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I have owned a cleaning service since 1998 and have tried many different cleaning tools for home cleaning. Below is a list of the best tools I have found to professionally clean a home. I hope these resources are a benefit to your cleaning service.
Mops and Pads: We use and recommend the O'Cedar Hardwood Floors N More Mops and Pads. Microfiber is the purest clean you can get. You simply attach the pad to the mop end and when finished cleaning, remove the pad and wash and dry. The pads can be washed hundreds of times before needing to be replaced so they are well worth the cost. The best thing about the microfiber pads is you don't need a separate floor duster.
Vacuums: The Shark Rotator Professional NV400 model is a good choice for Cleaning Services. It has Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology, a 30' power cord and swivel steering. Comes with 18" fixed crevice tool, dusting brush and premium power brush. The Shark Rotators are sold at different locations but Walmart has them for under $200.00.
Cleaning Caddy's: Home Depot carries the best cleaning caddy's. They are large enough to hold all your cleaning supplies. These large caddy's are deep so it keeps your large bottles from tipping out.
Brooms: The best brooms we have found are the Libman Professional or Wide Angled Brooms. They can be purchased at Home Depot or Kroger's.
Toilet Brushes: The Libman Angled Toilet Bowl Brush is the best we have found. It does a fantastic job of getting the grime from under the rim.
Cleaning Cloths: Sam's Club carries the white cotton cleaning cloths in large packages of 60. They also carry the microfiber cleaning cloths.
Scrape Soap Scum With Plastic Putty Knife: Soap has a nasty way of forming a hard-to-remove film on tile in tubs and showers. You won't get rid of it by rubbing. Instead, wait for the surface to dry, then scrape off the scum with a 4-in. plastic putty knife.
Cut Grease With Hot Towel: Grease and dirt build up on kitchen cabinets over time. To clean your cabinets, first heat a slightly damp sponge or cloth in the microwave for 20 to 30 seconds until it's hot. Then spray with All Purpose Cleaner, then wipe the cabinets with the hot towel.
For getting crayon marks, scuff marks, etc. off of walls and doors, the Mr.Clean Magic Eraser is great. (not for use on wood surfaces such as cabinets and furniture)
For cleaning inside Jacuzzi Jets and inside shower tracks the best tool is a good old toothbrush.
Be Informed! Hazards of ingredients in common cleaning and maintenance products. Ingredients Checklist
What are Natural Ingredients? Check out the NATURAL INGREDIENT CRITERIA
Business Printing A great place to get business cards, postcards, brochures, etc. is Vistaprint online.
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EcoStreet Directory An eco friendly directory.
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