Isn't it ironic that the one place we use to clean our bodies daily is the one place we neglect to clean often? Since the shower isn't somewhere that our guests see when we entertain (usually... wink, wink) we tend to dismiss the need for routine cleaning until we can't see through the glass anymore. Did you know that the main culprit for the image above is
We all wish we had more time to do the things we enjoy...but more time for cleaning may not be at the top of your list. We at Penny's Personal Touch actually enjoy helping keep your home clean and tidy. But, we realize not everyone loves to clean like we do. So, we've compiled a list of 5 cleaning tips that can save you time. Try each of these and then sit back and relax.
The leaves of fall remind us of the weather change that is going to have us all spending more time indoors - rather than outdoors. We probably have cleaning items on our "To Do" list that we have neglected all year while we were out playing in the sunshine. So, let’s check some things off our checklist to get our homes winter ready. Here are 7 things you can clean now that were probably missed all year.
Maybe you were gifted with one of the most sought after 40 oz Yeti tumblers and it’s progressed from keeping your coffee hot in the winter to keeping your beer cold in the summer!
Another scenario could be that you have a special hand painted wine glass or Tervis plastic tumbler and you found out after you put it in the dishwasher that it is not dishwasher safe!
Either of these could result in a stain or an odor. Let's see how to get rid of those stains and odors so you can enjoy your favorite Yeti, Tervis, or special cup longer!
Sludge In The Ice Maker? Ew!
When a restaurant goes through a health inspection, did you know many are closed down due to the sludge found in the ice makers? Now ask yourself when was the last time that you cleaned your own ice maker?
Last time, we discussed how to keep the kitchen sink free of bacteria and safe for our food. Please click here to review that blog. Today, we look at where so much of that food is kept, the fridge.
What Is That Growing In Your Fridge? Ew!
Last time, we talked about the first item in our kitchen that needs our cleaning attention, the sponge. Today, our important first cup of morning coffee is considered...
Reports have come out concerning the Keurig not being made with a proper way to take it apart and clean it. But at least 1 in 5 households have one, so we need to come up with a good cleaning solution.
The filter, if not changed, adds non-needed bacteria, lime scale and rust to your coffee. The water tank is holding onto water where bacteria and mold will grow.
The cup holder has holes to catch drippings, but it also holds onto the coffee and heats it up. So, let's keep it clean!
Have you ever noticed that your kitchen is the heart of your home? No matter what type of social gathering I have been to in someone’s home, the kitchen is usually the most popular area to hang out. The kitchen can also be the dirtiest, most germ infested area as well. From trash cans to chicken in the sink, the germs are setting and spreading unnoticeable to the human eye. If we consistently treat five particular areas in the kitchen, we can keep the presence of germs down and from spreading. In this series of blog articles, I will be focusing on five items in your kitchen that could potentially be making you and your family sick. So, let's begin with the first...
Most of us know what mold looks like, whether it forms on bread, old food in containers, or in the shower. However, what is puzzling is why there is sometimes a pink slime on the grout in the showering area, in our toilet, or in our pet’s container of water. Let's find out what it is, how to get rid of it, and how to keep it GONE!