The Sweeping Dimensions Holiday Guide 2020: Sustainable Gift Ideas for a Greener Holiday

It’s the time of year when the world starts to write and swap wish lists for the holidays. After months of tumult and uncertainty, why not give your loved ones exactly what they want? If you’re struggling for ideas for yourself this year, I’m sharing some of my favorite ideas for green & eco-friendly gifts below!  Green Gifts for Everyone On Your Holiday List 2020 was an unusual and difficult year, to say the least. On top of everything else,  the coronavirus pandemic was the cause of a huge rise ...

2020-12-11T14:39:27+00:00 December 14th, 2020|Residential Cleaning|

2020 Giveaway: Nominate Your Healthcare Hero for a Free Home Cleaning!

At Sweeping Dimensions, we always make a sweeping effort to make life less stressful — and right now, we know that there are a lot of hardworking people who could use a break for the holidays.  That’s why we’re giving away ten (10) 1.5-hour home cleanings to healthcare workers who have been on the frontlines battling COVID in Chicago’s hospitals.  We know that all of the healthcare workers out there are working around the clock to keep our community safe — and we’d like to show our appreciation by taking ...

2020-12-07T12:40:38+00:00 December 7th, 2020|Residential Cleaning|

10 Things to Put On Your Winter Deep Cleaning Checklist

When the temperature drops and the snow starts to fall, it’s time to close up the windows and hunker down inside your home – and get to work on your winter deep cleaning checklist.  This winter, we’ll all be spending more time indoors than ever. This means that it’s a good time to make sure your home is clean, comfortable, and ready for whatever the season might send your way. A clean home is a healthy home, after all, and there’s never been a better time to do as much ...

2020-11-23T17:27:15+00:00 November 30th, 2020|Residential Cleaning|

How to Clean Stains and Discoloration from Tea Kettles, Pitchers, Mugs, and More

Have you ever climbed on a stool, stood on your counter and stared at the gorgeous glass pitchers and decanters above your kitchen cabinets, only to clamber back down again because you realized they’d be too difficult to clean if you actually used them? Or put a coffee mug immediately back in the dishwasher because that unsightly brown stain at the bottom corner just won’t come out?  Let’s face it, some stains and residue are just a pain to clean. Sometimes traditional cleaning methods just don’t seem to work, and ...

2020-10-30T15:16:02+00:00 November 9th, 2020|Residential Cleaning|

How to Clean Your Oven Before Big Winter Feasts

The kitchen is the heart of the home — especially during the fall and winter holidays! While many families will be spending the season at distance this year due to the COVID pandemic, it’s still important to make sure that your kitchen is ready for all of the fun and festive feasts to come. In particular, you’ll want to spend a little time getting your oven ready for the hours of work you’re sure to spend roasting turkeys and baking pies in the weeks ahead. An unclean oven can run ...

2020-10-28T16:48:38+00:00 November 2nd, 2020|Residential Cleaning|