How to Clean a Flat Screen TV or Computer Screen

How to Clean a Flat Screen TV or Computer Screen

This article will share with you how to clean a flat screen tv or computer screen without causing damage.

Cleaning sensitive electronics can be a nerve racking or scary experience.

Hi my name is Jason. I am a computer science professor, PC repair specialist and computer nerd.

I have been working with computers and technology before flat screen TV’s and monitors were a thing. In my profession, I have had to repair devices due to in correct cleaning habits.

If not cleaned properly, it is easy to damage the screen on a computer, Macbook, laptop or television, resulting in hundreds of dollars in repair or replacement costs.

However, cleaning these items are pretty straightforward with the proper supplies and techniques.

 

How to clean a computer or flat screen tv

 

Cleaning tv and computer without damaging the screen

A Few Do’s and Don’ts when cleaning technology:

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Make sure your device is turned off

When cleaning the device’s screen, it is important to have the device turned off before cleaning.

It is possible to damage your electronics if you clean them while they are powered on.

Ask your clients to shut down any computer or tv’s before your visit.

When the device is off it is will also be easier to get a streak-free clean because the screen will be black.

 

Never use paper towels

Paper towels or other abrasive cloths can scratch and severely damage the LED, LCD or OLED screen, resulting in unhappy clients and hundreds of dollars in damages.

To remove dust from the device’s television screen it is best to use a clean, dry microfiber or antistatic cloth.

I recommend that you have a dedicated cloth for only cleaning these types of screens to help prevent leftover residue from damaging the screen or leaving streaks.

 

Never use water

I am sure you have heard the saying that electronics and water do not mix. Well, it is not a myth….Water can damage the screen on your device, as well as the electronics inside.

If you must use a screen cleaner for streaks and smudges, it is important that you spray the cleaner on the microfiber to slightly moisten it rather than spray the cleaner directly on the screen.

This will ensure that you do not get any of the liquid on the sensitive electronics. If you can if can squeeze or ring water out of the cloth it is TOO WET!!!

 

Steps on how to clean Technology

Like dusting a room, it is best to start at the top and work your way down.  Start at the top of the device and dust the perimeter, back and cables.

This handheld microfiber duster is great for getting around and behind the technology.

It is faster than using a microfiber towel. Plus, you can run it over the cords for a quick dust.

Before cleaning the screen, it is important to dust the top and sides of the device before cleaning the screen.  LED, LCD and OLED screens create a magnetic charge that attracts dust.

If you clean the screen of the electronic device before dusting the rest of it, may result is double the work as you may have to clean the screen again.

Also, when cleaning the screen, it is best to start at the top of the device and work down to prevent falling dust from clinging to the newly cleaned screen.

 

Cleaning the computer or flat screen tv

Use a separate cloth to clean the screen than you used when dusting the perimeter, back and cables. This way you are not transferring dust onto the screen.

 

How to clean a macbook screen

How to Clean a MacBook Screen

Cleaning a MacBook screen is similar to the steps above.  Make sure your MacBook is turned off to prevent damage.  Use a dry microfiber to dust the entire device before cleaning the screen.

Since the screen is located directly above the sensitive electronics of the device, be extra careful that any electronic cleaning solution you use does not run down into the keyboard or screen bezel.

To reiterate from above, it is best to use a dry microfiber to dust the screen and use dedicated electronic cleaning wipes to remove fingerprints and smudges.

 

 

how to clean a laptop screen

How to Clean a Laptop Screen

Cleaning a laptop screen is similar to cleaning a MacBook, however, some laptops have touchscreens that may make cleaning a little more involved.

It is extremely important that the device is turned off, not only to prevent damage, but to prevent accidental input from touching the screen.

There have been a few times where I have cleaned a touchscreen only to accidentally change a setting or close some important work.

Touchscreen devices tend to get more fingerprints, smudges and grime that traditional, non-touch screens.

Using an electronic cleaning solution sprayed on the microfiber or using a pre-moistened electronic screen wipe is best for these types of devices.

 

 

how to clean a flat screen tv

How to Clean a Flat Screen tv

Similar to cleaning a MacBook screen, most flat screen tv’s do not have touchscreens.  However, these devices are much larger and can be more difficult to reach.

Often times, utilizing a dry microfiber towel is all that is needed to dust off the screen of the device.

If the TV is located in a hard-to-reach area, a cleaning pole with a microfiber duster or extender may be needed, however, take care not to damage the screen.

 

Best Products to use when cleaning a computer screen or flat screen tv

 

Cleaning Cloths safe to clean flat screen tv and Computer Screens 

For general dusting and cleaning of LCD, LED or OLED screens it is best to use a lint-free microfiber designed for electronics.

These Wisdompro microfiber cleaning cloths are great for cleaning these delicate surfaces.

The cloths can be washed and reused, however, do not wash them with detergent, fabric softener or soap as it can damage the microfiber and the electronic devices you clean with them.

 

Spray Cleaner safe for flat screen TV’s and Computer Screens

For fingerprints or smudges, it may be necessary to use a cleaner that is designed for LED, LCD and OLED screens.  Using a product such as Screen Mom Screen Cleaner Kit, is a great way to get rid of those unsightly blemishes.

Cleaner for TV and Computer screens to clean smudges off.
When using the Screen Mom Screen Cleaner Kit It is important that you spray the cleaner on the microfiber to slightly moisten it rather than spray the cleaner directly on the screen.  This will ensure that you do not get any of the liquid on the sensitive electronics.

 

Cleaning Wipes safe for Computer Screens and TV’s

If using a spray cleaner is not to your liking, you can also use a product like Endust for Electronics.

Cleaning wipes that are safe for Screen and Electronics

These pre-moistened, one-use wipes are great for a quick, smudge-free cleaning. However, make sure any wipes you use are designed for use on electronics.

Never use furniture wipes, they can contain oily chemicals that can damage your screen or leave hard to remove streaks.

 

How to clean flat screen tvs and computer screens

 

Deep Clean a Kitchen | 20 Minutes or Less

Deep Clean a Kitchen | 20 Minutes or Less

Professionally Deep Clean a Kitchen, 20 minutes or less.

When cleaning a kitchen, it is easy to spend lots of time scrubbing surfaces. It is important to not clean surfaces more than once.

There really is no reason to spend more than 20 minutes cleaning your kitchen from top to bottom.

In this article I am going to teach you how to clean a kitchen thoroughly and fast.

