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Complete CDC Clean & Disinfect Guide

Interim Recommendations for US Households with Suspected/Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019-2020 Source: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/cleaning-disinfection.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fcommunity%2Fhome%2Fcleaning-disinfection.html Background There is much to learn about the novel coronavirus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Based on what is currently known about the novel coronavirus and similar coronaviruses that cause SARS and MERS, spread from person-to-person with these viruses happens most frequently among close…

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Covid19: What Can You Do About It?

We understand at Goodrich Cleaning that many people throughout the world have been affected by Covid19 virus. The information in this article is directly from the CDC.gov website. We want to help people to understand what it is and how to protect yourself at home and work. We wish all those with this virus a…

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5 Tips to Stop the Stress in Residential Cleaning

Does your home stress you out? Did you know that clutter in the home can cost you time, energy and money? Often we add stuff to our homes throughout the year and create enormous amounts of clutter that can stress you out. Your home is your sanctuary and should have a little bit of Feng…

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Can You Prevent Viruses In Your Home?

Spring may be here but the weather here in New Hampshire has been up and down these past couple of weeks. With the ever changing weather comes the common cold and flu season. The flu is a respiratory infection that affects approximately 51 million people each year in the United States. With that said, you…

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Residential Cleaning Tips for Keeping Your Carpets Great

The carpeting in your home is a significant investment in your house. With this investment that just improved the aesthetics of your home comes a cleaning regiment to keep it looking great for years to come. There are many reasons why you should keep it clean but have you thought about implementing a maintenance plan…

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What’s Lurking In Your Dirty Couch?

We spend hours a day cleaning our kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms etc.. With all of the many surfaces that you have to clean each week, what about your couch? We often don’t pay any attention to cleaning the couch or removing the cushions to find what is lurking underneath. What’s lurking in your couch? Dust Mites…

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Remove Those Rust Stains In Your Toilet

Do you have hard water in your home? How about rust stains in your toilet or sink? Most of the time due to heavy use the fixtures in your home gradually lose their original appearance. Often one of the first things you see is rust beginning to emerge inside your toilet. This is an aesthetic…

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Cleaning Your House With Dogs

Having a dog at home is great. These four-legged pets are loyal friends and fun to have in the family. Cleaning your house with a dog is not easy. Dog owners know that their house will not stay clean. The dog jumps on couches, tracks dirt, sheds hair and generally can make a mess. When…

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Tips On Cleaning Area Rugs

Area rugs bring a unique style and color to each room. They also can be challenging to keep clean. Cleaning your area rug involves a different process than wall-to-wall carpeting. It’s important to understand the basic of rug care as well as unique methods for area rugs. Basic Rug Cleaning Most rugs regardless of material…

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My Tile and Grout Looks Horrible: Can It Be Cleaned?

Tile is such a beautiful addition to your kitchen or bathroom. It’s durable, long-lasting and effective as a flooring material. In moist areas like your bathroom, tile works even better. So if tile has so many benefits as a flooring material, what is the problem? Tile is most commonly installed into the kitchen or bathroom…

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Three Minute Cleaning Habit To A Clean Home

There are no shortcuts to a tidy home, but there are ways to stay committed to the goal of getting your home organized and keeping it that way. Life is busy, there is no doubt that most people are feeling overwhelmed. Staying committed doesn’t mean you have to make it “difficult” or “complicated”. RULE #1:…

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Lowering Commercial Carpet Expenses

Buying cheap products or services isn’t always the best way to save money in your business. When choosing between a general cleaner and a specialty cleaning service, the specialty cleaner will save you more money. Cleaning On A Budget When it comes to reducing carpet maintenance costs, it can be tempting to reduce the frequency…

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Four Residential Cleaning Tips for Flu-Proofing Your Home

Yes, it is that time of year again. The fall season is coming to a close, and the crisp cold air sets in for the winter cold and flu season. One family member gets the flu, and before you know it, everyone in your family has the flu. The flu can spread to your family…

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Residential House Cleaning Tips to Prevent Mold in Your Bathroom

The last thing you want in your home is mold or mildew. Mold and mildew can cause may health issues throughout your home. Mold and mildew thrive in warm and wet environments. The bathroom in your home is the perfect breeding ground for mold and mildew. Here are some residential house cleaning tips to prevent…

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6 Residential Cleaning tips for back to school busy moms

The winter break is almost over. Before you know it the kids are going to be back in school. While it was fun spending time with your boots in the snow, it’s time to get back into the school groove. Here are 6 residential cleaning tips from the pros to keep your house cleaning when school…

