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June 12, 2020

5 Ways to Reduce Clutter in Your Home

When it comes to keeping your home clean, organized, and free from clutter, it can be a difficult task at times. To help with this problem we all face, especially when occupying smaller living spaces, we’d like to share our tips to help keep your home free from clutter. 1. Start with Clearing Your Counters When it comes to your counters, you want to make sure to have them cleared off.  Keep only the essentials visible. Rather than having appliances you haven’t used in months or even years taking up counter space, start by putting them away in cupboards. Then take any scattered pieces of mail, or paper, and put them in a designated folder. 2. Work on One Spot at A Time Faced with an entire room or house that’s overflowing with stuff, it can be hard to get motivated to start the de-cluttering process. However, if you pick […]
June 5, 2020

COVID-19 Reopening – 5 Tips To Keep Your Office Clean

Businesses have always had a responsibility to keep the office clean to help keep their employees happy and healthy. Now with the Coronavirus and businesses reopening, this is more important than ever. Which is why, My Diamond Maids, want to share our five tips to help keep your office clean. 1.  Develop Your Plan The CDC recently came out with some Guidance For Cleaning & Disinfecting, and they talked about the importance of developing a cleaning plan, and we agree with this. Figuring out what needs cleaning, and how specific surfaces will be disinfected will help to ensure that you’re able to stay on top of everything. 2.  Provide Needed Supplies Whether that’s offering a mask, wipes, or placing hand sanitizer throughout the office, providing these essential supplies will help reduce the exposure risks for your employees. 3.  Hire A Professional Cleaning Service Office Cleaning, deep cleaning, is something that […]
May 29, 2020

5 Tips to Help Kill Household Germs

When it comes to cleaning your home, you might be wondering what the best practices are to help ensure that you’re truly disinfecting the surfaces. That is why we wanted to share our top 5 tips to help kill household germs today. 1. Start With Soap And Hot Water If there’s a lot of dirt and grime on the surface, you should be cleaning it first with soap and water. The reason for doing this is that it helps to remove the first layer so that the disinfectant can come in contact with the actual surface. 2. Let Your Disinfectant Sit Once you wipe the area down with soap and water, the next step is to wipe it down with a disinfectant. Something important to remember, though, is to allow the disinfectant to sit, rather than wiping it down right away. Different disinfectants have guidelines on how long it should […]
May 22, 2020

Top 6 Dirtiest Places In Your Home

Sometimes, it can seem like no matter how much you clean, there are still places within your home that are dirty. Unfortunately, this is true. There are many places, we often overlook when we clean our homes, which are some of the dirtiest spots in our homes. According to an article written by Healthline , they said, “A 2016 study of the most contaminated objects in the home also found over 340 different bacteria on 30 different objects. Not all bacteria are harmful, but some can be found throughout your home and make you sick. Those are the following: staph, yeast and mold, salmonella, E. coli, and fecal matter.” This study shows how important it is to keep your home clean, which is why we’re going to be sharing the top 6 dirtiest places within your home. 1. Dish Sponges The very thing that is supposed to be cleaning your […]