Recent Stain Removal Articles

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5 Crafty Cleaning Tips

Posted by Katie Marks | Jan 10, 2014

As we move into a new year, many of us are thinking about those pesky little cleaning projects we've been putting off: that grody grout in the bathroom, another go at Aunt Lucy's antique...

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Cleaning Your Walls the Green Way

Posted by Katie Marks | Dec 30, 2013

Interior walls tend to get dingy over time, as you've probably already noticed. No matter what color they are, streaks and stains start to show, mysterious scuff marks emerge, and you...

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Getting to Know Enzymatic Cleaners

Posted by Katie Marks | Nov 19, 2013

If you've been hunting for ecologically-friendly cleaning options, chances are high that you've encountered enzymatic cleaners, which lift dirt, grime, and odors without introducing...

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Oven Cleaning Tips

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Mar 05, 2013

In my experience, cleaning the oven is a hideous job. The hideousness comes in the form of removing all traces of toxic oven cleaner from the oven. Scrubbing the roasted on black-brown...

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Spring Cleaning the Efficient Way

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Feb 18, 2013

March is the time for spring cleaning, although some people wait until the official beginning of spring in April. I like to get a head start on spring cleaning so that it does not creep...

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Household Uses for Vinegar

Posted by s.e. smith | Sep 24, 2012

Vinegar is a ubiquitous item in many kitchens, and savvy householders know that it has many uses beyond recipes. It’s also an excellent all-purpose cleaner, deodorizer, stain...

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Ecological Laundry Stain Treatments

Posted by Sayward Rebhal | Feb 09, 2012

Many years ago, I set about giving my home a complete “green makeover”, and homemade laundry detergent was the very first thing I tackled. I devised a recipe that worked like a...

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Cleaning Up Household Biohazards

Posted by Cris Carl | Nov 23, 2011

After working in the health care field for over 15 years and raising two children, I have had more than a passing familiarity with biohazards. I think there is a tendency for many...