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It’s cleaning day and you’re dreading how to go about cleaning those hard-to-reach spots in your home that you know need to be done. It seems like a constant battle. But there are some great hacks on getting to these tough spots in your home. Here are a few you might want to try out!   Blinds and Tongs A very inventive idea is to take a pair of cooking tongs and use elastics to affix damp, lint-free cloths around them. It’s a terrific way to clean the slats of the blinds. Window Frames One of the banes of a house cleaner’s existence, window frames are tough to clean well. But, if you put an empty toilet paper tube on the end of your vacuum’s suction tube, getting all that dirt out is a piece of cake. Since the tube…

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No one likes to look at or to use tarnished silverware, and getting it sparkling is easier than you might think. Here are some unique ways to get your silver mirror-shiny: Aluminum foil method This is probably one of the most tried and true methods for cleaning silver. Combine a litre of water, a tablespoon of baking soda and a piece of aluminum foil in a pan and bring to a boil. Drop silverware into the pot for about 15 seconds (or more if very tarnished). Remove and voila! Your silverware will look brand new! Laundry soap Take aluminum foil and line a medium-sized bowl with it. Fill with hot water. Add about a tablespoon of powdered laundry soap, add your silver and let it soak for about a minute. Remove, buff and see the shine. The ketchup solution Take…

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Most people love entertaining. When you’re hosting a party, you want to make sure people have a great time and talk about all the great things that happened, including making comments about how great your place looked. Cleaning your home before a party doesn’t have to cause you any undue stress. One of the best pieces of advice is not to leave everything to the last minute. Divide jobs into smaller tasks you can do a week prior to the big event. Here are some other tips to get you in the mood to socialize: Plan your strategy Day one should be about evaluating the things that you’ll need to do. There’s an easy and unique way to do this. Use your imagination and pretend you’re a guest at the party. Have a look around. What do you see that…

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There are many reasons people choose to hire professional cleaning services and a number of benefits as well. Cleaning takes up a big chunk of time and energy – time which many people would rather spend doing activities with family and friends. If you’ve been considering hiring a company for professional cleaning services, here are some reasons that might sway you to do so: You choose the cleaning schedule You set the days, the number of days and perhaps even the time the cleaning crew will clean your home. You won’t have to worry about making the time yourself or when you will get around to it. You’ll be able to count on having a clean house without life getting in the way. Pros will do it well and do it right Cleaning companies hire people who know what they’re…

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More folks in their senior years are opting to stay in their own homes longer. Seniors are more independent than ever, yet they still need help with things like shopping and housekeeping. Setting up seniors with housekeeping services is probably the nicest gift you can give them, especially if you have a family member who lives far away. It’s often difficult for them to keep up with chores like dusting, vacuuming and washing floors. These things are often too much for them. Overdoing cleaning can be detrimental to seniors. There is always the chance they can slip and fall or do too much all at once and become exhausted. Here are some chores housekeeping service companies can do for seniors: General tidying up Dusting Vacuuming Cleaning off stovetops and countertops Cleaning the oven Wiping off other appliances like the fridge,…

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Living in the age of technology means we are always plugged in and attached to one electronic gadget or another. With computers, tablets, smartphones, laptops, digital cameras and PCs we are constantly keeping up with the media world at home and in the office. With that said, we must take proper care to clean and maintain our electronic devices to ensure their best performance. Whether you’re interested in starting the cleanup yourself, or wish to contact us about our office cleaning services, below you will find a few tips on how to keep your electronics going (and going)! When cleaning the outer shell of electronics, it’s best to clean them with a material that can remove the dust and dirt buildup without water or harsh cleansing agents. A microfibre cloth is gentle and safe on hardware and glass. Did you…

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Did you know that green plants are more than just aesthetically pleasing to the eye? Their benefits range from reducing stress, to improving productivity, and even cleaning and purifying the air around us — much like our home cleaning packages! Many plants are ideal to help keep you and your family both happy and healthy. Here is a collection of some of our favourites. Garden Mum If you’re looking for something hearty, colourful, and perfect in a centrepiece the garden mum is for you! You can grow them outside and bring them in to help rid the air of pollutants like benzene, formaldehyde, ammonia, and xylene, or pick a pot up inexpensively at your local garden store! Spider Plant We love this plant, as it’s easy to grow and hard to kill! It thrives in bright yet indirect sunlight and…

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The holidays are over for another year. Now the tree needs to be packed away, and left in its place is a month’s worth of dust and a reminder that your home needs a thorough cleaning! The easiest way to tackle your mess is to not let it accumulate at all! Here are some big benefits to keeping your home clean regularly! A clean home, is a healthy home! If you keep up to date with surface cleaning, scrubbing and sanitizing your space there will be little chance for dust, allergens, bacteria, and viruses to accumulate and cause health issues to you and your family. Disinfect high traffic areas like the kitchen and bathroom to reduce mold, mildew and other pathogens from building up and reduce your chance of illness all year round! Get your exercise! Did you know that…

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One of the warmest additions to any household is a four-legged friend that provides unconditional love to the whole family! Love your furry friend? Don’t love the messes and pet odours they leave around your home? Here are some quick tips to help get your pet-friendly home guest-friendly as well! Clean up messes immediately! One of the best things you can do to save your carpets and upholstered areas is make sure any pet messes are handled when they are fresh. Use thick paper towel to soak up urine from the material or carpet. Get out all excess moisture and then rinse with clean and cool water. Next, blot dry with a clean towel or paper towel. Then, you will want to determine the cleaning product that suits the surface area best. Select a carpet or upholstery cleaner that is…

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Unless you’re Mr. Clean himself, cleaning probably isn’t your favourite hobby. We could be wrong, and you may start your day with a strong desire to wash your windows, but for many it is tough to get started. If you are in need of motivation, here are some tips to get you on your way to clean! Start first thing in the morning! Like working out, cleaning can be one task of the day that you dread or feel overwhelmed by. If this is the case, do it first thing in the morning and get it out of the way. Not only will you alleviate the anxiety that builds up later in the day, but you will also feel accomplished once it is completed and you can go about the rest of your day with the same stamina and can-do-it…

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