Getting Out Food Stains

Getting Out Food Stains- Memphis Cleaning Service

Many cleaning companies have employees who overlook the back-splash or wall behind the stove. Food splatter get missed, or the employee doesn’t know what to use to get the hard stain off the wall without scarring the wall. The best product to use on cleaning all surfaces painted, stained or not is Shaklee’s Basic G. It’s a natural product without …

Its Fall Ya’ll!

Its Fall Ya’ll! - Memphis Cleaning Service

For those Memphians that live in an older home with a non-working fireplace, this is a good tip. I personally live in Midtown Memphis, and many OLD midtown homes “show” with a non-functioning fire place. If you like fireplace décor, make it look real. No flame, no smoke. Stack the wood as a functioning fireplace and decorate the mantel throughout …

Summers End to the Beloved Tomato

Summers End to the Beloved Tomato - Memphis Cleaning Service

If you are from the South, then you probably experienced a tomato pie. My garden tomatoes are at the seasons end but I still have plenty left and need to do something before they turn. I turned to a recipe from a beloved lady named Mrs. Betty Lewis. A southern charmer and devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Betty would serve …

Benefits of Duct Cleaning Services

Benefits of Duct Cleaning Services - Memphis Cleaning Service

People dust and clean their homes regularly, but what is lurking in their registers and ducts? It is the unseen that can cause a home’s air quality to degrade and become unhealthy. The following are some of the benefits of hiring a professional duct cleaning service. Dust is removed from the duct system, preventing it from circulating through the air …

Grease spatter on my FAVORITE TOP!

Grease spatter on my FAVORITE TOP! - Memphis Cleaning Service

Ever think of using good old fashion chalk? Not colored or waxed chalk, such as sidewalk chalk. White, uncoated chalk can eliminate grease stains if treated properly. Keep handy in the kitchen like the pantry v/s the laundry room. Time is of the essence with this cleaning hack. Immediately rub stain with chalk let is absorb the grease, then wash. …

Use Isopropyl Alcohol as Disinfectant

Use Isopropyl Alcohol as Disinfectant - Memphis Cleaning Service

COVID SPIKE or not, germs are everywhere. Use 70% or 90%  Isopropyl alcohol and water – 1 part alcohol to 3 parts water. The smell is not as strong as Vinegar, another approved COVID disinfectant. For a list go to: https://bestlifeonline.com/houshold-cleaners-coronavirus/ Tablets and keyboards Cell Phones & Workplace desk phones. Bottom of purse, straps, or handles (this item sits on …

Zucchini Bread Recipe

Zucchini Bread Recipe - Memphis Cleaning Service

LOVE AND LEMONS EASY Zucchini Bread Recipe Clean and Pink’s Worthy Wednesday post is all about zucchini bread discovered on Love and Lemons web site. This is easy and delish. See Full Recipe Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services in the Memphis, Tennessee for: Residential Cleaning Services • Professional Residential Cleaning Services • Residential Home Sale …

August and The Gulf Coast

August and The Gulf Coast - Memphis Cleaning Service

What to watch for on Alabama/ Florida Gulf Coast. Hot temperatures, summer squalls and jellies! Be mindful that August is approaching. Watch water surroundings, lots of things in the water this time of year. Its jellyfish season and stingrays are plentiful. Shuffle your feet and make sure you have something handy to stop the sting of a jelly! I would …

Southern Staple Squash Casserole

Southern Staple Squash Casserole - Memphis Cleaning Service

INGREDIENTS 6 cups yellow squash, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 4 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 cup Gruyere cheese, grated 1/4 cup cheddar cheese, grated 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese, grated 1 cup butter crackers, crushed

To Sell or Not to Sell Your Home?

To Sell or Not to Sell Your Home? - Memphis Cleaning Service

Is this the time to ask this question? According to roofstock.com, Jeff Rohde discusses in his article the tip 10 Real Estate Market Trends for Investors to Monitor in 2021. Jeff’s article is full or references to support these trends. Trend #1: It Seems Unlikely That The Housing Market Will Crash in 2021 Trend #2: Mortgage Rates Are Holding Steady …

Bathroom Renovation

Bathroom Renovation - Memphis Cleaning Service

If you have been following this week’s posts, the focus has been bathrooms.  This is an example of how Clean and Pink cleans a bathroom (except for the towels- A customer instructed us not to handle their towels). The Clean and Pink way, is clean and pristine.