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Supplies needed to deep clean a kitchen

  • All Purpose Cleaner
  • Microfiber Clothes
  • Razor Blade
  • Small Detail Brush
  • Stainless Steel Scrubber (if you have gas stove grills)
  • Bar Keepers friend
  • Stainless Steel cleaner (if you have a stainless-steel refrigerator)
  • Wiemam glass cook top cleaner and brush (if you have a glass stove top)
  • Long Duster

 

Click here to get my list of all my House Cleaning Supplies that I use in my Cleaning Business

 

Tips and Tricks for Deep Cleaning a Kitchen Fast

#1. Clean Top to Bottom

The most important trick with cleaning a kitchen is you want to start at the top of the surfaces and make your way down. If you clean counter tops before wiping the cabinets, you will have to wipe the counter down a second time to clean up the dust from above.

#2. Clean Left to Right

The second trick is to start on one end of the kitchen and make your way around cleaning everything in your tracks.

Do not go back to an area after you have cleaned it because you forgot to wipe an appliance down. This wastes time and you will mess up what you have already cleaned. Make sure you clean every surface the first time.

#3. Wear a Cleaning Apron

Third trick to deep clean a kitchen fast is to wear an apron and carry all of your cleaning supplies needed plus lots of extra microfiber clothes. This way you don’t have to go back to your cleaning caddy to get a tool or cleaner.

 

 

Start at the top with long dusting

Start with dusting the high and low areas of the kitchen. Dust the tops of cabinets, bottom of cabinets, window treatments, and light fixtures and any ceiling fans.

It is best to use a removable microfiber dusting wand. The microfiber will attract the dust while you are cleaning so that it does not fly everywhere.

You will be able to wash the removable microfiber after each house you clean to avoid contamination from one client to another.

Dust hard to reach areas with a long dusting wand.

 

Wet Cleaning all surfaces

Starting from the kitchen sink make your way around the kitchen cleaning with a warm damp microfiber cloth and all-purpose cleaner. Don’t clean the sink yet, this will be done right before you clean the floors.

As  you walk around the kitchen, first spot clean above cabinets if there are any spots. Use the all-purpose cleaner if needed to remove spots.

Spray the counter. Wipe down the tops and fronts of small appliances.

Wipe the counter down and brushing any crumbs or debris to the floor to vacuum up later. Do not try and catch the crumbs. This will cost you lots of extra time.

You will be vacuuming the kitchen floor and will pick up the crumbs super-fast.

Lift any small appliances or items that may be sitting on top of counters with one hand as you wipe under it with another.

For a streak free finish on the counter tops, follow up with a dry microfiber cloth. I always keep lots of extra clean and dry microfiber clothes in my cleaning apron so that I can dry surfaces after I clean them.

My clients love this. They get a streak free and non-sticky finish on their appliances and countertops. If you are cleaning granite counter tops, they have a tendency to show water marks after cleaning. Wiping with a dry microfiber towel will eliminate the water marks.

Finish an area with spot cleaning any smudges on the bottom cabinet doors.

 

Clean the Stove and range hood

Spray the stove top underneath the range hood. If there is a microwave above the stove spray the inside and outside.

Wipe the outside of the microwave and then underneath. Wipe out the inside of the microwave from top to bottom. Sweep any debris out of the microwave on to the stove or floor.

If needed get a new towel. If your towel has grease and debris don’t continue using it. You will spread the grease to other surfaces making it more difficult to clean.

Wipe the back of the wall behind the stove. If the control nozzles are on top of the stove, wipe them down now.

Clean the top of the stove, wiping any debris to the floor. Then make your way down the front of the oven door wiping it down.

For stainless-steel or glass tops, uses a dry microfiber to towel to dry water residue to prevent streaking and leave a shinny finish.

Grab a new clean towel to continue cleaning counter tops after cleaning a stove top or microwave. The grease can leave streaks and residue on the counter tops making it more difficult to clean.

 

Clean the kitchen sink

After you have made your way around the entire kitchen, you can now wash the sink.

Spray down the sink with the All Purpose Cleaner. If you have a porcelain sink, I recommend using bar Keepers friend to clean it.

Let the cleaner sit on the sink while you pack up your cleaning caddy and apron. Now is a good time to take out any trash as well.

Using a small detail brush, brush around the base of the facet, the sink drain and any crevice’s that are hard to reach with a cloth. Place brush back in your apron, and grab microfiber cloth.

Starting with the faucet, wiped down into the sink and around the edges. Once all spots are cleaned up rinse down the sink and your microfiber towel.

Don’t worry about getting your towel too clean. You are now done with it and can discard it for washing.

 

Clean the Floors

At this point all the surfaces in the kitchen should be cleaned. You are now ready to vacuum and mop the floors. If you are going to be using a steam mop, now is the time to plug it in to warm up.

Vacuum

The kitchen generally will have hard floors (tile, linoleum, laminate or wood). Use a vacuum cleaner that works well at vacuuming hard surfaces. Preferably one with out a beater brush.

Starting in the back of the kitchen, vacuum the floors. Use the hose to reach into any corners that the vacuum can not reach. Vacuum your way out of the kitchen.

Use the whisk broom to get debris from under the refrigerator, stove and dishwasher.

Mop

Depending on the types of flooring you will choose which mop will work best.

 

Begin mopping in the back of the kitchen and make your way out of the room.

If there is any food stuck to the the floor that does not come up easily with the mop use the scrapper or razor blade to quickly pick it up.

Do not spend a lot of time mopping over stuck on food. This takes to much time when you can quickly remove it with a razor blade.

 

Kitchen Cleaning FAQ’s

 

How to clean a white kitchen sink?

Bar Keepers’ Friend will be your best bet in cleaning a white porcelain sink. To clean a sink with bar keepers’ friend, first wet the sink, then sprinkle the cleaner all over the surface. Let set for a few minutes while you clean the counter tops.

Clean white porcelain sinks with Bar Keepers Friend for a deep kitchen clean
Use a microfiber cloth and clean in a circular motion all around the bottom of the sink and then up the sides of the sink. All scuff marks and stains will lift with the cleaner. Finally rinse down the sink to be sure to remove all the cleaner. Bar keepers’ friend can leave behind a grainy finish if you do not rinse well enough.

How to clean white Formica counter tops?

A Mr clean magic eraser kitchen scrubber will work great at cleaning marks and stains off of Formica counter tops. You can either wet the scrubber or use it dry. Once complete cleaning with the mr clean magic eraser then clean your counter tops as usual using an all-purpose cleaner.

