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|

Bamboo Towels Vs. Paper Towels

“Oh, just grab a paper towel!” This is an easy refrain to fall into, especially when you do lots of tasks around the house. Paper towels are handy, and they can help with all sorts of DIY jobs, from mopping up spills to helping wipe down surfaces in your kitchen and bathroom. But, for a lot of us, there’s a major guilt trip that can come with tearing off a new paper towel. Going through a lot of these towels can feel wasteful, especially since a used paper towel can’t ...

2018-07-25T11:05:46+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Residential Cleaning|

How to Clean the Machines that Clean for You – Washing Machines and Dishwashers

There a few household appliances that seem to fly under the radar when it comes to cleaning, mainly because, well, they typically do the cleaning for you. For example, you may be under-cleaning your home’s dishwasher and washing machine! It’s true; those magical appliances that turn your dishes and clothes from dirty to dirtless need the occasional wash themselves. Now, we know what you might be thinking: “Aren’t they clean because of all the dish soap and laundry detergent I use when I throw in a load of laundry or ...

2018-07-10T12:23:26+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Residential Cleaning|

3 Household Surfaces You May Be Damaging

Everybody wants a sparklingly clean household. You know the dream. No spills or stains anywhere. No dust or debris gathered up in hard-to-reach places. Floors and countertops clean enough to eat off of. No kids’ toys scattered around. Now, often, this is a lot easier said than done! Life gets in the way, and it can be hard to find time to clean for many of us. On the other hand? Sometimes, when people try to do a deep clean all on their own, they make common mistakes that can ...

2018-07-09T10:53:49+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Residential Cleaning|