Tag: cleaning

How to Easily (and Cheaply) Clean Your Soffit Vents

Last fall we got a notice from our homeowner association we needed to ensure our soffit vents were cleaned out before the first snow arrived. They relayed to us, blocked soffit vents are one of the leading causes of ice dams forming on the roof. Eek!  Here’s an article I wrote about how poor insulation …

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How to Make Swiffer Wet Jet Refill

About six years ago I was sick of paying $4.99 for the Swiffer Wet Jet Refills and wanted a cheaper solution. I could have gone with the classical mop and bucket route, but I liked the design and functionality of the Swiffer Wet Jets. So I started playing around with refill bottles and started looking …

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How to make your own window cleaner and all purpose cleaner

Why spend $2-$3 on simple windex cleaner when you can make your own.  I came up with a great recipe for making my own window cleaner. 1 cup of water 1 cup of rubbing alcohol 1 tsp of white (clear) vinegar Some other variances I found to this receipe suggest adding a little bit of blue dye …

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