How to clean white Formica counter tops and remove all stains with mr clean magic eraser. Deep clean a kitchen in less time.

How do I clean foam kitchen mats?

Your clients may have foam kitchen mats. The best way to clean foam kitchen mats is with warm water and mild soap. This process can be time consuming when cleaning each service. For your routine cleaning clients offer this service as an up charge or add it as a rotating task. In between deep cleans you can wipe the foam mat with a warm damp microfiber cloth when mopping floors.

Do not use a harsh cleaner on foam mats. This can break down the foam and ruin your clients’ mats. I also do not recommend steam cleaning them if you steam clean floors. The high heat can also degrade the material of the mat causing it to break down.

 

How do I clean a kitchen aid self-cleaning oven?

The easiest way to clean a self-cleaning oven is to set the cleaning cycle when you first arrive to a home to clean. Let the clean cycle run its course. Just before you are finished cleaning the home, you can wipe out and debris at the bottom. If there are still spots on the glass window, spray the window down with a degreaser. Let it sit for a few minutes. Take a razor blade and scrape off the residue.

 

How do I clean white glass top stoves?

Glass stove tops are notorious for leaving marks after cooking. If we want our glass stove top looking new, we have to clean it after each time we cook.

The best cleaner to clean a white glass top stove is Weiman’s glass cook top cleaner combined with the scrubbing pad.

Deep clean kitchen. How to clean white glass top stove with glass top cleaner and scrubber.
When cleaning, you don’t have to clean the whole stove top. Just use a little bit of the cleaner where there are scuff marks on the glass top. Wipe up the cleaner with a clean dry microfiber cloth and buff out any streaks.

This method leaves your glass stove top shinny and clean.

 

How to clean grease off kitchen walls?

The kitchen is notorious for grease stains on all the surfaces. The walls are not immune to getting grease splatters. To clean grease off of walls it is best to use a degreaser. This will help to cut through the grease and remove it off of the walls. Do not try and use a mr clean magic eraser for this job. The magic erasers are great at removing stains, but not great at removing grease.

Spray the wall with the degreaser then wipe it up with a warm damp microfiber cloth. Make sure to wipe up all of the degreaser. You may have to rinse out your towel or follow up with a clean damp towel to remove excess cleaner.

Once the grease is removed. Use a clean, dry microfiber to wipe down and dry the wall.

 

How to clean sticky wood kitchen cabinets?

Sticky wood cabinets tend to happen in high humidity or areas where you may cook. The sticky residue usually is from wet and grease that have settled on the surfaces from cooking. To clean sticky wood kitchen cabinets, you will want to use a degreaser. A degreaser will cut through the sticky residue on the cabinets.

If you use a wood cleaner to clean your cabinets, this will not get the sticky finish off. To clean spray a warm damp microfiber cloth with the degreaser cleaner. Then wipe down the fronts of the cabinets.

Do not spray the cleaner directly on the cabinets. This can leave behind spray marks on the finish of the wood cabinets.

Make sure to rinse the wood cabinets with a clean damp warm microfiber cloth to remove all the excess cleaner. To finish, buff out the cabinets with a dry microfiber cloth to remove all water residue.

 

How much to charge for extra cleaning tasks in the kitchen:

Upselling extra cleaning tasks is a great way to add more revenue without having to get new clients. Cleaning out a fridge or oven takes extra time, so make sure to charge your client when they request these services. It is your time

How much to charge for fridge cleaning services?

The going rate for cleaning out a refrigerator is between $25 – $45. The more food and dirty he fridge is the more you will want to charge as it will take you longer to clean.

If you are doing a move out clean or a rental cleaning service, refrigerator cleans are usually included in the cost to clean the home. And generally you would not charge extra for these types of services.

How much to charge for oven cleaning services?

Oven cleaning can take up to 2 hours depending on the size and type of oven a client has. Another factor to determine how much to charge will be how messy and when the last time the oven was cleaned. If you clean your clients ovens on a regular basis you will not need to charge as much. But if the oven looks like it hasn’t been cleaned in 5 years, it will take you longer to clean. You can charge an extra $35 – $100 dollars to clean an oven for your clients.

 

Learn how to Deep Clean a Kitchen fast.

 

Professional House Cleaning Supplies List

House Cleaning Supplies ChecklistA comprehensive professional house cleaning supplies list.

Are you new to house cleaning and need a list of supplies to clean houses? Don’t show up to a clients home without the needed cleaning supplies to clean a home.

Professional cleaning services provide the cleaning supplies needed to clean a home. When pricing cleaning jobs companies should take into account the cost of these supplies.

Choose equipment and supplies that will work for you so that you spend less time scrubbing. With the right supplies you can clean faster, while still maintaining a high quality clean.

 

 

 

A few rules to follow when bringing the house cleaning supplies.

#1  Always use the same supplies.

All cleaning supplies work differently and leave a different clean. By using the same supplies, you’ll become very familiar in how to use them. And secondly, you will provide a consistent clean.

 

#2  Always keep back up cleaning supplies.

You don’t want to arrive to a job and run out of toilet bowl cleaner half way through the job. When we cleaned houses, we always kept back up cleaning supplies in the car. This way when we arrived to a house to clean, we would fill up our cleaning bottles before we went into the house.

 

#3  Use quality products.

Stay away from dollar store cleaners or off brands. They do not clean as well as premium cleaning supplies.

By buying quality house cleaning supplies you will provide a better clean for your clients. Plus you will have to do less scrubbing, because the cleaning products will work better at cutting through soap scum, grease and grim.

