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Our House Cleaning Services – We have built a solid reputation for residential cleaning services based on honesty, timely communication and outstanding cleaning results at competitive rates. We will custom design each service program to meet your specific needs.

Residential cleaning services – We proudly offer highest quality and most affordable prices for professional house cleaning and maid services in the area.

It’s well known that there are a lot of house cleaning services in this area to choose from. When you are searching for professional maid services for any of your cleaning needs, call the best house cleaning service: Our cleaning service. Customer satisfaction is our number one goal. Our high standards combined with the highest quality cleaning, we believe makes us the best maid service in the area.

Our Maid Services Information

What Our Maid Services can do for you:
BATHROOM CLEANING: Deodorize and disinfect all areas including scrubbing clean commode, sink, tub, shower, shelving and floor. Polish all chrome and glass.

KITCHEN CLEANING: Wipe clean all surfaces including interiors of cabinets, drawers and appliances. After we leave you can stock the perfectly clean shelves and refrigerator.

GENERAL RESIDENTIAL CLEANING: Vacuum and/or wash or floors; clean inside all closets. Wash windows, sills, remove dust from all baseboards, trim etc.

Cleaning service provided: – One-Time, Weekly, Biweekly, or Monthly Service Available – Free On-Site Estimate – Reasonable Rates – Prompt, Dependable Service – Satisfaction Guaranteed

Our Basic Cleaning Package
– Residential Customized or Detailed Service Available on Request – The following is a list of basic cleaning specifications that are performed each service day. We can add or delete from this list to customize your cleaning:

* Dust all window sills, window ledges, door ledges, and baseboard.
* Clean all countertops and the outside of all cabinets in the bathrooms and kitchen.
* Dust and polish all wood furniture.
-Tables and dressers that are more than 50% covered with items may be eliminated from dusting unless detailed dusting is agreed upon.
-Small objects such as cosmetic bottles, trophies, and pictures under 5×7 will be eliminated unless detailed dusting is agreed upon.
* Wash the outside of all large and small appliances in the kitchen
* Spot clean all doors, light switches, and hanging light fixtures.
* Wash all mirrors, bathtubs, sinks, shower stalls, and toilets
* Wash all glass in outside entry doors (weather permitting)

Our Maid Services Floor Care:
We will always vacuum your floors. Kitchen and bathroom floors, if washable, will be mopped. Waxable type floors will be waxed, if requested. Hardwood floors may be dry mopped, damp mopped or washed depending of the floor finish.

The Following Items can be added, along with other cleaning items not outlined:
* items not listed above (after agreement)
* Empty Trash
* Change Beds
* Vacuum Upholstery

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Why should you choose our services to clean your home or business?

Reason #1. We’re local people, easy to reach for quick assistance.
Reason #2. We’re honest family people, maybe even your friends.
Reason #3. We truly care about your investments and take proper care.
Reason #4. We provide a multitude of services that you know & trust.
Reason #5. We’re reliable and go the extra mile when others won’t.
Reason #6. We love animals and kids.
Reason #7. We provide great added values to prove our appreciation.
Reason #8. We do a better job than 99% of other maids or housekeepers.
Reason #9. We truly care about the health of others and prove it everyday.
Reason #10. Once you work with us you won’t change for anything.

If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your house cleaning, simply contact us within 24 hours of your service and we will gladly re-clean the area with which you are dissatisfied.
Please notify us if for any reason you find it necessary to postpone or cancel your scheduled house cleaning. We would appreciate at least 24 hours notice so that we can adjust our schedules accordingly.

To ensure that all your needs are addressed, please inform our office of all requests, changes or cancellations. Please do not communicate these important details with the maid when she’s cleaning.

In addition to weekly, bi-weekly and monthly house cleanings, we also offer one-time house cleanings that include move-ins and move-outs, spring-cleaning, service prior to a big event and other non-recurring services. We are happy to provide you with a free, no obligation quote for these services upon request.

THE KITCHEN

Countertops and Backsplash Cleaned (all items removed and replaced)

Sinks Scrubbed and Disinfected

Cabinet Fronts Washed or Dusted

Fingerprints Removed from Woodwork, Door frames and Switch Plates

Microwave Cleaned (inside and out)

Appliance Outside Surfaces Cleaned (oven, refrigerator, stovetop, dishwasher)

Small Appliances Wiped Down

Light Fixtures Dusted

Windows Sills Cleaned

Baseboards Dusted

Floor Vacuumed or Washed

Trash Emptied

THE FAMILY ROOM – LIVING ROOM

Lampshades Wiped Down or Dusted

All Areas Dusted – on Top, on Front and Underneath

Fingerprints Removed from Woodwork, Door Frames and Switch Plates

Outside of Fireplace Wiped Down

Appliances & Electronics Dusted

Floor Vacuumed or Washed

THE BEDROOMS

Lampshades Wiped Down or Dusted

All Areas Dusted – on Top, on Front and Underneath

Vanity Top Cleaned (more time may be required to remove, clean and replace items on top)

Mirrors Cleaned

Beds Made (linens changed if left out)

