Where are they, and how do you clean them?
When it comes to cleaning supplies, it's easy for the average shopper to get sucked in by the latest and greatest promise. Whether it's a multi-purpose spray that will supposedly replace all your other cleaners, or a new kind of bottle that's somehow more efficient and ergonomic, there's always something to get us excited. Professional house [...]
We all have small switches we make that indicate the transition to fall from summer. We swap out t-shirts for sweaters, smoothie bowls for bowls of soup, and bright paint colors for deeper, rich hues. But what about the unglamorous stuff? There's so much more to prepping your home for the changing season than adding a few seasonally-appropriate [...]
Your countertops aren’t only an investment purchase; they’re the pièce de résistance of your kitchen. So keeping them looking their best (read: free of unsightly stains) is pretty darn important. We checked in with pros across the industry to bring you the very best tricks for successful countertop stain removal. MARBLE Material 101: The oh-so-pretty but softer stone is an [...]
There's no need to waste a ton of money on a professional plumber or chemical-packed products to unclog your drain. Use these easy steps and DIY cleaning solution from Michael Dimopoulos, a Thumbtack House Cleaner and the founder of Lazy Susans Cleaning, to dislodge that blockage in no time. Create a mixture of 1/3 cup baking soda and [...]
You may think your dingy tile and grout is beyond hope, but with the right products and a little scrubbing, you can easily renew and refresh your grimy grout. Just use this cleaning routine from Michael Dimopoulos, a Thumbtack House Cleaner and the founder of Lazy Susans Cleaning to spring clean your floors and bathroom. First sprinkle a [...]
Refresh your shower doors—including those tricky to reach corners—with this simple routine and easy-to-make cleaning solution from Michael Dimopoulos, a Thumbtack House Cleaner and the founder of Lazy Susans Cleaning. The best part—there's no heavy duty scrubbing involved and it only takes a few minutes from start to finish. First, make the homemade cleaning solution by combining 1 [...]
Cleaning granite countertops is one of the easiest spring cleaning tasks to tackle—as long as you have the right product on hand. To clean and polish granite countertops, be sure to use a safe and gentle cleaner designed for the special surface. Michael Dimopoulos, a Thumbtack House Cleanerand the founder of Lazy Susans Cleaning, suggests washing with [...]
How to Clean Hardwood Floors Plus, common cleaning ingredients to avoid (they’ll ruin your floors over time!).
Want to ensure you're taking proper care of your hardwood floors? Just follow these easy steps from Michael Dimopoulos, a Thumbtack House Cleaner and the founder of Lazy Susans Cleaning, and your floors will shine again in no time. Collect loose dirt and dust, and prepare your hardwoods for a thorough cleaning, by vacuuming them. Then use a [...]
At least once a year, you should cleanse and revive your dishwashing machine with a thorough cleaning to get rid of icky grime, build-up, and mold. Use these steps and homemade cleaning solution from Michael Dimopoulos, a Thumbtack House Cleaner and the founder of Lazy Susans Cleaning, to give your dishwasher a deep cleaning. First, remove dishes, the [...]