6 Ways to Improve Home Air Quality

Make your home a place to relax and truly breathe easy with these tips, from cleaning air filters to vacuuming effectively and beyond.

8 Household Uses for Sugar

Learn alternative uses for refined sugar, including a simple sugar scrub, cleaning a coffee grinder, and more.

Cleaning Tricks for a Chemical-Free Bathroom

Baking soda and vinegar, simple household ingredients, can be used to effectively clean your bathroom. Try them in these four applications to create a chemical-free space.

4 Eco-Cleaning Chores for Fall

Tackle these four essential fall cleaning chores to make your home more efficient and comfortable for winter.

11 Tips for Cleaning with Kids

Combine spending quality time with your kids and cleaning house. These 11 tips can help you effectively maintain balance by cleaning with your kids.

A Favorite Kitchen Tool

If you use cast-iron cookware, try this indispensable tool—a stainless-steel mesh scrubber.

6 Homemade Cleaner Recipes

Janeen Solberg developed these homemade cleaner recipes more than 10 years ago and still uses them today.

EWG’s Online Guide to Healthy Cleaning

In an effort to help consumers find safer products, the Environmental Working Group has created an online guide that rates more than 2,000 household cleaners for safety of ingredients and disclosure of contents.

11 Uses for Salt

Salt can soak up stains, clean pots and pans and exfoliate skin. Check out these and other uses for salt!

6 Uses for Sugar

Sugar is a staple in many households. Try these six uses for sugar for a new way to use this conventional sweetener.

15 Uses for Olive Oil

From a homemade furniture polish to a skin and hair conditioner, olive oil has many uses around the home. Just check out these 15 uses for olive oil! 

17 Uses for Lemons

Did you know that lemons can cut grease, brighten laundry and whiten fingernails? Discover these and many more uses for lemons!

20 Uses for Vinegar

Good for cleaning home and body, vinegar has many uses around the house, from cutting grease in the kitchen to softening hair and laundry.

17 Uses for Baking Soda

Good for cleaning home and body, baking soda has many uses, from absorbing odors to keeping hair shiny and carpet fresh.

Spring Cleaning in the Garden

Spring cleaning in the garden, for the Lemon Verbena Lady, begins by examining some of her favorite herbs. Read on as she shares how she's pacing herself this spring.

Growing Herbs in Texas: Clearing Herb Beds for Spring

It is time, however, to start cleaning up garden beds and preparing for new plants in the garden. If, like me, you've allowed that pesky Coastal Bermuda to invade your beds, now is the time to dig it out. Learn more.

New Year, New Cleaning Methods

Matt divulges into his New Year's resolution of using greener cleaners and more natural cleaning methods.

When Cleaning Is Not a Chore

Cleaning can be calming, but nauseous-smelling products aren't as lovely as using herbs or "green" alternatives. Learn more about herbal cleaning.

Attack of the Killer Tea-Bag

Tea has a whole library of health benefits.  But did you realize it can be essential in a clean home? Read about the battle of tea v. dirt and your best plan of attack.