7 Things to Do Now to Prepare Your Home for Winter

7 Things to Do Now to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Posted October 18, 2017
It's almost November, and the cold — really cold — weather will be here before you can snap your fingers.
It's almost November, and the cold — really cold — weather will be here before you can snap your fingers. Get a jump on winter by taking care of a few things in and around the house now, while it's still bearable temperature-wise, and you aren't knee deep in snow and ice. Here are seven things to make for an easier transition into the cold...
 
1.         Swap Out Bedding: Launder and store your warmer weather bedding, and reach for the down comforter or wool blankets instead.
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DIY Hacks for between your professional Cleanings

DIY Hacks for between your professional Cleanings

Posted October 11, 2017
We all know how to run a vacuum cleaner over our living spaces, but how much is it really cleaning and how do you deal with the more specific issues that can come up with carpets? It’s easy.
We all know how to run a vacuum cleaner over our living spaces, but how much is it really cleaning and how do you deal with the more specific issues that can come up with carpets? It’s easy. Keep reading…
Tip: If you’re going to use a homemade rug cleaning concoction, make sure you test it on a tiny corner first!
Dealing with spills
The key to dealing with spills is to deal with them as quickly as possible. Of course, you don’t want to be getting out the steam cleaner in the middle of your party but you can pre-treat any spills to avoid a stain setting in, that will make delayed clean up all the more difficult.
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Flood Water Cleanup Procedures Indoor Environmental Quality

Flood Water Cleanup Procedures Indoor Environmental Quality

Posted October 04, 2017

Due to the numerous incidences of flooding reported throughout the country these last few years coupled with the increasing concerns about mold contamination in buildings, we thought it appropriate to have these guidelines for property managers.

Due to the numerous incidences of flooding reported throughout the country these last few years coupled with the increasing concerns about mold contamination in buildings, we thought it appropriate to have these guidelines for property managers. Note these are general guidelines that may need to be modified for specific circumstances and they may not be appropriate for all conditions.
Floodwaters do colossal damage to property. Wood swells and rots, wallboard can disintegrate and most paper items are destroyed.
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Fall Cleaning Chore Checklist

Fall Cleaning Chore Checklist

Posted September 27, 2017
It's Autumn. Pumpkins glow in golden fields. Shorter days, crisp mornings signal winter's approach.
It's Autumn. Pumpkins glow in golden fields. Shorter days, crisp mornings signal winter's approach. Can the holidays be far behind?  Use Autumn's brisk and breezy days to conquer deep-cleaning chores for a clean and comfortable winter home, and to wrap up summer's outdoor lifestyle.

Our Fall Cleaning Chore Checklist will help you prepare home and hearth for the coming of winter:


Outside The House

Summer's come and gone--and left its mark on outside the house.  Time to come inside for winter! Outside the house tend to these autumn chores:
  • Clean and store patio furniture, umbrellas, children's summer toys.
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Dangers of DIY Carpet Cleaning

Dangers of DIY Carpet Cleaning

Posted September 27, 2017
It may well be cheaper to hire a carpet-cleaning machine than bringing in professionals. In the case of wall-to-wall carpeting, washing your own carpets also means you can avoid having strangers enter your home, and you won't have to take time off work to let a team in.
It may well be cheaper to hire a carpet-cleaning machine than bringing in professionals. In the case of wall-to-wall carpeting, washing your own carpets also means you can avoid having strangers enter your home, and you won't have to take time off work to let a team in.
However, there are several reasons why we believe it's best to leave the deep cleaning of carpets to the experts.
At Chelsea Cleaning, we've seen some of the tragic results it can have when DIY carpet cleaning and stain removal efforts go awry.
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