Vacuum Under Bed (if accessible)

Fingerprints Removed from Woodwork, Door Frames and Switch Plates

TV’s & Electronics dusted

Windows (including tracks)

Baseboards dusted

Floor vacuumed or washed

Trash emptied

THE LAUNDRY ROOM

Outside of Appliances Cleaned

Windows Sills Wiped Down

All Areas Dusted – on Top, on Front and Underneath

Fingerprints Removed from Woodwork, Door Frames and Switch Plates

Light Fixtures Dusted

Floor vacuumed or washed

Trash Emptied

THE BATHROOMS

All Areas Dusted – on Top, on Front and Underneath

Tub and/or Shower Tiles Thoroughly Cleaned & Disinfected

Sink & Faucets thoroughly cleaned & disinfected

Vanity Top Cleaned (more time may be required to remove, clean and replace items on top)

Chrome Fixtures Cleaned and Shined

Mirrors Cleaned

Towels Changed (if left out)

Fingerprints Removed from Woodwork, Doorframes and Switch Plates

Light Fixtures Dusted

Toilets Disinfected Inside and Out (including base and behind)

Baseboards Dusted

Floor Vacuumed or Washed

Trash Emptied

OTHER LIVING AREAS (HALLWAYS & STAIRS)

All Areas Dusted – on Top, on Front and Underneath

Cushions and Pillows Fluffed and Straightened

Hardwood or Tile Floors Damp Mopped

Carpeted Floors Vacuumed

Baseboards Dusted

Window Sills Wiped Down

Fingerprints Removed from Woodwork, Door Frames and Switch Plates

Glass Tables Cleaned

Lamp Shades Wiped Down or Dusted

If there is anything additional that needs to be cleaned, it will also be included during the visit, within reason.
Additional Services Offered At Additional Charges…
Upon request:

Refrigerator Cleaned (inside)

Outside of Windows Cleaned

Mini-Blinds Cleaned

Light Fixture Washing

Inside Oven Cleaned

Ceiling Fans

Laundry Service:
Laundry service with proper folding of all clothes and linens are offered. All laundry will be washed and folded the same day.

Dry Cleaning:
Dry cleaning will be unwrapped and placed on proper hangers or professionally folded and stored.

Other big jobs such as Garages, Sheds, Outside Grills, beneath heavy furniture and appliances, Larger Windows and Walls and such can be incorporated into your regular assignment and included in your price quote or charged separately as add-ons from time to time upon your request.

If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your house cleaning, simply contact us within 24 hours of your service and we will gladly re-clean the area with which you are dissatisfied.

Please notify us if for any reason you find it necessary to postpone or cancel your scheduled house cleaning. We would appreciate at least 24 hours notice so that we can adjust our schedules accordingly.

To ensure that all your needs are addressed, please inform our office of all requests, changes or cancellations. Please do not communicate these important details with the maid when she is cleaning.

In addition to weekly, bi-weekly and monthly house cleanings, we also offer one-time house cleanings that include move-ins and move-outs, spring-cleaning, service prior to a big event and other non-recurring services. We are happy to provide you with a free, no obligation quote for these services upon request.

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No one really likes house cleaning. How would you like to cut your cleaning time in half. Sound like a sales pitch? Its not, we have just gathered a list of tips to help you clean smart not hard.

Get Organized
Give everyone in your house a job to do. Make sure everyone knows what is expected of them. Why should you be the only one working. Even if you only have your kids take out the trash, its one thing less that you have to do.
Keep all of your cleaning supplies in one area. This will prevent you from making unnecessary trips to find a rag or that other cleaner. Use a caddy to hold all of your supplies or an apron with plenty of pockets to hold your cleaning equipment.
Have a plan. Work in a certain order to prevent re-soiling cleaned areas. Generally that means working from top to bottom. For example don’t vacuum your carpet and then dust your ceiling fan.

Prevent Messes
If it never gets dirty you don’t have to clean it. Be neat.
Use disposable plates and dinnerware to avoid having dishes to clean. Why take out the good dinner ware if you do not have company coming over.
Take off your shoes. This will keep you from tracking dirt into your home. Leave the outside dirt at the front door. This should cut down on your vacuuming time.
Use an entry mat at all exterior doors. If you do not want to take off your shoes whenever you come home, use a mat. it will trap much of the dirt before it gets into your home. Even if people do not wipe their feet on it, just the act of walking on it will transfer some spoil to the mat instead of your clean floor.
If you have pets, bathe them often. An oily dirty dog can make a mess of your carpet and upholstery. Give them a bath at least every other week, more if you have a particularly oily breed like a Lab.

Don’t Spread Messes
When you dust, use a slightly damp cloth or one that traps the dust. If you just wipe blow the dust off, it will only settle on something else.
Use a vacuum with a HEPA filter. HEPA filters trap over 99% of contaminants. It will keep dust, dander, etc from getting blown back out your vacuums exhaust where it will simply settle on something else. It is also better for allergy sufferers.

