Articles About Cleaning For Businesses and Home Living

10 Tips for Residential Spring Cleaning You Need To Know

Residential Spring Cleaning time is here and to get started off on the right foot, here are ten helpful spring cleaning tips that can make the task easier, whether you do it yourself or have a professional cleaning service come do the work for you. 1. Kitchen Spring Cleaning Tips Start in your kitchen and…

What’s Your Free Time Worth? Should You Hire a House Cleaner?

I was asked this question many years ago by a business person, and it really stuck with me over the years. Can you put a price on the value of your time? Simply put, what is your free time worth to you? Hiring a House Cleaner may be the cheaper solution. Let’s explore this more.…

Save Money! 10 Ways to Make Your Groceries Last Longer!

Part of cleaning my home each week is throwing away food that has spoiled. How many of your have had your celery spoil before you cooked it all? It’s not that I want any food to spoil, but I love Mellisa Maker’s from Clean My Space, ideas to help prevent wasting food. Here are some…

Making The Most of A 300 Square Foot Apartment

There is a growing trend with millennials that are looking to live more sustainably with tiny houses and tiny apartments. There are approximately 10,000 tiny houses in the United States right now. People are looking to take on less financial risk and live more sustainably. Many millennials really are loving the teeny apartment trend. This is…

Weekend Prep To Prevent Crazy Cleaning During The Week

Part of my weekend is relaxing from a crazy week of working all over the Upper Valley region. It’s a day of rest, relaxation and family time. But I don’t neglect the regular chores that need to be done. Sunday’s are the day that I take the extra time to plan my week out as…

Four Cleaning Service Tips For Washing the Winter Blues Away

Here in New England winter is a great season with all of the sledding, snow shoeing, snowmobiling, skiing, and dog sledding. But for some winter can be a bit of a downer. As the days get shorter and shorter and the cold weather keeps inside, it reduces your exposure to sunlight and melancholy can set…

The Magic Of Commercial Cleaning With A Microfiber Cloth

Many facility managers have struggled with convincing their staff to switch to new products for cleaning. Even though employees are resistant to change at times, change is good. Managers will need to show employees the benefits of cleaning with microfiber cloths.   What are the benefits of microfiber in commercial cleaning? Before we dive into…

Tools That Simplify Janitorial Cleaning For Restrooms

Traditional tools for bathroom cleaning often move dirt around and don’t clean effectively. Many of the machines that we use just redistribute dirt. The differences of using an excellent cleaning tool and a poor one for Janitorial Cleaning is like washing up with a washcloth versus taking a shower. One cleans a little, while the…

5 Forgotten Spots in Professional Cleaning Services

Are all cleaning companies the same? Does your professional cleaning services remember to get in every spot that is detailed every time they clean your office? Your office space has an enormous influence on how efficiently you work throughout the day. Customers that visit you in your office will and do judge you partially based…

Combating Germs With Handwashing In The Upper Valley

Did you know that there is a Global Handwashing day? It is October 15th of each year. It is put on my an organization called Global Handwashing Partnership. Their initiative is to bring awareness to everyone throughout the world about the importance of handwashing. Handwashing is important even here in the Upper Valley region. It…

 Cleaver Ways To Use Coconut Oil In Upper Valley Cleaning

There are a couple of types of coconut oil on the market today. You can get refined or unrefined coconut oil. The unrefined coconut oil comes in a plastic tub and is semi-hard. Here are some smart ways to use coconut oil in Upper Valley Cleaning around the house.  Coconut oil has many health benefits…

How Cleaning Carts Play Their Role In Upper Valley Cleaning Services

Cleaning carts are one of the many items that often get overlooked in cleaning your facility. They are the workhorse of a cleaning operation. Janitorial staff uses them regularly to store and organize supplies and clean throughout the building. Ease of use and quick storage are one of the many reasons they play an essential…

Fastest Method Ever To Clean A Blender! It’ll Shock YOU!

  Rinse well with hot water Add soap the inside of the blender Add hot water the inside of the blender Blend the hot soapy water for 2-3 minutes Now take apart the blender Rinse all parts with cold water to clear all of the suds! Congrats now you have a clean blender!  

