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How to clean house?

Cleaning your house is a polarizing thing because some people love to clean it. To keep your house clean, there is a certain task you should perform daily, it will keep your house clean. A certain task is sweeping the kitchen floor, sanitizing the sinks and, wiping down the kitchen counters. Keep your bedding clean, once a week at least. The other chores are more flexible, you can do scrubbing of your oven and fridge, every four to six months. For deep cleaning something big like windows and carpet, you need to do in a year. There are some hacks that can boost up your cleaning speed. Using lemon helps to wipe away the hard water stains. There are some guaranteed products which make cleaning easier, like a steam cleaner for your microwave.

Tips to save your time from house cleaning services.

  • Fuzzy Socks to Sweep: You need a sweeper that makes it easy to sweep up every day to clean dust and dirt, the sweeper pad is expensive. But it is not compulsory, because a fuzzy sock work just as well, pull a sock over the base of your sweepers, then sweep away.
  • Use Tongs to Dust Blinds: Cleaning each slat of your window blinds, to clean it you need to take a tong from your kitchen, take a microfiber cloth and wrap it around the tong, secure it using rubber bands. Then take a dusting tong to clean your blinds fast.
  • Dust Ceiling Fans with Pillowcases: How can you reach on the top of your ceiling fans? Because dust stays there, but how can you get the dust off without sending it flying? The answer is to use a pillowcase, to remove the dust over the ceiling fans, press the pillowcase against the top and bottom of each blade and slide it towards you. The dust will be trapped under the pillowcase and it will be removed. And at the end toss it in the washer.             
  • Dust Lightbulbs with Alcohol: Dusty light bulb does not give off much light as they should, because as the dust appears on the bulb the light is not brighter as it can give the result. By cleaning it with a cloth and a bit of rubbing alcohol. Before cleaning the light make sure that the lights are off, and it should be cool to touch before cleaning. 

How to clean your bedroom?

When it comes to cleaning, the bedroom should be clean at least once a week. When it comes to cleaning the first thing that comes in a mind is bedding, it should be washed. We recommend you fold your top cover in the half to open some airflow, while you are away at work. If your blanket is air-tight around the bed, it will smell bad. In the cleaning process, you should use a vacuum to clean the surface. While doing it every month will help to prevent dust mites.

The next thing is, wipe down all your surface and keep your floor vacuumed. You should do this regularly.

How to clean my kitchen?

In the kitchen area which we use regularly, it is essential to clean your surface every couple of days like in a week 3-4 times. In the kitchen organic materials that live around your kitchen surface, it needs to break it up daily or else you will have moulds in your kitchen, and if you do not clean it, then it will become difficult to remove it.

Now, for cleaning the fridge it is recommended to clean it every few months. While cleaning the fridge clean oven also, the microwave should be clean once week weather you use the microwave or not. Deep cleaning around once a week. For deep cleaning the microwave, take a half cup of white vinegar and a half cup of water in the microwave and, let it to run until the glass steams up. And after some time wipe down.

DIY air freshener easy to make.

1.       Lemon-Rosemary Simmer Pot

You need to take a small pot. Add water, vanilla extract, and a single lemon, Now fills 2/3 with water, and then toss in your other ingredients. Then let it be throughout the day and it will work its magic through your home. After 2-3 days make it a new one though because it will not have the same smell on day 3.

2.       Tea Tree Eucalyptus Spray  

Tea tree has a natural herbal scent that pairs with the minty aroma of eucalyptus. The other benefit of these two pairings is that it will act as a deodorizer and clean the air of your room.

You need to take a cup of water, two tablespoons of vodka or rubbing alcohol, five drops of lemon, four drops of tea tree oil, and six drops of eucalyptus oil.

3.            Orange peel candle

Instead of throwing oranges when you are finished, you can reuse them as a candle. Take a knife and run around the edges of the orange to loosen the fruit away. Once you are done with that, use a fork to scrape out the inside of the orange but be careful to avoid destroying the stem. When you have finished the scraping of the orange, you can fill it about 3/4 with any oil of your choice. Then let the oil sit for around 45 minutes, so the orange can absorb it. Now take a lighter and stem for 3 minutes. Then you will notice that the color will be changed, then wait for a minute, then try to light the orange. It can take a minute, then your home will be filled with a delicious citrus smell.

4.     Lavender Chamomile Spray

Both Lavender and chamomile smells make you feel relaxed and are notorious for calming down. Before guest enters into your house, you should spray in your house to feels them relaxed, and if you want your pillow to smell good when you are sleeping, spray it on your pillow while sleeping at night.

