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Green Clean Upholstery with These Natural Techniques

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 19, 2014

Environmental awareness starts at home. Keep your house or apartment a hazardous-chemical-free zone; replace commercial upholstery cleaning products with eco-friendly versions based...


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When and How to Clean Your Hands … the Right Way

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 07, 2014

No other part of the body is as exposed to germs as our hands. If we go on to touch noses, mouths, or food, with unwashed hands, these germs will be transferred into the body. For this...


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Keeping Your PC, Smartphone or Tablet Clean

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 17, 2014

PCs, Smartphones, and handheld tablets are essentials of daily life. However, these conveniences need some basic maintenance to stay in top working order. Obviously you can’t...


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7 Do’s & Don’ts to Combat Kitchen Germs

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 06, 2014

The kitchen is the heart of the home, the place where your family and guests most love to congregate. Unfortunately, due to its combination of food prep, warm temperatures, and moisture,...


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Natural Fixes for Hardwood Floors

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 04, 2014

Stuff happens. If you have beautiful wood floors, no matter how careful you try to be, they will end up with signs of wear and tear caused by kids, pets, parties, and … well...


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Healthy Fixes for Unpleasant Household Odors

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 23, 2014

Phew! What’s that smell? We human beings are very sensitive to disagreeable household scents, which make a house feel somehow less clean and homey. Get rid of unlovely odors with...


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Burnt Stainless Pots: the Natural Solution You Need

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 21, 2014

It’s not that we’re absent-minded, exactly. We’re just trying too hard to multitask. “We” refers to a segment of the population that spends an inordinate...


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Cast Iron Cookware Questions and Answers

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 03, 2014

Cast iron cookware has long been appreciated by professional chefs and home cooks alike for its excellent heat retention properties. It’s also hard wearing and long lasting, with...