Use Quality Chemicals
A penny saved on your cleaning supplies may mean hours wasted. Use quality name brand products instead of cheaper watered down generics.
Let the cleaners do the work for you. Some cleaner require a wait time after being applied. Give the cleaners time to work. Why scrub when you can just let the chemical sit for a few minutes.

Don’t Delay Cleaning
Clean up messes and dirt as soon as possible. The longer you wait to clean something, the longer it will take to clean.
If you spill something on the carpet, blot it up quickly to prevent it from setting. Clean carpets on a regular basis to prevent stains from becoming permanent. Cleaning them 2 times a tear is recommended.

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Maid Service Franchises

Independent home cleaning businesses aren’t scalable because operators lack the tools needed to effectively and efficiently manage over 25 employees and 50 assignments per day. Top flight maid service franchises have developed the tools needed for managing such volumes but, because they favor penetration, over scale, most of their deals also are not scalable.

The house cleaning industry has evolved so that the benefits of being associated by name with a major maid service company have become overshadowed by the poor service stigmas earned by even a few poorly run franchisees. And no matter that a certain franchisee may not even be related by name, because too many consumers fail to distinguish among the similar m-m-m-maid service sounding names. The result is that the reputation of one exceptionally good, conscientiously well-run franchise may be adversely affected by a shoddily-run franchise.

Just because the “M’s” have organized the market this way in the past, doesn’t mean this is the way it will be organized tomorrow . . .

Outside the box: non-conformal, creative thinking.

The term “outside the box” is derived from a famous puzzle created by the 20th century mathematician, Henry Ernest Dudeney, in which someone is asked to interconnect an array of nine dots in a three-by-three grid by using four straight lines drawn without the pencil leaving the paper. Success depends on the puzzle solver realizing that the boundaries of the array are psychologically artificial. The only way to solve the puzzle is to extend the lines beyond the psychological boundaries, and draw them outside the box.

Similar, older terms include blue sky, far out, and off the wall. A more recent term, coloring outside the lines, is popular with today’s marketing and consulting types.

“M” Service Zones–Designed for Optimal Penetration & Franchise Fees

If you’ve shopped for “M” house cleaning franchises, you’ll find that the first thing you’ll receive after a UFOC is a load of maps depicting available service zones, and tables of “qualified households.” The “M” house cleaning franchises are asking you to believe that any household with a garden hose is a potential buyer of home cleaning services. We’re skeptical. The M’s have organized the market in this way to obtain, for every metro area, maximum penetration, revenue and franchise fees, without regard to what profits can be earned by the individual franchisees.

Most cities have some really nice neighborhoods which are chock-a-block full of very profitable maid service customers, other pretty nice neighborhoods from which can be cherry-picked some profitable maid service customers, and then some other interesting, but difficult-to-identify areas of the city which are poised for significant growth. While the major franchises continue to prove that maid service customers can be eked out of almost any service zone, for those franchisees stuck with the worst zones, profits may be elusive and growth rates uninteresting.

Predicting the amount and quality of business in the city’s next hi-growth neighborhood is important for top-flight franchisers, because it is their best remaining chance to offer additional attractive service areas to new franchisees. But guessing the ultimate success of residential real estate developments and population growth rates is risky, particularly for the new franchisee. The problem is that other franchisees may have chosen the best neighborhoods ahead of you, leaving you with an adverse selection of less attractive neighborhoods. This problem of adverse selection is not trivial. If you buy a typical maid service franchise, your ultimate success may be doomed from the outset based solely on which service zone you are stuck with. While “location, location, location” always applies to retail stores, and restaurants, why must it ever apply to maid service franchises?

A New Paradigm for the Industry

We believe it should be possible to dispense with service zones altogether by organizing franchises by entire Major Metro Markets, and selling, for example a maximum of two licenses per each million population. Each franchise would be entitled to one office, and each office would be free to service any customer within a half day’s drive. For example, a large city with a population of over 2 million, a franchiser could sell a maximum of 4 franchises. By comparison, to date, the largest “M” franchiser has sold 8 franchises in the equivalent market and is still offering new franchises today. Under such a concept, if a new franchisee were to miscalculate and discover that her original target neighborhood of really nice, expensive houses is filled with homeowners who have overbought, are mortgaged to their eyeballs and can’t afford living room furniture, let alone premium-priced maid services, then her mistake will not have been fatal. She could refocus her marketing efforts on more attractive neighborhoods, and pursue growth where it finds her throughout the entire metro area (because under such a system franchisees would keep their own referrals).

We have proven that significant profits can be earned by snatching in a flash a large volume of business from well-entrenched companies. We’ve done this by combining an acquisition strategy with a low customer churn rate based on our reputation for exceptional service. We believe that it should be possible to sell a franchise based on the concept of each franchisee selecting, as a member of an Alliance, its own name and paying a flat periodic fee. Under such a system, the franchiser would be able to forgo almost all monitoring, and dispense with many of the other standard spending requirements and restrictions levied by other franchisers, such as those relating to advertising, signs, vehicles, office location, and most importantly, service areas. By offering quality service, franchisees would build their own brands, earn their own referrals, influence their own churn rates, buy competitors as opportunities present themselves, and ultimately profit based on the operating, marketing, and acquisition decisions each made for itself. The Franchiser would provide marketing expertise, operating systems and expert advice, without all those rules.