To make the spray you need to take a cup of water, two tablespoons of vodka or rubbing alcohol, ten drops of lavender oil, and five drops of chamomile oil. Then pour the mixture into the spray bottle and use it.

5.     Cinnamon Stick Candle

You need to take a pillar candle that is about three inches in diameter, cinnamon sticks, and a hot glue gun. To make this candle take a pair of sheers cut the cinnamon stick, it will fit in the candle. When sticks are cut properly, glue it and it should be completely covered, when this process is done, then light up the candle and enjoy the smell of cinnamon.

How to clean grease?

how to clean grease.

A grease has high viscosity. Grease is soft solid and high viscosity liquid. Grease is difficult to remove from surface. It cannot be clean with clothes or water. Sometimes it becomes difficult to remove from messy places and we cannot see sometimes. To clean grease it takes lot of time there are some method to clean this mess like salt, vinegar etc. 

Clean grease on kitchen surfaces: –

 There are some consequences of our favorite fried foods. Some small spots on kitchen where we do not focus, and that spot become hard and difficult to remove. There is microwave, oven, stoves. Appliances and surface can get this thing without scrubbing and chemical. Here is some method for removing grease.

microwave.
  1. Microwave:  In microwave there are some places where spots remain, and we do not know about that. So, it keeps smelling bad Because there is stain of grease. So, to remove the stain of grease take a bowl of warm water 3-4 cups and mix lemon in it. Put it in microwave for 4 to 5 minutes. After that do not open microwave. So, the grease will be attacked by warm water and a lemon so the grease will be removed, and it will smell good.
backsplash
  • Backsplash: To clean the backsplash you need to take a lemon and a spray bottle then you have to fill the bottle with water and squeeze the lemon into the spray bottle be careful of seeds and pulp. Lemon is the best way to clean the backsplash and oil stain. Spray on the grease and leave it for a minute and then wipe out with the cloth and clean the surface with a cloth.  
oven
  • Oven: In oven we make casseroles and then it is covered with black grease. To remove that grease, you need to take a liquid detergent and scrub it. If anything is left behind so use a paper towel to pick up and then use enzymes cleaner but do not clean it and let it settle for 10-15 minutes before cleaning. There is some another way to remove the stain of grease in the oven use baking soda paste and water. In oven put warm water for 15-20 minutes and baking soda and then remove baking soda and wipe out with warm cloth.
kitchen tiles
  • Kitchen tiles: In kitchen while cooking it becomes a mess. While for every woman the kitchen is like a heart a mess in kitchen do not look good. To clean the tiles of kitchen you need vinegar, baking soda. Use white vinegar, it has best quality because it does not produce any odor. It is very effective that it cleans the stain fast.

Household solution for grease: –

There is a household solution for grease where you do not have to call any cleaning agent and you do not have to spend a single penny. There are some ways where you can save your time as well as money.

  1. Baking soda: baking soda is the best solution for cleaning. Through baking soda, you can remove discoloration from stainless steel, tarnish from cooper, coffee and juice stains also can remove from baking soda. It is weakness of grease the hardest grease can also remove form baking soda. While using this do not scrub too hard it can damage your surface so do it gently. If you are eating something and something gets spilled on your t-shirt and you have to clean it so, take baking soda to clean it. It is amazingly effective.
  • Vinegar: the grease can be removed from vinegar. In kitchen oven, microwave, stoves there are some hard tough grease which is not easy to remove it. So, vinegar can do this job well. Spray on the hard grease and let it soak for 10-15 minutes. So, when it became soft, clean it with warm clothes. There is some stubborn grease to clean it, so use vinegar as your home remedies. White vinegar can clean fast compare to distilled vinegar. What alkali material can do it cannot be done by vinegar because vinegar often softens the mess.  
  • Flour: is it possible to remove grease by flour? Yes, grease can be removed using flour. While making food in kitchen the oil drawn into the surface so put flour in it you will find it messy, but the flour will do this thing quickly and clean the mess, keep it for few minutes so it can soak the oil. But do not be too harsh towards it because as the oil drawn onto the surface do not rub it quickly wait for minutes as the flour absorb it then clean it.
  • Salt: fix the grease stain with salt. Salt is not just a thing that we add to our food we can add salt to clean mess also. While making food in pan some black grease sticks on pan, so to remove it use salt. Keep it for 8-10 minutes then scrub it. Washing dishes, the food particles stick on strainer so to remove it take a glass of water and add salt in it. Water must be warm so the particles over the strainer will removed. Salt has many ways to clean the grease and it is highly effective. In coffee maker there are some dirt on the edges and to clean it, take hot water and take 3-4 tablespoon of salt and pour them in mixture and turn on the switch the cycle will start moving and after 2-3 minutes turn off and grease will be removed.
  •  Rice water: while we boil rice in a bowl the water left behind it is called rice water. You can clean grease through rice water. By taking rice water to clean the surface. You can use the rice water to clean the glass and mirror. You need to take the spray bottle and ricer water in it and mix it spray into the mirror and glass so it can clean easily.
  • Lemon: Lemon is a food, but it can be used for so many things in that one of the things is that you can clean grease and so many other things. In kitchen, some areas smell really bad so you can use lemon and spray there or put lemon there so it will not smell bad. To clean copper use lemon and salt in it and scrub it. Lemon can be used for bleaching clothes. To remove white line use bleaching method and keep it in dry place. So, stain will be removed.

