Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

May you celebrate the thanksgiving day with love in your heart, prosperous vision in your mind, and gratitude in your being. Thanksgiving wishes to everyone from Clean & Pink! 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

A Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dish

A Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dish - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Roasted Sweet Potato & Brussels Sprouts Salad This is a really healthy Thanksgiving side dish recipe, and perfect if you need a last minute idea! This delicious combination of roasted brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes, and grains are topped with a creamy apple vinaigrette and is the most delicious healthy holiday side dish. Ingredients 3 medium sweet potatoes 7 ½ tablespoons …

Autumn Apple Bourbon Fizz

Autumn Apple Bourbon Fizz - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

If you like apple butter, this is the perfect fall drink for you and it is simple to make! Ingredients orange wedges for the glass 1/2 cinnamon + 1 tablespoon sugar for the rim 3 tablespoons apple butter 2 ounces bourbon pinch of cinnamon 4 to 6 ounces chilled ginger ale or ginger beer fresh figs for garnish Instructions 1 …

Packing Tips for Fall Travel

Packing Tips for Fall Travel - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

1. Wear your boots, coat, and hat on the plane. 2. Utilize tights and leggings. Packing dresses is a great packing hack for summer months, but dresses work equally well in the fall. Adding leggings or tights to go with a long-sleeved dress doesn’t take much room in your bag and is much lighter than packing several pairs of jeans …

A Solution to Keep Your Fireplace Clean

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

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 …

Microwave Your Cloths and Sponges

Microwave Your Cloths and Sponges - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

When you are doing that touch up cleaning between the times Clean & Pink comes to clean, make sure your sponges and cloths are stay sterile. Pop your wet sponge or cloth in the microwave for 30 seconds to remove any bacteria. If you don’t have a microwave, you can also put your cleaning cloths in the washing machine. Try …

Candy Corn Martini

Candy Corn Martini - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Keep your dentist on speed dial. If you’re not one of those people who think candy corn tastes like plastic (which, it doesn’t and it’s everyone else who’s wrong), then you need to try this martini. This beverage features homemade candy corn-infused vodka, ginger beer, pineapple juice and tonic water before it’s garnished with cotton candy (YUP, WE SAID COTTON …

Halloween Safety

Halloween Safety - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to the safety of those little trick-or-treaters. Fortunately, there are lots of easy things parents and kids can do to stay safe on the spookiest of holidays. Hard Facts about Halloween Safety On average, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and …

Uses for Goo Gone, and Clean Up!

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

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 …

Coconut Oil to Remove Make-Up

Coconut Oil to Remove Make-Up - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Its almost Halloween… Or Hallowscream, when you can’t get all the make up off that you wore the night before! Yikes, who wants to go to a meeting with left over make-up! Want a tip, here is how to remove it with ease. SWAP YOUR MAKEUP REMOVER WITH COCONUT OIL TO SIMULTANEOUSLY SOOTHE YOUR SKIN. According to special effects makeup …

Witches Brew Cocktail

Witches Brew Cocktail - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

All Witches… take flight! Make this fun witches brew cocktail for a Halloween party! It could also be called a purple people eater drink! Ingredients • 1 oz vodka • ½ oz lime juice • 2 oz Raspberry liqueur • 2 oz Sprite • 1 tsp. Silver Cake shimmer • 1 drop purple food coloring Instructions 1. In a large …

Halloween Trivia

Halloween Trivia - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Halloween Trivia – test your knowledge. Question: Where does the term “jack o’lantern” come from? Answer: The term “jack o’lantern” originates from an Irish folktale about a cheap man named “Stingy Jack” who made a deal with the devil. Question: Where is the world’s longest haunted house? Answer: The Haunted Cave in Lewisburg, Ohio, is a whopping 3,564 feet long and located 80 feet …

Halloween Candy Cleaning

Halloween Candy Cleaning - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

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 …

16 Practical Uses For Nail Polish Remover

16 Practical Uses For Nail Polish Remover - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Keep your patent shoes shiny Clean your china teacups Remover permanent marker marks Uses for acetone in the bathroom Clean paint from windows Use nail polish remover to dissolve superglue Smooth minor scratches on your watch Sanitize your beauty tools with acetone nail polish remover Get rid of ink stains Remove stubborn stickers from glass and metal Nail varnish can …

Sober October

Some of us, challenge ourselves by saying “no” to Alcohol before the holiday season hits. Many friends do a cleans, diet, or just want to lay off because the Holidays are approaching…. Whatever the reason for the season this Mocktail is delish! Its an awesome after dinner drink. Ingredients For the mocktail: • 5 oz. organic no pulp orange juice …

Remove Grease Stains from Your Clothes

Remove Grease Stains from Your Clothes - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

GOT MILK? Here is a way to remove grease stains from your clothes. When you’re cooking it up in the kitchen or eating an elaborate dinner, chances are you might accidentally spill something greasy on your clothes. It can be difficult to clean grease stains, even if you try to rinse away the stain with water as quickly as possible …

Add Aspirin to Your Laundry

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

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 …

Dishwasher Tablets Can Do It All

Dishwasher Tablets Can Do It All - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Most people just use dishwasher tablets in the dishwasher, which is understandable. But did you know you can also use them to clean your deep fryer? And there are many more things you can use them for! Here is how it works: Deep fryer One of the most annoying chores we can think of is cleaning our deep fryer. It’s …

Vodka Isn’t Just for Drinking

Vodka Isn’t Just for Drinking - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

