How to Clean a Keurig

Coffee in 30 seconds? Yes, please. Sputtering air for 30 seconds? Not so much. There are two steps to troubleshooting and cleaning a Keurig that’s not working: regularly descaling your machine and dislodging errant grinds. Both of these processes are pretty easy and don’t take much work. To dislodge the grinds you’ll be using one…

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How to Clean Grout

There’s something about the word “grout” that just inherently conveys that it’s going to be a tough clean. And if you’ve ever gone toe-to-toe with a bathroom wall of one-inch tile or an entire living room or kitchen with tile flooring, you know you have your work cut out for you. Cleaning the tile? That’s…

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How to Clean Uggs

The first thing you need to know about cleaning Uggs: They’re suede. And while suede is leather, suede is suede because it comes from the underside of the animal skin, not the outer “flesh” side, like full-grain leather. That’s why it’s softer and more pliable than a belt or a briefcase or a pair of…

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How to Clean Cast Iron

Oh, the cast iron skillet. There are so many fans — and count us among them! — who praise its ability to cook just about anything, evenly, non-stickily without Teflon and last for hundreds of years. These things are family heirlooms! And it’s intimidating to clean an heirloom! Once you know how to clean cast iron, you’ll see…

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