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How Often Should You Clean? - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

How Often Should You Clean?

Good Housekeeping…..literally! Owning a cleaning company, one must always be researching. That’s why I keep this handy “How often should you clean everything from good housekeeping. This is a great way to keep up with rotational cleaning. However, if you don’t want to clean every week or every other week, call us at Clean and Pink. (901) 834-3195 We will ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Kitchen Cleaning Tips!

What is Housekeeping Anyway?

Cleaning Top to Bottom and Left to Right……. Why? Dust and Dirt fall from top to bottom. So don’t clean the counter first and then clean the cupboards or microwave. If you clean left to right, you won’t miss areas. If you get interrupted leave a reminder where you stopped on the surface (or if you are cleaning top to ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - What is Housekeeping Anyway?

What is Housekeeping Anyway?

Cleaning is the most important and primary aspect of “housekeeping”. It is a process of removing dirt, dust, and grime by using methods such as dusting, shaking, sweeping, mopping, washing or polishing. There are certain areas you may clean daily, whereas you may clean other areas occasionally or once /twice in a year, as in baseboards. Clean and Pink uses ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Lemon It!

Lemon It!

At a friend’s house this weekend, cleaning the kitchen was our responsibility. We had used all kinds of fancy cutting devices from the cheese grater, vegetable slicer, melon ball scooper to knife sharpeners. This takes time and will shred a sponge. So, Lemon It! Clean a cheese grater. Save sponges from getting shredded by wiping graters with a lemon before ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - The Three Touch Rule™

The Three Touch Rule™

At Clean and Pink we train our staff to use “The Three Touch Rule”™ which was the founder of Clean & Pink’s “Rule in Cleaning”™. This picture was captured when a Clean & Pink employee was responsible for dusting a room. When dusting, we dust, polish and buff when applicable to individual surface areas. The has all three in hand. ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Monday is a State of Mind

Monday is a State of Mind.

Cleaning out closets is never fun, however using old Shirts is a great way to clean moldy showers. If you have a shower with pink mold, soke the old shirt in the cleaning solution of your choice (Clean and Pink uses Shaklee Basic G’ Mold Defense) and lay the shirt on the effected area. Let is dwell (sit) for a ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - BASIC G is Clean and Pink’s Product of Choice

BASIC G is Clean and Pink’s Product of Choice

Owning a cleaning company surely has its challenges, but mold will always be a factor. This product is one of the best products for mold defense and is a Clean and Pink Staff Choice. Summer is mold season for showers and bathrooms sinks, tubs, and shower heads. Basic G is not a harsh product like bleach. Clean and Pink uses ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - 10 Cleaning Tips for Summer Maintenance

10 Cleaning Tips for Summer Maintenance

Clean the air conditioner filter. Clean & reverse the fan. Wash the windows. Get sudsy with the window screens. Clean the fridge. Clean and disinfect your trashcans starting with the Kitchen. Clear out the freezer. Clean out the drain and garbage disposal. Dispose of old canned goods in pantry. Clean return vents with warm Dawn and water. Cleaning Services in ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Spring Is Here, And So Are Dust Mites

Spring Is Here, And So Are Dust Mites

Spring Has Sprung in the midsouth and Memphis is a great place to be when popular flowers are in bloom. From Hydrangeas and Tulips to Hydrangeas, Violets, and Wisteria. Let’s not leave out the Magnolias and dogwoods, that cover Memphis, Midtown homes. With this beautiful time of year, make sure you are dusting regularly, what is out will come in ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Cleaning Your Refrigerator Shelves and Drawers

Cleaning Your Refrigerator Shelves and Drawers

1. First, remove and hand-wash removable refrigerator shelves, wire racks, and drawers in hot water and mild dish soap. 2. Cover stubborn food spills with a warm, wet cloth for a few minutes to soften the spills before removal with a nonabrasive scrubber. 3. Let any glass components warm up to room temperature before bringing them in contact with hot ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Floor Cleaning Tips for Spring

Floor Cleaning Tips for Spring

Cleaning the floors is my least favorite job of all, so I have gathered a few tips to help me get it done quickly and in the best manner.  Happy cleaning! Hardwood Flooring – If you have waxed Hardwood floors, you will want to stay away from liquid products and go with a duster and or a broom as often ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Cleaning With Vinegar

Cleaning With Vinegar

Note: The information contained in this document generally refers to table strength vinegar and is not intended to be inclusive and should only be used as a guide. Vinegar is well recognized as a cleaning agent. It is especially effective in removing inorganic soils and mineral deposits such as hard water films. It is also effective against a broad range ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Make Your Spring Cleaning Fun

Make Your Spring Cleaning Fun…

We have spent far more time in our homes than we are generally used to over the last few years and it is about time we brought some of the outside in!  Spring is the ideal time for getting things in order so that we do not spend all summer fussing over the house. Lets make a quick checklist to ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Spring Cleaning Thought of the Day

Spring Cleaning Thought of the Day

KEEP, Hold, Donate, Toss It is inevitable that many get the spring-cleaning bug, begin projects, organize closets, and hire someone to do a premiere cleaning from top to bottom, like Clean and Pink. Weather you hire some one or do it yourself keep a few simple things in mind… finish what you start. Take one project at a time. Don’t ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Lemon Week - Kitchen Operations Tips

Lemon Week – Kitchen Operations Tips

Welcome to this week’s Lemon week! Here for the week we will be discussing all things lemon. From cleaning to natural fresh air cleaning, to snacks and drinks- we at Clean & Pink have got you! Steam Clean Your Microwave Clean that stuck on food inside your microwave by steaming it first! You only need a bowl of lemon juice, ...

Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN - Mint Week - Cleaning with Toothpaste

Mint Week – Cleaning with Toothpaste

Hey everyone!  This week is our mint week, and to start us off Clean & Pink would like to give you all some wonderful tips and tricks to clean with toothpaste.  Toothpaste is mildly abrasive.  Therefore, it is great for scrubbing tough stains, but mild enough for things like your teeth enamel and to not scratch up your surfaces.  So, ...

Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN - Lipstick Stains

Lipstick Stains

Happy Valentine’s Day from everyone here at Clean & Pink!  We are here to remind you how much we love and cherish each and every one of you.  Now, let’s get straight to our exciting Valentine’s week!  For a holiday like this, you will want to look and feel your best.  Lipstick will be a lot of people’s go-to while ...

Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN - Hydrogen Peroxide

Hydrogen Peroxide

Hydrogen Peroxide Anyone…. This is a great alternative to cleaning with Bleach. Many people feel bleach is offensive. Bleaching toilet bowls with it may work, but also may give someone a headache. Hydrogen Peroxide is in a dark bottle for a reason and is only effective right out of its bottle. HP is a foaming agent and works well in ...

Does Homemade Detergent De-Icer Work? - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

Does Homemade Detergent De-Icer Work?

Clean and Pink located in Memphis, Tn. can get its fair share of winter weather- snow and ice. This past weekend the winter weather went to freezing temps, the rain followed and the snow came after. Though it didn’t stick around long, we found a tip on sidewalk ice…try it for yourself and you the judge. Rose Chilson shared this article from ...

Streak-Free Cleaning - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

Streak-Free Cleaning

To avoid streaking flat surfaces with grimey residue, clean surfaces from top to bottom while maintaining an S-shaped pattern with a cleaning cloth or sponge. The more commonly used circular method often works direct and grime back into surfaces which causes streaks. Cleaning Services in Memphis, Tennessee. Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services for: Residential Cleaning ...

Remove Stains With Shaving Cream - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

Remove Stains With Shaving Cream

I grabbed this image of the web site because I have only used this brand when using shaving cream to removes stubborn stains. YES, SHAVING CREAM. Got makeup on your shirt? Apply a dollop of shaving cream to a foundation stain. Let this dwell/ sit for a few minutes and then work the material to loosen. Let sit again for ...

Things You Should Pitch Before Starting a New In 2022 - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

Things You Should Pitch Before Starting a New In 2022

Pitch the old sponge: question….why do we hang on to the same sponges for over a month? You would think they cost 25$ per sponge. This sinky item hangs around way to long. Pitch them twice a month. BTW… Popping in the dishwasher, or microwave is for a “one more time use” not another week. They break down and are ...

New Year’s History: Festive Facts - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

New Year’s History: Festive Facts

What does “Auld Lang Syne” mean, and why do we sing the song at midnight on New Year’s Eve? “Auld Lang Syne,” the title of a Scottish folk song that many English speakers sing at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve, roughly translates to “days gone by.” The poet Robert Burns is credited with transcribing, adapting, and partially ...

Stop Sticking! - Memphis Cleaning Service

Stop Sticking!

You may have learned of this trick years ago. But if you have not, it will be one to remember. If you are tired of scraping stickers off your new stuff, use WD. Herman Ensey of Scottsbluff, Nebraska says, “Remove sticky price tags from glass by spraying with WD-40. “It works well.” You’ll be amazed at how the stickers come ...

Moldy Coffee Anyone? - Memphis Cleaning Service

Moldy Coffee Anyone?

Gross. Clean and Pink when cleaning your home will take the time to clean the outside of these electronics, but homeowners should know these things get moldy. Click Here for step by step instructions. Clean and Pinks quick guide- Unplug machine, place the removable parts in hot soapy dishwater, vinegar, or alcohol equal parts. Put back together and run vinegar ...

Oh Christmas Tree - Memphis Cleaning Service

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree

So, Thanksgiving will come and go, then it’s on to pulling out the Christmas décor. For most the Christmas Tree is a main event, for others it means a mess is about to occur from the front door to through the house leaving pine needs and sap marks on the hard wood floor! So, here’s the deal. Before Dad or ...

Clean Fireplace Doors - Memphis Cleaning Service

Clean Fireplace Doors

Everyone likes to cozy up next to a warm fire in the cold winter months, but the party foul might be, dirty fireplace doors. For me that’s a deal breaker. So get those clean before you and yours hang by the fire. Here is how- Mix 1/4 cup warm water, 1/4 cup white vinegar and 1/4 cup cornstarch in a ...

Try Laundry Stripping! - Memphis Cleaning Service

Try Laundry Stripping!

Think your sheets and towels are clean when you pull them out of the washing machine? Think again. Laundry stripping — soaking items in hot water, Borax, washing soda (also known as sodium carbonate and available at many retailers like Walmart, Target and Amazon) and laundry soap in your bathtub or washing machine — has become a huge trend. Viral ...

How to Clean a Cloth Headboard Without the Use of a Vacuum - Memphis Cleaning Service

How to Clean a Cloth Headboard Without the Use of a Vacuum

TIP: If you do not have a handheld vacuum, you can use a dry microfiber cloth. Simply place the microfiber around your hand tightly, or scrunch in the palm of your hand leaving enough to work with or use rubber bands around your hand to keep in place, your pick. The importance is that its secure and can be used ...

Pet Hair…. GET OUT OF MY RUGS! - Memphis Cleaning Service

Pet Hair…. GET OUT OF MY RUGS!

If you have pets, then you know the hair gets embedded in carpet or area rugs. You can find a long-handled squeegee at most chemical supply companies such as Home Depot. If you don’t have one in your city, check a local AutoZone. Use the squeegee as if you are raking the carpet. Using this technique, the hair will begin ...