Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Kitchen Cleaning: Step By Step - Part II

Your Kitchen Sink Can Shine Again
Next, tackle your sink. The best way to handle your sink is to give it a quick rinse to make sure that there is no food or debris in it.
Put the cleaning solution on the sink and wait for five minutes to let it soak in. After it has, give it a good scrub and then rinse it. After drying, you will see what a wonderful difference this can make!

The Microwave
While the sink is soaking, you might want to tackle the microwave. Clean it inside and out and make sure that you scrub the glass plate in the center as well.

The Stove
After this, consider the stove. Remove the burners and if necessary, let them soak in a cleaning solution. Apply a gentle cleaner to the top of the stove and give it a quick scrub. Once the stove is clean, rinse off the burners, dry them and replace them.

The Fridge
Many people dread the fridge, but it doesn't have to be that bad. Remove everything, decide what is going to get tossed and what can be kept, and if necessary, soak the compartments and shelves.

Vacuuming And Sweeping
Finally, to declare your kitchen cleaning a success, tackle the floor. Start by vacuuming it or sweeping to get the dust out. Then you can use a mop to get the last of the grime up and give the floor a wonderful shine.

Kitchen cleaning is really that easy, so take some time, and make sure that you are thorough and precise! House cleaning does not have to be that tough, so break it down into tasks that you know you can do.

Kitchen Cleaning: Step By Step - Part I

Whether you are in the middle of house cleaning and you want to make sure that you are doing it right, or you have a messy kitchen that you need to tackle, you will find that taking it step by step is going to be important.
Take some time and make sure that you check out these step-by-step tips to make your kitchen cleaning much simpler. Good house cleaning is all about being thorough; remember that you do not need to be fast and that getting the kitchen cleaned can take much less time than you think it will.

Which Products To Use When Cleaning Your Kitchen
First, gather your cleaning products. If at all possible, find natural ones. Not only will they help keep your appliances and home in better shape, you will find that they are gentler on your skin and your lungs.
Look for cleansers for the floor as well as the stove, sinks and counters. Having them all in one place will be helpful.

Where Do I Start?
Start from the top and work your way down. Get a feather duster and start getting the dust off the high places.
Don't forget the top of your refrigerator, your light fixtures, and the top of your kitchen cabinets; these are places where dust loves to gather!

No Necessary Heavy Chemical Products, A Simple Wet Cloth Will Do The Trick
After you have thoroughly dusted, wet a cloth and make sure that your remove any grime that has accumulated in ornaments or on the handles of the cabinets.
Small places like this can quickly accumulate grime and they can leave everything with an unpleasant texture.

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Using Feng Shui When Cleaning Your Home - Part II

Crucial Question: Can They Move In Straight Lines Or Do They Need To Take Detours Around Poorly Placed Furniture?
If you are going to be moving you furniture so that you can clean underneath it, it might be a great idea for you to consider moving it around a little bit.
Make sure that you do not have any furniture that is blocking the doors, even partially. Look at the way that people move through your home.
Can they move in straight lines or do they need to take detours around poorly placed furniture? This is something that can make a huge difference in the way that you clean your home, and at the end of the day, you will find that simply rearranging your furniture so that you can access the room more comfortably can make a big difference.

Make Wiping Down Your Wind Chimes Part Of Your Regular House Cleaning
When you are cleaning your home, consider anything that you have hanging up. One fairly common Feng Shui trick that you can use involves using wind chimes to bring positive energy into your home.
However, if you allow your wind chimes to become dull or cluttered, or if you find yourself in a place where you need to think about how dirty they are, you need to change it!
Make wiping down your wind chimes part of your regular house cleaning and your fortunes are sure to improve.

Consider How Helpful Feng Shui Can Be When You Are House Cleaning
Finally, if you want to keep your home looking bright and fresh, look into how bamboo and other plants can liven it up.
Plants are a great way to freshen up the air and you can bet that they will help open up the look of your home. Take some time and consider how you are going to place them, and once they have grown, remember to take good care of them and to trim off any wilted parts immediately.

Consider how helpful Feng Shui can be when you are house cleaning and take some steps towards including it in the way that you take care of your home!

Using Feng Shui When Cleaning Your Home - Part I

When you need to do some serious house cleaning, you may find that it is hard to move forward without a plan, and this is where Feng Shui can come in.
Feng Shui is the practice of arranging your home so that a positive flow of energy is encouraged.
If you are interested in both thorough house cleaning and in maximizing the flow of positive energy through your home, take some time and make sure you incorporate some important tips from this energy positive philosophy into the cleaning of your home.

The Secret When using Feng Shui To Clean Your Home Is Deciding What To Get Rid Of
When you want to put some positive energy flow into your house cleaning, start by taking all the clutter out.
If you have trashy lying around or clothes that need to go to a charity, now is the time to get rid of them. This is essential when you want to make sure that your home has an opening and welcoming look, so take some time and make sure that you consider what you need to get rid of.
This is something that many people neglect to do, and at the end of the day, you will discover that it can keep your home looking much tidier than it did before.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Choosing the Right Cleaning Services When You Have Allergies - Part II

As Part Of Your Household products, Are They Scent Free or Not? Do You Like A Vanilla Scent? You May Have To Pay The Price Of A Severe Allergy
Ask them to use perfume free products. Most companies will be happy to comply with this request and you can cut down on the smells that you need to deal with.

Some people find that when they have had their home cleaned that they need to deal with the smell of fake lemon or fake lilac for days. Make sure that this doesn't cause respiratory trouble for you or for your family.

Allergy Sufferers It's Essential That You Are Educated About Hepa Vacuum Filters And Ulpa Vacuum Filters 
Are you familiar with HEPA vacuum filters or ULPA vacuum filters? The former refers to High Efficiency Particulate Air vacuum filters while the latter refers to Ultra Low Penetration Air vacuum filters.

This can be an important way for you to reduce particles that end up in your environment and any good cleaning service should be able to provide you with these filters when they come to clean your home. You may also want to see if they can help you take care of a filter change in your air conditioner.

Allergy Prevention Starts With The Choice Of Your Next Cleaning Lady 
Take a moment to think about everything that you need to do in order to take on the allergens in your home.

Allergies prevention is nothing to sneeze at, and you might be surprised at the good that you can do for yourself and your family; take a moment and start your campaign today!