Summer Cleaning

Top Summer Stains & Tips to Remove Them

Summer is filled with green grass, dairy products, ice cream and mud too, but these joys can easily translate into nasty and hard to remove stains on your clothing. Below are a few common summer stains and tips on how to remove them safely.

Grass stains

Soak your clothes in laundry product with enzymes and cold water for at least 30 minutes. Wash them after that in the washing machine as usual

Note: Avoid using hot water to remove these kinds of stains on clothes as it will result in the protein digestion and coagulating making it even harder to remove (ie: The stains will set)

Ice cream and dairy products stains

Before washing, the fresh stains on clothes should be soaked in cold water. If the stains have dried, brush and scrape them off to remove any crustier particles. Soak them in cold water with detergent for several hours. Later on, wash in warm water in the washing machine as usual. If the stains are still intact, soak the clothing for another half […]

Moving Out of Your Chicago Apartment: A Preparation Checklist

Moving can be a hassle no matter how you handle it, especially in a large city like Chicago. The act of packing up all your belongings and relocating to a new home can leave you profoundly exhausted and overwhelmed. If you’re hoping to get your security deposit back, you will need to be responsible and leave your apartment cleaner than it was when you first moved in.

Here is a simple checklist of things to do before you hand in your keys

Walls

When it comes to walls, be sure to do the following. Remove all staples, nails, hooks or screws. Patch any holes left behind. The walls should be wiped down with warm water or a magic eraser to get rid of tape residues, dirt or markings of any kind.

Bathroom

The bathroom should be properly cleaned to leave it free from dust, hair, mold, or toothpaste. Disinfect the sink, shower, tub and toilet with bleach or an all natural alternative like tea tree oil spray. Clean […]

Make your summer cleaning a breeze with these 10 easy tips

Summer’s here and to most people, home cleaning is the last thing on their minds. Summer’s the perfect time to take a lazy day in the sun or splash around in the pool with the kids. But if you let home cleaning chores pile up, you’ll only have more to do later. With these simple summer cleaning tips, you’ll quickly and efficiently keep your home clean and neat throughout the summer and be prepared for the transition of the seasons.

 

  1. During the summer do you ever feel like everywhere you turn, your children seem to be underfoot? And though it’s great to have them home more, with them come sticky hands, muddy shoes and various spills and spots. Why not recruit the little rascals to help in your fight against mess and support your quest to keep a clean summer home? Try turning cleaning into a game to make it fun, or emphasize the responsibility and trust you’re placing in them to motivate them to fulfill their tasks.
    By |July 29th, 2016|Categories: Summer Cleaning||0 Comments

    5 reasons to deep clean your house this summer

    House cleaning has many important benefits to you as a homeowner. After all, who doesn’t want to live in a house that is fresh and sparkling? However, many individuals, especially in Chicago, are often normally so busy during the day that they do can not find enough time to do house cleaning. Others, opt to hire home cleaning services to do house cleaning for them. Did you know the benefits of deep cleaning your house during summer? It is possible to deep clean your house this summer.

    Summer is a great time for renewal and recharging, with the sunshine, and often summer work hours. This tends to motivate many people and increase their energy. This is the perfect time to deep clean your house. The following are the reasons why you should deep clean your house this summer:

    1. More time

    Many people normally enjoy vacation time during summer. This means more free time from work or school. You can actually utilize this time to clean those areas that you have neglected for a month or years. This will make […]

    By |July 4th, 2016|Categories: Summer Cleaning||0 Comments