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Household Chores

The Ultimate Household Chore List

Having trouble keeping your house clean and organized? Here are 60 house chores you can do to keep your home sparkling. Show of hands: Who loves having a clean house? Now another show of hands: Who enjoys having to do the chores that'll keep your home clean? Even though we all... more


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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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Any tips for getting burnt popcorn smell out of the house?

I invited my girlfriends over tonight, and we had so much fun laughing that we forgot to get the popcorn out of the microwave! Now my whole house smells like burnt popcorn. Gross! What can do to get rid of the odor?


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How do I prevent dust bunnies on hardwood floors?

I have hardwood floors throughout my house and I sweep twice a day but I always have dust bunnies throughout my home and it drives me crazy!  What can I do to prevent the dust?  I clean behind and under all of my furniture but no matter what I do... more


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How much allowance should I give my kids?

I have two thirteen year-olds and an eleven year-old. They are given $5 per week for cleaning their bedrooms, doing the dishes on their assigned days (they each do it twice a week and then 1 day together), cooking dinner, cleaning their bathroom, cleaning their living room and cleaning the... more


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Can I use a steel wool pad on my glass stovetop?

While making grilled cheese and tomato soup tonight, I accidentally spilled the soup and the melted cheese onto my glass stove. Ugh. Now, it's stuck, and my normal cleaning cloths aren't getting it off. Can I clean the mess off with a steel wool pad?


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What removes paint stains from a bathroom sink?

After painting my shutters last week, I brought the brushes into the bathroom to clean. Unfortunately, I got distracted and forgot to clean out the sink afterwards. Now, it's stained with paint. Is there a way to get those stains out?


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Help with my posting

Hello! I'm new to the care.com community and am looking for some advice in terms of how to best recruit for the help I am looking for. I'm looking for someone to essentially serve as an extra set of hands in the late afternoons and evenings to... more