How to Remove Red Kool-Aid Stains

How to Remove Red Kool-Aid Stains - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Back to school can cause spills while rushing out the door. Note: Using a wet/dry vac can be used for extraction instead of a towel. Wondering how to get red stains out of carpet? The reason why Kool-Aid stains are difficult to eliminate on carpet, or upholstery is the presence of dyes. Kool-Aid has the ability to stain your carpet; …

How Often Should You Clean?

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

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 …

What is Housekeeping Anyway?

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - Kitchen Cleaning Tips!

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 …

What is Housekeeping Anyway?

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - 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 …

Lemon It!

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - 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 …

The Three Touch Rule™

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - 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. …

Monday is a State of Mind.

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - 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 …

BASIC G is Clean and Pink’s Product of Choice

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - 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 …

10 Cleaning Tips for Summer Maintenance

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - 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 …

Spring Is Here, And So Are Dust Mites

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - 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 …

Cleaning Your Refrigerator Shelves and Drawers

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - 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 …

Floor Cleaning Tips for Spring

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - 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 …

Cleaning With Vinegar

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - 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 …

Make Your Spring Cleaning Fun…

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - 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 …

Spring Cleaning Thought of the Day

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - 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 …

Lemon Week – Kitchen Operations Tips

House Cleaning Service, Memphis - 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, …

Mint Week – Cleaning with Toothpaste

Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN - 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, …

Lipstick Stains

Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN - 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 …

Hydrogen Peroxide

Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN - 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?

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

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

Streak-Free Cleaning - Cleaning Service in Memphis, TN

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

Stop Sticking! - Memphis Cleaning Service

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?

Moldy Coffee Anyone? - Memphis Cleaning Service

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, Oh Christmas Tree

Oh Christmas Tree - Memphis Cleaning Service

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

Clean Fireplace Doors - Memphis Cleaning Service

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!

Try Laundry Stripping! - Memphis Cleaning Service

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

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

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!

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

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 …

A Clean Shower is a Happy Shower!

A Clean Shower is a Happy Shower! - Memphis Cleaning Service

This is a Clean and Pink Client shower, we clean every other week. Training the staff to clean the shelves, bottles, and razor handles is constant with each new hire, but what a difference it makes! Thank you Autumn and Kayley. Happy Showering Clean and Pink customers! Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services in the Memphis, …

Cleaning the White Space

Cleaning the White Space - Memphis Cleaning Service

In master baths such as this one, its easy to overlook dried hairspray, or product dribbles on the floor, vanity or even on the shower floor. The flooring is all the same color, and the tiles are large cuts, so the grout becomes more camouflaged. The best way to clean this type of flooring is with a mixture of one …

What Does Labor Day Mean?

What Does Labor Day Mean? - Memphis Cleaning Service

Labor Day 2021 will occur on Monday, September 6. Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers and is traditionally observed on the first Monday in September. It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in 1894. Labor Day weekend also symbolizes the end of summer for …

A Must Have Cleaning Tool!

A Must Have Cleaning Tool! - Memphis Cleaning Service

Clean and Pink has been using this tool, strategically for a decade. This tool has been around for over 75 years. Read about it, its abrasive and can only be used on certain things. Demo small areas before using and wear gloves. The pumice rock is abrasive. I use on toilets and rust areas in bathrooms. Experienced cleaning companies such …

The FUNCK That Lives On Your Keyboards

The FUNCK That Lives On Your Keyboards - Memphis Cleaning Service

Get out the vinegar. It’s a disinfectant that kills Coronavirus. Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health tested various keyboards and found that they contained strains of everything from Bacillus (which can cause a host of diseases) to Staphylococcus aureus (which can cause upper respiratory tract infections). To disinfect your keyboard, use a toothbrush with one part vinegar to one …

When Cleaning Don’t Get Overwhelmed

When Cleaning Don’t Get Overwhelmed - Memphis Cleaning Service

Clean and Pink cleans numerous high-end homes on a weekly basis. For these homeowner’s cleaning is top priority and expectations are high. Cleaning this home must be scientific, scheduled, outlined, and managed. Clean and Pink recommends cleaning weekly. The cleaning can move at a rapid pace with little error ratio. Tip: Ceilings, especially textured ones, can be a pain to …

Pressure Stinks!

Pressure Stinks - Memphis Cleaning Service

If your Instant Pot sealing ring smells or is stained, soak it in with a mixture of vinegar and water in your sink, a sheet pan, or any other vessel in your kitchen. Let it soak for as long as you want (an hour is great if you can spare the time), wash it with dish soap, and leave it out …

Magnificent Cleaning Jobs

Magnificent Cleaning Jobs - Memphis Cleaning Service

Magnificent cleaning jobs are done by an expert cleaner.  One who is not looking at cleaning as a chore but rather a science. This is exactly how I started Clean and Pink Cleaning Company, 11 years ago. My mantra being “it’s a science not a chore”™. The science is proper cleaning technique and understanding products. This shower door had permeated …

In Honor of our Hero’s

In Honor of our Hero's - Memphis Cleaning Service

Wishing all a very happy and safe 4th of July week. Observation today, Monday July 5th. Remember what it is…. that you stand for. If nothing else, be kind in all you do. In loving kindness, remember everyone that served for this flag, with this flag and under this flag. We thank you! On behalf of Clean and Pink HAPPY …