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Life Lesson #2 – Hand Washing Dishes

Life Lesson #2 – Hand Washing Dishes

I bet you’re thinking “Really? What could you possibly teach me about washing the dishes that I don’t already know?” Well, while this task seems pretty straightforward, we do have some tips to share to get the most out of every rinse. USE A SINK PLUG Save water, energy and sanitize by plugging your sink to create a tub to wash all your dishes in. Remember, dishes need to be submerged in water for a certain length of time to be considered sanitized and you wouldn’t want to keep your water running (no!) to achieve that. We like: POP-UP Sink...

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Life Lesson #1 – Laundry

Life Lesson #1 – Laundry

Laundry is something that, literally, never stops. It’s inevitable. In fact, most will find that as you get older, there’s only more! When you add on a partner or spouse, a couple kids, a dog or even taking care of loved ones… laundry is guaranteed constant in life. That doesn't mean it has to be hard. So, let’s breakdown the basics of laundry into Washing and Drying!

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Spring Cleaning: Tips to Get Started

Spring Cleaning: Tips to Get Started

Spring is the air. The birds are chirping. The windows are open. It’s time to let the fresh air in. It’s also a great time to clean out and get organized. Spring Cleaning can seem like a daunting task but it doesn’t have to be done in one day or even one week. See our tips below to turn Spring Cleaning into a Summer Breeze… Make a List Spring Cleaning can seem overwhelming if you’re thinking of cleaning and organizing EVERYTHING in your house in the next 2 weeks. Start with making a list of what you absolutely want to...

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Tips for Smart Sweater Storage

Tips for Smart Sweater Storage

Believe it or not, there is actually a (more) right way to store and care for your winter sweaters. The good news? It’s not rocket science. The better news? Smart storage in few simple steps helps extend the life of your beloved clothing.

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Good Design Awards Announcement

Good Design Awards Announcement

Polder is happy to announce that we’ve been recognized with two Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Awards for excellence in product design, quality and innovation. Now in its 69th year, Good Design is the oldest and one of the most distinguished design awards programs in the world.

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