Look Before Leaping

Before you head down this potentially one-way street called entrepreneurship, and before you buy yourself a job as a franchisee or small business owner, ask yourself a few questions. What kind of salary are you seeking? Is the business prospect on offer scaleable? How much do you really expect to pay yourself if you run some dinky little business? What kind of cash out can you expect? When? Are you ultimately going to be able to retire on, or finance your next venture with, the proceeds from the sale of such a business? The “M” franchises use a low bankruptcy rate as a proxy for success rate. But can a small venture which has avoided bankruptcy really call itself a success if it has grown to generate only $20,000 or $30,000 net per year?

House Cleaning Franchise for Sale Asking Price $35K Gross Revenues $100K Seller Finance No Year Established 1997 Number of Employees 6 Real Estate Leased Reason for Sale Other Commitments Description House cleaning for mid to upper income families. This entrepreneur deal is not binary–the most likely outcome for any small business venture is that the owner pays himself an insufficient amount to live on and simply becomes worn out and bled of cash before the business reaches sufficient scale to pay a reasonable salary, and allow for the hiring of a professional management team. House cleaning customers of formerly surrendered markets are regularly transferred to contiguous “M” franchisees for a fee to the “M” franchisor (and none to the former “M” franchisee), and such fire-sale liquidations may not be counted in “M” failure rates.

Before buying a maid service franchise, consider the following: monthly take-home pay of existing co-franchisees (especially for years 3 onwards); reputations of existing co-franchisees throughout the entire metro area; attractiveness of remaining service zones; penetration assumptions implied by service zone population tables; any restrictions placed on reselling a franchise; and alternative uses of franchise fees, if you were to instead apply the same funds in opening an independent maid service.

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Our goal is to provide high quality maintenance services with integrity. This guideline is designed to enable us to achieve this goal… not to limit us. We will modify or add any additional request not specifically addressed in these guidelines.

DUSTING: Desk tops, file cabinets, copy machines, bookshelves, tables, and other furniture will be dusted with a treated dust cloth at each service; low dusting of chair rails and legs, desk and table legs, baseboards, ledges, vents, etc. will be done bi-weekly. Cobwebs will be removed as needed.

DESKS: Desktops will be dusted each services and polished or damp wiped weekly. Paper left on desks will not be disturbed. Desk accessories including electronics will be dusted each service.

SMOKING AREA: Ashtrays will be emptied, washed thoroughly, and dried each service.

TELEPHONES: Telephones will be dusted and sanitized each service.

WINDOW SILLS: Windowsills will be dusted as needed.

WINDOW BLINDS: Window blinds will be dusted as needed.

FURNITURE: All upholstered furniture will be vacuumed and vinyl furniture will be damp wiped as needed.

WATER FOUNTAIN: Water fountain will be cleaned sanitized and polished each service.

FINGER MARKS: Finger marks and smudges will be removed from desk, partitions, doors, light switches, and woodwork as needed .

FLOORS: Floors will be vacuumed or swept and mopped during each service. (Stripping and waxing are available upon request)

CARPETS: All open areas, corners edges, and traffic way will be vacuumed each service. All carpeting will be thoroughly vacuumed. (Carpet steam cleaning available on request)

MICROWAVE OVENS: Microwave ovens will be damp wiped and cleaned

GLASS: Glass and mirrors will be cleaned and polished each service

WALLS: Splash marks will be removed from walls around the sinks and dispenser, each service walls, partition walls and doors will be spot cleaned each services and sanitized Monthly.

LUNCHROOM KITCHEN AND COFFEE AREAS: For a healthy environment and pleasant lunch area it is very important to have this area clean and in a good sanitary condition. Tables and sinks will be cleaned and sanitized, bright metal will be cleaned and polished at each service. Trash containers will be emptied each service, exterior of metal containers will be spot cleaned and plastic liners will be replaced as needed.

TRASH DISPOSAL: Trash containers will be emptied each services and taken to designated area. Plastic liners will be replaced as needed, trash containers will be cleaned when needed.

ENTRANCE GLASS: Interior glass in entrance doors and receptionists partitions will be cleaned each service to remove smudges and fingerprints.

RESTROOMS: The restroom area is a special concern to everyone’s health our objective is to keep them Clean sanitized and fresh smelling on a consistent basis. Toilet bowls seats urinals and sinks will be cleaned and sanitized, bright metal will be cleaned and polished at each service. Trash containers will be emptied each service, exterior of metal containers will be spot cleaned and plastic liners will be replaced as needed.

DISPENSERS: Dispensers will be cleaned polished and re-filled with supplies from stock each services.

Note* Of course, you may personalize the service to suit your particular needs.

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Making House Cleaning a Breeze
Making house cleaning a breeze may sound like a stretch considering the current state that you may find your home. After all, you may have let the house cleaning slide for some time now and be facing an absolute uphill battle. However, it is attainable to make your house cleaning as easy as pie and you can actually go about it in a couple of different ways.

