How to Clean Window Blinds

Make an easy job out of cleaning window blinds with these 6 tips.   Let’s face it, cleaning window blinds can be a messy and tedious chore.  How many times have you thought about cleaning your blinds and then decided against it because of the amount of work involved? The four most common types of […]

How to Get Kids to Clean Their Rooms

You know the drill, it’s the weekend and the kid’s rooms are a mess.  There will be arguments waged over trying to get the kids to clean up their rooms.  It’s an exhausting practice that is all too familiar in too many homes.  What can you do to get kids to clean their rooms? Why […]

How to Prevent Cross-Contamination in Your Home

When bacteria is spread by people, cleaning equipment and food, cross-contamination can occur.  People spend more time indoors than outside and that increases the opportunity for bacteria to transfer around the home. Illness and disease is lessened when proper cleaning methods are used, but cleaning properly is actually a detailed process.  Think about all of […]

The Best Way to Clean Your Carpeted Stairs in 6 Easy Steps

Carpeting on a staircase is a popular option.  People love the look of carpeted stairs, the safety that they provide and the sound barrier from all of the foot traffic.  Let’s face it, a staircase in a high traffic area can get quite a workout and trying to keep your stairs clean can be frustrating.  […]

What to Expect From a Tile and Stone Cleaning Company

Have you noticed that your tile and grout or stone has begun to look dingy?  Do you feel that no matter how hard you try to get your tile or stone looking like new, you aren’t having much luck? Maybe it’s time to hire a professional cleaning company to get your floors or countertops in […]

Is Your Cleaning Company a “Green Cleaning” Company?

Have you ever stopped to consider if your cleaning company uses products that are safe for the environment?  Wouldn’t you prefer to use a company who is serious about the types of solutions they use to clean a home?  Why does it really matter if your cleaning company is using “green” products anyway? Many chemicals […]

Why Exceptional Cleaning Companies Prequalify Their Clients

When you call to schedule an appointment for a cleaning service to come out to your home, you probably have a few questions, but expect the call to take just a minute.  Have you ever thought about how a company’s questions aimed at their clients can tell you a lot about the quality of the […]

Qualify the people who work in your home.

Look for a cleaner who can answer these questions:

  • Will they vacuum prior to cleaning? Vacuuming is a necessary step to get your carpet as clean as possible. After conducting a recent survey we found over 70{7c5a46e7e2ef4251ebbbebc726b5c81c0e3bcded662c22a8f6c71de3257d04ea}of carpet cleaners do not vacuum prior to cleaning.
  • Will they be using a vacuum with zero emission? You want these contaminants trapped, rather than released back into the air to be breathed in. Most vacuums, even with HEPA filters allow small particulate to escape back into the air.
  • Are their cleaning products green and hypo-allergenic? Some cleaners still use cleaners that are dangerous to the environment as well as us.

4 Critical Factors You Must Know Before Letting Anyone Clean Your Carpet

Carpet and furnishings collect and contain harmful bacteria, soil, dust, pollen, and other HARMFUL bio-contaminates. The EPA suggests carpets be cleaned every 6 months to eliminate these hazards. They also found truck mounted, hot water extraction can be up to 15 times more effective compared to vacuuming every day.