Hardwood floors are an investment many homeowners take pride in. The fresh natural look is appealing, but it won’t last long if dirt and grime are allowed to build up. Wood floor cleaning requires a daily and weekly schedule—and an occasional professional cleaning job can’t hurt.
Many types of wood are used for […]
KIWI wants our Houston neighbors to stay safe during this time. We care about the safety and well being of all of those affected by Hurricane Harvey. While KIWI does offer 24/7 immediate flood damage repair for Hurricane Harvey flood damage restoration, we also want to provide you with some tips on how to handle […]
Once upon a time, I made Citrus Vinegar and it was amazing. The leftover peels from this amazing concoction should make another amazing cleaner right? Um no, go directly to jail, do not pass go, do not collect $200. More like orange ice cream vomit that smells like oranges, […]
I love cleaning with vinegar. I do. I really, really do. Vinegar has natural antibacterial properties and it’s acidic, making it a great natural cleaner. I have my all-purpose citrus vinegar that I use to tackle almost every mess I come in contact with, which is frequently because someone in my household has […]
I’m excited. I love my all purpose vinegar cleaner but sometimes it burns my nose. I love that it cuts through messes super easy (like last night when I spilled fresh berry juice everywhere) and leaves my table nice and shiny. But the smell of pickles lingers for a while. I like pickles but not […]
I consider myself to be good at cleaning, however, sometimes it takes me a while to get around to cleaning specific things. For example, the bottom half of my shower curtain has pink polka dots and not the fun kind. Does this really bother me? Nope. There are worse things in life than having a […]
The Green Phenomenon: What it Means to Go Green
There are literally thousands of websites devoted to figuring out just what this means, and I’ve come to the conclusion that the most concise definition is:
To go green is to live life in a way that is good for the Earth, whether it be […]
One of the most important things to know about going green, is to just be aware as a consumer (and also wear a green wig if you have one, like my daughters are, above.)
But in all seriousness, going green as a family doesn’t mean that you have to completely rearrange your lives […]
St. Patrick’s Day is tomorrow, and it gave me a little inspiration to write about some ways to go green inside your home. I’ve already given you some suggestions for making some green cleaning products, but it’s always helpful to know some little tips to help “green up” your life.
1. Cut down on junk […]
I’m sure that many of you are used to using club soda as a mixer or something to soothe an upset tummy. But did you know that club soda actually makes a fantastic green cleaning agent?
The carbonation and sodium in this inexpensive cleaner work well to make the surfaces of your home sparkle and […]
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