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Clean the Bathroom

Always remember the key to speed cleaning is prevention. A lightly dirty surface is far easier to clean than one caked in muck. Run your thumbnail across the bottom of your shower. Any gray matter that comes off on your nail is soap scum. Prevent the problem by switching soap. The talc and animal fat in most soap causes the buildup which also clogs the drains. Switch to an all-natural soap like Sappo Hill found in health food stores.

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Clean the Kitchen

People often ask how to speed clean a home. Catch my video on how to use both hands to...
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Cleaning Air Conditioners

So accustomed have we become to the rhythm of the air-conditioner that rarely do we remember to clean it. Yet doing so reduces the cost of running it and helps prevent it from shutting down on a 95 degree day. Letís take a look at the proper way to clean this contraption.

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Cleaning Cabinets and Doors

How to clean Cabinets and Doors

The dos and do nots of cleaning cabinets:

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Cleaning Lamp Shades

Get Rid of Dust Mites: Short, easy tips that help improve oneís health are always my favorite tips. Here is one: Dust mites not only irritate the skin but wreak havoc on sinuses and worsen allergy problems. They thrive in moist environments and what better place than a bed dampened with sweat during the night. Upon rising, turn the covers down to expose the top half of your bed. Bedding and pillows dry during the day and the little scamps wither away from starvation.

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Cleaning Textured walls, Popcorn Ceilings and Rough Hewn Wood Beams

For the past several years Iíve written an article this time of year covering various holiday cleaning tips, dos and doníts. If you wish a refresher course click on years 2011 and 2012 and the October and November blogs give you all you need to know to speed cleaning your way through the holidays. Email me with any questions or better yet grab my book The Complete Idiotís Guide to Green Cleaning. The full stain removal guide in the back is quite popular during the holidays.

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Cleaning Wood, Laminated and Cork Floors

How to Clean Wood Floors: Use caution on wood or laminated floors when you choose both a cleaner and...
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Do Ahead Holiday Chores

Thanksgiving is getting close. Check your list of things you need to get done and stay focused today until...
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How To Clean an Electric Razor

Electric razors need cleaning too. All too often a small brush is quickly passed over the blades. If you...
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How to Clean Patio Furniture

The hot summer days and harsh weather takes its toll on patio furniture. Let's take a look at safe...
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How to Clean the Living Room, Dining Room and Bedroom

The past four or five monthly blogs cover cleaning the kitchen, bathroom, floors and general cleaning. The final segment...
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How to Strip and Wax a Linoleum Floor

If your linoleum or vinyl floor remains dirty even after a thorough scrub then it's time to strip and...
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How to Take Wax out of Carpet

In spite of my best efforts to warn people of the dangers of burning candles, I receive a dozen...
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    About Mary

    Mary Findley is a veteran cleaning expert and Founder of Mary Moppins. Mary built the company on the idea that she could create a way to make green cleaning easier, which inspired her to co-author "The Complete Idiots Guide to Green Cleaning" available on Amazon. The Mary Moppins line of specially designed cleaning tools are eco-friendly, yet industrial strength to give you the cleaning power you need to clean quickly and thoroughly.