Tuesday’s Clean Living Blog

 

The Clean Living Blog offers quality content on various topics from cleaning tips to health and wellness. New posts are added to the blog every Tuesday so stayed tuned for quality content!
Dust with Your Dryer - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Dust with Your Dryer

Blankets, pillows, slipcovers, drapes and other textiles trap household dust. Curtains and drapes, get dusty because they absorb moisture and dirt from the outside and act as a landing pad for dust from ceiling fans and air vents. A good idea for how to clean dust is to buy machine washable items and launder them twice a year. For non-machine ...

Eat Less Processed Foods - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Eat Less Processed Foods

Processed foods are any food item that has been canned, cooked, frozen, pasteurized, or packaged. Reducing your intake of these highly processed foods is one of the most effective ways to improve your health and enhance the quality of your diet. Eat fewer processed foods and sugar-sweetened beverages, especially those with added sodium and sugar. Eat less red meat and ...

Mental Health Wellness - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Mental Health Wellness

Living a healthy lifestyle involves more than physical health, it also includes your mental health. Here are some ideas for some ways you can support you mental health and well-being. Take a walk and reflect on what you see and hear at least several times per week. Get enough sleep, the CDC recommends the following by age group (naps inclusive); ...

Healthier Eating in the New Year - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Healthier Eating in the New Year

It’s admirable to want to eat better as the New Year begins, but don’t feel like you have to completely overhaul your diet. Too often, people make changes all at once, which can lead to “diet fatigue” and burn out. Instead, focus on making small changes at first that will make a big difference over time. Increase your vegetable intake. ...

Stay Healthy During This Holiday Season - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Stay Healthy During This Holiday Season

Here are some ideas to be healthier and keep fit during the holiday season: 1- Don’t sit down all day 2- Go easy on the booze 3- Don’t give yourself a Christmas stuffing! 4- Keep colds at bay 5- Don’t stress 6- Eat fruit 7- Do something for others 8- Think before you eat 9- Engage your brain 10- Be ...

A Solution to Keep Your Fireplace Clean - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

A Solution to Keep Your Fireplace Clean

Cleaning your fireplace can be a messy job if not done correctly. The ashes left behind in your fireplace tend to be very fine, which can easily become airborne. Proper care is important to prevent struggling with the thick black build-up inside your fireplace. It could potentially create breathing hazards inside your house. Tips to Clean Wood-Burning Fireplaces 1. Protect ...

Uses for Goo Gone, and Clean Up - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Uses for Goo Gone, and Clean Up!

If you have tricker treaters, many walk on the streets or side walks and step on stick candy or gum that has been “spit out”. Gross, and it travels. Goo Gone to the rescue! Awesome products tips tested and tried at Clean and Pink! #1 Removing Silly Putty or Slime from Carpet Goo Gone is great for removing silly putty ...

Halloween Candy Cleaning - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Halloween Candy Cleaning

Halloween Candy Anyone! Halloween candy can be very dirty. Multiple hands have been on wrapped candy form putting in the original bags, to taking out of the bags and putting in a large bowl for others to grab as they walk by before handing out. So at clean and pink this is how we keep bacteria out from under the ...

Add Aspirin to Your Laundry - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Add Aspirin to Your Laundry

ASPIRIN ANYONE… Try adding some aspirin to your washing machine; the result is amazing! Adding aspirin to your laundry can do wonders! Even with the best laundry detergents and wash cycles on modern washing machines, it’s nearly impossible to make sure white clothes stay white. Luckily, there’s such a thing as aspirin, and you’ve probably already got that in your ...

BenzaRid Disinfectant - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

BenzaRid Disinfectant

Clean and Pinks TOP PICK…… for an all-in-one disinfectant. Endorsed by The US Department of Homeland Security, and the EPA. Hospital-Grade, Household Ready. BenzaRid is a medical-grade broad-spectrum disinfectant that quickly and effectively cleans while being safe on common household and hospital surfaces. Cleaning Services in Memphis, Tennessee. Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services for: Residential ...

How Do Microfiber Cloths Work? - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

How Do Microfiber Cloths Work?

A Microfiber should not be used like a rag, they are much more than that! Because of the makeup of the microfibers, using microfiber cloths for cleaning can make housekeeping both easier and more effective. Cloths not made from microfiber tend to push dirt and gunk around on surfaces, so cleaning can be a real bear. The beauty of microfiber ...

Non-Toxic Cookware - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Non-Toxic Cookware

Clean and Pink cleans many dishes that are left in the sink from the morning rush to get out the door. One homeowner asked a great question, left on a piece of paper…” Hey Heather are the best pot/ pan set that doesn’t release toxins?  Food Network shared a few helpful brands. After doing a bit of research we agree. ...

Labor Day Clean Up - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Labor Day Clean Up

Clean and Pink will clean your house after the Labor Day activities. What we can’t do is clean your grill.  Below are a few suggestions on cleaning and maintaining your grill. Interior Care Check the gas or charcoal grill interior for damaged and worn parts. Clean the inside regularly. Grease, debris and even insects can keep a grill from working properly. Instructions Step 1 ...

Clean and Pinks Room-to-Room Fall cleaning DO’s - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Clean and Pinks Room-to-Room Fall cleaning DO’s

If you have a larger home, its important to get a head start on room-to-room cleaning and organizational tasks before the Holidays. During the winter months, many stay indoors while enjoying the comfort and beauty of their investment, the home. Follow these steps and you will be ahead of the curve. And if you don’t want to, call Clean and ...

