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December 11, 2020

Healthy Homes – Protecting Your Home and Family from a Second COVID-19 Wave

As the second wave of COVID-19 increases throughout the United States, we wanted to share some simple tips and tricks that you can take to help keep your home and your family safe and healthy. 1. Disinfect Commonly Touched Areas Cleaning is known as removing dirt, dust, and particles from areas, but it does not necessarily kill germs – which is why disinfecting is a necessity. On the CDC‘s website, they go over recommendations for routine disinfecting within your household. “Community members can practice routine cleaning of frequently touched surfaces (for example tables, doorknobs, light switches, handles, desks, toilets, faucets, sinks, and electronics) with household cleaners and EPA-registered disinfectants.” Cleaning AND disinfecting these areas, can help reduce your chances of getting sick. 2. Make Hand Washing A Priority Since COVID-19 is still a new virus, it is even more important to wash your hands regularly. The CDC shared an article […]
December 4, 2020

3 Practical Steps to Make House Cleaning Simpler

As the Holiday season is upon us, you might be feeling overwhelmed by the never-ending to-do lists, and we can only imagine that cleaning is the last thing you want to do right now. So, we’re going to be sharing our top three practical steps to make your house cleaning chores quicker and simpler for you! 1. Clear the Clutter You might be thinking that this is an obvious tip because you’re already cleaning but hear us out. Often, when life gets busy, we can clean around the everyday life clutter, but it’s important to start picking up before you start cleaning. Maybe you have clothes that didn’t quite make it into the hamper, or dishes on the coffee table from movie night –  whatever it might be, we’ve all had clutter around our house. Before you start cleaning, we recommend you pick up the items on the floors and […]
November 27, 2020

Essential Tools for Your Cleaning Kit

Maintaining a clean home consistently – from day to day, and all year round – isn’t the easiest of tasks. To help make your life easier, we’re sharing some of the essential tools you need in your house cleaning arsenal to keep your home spic and span. 1. All-Purpose Cleaner Having an all-purpose cleaner in your cleaning toolkit is more than a recommendation – it’s a necessity. It allows you to clean away the dirt on all surfaces throughout your home, without the need to have five different bottles of cleaner. 2. Microfiber Cloths To help protect the environment, and your pocketbook, invest in a good microfiber cloth that allows you not only to clean better but to absorb common household debris. Besides helping the environment and saving you money, there are plenty of other benefits of using these reusable towels. For the top five benefits, check out Towel Supercenters […]
November 20, 2020

5 Benefits of Cleaning Your Home Regularly

When life gets busy, it can seem impossible to find motivation to clean after a long day.  Still, it needs to be done. In this week’s blog post, we’re sharing the top 5 benefits of cleaning your home regularly – helping to keep you healthy, both physically and mentally. 1. Reduces Allergies To help reduce your allergy triggers (dust and other allergens), regular cleaning is a must. You can help prevent these triggers by sweeping, dusting, vacuuming at least two or three times a week, with a deep clean every two weeks-allowing you to have fewer symptoms and to breathe easier. 2. Lowers Stress Levels A clean home can help to reduce your stress, which can help improve your mental and physical health. According to Psychology Today, NiCole R. Keith, Ph.D. who’s a professor at Indiana University, found the following during a study: “People with clean houses are healthier than […]