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Commercial Bathroom Cleaning Battling the Graffiti Monster

If you have worked in the cleaning industry for any length of time, then you have seen graffiti in the bathroom at one point or another. Every cleaning professional has to tackle the graffiti monster at some point. The problem with graffiti is the foul language, personally degrading messages, racist messages and other ugly unsightly…

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Happy Thanksgiving: Black Friday Deals Online

Here are some of the best deals online for Black Friday’s big shopping day. We hope that you have a wonderful, safe Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Caraway — Save $50 off a cookware set with the Kitchn exclusive code kitchn50. Container Store — Take 50% off select stocking stuffers. Sur la Table — Enjoy up…

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The Best Black Friday Kitchen Deals 2019

It’s black Friday! Well not yet, but very soon. Have you got your credit card ready? Black Friday is just a few days away and there are tons of sales going on this year. So whether you are ready to jumpstart your holiday shopping or just looking for a great deal for your dining room,…

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Sell Your Home Faster With Professional Carpet Cleaning

Are you thinking about selling your home and moving to another location? As you get your home ready to be seen by potential clients, did you stop and think about the carpets in your house? Your carpeting is an essential part of your home and showing potential buyers a dirty carpet. Selling your home can…

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Simple Ways To Reduce Waste in 2020

Today there are so many areas of our lives that offer convenience. Eating out at a restaurant, fast food, single-use products, etc. We are not perfect at practicing any of the things that we are suggesting, but in this coming year, we can always do better. Single-Use There are so many things that are single-use…

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Flu Facts To Stay Healthy and Clean This Winter

Flu Can Be Serious The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness and, at times, can lead to death. Every flu season is different, and the flu can affect people differently. Every flu season millions of people get…

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Cleaning Tip: Winterizing Your Toilet

If you have a second home in a cold-weather climate, then this article is for you. As you close up your cabin or second-home, your bathroom could reach freezing temperatures this winter. You’ll want to shut off the water to your toilet and any other areas of the house that have running water. Here’s how…

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What Are The Worst Things To Spill On Your Carpet?

Anything that you spill on your carpet can ruin it, but there are some things that stain your carpet worse than others. Here are some of the worst things you can spill on your carpets. Blood Even if you are cautious, accidents still happen around your home. If you spill blood on your carpet, the…

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10 Home Trends For Fall 2019

No matter where you live a serious storm can cause damage to your house. In the Northeast, we can have heavy rain, flooding, blizzards, and tornadoes. Whether you are prepped for disaster or need to take inventory of the damage to your home, here are some tips for cleaning up around your house. Roof Damage…

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Five Upper Valley Residential Cleaning Tips to Get Ready for Winter

Summer is finally over, and we have to say goodbye to the warm sunny days and cold nights. One of our favorite times of the year is summer with trips to the ocean.The smell of the salt air, soaking in the hot sun and sand between our toes. Those are the days of summer that…

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2 Reasons You Should Include Upholstery Cleaning In Your Facility Plan

Many facility managers today focus on how the surfaces “look dirty” from everyday use. It’s understandable because how your facility looks will affect your customers impression of your business. Having a good appearance makes a good impression. Even if it looks clean, is it really clean? That’s why we recommend for every facility manager to…

6 Area Rug Ideas To Keep You Warm This Winter

6 Area Rug Ideas To Keep You Warm This Winter

Sometimes a room without a rug just feels empty. Rugs or carpet truly are an essential component to making your home feel comfortable. There really is nothing like waking up in the morning to a warm rug touching your feet instead of a cold floor. We understand the importance of having a great area rug…

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Top Five Scary Spooky Things Hiding In Your Carpet

Have you ever thought about the things that get tracked, stomped, spilled into your carpets? Simply walking on your carpets by you, your children, your cat or dog tracks dirt, grime, allergens and stains. Halloween is just around the corner and here are the top 5 scariest things lurking in your carpet. #1 Chemicals There…

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How To Get Your Security Deposit Back When Moving

Did you know that 80% of moves occur in the months of April and September? One of the biggest concerns for any renter whether it is an apartment, condo, townhouse or house is getting back their security deposit. In some cases these deposits can be hundreds or thousands of dollars. It often is a large…

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The 6 Most Forgotten Spots In Your Home

When it comes to cleaning your home you most likely clean the most common areas first but neglect other areas. This is what happens to most people. As a cleaning company we see the top areas that get overlooked. Here are the top 8 most forgotten spots. #1: The Trash Can Nobody really likes cleaning…