Helpful Hints and Tips from Vicky! 

Disinfecting Done Right

We are all more concerned than ever before with keeping our home and office environment healthy and free of viral pathogens.  Disinfecting a surface must truly be done properly to ensure the contagions are being killed.  Here is how to go about doing it properly and safely. Step 1: Clean it first!  It doesn’t matter what all-purpose cleaner you use, but this should be done BEFORE disinfecting any surface.  The surface needs to first be free of any gunk, dirt particles, dust…

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Covid 19 Pandemic – PROPER HOUSE CLEANING COULD SAVE THOUSANDS OF LIVES

“Proper deep-cleaning of our homes right now will increase our Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and is something that every American should do immediately. This could potentially save tens of thousands of American lives over the next 18 months.”  – Grace Reynolds, President of the AHCA – American House Cleaners Association. Recent coronavirus studies indicate that living in communities with lower air quality increases the number of hospitalizations and mortality rates from the novel coronavirus COVID-19, across the United States and…

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March Madness

Now that the ‘LOVE’ month is behind us we gleefully move into March Madness and I have to be honest with you-  I am not crazy about the madness invoked by the screaming and shouting for that ball to get through the hoop. Even as a kid I played on some basketball teams but odd as it is I have never enjoyed watching basketball.  Let’s find better reasons to look forward to March. I do…

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Cleaning Hacks for After the Holidays

Christmas is now over. The wrapping paper scattered all over the living room floor has been picked up, and the holiday decorations have been boxed up and put back into the attic. Now you might be looking around the house and thinking, what now? The next step for most people is a good ol’ New Year’s cleaning session so tune in… Beat the winter grime by giving your house a serious scrub-down. As you choose…

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5 tips on how to get ready for the holidays . . .

When I became a mom I fell more in love with everything yummy, sparkly and joyful about the holidays.  One year in particular, I wanted the perfect Martha Stewart Thanksgiving and literally shopped all over town for the uncommon ingredients that were needed for Martha’s special dressing.  That recipe did not make it into my collection of favorite recipes. One secret ingredient should have been called, “Stressful” & “Lesson Learned”! As much as I wanted…

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Weston enjoying the outdoors

What to Look for in a Cleaning Company

For some, shopping for a cleaning service is like shopping for a beautiful tree for their backyard and that peaceful garden bench to go with it. For them, just the thought of shopping sends shivers of joy through them and the anticipation of spending hours walking through a Pikes or other outdoor garden center is a heavenly day for them! For others, it’s sheer, painstaking torture especially if you are the guy that has to…

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Non-Toxic Solutions to Getting Rid of the Creepy Crawlers

In late August of 2018, our first week at our new home in Lake Arrowhead was a bit of a fright for me.  Anyone who knows me well knows that I am a germaphobe and cleaning fanatic! That comes naturally for an owner of a 23 year old cleaning business, but as my sweet husband would testify, I am that person on steroids!  As much as I cleaned this house and removed any cobwebs, the…

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You Might Be a Redneck If…

You have a soft red neck, weigh as much as a nickel, can fly backwards & enjoy your “Red Solo Cup” sipping!  If this sounds like you, then we are in love with you because you are quite amazing. I am referring to my all-time favorite feathered friend, the Ruby Throated Hummingbird. For the last 5 years we have enjoyed their visits to our home while sitting on either our back deck or the covered…

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#1 Spring Cleaning MUST DO Project!

Now that the weather is showing signs of spring we begin to feel the connections to fresh beginnings.  Many of us feel the common urges to start planning new gardening ideas so we visit our gardening centers and get excited seeing all the potential bloom in our own yards. Many of you are thinking about that purging process from  last month’s blog which leads to SPRING CLEANING! One of the best cleaning projects is getting…

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Top 3 Tips to Prepare for Spring Cleaning  

Spring is approaching faster than you may think. That is why it is important to prepare for spring cleaning! It does not have to be a long, dreadful process. By developing an efficient plan to tackle the cleaning, you will save a lot of time and energy. Making it fun and enjoyable for the whole family will go a long way. With our 3 tips below, you will be able to do your spring cleaning…

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