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WHY CHOOSE OUR CLEANING SERVICES?

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Cleaning services

Martha’s Cleaning Services Inc. is a cleaning company providing fully insured, honest and experienced cleaners, at competitive rates. We are offering a service that is professional and versatile.

Marthascservices pride ourselves in providing a service which is of a high standard. We also understand that trust is paramount when letting a cleaner into your home or office, so all our cleaners are strictly vetted, and DBS checked.
We’ve been operating now for over 15 years and in this time, we have become well established within the Northern Virginia, D.C., and Maryland area. We undertake, house cleaning services, residential cleaning services, commercial cleaning services, realtors cleaning, tailoring our cleaning services to fit your needs, whether for ongoing contract work or one off cleans.
We offer a choice of cleaning services for homes and offices, using our products or yours, with either a team of two, or a private cleaner, according to your needs.

Our professional approach to customers’ specific requirements is the only key to our success. Regular visiting and inspection of our contracts ensures the closest attention to detail, which guarantees a high level of customer satisfaction.

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Our services: –

1)     Residential cleaning: –

  • Move in and move out cleaning: – If you wish to clear out your space and give a fresh start to your new home, do not worry Martha’s cleaning services have got your back. We will take care of your move in and move out cleaning part.
  • Deep cleaning and Maintenance job: – If you need one-time deep cleaning and want to provide your floors maintenance job, we will be there with our expertise so that you can relax and have shining floors.
  • Occasional cleaning: – Do you want quick cleanup for your events or if your guests are coming, just contact us and our professional will do the rest.
  • Hot water extraction: – It is a method of carpet cleaning; it involves inserting hot water and cleaning agents in carpet and cleaning out the dirt with the help of high pressure using a powerful vacuum.
  • Wall to wall carpet cleaning: – It is a difficult job to clean out the full carpet, but it is important to clean out those rarely seen dirt and we are experienced in doing that, so you can rely on us to get a clean carpet.
  • Tile and Grout cleaning services: – Do you know what is the secret behind a clean looking tile? Clean grout. Grouts getting dirty are one of the major reasons of your tiles or your counters looking messy and dirty. We will make your tiles all new by cleaning out the dirt from your tiles.
  • Upholstery cleanup: – When your guests are about to come, you surely want your upholstery to look clean and tidy. We will just do that, so your furniture shines just as you do.  

2)     Carpet cleaning: –

 Carpet cleaning is a process which involves cleaning of carpet through powerful vacuum.

THE PROCESS: –

  • Identifying the carpet: – We will first identify the high traffic area in your house and the place where your carpet is most dirty.
  •  Preparing the cleaning agents: – We prepare cleaning agents. According to the needs we prepare mild or strong solutions for cleaning carpets.
  • Vacuum the carpet: – We will vacuum the carpet thoroughly so the dry dirt stuck on the carpet gets out and the carpet will be able to absorb our cleaning agent more properly.
  • Spraying the cleaning agent: – We do not want to leave untreated spots in your carpet. We take our time to ensure a high-quality service.
  • Leave cleaning agent for 5 to 10 mins: – Cleaning agent will do their job by infiltrating into your carpet’s fibers to loosen up the dirt.
  • Raking carpet: – In this step, our cleaning agents will travel down to the roots of your carpet’s fiber giving the carpet a deeper cleaning with ultimate results.
  • Extract: – We ensure a high-quality extraction of all cleaning agents, allergens, and dirt, utilizing a high-quality vacuum that will rinse your carpet’s fiber with hot water.
  • Deo and Protection: – After we are done cleaning your carpet, we will deodorize for a good and long-lasting fragrance and add protection solution so that your carpet is clean for a long time, this all is done upon your request and it is highly recommended.
  • Time to dry: – It will take up to 12 to 24 hours to dry the carpet.

