Residential Cleaning Services, Brooklyn, New York2022-10-28T07:02:34+00:00

3 Reasons To Hire a Professional Cleaning Company

When it comes to keeping your home clean, it can often feel overwhelming. Especially if you're working full-time, have kids, or would rather be off somewhere, chasing your dreams. Rather than trying to do it all yourself, consider hiring a professional cleaning company. Now we understand that there is a lot to consider before deciding what works best for you, so we want to share three reasons why hiring Diamond Maids will benefit your household. 1. Have More Time For Yourself After a long day at [...]

Where To Start When Organizing

Trying to find a starting point for organizing your home can feel like a daunting task, especially if things are all over the place. We understand that this can be stressful, so we're taking the stress out of the situation. We will be sharing everything you need to know when it comes to organizing and what to do in different areas of your home. 1. Storage Spaces If your storage area(s) are a mess, this will lead to other places in your home being messy [...]

5 Efficient House Cleaning Tips

Everyone hates to clean. But we all love a clean house. How do you win in this situation? We’re here to help and we’ll be sharing our best tips on how to clean effectively to get the best of both worlds. Keep reading for these five tricks because you don't want to miss them. 1. Clean All At Once You might motivate yourself by telling yourself that you only have to do one room a day, rather than everything at once. BUT that's a mistake [...]

How To Disinfect Surfaces

Cold and Flu season is once again upon us, and it's time to get back into the habit of disinfecting surfaces more regularly. You might be thinking that you know everything about disinfecting, especially from the COVID-19 pandemic, but did you know that there is a proper way to execute this process? Well, it's true! And we're going to be sharing everything you need to know in this post. 1. Know The Difference Between Cleaning And Disinfecting Now, this might come as a surprise, but [...]

How To Organize Your Home For The Holidays

It's that time of year again, preparing for the holidays! However, all the planning, cooking, and cleaning can cause a lot of stress. Before you get overwhelmed with what feels like an endless to-do list to get your house ready for your guests, we want to give you everything you need to know about organizing your home for the holidays. So, today, we'll be sharing the top 4 tips you need before this season begins. 1. Deep Clean The Kitchen This time of year, our [...]

Monthly Cleaning Reset

As life gets busier with time passing, we can find ourselves needing to hit the "reset" button periodically. Even if there isn't a physical button, there's still something that can help with starting over, and that's cleaning your home. We understand that cleaning might seem like extra stress, but a clean space can help alleviate stress, leading to a more productive day. With that in mind, we want to share a couple of ways to implement this into your own life and how to maintain [...]

5 Tips To Keep Your Home Clean With Pets

Our pets bring endless joy and laughter into our homes. But trying to keep your home clean with them can often feel like a full-time job in itself. If you're in this boat, know that you're not alone, and we understand the frustration, which is why we're sharing everything you need to know to help keep your home sparkling, even with pets. 1. Don't Skip Their Bath time If you wouldn't skip your shower, then you shouldn't skip your pet's bath either. We recommend bathing [...]

Fall House Cleaning Checklist

Now that it's officially Fall, you know what that means, the annual Fall cleaning checklist. Besides the benefits of getting rid of dust or finishing chores that have been piling up, you're able to help keep your family healthier as we enter the cold and flu season. In today's post, we're sharing the steps that you should take as you embark on this cleaning journey ahead. 1. Clean and Store Your Patio Furniture While you might be able to enjoy your patio year-round, many cannot. [...]

How To Declutter Your Bathroom

Regardless of the size of your bathroom, it can often feel as though it's impossible to keep it clean. Now, we're not talking about you physically cleaning every day, but more in the sense of keeping it organized and free of clutter. To help you jump-start this process, we will be sharing four tips that you should utilize starting today. 1. Keep Your Counters Free from Clutter This tip might seem obvious since we're talking about keeping your bathroom organized but hear us out. When [...]

How To Organize Your Home Office

When companies started working remotely in early 2020, due to COVID-19, we thought it wouldn't be long before we could go into the office again, so we used what we had at home to create a makeshift office. Fast forward to now, and there are companies back in-person, but there are now even more turning into fully telework businesses, which means you need a more permanent office than the kitchen table. To help you get organized, we're going to be sharing the top five hacks [...]

How To Wash Your Walls

A couple of months ago, we shared the importance of cleaning your kitchen cabinets, even though it's often the last thing we remember to do. Similar to the cabinets, when was the last time that you took time to clean your walls? You might be thinking that we're crazy because who takes the time to clean their walls, but just like every other area of our house, our walls need the same attention. Throughout this article, we're going to be sharing the step-by-step process to [...]

3 Simple Ways To Clean Your Window Blinds

Blinds are great. Whether you're using them for privacy or looking to keep the sun out during the summer, there are endless benefits. Even with these beneficial aspects, there is still a downside, though, and that would be that it attracts dust and debris. Rather than stressing about keeping your blinds clean, we want to share three different methods that you can use to remove the dust from your blinds with ease. 1. Blind Duster When it comes to cleaning quickly and efficiently, the blind [...]

3 Tips To Get Your Kids To Clean Their Room

Trying to get your kids to clean their rooms regardless of their age can sometimes feel like an uphill battle. Whether your kids are young and learning the process of cleaning their room, or they're a teenager and giving you a hard time, it can feel almost impossible to get them to listen. We understand the frustration, and we want to share three tips on how you can get your kids to help keep their space clean, so you can stop feeling overwhelmed. 1. Help [...]

