10Aug 2016

History of Vacuums Vacuum cleaners seem like they have been in our world for a significant amount of time. And, they have been. Vacuum cleaners have been known by a variety of different names, but they all have the same goal: to use air as a vacuum to draw dirt and debris from floors or […]

03Aug 2016

Staying ahead of the grit, dust, and lint in your home can (literally) suck. So it’s important to choose a handy vacuum that works for you and your space. Since a good machine will run you at least $200, you should approach the appliance section with a clear head. If you have mostly bare floors: […]

27Jul 2016

Carpet Provides a Number of Great Benefits for Homes   Adds Beauty and Style You can choose from many thousands of carpet styles and colors. That means your ultimate choice will reflect how you want to personalize your living space. Carpet can be a neutral foundation, or it can be a focal point with vibrant […]

21Jul 2016

  Vacuuming 101   Proper vacuuming is the easiest and most effective way to keep your carpet clean. Regular vacuuming can also have the largest impact on the air you breathe. To get the most out of your vacuuming regime, remember these few easy tips: A quick once-over doesn’t do much. Slow and steady does […]

14Jul 2016

Everyone thinks wood floors are delicate and require special TLC, but nothing could be further from the truth. A polyurethane (not wax)-finished wood floor is a cinch to maintain, if you follow just a few easy guidelines. 1. Take your shoes off. I am a firm believer in taking my shoes off as soon as […]

07Jul 2016

So finally you’ve decided that you are going to try waxing the wood furniture in your home. What should you get, and where do you get it. When it comes to paste wax there are not that many choices available in a retail setting like your local big box store. I have personally only seen […]

30Jun 2016

Applying Paste Wax Many manufactures of furniture polishes and furniture care products always talk about wax build up. Some have even produced special products that eliminate wax build up. This is ridiculous because there is no such thing as wax build up. When you apply wax, you must remove approx. 99 percent of it when […]

23Jun 2016

      Paste wax is best used as a polish over an existing finish such as lacquer, varnish, shellac, polyurethane or even oil finishes. As mentioned, it will give you a little extra protection against scratches, but most modern finishes like polyurethane and newer lacquers and varnishes are very hard to begin with and […]

18Jun 2016

When you think about taking care of your wood furniture what do you think of? If you said paste wax you are right, not many people get that one right. This is something that isn’t talked about a lot in the cleaning bloguverse for reasons that escape me. Professional cleaners should know this and should […]