Leslie Reichert

About Leslie Reichert

Leslie Reichert is a cleaning expert that uses her sparkling personality, great sense of humor and contagious passion to encourage people to think differently about what they are using in their homes. Leslie is known as the Green Cleaning Coach and she is changing the world - "one spray bottle at a time". She is a national lecturer, a frequent home keeping expert on The Dr. Oz Show, Martha Stewart Living Radio, Maid Brigade’s DIY Cleaning Expert and author of the book: The Joy Of Green Cleaning - a handbook for DIY cleaners. She works with Better Homes and Gardens, Real Simple, Today.com and other national publications.

Kitchen Cleaning Hacks – Cleaning Your Stovetop

The stove has been called the “heart of the kitchen”, mainly because it’s where most of the family meals are prepared. Keeping your stove’s cooktop clean should be a priority.  Built-up grease and food debris can cause smoke which can damage the surrounding walls or even worse, start a fire. Let’s look at a few tips that will keep you

Why is Consistent House Cleaning Good for Your Health?

Let’s face it, constantly cleaning, organizing and putting stuff away is not anyone’s idea of a good time.  But keeping your home clean on a consistent basis is important for a number of reasons. You might not realize that cleaning can give you a sense of satisfaction which releases endorphins and makes you feel better. Even if the reasons below

Naturally Remove Mold from Window Sills

Sometimes, windows don’t get the attention they need, especially in the winter. Windows can “sweat’ in the wintertime and the combination of condensation and warm temperatures in a room are the perfect conditions for growing mold and mildew.  Let’s look at some techniques you can use to clean your windows, sills and remove mold and mildew.   Control the humidity

Tips for Cleaning Your Dining Room Table

Have you heard of the flat surface rule? It says that a flat surface like a floor, a table or countertop should always be cleared of anything that is not a permanent fixture. This sounds like a great rule but my dining room table constantly challenges that flat surface rule. My table attracts mail, paperwork, bills and even clothing. I’ve

Cleaning your house after the Holiday Season

What’s your official day to do your holiday cleanup? I’m sure your answer really depends on when you put your decorations up.  A good rule of thumb is January 6, which is known as “little Christmas.” Personally, I’m feeling pretty good if I get my decorations down by Valentine’s Day! It really doesn’t matter what day you choose as long

How to Take Care of Hardwood Floors

Taking care of your hardwood floors can be difficult, especially if you are using the wrong cleaning products, mop or vacuum.  Foggy, smeary floors look old and abused, but with a few simple tips and tricks we can have your floors looking shiny and new! Vacuum often with a canister vacuum - Sand and dust can damage the shine on

Storing Summer Clothes for Next Season

The autumn chill is in the air! The cooler temperatures have started to motivate everyone young and old to start changing out their summer shorts for winter sweaters. But what exactly is the best way to store your summer wardrobe? Let’s look at a few tips that will keep your summer clothing looking their best when you pull them out

Cleaning and Organizing Your Garage

The hardest part of organizing your garage is just getting started. For many homeowners, a garage begins as a clean parking space and evolves into a mess of equipment for your lawn, your child’s sports and other miscellaneous items from around the house. The best way to get going involves simple steps that start with emptying the garage, purging the

Keeping Your Home Safe for Your Child

September is baby safety month. Whether they’re a newborn or an active toddler, it’s a great reminder that you always need to be very cognizant when keeping your home safe for your children. There’s a lot of preparation before the baby arrives to make your home a safe place for them to come home. Below, we outline some important points to

Removing “Back to School” Stains

For some families, back to school can be a terribly sad day in your household or parents are secretly throwing a “BTS” (back to school) party! It’s officially the end of the summer and the kids are off to school. For younger children especially, the school year brings stains and marks on their clothes. Be prepared to fight each stain with