Today’s pressing question: How messy are your bedrooms, readers? Are they hotel-like retreats and havens, or… like mine, with at least six different piles of clothes?
What are the best eco-friendly and non-plastic cleaning products you’ve tried (or considered trying)?
Ladies, do you deep clean your house — and if so, how? These are some of the best systems, books, and tricks we know of on how to deep clean your house — but we’d love to hear yours too!
Have your cleaning habits and routines changed since coronavirus? Is anyone else finding that they kind of like cleaning their own home?
Using eco-friendly cleaning products sounds like a great idea, but not all of them can get the job done — so today we’re sharing tips on green cleaning products that actually work, whether you’re integrating them into your own routines for keeping a clean house or you’re asking your cleaning service to use green cleaning … Read More about Green Cleaning Products That Actually Work
Do you have a spring cleaning routine at home? Do you spring clean your office? I’m sure there are more “yes” answers to that first question. But no judgment here! After all, my office cleaning “routine” is typically something like, “Wow, how did all this dust get here? I guess it’s time to wipe it off!” We … Read More about Tips and Tricks to Spring Clean Your Office
2018 Update: Links have been updated below; you can also check out our latest discussion on green cleaning products that actually work. Do you adhere to a cleaning system for your home? Have you hired a cleaning professional or cleaning service? And — if you only have 3 minutes to clean your home before a new visitor walks into … Read More about The Busy Woman’s Guide to Last-Minute Cleaning
We are doing a major declutter of our apartment, and I just feel completely scatterbrained because of it. We donated a good chunk of stuff to charity a week or two ago, I have a ThredUP bag filled and ready to go, and yesterday some eBay auctions ended, so I’ve been scrambling today trying to get packages out to … Read More about Decluttering, Selling, Donating, Kondoing, and More
2020 Update: Links have been updated below with our tips on keeping a clean house; you can also check out our latest discussion on cleaning habits in 2020. So: one of the big tips they give to working women is to hire a cleaning lady. I get it, I really do — but I still … Read More about The Best Systems for Keeping a Clean House
Readers, have you hired someone to clean your house or apartment? What are your best tips for how to hire a cleaning lady? When did you first hire them? (Right out of school, after you reached a certain salary, after you got married or had kids… when?) What have you learned about the process, such … Read More about Open Thread: Hiring a Cleaning Lady
Messy office… messy mind? Here’s how to know if your office has crossed the line into unprofessional mess…
This week’s poll is about an office space — if it’s your own, and you have a door that shuts and blocks it from view entirely, how clean do you keep it? (We’ll also assume, for the purpose of this poll, that you don’t have frequent clients or superiors coming to your office.) We have … Read More about Poll: When does a messy office cross the line?