Clean Living Lifestyle Change - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Clean Living Lifestyle Change

Change 3 things you do each week, endorsing healthy living…..and make it a habit. Here are a few examples… 1. Sweat several times per week This is kept very general for a reason. Not everybody likes a traditional “workout regime” and I’m a big believer in finding what works for you and doing that. If you love hiking until you ...

Cleaning Habits from a Pro! - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Cleaning Habits from a Pro!

With these habits, a tidy home won’t be any trouble! You probably know a person whose home always seems to be neat and tidy. On the one hand, we really admire these people, but on the other hand… always cleaning and tidying doesn’t seem like fun to us at all. But did you know you can make sure your home ...

Edamame Health Benefits - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Edamame Health Benefits

“Oh My Edamame……” Rich in vitamins and minerals May lower cholesterol May promote healthy blood sugar regulation High in protein May reduce the risk of breast cancer in some populations May reduce menopausal symptoms May reduce the risk of prostate cancer Might reduce bone loss Cleaning Services in Memphis, Tennessee. Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - White Walls

White Walls

This kitchen is a cleaning technician’s worst nightmare. Any way you look at it, kitchens require a masterful eye, and knowledge of product. This kitchen would take Clean and Pink professionals 4-5 hours to clean with 2 people. This homeowner hired us to clean prior to putting up for sale. IF you have a home and want your kitchen to ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - The Definition of Housekeeping

The Definition of Housekeeping

Housekeeping – Noun. The management of household affairs. Housekeeping – The routine tasks that must be done in order for a system to function or to function efficiently. Clean and Pink has been cleaning homes in Memphis for over 12 years. Using premiere technology, product, and equipment, Clean and Pink’s trademarked and proprietary policies and procedures makes cleaning, “a science ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Prebiotics and Probiotics for Your Health

Prebiotics and Probiotics for Your Health

Learn the difference between a probiotic and a prebiotic — and why you need them both. Prebiotics Prebiotics are specialized plant fibers. They act like fertilizers that stimulate the growth of healthy bacteria in the gut. Prebiotics are found in many fruits and vegetables, especially those that contain complex carbohydrates, such as fiber and resistant starch. These carbs aren’t digestible ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Mold Mold Go Away

Mold Mold Go Away

At Clean and Pink, our mantra is that cleaning is a “Science not a chore” ™. A health hazard in a home is mold. This is one reason Clean and Pink provides weekly and bi-weekly cleaning. Keeping your home disinfected by routine cleaning keeps the family safe. Force back mold especially in the showers. Keep your showers dry after use ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Watermelon, Cobia, Corn, and Mint Salad

Watermelon, Cobia, Corn, and Mint Salad

This summer Salad is Clean and Pinks “clean-living-choice”. It’s easy, delicious and pretty. Ingredient Checklist • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing • One 3/4-pound skinless cobia fillet (about 1 inch thick) • Kosher salt • Pepper • 1 small poblano chile • 2 ears of corn, in the husk, soaked in water for 1 hour • ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Summer Super Foods

Summer Super Foods

Summer is not the time to feel bloated or heavy, especially in the south- ITS HOT! Here are a few suggestions that are low in carbs and sugars. If you don’t know what Cruciferous veggies are click here.  Our Top Keto-Friendly Superfoods for Immune Health Leafy greens. Leafy greens, including spinach, lettuce, kale, collard greens, arugula and chard, are very ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Be Good to Yourself, Go Very Berry!

Be Good to Yourself, Go Very Berry!

To get you started, WebMD went to eight health experts in fields such as diet, fitness, stress, vision, and oral health. We asked them this: If you could only suggest one simple change this season to boost personal health, what would one be? Give Your Diet a Berry Boost If you do one thing this summer to improve your diet, ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Healthy BBQ Ideas

Healthy BBQ Ideas

You don’t have to cut your favorite foods from the standard barbeque menu to make it a healthier barbeque. Include Fruits and Vegetables There are lots of different ways to add fruits and vegetables to the menu. It can be as simple as having a fruit and vegetable tray with dips that make them more fun to eat. A smoothie ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Kiwi-Strawberry Spinach Salad

Kiwi-Strawberry Spinach Salad

Eating Spring Greens  is a wonderful way to cleans during the spring season.  Greens are a good way to feed the body needed nutrients after the winter Months.  This Salad is spring favorite and simple to toss together. Ingredients 1/4 cup canola oil 1/4 cup raspberry vinegar 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon paprika 2 green onions, ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

The American Lung Association says poor indoor air quality can lead to infections and lung cancer. And according to Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, 70 percent of participants surveyed are concerned about indoor air quality. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the concentration of certain pollutants is often two to five times higher indoors than outdoors. The best ways ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - 4 Air Purifying Plants for The Home

4 Air Purifying Plants for The Home

One of the first plants I was ever able to keep alive for more than a few months was a Peace Lily. I find them to be beautiful as well as easy to grow. They are poisonous to cats and dogs so keep them a safe distance from the animals. I just love the fullness of the Dieffenbachia. (I love ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Cherry Juice for Spring!

Cherry Juice for Spring!

Cherry Juice has so many wonderful benefits for your health besides its deliciousness.  Make sure to get the 100% juice variety with no added sugar or sweeteners. Helps normalize your metabolism – some studies have shown that the red color of the flavonoids helps the fight against obesity Boost your immunity response – flavonoids can also help to fight infection. ...

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Ideas For Your Front Porch

Ideas For Your Front Porch

Now that you have done some spring cleaning, here are some ideas for your front porch to give you a new look! Cleaning Services in Memphis, Tennessee. Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services for: Residential Cleaning Services • Professional Residential Cleaning Services • Residential Home Sale Cleaning Services