Category: Kitchen

3 Ways to Stay on Top of Cleaning

Whether it’s tackling your laundry chair or cleaning the dishes in your sink, staying on top of cleaning can be a daunting task. It’s important to not let the clutter ruin your day while still enjoying life and hitting major milestones. When you’re ready to organize and clean, here are a few habits to keep your space clean and your mind clear. Start Small. Often the thought of tackling major

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What You Shouldn’t Do to Your Microfiber Cloth

A microfiber cloth is essential in the kitchen to pick up and trap dirt like a magnet. They offer far more cleaning and scrubbing power than an ordinary washcloth or paper towel. The best part is that you can reuse them, saving you money and the environment. Even though a microfiber cloth can withstand hundreds of washings, you do have to be careful when washing them. Using too much detergent

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The Power of Microfiber Cloths

Cotton or paper towels fall short to microfiber in plenty of ways. A microfiber cloth is synthetic, consisting of polyester which gives it a towel-like structure while nylon adds absorption and density. You can use a microfiber cloth for furniture or clothes but it also works great for cleaning and sanitizing other spaces. Microfiber consists of millions of tiny fibers and has a positive charge to attract grime and dirt.

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The Differences Between Key Lime and Limes

Limes are called for in many recipes including key lime pie, tacos, margaritas and much more. But you may have come across a recipe that calls for Key limes as opposed to limes and wondered what that means. There are two main types of limes you’ll come across in a grocery store, the Persian lime and the Key lime. A Persian lime is often labeled “limes” and has origins to

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Choosing Between Open Shelves and Cabinets

Empty kitchen walls can be daunting. With the increased popularity for open shelving, you may be wondering what would best suit your kitchen. It all comes down to functionality and what your intentions are for your storage. Shelving is a great solution for a more compact profile. Typical full cabinetry will extend about 12 to 14 inches while an open shelf can work in 8 to 10 inches. If you’re

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Inexpensive Kitchen Cabinet Upgrades

A big budget isn’t the only way to invest in your home and upsell your kitchen. A few small changes can make a big difference. Here are four ways to upgrade your cabinets according to home stagers. Switch the Color. If you have the time to put in the work, update your cabinets with a few coats of paint or a darker stain. You may have to strip the cabinets

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How to Paint a Small Kitchen to Make it Look Larger

Paint is one of the easiest ways to give a room a makeover. A small kitchen is no exception and with limited remodeling options, a careful manipulation of color and its impact on lighting can visually expand a space. Here’s a few important tips to keep in mind when painting a smaller kitchen. Utilize Neutral Colors. White and neutral colors are a lifesaver for smaller kitchens. White will reflect light,

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Common Kitchen Items You Shouldn’t Have

Kitchens are hot spots for culinary tools and gadgets. But you don’t want to end up with a bunch of stuff you’ll regret buying. Here are some of the most common kitchen items that are a waste of cash and what you should replace them with instead. Prefilled Spice. Spices turn your food into masterpieces. But, you’ll have a more difficult time accomplishing that when you settle for a prefilled

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How to Keep a White Kitchen Clean

Knowing how to keep a white kitchen clean can be tough. You may wonder what the best tools are or the best techniques to keep an all-white kitchen bright. Here’s how to keep them as clean as possible and what to avoid. Keep the Exhaust Fan Running. For an all-white kitchen, prevention is one of the best approaches. It’s easier to keep things looking clean if they don’t make a

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Things To Avoid While Cleaning Your Coffee Maker

Coffee can be the most important part of getting your day started. One way to ensure your coffee machine is performing at its best is to regularly and correctly clean it. Oils left behind after a brewing session require attention, and the more often you use it, the more you’ll need to put it through a cleaning cycle. It’ll make a huge difference in the quality of your drinks. Here

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