Cleaning Mistakes to Avoid

Here at the Maid to Shine blog, we’re quick to give you tips to help you achieve a cleaner home. We love giving helpful tips and tidbits. There are tricks for making your routine faster, and there are even tips to get the best deep clean. There are even cleaning habits that can become a […]

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More Things Not to Clean with Vinegar

In the rush to clean green and as natural as possible, vinegar seems like an excellent candidate for cleaning naturally! While it is a multipurpose cleaner, it is not an all-purpose cleaner. Several years back we wrote about the ways vinegar can actually strip your wood floors. It’s a bit of a shock learning that […]

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How to Get Kids Cleaning

One of the big questions of being a parent is how, when, or if you should get your kids to help with the cleaning chores around the house. Should parents expect kids to help with cleaning? And if so, when? Enlisting the help of our kids can be a great asset to a household’s cleaning […]

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New Year’s Cleaning Resolutions

What better to sweep out the metaphorical cobwebs of the old year than with a New Year’s Cleaning Resolution? Give your home a fresh, new start with the New Year by creating your own, New Year’s resolution for cleaning your home! A New Year’s Cleaning Resolution Check List You don’t have to follow these tips […]

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Three Practical Steps to Make Cleaning Easier

Cleaning is a necessary part of our weekly routines. Amid all of the scheduling, work obligations, school activities, and get-togethers with friends and family, cleaning is something that absolutely must be done. But in the hustle and bustle, it’s not always easy to find the appropriate amount of time to dedicate to a thorough cleaning. […]

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Should I Clean the Laundry Room?

We don’t see the laundry rooms very often, except when we go to store clothes, cleaning supplies, or to clean our family’s clothes. Laundry rooms store so many supplies, different odds and ends, and they are built to clean and to house things of a cleaning nature. With how many loads of laundry they handle, […]

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Handrail Cleaning Hacks

Have you ever noticed the build-up of grime and gunk on your handrails? After consistent use and being touched daily, the oils, dead skin cells, and other dirt from our hands can give the handrails a dingy, dirty look. It’s possible that we don’t notice the state of our handrails, either—that is, not until our […]

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