Spring Cleaning Done Right

Spring Cleaning Done Right

Nearly all cultures practice some sort of spring cleaning in the home. In the Chinese culture, this spring ritual symbolizes ridding the home of the bad luck and misfortune that has accumulated in the previous year. Cleaning makes room for good luck to enter the home. For Americans, spring cleaning has more practical implications. It […]

Upholstery Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

Maintaining upholstered furniture is easy to do while following these few simple steps. They do not take much time and you keep your sofa looking great year after year. Choose the Right Fabric Where will the furniture be located, in a well-traveled area or in an area exposed to direct sunlight? Furniture pieces subject to […]

4 Dreaded Chores and How to Make Them Easier

While there are some people who enjoy the process of cleaning the house, there are certain chores that are pretty low on everyone’s list.  Below are 4 dreaded chores and how to make them easier to deal with. 1.  Oven If you have a self-cleaning oven, you’ve got half the battle won.  Unfortunately the only […]

The Best Way to Clean the Windows in Your Home

Your Top Questions Answered 1.  How do you clean windows so there are no streaks? There is nothing more frustrating than cleaning your windows and still seeing streaks.  To get the see-through shine you desire, wash your windows with horizontal strokes on one side of the glass and vertical strokes on the other side of […]

Healthy Home Cleaning Formulas

We all know that cleaning products contain numerous amounts of toxins. Over the years, questions regarding the hazards of chemicals in our environment have been largely overlooked. Evidence shows that what we put in our home to clean our house is just as important as what we put inside our body. Products that we use […]

10 Uses for Baking Soda That Will Surprise You

At Chet’s Cleaning, we are always on the lookout for ways to clean without using harsh chemicals.  Baking soda is a cheap, all natural favorite of ours that you can use throughout the home to clean, freshen and deodorize your home.  Protect yourself and your family from conventional cleansers that can expose you to multiple […]

Make Cleaning the House a Family Project

Let’s face it, cleaning is time-consuming and can be stressful.  When you have a family, work, drive children to activities and make meals, the idea of finding time to clean the house feels daunting.  Have you ever thought about how much easier cleaning would be if everyone could help out? It doesn’t matter how old […]

5 Cleaning Trends to Look Out for in 2014

There has been a major shift in household cleaning.  These days, there are very few parents who stay home full-time with their kids, let alone have the extra time to get their home as clean as they would like it to be. With a heavy influence on products that save time, money and are multi-functional, […]

Easy Way to Get Labels off Glass Jars

Glass jars are wonderful for storing all sorts of odds and ends.  Having a jar with a lid is priceless.  The only problem with saving a glass jar to store supplies, crafts or to use as a vase is the ugly label that remains on the jar. Cleaning the label off a glass jar can […]

Non-Toxic Solutions for a Clean House

There are better ways to clean your home than spending a fortune on chemicals that shouldn’t be touched, breathed in or found lying on surfaces in your home.  To keep your family healthy, there are alternatives to chemicals like bleach and ammonia that will clean and disinfect your home just as well as the toxic […]