How To Clean Your Cast Iron Skillet And Other Specialty Kitchen Items

Making high-quality meals in our home kitchens has never been more important - or more possible. For those of us who cut back on restaurant visits, particularly early in the pandemic, learning professional-level cooking techniques may have been a new hobby, a way to relax after a long day of remote work, or just part of choosing a healthier, home-prepared meal over another takeout delivery.  Whatever the reason, many of us have acquired a number of new kitchen gadgets over the past 18 months or so, each of which presents ...

2021-10-15T11:24:02+00:00 October 20th, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

Sustainable Ways To Keep Your Home Office Organized And Efficient

The home office is almost always an afterthought in home planning. It usually starts out rather minimalist, with a chair, a desk, and maybe a computer and printer. But, as anyone who has spent the past 18 months or so working from home knows, things almost never stay as clean or organized as when you start out. Over time, papers tend to pile up, pens that have long-since run dry get put back into desk drawers, and organization goes out the window.  Keeping your home office organized can feel like ...

2021-09-29T11:43:59+00:00 September 29th, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

Are Compostable Cleaning Wipes Worth The Buy?

Disposable cleaning wipes have become a staple of modern life. In 2020, at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, disposable disinfectant wipes were among the most sought after — and most hoarded — commodities as we raced to protect ourselves, our families, and our homes from viral contamination.  However, the convenience of disposable wipes comes with a significant environmental cost. Billions of disposable wipes make it to our landfills and oceans every year, many of which contain plastics that do not break down and harsh disinfecting chemicals that can leech ...

2021-09-20T18:55:15+00:00 September 21st, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

How To Clean Cobwebs – And Keep Them From Coming Back

Even just hearing the word “cobwebs” can evoke feelings of eerie haunted houses and Halloween decorations, even though it’s not quite spooky season just yet. But as much fun as decorating with cobwebs and novelty spiders can be, no one wants to deal with cobwebs collecting dust in the corners of our homes. Learn how you can get rid of those pesky cobwebs – and keep them from coming back.

2021-09-03T18:47:06+00:00 September 6th, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

7 Sustainable Swaps To Make In The Kitchen

For most of us, the kitchen is the hub of the home, the place where we congregate with family and friends, and, in these Covid-impacted times, often complete our work or educational tasks. Unfortunately, the kitchen can be the room where it is most difficult to make eco-friendly choices. Single-use plastic packaging, harsh chemical cleaners, and disposable products are easily available and can seem like the most logical choice when food safety is on the line. But there is good news for the eco-conscious — green, sustainable products are making ...

2021-08-27T20:13:06+00:00 August 31st, 2021|Residential Cleaning|