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On August 19, 2019

My Home Has Asbestos...Now What?

You've probably heard of asbestos before. You probably even know it's bad for you! But...what is it? The definition of asbestos is "a heat-resistant fibrous silicate mineral that can be woven into fabrics, and is used in fire-resistant and insulating materials such as brake linings."

On August 07, 2019

3 Places to Clean Outdoors

Summer is a great time to be outside and enjoy gardening, grilling and relaxing with family and friends. But no one  wants to sit on dirty patio furniture or cook on a greasy grill! Here are three places we recommend you keep clean and some tips to help make the process easier. 

On June 28, 2019

How to Clean Your Light Fixtures

Cleaning light fixtures can be tricky. We are going to share with you some tips that will make it easier to keep your lights looking their best and shining bright! Firstly, make sure the power is off and remove any lightbulbs from the fixture. You'll need a couple of things to get started:
  • Stepping stool or ladder (if the fixture is high up or in an out of reach area)
  • Lint-free cloth, like...
On June 06, 2019

Common Places to Check for Mold

M O L D. What a scary word. Did you know that mold can grow almost anywhere - in any room of any house or commercial building? When it comes to mold growth, there are areas that are more prone to mold than others. Knowing where to look for mold can help you detect, eliminate, and prevent the problem from growing again in the future. Here are the most common places to look for mold in your home...
On May 08, 2019

Listing Your Home: A Cleaning to Sell Checklist

When it comes to selling your home, the cleanliness will make it that much more appealing to future buyers. But where do you begin? What is important and what isn't? Here is a checklist by room for deep cleaning tasks when selling your home: Kitchen
  • Wash walls around appliances, wipe off any décor, look for built-up grease and grime
  • Wipe off outside/insides of cabinets and countertops
  • ...
On March 14, 2019

Should You Hire a Cleaning Company or Do it Yourself?

Whether it is routine cleaning, new construction clean, or having a clean office space, having a clean and healthy environment is important. Some may choose to DIY while others may opt for hiring, but which option is best for you?

On February 20, 2019

4 Tips for Cleaning Your Stainless Steel Appliances

You look around your beautiful kitchen, and your eyes go right to the fingerprint smudges on your appliances. Don't even get us started on the grease, water drops, and who knows what else. So how do you keep your appliances looking like new?

On January 15, 2019

5 Reasons Your Neighbors are Hiring Us

Sally's house is always so clean, how does she do it? 

On October 09, 2018

Fall for Clean Carpets

You know that moment when you all of the sudden notice the leaves have changed color and the nights are becoming crisp and cool. It’s the time we start opening our windows and letting the fresh air breeze in. These early fall months are perfect to start thinking about preparing your home for the upcoming holidays, and that includes carpet cleaning! Here are four reasons you should have your...

On August 30, 2018

What You Need to Know About Asbestos

Asbestos.  Once marketed as a “magic mineral” it is now is an infamous public health menace.  And, chances are if your home (or commercial building) was built before 1980, construction materials containing asbestos were likely used.

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