How To Deep Clean Your House – Inside And Out!

Some of the times when you might want to give your home a deep cleaning include:Prior to movingBefore guests come for an overnight stayAt the start of each season (fall, spring, winter, summer)Before putting your house up for saleThat said, sometimes it can be hard to know exactly what to do and where to start.Here are a few tips to help you deep clean your home -- inside and out. … [Read more...]

Floor Cleaning: A Simple 2-Step Method For Cleaning Hardwood Floors Fast!

In my profession of cleaning houses for a living, I have cleaned hard wood floors time and time again. And I'm always trying new things to save time.Some of the things that I've tried when cleaning hardwood floors include:string mopssponge mopscleaning the floors by handAll of these ways work, but they can take a lot of time!Plus, using a string mop or a sponge mop requires that you lug around a bucket of water, and you have to repeatedly rinse the mop. Cleaning hardwood floors by hand means … [Read more...]

The Best Soap Scum Removers For Removing Soap Scum In The Bathroom

Soap scum is a combination of soap, bacteria, dead skin, and body oils that builds up builds up on showers and bathtubs.This waxy film can often be difficult to remove, if you don't have the right products.Throughout my cleaning career, I have cleaned a lot of showers and tubs -- many times without great success. But over time, I've found what I consider to be the best products and methods for soap scum removal.  … [Read more...]

How To Clean Silver Without Spending A Dime On Cleaning Products: Use Chalk!

If you are like me then you have probably tried several different types of silver polish.Most of these types of products do work but they also can smell bad and be harmful to your hands.Let's say you don't have anything to clean your silver with, or you are just looking for a simple cheap way to polish your silver. Try chalk! Here's a before and after shot...  … [Read more...]

Why The Miele Vacuum Is Better Than The Dyson, Rainbow & Oreck Vacuum Cleaners

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The Miele is probably the best vacuum cleaner that I have ever used.In my business of cleaning homes for a living, I've used many different types of vacuums. But the Miele stands above the rest.Here's why I choose the Miele vacuum cleaner over the Dyson, the Rainbow, the Oreck, and other vacuum cleaners... My Review Of The MieleI like the Miele vacuum cleaner best because:It's lightweight, very manageable, and easy to use. It has the option of a true hepa … [Read more...]

The Best Cleaning Products …From Someone Who Cleans Houses For A Living

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Trying to choose a good cleaner can be a hassle because the store shelves are full of so many different cleaners, and a lot of them basically do the same thing.Personally, I clean about 200 homes in a year's time -- not including my own home. So I use a lot of cleaning products.I have tried a variety of different cleaning products, but I usually stick to the ones that I think are the best.These household cleaners work the best, in my opinion: … [Read more...]

House Cleaning Services: The Pros And Cons Of Cleaning Homes For A Living

My name is Charity Cummings, and I am currently self-employed cleaning homes for a living.In my experience of cleaning and being self-employed, there are some ups and downs to this business.In case anyone's interested in starting a cleaning business, I thought I'd share some of the things I learned along the way. Plus, some of the differences between working for a cleaning company vs being self-employed with your own cleaning service. … [Read more...]