How to Create a Cleaning Chart for Kids That Really Works

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Getting the kids involved with routine cleaning chores is the perfect way to teach valuable life skills and get more done around the house. A cleaning chart for kids is a great way to keep track of the chores you delegate and create fun along the way. You’ll

Your Monthly Deep Clean Schedule for 2019

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We love a clean house, in fact, the cleaner the better. But we recognize while some things need to be cleaned daily and weekly, other chores only need to be cleaned once or twice a year. The problem is, these are BIG chores, i.e., the ones you don’t want to do (who

The Top Blogs of 2018

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You are doing more with less, like cleaning more things in less time and with less effort. For today’s sparkling home, it’s all about working smarter, not harder. And while that may mean having a little muscle in your corner (hint, hint) or doing it all yourself, the

Resolve to Have a Cleaner Home in 2019

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The New Year is all about fresh starts and resolving to have a cleaner home is up there with eating better and exercising. It’s one of the best things you can do for your health. A clean, sanitized space can help stave off infections and viruses, plus it gives your

Try These Clever Holiday Décor Storage Tips

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Thanksgiving is over. You’ve eaten the last bite of turkey, finished the final slice of pumpkin pie, washed the dinnerware and put away the cornucopia. It is finally time to put up all the holiday decorations you neatly boxed, labeled and stored from last year. Oh,

Living with Roommates? Here are Helpful Organization Tips to Keep a Shared House Clean

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If you live with roommates, you all won’t agree on some things that affect everyone involved, and housekeeping seems to be one area that can cause friction. With some open communication, a good cleaning schedule and some organization tips, it is possible to come

Bathroom Cleaning Hacks: Tips and Tricks From a Professional Maid Service

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When you go out of town or on vacation and stay at a hotel, what is one of the first areas you check out? If it’s the bathroom, then you are in good company. For many of us, the cleanliness of a hotel bathroom seems to often determine how we perceive the overall

How to Remove Stains Left Behind from Fireworks

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Yes, it is December. And, yes we know Fourth of July firework fun was ages ago, but with New Year’s Eve knocking on the door, firework season is back, if only for a day. Second, only to the nation’s birthday, New Year’s Eve is a huge holiday for fireworks. Aside from

A Recipe to Clean up the Holiday Cooking Mess

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One of the best things about the holidays is the food. Who doesn’t get nostalgic about roast turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, freshly-baked rolls and tins and tins of homemade Christmas candy? (If you’re drooling, rest assured we are too!) But in the 11 months between

Home for the Holidays: How to Fill Your Home With Natural Holiday Scents

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Plug-ins, sprays and all those other popular air fresheners are a quick and easy way to give your home a burst of cinnamon, apple and vanilla, but they smell like, well, air fresheners! To give your home those authentic aromas of the holiday season, why not choose

Quick House Cleaning and Preparation Time-Savers for the Holidays

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If you think wiping down countertops, spraying some air freshener in the bathroom and a quick vacuum makes your home ready for holiday guests, you’d better think again. No one is saying you have to pull a full-on seasonal cleaning, but by focusing on critical areas

How to Make Sure Your Cleaning Service is Up to Scratch

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Keeping your home neat and clean can seem like a never-ending chore. If your free time is spent hanging out with mops and brooms, instead of family and friends, then hiring a house cleaning service may be the answer. Surely the thought of having someone help out

How To Winterize Your Home

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We always obsess over spring cleaning after winter to clear out the season’s dust and germs, but it’s just as important to “fall” clean before winter arrives. Think about it; you don’t want to hunker down and shut yourself inside a dirty house for months. And, really,

How To Organize A Harvest Themed Party

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A party is great but throw a harvest-themed party and you’ve really got something special. A good harvest party should embody everything that’s fabulous about fall – crisp nights, cozy fires, warm drinks, and tasty food. The key to organizing a successful event is all

10 Meals To Make With Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Leftovers take on a whole new meaning after Thanksgiving. Usually begrudgingly grabbed at the last minute or forgotten in the back of the refrigerator, leftovers don’t typically generate a lot of excitement from the family unless of course, they are from Thanksgiving.

Cross Cleaning Off Your Holiday To-Do List

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Here’s a holiday story you might be familiar with: It’s the night before Thanksgiving, and you’ve just made your third stop of the day for extra cranberry sauce (because grandpa will only eat the jellied kind) and a new tablecloth (because someone put away your old

The Secrets of Baking the Perfect Pumpkin Pie

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Fresh, homemade pies are the stuff of fond childhood memories, full bellies and family get-togethers. Apple, cherry, pecan and all those other delicious pies conjure up happy times and special occasions for many of us. But nothing says Thanksgiving like the

Hey AirBnB Hosts! The Maids® is Your Cleaning Services Solution

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Most of us know about Airbnb because we either know someone who has used the lodging service or we have used it ourselves. But far fewer of us know what it’s like on the other end of the stick, being an Airbnb host. There’s no doubt that this popular service can be

Moving Soon? Move-In House Cleaning Can Help You Reduce Stress

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Moving can be a stressful and overwhelming thing to experience. Getting the old place ready to hand over, getting your new place prepared for the move in and handling the whole transition smoothly can cause a lot of strain. Help is out there to do the heavy lifting

5 Holiday Decorating Tips for a Cozy Fall Season

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Autumn is the perfect time to add the beautiful palette of colors from nature to your home decor. The return of cooler temperatures, falling leaves and the Halloween, Thanksgiving and Winter holidays means more time inside and thoughts of cuddling up by a warm fire.



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