The first way in which you can make house cleaning a breeze is by hiring someone to do it for you. There are many maid services that could care less how badly your house needs to be cleaned and they will gladly come in and clean your house from top to bottom. Once they are gone, you will be left with a clean home and a great feeling, but this may not be an option for you.

As nice as it would be for everyone to be able to afford their own personal maid service, the fact is that not everyone can and you might find yourself in the same boat. This is where you have to just face the facts and realize that you have to go at it yourself. However, you can still make you’re your house cleaning a breeze even if you have to go at it all alone.

First of all in order to make house cleaning a breeze, you have to first get the entire house in order and cleaned up in every nook and cranny. While this may seem like a challenge you simply can’t take on all by yourself, the important thing to remember is that you probably can, as long as you don’t take it on all at once.

One of the biggest mistakes that people make with house cleaning is they attempt to clean their homes from top to bottom in one single day, or maybe over a weekend. This is not only near impossible, but it is also anything but a breeze. Instead of wasting an entire day, or even weekend, cleaning from top to bottom, spread it out over a week or so.

Each day, designate a certain amount of time in which you will devote to house cleaning. This can be two hours, one hour, or less if you so desire. The point is to make some kind of time commitment so you are almost forcing yourself to get the job done. Once you decide how much time to devote each day to getting your home back in order, you then need to put together a game plan to make the plan turn to action.

It helps if you break up your home in sections and focus on one room or section at a time. Otherwise, you will only clean parts of several rooms and this will lead you to never completing your task of cleaning the entire home.

Always start with rooms that are used the least as these rooms will stay cleaner much longer after you have thoroughly cleaned them over rooms that are seeing frequent use. A good example is to start with a guest room that is seldom used versus starting off with the bathroom that most of your household uses on a daily basis. By staggering your cleaning this way and saving the higher traffic areas for last, you will be able to maintain a more equal balance of clean as you are cleaning each section of your home. The end result will be a house that is clean almost all the way around.

Once you have worked the designated time each night for a week or so, your house will be spic and span and you can then sit back and marvel over the wonderful job you did. However, you shouldn’t marvel for too long because this will be the time that you can guarantee that house cleaning always remains a breeze. How you will do this is by maintaining your cleaning on a consistent basis.

Now that your house will be ship-shape you can keep it that way with a little more devotion of your time on a daily basis. Just as you did before when your house was a disaster, devote a certain amount of time each day for house cleaning. The main difference this time will be that you will only have to probably devote 20 to 30 minutes each day as opposed to the hour or two that you did before. So while you will still have to give up a bit of your time, it will go much quicker as the time will be minimal.

Another difference that you will notice is that it is much easier to keep an already clean and organized house clean and organized. While this sounds like a cliché, it is all about making house cleaning a breeze and nothing makes cleaning easier than dealing with clean things.

What you will find when your house is maintained as opposed to being let go for an extended amount of time is that the maintenance cleaning is a lot faster and much less strenuous. Where you may have had to scrub before, you only have to wipe off now. Where you may have had to sweep and mop, you may only have to lightly sweep. The best part is that as long as you don’t let it get out of control, the maintenance will remain just that easy.

Making house cleaning a breeze isn’t a statement that sounds like it could actually be true, but if you approach it in just the right manner, it certainly can be. No matter how messy and cluttered your home might be, just remember that it is only going to get worse with each passing day. The sooner you get to the weeklong cleaning that you know needs to be done anyway, the sooner you can get to the maintenance cleaning. Unless you can afford to hire a maid service that is in fact your only option so you might as well embrace it.

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Reasons to Hire a Maid Service

It seems like such an indulgence at first thought, but upon further consideration, hiring a maid service to do literally your dirty work for you actually has a lot more advantages than disadvantages. Of course we’ve heard all the arguments against it before. Reasons like maid service is costly and the money you use to hire cleaners on a regular basis can be put to better use, or you’re just not convinced that a maid service can do the job better than you can, have all been run to the ground.

The truth is, if you’re ready to hear it, that the cost of hiring a regular maid service these days have gone down significantly enough for the average individual to be able to afford it. Thus, there shouldn’t be any reason for you to dismiss this option as easily, especially if you think that it’s a service that could improve your lifestyle dramatically.

Not yet convinced? Here are a few of the top reasons why we think that hiring a maid service is a good move.

Value for your Time and Money

In this day and age of multi-tasking and putting premium on work efficiency it is sometimes easy to forget that we actually have lives outside of our work place and interests other than getting ahead in our chosen careers. Most of us have a long list of things that we’ve always wanted to do in life but never get around to doing because, of course, we never have enough time to do it. We come home from work, and instead of resting or doing something that is interesting or relaxing, we are greeted with the necessity of having to do the dishes and the laundry, cleaning the bathroom, mopping the floor and a gazillion other things that we’d rather not do.