Commercial cleaning services: –

  • Office cleaning services: – Make sure your team is ready to be successful with a clean and tidy workspace! We will clean floors, restrooms, carpets, empty wastebaskets among many other services for your office!
  • Hot water extraction: – It is a method of carpet cleaning; it involves inserting hot water and cleaning agents in carpet and cleaning out the dirt with the help of high pressure using a powerful vacuum.
  • Wall to wall carpet cleaning: – It is a difficult job to clean out the full carpet, but it is important to clean out those rarely seen dirt and we are experienced in doing that, so you can rely on us to get a clean carpet.
  • Tile and Grout cleaning services: – Do you know what is the secret behind a clean looking tile? Clean grout. Grouts getting dirty are one of the major reasons of your tiles or your counters looking messy and dirty. We will make your tiles all new by cleaning out the dirt from your tiles.
  • Upholstery cleanup: – When your guests are about to come, you surely want your upholstery to look clean and tidy. We will just do that, so your furniture shines just as you do.  

Real Estate Cleaning: –

These are the main five reasons why you must include cleaning services in your property selling process:


Updates & Remodeling: –

Most contractors clean after their job is completed, but do they clean the entire house to make it ready for sale? we predict not.

Before Staging: –

Staging is simply like getting your home able to move in. you would like it to clean before decorating. No dust under the beds and furniture.

For the big Day!

A sparkling, and tidy house is extremely attractive. Schedule a cleaning before a Walkthrough or an open house event.

Move-In Cleaning: –

Everyone wants to shift into a tidy house. Your client are going to be grateful at that you put so much value you set into your business as a realtor and be willing to recommend you to their friends and family.

A Gift to the customer: –

We can assist you accomplish so much !
Realtors choose us because we are reliable, we make scheduling cleaning easy, we make working with other contractors smooth, we visit the property and provide you estimates that are clear, no surprises, and that we deliver in time.

This is what we do ;

Scope of work: –

Clean – counters, range top, kitchen appliances (inside/out the refrigerator, microwave, oven,
stove), inside and out cabinets, light fixtures, light switches, outlets, and doorknobs.
Dust – ceiling fans, window ledges, window frames, and blinds.
Mop – all hard surface floors (vinyl, hardwood, and tyle)
Vacuum – all floors
Wipe down – baseboards, counters, mirrors, glass doors, door frames, and doors.
Degrease – kitchen cabinet drawers, cooktops, and other kitchen surfaces as required .
Scrub & Disinfect – sinks, showers, bathtubs, and toilets.
Rooms Included
Living Room, Dining Room, Bedrooms, Bathrooms, Laundry Room, Utility Room, and Furnace.
Add- On that are included

We pull out the refrigerator to wash underneath and behind it. (tile and laminate floors only)

Utility room : we wipe down the furnace, vacuum duct hoses, wipe down ceiling for cobwebs

Other add-ons

Carpet Cleaning
Tile & Grout cleaning
Window Cleaning

Our Carpet Cleaning Process :-

  • Identifying the carpet: – We will first identify the high traffic area in your house and the place where your carpet is most dirty.
  •  Preparing the cleaning agents: – We prepare cleaning agents. According to the needs we prepare mild or strong solutions for cleaning carpets.
  • Vacuum the carpet: – We will vacuum the carpet thoroughly so the dry dirt stuck on the carpet gets out and the carpet will be able to absorb our cleaning agent more properly.
  • Spraying the cleaning agent: – We do not want to leave untreated spots in your carpet. We take our time to ensure a high-quality service.
  • Leave cleaning agent for 5 to 10 mins: – Cleaning agent will do their job by infiltrating into your carpet’s fibers to loosen up the dirt.
  • Raking carpet: – In this step, our cleaning agents will travel down to the roots of your carpet’s fiber giving the carpet a deeper cleaning with ultimate results.
  • Extract: – We ensure a high-quality extraction of all cleaning agents, allergens, and dirt, utilizing a high-quality vacuum that will rinse your carpet’s fiber with hot water.
  • Deo and Protection: – After we are done cleaning your carpet, we will deodorize for a good and long-lasting fragrance and add protection solution so that your carpet is clean for a long time, this all is done upon your request and it is highly recommended.
  • Time to dry: – It will take up to 12 to 24 hours to dry the carpet.

We take pride in offering our services to our customers. Our services are known because of it’s long lasting effects and our determination towards our clients. You can contact us for the best cleaning services.


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