Is Your Leather Sofa Looking Grubby?

When you invest in a new sofa, chair or other piece of furniture, you probably ensure that it receives all the care and attention possible to keep it looking great for as long as possible. However, eventually, signs of wear will appear on even the best-protected sofa. Perhaps, there will be stains from a spilled coffee or pet odours from the family dog clinging to the fabric? When you start to notice indications that your upholstery is not as clean as it once was, you could attempt to clean the furniture yourself, but those results are not always effective.

Cleaning Your Carpet at the End of a Tenancy

When you come to the end of your tenancy, the person you’re renting the property from will likely perform an inspection. As a part of that inspection, they’ll try to figure out whether they need to perform a deep clean of any area for the next tenant. One area that you shouldn’t neglect is your carpet. If you want to avoid losing some of your deposit due to a dirty carpet, here’s what to do before you move out.

3 Carpet Cleaning Tips To Follow If You Have Allergies

Allergies can be a nightmare to live with, and it’s even worse when the allergens are inside your own home. Your home should be somewhere you can rest and recuperate, but that’s nearly impossible when you find yourself sneezing or nursing itchy skin every time you sit down on the sofa or get in bed to sleep.  That said, keep in mind that you don’t have to live with allergens in your own home.

Two mistakes managers of nursing homes make when using a new commercial cleaning service

Here are some common mistakes made by nursing home managers when they need to use a new commercial cleaning service. Not emphasising the importance of keeping strong cleaning chemicals locked away In a lot of other commercial settings, it doesn’t really matter if a cleaner leaves, for example, some bleach on a table whilst they’re cleaning some other area. However, this is not the case in nursing homes. Some managers will neglect to tell their new commercial cleaners that they must keep a special eye on things like ammonia or bleach-based chemicals even when using them.

Important Things You Should Know About Asbestos

You might have heard people say that asbestos is bad for your health. What you might not know is where you can come into contact with it and, if you do, how to handle it. If you own an old home, especially one that was built before the year 2003, there is a high probability that asbestos might be present in the building materials used. The reason behind this is that asbestos was used in Australia between the years 1980 and 2003.

Surprising Reasons Why Your Office Needs Commercial Cleaning Services

Commercial office cleaning services are typically thought to be for the sole purpose of having an orderly space. However, this is just a fraction of the benefits that commercial cleaning services can offer your business. Whether you usually have clients visiting the premises or if you space is exclusively for your staff to get their work done, you should read this piece on a few of the surprising reasons why your office needs commercial cleaning services.

Why to Hire a Service to Clear Out the Home of a Deceased Loved One

The death of a loved one can be heartbreaking, traumatic, and stressful. There is not only high emotion involved in saying goodbye but also the complexities of tying up their loose affairs. This can be even more complex when your loved one lived in a different part of the country. Aside from the funeral arrangements, you might simply not be able to be present for a lot of the necessary processes, such as emptying their home so that it can be sold (or so that it can be rented out again if your loved one was not the owner).

Outsourcing Laundry Services Can Transform Your Business

How do you get the office curtains, kitchen and bathroom towels, aprons and uniforms cleaned? Well, if you are trying to save money, you probably have an office laundry room or communal washer in the building where your employees do the laundry. However, if you get your laundry done in-house, you may not be saving time or resources. Outsourcing your washing and drying services to a professional company can be a great and profitable idea, and this article will tell you why.

Manage Waste on Your Construction Site with Garbage Chutes

Waste management is always a matter of concern on construction sites. Failure to dispose of waste correctly can result in health hazards on your site as your workers are exposed to dangerous substances. Additionally, when trash is left lying around, it can increase the risk of accidents. If you want to safeguard your site and limit workers’ compensation claims, you need to come up with a way to manage waste correctly.

Carpet Cleaning | 4 Step-By-Step Guidelines To Remove Embedded Cigarette Ash From Carpets

Embedded cigarette ash is sure to leave your carpet with unsightly stains that will become worse if not addressed quickly. The longer ash is allowed to ingrain into the carpet fibres, the more difficult it will be to remove over time. Embedded ash stains are usually visible on most carpets, so you need to ensure that you follow an efficient carpet cleaning process to remove all ash residue. Follow these step-by-step guidelines to remove embedded cigarette ash from carpets.

Various Benefits of Opting For Carpet Steam Cleaning

For most people who consider commercial carpet cleaning, dry cleaning methods tend to come to mind, as chances are you would like your carpet ready for use as soon as possible. Although dry cleaning methods can be beneficial to your carpet, carpet steam cleaning is one of the healthiest options that you could choose. Additionally, you do not have to worry about a quick drying time. With steam carpet cleaning, the water is heated to extremely high temperatures, thus there is barely enough moisture to cling to your carpet as the cleaning is largely done using the vapour produced.