 

 

 

Professional House Cleaning Supplies List

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  • Vacuum, use for carpet and hard floors
  • Steam Clean Mop – used to mop hard floors
  • Spray Mop – used to mop Wood and Laminate floors
  • Broom – used to sweep outside areas (porches, walk-ways)
  • Long Duster – used to dust ceilings, ceiling fans, high to reach wall hangings, and baseboards
  • Apron – used to carry cleaning supplies on you as you clean
  • Cleaning Caddy – used to carry all cleaning supplies into a home
  • Small Hand Duster – used to dust small objects such as lamps and picture frames, and furniture surfaces
  • Razor Blade – used to scrap stuck on goo or heavily built up soap scum. Great for use on glass or tile
  • Plastic Scrapper – used to scrap up stuck on grime, usually when mopping with food stuck on floors
  • Large Scrub Brush – used in showers and tubs
  • Small Scrub Brush – used to clean grout lines, around sinks and faucets. Best to get 2 colors (1 for kitchen and 1 for bathroom)
  • Whisk Broom – used in hard to reach areas and to brush animal hair and dust of furniture and lamp shades
  • Plastic Cups – to rinse showers and bathtubs down when client does not have a removable shower head
  • Disposable Gloves
  • 50 foot extension cord – used to plug in vacuum and steam mop so that you can vacuum larger area’s without having to find another outlet
  • 5 & 10 Gallon plastic bags – used to line bathroom garbage cans. Client loves it and makes it easier to empty and keep cans clean
  • 2 step step stool – used to reach high area’s in a home. Usually, liability insurance will not allow higher than a 2 step ladder. Check your insurance if you decide to go with a larger one.
  • All Purpose Cleaner – used on most bathroom and kitchen surfaces
  • Heavy Duty Cleaner – used for tough jobs. Great for build up in showers and bathrooms
  • Glass Cleaner – Any glass cleaner will work. We diluted an essential oil cleaner and worked awesome and smelled great.
  • Bar Keepers Friend – used for porcelain sinks or stainless steel. This was the best way we found to get porcelain sinks to look brand new
  • Wood polish/cleaner – used on wood furniture only when client requested it. This is a light cleaner that can be sprayed directly on your microfiber dusting cloth and does not take much buffing.
  • Stainless steal cleaner – used in the kitchen on stainless steal appliance surfaces
  • Toilet Bowl Cleaner
  • Microfiber cleaning cloths – used to clean all surfaces. Get 4 separate colors each for bathrooms, kitchens, dusting, glass cleaning
  • Terry Cloth towels – used to buff out glass and mirrors.
  • Toilet bowl brush – I highly recommend you use your clients. It is not fun carting around a used toilet brush. If you do though, purchase one with a sealed lid like the one shown in the link.

 

 

Best Steam Cleaner for Cleaning Business

Best Steam Cleaner for Cleaning Business

If you are reading this article, then you may have decided it was time to start using a Steam Cleaner for your House Cleaning Business.

Your next step is to figure out which Steam mop is best for your house cleaning business.

The are several different steam cleaners to choose from. All with varying prices and capabilities which make it difficult to know which steamer is right for your business.

 

How Steam Cleaning Works

Steam Cleaning works by breaking down the dirt and grime and then the dirt is wiped up with the pad on the Steam mop. The high temperature of the steam is what makes this happen.

When you purchase a high-quality steam cleaner, your cleaning business will be cleaning floors quicker and better.

It is amazing how dirt and grim melt under high powered temperatures of steam mops, taking less effort on your part in mopping your client’s homes.

 

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The benefits of steam cleaning for cleaning businesses.

  • You’ll never have to rinse cleaner off of the floors
  • No cleaning a mop heads any more
  • Never have to buy floor cleaner
  • No need to rinse floors or wait for a cleaner to ‘work since you will not be using any
  • Dries quickly, and if you get the right steamer, will dry streak free
  • No more sticky floors after mopping (cleaners can leave residue which creates that sticky film on the floor)
  • Steam cleaning kills allergens such as dust mites, which make them a great alternative to chemical mopping

 

When not to use steam cleaning

Steam cleaning is awesome with its disinfecting power and the need to not use chemicals. But there are a few flooring types I do not recommend you use your steam cleaner on. Those include….

Hardwood Floors

Now most steam cleaners you purchase will say that it is safe on hardwood floors. And it may be, for some that are properly sealed. But you will be cleaning for lots of different homes and you will not always know if steam cleaning will be safe with the flooring or the finish. So as tempting as it may be, do not mop hardwood floors with a steam cleaner. Make sure you are using a safe and effective cleaner instead.

Laminate flooring

Similar to hardwood, laminate flooring can be sensitive to high steam causing boards to warp or damage the finish. It is safe to stay away from steam cleaning this type of floor and instead use a safe effective cleaner for laminate flooring.

Cork flooring

Believe it or not, cork flooring is a thing. We cleaned for a beautiful home that had several types of flooring and cork was one. We learned the hard way that even on the lowest setting steam cleaning ended up lifting the flooring tiles. Stay clear of steam mopping for these types of floors. 

 

Features to look for when buying a Steam Cleaner for your Cleaning Business

 

Continuous Refill

Continuous refill allows you to add water to the Steam Cleaner while you are mopping. If the unit does not have continuous refill, then you will need to wait for the Steamer to cool down prior to adding more water to continue mopping. This is important if you are mopping for larger homes. Without a continuous refill canister, you will either waste time waiting for the equipment to cool, or you will have to mop in small batches. Which this is not an efficient way to clean.

Your upright steam cleaners will not have continuous fill capabilities. You will find this feature in high end, commercial steam cleaners. I have not included them in this review as they are priced well over $1000 and do not make economic sense when running a house cleaning business.

Heat up time

A faster heat up time will help you to clean a home faster. Your upright steam cleaners will have faster heat up times than the canister steamers. This is because they have smaller water canisters and do not reach as high of temperatures as the canister steam cleaners do.

When choosing a steam cleaner look for a shorter heat up time compared to similar models so that when you are cleaning a home, you will not have to wait for the mop to heat up. There are ways to get around this. If you decide to go with a canister steam cleaner you will be able to set up your steam cleaner just before you start vacuuming. This will give plenty of time for the machine to heat up so that you can start mopping as soon as you done vacuuming.

Steam Pressure

Steam pressure is the rate at which steam is projected from the steam cleaner. The higher the pressure the faster the steam is produced. This can improve the clean and how quickly dirt and grim is removed from the floor. The more steam that is being produced the faster the steam cleaner will pick of dirt and debris. The higher the steam pressure, the faster you will be able to mop floors in a home. Because time is money, I highly recommend investing in a steam cleaner with a higher steam pressure. As this will save you money in the long run because you will not be spending as much time mopping floors.

Steam Control

Choose a steam cleaner that allows you to control the amount of steam that comes out of the steam cleaner. You will be cleaning all sorts of homes with more than likely an aware of flooring types. Some flooring may be sensitive to high levels of steam such as linoleum and a lower steam level will be best for cleaning them. Tile floor on the other hand can be cleaned with a higher amount of steam.

