Our House Cleaning Blog

October 16, 2020

5 Common Cleaning Mistakes and How to Fix Them

We all love a clean house, and sometimes it can feel as if no matter how hard we work, little cleaning tasks are still waiting to be done. Did you know, though, that there are common mistakes made when it comes to cleaning that can make your cleaning work much harder than it should be? It’s true, and that’s why we’re sharing the five most common cleaning mistakes, and how you can fix them! 1. Not Letting the Cleaner Sit When you’re in a hurry, the spray and wipe method might seem ideal, but 99.99% of the time, it’s not an effective way to get the area clean. Whether you want to disinfect or remove grease, each cleaning agent is different. Take a look at the back of the cleaning product to see the recommended time for the cleaner you’re using to sit, in order for to be really effective. […]
October 9, 2020

How to Remove Grease Stains from Clothes

Grease and oil stains are some of the hardest to remove.  Most of the time, as you probably already know, they never come out. According to Grab Green, here’s why: “Because grease is a lipid and insoluble in water, it’s more difficult to get out than most other stains. An average laundry cycle won’t do the trick because grease grabs onto the fibers of the fabric.” We don’t want you to lose your favorite outfit to grease, so we’re going to share a few ways you can remove those pesky stains. Same Day Stains Baking soda isn’t just useful when baking or making your teeth white. It also helps to remove stains, pulling the oil out of the clothing item and into itself. We recommend using this right away when it happens. First, dab the spot to remove any oil on the surface and then add the baking soda and […]
October 2, 2020

4 Creative Ways to Keep Your Bedroom Clean

Keeping your bedroom clean can be a challenge, especially with a busy life. Maybe you’re in school, working, or just an overwhelmed parent, it can sometimes feel impossible to stay on top of everything. To help with that, here are four creative steps you can take to help keep your bedroom tidy. 1. Create Storage Under Your Bed The area under your bed is a perfect storage area. You can use baskets, drawers, or bins to store any non-essentials- allowing quick access while keeping them out of sight. If your bed does not come with built-in drawers, consider re-purposing old dresser drawers. To learn the step by step process, check out My Love To Create’s blog post showing you how. 2. Organize Your Drawers Drawers are those spaces that often have items crammed and stuffed in to the hilt, in a desperate bid to make everything fit. However, by folding […]
September 25, 2020

5 Quick Cleaning Tips for a Busy Life

Life can get busy at times, and you can find yourself overworked, overwhelmed, and over scheduled. When you’re working all day, cleaning is the last thing you want to be doing at night. With that said, here are five quick cleaning tips that you can use to find that happy balance once again. 1. Work in Bursts If you notice that you have 10-15 minutes to spare, set a timer, and challenge yourself to get as much work done as you can. By doing this two or three times a day, you will start seeing a big difference. Maybe you do the dishwasher and dishes, laundry, or even clean your counters –  every little bit helps, so make it count. 2. Wipe Down the Kitchen Sink After Use According to WebMD, the kitchen sink is known as one of the dirtiest places in your home, even more so than your […]