Cleaning for the End of Winter and Start of Spring

As the legendary poet Anne Bradstreet once put it:  “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.”  Here in Chicago, we’re famous for our tough and bracing winters, which come complete with heavy snowfall, freezing winds, and cold, gray days. But true Chicagoans know that those tough Lake Michigan winds and snowstorms aren’t really what our area is about. Instead, our city truly blossoms to life in the springtime – when flowers spring from the ground, the sun peeks out from behind the clouds, little kids ...

2020-02-21T17:24:15+00:00 March 2nd, 2020|Residential 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|

5 Home Decor Trends to Watch in 2020 – And What They Mean for You

2020 is the start of a brand new decade, and it’s ushering in a brand new era in interior design and decor! All over the country, designers are looking at the next big trends, and starting to layer them into our living rooms, bathrooms, kitchens, and bedrooms.  Of course, making big design changes to any space also means that you’ll need to adjust your cleaning routine to keep up. So, what are the big predictions for design and decor in 2020 – and how will they impact your day-to-day goals, ...

2020-02-12T08:46:12+00:00 February 17th, 2020|Residential Cleaning|

Cleaning Up After Your Indoor Garden

There are cat people and there are dog people… and there are also plant people!  As the weather gets chilly and gray across Chicagoland, plenty of people start to look for ways to continue flexing their green thumbs, like starting an indoor garden. Cultivating an indoor garden can help bring a pop of color and life to your space, perfect for a pick-me-up on a dreary Chicago day. Even better, growing plants indoors has been shown to have health and environmental benefits. Certain houseplants can help you purify the air ...

2020-01-02T12:41:45+00:00 January 6th, 2020|Residential Cleaning|

What Should Go On Your Balcony Cleaning Checklist?

At the end of a long day, what could be better than stepping out onto a breezy balcony with a gorgeous view – preferably to unwind with a good book and a nice cup of tea?  Across Chicago, balconies, patios, and rooftops are a common sight – a high-flying amenity for those living the high-rise lifestyle, and a lovely feature in single-family homes, mid-rise condos, and even two-flats and three-flats.  To really make the most of your outdoor living space, it’s important to keep your balcony, patio, or deck cleaned, ...

2020-09-14T16:09:12+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Residential Cleaning|