Clockwise from top left: Brush, waste basket, steamer, step stool, detergent, shelf unit all from Clean Slate
Like breakfast in bed or a first class-ticket, a clean house is the ultimate luxury. While it requires a bit more effort than other indulgences, it's almost always worth the trouble- and thanks to smart companies, it's increasingly easier to accomplish. To wit: Crate & Barrel's newly launched Clean Slate, a curated collection of cleaning and organizing products, ranging from lavender-scented fine fabric wash to chrome-and-wood storage shelves. We asked Sandy Hausner, who guided the launch of the brand, to share her tried-and-true cleaning tips.
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1. Every house needs a great dust brush:Look for one made with a natural fiber-over time it will build up an electrostatic charge that collects dust easily. The hairs should be dense, flexible, and soft, and if you clean it with baby shampoo it'll last forever.
2. A garbage can is an element in your interior too: Think of the style as well as the functionality. Choose a heavy garbageRead More »from 6 Easy Cleaning Tips You Can Use TODAY