Cleaning Tips

How to make your home SPARKLE!

By Miriam / November 17, 2021 /

The holiday season is upon us, which means it’s time for family and friends to be inside your house…all the time…making messes… Here are some tips from our cleaning techs to make your home safe and sparkly this season: While this might be obvious, use stainless steel cleaner on your stainless steel appliances. It brings…

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The Many Uses of Dawn Dish Soap

By Miriam / October 21, 2021 /

The many uses of Dawn Dish Soap We at Sparkle & Shine love Dawn Dish Soap, because it is a gentle but powerful cleanser that doubles as a degreaser and a disinfectant. On top of that, it is environmentally friendly! Besides cleaning dishes, here are some of our favorite uses for Dawn: Sanitizing cleaner Mix…

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Getting Ready for Spring

By avalanche / April 1, 2019 /

Spring has sprung and it’s time to get your house in order! Here are some must do’s as we enter this new season: • Check your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Replace batteries if necessary. •Flip your ceiling fan switch so the blades rotate counter clockwise. As we FINALLY get warmer weather this will help…

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It’s Fall, Ya’ll!

By avalanche / September 19, 2018 /

We look forward to this time of year when we can pull out our sweaters, put logs on the fireplace, snuggle under cozy blankets, go apple picking with friends and eat pumpkin donuts. It’s Fall, y’all and we are here for all of it! If you’re looking for ideas on how to make your home…

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Tips to make Back to School Easier

By avalanche / August 2, 2018 /

Lazy days at the beach. Afternoons filled with bike rides and play. Bbq’s on the deck and s’mores by the camp fire. That’s what summer is here in West MI and many other places as well. Sadly, all of that will soon come to an end as the first day of school is quickly approaching.…

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The Dirtiest Job in the House

By avalanche / June 1, 2018 /

Your toilet brush has one of the dirtiest jobs in your home and cleans some of the most undesirable messes imaginable. Because of this, you want to ensure that what you’ve cleaned out of the toilet doesn’t linger on your toilet brush or it’s holder. After you’ve cleaned your toilet, rest the brush between the…

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Why You Should Close the Toilet Lid Before you Flush!

By avalanche / February 24, 2018 /

When you flush a toilet, the swirling water that removes your waste from the bowl also mixes with small particles of that waste, shooting aerosolized feces into the air.

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Take Those Shoes Off in the House!

By avalanche / January 9, 2018 /

We all have that friend who makes you take your shoes off in their home. It’s annoying, but there’s a good reason behind it. Wearing shoes in the house can track bacteria onto the carpet, as well as toxins and E. coli.

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