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The Secret to Deep Cleaning

Article in New York Times. By Tim McKeough If you’ve been cooped up at home for a couple of months, it’s time to clean house — and not in a superficial way. Here’s how the pros do it. There’s no way around it: When you rarely leave home, things get dirty faster. Windows are left open…

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How to Clean Your Microwave, Because You’re *That* Bored

Article in Cosmopolitan, by Kara Cuzzone. It’s official: After who’s-even-counting-anymore days in quarantine, legit nothing excites me anymore. Baking five loaves of banana bread? Been there. Tie-dying every loungewear set I own? Done that. Watching more hours of Netflix than I previously thought was humanly possible? You don’t even wanna know how many times Netflix has asked me…

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Spring Clean checklist

ROOM BY ROOM, HERE’S WHAT THE EXPERTS WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT GIVING YOUR SPACE A REFRESH.By JEN ANDERSONAPRIL 6, 2020 Article in BestLife As many of us are spending more and more time at home, the tradition of spring cleaning is taking on a new meaning. The seasons are changing, the weather has warmed up, the energy…

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How to keep pet hair out of your laundry and remove it from your washing machine

Article in Martha Stewart Living by Caroline Biggs Let’s face it: No matter how much we brush, groom, and love our furry family members, they have a tendency to shed all over our stuff. To make matters worse, pet hair naturally clings to clothing—making it difficult to remove. “Pet hair often embeds or entangles itself with the…

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Our Organizing Whiz Judit

 We’re so happy to introduce our Organizing Whiz Judit.    Tell us a little about your background. How long have you lived in America, where are you from and where else have you lived? I was born in Transylvania, Romania and moved to Hungary with my family when I was thirteen years old. In Hungary…

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What Are the Best Toy Organizers?

Article by Karen Iorio Adelson in New York Magazine Strategist           For such small people, kids have a lot of stuff. Beyond essentials like car seats and strollers, there are the dozens of toys that children inevitably accumulate — enough to drive parents crazy when they’re scattered throughout the house. “Teaching your kids the importance of being clean…

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The Best Shoe Racks and Organizers, According to Professional Organizers

Article by Lauren Ro in New York Magazine Strategist Whether you’re a sneakerhead or a Manolo devotee, you’ve likely grappled with the question of how to store all of your precious shoes in a cramped city apartment. Under the bed just won’t do, and a jumble of mismatched pairs cluttering your entryway isn’t great either. To find…

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Duvet Cover: what and why?

Most Wizards are from Europe and for us, not using a duvet cover is like making a Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich without the Peanut Butter. I remember when I first came to this country I was shocked when I realized all I have for sleeping is a blanket and a sheet. I believe it…

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Why Organic?

I remember when Wizard of Homes started.  We got our first client and it was the only client of the week for me. Back then I did not know about organic or natural cleaning supplies so I cleaned the bathroom with clorox, tilex, scrubbing bubbles and other toxic products. Cleaning the bathroom took about 45…

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Vacuum Cleaners we recommend

New Yorkers seem to have two big issues when it comes to vacuum cleaners: 1. PRICE (because there’s so many better things to do with your money when you live in NYC!). 2. SPACE. There is no space for a bulky vacuum cleaner. Here is a list of our favorite vacuum cleaners that don’t take…

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