Steam. If you are wanting to disinfect, you will need a steam cleaner that reaches at a minimum 175 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

Best steam cleaner for house cleaning business

 

Steam Cleaner Options

 

The Upright Steam Cleaner for your Cleaning Business

Upright Steam Mops are very popular for homeowners. They are generally lightweight and easy to use with out a lot of complicated set up. These steam cleaners may not be the best match for your business if you clean largest homes with hard flooring through out. But if the majority of the homes you clean do not have large area’s of hard flooring, these will be your best bet.

The Pro’s of using an Upright Steam Cleaner for your House Cleaning Business
  • Less expensive
  • Easy to carry in your car and easy to carry into homes with your other cleaning supplies
  • Great for smaller spaces. Because upright steamers are smaller and lighter, they are great for homes that have carpet in most of the living spaces, but hard floors in the kitchen, foyer, and bathrooms.
  • Upright steamers tend to heat up in less time, less than 1 minute.
The Con’s of using an Upright Steam Cleaner for your House Cleaning Business
  • Upright steamers do not get as hot as most canister steamers meaning they will not be able to clean as efficient or effective as a canister steam cleaner.
  • Don’t always use dry heat. What this means is the upright steamer can leave floors wet after mopping especially if a higher steam level is used.
  • Mop heads are smaller and are not as efficient at cleaning larger areas as fast
  • Water reservoir is usually smaller, causing you have to refill water

 

The Canister Steam Cleaner for your Cleaning Business

The canister steam cleaners will be your best choice for cleaning larger homes with hard flooring. These steam cleaners reach super high temperatures and have higher powered steam production making them the best. Purchasing a canister steam cleaner will take your cleaning service up a notch by providing the best floor mopping in your area.

The Pro’s of using Canister Steam Cleaners for your House Cleaning Business
  • The most powerful clean
  • Uses very little water, leaving surfaces dry.
  • High temps sanitize surfaces
  • High temps pick up dirt and grim much faster than other types of steamers
  • These steam cleaners tend to have the highest heat temperature and highest steam pressure making them power houses in steam cleaning. When I made the switch to a canister steam cleaner my cleaning times were improved. But what really sold me, was my customers noticed the difference! That was a huge win. We had clients who said they would never switch companies because their floors had never been cleaner. I used this in my marketing and made sure to get reviews from those clients so that I could use that in my sales pitch.
The Con’s of using Canister Steam Cleaners for your House Cleaning Business
  • High price points.
  • Can be cumbersome to carry into homes. (The steam cleaner I first purchased for my house cleaning business was very heavy and difficult to carry into a home. We cleaned a condo that was on the 14th We had to park away from the building and carry the steam cleaner from the vehicle. My arms were sore after this each time.)
  • Can be cumbersome to clean with. You will want to be mindful of where the machine is moving along with you as you clean. Be careful not to pull be the cleaning hose. I had a cleaning team do this and damage the hose. It cost $50 to replace the hose and I was not happy.

My Recommendations for buying a Steam Cleaner for your Cleaning Business:

 

BISSELL Power Fresh Steam Mop – Less than $100 option

 

Best upright steam cleaner for cleaning business

 

The Bissell Power Fresh Steam Mop is a great Upright Steam mop option for your house cleaning business. It has a low price point yet still provides a quality clean for smaller homes and hard floor areas. If you have a lower budget, this is a great option to start steam cleaning floors in your house cleaning services.

What I like about the Steam Mop:
  • It’s Price. You can get the steamer for under $100 making it easier to purchase for house cleaning businesses with lower budgets or who are first starting out.
  • There are 3 Steam setting. Low for delicate floors, medium for regular cleaning levels, and high for dirtier surfaces. In some of the review’s customers made comment that the higher steam setting left floors damp. This would be caused by the higher pressure; higher pressure means more steam is produced.
  • Heat up time. The steamer heats up in 30 seconds, making it a good tool for speed cleaning.
Some of the downfalls in the reviews
  • The knob on the water tank tends to split after some time. But you are able to purchase new knobs.
  • Make sure to use distilled water. Tap water contains minerals deposits that will clog up the steam holes and make the steam cleaner useless.
  • Users complained that the mop pads do not come completely white after washing.
What you may want to consider:

You will not be able to purchase mop pads from other retailers, such as microfiber wholesale. You will have to purchase the pads specifically made for the mop. This can be pricy as you will want to have at least 3 clean pads for each home you clean each day. You can purchase an 8 pack for about $25 on Amazon.

 

Dupray Neat – About $150

Most affordable canister steam cleaner for cleaning business

The Dupray Neat is the best affordable canister steam cleaner option for house cleaning services. It is a powerful multipurpose heavy duty steam cleaner. It does not have the highest power that other canisters carry, but it does trick when cleaning homes.

Dupray Neat features:
  • Heats up to 275 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Cleans up to 50 minutes of steam cleaning
  • Heat up time is 7 minutes
  • Weighs 9 pounds
  • Steam pressure, up to 50 psi.
  • Your able to use tap water and do not have to use distilled water.
  • Comes with 18-piece kit that includes a Floor Tool, Window tool, small triangle tool for smaller surfaces, attachment for small brushed used for detail cleaning such as grout.
What I like about the Steam Mop:
  • Heats up in 7 minutes, which is better than most canister steam cleaners. Though this could be due to its lower temperature point.
  • Small, light weight and compact. Coming in at just 9 pounds. This steam cleaner will be easier to carry from your vehicle and into your client’s homes.
  • High continuous temperatures with 50 minutes of cleaning time. This should be plenty of time for you to mop the floors at your client’s home. My recommendation is to leave the mopping for last (with the exception of the bathrooms) when cleaning your client’s homes. It is more efficient this way. You will only have to heat up your steam cleaner 1 time and the 50 minutes of clean time should be sufficient in completing this task.
Some of the downfalls of the cleaner
  • When reading through the reviews many customers commented on water being left behind on the floors. This could be due to the lower temperature point of the machine. I would not use on wood flooring because of the extra moisture left behind.
  • The mop head has limited flexibility. This makes it a little more challenging to get around and under furniture. The mop head does not get completely flat because of this.
  • The cord storage is underneath the unit and not great. It makes it more difficult to wrap the cord up after usage and can be difficult in transporting from your vehicle to the home.
  • Not a continuous fill canister

 

Take away notes:

Overall, this steam cleaner is more powerful than an upright steam cleaner but does not have all of the powerful functionality that can come with other canister steam cleaners. If your budget is less than $200 this is a great steam cleaner. It will mop floors more efficiently than an upright steam cleaner picking up dirt and grim.

