Stories tagged: cleaning
SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2016, 4 P.M.
55 Plus: Why a cleaning service can be a miracle
I once knew a woman who had allowed her clutter to become her prison. She wasn’t a hoarder, but there were stacks of old mail and magazine filling every corner …
SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2016, NOON
Spring cleaning do’s and don’ts: 8 tips from professionals
Spring cleaning is upon us, and apparently, we are all Doing It Wrong. Personal organizers and professional house cleaners share the do’s and don’ts of the Big Clean.
SUNDAY, AUG. 25, 2013
Pin board corrals important papers, photos in one place
If you’re bracing for the start of the school year, you’re probably already waist-deep in backpacks, markers and brand-new sneakers. And you’ve probably already started thinking about where all that …
SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 2013
Those cleaning appliances in your kitchen need love, too
Your dishwasher, sink drain and garbage disposal do the major dirty work in your kitchen, and you can keep them smelling fresh and running efficiently with a few easy steps. …
MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012
Do Your Part: Try green for spring clean
Spring is here and that means it’s time for a good spring-cleaning. Instead of bringing in chemical cleaners to do the dirty work, opt for a deep, green clean. Using …
MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012
Do Your Part: Avoid chemicals when cleaning house
When it comes to cleaning our homes, most of us want to make sure of one thing: That we are doing a deep clean and actually disinfecting the rooms and …
SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2011
‘Hip Girl’ Kate Payne shares the joys of baking and cleaning
Not all of us have beautiful, perfect homes. And many of us don’t have time to take care of them – or even a clue as to how. That’s OK. …
MONDAY, NOV. 29, 2010
Do Your Part: Choose wisely if painting, cleaning
The thought of guests descending on your home for the holidays may have you in an all-out redecorating rush. Do your part this holiday season and go green while you …
TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2009, 2:26 P.M.
Street crews prepare Bloomsday route
Spokane city crews are working along the Bloomsday road run route getting it cleaned and in good shape for Sunday’s 33rd running of the popular event.