You and the kids just had the best movie night ever—buttery popcorn, chocolate chip cookies, and soft drinks included! Woohoo! The only thing is, now your couch looks like it lost a food fight. Whether you need to clean off fresh chocolate stains or dried popcorn butter, this six-step guide will teach you how to clean a sofa or couch on the cheap.Read Story
Has anyone ever mentioned how good you look in royal blue? No need to act overly modest—we all have colors that suit us best. For example, at Rent-A-Center we happen to look our best in blue, yellow, and crimson! And we know that wearing faded clothes stinks, no matter how fresh they smell. So, we’re publishing our go-to guide for how to wash colored clothes, along with tips for making laundry day easier.Read Story
From wiping down cabinets and walls to vacuuming, dusting, and mopping, there’s something therapeutic about spring cleaning. While you’re throwing open the windows, cranking the tunes, and banishing those dust bunnies, you should also take stock of any food or common household products that may be past their prime. Now is the perfect time to check the expiration dates on condiments, pantry staples, cleaning supplies, and beauty products such as makeup.
Ask any mother if her children listen, and when she’s done laughing, she’ll ask if you have any advice. It’s difficult enough to get kids to tune in. But when it comes to convincing them to do chores, the effort can feel herculean.
Not that we can blame them, because chores aren’t fun! So it’s a parent’s job to make them seem that way, whether it’s taking out the trash, dusting or vacuuming, or just picking up toys after playtime.
The secret? Learn from the experts: other moms. Here are five parent-approved tips for getting kids to complete their chores.
Wood furniture, cabinetry, and flooring can be very durable, but they are also susceptible to scratches and dents. However, minor scuffs and dings can often be fixed fairly easily without hiring professional help.
Below are five easy, noninvasive ways to cover up and minimize marks and imperfections and bring new luster back to wood items.*
Refrigerators are a truly modern luxury that most of us cannot live without. But the fridge has also become such a household mainstay that many of us also forget that it needs a good deep-clean every once in a while. (In fact, a dirty fridge can cause foodborne illnesses like E. coli that often require medical attention.) Here’s how to clean your refrigerator and keep both your family and your food safe and healthy.
With the school year back in full swing and busy schedules picking up before the holidays, your ever-growing laundry pile might seem bigger and more daunting than ever. Fortunately, we have five helpful tips for fall that will make the task seem a little less challenging — and maybe even help you feel like a laundry boss!Read Story
RAC knows that household chores like laundry can be hard to manage, and so does Maytag. The Maytag brand has been committed to creating reliable machines that quickly become your hardest working helper, which is why we’re giving you the option to get that dependability for yourself! Rent-A-Center now carries Maytag products because like Maytag, we believe a smooth-running home, needs efficient, long-running appliances.