How to Clean Out Your Garage – and Clean Up After!

Garages were originally meant to house our vehicles from the elements – like the rough snow and ice that go along with Chicago’s infamous winters. Today, our garages are true multi-use spaces. Across Chicago, homeowners use their garages as home gyms, yoga dens, craft studios, and, above all, as a go-to spot for storage!  If your garage is bursting at the seams with stuff, you’re certainly not alone. It’s safe to say that many, many garages around Chicago are now too full to fit one more dumbbell or piece of ...

2020-02-27T19:02:00+00:00 March 9th, 2020|Commercial Cleaning|

Setting Your “Pre-Spring Cleaning” Goals

Already thinking of spring cleaning? You’re definitely not alone! Taking some time to spruce, refresh, and deep clean your home is a time honored spring tradition. But it’s also important to think about all of the little steps you can take ahead of time, to make your serious spring cleaning routine easier, faster, and much more relaxing.  One of the best ways to start is to plan out a pre-spring cleaning strategy. Plan ahead now, and you might be surprised by just how much more you enjoy spring cleaning in ...

2020-02-17T16:18:57+00:00 February 24th, 2020|Residential Cleaning|

Too Cold To Go Out? Here Are Three DIY Home Projects to Do Indoors

Looking to stay productive and engaged, even when the winter weather outside is positively frightful? You’ve come to the right place!  Here at Sweeping Dimensions, we were born and bred in the Chicago area — which means that we know that the winter months can actually be a great time to get things done, even when snow and ice make it difficult to go outdoors for more than a few minutes at a time.  When dipping temperatures and mountains of slush put the damper on heading outside, turn your focus ...

2020-01-31T14:46:30+00:00 February 4th, 2020|Residential Cleaning|

Why You Should Replace Your Disposable Cleaning Supplies With Reusable Alternatives

At the time we’re writing this piece, it’s just a few weeks into the start of 2020 — which means that here in Chicago and around the country, plenty of people still have New Year’s resolutions on their minds. The beginning of a new year is a wonderful opportunity to take stock and make some (pardon the pun) sweeping changes. In discussions with our friends, colleagues, and clients, one big goal for the year ahead seems to come up again and again. Often, it’s phrased as a question, and goes ...

2020-01-21T16:28:43+00:00 January 27th, 2020|Commercial Cleaning|

How to Combat Dry Winter Air In Your Home

Snow is wafting gently down from the sky, the days are getting shorter, and the temperature is regularly able to make it above freezing — it’s definitely winter in Chicago! For many of us, the winter months are an excuse to savor more time in the Great Indoors, curling up inside with a toasty blanket, a steaming cup of tea, and a great show on TV.  Unfortunately, the cold winter months can also bring an unwanted visitor into your home: uncomfortable, dry air! While experts say that the indoor humidity ...

2020-01-09T14:23:05+00:00 January 13th, 2020|Commercial Cleaning|