When you think about vodka, chances are you start thinking about what types of drinks you could make with it. Perhaps when you are dealing with a mold infestation you are thinking that you need a stiff drink. While you can pour yourself a vodka drink to help you deal with the issue, also consider pouring some of that alcohol …

The Power of Hydrogen Peroxide

The Power of Hydrogen Peroxide - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

We use this household product on ourselves when we have a cut or scrape. Some people use to clean their ears with it, and some people swirl it in their mouths when the have a mouth sore or tooth infection. It’s a natural whitener which is why its an active ingredient in toothpaste. But Clean and Pink uses this fabulous …

BenzaRid Disinfectant

BenzaRid Disinfectant - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

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 …

Weekly Cleaning Schedule

Weekly Cleaning Schedule - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Weekly cleaning schedule so your house stays clean! OR……if you don’t want to clean your house, call the professionals at Clean and Pink we will do it for you! 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

New Year’s Eve Punch

New Year’s Eve Punch - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

PUNCH IS ALL THE RAVE FOR NEW YEARS EVE PARTIES, and look its clean and pink! What’s better than a glass of champagne this New Year’s Eve? Punch, that’s what. We’re not talking about some sad sea of melted ice cubes with floating pieces of tropical fruit. Punch is back and cooler (and stronger!) than ever. This recipe, which includes …

A Shoe Organizer Isn’t Just for Shoes!

A Shoe Organizer Isn’t Just for Shoes! - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Most of us store these products under the kitchen sink. IF you have a small home saving space is key. If you have the door space for a shoe rack you can use the under the sink space for larger pots, pans and cutting boards. Cleaning Services in Memphis, Tennessee. Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services …

How Do Microfiber Cloths Work?

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

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 …

In Memory of Queen Elizabeth II

In Memory of Queen Elizabeth II

Clean & Pink are sending our formal condolences to the royal family and our thoughts are very much with them, and their loved ones, at this difficult time. The Queen has been an inspirational figurehead and moral leader and has given great comfort to those in need throughout the years of her reign. She will be sorely missed by so …

We Raise Our Glass

We Raise Our Glass - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

This week, Clean and Pink celebrates the life of Queen Elizabeth, the matriarch of her family. She will be missed and never forgotten. On clean and pinks Thirsty Thursday posts, we raise our glass “Cheers” to a life of public service. Well done exceptional Lady, well done! Cleaning Services in Memphis, Tennessee. Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and …

Pine-Sol Cleaner

Pine-Sol Cleaner - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Clean and Pink uses a cap full of this product in a custom clean and pink solution for color, and sent. We get asked a lot about Pine Sol and if it is an effective cleaner. So here it is….. Pine Sol is a disinfectant and has a very strong scent. Hiring a cleaning company with specialized product and services …

Non-Toxic Cookware

Non-Toxic Cookware - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

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. …

Don’t ZEP it, ZAP it!

Don’t ZEP it, ZAP it! - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

For those stubborn bathroom stains, rust, or crystalized hard water stains and industrial clean is probably recommended. If you don’t want to hire our professionals and want to “do it yourself”, then we recommend a product called ZAP, Cleaner and Restorer. Its intense so don’t breathe in the fumes. Wear a mask and gloves. Dilute is a spray bottle and …

Over Served

Over Served - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Clearly this man was over served…… But is the Bathroom seems to be pretty clean! 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

Hiring Practices for Small Business

Hiring Practices for Small Business - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Cleaning companies need to crack down on hiring practices. A few years ago, we called multiple services in Memphis and beyond, to find that a phone interview was done, and a start date given. WHAT??? No background checks, drug, or criminal checks? That’s it? Last week, a college of mine interviewed over the phone, was given a start date to …

Labor Day Clean Up

Labor Day Clean Up - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

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 …

Summertime Screwdriver

Summertime Screwdriver - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Don’t Drink and Clean… If you feel that company may come over Labor Day, you could turn off your lights, and have the party by candlelight, or you can call Clean and Pink to come clean your house while you and your friends enjoy this summertime screwdriver. This is a Labor Day favorite. Many people on Labor Day weekend enjoy …

Fall Tips for Outside of The Home

Fall Tips for Outside of The Home - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Each year, we scurry around to make sure to get all the outside chores done before winter and the Holidays. If you are a new homeowner, below are a few tips you can do now to make seasonal changes a bit easier. OUTSIDE THE HOME: Check the caulking and weather seals around doors and windows Check the dryer exhaust pipe …

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

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

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 …

The Basic Fall Cleaning Check List!

The Basic Fall Cleaning Check List - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Clean and Pink can help you keep your clean and organized. Fall is the perfect season to get your home clean and cozy for winter and the holiday season and complete household chores that may have been neglected during summer vacations. The heat of summer has passed, and the weather is still mild enough to be outdoors to make sure …

Instead of Cleaning the House

Instead of Cleaning the House - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

Don’t have your guests over in the dark…. that’s just weird. If this is the way you feel, no problem clean and pink has it covered. Call us, we will clean so you can turn the lights back on. Cleaning Services in Memphis, Tennessee. Clean & Pink offers the following cleaning and professional services for: Residential Cleaning Services • Professional …

Choosing Healthy and Active Lifestyle for Kids

Choosing Healthy and Active Lifestyle for Kids - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

The kids are back in school. Start the year off right and encourage your kids to create Healthy Habits. Below are suggestions from a program designed by New York Presbyterian called Chalk and its taken off. For more visit www.nyp.org/chalk 10 Healthy Habits Be physically active every day Eat plenty of vegetables and some fruit every day Get enough sleep …

Clean Living Lifestyle Change

Clean Living Lifestyle Change - House Cleaning Services, Memphis TN

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 …