House Cleaning In Your Hands

Your maid service comes in and makes your home look absolutely wonderful. It’s clean, healthy, and you definitely want to keep it that way. Of course, anything that helps you maintain that clean easily and quickly is a must-have, and a cleaning kit is exactly that.

Imagine a small collection of house cleaning items suitable for almost every surface in your house that you can carry in one hand. Talk about making things easier! No more hunting for cleaners, no more spray-bottle-for-every-room—just one convenient container. Read on to see what to put in your cleaning kit.

How to Make a Cleaning Kit

  • Mop bucket or basket. If you often use a bucket filled with water or plan on cleaning the floors, go with the bucket. Otherwise, a basket is fine for holding a small cluster of cleaning supplies. Just make sure it’s light and easy enough for you to carry around.
  • Your favorite 3 cleaners or the ultimate all-purpose cleaner: vinegar and water. Vinegar and water mixed together in a spray bottle is going to be able to handle almost any surface in your house (avoid marble!), including carpet and hardwood. The vinegar smell evaporates after only a little while, as well.
  • Rags, sponges, or microfiber cloths. Whatever you prefer is fine, just make sure you remember to replace used ones with clean ones when you put your cleaning kit away so it will be ready the next time.
  • Room. As you go through your house cleaning, you’re going to find small items that don’t belong where you find them. Having a little extra room to carry these things out will be helpful

Keep your kit in a familiar place and pull it out whenever you’re feeling the need to maintain the cleanliness and health of your home. 

 

 

     
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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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    Great folks, provide a great service
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    We asked The Maids to come clean our outgoing rental. They were fast, thorough, resourceful,and flexible. Their work was unquestionably the best work we have...
  • 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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    The Maids provides reliable and complete cleaning services. I have confidence knowing that my home is in their care.
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  • 02/28/2017
         
    Overall we are very pleased with the service provided by The Maids.
  • 05/01/2016
         
    Always a treat to have these folks come to our home!
  • 05/31/2017
         
    Very positive experience. Maids arrived on time. Very efficient and thorough.
  • 06/07/2017
         
    They do a thorough cleaning job and are friendly and professional. Very happy with the service!
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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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    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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  • 05/09/2011
         
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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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    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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  • 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...
  • 03/02/2017
         
    The cleaning teams are always on time and do a great job disinfecting bathrooms and cleaning kitchen and carpet.
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  • 06/19/2008
         
    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...
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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...
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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!...
  • 03/21/2017
         
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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...
  • 03/06/2017
         
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  • 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!...