 

Dupray One – About $550.00

Best overall steam cleaner for cleaning business

The Dupray One steam cleaner is the step up of the Dupray Neat. It boasts higher temperatures and a more powerful clean. The grim and dirt on floors literally melt away with quicker mopping and without having to hoover too long over any one area. If you clean homes with lots of tile, stone or linoleum flooring this steam cleaner is going to really up your game in cleaning. You will be able to mop floors faster and better than other house cleaning companies in your area.

It’s features:
  • Low moisture steam which reaches up to 303 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Up to 50 minutes of cleaning
  • Adjustable steam control
  • Heats up in 8 minutes
  • Steam pressure 50.8 PSI
  • Weight – 10.5 pounds
  • Your able to use tap water and do not have to use distilled water.
  • Comes with Floor Tool, Window tool, small triangle tool for smaller surfaces, attachment for small brushed used for detail cleaning such as grout.

 

What I like about the Steam Mop:
  • Higher temperatures. The higher temperatures in this steam cleaner make for a faster, yet better clean.
  • Adjustable steam power. This allows you to lower the steam setting for more delicate surfaces.
  • It is still relatively light weight for carrying around.
  • The heat up time, is quicker than other brands.

 

Some of the downfalls of the cleaner

The price is higher. If you do not have the budget, I recommend getting a less expensive steam cleaner. But then save up for this one.

 

Maid service guide to buying a steam cleaner for house cleaning

 

Other Considerations when purchasing a Steam Cleaner for your House Cleaning Business.

 

What will you be cleaning with your Steam Cleaner?

Are you planning on just using the steam cleaner to mop floors in your regular cleaning services? If so you do not need to purchase a steam cleaner for your house cleaning business with tones of tools and attachments. There is no need to spend extra money on the tools and attachments if you will not be using them while cleaning houses.

Are you planning on using the steam cleaner to clean grout?

If you are planning on offering grout cleaning with your house cleaning business, you will want to purchase a steam cleaner that includes a grout cleaner attachment. You will also want to purchase a steam cleaner with higher steam pressure. This will push the most steam into the grout to allow for a deeper and more effective clean. Keep in mind you will probably pay a higher price for your steam cleaner.

Are you planning on cleaning surfaces around the home such as bathroom and kitchen surfaces?

If you are planning on cleaning surfaces around the home such as bathroom and kitchen surfaces you will need to look for a steam cleaner that has the attachments that allow you to do this. Not all steam cleaners come with these attachments.

 

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    How to Clean More houses in a Day, for Maid Services.

    How to Clean More houses in a Day, for Maid Services.

    As a cleaning business owner, you want to clean more houses each day. It is the bread and butter of your cleaning business. If you are not cleaning houses, you are not making money.

    This is why it is so important to clean as many homes in a day that you can. Now, I do not mean you are cleaning until 10 pm or that you are cutting corners to get to the next home. I mean, increase the number of homes you clean in a day, from 8 am – 4 pm, while still maintaining a Quality service.

    When I starting my cleaning business my service was all over the place. There was little consistency and little focused. If someone was willing to pay me, I would clean when ever and where ever.

    As I started taking on more clients I was not able to keep up. I was starting to loose money. Not because I wasn’t getting new clients. But because I could not clean enough houses in a day.

    This is when I knew I needed to tighten up my service and my business. Before I hired my first employees I needed to create some serious efficiencies in how I ran my business.

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    How I was able to clean more houses each day

    Here are the steps that I took to creating systems in my business which allowed me to clean more homes in a day.

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    5 tips to implement in your Cleaning Business so you can clean more houses in a day.

     

    Step 1: Proper Scheduling

    Scheduling your cleaning clients appropriately will help you to clean more houses in a day. While scheduling seems like a no brainier, there is a bit of an art to it.

    Schedule near by homes on the same day

    If I was going to clean more houses in a day, I was going to have to do less driving in a day. No longer would I clean a home on a Wednesday because that was what a client wanted.

    I re-looked at my schedule and rearranged my clients by locations. My goal was to clean homes in similar or close neighborhoods on the same day. After that, when a new client singed up, I told them what days we had available to clean their home.

    If a client really wanted service on a day I was not cleaning in their area, I told them that day was not available. I told them the days I did have available in their area. I offered a ‘waiting list’ so that when a day opened up, they would have first choice.

    Most of my clients signed up for bi-weekly service, so I would alternate days and weeks on when I would clean in a particular geographic area. This way I could offer cleanings on a certain rotations in the area’s we serviced on most days of the week.

    I wrote a whole blog post on how to create a Cleaning Business Schedule. The article walks you through how to efficiently schedule your clients so that you can fit more in a day. 

     

    Step 2: Offer a Consistent Service

    Offering a consistent cleaning service will help you to clean more homes in a day through repetition. Your first step to offering a consistent service is deciding on your cleaning niche, and know what kinds of cleaning services you will offer.

    Once you choose a niche, stick to it and do not deviate. Other niche’s you could focus on could be, rental properties, foreclosures, move-in/move-out’s or foreclosures. In my company we focused on residential homes with regular, on going cleaning service

     

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    Find your Niche and Stick to it

    When I first started out, I was wiling to clean anything. I would clean any type of property or offer any service a home owner was willing to pay me for. I was ssoooo excited just to get my first client, that I was willing to do anything they wanted!

    But I started noticing I was becoming a jack of all trades and a master of none. I was not specializing in anyone service. So I was not able to clean as fast. I was not able to create a plan for cleaning.

    What needed to get done with move-in’s/move-out’s was way different than what needed to get done with on going cleaning services. It was difficult to stick to a check list, let alone get enough experience under my belt for all the different types of niches.

    I started getting a grove with the on going cleaning services. I found, I was able to clean them quickly and very effectively. That’s when I had that AHA moment in my business. I had found my niche. So, I stopped taking any cleaning job and started focusing my marketing on regular scheduled house cleanings.

    Once I choose my niche and started focusing on cleaning residential homes on a continuing service, I was able to create a plan to clean more efficiently. When I was able to focus on a consistent services for each home I cleaned, there were less surprises and more planning.

     

    Step 3: Follow a Consistent Cleaning Routine

    A consistent cleaning routine is where you follow the same steps with each clean and each house. Every space we cleaned in a home it was cleaned in the same order using the same steps.

    I know you are thinking, ‘But Roberta, no home is alike. How can I create a consistent routine?’ Well, all homes have at least one bathroom and separate living spaces, right?

