I try to do daily cleaning until I get behind and overwhelmed. Then he will take a weekend and do a massive cleaning. We both end up feeling like the other one never does any cleaning. How can we find a better compromise?
This is Offbeat Home's archive of Cleaning posts.
Keeping spaces nice and clean.
Family closets are usually used by large families but you don't have to have five or more kids to benefit from a family closet. Heck, you don't even need to have a kid to enjoy the ease of keeping all the clean laundry in one place.
My mane is a formidable opponent to my shower drain. After a few weeks of hair washing my nightly showers turn into shaths — that uncomfortable combination of showering and wading in backed up bath water.
I feel like I'm doing a great disservice to the environment by reaching for the Drano, and often envision a whale keeling over when I use it. I was wondering if any Homies have some proven natural concoctions for drain unclogging.
My housemate Darby and I — we're very similar — seem to be constantly figuring out really simple things, like what people use baskets for. Sometimes we feel like our brains just don't work, especially when it comes to putting things away. If that makes sense to you, this is the thread in which to share the incredibly dumb things you're incredibly proud of having figured out.
My husband and I believe a healthy adulthood includes creative play. However, we have interests other than gaming and prefer miniature dragons do not overrun our home.
How do you conserve water in your houses/apartments? Specifically, I'm most interested in the eco-friendliest, most water conservation-minded way to wash dishes without a dishwasher?
It seems that one of the biggest questions regarding DIY laundry soap is: Can I use it in my HE washer? Lots of people say they use it in their HE washers, and it works wonderfully.
But is anecdotal evidence good enough for this pseudo-scientist?