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A how-to manual for housekeeping amateurs and pros alike, How the Queen Cleans Everything is a collection of fast and ingenious tips from #1 New York Times bestselling author -- and housekeeping's royal lady -- Linda Cobb, the Queen of Clean®. It's all here. All of the Queen's miraculous tips and surprising shortcuts on how to solve hundreds of cleaning challenges -- inside and out. Let the Queen show you how to turn your home into a sparkling palace in no time at all. Learn how to put an end to washday drudgery with her collection of nifty and natural solutions for stress-free washing and ironing -- and enjoy a year's worth of tips, tricks, and picks for a cleaner house and a more organized life. But most of all, discover how the Queen's no-nonsense "tips and hints" method of housekeeping means less time cleaning your home, and more time enjoying it! Let the Queen show you: the best way to clean your kitchen and bathroom the multitude of natural stain removers that are hiding in your cupboard how to garden the natural way what to do for spots, stains, scorch marks, and odors why you shouldn't clean your windows with newspaper how to clean your carpet and bare floors the right way to allergy-proof your home what those care labels really mean how to treat troublesome stains and delicate fabrics...and much more! At last...all the Queen of Clean's® famous advice for a clean house, cleaner laundry, and a year of timely tips -- right at your fingertips! Don't be home without it!
A Queen for All Seasons: A Year of Tips, Tricks, and Picks for a Cleaner House and a More Organized Life!by Linda Cobb
The Queen of Clean with her royal tips for every season, an untidy home would almost be treason! Winter Make snow shoveling a breeze...store holiday decorations with no tangles...humidify dry indoor air...care for flannel sheets...make those Valentine's gems sparkle Spring Garden the natural way...allergy-proof your home...banish grass stains...color your Easter eggs Summer Prepare for family road trips...care for your camping equipment...keep bugs away without chemicals...clean your sports gear Fall Get organized for back to school...store your summer clothes properly...put away your air conditioner...prepare for stress-free holidays!
When it comes to freeing your home of clutter (let's face it -- we all have it), The Queen of Clean really spells things out for you: Question Unpack Evaluate Eliminate Neaten up! It's a foolproof sorting system for even the most devoted packrat: Question the best possible use of a room, a closet, a drawer...Unpack all of your clutter to get a sense of what you have (and what you need to do with it)...Evaluate each and every item you own...Eliminate unwanted possessions without guilt or regrets...and Neaten up your belongings in their newly decluttered space. You'll find your home and your life organized like never before as you conquer clutter in the kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, attic, basement -- even the garage! The key, says the Queen, is to start small...and soon you'll be revved up and ready to straighten out every nook and cranny of your home. Her down-to-earth clutter-busting advice is built for speed; in a flash she sorts through and tidies up wallets, purses, drawers, closets, pantries, clothes, shoes, cosmetics, junk mail, linens, toys, books, videos, photos, collectibles, and much, much more! The Queen makes even the most dreaded organizing tasks a breeze with hundreds of easy and practical tips! Find out how good it feels to be a savvy manager of all that threatens to invade your orderly domain with these simple and effective strategies from America's #1 housekeeping expert, the Queen of Clean®.
"Out, damned spot!"For some, it's an obsession. For the Queen of Clean® it's a snap! Now you can tame even the most vexing spots and stains with this handy pocket guide, drawn from the royal bestsellersTalking Dirty with the Queen of Clean®andTalking Dirty Laundry iwith the Queen of Clean®. Here are Her Majesty's most sought-after stain removal secrets -- in one portable companion!Banish Stubborn Stains:mustardwinespaghetti saucelipstickgrass stainschewing guminkchocolategreasetarrustnail polishcoffee and teaand so many more!Discover Magical Solutions:Lemon juice, shampoo, salt, vinegar, and other inexpensive, effective spot treatments make light work -- and are waiting in your pantry!Pamper Your Washables:From silk sheets to cotton tees, wool sweaters to suede jackets, consult the Queen's sage advice on fabric types -- and lift stains from all your belongings with tender loving care!
DOWN WITH LAUNDRY DRUDGERY! LET THEQUEEN OF CLEAN® MAKE WASH DAYLOADSOF FUN!Once upon a time, in a world fraught with shrinking jeans, dry-cleaning debacles, and endangered delicates, laundry was a dreaded chore. Then one happy day, the Queen of Clean® put an end to the vicious washand-dry cycle -- with her all-new collection of ingenious tips and natural solutions for stress-free washing, ironing, sorting, and stain-busting!Let the Queen show you how to:sort laundry like a pro remove spots, stains, scorch marks, and odors soften hard water-and save clothes from a dull, gray fate make your own fabric softener sheets in a snap say good-bye to pink socks, with a foolproof colorfastness test line-dry clothes without hanger lumps or clothespin marks decipher those fabric care symbols on clothing tags get the scoop on home dry-cleaning kits discover the secrets to lint-free drying-and quick fixes for when tissues, crayons, and other foreign bodies take a spin in the dryerThe Queen provides a complete stain removal guide -- and ransacks your cupboard for amazing, inexpensive spot removers includinglemon juice meat tenderizer WD-40 lubricant salt shaving cream. . . and more!Whether you turn around family-sized wash loads seven days a week, air your dirty laundry at the local laundromat, or are among the seriously "laundry challenged," consult the Queen for no-nonsense advice -- and fabulous results!
Want to clean a coffeepot in a flash? Unclog a sink with a simple homemade solution ? Do away with microwave odors? Banish those dust bunnies?Let her royal highness of housekeeping show you how to turn your home into a sparkling palace -- in no time at all!Step aside, Martha. . . Here comes the Queen of Clean, and her down-to-earth housekeeping guide for those of us who live in the real world. After all, the Queen has better things to do than be a slave to housework. That's why she has assembled a marvelous collection of miraculous cleaning tips and surprising shortcuts that get the job done quickly and well. Without a lot of fuss, you can solve hundreds of cleaning challenges in every room of your home: Remove dust, rust, gum, fingerprints, stains, odors, and mildew Clean leather and upholstery, carpets, windows, walls, floors, kitchen appliances, grills, and more Deal with damage form flooding and fireThe queen count her pennies too -- with inexpensive, environmentally friendly cleaning concoctions and ingredients you might never expect, including Tea -- the wood cleaner you can drink! The amazing rust-removing power of the onion Lemon juice Vinegar Petroleum jelly Baking soda . . . and the five cleaning products you should never be without!Let the Queen of Clean put an end to drudgery with her hints and solutions that get fabulous results -- fast!
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