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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

Follow These 8 Steps for a Clean House in a Snap

If you consider cleaning your house as picking up your children’s toys, clearing last night’s ice cream bowls from the coffee table or helping your husband’s dirty gym shirt find its way to the hamper, you’re not alone. Most people don’t give their home a proper deep cleaning as often... more

How to Find and Hire the Perfect Personal Chef

Hiring a personal chef isn’t just for the rich and famous. Many home cooks love to be in the kitchen, preparing a big meal for family and friends. Some even love to go grocery shopping. But given the option, they might prefer to have someone else do all this and... 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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House Cleaning Price

What is a reasonable price for a 5 bedroom 2 bath house? Two levels. We need just 2 bedrooms picked up, organized and vacuumed. Kitchen cleaned and mopped. Maybe do dishes if there are dishes that need done. Need counters, oven, stove, microwave and table cleaned. Have a dishwasher. Living room... more

Think You're a Neat Freak? Here's Where People Pay the Most for Housekeeping

These are the U.S. cities that spend the most money on making -- and keeping -- their homes clean and tidy. Picture this: Your living room floor, free of children's toys and assorted homework assignments.  A bedroom, any bedroom, minus those massive piles of laundry that loom menacingly in... more


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What is the best way to get stains out of tile grout?

We have white tile in our bathroom with a very light white grout. My daughter spilt a cup of Hawaiian punch in the bathroom. Now I have pink looking grout stains in my bathroom. What can I use to get them out?


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How do I keep my bathtub from being slippery after my soaks?

After work today, I was so happy to sink into a hot bath tub with my lavender salts. They made the tub slippery, though. I'm not sure how to get the residue off. What will work?