Fall Cleaning Checklist

Fall Cleaning Checklist

The Home Know-It-All posted a great fall cleaning checklist. I guess now that it's all spelled out for me, I can no longer make excuses to get moving! In the House • Clean carpets, doormats, and rugs. Replace sisal or…

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Cleaning Products For Hispanics?

Cleaning Products For Hispanics?

We understand target marketing, but even this seems a little extreme. Clorox -- that well-known cleaning company who's name calls to mind the word "bleach" -- has just released a suite of cleaning products designed for Hispanics. "Clorox Fraganzia," as…

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Spring Clean Up

Spring Clean Up

This week my town started to pick up yard refuse again. (Bless them.) All winter big broken branches from last fall's snowstorm and our winter windstorms have been cluttering up the yard. Add to that the usual spring cleanup stuff.…

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LG’s New Robot Vacuum

LG’s New Robot Vacuum

At CES last week LG debuted its new HOM-BOT, the latest in robotic vacuuming. The HOM-BOT features enhanced navigation technology that relies on cameras and sensors to effectively map a room and avoid potential obstacles. An upper camera focuses on…

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Breast Cancer And Cleaning Products

Breast Cancer and Cleaning Products

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Maid Brigade -- a Green Clean Certified cleaning service -- has posted some interesting information on a possible link between household cleaning products and breast cancer. According to the short video on…

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After Irene: The Hardest Hit Town

After Irene: The Hardest Hit Town

The Burlington Free Press -- Vermont's biggest paper -- ran a story today about the residents of Wilmington, Vermont, arguably the hardest hit town during Tropical Storm Irene. During the storm the Deerfield River, which runs through town, swelled and…

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The Ultimate Cleaning Gun

The Ultimate Cleaning Gun

My phobia of cleaning solutions has been a reoccurring topic on this blog. Just last week we were talking about the new standards for EcoLogo-worthy hard surface cleaners and how they're forcing manufacturers who want to earn the label to…

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Scooping Poop With Style

Scooping Poop with Style

If there's one thing that bugs me about living in a dog-friendly city, it's all the negligent dog owners. You know who you are. A dog dropping blog is not glamorous, I know. But it needs to be addressed. When…

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