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Ensure You Get Your Rental Deposit Back with Move-Out Cleaning

Posted on August 12th, 2018

In an ideal world, all landlords would reward good tenants by returning their security deposit when they decide to change residences. Alas, we aren’t living in an ideal world. In many countries, getting a rental deposit back means conforming to unrealistically strict rules, where even the tiniest ... read more

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The 5 Surprising Health Benefits of a Clean Home

Posted on July 29th, 2018

Most of us already know that obvious messiness—think piles of unwashed dishes—is a magnet for pests, mold, and bacteria. What’s less apparent, however, is all the ways in which even mild or moderate untidiness can lower our quality of life. In fact, sometimes it’s the blemishes we don’t se... read more

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Deep Cleaning: What it Is, and Why You Need to Do it

Posted on July 17th, 2018

When you walk into a house that’s truly clean—as opposed to being simply tidy—you can feel the difference immediately. The air inside is fresh and pleasant, everything gleams and reflects the sunlight, and before you know it, you’re taking in a deep, satisfying breath. Few things are as rela... read more

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The Ultimate Guide to Speed Cleaning

Posted on July 10th, 2018

When you hear the phrase “speed cleaning,” do you feel like you might need a time machine? You’re not alone: Most people neglect bigger cleaning jobs until they morph into a Herculean task. For some of us, even smaller routine tasks (like doing the dishes) somehow pile up, usually because we f... read more

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Want to Save Time? Make Housecleaning Your Daily Workout

Posted on June 21st, 2018

Contrary to popular belief, a lot of people don’t “hate” cleaning. Putting everything in order and seeing our homes start to gleam as a result of our hard work is both satisfying and rewarding. Instead, the real reason why we dread this task is a lack of free time: Between going to work, looki... read more

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5 Housecleaning Tips for Pet Owners

Posted on June 11th, 2018

Even if you’ve successfully trained your pet to be as tidy as possible, some degree of mess is an unavoidable fact of life for pet owners. Indoor-outdoor pets, like large dogs, regularly carry dirt, pests, and bacteria inside on their paws and fur. Purely indoor pets can contribute to home hygiene... read more

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The Cleaning Frequency Test: Are You Neglecting Areas of Your Home?

Posted on June 1st, 2018

The human mind automatically sorts tasks by their perceived priority. Our laundry usually gets done every few days, for example, because we know we’ll need clean clothes for work. The dishes get washed because we know we’ll need clean ones to eat off of in the near future… etc. Things that aff... read more

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On the Move: How to Clean Your House When Selling Your Home

Posted on May 30th, 2018

We all know and love the feeling that comes with walking into a new house for the first time: Everything is clean, empty, and fresh, like a blank slate just waiting to receive our vision. If you’re in the process of selling your home, you’ll therefore want to make sure its new owner experiences ... read more

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Professional Carpet Cleaning: Why Is It Important For Homeowners?

Posted on June 30th, 2017

Many people love carpeting, and for good reason: It’s soft, warm, and adds a cozy ambiance to our homes that’s more than welcome during the long winter months. It also helps to insulate our homes, reducing heating and cooling costs. Most homeowners therefore feel that carpets are worth the work ... read more

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