    The order in which you clean these spaces is a routine. Once you build a routine you begin building repetition. The more repetition the better and faster you will become at cleaning. I teach this routine in my Maid Services Guide to Cleaning Professionally.

    To create a consistent service to clean more houses:
    1. Decide what area’s of the home you will clean first.
    2. Develop a system of how each space will get cleaned.
    3. Build a cleaning checklist of what will be included in your service.
    4. Now, stick with it!

    After I created my cleaning routine and stick to it, I was able to clean more houses. I would practice with each house I cleaned. When I arrived to a new home I knew exactly how I was going to clean it.

    When you clean in the same order and in the same steps cleaning becomes automatic and second nature. There is no stopping and making decisions on the next task. You begin building muscle memory you transition from task to task easily and quickly.

     

    Step 4: Use Speed Cleaning Tools

    When I started my cleaning business, I was not familiar with the Speed Cleaning terminology.

    I would read how companies would be able to clean several homes in a day. No matter how fast I moved while cleaning I never reached that point. The more research I did, the more I learned about it and the more I implemented the concepts into my cleaning routine.

    What are speed cleaning tools?

    Speed cleaning tools are any tools that assist in cleaning quickly. But also maintaining quality. They are any tool that helps you to clean faster and smarter.

    Sample Speed Cleaning Tools

    Whisk Broom

    Razor Blade

    speed cleaning tools, scrapper

     
    Short Duster
    speed cleaning tools, small duster

     

    One thing I found that I was doing wrong, is I was not using the right tools. I was scrubbing and spending extra time on tasks, that there was no way I was never going to clean more homes in a day.

    I found that speed cleaning tools did not cost that much, things like a scrapper or a whisk broom cost under $10, but saved me so much time in scrubbing.

    Don’t spend extra time on mopping floors or scrubbing showers. If you use the right right tool, you can quickly remove soap scum or hard to remove sticky spots on the floor.

    This blog post would be to long to get into all the tools that I used to help me and my cleaning business clean more houses in a day. I wrote a blog post on speed cleaning tools and how they can help you clean more houses

     

    Step 5: Use an Apron

    Using a cleaning apron will help you to clean more houses in a day by reducing the amount of time you spend at a clients home. Using this tool will help you to clean houses faster.

    House Cleaning ApronDo you set cleaning supplies down and have to go hunt for them? Or do you have to run back to your cleaning caddy to get a tool? How about stuffing your pockets with cleaning towels or garbage you find while cleaning?

    All reasons why you should clean with an apron. The number 1 benefit of using a cleaning apron is being able to carry all of your tools with you while you clean.

    The Apron also stores extra towels for you to grab when one gets dirty. A good cleaning apron has multiple pockets and pocket sizes so that you can store all sorts of tools. Even use a pocket to place misc trash you may find laying around while cleaning.

    What the Cleaning Apron does for you:

    1. Keep all your tools in arms reach
    2. Eliminates trips to a trash can to throw away trash
    3. Eliminates walking in circles looking for misplaced tools
    4. No more trips to grab more towels.

    The point is to not have to stop cleaning, just to throw something away, grab a clean towel or grab a different cleaner. All of your cleaning supplies and tools will be right with you so that you can clean a space with out stopping.

    Increase you Cleaning Business income by cleaning more houses in a day.

    A recap of what you need to do to clean more houses in a day:

    1. Proper Scheduling
    2. Offering a consistent service
    3. Following a consistent cleaning system
    4. Using Speed Cleaning Tools
    5. Using an Apron

    Implementing these 5 tips will help you clean more houses in a day. That means more revenue for your cleaning business.

     

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    Speed Cleaning Tools for Professionals

    Speed Cleaning Tools for Professionals

    Tools for Speed Cleaning

    Cut cleaning times in half with out compromising quality by using the tools the Pro’s do.

    Speed cleaning is about eliminating steps, using the right tool for the job, and cleaning in a continuous motion without cleaning an area twice.  To do this it takes tools to clean tough jobs and tools to clean lighter jobs.

    Spending time trying to get grime off a surface will only cost you money and energy. Having to walk back and forth to a cleaning caddy will cost you LOTS of time. And in the cleaning business TIME is MONEY.

    It is not always easy to raise prices in the cleaning industry to increase profits.  But what we can control, is the time we spend in homes.

    Speed Cleaning allows for house cleaning business owners to clean faster without compromising quality. In turn you can increase profits with out raising rates.  This keeps customers happy and your wallet happy.

    Related Resources: How to Give a House Cleaning Quote and What to Charge for House Cleaning Services

    Below is a list of tools Professional Cleaners use every time they clean.  These tools help them to work smarter not harder!

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    Tools for Speed Cleaning

     

    Apron

    House Cleaning ApronAprons are a MUST for speed cleaning.  Aprons allow you carry your tools and supplies with you as you clean. This limits your steps by having all of your tools in reach when you need them.

    Supply Maid offers an outstanding Apron.  The Apron was designed by Maid Service Owners for Maid Services. You can purchase the apron here —-> Supply Maid Apron

    I highly recommend you carry clean microfiber towels, your cleaners, razor blade, scrapers, small tile brush and other tools needed to get the job done.

    As your moving around a room whether dusting, cleaning a bathroom or kitchen, you will not need to take unnecessary steps to get a tool to tackle a task.

     

    Here is the idea of how an apron helps with speed cleaning

    When dusting a living room moving in a continuous motion starting from the left of the room.  With your hand duster, you dust a table with frames, move to a couch place hand duster in back pocket, grab whisk broom and quickly brush off pet hair and food crumbs.

    Moving your way to the other end of the couch to a glass table with a lamp, use the whisk broom to brush off the lamp shade.

    Put the whisk broom back into the apron, grab hand duster to dust remaining parts of lamp and table contents.

    Place hand duster in back pocket grab glass cleaner and microfiber, spray glass, place cleaner back on apron wipe down table. Place microfiber back into apron.

    Continue around the room until you are done.  Using the apron you can have the living room cleaned and dusted in 5 minutes tops.

    Couches and chairs are straightened, lamp shades are dusted, all glass is wiped down and all surfaces are dust free.

     

    What kind of Apron is best for speed cleaning?

    When buying an apron for cleaning, you will want to make sure it has loops on both sides and has several pockets for all of your gadgets.

    You can find full length aprons or those you just tie around your waste. Either works great, the full size will protect your clothes but are more costly and not necessary.

