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From rug stains to renovations, we all could use a hand around the home.

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How important is it to purchase your own cleaning supplies and equipment?

I have only been a housekeeper since October 2017. Prior to that I went to college to study legal assistant studies, then found a job with security companies working as a dispatcher and as a customer service representative. I also worked briefly at the 911 center as a dispatcher. I... more


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Is there a way to deep clean my carpet without having to go rent a steam cleaner?

I'm wondering if there's an alternative way to deep cleaning my carpet without having to pay someone to steam clean it or go out and rent one of the machines myself. Is it just as effective, or should I just pony up and go get a steamer?


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What is the easiest (fastest) way to clean a tub or shower stall, other than standing inside of it while scrubbing and having the water running down your arms?


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How can I get pet odors out of my couch?

One of my friends pointed out that my couch has started to smell like my dog. What can I use to get rid of the smell, not just cover it up?


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How long does it take to dry clothes outside?

I'm thinking of buying a drying rack and drying my clothes outside, at least for the summer. Does anyone else here do that? How long does it take for things to dry? It's just me and my husband, and we don't actually do a lot of laundry... more


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How do you get hard water stains off of a glass shower door?

Our master bath shower door is a beast to clean. How can I get rid of the hard water stains?


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What brand of meltable wax scents keeps its aroma the longest?

One of my friends started a new business, and she sells meltable scented waxes. They do smell good, but I don't want to invest if their aroma doesn't last for at least a few hours. What meltable wax keeps its scent the longest? 


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How should I disinfect the toys in my kids playroom?

Hand Foot and Mouth Disease has been going around our neighborhood. Many of the kids in the neighborhood frequently play at our house. I want to disinfect all the toys. What is the best way to do this?