Dishwasher maintenance tips

I remember my first apartments out of college – full of bad shag carpeting, purple bathrooms, rodents and other unwanted invaders. Still, the worst part for me? No dishwashers. How I love my dishwasher. If you love your dishwasher like I do, you need to give it a little TLC periodically to keep it running […]


Cleaning your desktop computer monitor, keyboard and mouse

In the spirit of back to school, now is a good time to clean your computer. Take 20 minutes and clean your desktop: (Before you start, a few notes – always follow your computer/monitor/keyboard manual’s cleaning instructions and never spray cleaning fluid, water or alcohol directly onto any part of your computer.) 1. Gather your supplies: […]

Washing your Washing Machine

Washing machines are one of life’s greatest inventions in my book (imagine washing clothes by hand with a wooden scrub board with buckets of steaming water – yuck), and yes, they need routine maintenance – washing machines need to be washed too. Dirt, residue, build up and even mold or mildew can accumulate over time […]

Quick Interior Car Clean Up

The interior of your car can take a real beating in the summer, with sand from the beach, trash from road trips, and sporting equipment rolling around. And who has time (or cash) to get the car detailed? Take ten minutes and cover the basics, and your car will thank you. This also an easy […]