The good news is that hiring a maid service can remove all this unnecessarily stressful daily household chores off our plate so that we are free to concentrate on the things that we do like doing like relaxing, watching a movie or reading good book. The time that this frees up also allows us to earmark this block of time for a class that we’ve always wanted to take or a sport that we’ve always wanted to play or an adventure that we’ve always wanted to experience.

But this doesn’t necessarily have to be at great cost to us. The average fee for maid services has decreased significantly over the years, allowing most of us to actually be able to afford it. And if you really think about the trade-off – time that you otherwise would have wasted cleaning up for a few hundred dollars a month – that’s a value that, just like time, you can never get back once it’s gone.

Stress Reduction

Add to this the fact that cleaning your own home has never been a completely pleasurable job – especially if you’d rather rest than take out the trash. After a particularly tiring day at work, coming home to an already spic and span household is guaranteed to lower your stress levels and allow you to enjoy the rest of your day in peace and freedom. That’s another value that is simply worth every penny.

Efficient Service

Any way you look at it, getting a maid service to do your house cleaning for you almost always guarantees more thorough, professional cleaning work than you probably could do all by yourself. Maid services are usually equipped with better cleaning tools and professional grade cleaning products that you may or may not want to invest in, and which are otherwise, available to you through the service.

And since maids are trained and are well-equipped to do the work, they inevitably have a better chance of doing a more thorough and efficient cleaning job that leaves no surface unpolished, no floor unswept and no bathroom unscrubbed.

Keeping all these reasons in mind, it is always a good idea to hire a maid service when you can. Your every cent will definitely be worth it.

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Tips on Hiring a Maid Service
Fast-paced lifestyles, hectic schedules and a lack of free time can lead one to consider hiring a maid service to handle critical house cleaning duties. But before picking up the phone to schedule an appointment, it is important to know whom you are letting into your home.

Bonding: Make sure the maid service is bonded for its house cleaning clientèle. Should a theft occur, you need to be protected. Some companies, if they are bonded at all, protect only themselves, not the consumer.

Insurance: Make sure the house cleaning company is insured. If a maid slips and falls while cleaning the shower, your homeowner’s policy might not cover the incident. The maid service should have liability and employee accident coverage and should include your home, the housecleaner(s) and the company.

References: Make sure the maid service is reliable. How many years have they been in business? Ask for references and a work history. When calling references ask some key questions:

How long have you used the house cleaning service?
Have you ever needed to make a complaint? If so, how did the service handle resolving the issue?
Would you enthusiastically recommend the maid service provider?
Employee screening and hiring: Ask the house cleaning company if employees’ references are checked, if criminal background checks are administered, and if residence status is confirmed. Also find out if the workforce is comprised of employees or subcontractors. A maid service using subcontractors does not provide staff training and may not provide liability insurance. In addition, there may not be a standard of quality and unclear procedures for complaint resolution.

Cleaning products: Some independent housekeepers as well as some services expect you to supply all cleaning products. If products are included by the house cleaning company, find out what type of products will be used and if they contain harsh chemicals like bleach or ammonia. Be sure the products are safe for pets and kids.

If the maid service touts using “green” products or environmentally friendly products for house cleaning, understand what you are getting. Ask if the products are effective in cleaning and disinfecting pathogens like Staphylococcus (Staph.), Salmonella and E.coli If the maid service is “Green Certified,” find out which certifying body certified the cleaning products and their certification process.

Some products, although certified “green” actually use standard chemicals at a lower ratio, literally watering down a chemical until it passes standards. This can be at the expense of the performance of the product. Other environmentally safe products contain bio-based ingredients that contain natural bacteria and enzymes, which are non-pathogenetic environmental isolates that imitate the way nature naturally cleans itself. These natural substances can be used in hard surface cleaners and degreasers to create a safe, effective cleaning solution.

Equipment: Check out what is included with your house cleaning. Some independent housekeepers as well as some services expect you to supply all cleaning equipment. If the maid service is supplying the equipment, find out the efficiency of the vacuum and the filtration system.

Satisfaction: Ask if the maid service measures customer satisfaction and if so, what type of procedure is used to collect responses. Are you asked to fill out a survey online or on paper? Will a manager contact you following the house cleaning to be sure your expectations were fulfilled or exceeded? The steps a company takes to ensure a customer’s satisfaction tells a lot about how much they value their customers.

Quality assurance: Find out the service’s quality assurance procedures. How is the quality of service measured and verified to ensure quality of service is maintained? A maid service should have quality assurance procedures in place to be sure their house cleaning meets quality standards every clean. Ask if the maid service has managers who inspect every clean to be sure the quality of service is upheld.

Guarantee: Find out how the company handles complaints and make sure the service is backed by a written satisfaction guarantee. Know prior to the house cleaning the limitations of the guarantee and what steps consumers should take to execute the guarantee.

Taxes: Make sure you don’t break any tax laws. If you pay a housekeeper or maid a certain amount per year, the federal law requires you to pay social security and other taxes on that person. However, some states may require you to withhold state taxes on payments smaller than $1,000. Most maid service companies withhold taxes for their employees, but check to make sure. If you pay a housekeeper or maid at least $1,200 per year, the federal law requires you to pay social security and other taxes on that person. For more information about household employee taxes, call the Internal Revenue Service.