    My recommendation is the apron over at Supply Maid. This apron was designed by maid service owners. It has pockets for all the needed gadgets, loops for spray bottles and additional attachments for other tools.

    This article Reviews Cleaning Aprons and what to look for when purchasing one.

     

    Long Duster

    Dusting in high and low areas can take up time when having to climb a ladder and bend over.  You don’t have time to spend bending over to clean baseboards.

    Cleaning a ceiling fan requires a ladder so most cleaning businesses just don’t clean them in a normal cleaning visit. Using a long duster will allow you to clean these areas quickly and safely.

    I recommend this Long Duster from Microfiber Wholesale. You can purchase the duster here —> Chenille Microfiber Duster

     

    What kind of Long Duster is best for Speed Cleaning?

    When buying a long duster make sure to get one that is retractable.  Not all houses will have the same ceiling height.

    You want to make sure your long duster will reach vaulted ceilings.  But you also want it to quickly retract to dust base boards efficiently.

    Another thing to keep in mind is a removable dusting cloth.  Make sure to use one dusting cloth per house.

    You do not want to cross contaminate between houses.  Choose a duster which has removable microfiber dust clothes that can be washed with each use and purchase enough to clean multiple houses in a day.

    We found these chenille microfiber dusters at Microfiber Wholesale.  They are good quality and hold up over time.

     

    Hand Held Duster

    Hand held duster for speed cleaningA hand duster will allow you to quickly dust objects and surfaces in area’s like the living room and bedrooms.  These are used for dry dusting.  If you have to use a cleaner, you will want to use a separate cloth.

    I recommend these Hand Held Dusters by Microfiber Wholesale you can purchase them here —->  Small Microfiber Duster

    When looking for a hand duster make sure it can easily fit into a back pocket.  This will make it easier to carry around with you when cleaning.

    I am not a huge fan of feather dusters, though there some cleaning companies and business coaches will recommend them.  I don’t like that they can not be washed from house to house.

     

    Feather Duster or Microfiber Duster?

    When I first started out, my cleaners wanted to try feather dusters.  I gave them a go ahead for a few months and finally said no.

    Feather dusters start loosing feathers over time. I found feathers would drop in clients homes and would not want them to find feathers around their house after we cleaned.  So we switched to a reusable and washable microfiber duster.

    I highly recommend using a microfiber removable cloth which can be removed with each house and be washed.

    Microfiber Wholesale has a great and affordable small microfiber duster. It is small enough to fit in your back pocket and similar to the Swiffer hand held dusters except the microfiber covers are washable and reusable.  It makes your pocket happy and the planet happy!

     

    Speed Cleaning Tools for professionals

     

     

    Razor Blade

    Razor blade for speed cleaningThis tool has multiple uses and is a must have in every cleaning apron or caddy.  It helps to remove tough spots and goo on surfaces without scratching quickly saving you elbow grease and time!

    When using, make sure your blade is not compromised with rust and not dull, as these can scratch surfaces.

    I recommend a small pocket sized retractable razor blade. These carry easily in your apron, are easy to use for quick use and are an inexpensive tool.

    We purchased ours in bulk at Amazon —-> Hyde Tools 13050 Delta Heavy Duty Glass Scraper

     

    Razor blades are very versatile and can be used for many different jobs.  Here is an idea of what we used them for in our house cleaning services:

     
    Showers and Soap Scum

    This is extremely helpful on first cleans or move in/out cleans.  Using a razor blade in conjunction with your all purpose cleaner, you will be able to remove soap scum instantly in a shower.

    Don’t spend extra time and energy trying to remove heavy stuck on soap scum with a scrub brush.  You will waste time and tire out quickly.

     
    Glass stove tops

    Razor blade work wonders on a glass top stove.  Avoid buying expensive cleaner marketed for glass stove tops.  The less cleaning chemicals you use the more efficient and cost effective your cleanings will be.

    Using your all purpose cleaner spray it on the stove and scrap off spots with your razor blade. Tip: Using the blade on a dry surface can cause scratching, so make sure you spray enough cleaner down before using the razor blade.

     
    Glass and Mirrors

    Razor blades are a must when cleaning windows and glass.  Hard to remove stickers or gunk can be quickly removed with a razor blade.

    Just spray your All Purpose cleaning on the spot and remove with the blade. You will save lots of time and not scratch the glass.

    Again, you want to make sure you are spraying your All Purpose cleaning on the window first to avoid scratching.

     
    Floors

    Don’t spend a lot of time mopping over a spot that is hard to remove. You can use a razor blade to quickly get up gunk, old food or even gum.

     

     

    Small Tile Brush

    Small tile brush for speed cleaningThe small tile brush is a small nylon brush that can get into crevasses and detail grout between tiles.  This little guy is a must for speed cleaning while maintaining a high level of detail in the kitchen and bathrooms.

    Use the small tile brush around sinks, drains and faucets.  You will be able to clean into the crevasses round these areas very quickly.

    It is a huge pet peeve of mine when a cleaning company cleans a house and just wipes over these surfaces without clean around a faucet.

    I recommend purchasing 2 different colors, 1 for kitchens and 1 for bathrooms. This way you won’t bring the bathroom yuck out into a customers kitchen.

     

     

    Small Whisk Broom

    Whisk broom for speed cleaningWhisk brooms are great for dusting fabrics.  Fabrics collect lots of dust and crumbs, dusting with a cloth does little to remove either and vacuuming can be very time consuming.

    A whisk broom is tough enough to remove pet hair and dust and easy to carry around in your apron.  It will save you lots of time while helping you to provide a more detailed cleaning.

    Just another way for you to provide an excellent service!

     

    Where to use your Whisk Broom

     
    Couches

    Use the whisk broom to brush off any crumbs, pet hair or dust.  For our biweekly and weekly cleaning clients we provided rotational services which included vacuuming living/family room furniture.

    Using the whisk broom in between vacuuming, helps to keep down the pet hair and debris.  Clients really appreciate this as most cleaning companies do not vacuum furniture.

     
    Dinning Room chairs

    Dinning chairs almost always have food crumbs on them.  Use the whisk broom to quickly remove the crumbs to the floor for easy vacuuming.

     
    Lamp Shades

    Lamp shades are like dust and animal hair magnets.  Using a whisk broom to quickly dust them will help you provide an excellent service in

     

    Incorporating these cleaning tools into your cleaning routine will help to improve your cleaning time significantly, while still maintaining a high level of quality.

    Make sure as you are looking for ways to improve your cleaning times you are not sacrificing quality!

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