Cleaning

3 Tips for Cleaner Hard Floors

Do you feel like you are ALWAYS cleaning your floors? Here are three tips for cleaning those hard floors.  #1 Mat Entrances: Protect your floors. Proper matting is the number one housework prevention. Putting a mat on the inside and outside of each exterior door, will save you time cleaning, but also protect your floors from wear and tear. They pull the soil from the bottom of your shoes as soon as you enter. They absorb water, slush, road salt, and mud.  To maintain your mat: Outdoor shake mats often and hose off if needed. Indoor mats can be vacuumed or swept. If...

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Swiffer vs. Don Aslett Mop

A Swiffer Mop vs. a Don Aslett Microfiber Mop. We are going to compare one of the most popular mops, the Swiffer, to our Don Aslett mops. The Swiffer became a household name in the late 1990’s - everyone had, or still has, a Swiffer. But, is it the best option for mopping? We will break it down into different categories.  PRICE. In the grand scheme of things, what's the bottom line? PRICE. The Swiffer mop/duster costs about $15. The Don Aslett Microfiber Mop 15-Inch is $36.99 and includes 2 reusable pads. The Swiffer pads must be purchased separately, and...

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Cleaning During the Holidays

The holiday season can be a little chaotic. Life is busy in general and now we throw on parties, cooking, decorating, and gift giving. Here are some tips and tricks for the crazy holiday season!  Start early. Don't procrastinate. We always think we have more time than we really do. For example, instead of waiting to wipe walls, do it early. Save yourself the stress of last minute clean-up and shopping.  "Procreation never makes things simpler." - Don Aslett, Is There Life After Housework?  Daily pickup and wipe down. A quick daily pickup and wipe down of the kitchen and...

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Use the Best Products to Clean Your Vehicle

Is there anything better than a clean car?  As much as I love the convenience of the drive through car wash, it doesn't compare to hand washing your car. It seems like my car just sparkles and stays cleaner a little longer with a hand wash. Don Aslett has some fantastic products that actually work and are convenient.  My favorite solution to wash my car with is Soilmaster. It removes the dirt and bugs from the car without leaving a film, like dish soap. It even removed sticky brake dust. Soilmaster is eco-friendly, and safe for your car, boat, motorcycle,...

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Cleaning Tools You Never Knew You Needed

There are products that are life savers in the cleaning world that we never knew we needed. Products that seem unnecessary or even silly. But once you use it you can't live without it. Here are four of my favorites. First on our list of the game changing products, the Mop Slippers. No more wet socks. No more cleaner on the bottom of my feet. No more footprints on the floors.  Wear them to clean the dust off the floor without bending over. Use with or without a cleaner. The bottom is detachable, and they are machine washable. They are...

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