Alexa Erickson

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Alexa is a freelance lifestyle writer and content curator. Her areas of expertise include travel, food and drink, home decorating, home improvement, health and wellness, and beauty. Follow her traveling adventures on Instagram, send her a message, and check out her website.

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APRIL 2, 2021 | FRIDAY
5 Chemicals You Can Cut from Your Cleaning Routine (and What to Use Instead)

When deep cleaning rises to the top of a chore list, a lot of potent products that haven’t been used in a while may be called into action. Much like the effort that’s put into seasonal de...

MARCH 31, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
A Cleaning Expert Debunks—or Validates—13 Myths Ahead of Your Spring Clean

The verdicts are in! Turns out, some of the most common cleaning and pest-control techniques simply don’t work.

MARCH 31, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
I Tried the Bissell CrossWave Wet/Dry Vacuum—Here’s the Dirt

Like so many others, I’ve spent a lot more time at home during the last year. To keep my space (and mind) free of clutter, cleaning has become my zen. An organized home with sparkling sur...

MARCH 29, 2021 | MONDAY
13 Stunning Gazebo Ideas for a Relaxing Backyard Retreat

Gazebos aren’t just for poolside shade or privacy from prying neighbors. Whether for a deck or an outdoor kitchen, here are some gazebos ideas to jazz up every outdoor space.

MARCH 29, 2021 | MONDAY
The Best Vacuum Mop Combos for Spotless Floors

Cleaning floors is more than just sweeping or vacuuming. According to experts, you should be mopping at least once a week as it helps to sanitize the floors, reduce allergies, and prevent...

MARCH 16, 2021 | TUESDAY
15 Ways to Freshen Up Your Exterior Entryway Right Now

From stoops to wrap around porches, there’s plenty of creative ways to add style to the entryway.

MARCH 15, 2021 | MONDAY
10 Ways to Decorate With Floor Mirrors That Are Right on Trend

Indispensable for creating ornate entryways, faux windows, and other decorative effects, floor mirrors are essential pieces of home design.

MARCH 13, 2021 | SATURDAY
Home Improvement Fans React to Tim Allen and Richard Karn’s New Show

“If there’s one thing I love, it’s people who build things,” says Tim Allen in the introduction of the History Channel’s new show, Assembly Required. The program, which premiered on Feb. ...

MARCH 11, 2021 | THURSDAY
12 Hidden Gems You Didn’t Know You Could Find at Lowe’s

DIY jewelry and decor, whip up frozen treats, and upgrade your home gym with these fun finds.

FEBRUARY 27, 2021 | SATURDAY
Toro Recalls $1,200 Snow Thrower—Learn How to Get Yours Repaired for Free to Avoid Serious Injury

Toro Power Max Snowthrowers are designed to make the tough, time-consuming chore of cleaning up a lot of snow comfortable and easy. The machines feature heavy-duty handles with hand warme...