Feb. 1 is National Bubblegum Day! Here Are 5 Easy Ways to Clean Bubblegum Messes

February 1st is National Bubblegum Day… And this holiday has us thinking all about the chewy stuff including the best ways to clean it. What does it take to get rid of stuck-on gum? Read on… The Nostalgic History of Chewing Gum For many people, thinking of bubblegum is going evoke many childhood memories. It’s an easy thing to get nostalgic about. Do you have any memories of visiting the candy store for your favorite – the classic Wrigley chewing gum, maybe, or Juicy Fruit? Or maybe your brand was ...

2019-01-30T15:26:11+00:00 February 1st, 2019|Commercial Cleaning|

How to Clean Your Hardwood Floors

Whether you have a contemporary-style home, or you prefer an antique charmer with a story in its bones, hardwood floors have remained a popular constant in households around Chicago for years and years — and for good reason. Seemingly every HGTV renovation-centered show features “all new hardwood floors” to replace old (and most likely pungent) carpet. It’s easy to see why hardwood floors remain preferable, with their streamlined, rustic-yet-clean look and smooth feel. And hardwoods make for an excellent blank canvas; a good wood base allows for design choices to ...

2019-01-07T08:44:04+00:00 January 7th, 2019|Residential Cleaning|

How to Get Rid of That ‘Trash Can’ Smell

Your kitchen is more than just a spot for cooking. It’s where you come together with family and friends. It’s where everyone gathers during a party, and where kids do homework and arts and crafts after school. Bottom line? Your kitchen is where life happens, every day. But it’s also a space where work happens – and, sometimes, that work can be, well, smelly. This is especially true when it comes to the trash. Like it or not, our trash cans be a major source of stinky smells. After all, ...

2018-11-28T17:46:29+00:00 December 5th, 2018|Residential Cleaning|

How to Clean Your Stovetop

Nothing impresses a guest at a dinner party more than watching you, the remarkably skilled host, stand before your stovetop, flipping, sauteing, and managing all of your pots and pans with ease. Of course, nothing turns off a dinner guest more than walking into your kitchen and seeing a stovetop caked in crusty grease, leftover food, and years’ worth of burn marks. No amount of skill is going to make up for that one! Fortunately, cleaning your stovetop doesn’t have to be a major chore, no matter what type of ...

2018-11-05T17:46:40+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Residential Cleaning|

How to Clean Brand New Surfaces

After weeks of planning, you’ve finally finished that renovation. The contractors peel back the tarp, a cleaning crew does the all-important final pass to make sure everything’s good to go, and then… Then, finally, you get to enjoy the newest piece of your home! But not so fast! Now that you’ve done the upgrades… Do you know what it takes to keep everything looking spotless, without causing any lasting damage? In Chicago, new construction homes and renovation projects alike tend to focus on a few things. Kitchens are huge focus ...

2018-08-13T16:55:08+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Residential Cleaning|