How to Steam Clean an Oven

Steam is a wonderful, natural cleaning tool that works wonders on all sorts of surfaces, including oven interiors. There are two major methods you can use to steam clean your oven. You can either put a pot full of water inside your oven and then heat it up for 20-30 minutes, or use a household(…)


How to Clean with Lemon Juice

There’s nothing more refreshing and clean-smelling than a freshly-squeezed lemon. Instead of relying on the citrus fragrances found in harsh chemical cleaning products, you’ll be delighted to find that fresh lemons can be used to clean the kitchen, bathroom, and other surfaces around the house. Whether in combination with salt or baking soda, or simply(…)


How to Clean Reusable Straws

If you’re looking for ways to make your lifestyle more sustainable, try using reusable straws instead of disposable ones – the create much less waste, so they are much better for the environment. They are also a great option if you just like using straws and want to have one available wherever you go. While(…)


How to Clean Brass Jewelry

Brass jewelry can be elegant and beautiful, but it’s prone to tarnishing and can be difficult to maintain. Though its surface can easily be scratched by abrasive cleaning methods, there are a number ways to clean brass jewelry without damaging it. If your older jewelry has a thin green-brown layer– known as a patina– you(…)


How to Spring Clean Your Room

When spring comes around, a lot of people take this opportunity to do some deep cleaning around their home. For many of us, the most important part of spring cleaning is cleaning our bedrooms. However, if your room is really dirty or cluttered, you may not know where to start. Fortunately, by focusing on 1(…)


How to Clean Abalone

Abalone are quick and easy to clean! To clean the meat, simply remove it from the shell, trim off the liver, and remove any dirt from the flesh. If you want to clean the shells, use muriatic acid to help loosen the barnacles and then use a chisel and wire brush to remove them. Polish(…)


How to Clean a Typewriter

Typewriters aren’t just cherished devices from the past! They are still used and loved by generations both young and old. If your typewriter is an antique or used regularly, chances are it needs a good clean. Clear out all the dust first with a vacuum, a small paintbrush, and a can of compressed air. Remove(…)


How to Clean Mussels

Fresh mussels are delicious when eaten with a tasty sauce or tossed into a decadent pasta dish, and you can easily enjoy them from the comfort of your own home! In order to keep them healthy and tasty while being cooked and prepared, mussels need to have the ocean dirt and sand removed from them,(…)


How to Clean Lampshades

Lampshades are a great addition to your home’s interior, but over time, they can become dirty and dusty. Wash your fabric lampshade in a soapy bath and then rinse and dry it thoroughly. If your lampshade is made from paper, simply use a dry microfiber cloth to remove the dust. Both these methods are quick,(…)