Cleaning — carpet cleaning

Miele Triflex Cordless Vacuum

I am going to start this blog by saying that I am a vacuum snob. I have tried them all. Dyson, Shark, Kirby, iRobot, and Bissell. I have my favorites and was excited to try a new vacuum.  I had the opportunity to try the Miele Triflex Cordless vacuum. I have not had the best luck with cordless stick vacuums and feel like they don’t always have the best suction, but I was VERY surprised at the suction of this little vacuum.  Unboxing was easy. Assembly was a breeze. You get very familiar with this vacuum, taking it apart to...

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Time Saving Cleaning Tips

"The time rewards of efficient cleaning are real, and the busier you are, the more you'll appreciate them." - Don Aslett - Is there life after housework? Does it feel like you are cleaning all the time? Here are five time saving tips that Don Aslett wrote about in his book, “No Time to Clean.” There are thousands of time saving tips, but here are the most basic and simplest tasks that work for any household, large or small.  #1 Protect your floors:  Remove shoes at the door.  Spot-treat stains as soon as they happen.  Always have a spot treater...

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Clean Your Carpets Like A Pro!

Quick Tips: Vacuum very WELL!  Spot clean and pre-treat high traffic areas.  Use hot water in your carpet cleaner.  Don’t use too much solution. More is NOT always better!  Deep clean your carpets twice a year.  Clean spills as soon as they happen. Always have a stain remover on hand.  Clean carpets not only look better, but they feel better and last longer. How do you clean your carpets like a professional?  Let’s start with the prep work!  Move furniture, pet beds, toys, cords, and pick up any small items off the floor that the vacuum will not pick up....

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