How (And Why) To Clean The Air Ducts In Your Home

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Have you noticed a collection of lint and/or dark spots building up around the edges of your carpeting?That's an indication that your forced air furnace is acting as a recirculation system for the dust that's contained within the ductwork of your home.Perimeter buildup on the floor and ceiling corners -- especially around your floor registers -- is a good indication that it may be time to get your ductwork cleaned! Here's what you need to know...  … [Read more...]

Top 4 Dust Sprays + Tips For Choosing The Best Dust Control Spray For Your Home

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Dust spray is one of the best ways to control the dust and allergens inside your home.There are many different dusting sprays to choose from. Some work better than others.Choosing the right one is key to having a home that remains dust free longer without a sticky residue or waxy build-up which actually just attracts more dust.  Here are the top 4 dust control sprays on the market right now:   … [Read more...]

Dust Cleaners: My Favorite Dusting Brush For Ceiling Fans & Mini-Blinds

Every time hubby goes out of town, I use that time to dive into some serious spring cleaning -- no matter what time of year it is. This time, it was easier because I have added 2 new dusting tools to my arsenal of housecleaning gear. They are: a ceiling fan duster   a mini-blind duster See how I found the best dusters for cleaning ceiling fans and mini-blinds, and why I think these are 2 of the best dusting tools around. (Especially the ceiling fan duster!)... … [Read more...]

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...]