Bed & Bath

1950s cartoon of ladies making a bed

How to Clean a Mattress

We spend a lot of time on our mattresses, so even in a best-case scenario, the surface of a well-used mattress is probably coated with a layer of skin cells and microscopic filth. Still, most of us won’t bother cleaning a mattress until it acquires a stain from some bodily fluid or other. Gross. Since sleeping on chemicals is also kind of gross, try one of the eco-friendly mattress cleaning methods found in this article.

How to Clean a Bathroom

Oh, the bathroom: a whole room devoted to all the nasty but necessary things most of us aren’t willing to do in front of another human. When those activities leave traces of themselves behind, we tend to go overboard trying to eliminate them, but it is possible to disinfect and whiten a bathroom without bleach and other harsh chemicals. This article will show you the way.

How to Clean a Toilet

The toilet is far and away the most disgusting fixture in the bathroom. It’s where we dispose of our most private bodily excretions–the ones that society says are taboo to touch with our hands. Too bad for the person cleaning the bathroom; bodily fluids sometimes splatter, and you can’t clean the toilet without getting pretty up-close-and-personal with them. At least you can feel good about your choice of disinfectant: this article teaches you how to clean a toilet with nothing but vinegar.