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5 Toxic Cleaning Products to Avoid in Green Home Cleaning

At Maid Right, we always say that a cleaner home and a greener world should go hand in hand. But that isn’t always easy, especially with the wide availability of environmentally harmful and toxic cleaning products. If you’re as committed to green home cleaning as we are, you want to avoid hazardous cleaning products in your home. Unfortunately, many common store-bought cleaning products contain toxic chemicals that can leave harmful…

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5 Simple Steps to Cutting Paper Clutter from Your Life

If you’re like most homeowners, paper clutter is the bane of your existence. Whether it piles up on the entryway console, the kitchen counter, the desk in your home office, or on every flat surface in your home, paper clutter can be a major headache. After all, it seems to accumulate so easily. But once it’s there, it’s a nightmare to get rid of. At Maid Right, our house cleaning…

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Home Cleaning Tips for Cleaning Crayon Off Walls

If you have a toddler-aged artist living in your home, it’s only a matter of time before they start treating your home as their canvas. Every parent has come home at one point or another to find their walls covered in a rainbow of scribbles and designs. When that happens, it can be tough to know what to do — after all, crayon wax is naturally resistant to water, and…

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Want Greener Disinfection? Try Vinegar & Hydrogen Peroxide

Disinfection is a big part of home cleaning, so it’s important that you use a disinfectant that’s healthy for your home. While many homeowners use bleach or brand-name chemical disinfectants, both of these options are usually toxic and environmentally damaging. If you’re worried about keeping home cleaning non-toxic and eco-friendly, try disinfecting with vinegar and hydrogen peroxide. This one-two punch can actually be more effective than bleach and brand-name disinfectants,…

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Homemade Room Sprays for Spring Scents

It’s almost April, and that means spring is in the air. But unless you’re already finished with spring cleaning, your home might still be suffering from lingering winter stuffiness. The solution: a homemade room spray to give your home the spring-fresh scent it deserves. At Maid Right, our home cleaners love the crisp, fresh scent of homemade room sprays. A few spritzes of a DIY spray can transform the feel…

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Two-Day Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring cleaning. You either love it or you dread it. As America’s home cleaning specialists, the team at Maid Right is always eager to roll up our sleeves and get to work come spring. But we know that for the average homeowner, spring cleaning can seem like a monumental task. But it doesn’t have to be. With the right supplies and the right strategy, you can turn spring cleaning into an…

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Spring Cleaning Supply List

After a long and dreary winter, the first days of spring are just around the corner. At Maid Right, our house cleaning specialists are looking forward to the spring cleaning season.  We’ve got all of our spring cleaning supplies at hand, from our microfiber cloths and flat mops, to our HEPA-filter vacuums and our EnviroShield® home disinfection systems. Even if you’re not looking forward to spring cleaning as much as…

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Easy Fixes for Scratched Wood Furniture

When it comes to home furniture, there’s no other material quite like wood. Beautiful, adaptable, and resilient, wood adds a note of luxury to any living room, dining room, bedroom, or home library. Over time, however, wood is prone to getting scratched and damaged. Luckily, there are some easy DIY solutions for fixing scratched wood furniture. Whether your wood is suffering from minor scratches or more substantial damage, you can…

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3 Ways to Disinfect a Kitchen Sponge

You might use it to clean your dishes every day, but how often do you disinfect your kitchen sponge?  This can be a breeding ground for bacteria. In fact, your kitchen sponge might have more bacteria than any other surface in your entire home. How many? According to at least one study, the average kitchen sponge has about 10 million bacteria per square inch. Even more worryingly, many of these bacteria…

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DIY Methods to Remove Soap Scum Build-Up

When it comes to bathroom cleaning, there’s no bigger challenge for anyone than getting rid of soap scum. Soap scum is created when the fatty acids in your soap mix with minerals like calcium and magnesium in water. The result is a white, scummy build-up that is insoluble in water, making it incredibly tough to remove soap scum. Even worse, soap scum can be a breeding ground for dangerous bacteria. But soap scum isn’t…

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