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Healthy Homes – Protecting Your Home and Family from a Second COVID-19 Wave

As the second wave of COVID-19 increases throughout the United States, we wanted to share some simple tips and tricks that you can take to help keep your home and your family safe and healthy. 1. Disinfect Commonly Touched Areas Cleaning is known as removing dirt, dust, and particles from areas, but it does not necessarily kill germs - which is why disinfecting is a necessity. On the CDC's website, they go over recommendations for routine disinfecting within your household. "Community members can practice routine [...]

3 Practical Steps to Make House Cleaning Simpler

As the Holiday season is upon us, you might be feeling overwhelmed by the never-ending to-do lists, and we can only imagine that cleaning is the last thing you want to do right now. So, we’re going to be sharing our top three practical steps to make your house cleaning chores quicker and simpler for you! 1. Clear the Clutter You might be thinking that this is an obvious tip because you're already cleaning but hear us out. Often, when life gets busy, we can [...]

Essential Tools for Your Cleaning Kit

Maintaining a clean home consistently - from day to day, and all year round - isn't the easiest of tasks. To help make your life easier, we're sharing some of the essential tools you need in your house cleaning arsenal to keep your home spic and span. 1. All-Purpose Cleaner Having an all-purpose cleaner in your cleaning toolkit is more than a recommendation - it's a necessity. It allows you to clean away the dirt on all surfaces throughout your home, without the need to [...]

5 Benefits of Cleaning Your Home Regularly

When life gets busy, it can seem impossible to find the motivation to clean after a long day.  Still, it needs to be done. In this week's blog post, we're sharing the top 5 benefits of cleaning your home regularly - helping to keep you healthy, both physically and mentally. 1. Reduces Allergies To help reduce your allergy triggers (dust and other allergens), regular cleaning is a must. You can help prevent these triggers by sweeping, dusting, and vacuuming at least two or three times [...]

4 Areas We Should Clean but Often Forget

We often remember to clean the more noticeable and essential areas in our homes, like the toilet and the floors, but often don't think about or neglect other spots, leaving some areas untouched for long stretches of time. In this week's article, we're sharing the top four areas that we should be cleaning, yet often forget. 1. Top of  Your Refrigerator Chances are, like most of us, the top of your refrigerator hasn't been cleaned in a while, which means that it's time for a [...]

5 Ways to Get Your Kids Involved in Cleaning

Getting your kids to join in the cleaning process can sometimes seem like an uphill task.  However, it doesn’t always have to be that way. There are creative ways that you can incorporate your kids in those cleaning chores that makes it fun for them and also takes some of the load off your shoulders. We share some of those tips here today. 1. Include Your Kids in The Process When life gets busy, it can feel simpler to take charge of the cleaning because [...]

Cleaning Hacks – Tips and Tricks for Q-tips

Did you know that Q-Tips have more than one use? Yes, those little Q-tips are multi-purpose tools. Besides cleaning out the wax from your ears, Q-Tips can become a powerful tool for your home as well. See below for some house cleaning hacks! 1. Reaching All The Nooks And Crannies Within your home, there are endless places that are hard to get into and clean properly. But with a handy Q-tip, you can easily get into some of those nooks and crannies. Here are some [...]

Cleaning Tips for Busy Moms

Having a clean home when you have young kids can sometimes feel like an impossible task, and you might be wondering if it'll ever be clean again. The simple answer is YES, it can be! We want to share some cleaning tips and tricks that you can do today, even with the busy life of a mom. 1. Schedule Your Cleaning Days Creating scheduled cleaning days can help to prevent you from feeling overwhelmed and stressed. To start, create a list of the basic tasks [...]

5 Common Cleaning Mistakes and How to Fix Them

We all love a clean house, and sometimes it can feel as if no matter how hard we work, little cleaning tasks are still waiting to be done. Did you know, though, that there are common mistakes made when it comes to cleaning that can make your cleaning work much harder than it should be? It's true, and that’s why we're sharing the five most common cleaning mistakes, and how you can fix them! 1. Not Letting the Cleaner Sit When you're in a hurry, [...]

How to Remove Grease Stains from Clothes

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Grease and oil stains are some of the hardest to remove.   Most of the time, as you probably already know, they never come out. According to Grab Green, here's why: "Because grease is a lipid and insoluble in water, it's more difficult to get out than most other stains. An average laundry cycle won't do the trick because grease grabs onto the fibers of the fabric." We don't want you to lose your favorite outfit to grease, so we're going to share a few [...]

4 Creative Ways to Keep Your Bedroom Clean

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Keeping your bedroom clean can be a challenge, especially with a busy life. Maybe you're in school, working, or just an overwhelmed parent, but it can sometimes feel impossible to stay on top of everything. To help with that, here are four creative steps you can take to help keep your bedroom tidy. 1. Create Storage Under Your Bed The area under your bed is a perfect storage area. You can use baskets, drawers, or bins to store any non-essentials- allowing quick access while keeping [...]

5 Quick Cleaning Tips for a Busy Life

Life can get busy at times, and you can find yourself overworked, overwhelmed, and over scheduled. When you're working all day, cleaning is the last thing you want to be doing at night. With that said, here are five quick cleaning tips that you can use to find that happy balance once again. 1. Work in Bursts If you notice that you have 10-15 minutes to spare, set a timer, and challenge yourself to get as much work done as you can. By doing this two [...]

