Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaning

    Cleaning hack for today: Hydrogen peroxide is fantastic to use instead of bleach for removing mold and mildew. Simply put the hydrogen peroxide into a spray bottle undiluted. Spray onto the contaminated area, let it sit for 10 minutes. Wipe carefully with a soft cloth, rinse with plain water.

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Sink Grid and Bacteria

Having a sink grid in the bottom of your  nice shiny stainless steel sink  or any other type seems like a nice idea?  No one wants to damage or scratch the sink. The grid helps keep dishes and silverware off the bottom of the sink. It helps with rinsing around the dishes. Having a grid…

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What is an Aerator Filter?

What is an Aerator Filter? It is a round filter attached to your faucet. This filter combines  a mixture of water and air to create a smooth flow of water. Do these filters need to be Cleaned? By unscrewing the filter off with a soft cloth and wrench, the filter should be removed and cleaned…

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Are All Microfiber Cloths the Same?

What is a Microfiber Cloth? Microfiber cloths are made up of super fine synthetic yarns split into millions of microscopic strands, 100 times smaller than human hair. They are highly absorbent and can hold seven times the weigh of the cloth in water. What are the different type of Microfiber cloths? All Purpose Cleaning Microfiber:…

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The Story Behind Our Cartoon

I went to High school with Mark  Brewer  in Connecticut and he had already been doing illustrations since he was fifteen. He did illustrations for our popular Shoreline newspaper, and other publications such as our high school newsletter. I loved his sense of humor, I could relate….. How the idea came about… I used to…

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How to Protect from Hard Water

We deal with hard water and soap scum on a daily bases on glass enclosures. What we have been doing is removing the hard water stains or marks by using a vinegar and water solution and Bon Ami if necessary. Even the older non coated glass enclosures we treat  with this durable protection barrier. This…

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What’s those Flies In The Bathroom?

Have you been curious on what those moth-like flies are hanging around the drains in your bathroom. What is the real name of these flies? Psychodidae, or commonly called drain flies, sewer flies, filter flies, sewer gnats. ( they do BITE…) Why are they in the bathroom, sometimes in the kitchen? Drain pipes are a…

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Cleaning Dishwasher Filter

Depending on the frequency the dishwasher is being used. Check the filter weekly, to see if it needs to be clean. A clean filter helps the dishwasher to run efficiently. It’s easy to locate the filter. The filter is located at the bottom of the dishwasher. Unscrew the filter and take it out, along with…

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Soap As A Remedy – Wacky Wednesday

DID YOU KNOW…. That you can put soap flakes or a bar of soap between your sheets  or mattress and this will help stop muscle cramps. I know it sounds like the stupidest idea. Not all home remedies work, but this one has proven to work for many. Yon Doo Ough, MD,  Anesthesiologist practicing in…

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Cleaning Faucets

                   Water Faucet Care Bathroom and kitchen faucets come in all sizes and shapes and finishes. Choosing the style and finish depends on individual preference. When deciding to change out your faucets I would take in consideration if you have a well and if the water is…

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