Cleaning versus Cleaning Management

Cleaning versus Cleaning Management - Memphis Cleaning Service

Traditionally, homes with an open floor plan require cleaning management. The definition of cleaning management means various things to people. Additionally, people have different ideas and expectations of what CLEAN means. At Clean & Pink Residential cleaning company, this picture represents our definition of CLEAN. Among many other things, the homeowner should be able to hold a business meeting in …

Keeping Your Kitchen Floors Clean

Keeping Your Kitchen Floors Clean - Memphis Cleaning Service

This floor is what I refer to as a speckled laminate wood floor. Flooring is really an individual preference but being the founder of Clean and Pink Residential Cleaning Company, keeping it clean is no easy trick.  Water is not a friend of anything but stone. Some experts recommend a dab of dawn and damp warm mopping pad will do …

Building Costs Skyrocket Over the Past 12 Months

Building Costs Skyrocket Over the Past 12 Months - Memphis Cleaning Service

Building material costs have soared 26.1% on average over the past 12 months, according to a recent survey of single-family builders asking how much costs have increased for the same house over the last year. It’s no coincidence that this same May survey for the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index reveals that a record number of builders reported material shortages across …

Anyone Wanna Go Back?

Anyone Wanna Go Back? - Memphis Cleaning Service

This is exactly what a Holiday weekend is for. The air fare is not as expensive as usual. We have some many beaches in the USA. If COVID apprehensive to get out the passports, Clearwater Florida is a great place to vacation. I lived there off of Gulf Boulevard, on the inter-coastal called Indian Rocks Beach a few miles south …

Picking Out Healthy Foods in the Grocery Store

Picking Out Healthy Foods in the Grocery Store - Memphis Cleaning Service

I like fresh grab and go food I can get at the grocery store. For more info on how to use and prepare, go to Elana Goldbergs, Goodnet.org – Top 10 healthy foods. This simple tip really helped! SPINACH BLACK BEANS WALNUTS BEETS AVOCADO DARK CHOCOLATE RASPBERRIES GARLIC LEMONS LENTILS

What Kind of Floors

What Kind of Floors - Memphis Cleaning Service

These floors are a type of manufactured waterproof floor.  I am not in the flooring business but at Clean and Pink, my company cleans all kinds of floors not limited to various stone, live stone to Brazilian woods, cement, manufactured, and glass with various seals or wax finishes.  Yikes, it can really be a science.  But for a first-time homeowner …

How to Build a Simple Crudité Board

How to Build a Simple Crudité Board - Memphis Cleaning Service

I like to support local markets, so for my family, a Saturday at the farmers market (in season) is a must. A lovely spring crudité board for the outside table is a clean and pink favorite. VEGGIES: Produce that catches your eye is where to start. Radishes, colored broccoli, carrots, colored tomatoes, pickled green beans, asparagus (see below) and roasted …

Invest in Life Insurance

Invest in Life Insurance - Memphis Cleaning Service

In a recent survey, 43% of Americans admitted they’d leave their loved ones behind nothing more than photos and memories. Life insurance can help provide reassurance that your family’s financial future will be taken care of. At Clean and Pink we understand the value of proper insurance which is why we use Lee Maddox at Farmers Insurance. https://www.maddoxinsured.com – (901) …

Paper Towel and Coat Hanger

Paper Towel and Coat Hanger - Memphis Cleaning Service

I use paper towels constantly when tidying up my home. It’s just they can be bulky to carry from room to room or from floor to floor.  I personally hang one upstairs and downstairs in the hall closets. I have them when and where I need them, and I don’t go low in the kitchen.  I am all about upcycling …

Spaghetti Candle Lighting Tip

Spaghetti Candle Lighting Tip - Memphis Cleaning Service

I don’t know about you, but I love to burn candles.  I love the smell and the ambience it creates in a room.  What I don’t like is when my favorite candles’ wick has gotten so short that I am unable to light it without burning myself or getting black residue all over my hands.  I also don’t like the …