• Home Maintenance

    5 Cleaning Habits That Get Results

    Unfortunately, as everyone knows, house cleaning is a never-ending job. If you get behind, it can soon become an enormous seeming-task, so the obvious answer is to do a little every day to stay on top of things. However, many people’s busy lives make daily cleaning difficult, but if you develop good cleaning habits you can keep your home clean with a minimum of daily effort. The key is to prevent messes from building up and doing a little easy daily maintenance that need only take a few minutes of your valuable time. Here are 5 tips to help you develop better cleaning habits that will save time and effort…

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    Healthier Alternatives To Commercial Cleaning Products

    Product: Antibacterials Used for: Disinfecting everything you can think of, ranging from kids’ toys to toilets. Nasty inside: Tricoslan, an endocrine (hormone) disrupter that doesn’t break down easily (it kills bacteria and bacteria are often the agents of biodegrading). Excessive use of potent chemical disinfectants to sterilise everything in the home is probably associated with asthma and other autoimmune problems, as an over-clean home leads to a bored, restless immune system that starts reacting to non-threats. Natural cleaning alternative: Soap and water will do most of the cleaning and kill most of the germs you need to worry about. Vinegar, salt, ultraviolet light (sunshine), boiling water and strong alcohol are…

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    A Decent Domestic Cleaning Company – How Do You Choose It?

    With so many home cleaning businesses to select from, how can you decide on a cleaning firm that offers honest, reliable, affordable cleaners and ironers? Are they insured? Do not just ask that question, but enquire exactly what the insurance covers. Does it encompass potential theft, key and lock replacement, damage to your property and personal injury to the cleaning lady? Many do not have theft insurance and you may wish to reconsider retaining a professional house cleaning service that does not provide this. These incidents are rare (and in the case of theft, extremely rare), but why expose yourself to the risk if you are hiring a cleaning company…

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    Home Cleaning Tips on How to Clean Effectively

    Making sure that your home is always as clean as possible can be quite a difficult task. In fact, several people often say that they do not have enough time in the day to get the necessities done, so how could they possibly find sufficient time to complete a thorough home cleaning? Getting a home clean is extremely important. It helps to eliminate stress in other areas of your life. You will no longer have to worry about the dishes not getting done the night before, or become overwhelmed with laundry, if you can make a commitment to yourself to make sure that you always set a side at least…