Why You Should Buy the Cleaning Supplies You Love, Not the Ones That Are On Sale

Time for a thought experiment (don’t worry, this’ll be fun):   You’re out of a cleaning product, and you’ve got to get your chores done. So, you head to the store, find the cleaning section, and are faced with a wall of potential choices. Two options really catch your eye. Option A is your favorite product, one that you know gets the job done… But it’s a bit more expensive than Option B, which you’ve never heard of, but seems to be cheaper. Which do you choose?

2018-11-28T12:13:47+00:00 November 29th, 2018|Residential Cleaning|

Mr. Clean Magic Erasers – How Do They Stack Up Against Other Sponges?

Mr. Clean Magic Erasers, and other types of “magic erase” cleaning tools, have been billed as an easy and foolproof way to help scrub many different household surfaces, from baseboards to bathrooms, from crayon-covered walls to burnt-up kitchen countertops. But do these “magic” cleaning tools really live up to their name? How do they stack up, compared to traditional sponges?

2018-11-28T12:05:49+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Commercial Cleaning|

Going Old School & Cleaning Like Our Grandmothers Used To

Vintage clothing is chic and super in-demand. Historical paintings and sculptures are worth top-dollar. Retro accessories are all the rage in home decor. Basically, what we’re saying is: In a lot of ways, it really pays to go “old school.” But what about when it comes to cleaning? Are the old school cleaning techniques and practices that our mothers and grandmothers used as powerful and easy as our more new school techniques? Well, it depends who you ask of course. Granny is sure to say that her methods were best, ...

2018-11-28T11:57:30+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Residential Cleaning|

Five Cleaning Products We’re Thankful For

Gobble gobble! Thanksgiving is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start thinking about all of the things you’re thankful for. Here at Sweeping Dimensions, we’re grateful for so many things. We’re thankful for the great work of our amazing cleaning teams, of course! We’re also appreciative of all of our clients, from all across the Chicagoland area. And we’re unbelievably thankful for all of you – everyone out there who is reading this blog, or following our company on social media. But that’s not all we’re thankful for. This ...

2018-11-05T18:06:56+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Commercial Cleaning|

Microfiber Vs. Lambswool Vs. Feather Dusters

It’s lurking in the corners. It’s spinning through the air. It’s hiding in the shadows behind your furniture. No, it’s not some monster out of a Halloween horror movie – it’s dust! No matter how hard we all try to keep our homes looking spotless, there’s always a little bit of dust that seems to creep back in. Dust is ugly and unappealing, and can cause serious problems breathing for people with allergies. You may hear many different people offer many different solutions on the best way to get rid ...

2018-10-08T14:52:14+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Residential Cleaning|