Cleaning is never an easy task. You never know where to start, and sometimes it can take up all of your time. However, keeping an office clean is sometimes one of the most grueling and stressful jobs there is. Where do you start? How do you know when it's up to office cleanliness standards? Whether you have a home office you are trying to tidy up, or you are cleaning an actual office, help is available. These are four great tips on how to clean an office is a reasonable amount of time. Take a look and get started on your cleaning tasks!
Start at the focal point of the office.
The focal point of an office is usually where all the computers, the telephones, and the main office desk are located. The best thing to do is to start organizing before the actual cleaning with cleaning supplies occurs. If this office is very disorganized, you can simply sit, go through the numerous papers and documents, and put them in organized files either in a filing cabinet or a desk drawer. That gives the office more room and a freer atmosphere. From there, you can get started on the more difficult cleaning tasks.
Clean the desk.
Next, the desk needs attention. If this is a desk where the worker usually works, eats, and does everything but sleep there, it will be in need of a good cleaning. The first place to start is the computer area; dust and clean off the keyboard of any food particles, dust, and garbage that may be caught between keys. Then, wipe down the monitor to clean the screen of any finger prints and streaks from various causes. The next step would be to wipe down the desk, and make sure all important papers are organized. Once that is all done, it's on to the next job.
Vacuum, sweep, and/or mop.
This is one of the easier parts of cleaning an office; vacuuming! If the office has hardwood floors, you can sweep and then mop the floors with simple soap and water as you may not know what kind of finish the hardwood floors are. This helps to get rid of any dirt and grime, as well as any paper and food particles that may be in the carpet or around the office floor. Once that is all done, you only have one important job left to complete.
Leave the room smelling pleasant.
Lastly, having some nice smelling candles or incense on hand can make the office smell great. In addition, having pleasant scents in the office can make the workers feel as if they are at home or in their happy place, which can up productivity in the work place. A simple candle being lit while you work and until you finish can fill the room with heavenly aromas. Just make sure that you clean up any candle wax or incense ashes that may fall anywhere. This simple step will be a nice gift to the workers in the office.
These are four simple but super easy tips to try when you clean an office. It helps you work quickly but diligently, and it cuts down on time you may lose standing around and not knowing where to start. Try these tips and see how quickly the cleaning goes, and how impressed anyone in the office becomes with your skills! You won't regret it and they are sure to thank you for your kind and quick services.
Owning a carpet is both a great thing, and sometimes a very trying thing. You go above and beyond to keep your carpet clean, but despite this, days of running outside and then inside will plague your carpet with dirt, on top of the usual accidental spills and dropping of items.
However, have no fear!
There are ways to get your carpet back to its former glory; these are four of the best carpet cleaning methods to restore carpet, and while on a budget, too! Try these and your carpet is sure to look brand new.
Use club soda.
Some days will require the presence of beer, wine, and other spirits after a tough day. However, even the most coordinated person can drop their drink and cause a huge mess; especially after having an alcoholic drink or two. When there is a beer or wine spill, you can use some club soda. Simply put a bit of club soda on a cloth and blot up the mess. Afterward, take warm water on another cloth and blot at where the stain was to get rid of any excess club soda and left over particles of the stain.
Battle wax stains with heat.
This might sound crazy, but it actually works. If you have a bit of wax, be it candle or any other wax type, you can heat it up to remove it from your carpet. To do this, place a cloth over the wax area on your carpet, take an iron and place it over the cloth and heat it up. Use the iron for ONLY thirty seconds or it can cause an issue. From there, you take a butter knife and scrape the wax off of your carpet, leaving the carpet looking like brand new.
Pet accidents can be cleaned with organic solutions.
We love our pets, and we have trained them to always go in their designated areas when they need to relieve themselves. However, sometimes when you have to go, you have to go. You can clean up your pets accident by using organic cleaning supplies. Organic cleaning supplies come as a spray. This is better than using chemicals that can make your pet sick if they lick it, or it can cause damage to your carpet. Spray the organic solution on the stain, and scrub. Afterward, wipe up the excess spray with paper towels and you're good to go.
Deep clean whenever possible.
Even if there are no accidents, you still have to content with dirt, hair, and other particles that get embedded in your carpet. To keep your carpet healthy and looking brand new, the best thing to do is deep clean it twice a month. The solution in a deep cleaner will get down to the very bottom of your carpet and get anything that may be stuck there, leaving your carpet looking flawless. Depending on the size of your family and how many pets you may have, once every four to six months would be good to deep clean your carpet.
Give them a try and see how beautiful your carpet will look. You'll love how easy it is to keep your carpet maintained without worry and back breaking work! Try one of these methods today and see the outcome yourself. Let us know which one you have tried, and how it worked!
There is no cure for asthma, and unfortunately, people with asthma will suffer lifelong. However, people who suffer from asthma can manage their disease with medical care and preventing attacks by avoiding triggers! While medicine can help during an attack, the big preventive measure for asthma is managing triggers.
Triggers can be as big as excercise, or as small as animal dander. Many people, like you and I are suspectible to allergens that could potentially cause, or exacerabate allergy symptoms.
In 2015 the Center for Disease Control estated that there were almost 500,000 asthma related hospitalizations. Because of the serious nature of asthma, we wanted to provide cleaning tips for homeowners to help with triggers found in and around your home.
Creating a safer environment for yourself, or your family is our priority. The goal of this is to have the best air quality, and cleanliness and these tips will help you do that.
In additional to these do it yourself tips, we recommend a professional cleaning company once a season to help you maintain it. After all, with work, kids and life - sometimes cleaning falls by the waste side. If you are unsure how frequently you should get your home cleaned, carpets cleaning, or windows clean, check out our FAQ page to address some of those questions.
Do you have any other TIPS or strategies you implement to reduce your asthma triggers? Let us know!