Eco cleaning has taken the cleaning world by storm over the past 10 years. While awareness has increased through blogging and social sharing, eco cleaning has actually been around for a long time. While we may tend to think of natural products as something that’s new and maybe even a little bit hippie, our grandparents [...]

Can your home be too clean?

NO, it can’t. Why? The definition of “clean” as it relates to your home is “the absence of unwanted matter”1. If there is a desirable benefit to dirt or soil, then it is not “unwanted”. “Unwanted matter” is empty pizza boxes, soda cans and bottles. You get the idea. There is no sound argument for [...]

Keeping Fido safe and healthy at the vet

HAIs are believed to be on the increase. It appears pets contract these infections in many of the same ways humans do.

By |2018-10-26T16:44:04-05:00October 8th, 2018|Cleaning Science, Safety and Health|

Bed bug hiding places

Bed bugs are commonly associated with beds but these pesky critters can venture beyond your bedrooms and infest your entire home. Even at workplaces, it is difficult to identify where they are coming from.

Eight tips on how to effectively spray buff a floor

Somewhat a lost art, spray buffing has now resurfaced not only as a key to stretching floor refinishing cycles, but also at removing heel marks, stains, spills, and leaving floors with a high-gloss shine.

Is your cleaning service really green?

In a new blog post on Castle Keepers House Cleaning, Janice Stewart asks the question, "What is green cleaning?" Her answer gives consumers insight into what it takes for a company to create an authentic green cleaning process. Stewart examines environmentally preferable products, third-party certifications, green equipment, and more.

Better decisions from better air

Researchers enrolled 24 “knowledge workers,” people who were corporate managers, architects, and designers. The workers spent six days in a controlled work environment, working from 9 am to 5 pm each day.

How do you clean for a cancer patient?

Cleaning for a cancer patient is especially important because their immune system is suppressed. We should clean for health first and appearance second. How do you clean for a cancer patient? This question came up recently at Castle Keepers House Cleaning and we were surprised by the lack of detailed advice on the [...]

By |2018-08-12T13:58:29-05:00May 16th, 2018|Cleaning for Health, Cleaning Science, Cleaning Tips|

Disinfectants – Are we doing more harm than good?

In most residential cleaning scenarios there are less toxic and problematic ways to achieve a sanitary home.It’s a common belief that in order to have a clean and healthy home every surface must be disinfected. In fact, one cleaning company has advertised that they will fog your whole home with a disinfectant to disinfect the [...]

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