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Tips for House Cleaning in Phoenix

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House Cleaning in Phoenix It's that time of year again in Phoenix, Arizona where many households are gearing up for a busy fall schedule. Kids are going to school, off to college, and work seems to always be demanding more and more time. It's also that time of year where Phoenix experiences a lot of weather changes, from monsoons in August to the perfect weather in October. Queen of Maids is here to help with getting your cleaning schedule up and going to help easy the burden of your busy schedule. Here are a few tips on building a schedule for House Cleaning in Phoenix Home cleaning is a lot of work and it is easy to lose track and end up with a dirty home in only a matter of days. But house cleaning does not need to be difficult! If you plan out a clenaing schedule for your...
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6 Ways to Make a Clean Closet Smell Good

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6 Simple Ways to Make Your Closet Smell Good! Smells are very powerful. In fact, a smell gives either a great or an awful first impression. This gives the scent-status of your clothes a completely new level of importance! If your closet or other areas in your home are not up to par on its smell, give a few of these tips a try: 1. Bar Soap Get a sweet smelling bar of soap and a storage container. Place folded clothes in the storage container. Then cover the clothes with a cloth such as a napkin or thin tablecloth. Make sure it is breathable. Set the soap on top. Close the lid and set the box aside. In about two to four hours, the clothes in the box will have absorbed the scent of the soap. You may also place the soap on the shelf and allow it to do…

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6 Areas You Might Not Be Cleaning Enough

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6 Things You Might Not Be Cleaning Often Enough If you are like most people when it comes to house cleaning, the kitchen counters and the bathroom sinks get a lot of attention, but you are probably overlooking a few areas that could use a little more cleaning love. To make sure all areas of your home are getting the attention they deserve, make sure to mix things up the next time you put the cleaning gloves on and give these six areas a good scrub down: 1. Fridge How Often: Clean it monthly! The first step is to get rid of everything that is gross or questionable. If possible, keep everything else in a cool place while you scrub away, cleaning the inside of your fridge. Remove the shelves and place them somewhere where they can warm up slowly. If you wash them too soon, while they are still...
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Dirty Spots in Your Home that Need Cleaning

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Are you Cleaning the Following? Bacteria and viruses don’t live exceptionally long on hard surfaces outside of the body. However, given the right conditions these bugs can live long enough to spread around disease. Often times the dirtiest spot in the home gets missed when house cleaning. Here are a few spots in your home that are seemingly clean but really are not. TV Remote: What do you do when stuck sick at home? You binge catch up with all the series you are behind on. Your remote won’t look dirty but you can be sure there is a party of germs going on. A quick wipe with a sanitized towelette will stop germs from spreading around. Keyboard/Laptop: Are you the type of person that works and eats at their desk? You can imagine what that keyboard is covered with. Make sure to wipe down your keyboard every once in…

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5 Steps to Remove Clutter From Your Dresser

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5 Steps to De-clutter Your Dresser HOW TO: 1. Start with a Clean Slate Get started by clearing everything off from the dresser top. Often times this works best by placing everything in an empty laundry basket or box. All done? Awesome! You probably had more stuff on there than you thought! Take a look at all that stuff in your basket. Now you know what you’re working with and what needs to stay and what needs to go. 2. Dump the Trash Take all of the stuff that belongs in the garbage and put it there! Do it quickly too, otherwise it might end up in a different spot in your home. 3. Dust, Clean, & Polish Take a couple minutes to wipe down the dresser top and sides. Give some special attention to any areas that have built up dust or stains. 4. Return Items to Their Correct...
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Make a House Cleaning Plan

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Make a Simple House Cleaning Schedule The simplest way to keep your home reliably clean is by sticking to a predetermined schedule. No worries, it’s not as hard as it sounds. A complete home cleaning schedule can help you to feel less stressed. By sticking to a cleaning schedule, it’s easier to get things cleaned, and quicker too. The trick to keeping your house cleaning while keeping it easy lies in making a realistic schedule that really works for you and your home. Here is a cleaning checklist that you can use or customize to your liking! Step 1: Prep Work The first step is to get a good idea of exactly what must be done for you to have a clean home. To get started, grab a pen and paper and walk through your home, room by room, and make a list of the areas and tasks that will…

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Speed Cleaning Your Kitchen

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How to Speed-Clean Your Kitchen Read about time-saving tips, methods, and to-do lists for getting your kitchen cleaned quick. Kitchen Cleaning List When cleaning your kitchen it is often best to start with the sink.  A clean and shiny sink becomes your kitchen's focal point for hygiene and cleanliness, help you to always load the dishwasher immediately and keep counter tops, the stove top, and refrigerator doors clean as well. Each Day Wipe down the sink after doing the dishes Wipe down the stove top and the fridge Wipe down the counters Sweep or vacuum the floor Each Week Give the floor a good mopping Wipe the exterior of your cabinets Wipe down your backsplashes Wash the outside of your appliances Clean the inside of the garbage can Every Four Months Empty and clean the inside of the refrigerator Empty and clean the your utensil drawers and other drawers Clean and polish the exterior of your cupboards Clean the stove-hood and...
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How to Keep Your Laundry Room Clean

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House Cleaning Tip #341: Keeping the Laundry Room Clean A lot of work goes on in the laundry room, but how often does that work include keeping the laundry room itself clean? If you’re like most people, very little time is ever spent keeping the laundry room clean. These simple steps are an easy way to make sure your laundry room space is just as clean as your whites. Keep it Clean! Where do you start? From the top and work your way down. Wipe down any shelves with a wet microfiber cloth. Starting from the top allows the dust and dirt that you don’t collect fall down to the ground, where you will take care of it later. On those shelves, over spray and splashes of detergent can leave surfaces sticking and gross, making them a great spot for dust, link, and even bugs to accumulate. Next, run your…

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