Clean Surfaces like a Pro Using Affordable Cleaning Solutions

4417 101413 gs4417Did you know that you can make professional and environmentally friendly cleaning solutions at home? The Maids of Durham and Chapel Hill in North Carolina use only environmentally friendly cleaning products, but they are commercial grade cleaning solutions. In your case, natural cleaning supplies are very effective in getting rid of stains and dirt without affect the environment negatively. Here are some ways of saving on cleaning supplies using affordable solutions.

Glass Cleaning Solutions:

Getting rid of smudge from mirrors and windows can be a tricky task as you need to an effective solution. Ingredients required include 2 cups of water, a quarter cup of rubbing alcohol preferably 70% concentration and half a cup of white or cider vinegar and two drops of orange essential oils. Add all these ingredients in any order into a spray bottle and shake to get a uniform solution. Spray the solution in a paper towel or soft cloth before applying it on glass. Desist from cleaning windows using sunny days as the solution will dry out quickly leaking lots of streaks.

Heavy Duty Scrubbing Solutions:

It goes without saying that virtually all heavy duty scrub solutions are expensive and harmful to environment. To prepare your own solution, get a half piece of lemon and add half a cup of borax. Borax is actually a laundry booster that is added in washing machines. Dip the lemon into the borax and scrub the surface. However, it should not be used in granite and marble surfaces as it can lead to corrosion.

Marble Cleaner:

To clean marbles, you need a reagent that is friendly to the material. To prepare it, you need one or two drops of mild dishwashing liquid and at least two cups of warm water. Form a uniform solution by mixing the two ingredients in a bucket. Use a soft sponge to spread the solution over the marble and gently rub to get rid of grossness. Rinse to get rid of any soap residues. Do not let the marble air-dry, instead using a soft cloth to buff it. Desist from using vinegar, acidic cleaners or lemon as they can corrode the surface.

Use these affordable cleaning reagents to keep your marble surfaces and glass surfaces clean.

 

 

     
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    The Maids provides reliable and complete cleaning services. I have confidence knowing that my home is in their care.
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    Very positive experience. Maids arrived on time. Very efficient and thorough.
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    Overall we are very pleased with the service provided by The Maids.
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    I can never seem to get my whole house clean at one time. I had The Maids come to my home. When I came back not only was it all done but it smelled clean!...
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    I can never seem to get my whole house clean at one time. I had The Maids come to my home. When I came back not only was it all done but it smelled clean!...
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    The Maids in Durham have been cleaning my house for several months, and do a fabulous job. They arrive on time and are professional and thorough. A team of 3...
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    After having our home cleaned for a wedding, we have been using The Maids on a regular basis. The teams are always professional and curteous and show up when...
  • 06/07/2017
         
    They do a thorough cleaning job and are friendly and professional. Very happy with the service!
  • 06/07/2011
         
    I can never seem to get my whole house clean at one time. I had The Maids come to my home. When I came back not only was it all done but it smelled clean!...
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    We have used The Maids for more than 5 year and have they have consistently exceeded our expectations. They are professional, experienced and rectify any...
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    The Maids have been cleaning our house for 5 months now (they come once a month) and we couldn't be happier. It took some time to let down my guard and allow...
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    I was so very happy - my house was so clean. With 3 kids, this is a hard task, but they shined it all!
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    The Maids in Durham have been cleaning my house for several months, and do a fabulous job. They arrive on time and are professional and thorough. A team of 3...
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    We have used The Maids for more than 5 year and have they have consistently exceeded our expectations. They are professional, experienced and rectify any...
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    The Maids in Durham have been cleaning my house for several months, and do a fabulous job. They arrive on time and are professional and thorough. A team of 3...
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    The cleaning teams are always on time and do a great job disinfecting bathrooms and cleaning kitchen and carpet.
  • 05/09/2011
         
    The Maids in Durham have been cleaning my house for several months, and do a fabulous job. They arrive on time and are professional and thorough. A team of 3...
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    We hired The Maids (as a birthday gift for our son - a grad student at UNC) to clean his apartment. He needed a deep clean so badly. The Maids came and did a...
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    We've used The Maids for years and I would recommend their service without reservation. Whether an empty house clean (as when our son and his roommates moved...
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    Although expensive, I find it worth the cost to have my housecleaning needs handled in the most professional way. The crew are 100% reliable, punctual,...
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    Prompt, efficient, good value
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    Terrific service. Trustworthy.
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    The Maids are awesome. We've been with them a long time!!!! They always do an extremely good job. Thanks so much. Sharon and David
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    I can never seem to get my whole house clean at one time. I had The Maids come to my home. When I came back not only was it all done but it smelled clean!...
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    I can never seem to get my whole house clean at one time. I had The Maids come to my home. When I came back not only was it all done but it smelled clean!...
  • 03/06/2017
         
    We have used The Maids cleaning service. for more than 18 months now, after moving to the Triangle Area. They are consistently punctual, hardworking, honest...
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    I can never seem to get my whole house clean at one time. I had The Maids come to my home. When I came back not only was it all done but it smelled clean!...
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    Always a treat to have these folks come to our home!
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  • 05/09/2011
         
    The Maids in Durham have been cleaning my house for several months, and do a fabulous job. They arrive on time and are professional and thorough. A team of 3...
  • 06/07/2011
         
    I can never seem to get my whole house clean at one time. I had The Maids come to my home. When I came back not only was it all done but it smelled clean!...