3 Tips For Back-To-School In A Pandemic

It's that time of year again - back to school. As more states allow in-person learning, there are essential steps to help prevent your family from getting sick, especially as the Delta variant continues to spread. We understand you might be feeling stressed, so we want to share three tips to help clean and disinfect your home during this school year. 1. Disinfect Surfaces Frequently Before we get into what you should be disinfecting, we need to make the difference between cleaning and disinfecting clear. [...]

3 Steps To Naturally Clean Your Washing Machine

Did you know that you're supposed to clean your washing machine? I know that it might seem a bit odd because all it does is wash your clothes, but it's true. The cleaning machine also needs to be cleaned from time to time. According to the Spruce, we should be deep cleaning our washing machines at least once a month so that detergent residue doesn't form and to prevent any bacteria from getting trapped. When it comes to cleaning, though, people are leaning towards natural [...]

How To Clean Hardwood Floors

Your hardwood floors go through a lot on any given day, including regular foot traffic, spills, and scuffs. If you’ve got stains, scuff marks or just overall wear and tear, it might feel as though the wood will never look the same again. We understand this frustration, which is why we're sharing a few simple tips you can use to clean your hardwood floors and get them sparkling once again. 1. Clean Your Wood Floors Regularly When was the last time you mopped your floors? [...]

DIY Shower Spray To Banish Soap Scum

Have you noticed that soap scum keeps piling up, even if you clean your shower frequently? If so, then you might benefit from a daily shower spray. By utilizing a daily spray, you can help prevent soap scum and mildew while keeping your shower smelling fresh. To make our simple DIY recipe, keep reading for the step-by-step process. 1. Gather Your Supplies You'll want to get hydrogen peroxide, rubbing alcohol, dish soap, a rinse aid like Finish Jet-Dry, and a clean 32oz spray bottle. Then [...]

How To Keep Your Clothes Organized

"A dramatic reorganization of the home causes correspondingly dramatic changes in lifestyle and perspective. It is life-transforming." -Maria Kondo. When it comes to keeping our clothing organized, we can sometimes feel overwhelmed, especially when there's a lot in our closets. If you're feeling this way, know that we understand, and we're here to help by sharing our recommendations on how you can keep your clothes well organized. 1. Say Goodbye To Overflowing Drawers When you open your dresser drawers, and you find it hard to [...]

4 Tips To keep Your Refrigerator Clean

Earlier this year, we talked about inexpensive ways to keep your refrigerator organized, and now we want to take it a step further to share how to stay on top of keeping your fridge clean to prevent waste. According to experts at Futurity, on average, Americans throw away a third of the food they buy, which comes to around $1,900 a year per household that is getting spoiled. Hence the reason we want to share some ways you can reduce the amount of food going [...]

Top 3 Rules for Decluttering

Clutter – whether a little or a lot – is a part of all our homes and lives from time to time. Sometimes, despite our best intentions it can creep into our homes and take root. Even if the clutter is not overwhelming your household, it can still impact your day-to-day living, both physically and mentally. When there are many areas in your home that need tidying up and decluttering, it can lead you to feel exhausted and on edge. At Diamond Maids, we understand [...]

Getting Your Pantry Pinterest-ready

The pantry is often the last place to get cleaned, yet we often dream of having a Pinterest-perfect space. It might not feel obtainable due to a busy schedule, but it doesn't mean it's impossible. Don't worry.It's never too late. Your pantry can and will be looking beautiful in no time with these simple steps. Follow along. 1. Break It into Zones Stop! Before you overwhelm yourself with trying to figure out where to start, take a deep breath. Depending on the size of your [...]

How To Get The Kids To Help Clean

There's this well-known quote that says, "Cleaning with kids in the house is like brushing your teeth while eating Oreos." -Unknown. It doesn't have to be this way. If you’ve ever been in this situation of struggling to get the kids to help with the cleaning, we want to share some tips to get your kids pitching in without a fight. Use the strategies below: 1. Remove the Concept That Cleaning Is a Punishment We've all been there at one time or the other when [...]

3 Steps To Organize Your Entryway

The entryway is the first place that people see when they encounter your home. In some situations, it might be the only space some people might see (think delivery people, neighbors stopping by for a cup of sugar, census workers, etc.). Regardless of the context, you want to make sure that people get the right impression of your home – and as an extension, of yourself – from the very start. So here are three ways to clean and organize this area before the next [...]

How To Clean Your Kitchen Cabinets

We're probably all guilty of not cleaning out our kitchen cabinets as often as they need to be cleaned, but it’s something we all should be doing. Just as we wipe down our counters or mop our floors regularly, our cabinets need the same attention. As always, at Diamond Maids we’re here with tips to help you get your cleaning chores tackled as easily as possible. Before we get into the steps to deep clean your kitchen cabinets, make sure to grab these supplies: two [...]

5 Must-have Items for Your Cleaning Closet

Knowing what to stock in your cleaning closet can sometimes feel like a mission in itself, with widely differing information and opinions on the internet. But it’s necessary to have supplies on hand for your regular cleaning chores and everyday messes and other situations  that you’ll need to address in a possible cleaning emergency. As always, we're here to help you stock up on what you need to have in your DIY cleaning closet and also here to help create a space for everything you’ll [...]