Keeping up with the Joneses has become a derogatory term for those that feel like they need to one-up their neighbor, but what about the neighbor that just doesn’t care? Nothing can be more frustrating than having a neighbor whose lawn and house looks like the abandoned house in Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Even on a street with pristine homes and kept lawns, one house that isn’t up to snuff will cause property value to plummet. Continue reading "How to Get Your Neighbor to Fix Their Curb Appeal Problem"
While calling the Genie is the easiest option, there are still plenty of people who prefer to do their house cleaning themselves. If you choose to clean your own windows make sure you know what type of glass you’re working with. Windows come in all shapes and sizes. The glass itself can vary from window to window, and the method used to clean these windows varies as well. Let’s take a look at the common types of glass and how to clean them: Continue reading "How to Clean Different Types of Glass"
Birds are chirpin’ and there’s fresh dew on the grass. Summer is here and spring cleaning is finished. You walk to your bedroom window to open it and take in the fresh air, only to notice the glass is fogged over. You quickly grab a microfiber towel and wipe the glass, but the condensation isn’t on the inside. So you raise the window and wipe the outside…nothing. Now the frustrating truth begins to sink in. Your windows have a broken seal. Continue reading "The Truth About Broken Window Seals"

We think yes! Okay, having a clean home isn’t the answer to life’s problems… but it can help you feel more in control, relaxed and free of constant responsibility. When you’re stressed or bummed out, the last thing you want to see is a sink full of dirty dishes or toys strewn about the family room. After a long, hard day, coming home to a clean and tidy home can really elevate your mood and help you get into relaxation mode. So what is it about a fresh, clean home that just makes you feel good? How do you keep up on house work to maintain that “tidy home, tidy mind” feeling?

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Do you love the look of your windows after they’ve been detailed by a professional company, but hate the way they seem to get dirty between cleanings? It’s like there’s always that one window that, no matter how often you call a professional, just won’t stay clean.  Doing your own touch-ups using home cleaning solutions won’t replace a professional cleaning service, but they can keep you satisfied with the state of your windows in the meantime.

Keeping your windows in a shiny state isn’t as difficult as it may seem and can be made easier when you follow these five helpful hacks. Remember that these tips are only to be used for interior cleaning. Always leave any hard to reach windows that would require a ladder to the professionals. As pleasant as it is to have clean windows, it isn’t worth sacrificing your safety for.

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A surprising amount of people are hospitalized each month after taking a tumble from the top rung of a ladder. These people are typically ardent DIYers who refused to call an expert window cleaning team. This is a common mistake people make, and one that is easy to understand; after all, window cleaning doesn't look that difficult, and you can buy everything you need to make an amateur attempt at your local hardware store for a relatively small price.

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