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Tips on Cleaning Metal Surfaces
When we clean our home we have many things to take care of – dishes, surfaces, the oven and so on. One thing we can really find daunting is cleaning metal pans and other surfaces from buildup or tarnish. These can be very annoying to deal with as most of the stains are very resistant to most of what we use to clean. Here we have a few tips which will help you deal with these a little easier next time you do your cleaning routine:

1. Copper-bottomed pans and pots
Tarnish can appear on those as a result of water stains and a number of other reasons. Have no fear though, it can be easily remedied by using the correct cleaning technique. Just turn the pan upside-down and pour some white vinegar on the surface, sprinkle some salt on that and scrub away with a paper towel or a soft cloth. If it doesn’t work the first time around try again until all traces of the spots are gone.

2. Cleaning copper and brass
You might have a lot of copper or brass trinkets and things like handles for example which give your kitchen a nice old-time feeling to it with their wonderful, warm colors. Those can get dirty as well and the only way for them to regain their shine is to clean them up using the right products. This can be done easily by cutting up a lemon in half and using said half with a bit of salt sprinkled on. Just rub the affected surface and lo and behold the brass and copper will shine like new again in no time.

3. Cleaning silver items
Most often these are silver candlesticks and we all know how much fun it is to have those around the house if the reason for that is romantic dinners or simply the more practical need in case you’re having power failures. Regardless these often get enough patina and grime on them in time that dulls their shine. Wax drippings can also be a real bane to their looks, but fear not – you can easily rid them of that by placing them in the freezer. The cold will make the wax brittle and weak and you’ll be able to quickly break it off. Apart from commercial silver cleaners you can use white toothpaste or baking soda to clean the grime off silver surfaces.

4. Metal faucets
If you see caulk buildup around the faucets know that you can rid yourself of them by simply using lemon juice to dissolve the annoying rings forming around them. Much like using it with copper and brass you can do the same with half a lemon – just rub the surface until the acid dissolves the buildup.

5. Cleaning up rust
Some instruments or places get rusty as a result of moisture and so on, so in these cases there are some simple steps one can take:

• Scrub off the rust by using a scrubbing pad or some steel wool.
• Use some rust remover with a steel wool pad and rub it into the surface.
• Leave it on there for up to 20 minutes depending on the damage.
• Wipe it off with paper towels or a soft cloth.
• Apply a rust-proof coating – some can be water-resistant and capable of protecting even against heavy moisture.

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Have you ever asked yourself what the point of life is all about? It seems as though everything is an endless cycle of the rat race. There seems to be no rest or pausing. If you are not in the office, you are supposed to be at home to cook, clean the house, empty the trash, do the laundry, take care of the kids, and before you know it, it is another morning, time to go to work. This explains why so many families in the United States of America are not living a balanced life, because it is all work and no play, which makes the average American a ‘dull’ citizen. No wonder there are a lot of cases of illness, mental disorder, and many cases of stress and depression.

“Do you have to go that far to prove that maid services are important?” You ask. The truth is that this is the reality. There is literally no time to even have a break. Home demands and work demands can make you go insane. It is not an exaggeration; many people have become insane because of overwork. Many families have been broken because of the little time available to connect to each other and crime rate has increased. In order to live well, you need time to relax, stroll on the beaches, go out fishing, skiing, and mountain climb, take your family out for a treat, so some love to your family, do some gardening, play games, and jog and so on. However, did you know that it is not possible for some people to engage in such activities because of the commitments of household chores? The sad news is that despite the fact that life is made of simple things, we ignore the very things that make life.

It is no wonder that you can make all the money in the world, but if you find no time to enjoy it, then you still remain as miserable as ever. Our maid services can help restore the meaning of life to your family. Maids come into your house to give you a chance to enjoy other parts of life. When you hire a maid for house cleaning and household chores, you are not spending money, but giving away some money in exchange for some golden freedom. You may think that this is all crap, but the truth is that it is the absolute truth. Maids are the guarantors of your freedom. They give you an opportunity to discover yourself, share quality time with your family and friends and engage in your treasured hobbies. If you do not believe this, then you also have the choice to continue to live in the miserable and congested lifestyle. Why not walk into one of our maid services office and ask for rescue from the chains that the demands of modern daily living has plunged you into? It will not cost much, indeed no price is too big to pay for one’s happiness.

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How to Clean and Maintain the Range Hood in Your Kitchen
When you’re in your kitchen and you’re in the process of cleaning it, how much time do you devote to your range? Although it tends to be an appliance that not a lot of us give thought to, the truth of the matter is that it’s essential when it comes to keeping our kitchens healthy. That’s because the internal fan that is attached to it helps to capture all of the grease and residue that’s in the air as we’re cooking our meals. If we don’t clean it on a regular basis, it can be a breeding ground for bacteria and even the source of a potential fire hazard. This is why it’s so important that you do all that you can in order to clean and maintain your range hood.

