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August 29, 2020

Clutter and Your Mental Health

We’ve all had clutter around our home at one time or another, but did you know that it impacts your mental health negatively? Well, it’s true! One of the most common effects of clutter is feeling stressed. According to VeryWell Mind, they said the following: “A cluttered home, rather than a haven from stress, is a big stressor in itself and intensifies the frustration and exhaustion that an already-stressed person feels.” Not only does clutter make you feel more stressed, but in an article written by Psychology Today, they shared some facts as to why a mess can leave you feeling overwhelmed: “Clutter bombards our minds with excessive stimuli (visual, olfactory, tactile), causing our senses to work overtime on stimuli that aren’t necessary or important.” “Clutter makes it more difficult to relax, both physically and mentally. “Clutter creates feelings of guilt (“I should be more organized”) and embarrassment, especially when […]
August 21, 2020

5 Tips to Keep your Countertops Clean

Keeping your counters clean and organized is not always the easiest thing to accomplish consistently. It’s all too easy to just dump any and  everything on those surfaces as you go about your day, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Today we’ll be sharing our tips and tricks to keep your countertops clean and organized. 1. Pre-Clean Your Counters When it comes to cleaning your counters, you might be wondering why a pre-clean is necessary, but you’ll be happy that you did. By doing a pre-clean without a cleaning agent, you’ll be able to get off any crumbs or initial residue, to help ensure that your cleaning agents work unimpeded and your counters stay  sparkly clean. 2. Take Preventative Measures Countertops can add personality and sophistication to your home, so take preventative measures to keep them looking new. You can do this by not cutting food directly on […]
August 14, 2020

4 Simple Tips to Organize Your Closet

Keeping your closet organized can sometimes seem like an impossible task, but it doesn’t have to be that way. With our four simple tips, your closet will be clean and super organized in no time. 1. De-clutter Your Clothing by Category A quick yet easy way to de-clutter your closet is going through the clothing by category. Separate your clothes by pants, shirts, sweaters, jackets, undergarments, etc. so that you’re able to see how many items you have of each. This way you’re able to decide what to keep and what to donate. 2. Create Your Ideal Closet Space Take advantage of the space you have and find ways to enhance the closet as a whole. If you have extra vertical storage space, hanging rods, or built-in storage, use these as a starting point for creating your ideal closet space. 3. Turn Your Hangers Backwards to Show How Often You […]
August 7, 2020

10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Professional Cleaning Company

Finding the right professional cleaning company for you and your family is important.  Not all cleaning companies are created equal. You always want to work with a company that is professional, skilled and is fully insured and can guarantee the work they do.   For these reasons, we want to share ten questions to ask about the cleaning company you’re planning to hire. Can your cleaning company answer all these honestly? 1. How Long Have You Been in This Business? Starting and running a cleaning company requires more than just experience cleaning your own home. By working with more established house cleaning services, you’ll tend to have a better experience and a trustworthy relationship. Make sure you are working with a company that has been doing this successfully for a while and have reviews and clients that can attest to the quality of work they do 2. What Kind of […]