6 Things to Consider Before Moving into a New Home

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Moving into a new place can be both exciting and stressful. However, a little planning ahead and organization can help to reduce some of that stress. To take some of the worries out of the process for you, we’re sharing the top six things to consider before you officially move.  1. Home Improvements Unless you're moving into a brand-new place, there will be home improvements that are necessary beforehand, and some that you're not going to be in control of effecting once you arrive. Speak with [...]

5 Tips for Going Back to School in a Pandemic

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With the summer coming to an end, it means it's back to school, which can be stressful at times, but even more so now with COVID-19. With that said, we wanted to share five tips for going back to school during the pandemic to help reduce feeling overwhelmed while keeping you and your family healthy. 1. Keep Your Hands Clean Keeping your hands clean seems like a simple yet obvious tip, but it's even more important for you and your family to practice good hygiene during [...]

5 Tips for Move-out Cleaning

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Whether you're moving out of state, or down the street, the to-do list can be stressful. Especially when it comes to cleaning. But it doesn't have to be that way. There are several things that you can do that can make the process as painless as possible. To help get some of that stress off your shoulders, we share our five tips for move-out cleaning. 1. Organize Your Packing When it comes to cleaning, everyone knows that it's easier to get a deep clean when there [...]

Clutter and Your Mental Health

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We've all had clutter around our home at one time or another, but did you know that it impacts your mental health negatively? Well, it's true! One of the most common effects of clutter is feeling stressed. According to VeryWell Mind, they said the following: "A cluttered home, rather than a haven from stress, is a big stressor in itself and intensifies the frustration and exhaustion that an already-stressed person feels." Not only does clutter make you feel more stressed, but in an article written by [...]

5 Tips to Keep your Countertops Clean

Keeping your counters clean and organized is not always the easiest thing to accomplish consistently. It’s all too easy to just dump any and  everything on those surfaces as you go about your day, but it doesn't have to be this way. Today we’ll be sharing our tips and tricks to keep your countertops clean and organized. 1. Pre-Clean Your Counters When it comes to cleaning your counters, you might be wondering why a pre-clean is necessary, but you'll be happy that you did. By doing [...]

4 Simple Tips to Organize Your Closet

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Keeping your closet organized can sometimes seem like an impossible task, but it doesn't have to be that way. With our four simple tips, your closet will be clean and super organized in no time. 1. De-clutter Your Clothing by Category A quick yet easy way to de-clutter your closet is going through the clothing by category. Separate your clothes by pants, shirts, sweaters, jackets, undergarments, etc. so that you're able to see how many items you have of each. This way you're able to decide [...]

10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Professional Cleaning Company

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Finding the right professional cleaning company for you and your family is important.  Not all cleaning companies are created equal. You always want to work with a company that is professional, skilled and is fully insured and can guarantee the work they do.   For these reasons, we want to share ten questions to ask about the cleaning company you’re planning to hire. Can your cleaning company answer all these honestly? 1. How Long Have You Been in This Business? Starting and running a cleaning company [...]

Benefits of a Deep House Cleaning

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Did you know that deep cleaning is different from your everyday cleaning? Well, it's true! When it comes to keeping the people in your home healthy and happy, there isn't just one way, but one of the most effective ways is through deep and thorough cleaning. That’s why we're sharing some of the benefits of a good deep house cleaning with you today. 1. Helps To Decrease Exposure To Bacteria And Viruses Even with cleaning every day, there can still be all sorts of bacteria and [...]

5 Tips to Rid Your Home of Dust

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Finding dust in your home is never fun, and it can feel like no matter how often you clean that it's never enough. According to C&EN, there is much more to dust than dirt: "House dust is a mix of sloughed-off skin cells, hair, clothing fibers, bacteria, dust mites, bits of dead bugs, soil particles, pollen, and microscopic specks of plastic. It’s our detritus and, it turns out, has a lot to reveal about our lifestyle." With all this dust getting in our way constantly, we’re [...]

Seasonal Allergies – 5 Tips to keep your home allergen-free

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The warmer spring and summer months have arrived, which means seasonal allergies have too. Your home should bring you comfort and peace, not a source of misery caused by allergies. While there might not be a way to keep 100% of the allergens out of your home, there are some strategies that can help. Check out the tips below. 1. Leave Your Shoes at The Door Shoes are known to track bacteria, debris, and outdoor pollutants. By taking off your shoes at the front door, you [...]

How to Keep your Home Clean With Pets

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Sharing your home with a pet is proven to make you happier and healthier, but your home often takes a toll. Don't worry, though,   Diamond Maids has you covered! With our tips to keep your home clean and fresh, you can say goodbye to a furry mess. 1. Buy A Quality Vacuum Cleaner When looking for a vacuum, you want to find a pet appropriate one, so that it continues to pick up the hair, and helps to prevent odors. Since there are endless options [...]

4 Way to Make Your Bathroom Stay Clean, Longer

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When it comes to cleaning your home, the bathroom is often the last place you want to scrub. To give you a good head start with that much-loathed process, we are going to share four tips to keep your bathroom cleaner, for much longer. 1. Wipe Your Sink Down Daily Often, you will find leftover toothpaste or hair in the sink.  This can be very unsightly. This is why we recommend giving your sinks a quick wipe-down at the end of the day. Not only will [...]

5 Essential Items to Maintain a Clean Home

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When it comes to keeping your home clean, there are a couple of essential items you do want to make sure you have around all the time.  These items will make it easy for you to keep your home spic and span in between professional cleaning sessions. Today, we share our top 5. 1. Disinfectant Every home needs disinfectant because no matter how often you clean, there will always be germs around. Whether you use it in the bathroom or your counters, a good disinfectant will [...]

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