If you’d like some tips on how to do that, we’ve enclosed five of them below:

Clean the vent hood. When it comes to your vent hood, take out the grease filter that is inside of the range and let it soak in a degreaser solution for about an hour. Then take it out and wash it in some soapy warm water (dishwashing liquid should be fine). Also take special note that if your range hood happens to use charcoal filters, when you’re in the process of cleaning it, you should change those as well.

Clean the filters. If you wait too long, there’s a pretty good chance that an oily residue is going to collect on your filters. The reason why this is cause for concern is that if the filters are not clean, the residue could actually end up dropping into your food. So make sure that you take the time to clean those out too.

Clean the inside and outside surfaces. Just about all of us have seen a range hood that seems to have layers of residue on them; almost to the point where it appears impossible to remove. You can avoid this from happening by cleaning the inside and outside surfaces of your range hood no less than twice per month. In most cases, you can put some degreaser on a damp cloth to remove any grime, grease or debris that you see. But if you come across some really stubborn areas, mix one part baking soda with one part water. That should make those spots as good as new. Word of caution: keep the degreaser and baking soda solution away from your light fixtures; it could damage them.

Empty your reservoir. If you were to ask a company like Range Hoods Inc. about what you should do in order to maintain your range hood, something that they would probably tell you to do is look to see if you have reservoir (if you do, it would be located close to the backsplash in your kitchen). It’s something that also helps to catch the oil. If you happen to notice that it is filled with oil, it’s important that you empty it just as soon as possible.

Consider using a natural degreaser. Are you someone who would prefer to use as little chemicals as possible while cleaning your range hood? If so, consider making your own degreaser. All you need to do is combine two cups of warm water, two tablespoons of baking soda, two teaspoons of castile soap and 20 drops of your favorite essential oil. It’s cheap, it’s effective and it will have your range hood sparkling clean in no time!

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Everyone wants to make a good impression. Unfortunately, in today’s demanding world we don’t always have time to make our homes and apartments spic-and-span. Whether the in-laws are coming to visit or a friend is seeing the place for the first time, your place needs to undergo some cleaning, and fast. Luckily, we can help make sure all the buzz about your home or apartment is as sweet as honey.

We provide cleanings at whatever frequency you need, whether it’s a daily, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly or one time cleaning, we can work within your schedule to make it happen. We are also able to help with things other than just regular housekeeping. We will work with you to create a plan specifically tailored to suit your needs.

Our maids are 100% dedicated to making your home or apartment spotless and sparkling from top to bottom. Our maids are well known for their attention to detail and personalized attention to our customers.

Our maid services are more than just dusting and vacuuming. Each house has specific needs. We wash walls, windows, dishes, clothes, and most anything you can think of.
Few quality of our experienced maid

• Keep a Tidy Kitchen
• Better Bathroom, Big Bonus
• Bask in a Blooming Bedroom

Another benefit of working with us for your maid service is being able to have the same crew each time your home is cleaned. Our maids get to know your personal needs and requests to ensure your home is cleaned just the way you want.

Residential service

We offer value added services to various buildings and apartments, which comes under residential sectors. We facilitate our clients in this sectors with residential house cleaning services, residential housekeeping services, residential management services, home security services, residential maintenance services, engineering services and varied other facility management services as per the requirements of our clients.

Office/Business service

No matter how competitive your company’s core strengths may be, a visitor to your building may gain an entirely mistaken impression of your business if the workplace environment doesn’t reflect a commitment to precision and order.

Office:

We understand that a clean working environment enhances the productivity, health, and work experience of your employees, improving morale and increasing efficiency. We are ready to fulfill your office and facilities cleaning needs.

Restaurant:

We clean all surfaces and equipment, from tables and chairs to entrance ways, dining rooms, restrooms and kitchens. We use the highest standards of personal and environmental hygiene, to ensure elimination of odors and contamination.

Retail/shop:

Quality Control and our detailed color code floor plan system set us apart in the retail sector. We take the worry out of running the daily or around-the-clock cleaning operations of a retail business.

Mall:

We are specialized in offering Mall Management Services to our clients that are appreciated for their reliability, systematic approach and timeliness. For this, we undertake housekeeping and maintenance for these malls. Our services are catered by our trained team of personnel, who have in-depth expertise in delivering these services so as to meet the utmost satisfaction level of our clients.

Babysitter

Babies are the God gift to human. Babies need to take good care. For parents who are working and need their baby to be in safe hands in there absence. We solve the problems of such parents by providing babysitter. We give you the most advanced search tools and security systems available to make it safe and easy to find Babysitters with the specific traits you want. Whether you’re seeking a part-time, live-out job or perhaps you want a full-time, live-in job. Either way, if you want great Babysitters, We’ve got you covered.

Speciality Service

We offer cleaning for special occasions. There is no better way to enjoy your party, then to let us help you prepare for it, and let us clean up after it. We provide services in parties, functions and special occasion in cleaning department. Every party organizer wants to enjoy their party in a clean environment. Our staff will provide you service before function, during functions and after functions to make your house look fresh and clean.
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