Cleaning Up The Snow: Questions To Ask Snow Removal Companies Before You Hire

Happy New Year and happy snow season too! The recent weather dumped a bunch of snow on the Northeast and now you have to figure out how to get rid of it. As facility managers at your office snow removal is just one of the many duties you have do to on a daily basis.…

5 Great Ways To Declutter Your Home For The New Year!

Here are five great ways to declutter the home before the New Year Hits!  Come up with a strategy clean out that reading material. Save the pages in the magazine that you want to keep and give the pile away or throw it away.  Clean out the clothes that you don’t wear! It really is…

Shocking Uses For Essential Oils In Your Household Cleaning That You Didn’t Think Of

  It seems like more and more people are talking about using essential oils and other organic products. Most people today think essential oils are ideal for skin care and nutrition, but did you know you can use them for household cleaning? Here are several ways to use essential oils in your everyday Household Cleaning…

15 Reasons Why Thieves Rocks As A NH Household Cleaner 

Whether you have children at home or not, there is always a mess that needs to be cleaned up. Spilled coffee, grass stains, mud on the floor. Life is messy, and you need a great cleaning “NH Household Cleaner” product that is safe for you and your family.  When we found Thieves, it turned out…

 Bathroom Issues: Cleaning The Upper Valley Workplace Bathroom, pt1

Whether you are cleaning your bathroom at home or cleaning a bathroom in an Upper Valley business, there are key spots in the bathroom that need to be cleaned every day. You might ask the question, how do hotels keep their bathrooms so sparkling clean? Simple, they clean them every day! Here are some ways…

Thanksgiving

We would like to thank all of our customers for a great year in business. We wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving Season!  Dennis  

5 Laundry Hacks That Make Life Easier & Cleaner

Here are 5 laundry hacks that will make your life a little easier at home.  Shoes – Tie your shoes together and hang them from the door of your dryer to prevent them from banging around. Or put your shoes in a delicates bag and hang them from the door. This will prevent them from making a…

10 Dusting Tips To Quickly Keep The Dust At Bay In Your Home

Dusting! Does anyone really enjoy dusting anymore? It is a necessity in any home, especially for people that are allergy sufferers. So get out your dusting caps and enjoy this quick video on 10 handy dusting tips. Enjoy! 

8 Upper Valley House Cleaning Habits to Keep Clean and Tidy

Keeping up with house cleaning on a regular basis can be a drag. One of the challenges that most adults face is the amount of time that it takes in keeping the house clean. Without good habits in cleaning and staying organized, it is very easy to feel overwhelmed in the daily cleaning of your…

Five Of The Best Steam Cleaning Mops On The Market Today [VIDEO]

Over the past year we have talked about an emerging trend in cleaning which is steam cleaning. More and more consumers today are greatly affected by the dozens of chemicals that are in everyday cleaners around the house. We started using a steam cleaning system in our business and the results have been astounding. You…

Crowd Sourced Cleaning Tips [VIDEO]

This video is from Melissa Maker of cleanmyspace.com. She is a Canadian native that has grown her YouTube channel to more than 430,000 subscribers talking about cleaning tips and tricks around the hope. In this video, you will find some great crowd-sourced cleaning tips and tricks and not just another cleaning tutorial. Enjoy!   

Prepping For The Holidays Without Stressing Out [Video Humor]

If you are one of those people that turn into a ball of anxiety every year while prepping for holiday guests. Myself included! This video may make  you laugh.  I can relate to getting the house ready for friends and family during the busiest time of year. If a glass or two of wine and…

After Halloween: Tips for Tackling The Clean-Up

October 31st is here and with it comes Halloween. Your house will be visited by witches, goblins, ghosts, ninjas and many other costume covered kids. You get to decorate your home and fill their bags with loot as they yell “trick or treat.”  Along with the tricker treaters come the mischief makers too. Most of…

Residential Cleaning: Plant Based Cleaner Run Down, Part 2

A while ago we wrote an article about “plant-based” cleaners. This article is part 2 in the green cleaning series. Many consumers today are fed up with chemicals in everything we touch today. This consumer demand has fueled a rapidly growing industry of “plant-based” cleaners. Here’s what we found for plant-based cleaners for Residential Cleaning: …

House Cleaning: How I Went From Messy to Neat And You Can Too! 

If you told me several years ago that I would be talking about daily cleaning around the house, I would think you were crazy. We often have grander ideas in our minds on how to keep the house clean with busy schedules pulling us in every direction. There are times that I have struggled to…

Healthy Hands, Healthy Workers: Commercial Cleaning

Everyone knows that they should wash their hands every day, but how many times a day is necessary. Hand washing is inexpensive and the most efficient way to combat the spread of germs in your facility. It is also one of the top reasons that employees get workplace illnesses more often. Handwashing helps employees take…

Upper Valley Cleaning Companies Get On The Green Cleaning Trend

Not too long ago cleaning product manufacturers would not stock that many green cleaning products. Fast forward to today, and there is an apparent movement in the marketplace that is demanding green cleaners. Upper Valley Cleaning Companies have noticed this trend and have hopped on the green cleaning trend.  According to the ISSA.com, the green cleaning…