Category Archives: Cleaning

A simple Guide to Vacuum Maintenance

It’s a safe to say almost every home in Canada has a vacuum cleaner, in one form or another. However, the percentage of people who perform the recommended maintenance on said vacuum is probably next to none. So why do … Continue reading

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No carpets, no cleaning? Not quite!

Vacuum cleaners were first designed to clean wall-to-wall carpeting and area rugs, as this was the most common floor covering at the time. However, as our décor tastes change so does the functionality of the vacuum cleaners available. Regardless of … Continue reading

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Cleaning Hacks to Avoid

From school and work, to kids and grandkids, our lives are continuously getting busier and busier. It’s no wonder cleaning hacks are so popular in our social media feeds. But will these truly help save time on household chores? Surely … Continue reading

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Show Your Carpets Some Love

Very few houses have zero carpeting. There’s always that spare bedroom, a carpeted flight of stairs, an entry mat, or area rug in the den. As we transition out of the muddy Spring and into the Summer months it’s time … Continue reading

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Allergy Symptom Prevention

Seasonal allergies are the result of our immune system over reacting in an attempt to fight off the foreign pollen, mold, and dust particles that have entered our bodies. It’s never fun suffering through allergy season or watching someone we … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks

Just when you thought life wasn’t busy enough, the calendar changed to April and Spring Cleaning is upon us. Knowing that you’ll have a cleaner house, and possibly one less item on your to-do list, is often cause enough to partake … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning for your Closets

To some a closet is the place to neatly organize their possession. To others a closet is the place of continuous clutter. Either way Spring is the perfect time to check the state of your bedroom and linen closets. Start … Continue reading

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The Buzz about battery operated vacuums

Can you image what it was like to clean your carpets say 50 years ago? What about 100 years ago? From homemade brooms in the 1700’s, to hand-crank operated carpet sweepers in 1869, to a horse mounted – gasoline powered … Continue reading

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How to Change a Vacuum Belt

Most vacuum cleaner belts can be changed at home, preventing you from having to bring the vacuum into a repair centre. The process is quite simple and is one of the easiest things you can do to help maintain your … Continue reading

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How to Remove Household Odours

Life stinks – literally! From pets, to sports gear, to garbage cans, there is usually at least one unpleasant odour trying to invade our home and nostrils. But why live with it?! Recently, HE dishwashers have become a popular choice … Continue reading

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