5 Spring-Cleaning Myths -- Busted!

Get on the fast track to a squeaky-clean home by avoiding these spring-cleaning pitfalls.


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Myth #1: Bleach is the ultimate cleaning product.

Fact: Bleach doesn’t clean so much as it disinfects. So clean surfaces with gentle cleansers first and -- if you prefer and the surface can withstand it -- disinfect afterward with bleach,

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