Month: June 2020

CLEANING FLOORS
Cleaning Tips

How to Clean Floors the Right Way- Hardwood, Vinyl, Ceramic, OH MY!

When was the last time you cleaned your floors? We’re not talking about the last time you ran your sweeper-mopper across the floor, either. We’re talking about the last time you gave your floors a good, thorough washing. In fact, it was so good, you called yourself the cleaning machine afterward. … Maybe that wasn’t […]

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START A BUSINESS
Business Management

Starting a Cleaning Business

On this page I have tried to simplify things for you as much as possible so that the steps are outlined for you, much better than learning the hard way. Business Records You need to keep track of your income and expenses. Please keep your receipts. A good filing system is crucial. I enter all of my business […]

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NO MORE MR LICE GUY
Pest Control

No More Mr Lice Guy! – Understanding Lice Removal

They love everyone! ​Head lice are friendly little creatures that love everyone.   My children caught head lice several times in school. We found that it helped to not go to the second hand shops and definitely do NOT try on hats! This Means War! Yes it is a battle and YOU have to win! […]

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Pest Control

Stink Bugs Are a Smelly Problem

Find out how to trap them, drown them, and generally make your home an unfriendly target for the critters. By Andrew MetcalfSeptember 27, 2012​ You’ve probably seen them crawling on your screens or fluttering around your house. You can’t crush them, because they expel a musty scent when frightened, a defensive technique that has earned them […]

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CATS AND THE LITTER BOX
Cleaning Tips Pest Control Pets

Cats & The Litter Box

Many of us love our pets, but they can be a problem sometimes, like when you are trying to sleep at night and they are running all over the house like crazy.  Many people find that their cat has an aversion to using the litter bo.  You may need help with a urine problem.   I […]

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Cleaning Tips

How To Start Cleaning

Clean From the Top Down Remove dry dirt first by dusting or vacuuming Then clean with a wet cloth or mop I clean in a circle around each room so I don’t forget any areas    I save cloths and prevent cross contamination by cleaning in this order: mirrors dusting kitchens bathrooms toilets – though […]

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CLEANING KITCHENS
Cleaning Tips

Cleaning Kitchens

Clean From The Top, Down to the Bottom  In Jeff Campbell’s book “Speed Cleaning”, (see Book Shop page) he recommends dusting upper areas so the dust settles down on the floor, where it will be vacuumed or swept up.  Saves time. Remove Dry Dirt & Cobwebs First things first. Dust surfaces,  high places first.  Remove any cobwebs […]

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Pest Control

The Bed Bug Problem – and What to Do About It

 I use to take used furniture from the curbside, but no longer – too risky!! Bed Bugs Are a Big Topic Today Here is an article for your education by: New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services Consumer and Environmental Health Services Public Health, Sanitation and Safety Program  What Are Bed Bugs? Bed bugs […]

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Pest Control

Roaches – The Unwanted House Guest

I never had this problem when I lived up north.  There were some problems at a restaurant that I worked at but that was all.  It was only when I moved down south years ago that I first encountered the problem. We bought a small house and lived in it while my husband went to […]

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CLEANING BATHROOMS
Cleaning Tips

Cleaning Bathrooms

Do you cringe when someone knocks on your door? Afraid to let them see your bathroom? It makes so much simpler if you become a minimalist in the bathroom. Less clutter brings you peace and saves you cleaning time  Try to remove extra things from counters and put them away before you clean. Clean Top […]

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