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4 Tasks You Didn’t Know Your Housecleaner Could Do

Are you considering hiring a housecleaner? Well, first of all, congratulations! You’re about to have some much needed free time! Second of all, where do you even start with one? The idea of having a housecleaner can be new…

5 Quick Tips to Freshen Up Your Living Room

Living room décor should reflect the personal style of its inhabitants. This can range from cozy and comfy with earthy tones, bright and cheerful with vibrant hues, or rich and textured layers of character. But no matter how carefully…

5 Reads To Inspire Your Next Deep Clean

As the temperatures dip, it’s looking more and more like curl-up-on-the-couch-with-hot-chocolate weather. Chores will be chores though. You’ll still have to haul yourself out of your comfortable potato position to tackle basic cleaning. We have a tip for getting…

3 Simple Rituals For The Weekend House Clean

We at AskforTask know that motivation for cleaning is hard. We are here to turn that ritual cleaning session into an enjoyable experience. Before you get your handy rubber gloves on or roll up your regular cleaning plants, make sure to…

How To Umbra Upgrade Your Tiny Bedroom!

Have a tiny little bedroom and trying to make storage work while pursuing the minimalist aesthetic saturating your social media feeds? Umbra has your back. Umbra’s functional and minimalist furniture and decor offer a variety of custom options for…

How To Successfully Declutter Your Home In 9 Simple Steps

“How did I accumulate so much stuff?” said everybody ever. Are you constantly considering downsizing, tired of cleaning all the time, deciding to clear out that spare room or just missing the days when sunlight hit a patch of…

Say Hello To Spring Clean Season With These 5 Activities

Spring has FINALLY descended upon us, offering its good graces and we’re so excited! What is it about this season that makes us want to clean? Perhaps its the need to dust off the dreary winter, or just that…

The Secret To Decluttering In Less Than 5 Minutes

If you’re like most people, you manage to successfully dodge doing chores on the regular, and then one day find yourself living amidst a disaster zone. Well who can blame you? While we understand the tedious nature of chores,…

The Tiny House Chose Me!

As housing prices continue to escalate in the big cities in Canada (particularly Toronto and Vancouver), it is becoming increasingly difficult for younger people to buy homes. Enter the new movement of “tiny living” and “micro-homes”. These teeny houses…

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5 Simple Tricks To Keep Your Kitchen Pristine And Spotless

The trick to a clean house is consistency. We wish it wasn’t so, but it is. In the end, the cleanest house is one where cleanliness is actively upheld, as opposed to passively reinstated. One should be following a…