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How to Keep Your Home Safe from the Novel Coronavirus

What is Novel Coronavirus? There is much to learn about the novel coronavirus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Based on what is currently known about the novel coronavirus and similar coronaviruses that cause SARS and MERS, spread from person-to-person with these viruses happens most frequently among close contacts (within about 6 feet). This type of transmission occurs via respiratory droplets. On the other hand, the transmission of novel coronavirus to persons from surfaces contaminated with the virus has not been documented. Transmission of coronavirus occurs much more commonly through respiratory droplets than through fomites. Current evidence suggests that novel coronavirus may remain viable for hours to days on surfaces made from a variety of materials. Cleaning of visibly dirty...

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10 Ways to Green Your Bathroom

Fewer places in your house need more cleaning and potentially use more chemicals than your bathroom. Often a windowless small space, with high humidity and warmth, is the perfect breeding ground for hold and mildew.  As well, it is a room that uses a lot of resources and can contain a number of articles made of synthetic, chemical emitting objects.  So here is a list of suggestions to make your bathroom cleaner and greener.  Keep your bathroom well--ventilated: Make sure to open a window or run a fan for a few minutes after you shower. This will help reduce the humidity and cut down on the mold. Chose a shower curtain that is friendly to the environment: the best green...

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How to Remove Mold

A major mold infestation can ruin your home—and your health! The first step in mold remediation is learning how to remove mold and perform black mold removal. Step 1: How to Get Rid of Mold Overview Mold is a major-league nuisance. It blackens the grout lines in your shower, discolors drywall, shows up as black spots on the siding, darkens decks, and grows on and rots damp wood everywhere. Even worse, it can be bad for your health. Mold releases microscopic spores that cause allergic reactions, runny noses, and sneezing, as well as irritating, even injurious, odors. We’ll cover how to remove mold, how to get rid of black mold, how to kill mold on wood and what kills mold in...

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Top 20 Clean Up Songs

Top 20 Clean Up Songs Made a mess? Need the motivation to clean it up? We got you covered with 20 upbeat pop and dance grooves to keep you sweeping, mopping and dusting until your place sparkles.  Whether you're in the mood for something funky or some clean up songs with an extra kick, we guarantee this cleaning music YouTube playlist will put you in the zone. Let's get to work! Mark Ronson (ft. Bruno Mars) - "Uptown Funk" Felix Jaehn, Hight & Alex Aiono - "Hot2Touch" Justin Timberlake - "Can't Stop The Feeling" Jax Jones ft. Raye - "You Don't Know Me" Robin Thicke ft. T.I. & Pharrell - "Blurred Lines" Sigala ft. John Newman & Nile Rodgers - "Give Me Your Love"...

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3 STEPS TO ORGANIZE YOUR SOCKS AND UNDIES

This week’s organizing focus is your (or someone else’s) SOCKS + UNDIES DRAWER.  Your challenge this week is to follow 3 steps to organize your socks and undies. Start with your own socks and undies drawer – if you don’t keep them in a drawer, or don’t have socks and undies together, choose one or the other and follow the same steps. If you feel really motivated, organize more than one drawer. Kids home? Have them sort and organize their own socks and undies – give them a little direction and help if needed. The easiest way to start this process is to start by emptying your drawer. I find that completely clearing and cleaning out any space is the...

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