How to control pet hair

Here's a useful infographic on how to control pet hair. Whether your beloved dog or cat has short hair or long hair, shedding on furniture, floors, and clothing can be annoying, embarrassing, and disgusting.

Handy Expands UK Services to Animal Fostering and Pest Control

In the UK, Handy's Mouser service invites residents to foster a shelter cat as part of a pest and rodent control option.In the UK, Handy's Mouser service invites residents to foster a shelter cat as part of a pest and rodent control option. They've teamed up with rescue shelter Wood Green to match fosters with [...]

By |2015-06-08T13:41:36-05:00June 8th, 2015|News, Pets|

American Maid Cleaning Owner Featured in Cleaning Business Today

An interview with Liz Trotter about her incredible team at American Maid ServicesHigh energy “Coach” Liz Trotter has built her successful business by rising to the challenge, always striving to be better and continually learning. Liz Trotter started her business as an independent cleaner nearly twenty years ago. With long hours, hard work, a can-do [...]

By |2015-04-06T15:02:04-05:00April 6th, 2015|Cleaning Tips, Pets|

Lakewood, WA Loses Two Pets to Carpet Cleaner

On Saturday, February 28, a Lakewood, WA resident returned home to find his two pets - a bird and a cat - dead. An unnamed OTC powdered carpet cleaner was identified as the cause, apparently causing a toxic chemical reaction that made the home's air toxic. It is unclear when the resident will be able [...]

The “Almost Perfect” Vacuum: Top Recommended Vacuums for Residential Cleaning Services

Solve your vacuum conundrum with these guidelines about uprights, canisters, backpacks and handheld models, PLUS download the 2014 Report on Professional Vacuums for Residential Cleaning Services. How to Choose the “Almost Perfect” Vacuum In 13 years as a Proctor & Gamble cleaning products sales rep and director and another almost 7 years owning and [...]

Nature’s Cleaners: Enzyme Basics

With even green cleaning products’ safety still in question, many cleaning companies are turning to nature’s cleaners: the enzyme.Humans have been putting enzymes to work for millennia. Enzymes are important in the fermentation process used to produce historically important foods such as cheese, yogurt, bread, beer and wine. And we can’t overlook the fact that [...]

Choosing the Right Professional Vacuum

Professional models of vacuums offer the quality, power and longevity to save your company money and deliver amazing cleaning service. In creating and refining your cleaning services, arguably the most important decision you can make is about your vacuum cleaner. Why? Because in the majority of cleaning procedures, the “dry” work comes first for removal [...]

17 Clean April Fool’s Pranks

You know cleaning is a serious business when April Fool’s pranks like these keep us laughing for years.Stephanie Harden House Calls, Cincinnati, OH Working for a builder in Cincinnati performing Final Cleans, our company was hired to perform maid service at the builder’s home. On April 1stquite a few years ago, myself and co-worker were [...]

Surface and Safe Cleaning Choices Grow Every Year – Are You Keeping Up?

New materials for homes and businesses create new cleaning challenges for technicians, while old cautions against the use of acidic cleaners and rinses gain a stronger voice.As I returned last month from SURFACES, the giant flooring, tile and stone show in Las Vegas, I reflected on the newest trends in flooring choices and especially the [...]

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