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Cockroaches are a common problem, they're not only unhygienic but the chemicals used to kill them also pollute our homes. A cockroach infestation at home is unsanitary and puts an embarrassing question mark on your cleanliness, not to mention all the expensive roach killers that do more damage than good! Use these DIY/natural methods to deal with the problem head on and spare yourself from exposure to noxious chemicals and the embarrassment too!

There's a hack for everything out there! Why not for your home? Make cleaning the bathroom a breeze, or re-purpose wine bottles as inexpensive vases, hide messy wires with the coolest contraptions! Here is the ultimate collection of our ideas, some quick and easy, others border line genius!

It's a nightmare when you realize you have a bedbug infestation, but lets be clear, an infestation has nothing to do with cleanliness. So don’t feel guilty! You can pick them up in even the finest hotels, and they can travel to the cleanest homes hitch hiking a ride on your luggage. If you are suffering from bed bug infestation, try these DIYs.

The kitchen is the one room in the home that gets rigorous use everyday and bears the onslaught of smells from the food, water used to clean and wipe down surfaces and dirty dishes as well as food and oil spatter from the actual cooking. No other room in the home can be as demanding as the kitchen when it comes to cleaning! You not only need to clean to maintain good hygiene but you also need to clean with products that will not contaminate your food or leave a harmful residue on kitchen surfaces. Given the pace of modern life and the many demands on your time, these hand picked kitchen cleaning hacks are going to go a long way in improving your standard of living!

Cleaning the bathroom is absolutely no one's idea of a fun time! Who wouldn't want an easy shortcut around this crappy job? Well, we've got 5 easy hacks to take the "crap" out of a crappy job! And when we say easy, we mean low on elbow grease and as an added plus these hacks are low on the fumes from harsh cleaning products, so that equals good for you and good for the environment too!

Happy Holi! Holi is such a colorful holiday, full of the color of life, festive banter and playfulness, bringing out the child in every adult and indulging the naughty side of every child with the license to make a colorful mess for once, and without any repercussions too! Bring the colorful Holi spirit into your home decor with these gorgeous ideas that are so simple to do! A great way to throw a Holi brunch or dinner party and wow your friends and neighbors with artfully put together colorful displays.

Is painting kitchen cabinets like any paint job, a simple task? Mastering the perfect glossy finish is all in the prep work, and before a brush ever touches the wood, a lot of time is needed to get the surface ready for paint. That means properly cleaning, sanding, and priming every inch of the surface for the paint to stick. Cleaning kitchen cabinets is the most important step in the process to remove years of grease and food can leave a layer of grime that inhibits paint adhesion. Here is the step by step process to ensure the perfect paint job for your kitchen cabinets.

Cleaning wooden floors may seem a tedious task, but can get exciting and enjoyable when you try to create your very own cleaning agent from ingredients readily available in most homes. It doesn't mean you stop shopping for floor cleaning products, but these recipes are bound to come in handy when you run out of cleaners, or prefer natural ingredients to chemical formulations. The results can prove quite rewarding!

Every home has its share of little, and big, "to-do's" that pile up inevitably and if you are hiring a handyman to fix something that cannot be added to that list and needs to be fixed ASAP you might as well get the rest of that list done in the same go! At the very least you may be able to negotiate a discount with the handyman and save a few bucks. Plus, it also pays to know these little secrets for getting work done faster and cheaper when hiring a handyman, especially important if you are paying by the hour.