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Cleaning Your Mattress

When you think about your most used piece of furniture, chances are you think it's your couch or microwave. But your mattress is used every night and for hours each time. And while you routinely clean your furniture and appliances, your mattress probably hasn't been cleaned since you bought it...
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This Is How Often You Should Weigh Yourself

The battle between you and your bathroom scale can be hurtful and rewarding; all in the same day! While researchers agree that it's not healthy to obsess about numbers when it comes to weight loss, it appears that people who weight themselves every day are more likely to lose weight. The study...
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How Often Do You Change Your Bed Sheets?

Men have a reputation of being dirty and gross but according to a new study the one area men are cleaner than women is in the bedroom. Specifically, men wash their bedsheets more often than women. Of the 2,000 participants, men religiously washing their bed sheets every two weeks, while women say...
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Things We Clean Too Much

Many times we focus of items that are not cleaned but there are some things you can clean too much and that can be an expensive lesson and perhaps be a hazard for good health. Did you know that spraying wood cleaner on furniture too often can make it dirtier? The wax used in many sprays can create...
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Avoid Sabotaging Your Sunscreen

Despite the overwhelming body of research that proves just how dangerous too much sun exposure can be, far too many of us are not wearing or applying sunscreen correctly and that drastically increases your risk of developing several types of skin cancers. So make sure you are not getting a false...
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You Should Be Cleaning Your Phone At Least Once A Day

Nothing does with us quite as much as our mobile phones. From the night stand to the car and even to the bathroom, it is no surprise that many refer to our phones as a mobile petri dish. Illness-causing germs—including the types that cause food poisoning, common colds and other infections—can only...
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Household Items You May Be Cleaning Too Much

Believe it or not, it's actually possible to clean your home too much. Whether it means you're cleaning an item too often or cleaning it more than necessary, over-cleaning is a waste time, money and energy and sometimes, even ruin your stuff. For instance, over cleaning your wood furniture can...
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We're Not Washing Our Bath Towels Enough

Recently General Electric asked the public a simple question, how often do you wash your bathroom towels not the decorated ones but the ones you use after a shower or bath). Half of respondents said they use their towels at least five times before throwing it in the washer. 14% use their bath...
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Car Care Myths Debunked

The cooler weather is here and with it comes some car care myths! For instance, should you warm up your car's engine before driving it? At one time that was true but today's cars heat themselves fairly fast. Just get it, start it, and start driving. The sooner the engine warms up, the sooner it...
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Laundry Dont's You May Be Doing

If there is one thing you can always count on to be waiting for you is laundry! It’s never really complete, right? So with all that sorting, stuffing, setting and folding it would seem that we're experts on the subject. Except there are some laundry don'ts that you may be doing. Cleaning experts...
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