Today is the very first post in a new and ongoing series on our site called Home Ec. Inspired by...

Home Ec: How to Keep a Clean Home (Design*Sponge)

Our dear friend Grace Bonney shares her tips on keeping a clean home in her Home Ec series. Spoiler alert: she turns to Mrs. Meyer's Clean Home book for some advice., diy organize, organization tips

55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips & Tricks

55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips, Tricks And Hacks (for the home and more!)

DIY Citrus Vinegar Cleaner

How to make your own DIY Citrus Vinegar Cleaner for chemical-free, all-purpose cleaning! vinegar and citrus can damage the sealant

Dip a q-tip in white vinegar and run it along the track. For more window cleaning tips, check out Ask Anna. - 33 Meticulous Cleaning Tricks For The OCD Person Inside You

How to clean your home in 15 minutes - these 8 easy tips will make it look you spent an entire day cleaning!

How to Clean Your Home in 15 Minutes - A Merry Maids "Season's Cleanings" Tip

Laundry Tip: How to safely make your own bleach gel

DIY Bleach Gel

Make your own bleach gel at Me and My DIY ¾ cup water 3 Tbsp corn starch Tbsp household bleach

Carpet stain remover

This Is The Best Way To Remove Tough Carpet Stains

Homemade Carpet Stain Remover…NO Scrubbing Needed! Fill an empty spray bottle with 1 part ammonia & 1 part HOT water, spray it LIBERALLY on the stain, laid the clean white towel on top of it and start ironing away!

stain stick

Homemade Laundry Stain Stick

DIY Laundry Stain Stick 1 bar Fels Naptha laundry soap (finely grated) cup washing soda* cup borax* 2 Tbs vinegar Tbs water 2 Tbs Dawn dish liquid *If you can’t find or don’t have one of these on hand, just double-up on the other.

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