Asking the Right Questions Before You Hire an Office Cleaner

It’s always best to hire a professional company when you want to have your offices cleaned, as having your staff clean the offices is a waste of time that they could be spending on servicing the customers; this can also mean a very unhappy staff. They may also not be very skilled at cleaning the surfaces and items in your office, and something may get damaged or broken. When you do hire a professional company to clean your office, you want to ensure you ask the right questions of the company.

Spring Clean The Exterior Of Your Home In Two Simple Steps

As winter nears an end you may be thinking about giving the interior of your house a thorough spring-clean. Once you’ve completed the interior of your home then it’s worth casting your mind to the exterior as well. Exterior walls, the roof, and the garden of your home will all be in need of attention to look their best. Here are two easy yet effective ways to spring clean your home from the outside:

Why Every Homeowner Should Invest in Professional Cleaning Services

Professional cleaning services are not just for the very wealthy, as most cleaning companies today will work with each homeowner to create a schedule and list of services that fit their budget and their needs. Professional cleaning is something that every homeowner should consider for their own home, even if it’s something they have done once per month or a few times per year. Regular cleaning by professionals is always best, and if you’ve never thought about having a professional come in and clean your home, note a few ways they can benefit you:

The Amazing Diversity of Carnauba Wax – Wax to the Max!

Carnauba wax is the substance most often used to wax fruit and vegetables, but the wonders of Carnauba wax don’t stop there. The diversity of function performed by this one simple product is fascinating. What is Fruit Wax? The most commonly used fruit wax is Carnauba wax which is derived from the Carnauba Palm it is commonly known as Palm Wax or Brazilian Wax. What Purpose Does It Perform? This benign substance is used world-wide to provide a protective shield between the item it coats and the corrosive environment in which we live.

Fun 2015 Trends in Residential Carpeting

Whether you’re ripping up your outdated living room carpet, or choosing flooring for your brand new home, consider these current trends in residential carpeting before selecting a chic carpet solution that is right for your family, style and budget. Play around with colour Neutral colours are the safe bet for large carpeted areas, however there is a trend towards integrating splashes of bold carpet colour for aesthetic appeal. Think beyond beige in 2015—why not consider a soft green, blue or yellow, or for a room with neutral furniture go bold with a bright hue that complements both your taste and style?

Hiring Commercial Cleaners? Five Ways to Get Your Employees Involved in the Process

Hiring professional office cleaners ensures your office stays clean for your staff and your clients, and it saves your employees time as they don’t have to do the cleaning themselves. However, even though your employees are not cleaning, they can be involved in the process. Here are five things your employees should do to 1. Create a list of allergies and concerns If you have any employees with allergies to cleaning products, you want to know that before you hire a commercial cleaning crew.

Why Every Homeowner Should Hire A Commercial Cleaning Company

You don’t need to be rich to be able to afford a commercial cleaning service, as many companies today work with homeowners to decide on a budget and the types of services that work best for them. While you may assume that hiring a commercial cleaning company is a luxury you don’t need, it’s good to consider how such a service can actually benefit you and your home. Note a few of those benefits here and why every homeowner should hire a professional or commercial cleaning company.

Four Ways You Save Money By Hiring a Skip Bin Before Your Move

When people move, they typically have lots of things to get rid of or throw away. If you anticipate having a lot of stuff including garbage, building supplies from repairs you need to do or old furniture, consider hiring a skin bin. Having a skip bin on hand during a move offers you convenience, and it can save you money in a number of ways including the following: 1. By Reducing Your Trips to the Landfill

Which Skip Bin Do You Need for Your Spring Cleanup?

It is getting to that time of year again—spring cleaning. This is a great time to get rid of all of those junky items you are no longer using, from broken items to old clothing to regular trash and more. In fact, you may have so much stuff to get rid of that it is too much to simply use trash bags. In this case, it is best to get a skip company that offers bins for hire.

How to Clean Your Windows Without Streaking

Is there anything more annoying than spending an afternoon cleaning the windows in your home only to find that they have been left with streaky marks that make them seem even dirtier than when you started? Cleaning glass is not quite as simple as wiping down furniture or cleaning a countertop, and you have to employ certain practices to ensure that your windows are free from streaks. Here are a few ways of ensuring that your windows sparkle without a streak in sight.