Luxury Upcycled Home Furnishings That Make A Statement

The word “upcycling” can conjure images of amateurish DIY projects and “shabby chic” repurposed thrift store finds, but it doesn’t have to. With supply chain problems making it more difficult to find popular items, upcycling is seeing a resurgence in interior design, allowing all of us to express our creative sides in projects that can make a stunning impact on our home decor. Upcycled materials can bring a touch of luxury and a one-of-a-kind look to any room, all without breaking the bank. Upcycling also allows for major changes or ...

2022-02-22T18:49:31+00:00 February 22nd, 2022|Residential Cleaning|

Home Decor Must-Haves For Spring 2022

Spring is just around the corner, and here in Chicagoland, we’re looking forward to the changing of the seasons. And even though it’s still February, it’s time to start thinking about how we’re going to refresh our homes to welcome in the warmer weather and brighter colors. From small decor touches to major upgrades, here are our home decor must-haves for spring 2022. Green Is The New Neutral Green tones have dominated experts’ predictions for the top color palettes of 2022, and it’s not hard to understand why. As our ...

2022-02-23T08:24:49+00:00 February 16th, 2022|Residential Cleaning|

Sustainably Store Your Holiday Decor So It Won’t Overwhelm You Next Holiday Season

We’ve all been there. The holidays are approaching, and we get ready for the fun task of enlivening our homes with great holiday classics. However, when we open our boxes, we find that the festive job of decorating has been made more difficult by ornaments that are broken, damaged, or difficult to find, and strings of lights and garland that seem to have spent the whole year tangling themselves into inextricable knots.  This year, as we prepare to take down our holiday decorations and enjoy 2022, we’ve got a few ...

2022-01-05T10:23:59+00:00 December 23rd, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

Sustainable Ways To Keep Your Home Office Organized And Efficient

The home office is almost always an afterthought in home planning. It usually starts out rather minimalist, with a chair, a desk, and maybe a computer and printer. But, as anyone who has spent the past 18 months or so working from home knows, things almost never stay as clean or organized as when you start out. Over time, papers tend to pile up, pens that have long-since run dry get put back into desk drawers, and organization goes out the window.  Keeping your home office organized can feel like ...

2021-09-29T11:43:59+00:00 September 29th, 2021|Residential Cleaning|

Are Compostable Cleaning Wipes Worth The Buy?

Disposable cleaning wipes have become a staple of modern life. In 2020, at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, disposable disinfectant wipes were among the most sought after — and most hoarded — commodities as we raced to protect ourselves, our families, and our homes from viral contamination.  However, the convenience of disposable wipes comes with a significant environmental cost. Billions of disposable wipes make it to our landfills and oceans every year, many of which contain plastics that do not break down and harsh disinfecting chemicals that can leech ...

2021-09-20T18:55:15+00:00 September 21st, 2021|Residential Cleaning|