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Dishwasher Needs to be Properly Loaded for Maximum Performance

Loading Your Dishwasher Here are some easy tips for loading your dishwasher to make sure that your dishes will come out as clean as possible.  With newer models it is not necessary to pre-rinse the plates and other washables.  The exception to this would be if you only run the dishwasher after several days rather than daily.  The plates should be…

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Baking Holiday Cookies

Cookies Are an Essential Part of the Holidays Cookies are the perfect snack.  They are easily transportable.  They fit in one hand whether of an adult or a little child and put an instant smile on the face of the recipient.  What is better than a warm- from-the-oven treat?  As much as I LOVE cookies for all of the above reasons,…

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The Devil is in the Details

The Key to a Clean Home is Often in the Details When I clean my own home (something I don’t often do, as that is a perk of owning a cleaning service),  I hit the high spots and usually omit the details as visiting company doesn’t look at the nooks and crannies.  The benefit of hiring a cleaning service like Custom…

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Cleaning Tips and Tricks From the Pros: Kitchen Sink

The Kitchen Sink Has More Bacteria Than the Toilet I read an article recently that said that a typical kitchen sink harbors more bacteria than the average toilet.  That got me to thinking about taking better care of it.  It should be totally cleaned after every use.  Just doing the dishes and letting the water run is not sufficient.  If…

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More House Cleaning Tips From the Pros

Cleaning Your Iron Will Make the Task Easier One of the dreaded tasks that fall into the household cleaning and tidying category is ironing.  These days there are thankfully many new miracle fabrics that require little or no ironing.  But what about your absolutely favorite linen suit or a Navy uniform?  These items must be ironed.  The problem with many…

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Do You Find It Difficult to Make a Complaint?

Complaints Can Be Awkward to Make Do you get an uneasy feeling in the pit of your stomach when you find it necessary to make a complaint?  Maybe you have an internal conversation with yourself.  Is the problem really that bad?  Maybe you can rectify it yourself.  Maybe you misunderstood the parameters of the job.  But upon further thought, you…

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