How to Avoid Apathetic Cleaning Habits

One of the most diabolical enemies to a clean home is apathy. If we simply don’t care about cleaning it won’t get done or if it’s done, it’s done in a hurry and without care. A great mindset for cleaning—whether you’re cleaning your own home or cleaning professionally as a residential cleaning tech—is simply caring. […]

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What Belongs on a Cleaning To-Do List?

What are things that we should put on our cleaning to-do list? A thorough, cleaning to-do list should include enough to cover the basic cleaning of your home. Here are a few of the general things it’s good to include on your cleaning to-do list. A Basic Cleaning to Do List *A Top to Bottom […]

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What Can I Do About Hard Water Stains?

Hard water stains are garish and unsightly. They’re an eyesore in an otherwise clean and lovely bathroom. When you move into a new place (with or without hardwater), you’ll want to know how to prevent hardwater stains or you’ll want to get hardwater stains up. Hardwater is an obnoxious thorn in the flesh for our […]

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5 Deep Cleaning Tips for Baby & Toddler Toys

Here on the Maid to Shine we’re committed to giving you professional cleaning advice, helping you save time, and create a healthy, clean environment for your family. You might have noticed we’ve been on a “cleaning for baby” streak, and here is another post in that series. Cleaning your baby and toddler toys is one […]

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Help Your Kids Clean Their Rooms

What should you do when you’re ready for your kids to begin cleaning their rooms? How do you teach them? What should you teach them? And is it even worth the fuss and bother? A child cleaning their room might not seem like a really big deal (at first), but there are endless perks. Below […]

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All About Cleaning Rugs

Our rugs see a lot of traffic daily. Every member of our household and every visitor walk all over ours rugs with a great deal of frequency. With this amount of foot treading on our area rugs, it’s important that we know how to properly care for, clean, and maintain them. The proper care for […]

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Natural Cleaning Tips for Baby Gear, Pt 2

We’ve started delving into the multi-faceted world of cleaning baby gear. We began exploring this topic by asking ourselves “what we should use to clean our baby’s gear?” It’s important to clean baby gear safely: and that includes cleaning in a way that effectively sanitizes and disinfects these items without using harsh, harmful chemicals. Natural […]

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