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July 9, 2021
Well organized pantry cupboard

Getting Your Pantry Pinterest-ready

The pantry is often the last place to get cleaned, yet we often dream of having a Pinterest-perfect space. It might not feel obtainable due to a busy schedule, but it doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Don’t worry. It’s never  too late. Your pantry can and will be looking beautiful in no time with these simple steps. Follow along. 1. Break It into Zones Stop! Before you overwhelm yourself with trying to figure out where to start, take a deep breath. Depending on the size of your pantry, break it up into different zones. It’s important to remember that everyone is unique, so it’s okay if you don’t have something on this list or you have to add something. -Canned Goods -Baking -Dry Goods (Pasta, Rice, Grains, Nuts, etc.) -Snacks -Backstock (Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, etc.) Now, once you decided how you wanted to section off your pantry, it’s time to […]
July 2, 2021
child helping with the cleaning chores

How To Get The Kids To Help Clean

There’s this well-known quote that says, “Cleaning with kids in the house is like brushing your teeth while eating Oreos.” -Unknown. It doesn’t have to be this way. If you’ve ever been in this situation of struggling to get the kids to help with the cleaning, we want to share some tips to get your kids pitching in without a fight. Use the strategies below: 1. Remove the Concept That Cleaning Is a Punishment We’ve all been there at one time or the other when our parents used extra chores as a punishment, when we did something wrong, leading to kids hating to clean even more. Rather than making them feel as though cleaning is a chore or a punishment, try showing them that by getting things done around the house, you’re able to go and have fun afterward. Plus, we recommend trying not to have a frustrated tone when […]
June 25, 2021

3 Steps To Organize Your Entryway

The entryway is the first place that people see when they encounter your home. In some situations, it might be the only space some people might see (think delivery people, neighbors stopping by for a cup of sugar, census workers, etc.). Regardless of the context, you want to make sure that people get the right impression of your home – and as an extension, of yourself – from the very start. So here are three ways to clean and organize this area before the next party or get-together, or unexpected visitor! 1. Pull Everything Out The first step is to take everything out of this space so that you can start with a new canvas. Once everything gets removed, put the items in similar groups. For example, place blankets with other blankets, books in one place, etc. This allows you to find what you need when the time comes. Next, […]
June 18, 2021
Professionally cleaned kitchen cabinets and countertops

How To Clean Your Kitchen Cabinets

We’re probably all guilty of  not cleaning out our kitchen cabinets as often as they need to be cleaned, but it’s something we all should be doing. Just as we wipe down our counters or mop our floors regularly, our cabinets need the same attention. As always, at Diamond Maids we’re here with tips to help you get your cleaning chores tackled as easily as possible. Before we get into the steps to deep clean your kitchen cabinets, make sure to grab these supplies: two cleaning cloths, a new sponge, dish soap, and warm water. Now, let’s get to tackling those Cabinets. 1. Prepare the Solutions Since most cabinets are made with painted wood, metal, and vinyl materials, a warm water and dish soap solution is commonly used to wash kitchen cabinets. Dish soap is especially good in removing any grease build-up and stains that are present. You’ll want to […]