Speed Cleaning: How to Vacuum Your House in Under 10 Minutes

We all get busy, and sometimes the housework can elude us until the last minute. There’s the panic and rush, as well as the knowledge that you are not going to get it done in time. The vacuuming is so important because it can help to remove allergens, get rid of pet hair, and even …

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Back to School Safety Checklist

So, it’s late August and the time has come for your little ones to pack their school bags and head to classes once again. As always, the start of the school year is certain to cause great excitement and apprehension for both the students and their parents – there are so many things to prepare, …

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4 Dirtiest Areas of your Home

If you ask about the dirtiest area of the home, most people would suggest the toilet, inside the front door or a child’s bedroom floor. Surprisingly, none of these top the list. These places are known for being dirty, so you think to clean them often. The worst offenders are the ones you don’t consider. …

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How Professional Carpet Cleaning Benefits your Health

If you have carpeting, you know regular cleanings are important to keep them looking good and protect them from wear and tear. Household vacuums can only get so much dirt, and eventually stains and odors accumulate to the point where it’s time to call a professional. Have you ever noticed that you feel better after …

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Spring Cleaning Tips to Help You Clean your Office

Many people are concentrated on cleaning up their homes during the spring cleaning season but it is important to also clean up the other area where you spend the majority of your time, your office.  Having a dirty or cluttered office can hurt productivity and employee morale, create an unhealthy working environment, and affect the …

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Celebrate Earth Day with Green Cleaning Services from ServiceMaster DAK

April 22 marks the 46th annual Earth Day which was first celebrated by the U.S. in 1970 and celebrated internationally beginning in 1990.  The purpose of Earth Day is to bring attention to environmental issues throughout the world and promote eco-friendly behaviors to help preserve our natural environment.  Former U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson founded Earth …

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How to Improve the Indoor Air Quality of your Office

In today’s heavily industrialized world, people can rarely afford the luxury of breathing fresh forest or mountain air. A quick escape to nature is usually only possible on weekends and holidays but at all other times, it is the polluted environment of the big cities that we have to endure. However, even in urban centers, …

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Tips for Effective Winter Carpet Care

Unlike accent furniture pieces, extravagant lighting fixtures, or any other fancy furnishings, the carpets in your home or commercial area are not intended to delight or to impress – they are nothing more than a background to your interior décor. Yet, it is the general appeal of such background features that sets the atmosphere in …

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How to Remove Coffee Stains and Pet Stains from your Carpet

The carpet is more than just another furnishing or a floor covering in your home.  It has a major effect on the appearance of a room and it can also make your home more comfortable.  Of course it is susceptible to spills and stains just like the other furnishings and flooring in your home and …

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How to Tell When your Upholstery Needs Cleaning

It is the soft upholstered furniture in your home that adds so much coziness, comfort, and charm to the surroundings. Your cushy sofa and snug armchairs, your stylish dining chairs with padded seats, and every other piece of upholstered furniture you possess impart both a feeling of relaxation and an elegant look to the ambience, …

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