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Things to Consider When Hiring A Housekeeper

Posted by Nathan McKay

Dec 11, 2013 12:39:00 PM

housekeeping JacksonvilleIf you're considering a cleaning service to help keep your home tidy, there are a few things you should consider. Whether you're looking for one-time jobs like tile and grout cleaning in Jacksonville, or a full cleaning of your home on a regular basis, these points will help you make sure you find the right fit.

1. Determine How Much Help You Need

If your home generally stays clean, or you have the time and ability to handle most of the tasks yourself, you may be looking for someone to come in and help with targeted tasks and special projects. Spring cleaning, preparing for the holidays, or deep cleaning certain areas, like bathrooms and kitchens, are just some of the services you may want. If you're looking to cut down on the number of hours you spend every week cleaning, then a regularly scheduled, full-service cleaning is what you'll need.

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Topics: house cleaning, Housekeeping

Tips and Tricks for Carpet Cleaning

Posted by Nathan McKay

Dec 9, 2013 12:30:00 PM

carpet cleaning JacksonvilleKeeping your carpet clean is a never-ending battle. Dirt gets ground in when you walk across it, your pets have accidents, and the kids spill juice and drop messy food on it. And, with your hectic life, you don't have time to vacuum or spot clean it as often as you should. Carpet should have a lifespan of about 12 years, but in less than half that time, it can end up a stained and smelly eyesore. Before it's a lost cause, there are steps you can take to keep your carpet looking good.

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Topics: Carpet Cleaning, house cleaning, Maintenance, Housekeeping

15 Things You Should Clean More Often

Posted by Nathan McKay

Dec 8, 2013 2:06:00 PM

clean door knob in Jacksonville homeWe all know there are those things you should clean that just slip between the cracks, and really don't get =maintained as often as they should, things like carpet cleaning in your Jacksonville home. Here's a list of 15 items that you really shouldn't ignore, and how often they should be cleaned.

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Topics: Cleaning Blinds, Carpet Cleaning, house cleaning, Maintenance, house cleaning Jacksonville, blind cleaning Jacksonville, carpet cleaning Jacksonville

Tips for Cleaning Your Unique Area Rugs

Posted by Nathan McKay

Dec 5, 2013 12:23:00 PM

area rug cleaning JacksonvilleLet’s be honest, your area rugs are pretty special to you. You searched long and hard to find the perfect rugs that not only were the correct size, but also matched your color scheme and fit with the character of your home. It’s not surprising that you want to hold on to these rugs forever, but you’ll need to take really good care of them. Here are some tips from First Coast Home Pros to keep your unique area rugs looking fresh and new.

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Topics: Carpet Cleaning, house cleaning, Housekeeping

Tips on Staying Organized Through the Holidays

Posted by Nathan McKay

Dec 4, 2013 5:23:00 AM

clean house and tree JacksonvilleWith special events lined up at the Performing Arts Center, and our lighted boat parade advertised everywhere, there’s no escaping that the holiday season is on its way. House cleaning Jacksonville homes isn't on many minds, but it's an important preparation. If “decking the halls” equates to untangling tinsel for you, fear not. There are several ways to make decorating less stressful this time around, and even easier next year.

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Topics: Maintenance, home cleaning Jacksonville, Home Improvement

Wood Floor Care: Tips and Tricks

Posted by Nathan McKay

Dec 3, 2013 12:10:00 PM

wood floorsThere are many different options to choose from when you are choosing your flooring material; however, hardwood is one of the most popular choices, and for good reason. Hardwood provides a beautiful elegant look that fits any type of home design, from a more traditional style to a modern or contemporary look. If you decide to go with hardwood floors, then you’ll need to consider hiring a Jacksonville wood floor cleaning service every once in a while to keep your hardwood floors looking as good as new. If you don’t take care of your wood floors, they’ll end up wearing down over the years – thereby losing their luster and possibly even becoming damaged.

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Topics: Wood Floor Cleaning, house cleaning, Housekeeping

Get in Gear: Holiday Cleaning

Posted by Nathan McKay

Dec 2, 2013 10:16:00 PM

Guest BedroomThere may be no place like home for the holidays, but with a third of the nation traveling each holiday season, you're likely to have visitors. Since you want to make your guests feel welcomed, the best way is to have a clean home. You may be looking for a maid cleaning service in Jacksonville that can help you with the tough holiday cleaning, or you may try to do some of the work yourself.

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Topics: Cleaning Blinds, housekeeping Jacksonville, Window Cleaning, house cleaning, home cleaning Jacksonville, Tile and Grout Cleaning

Last-Minute Guests? Give the Appearance of Clean

Posted by Nathan McKay

Nov 24, 2013 10:16:00 PM

housekeeping JacksonvilleWith the holidays fast approaching, there will no doubt be lots of people coming and going from your home. Hopefully, most of your guests will be planned, giving you time to give your home a proper cleaning in Jacksonville. But what do you do when last minute guests arrive and your home is not ready?

By keeping a few simple tips in mind, you can give your home the appearance of clean, should you find yourself with those unexpected guests. These quick and easy tips are designed to give you enough time to do a quick once over of your home without your guest suspecting anything.  In fact, they just might be amazed by how you are able to keep your home looking so clean.

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Topics: Cleaning Blinds, housekeeping Jacksonville, house cleaning, blind cleaning Jacksonville

Holiday Cleaning Check List

Posted by Nathan McKay

Nov 22, 2013 10:30:00 PM

window cleaningThe 5 Day Holiday Scour

This checklist was created by First Coast Home Pros to provide professional quality results for home cleaning service in Jacksonville. If you have the time and all the materials, you can do all or just part of it.

Day 1:




      • Laundry

      • Mopping

      • Window washing



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Topics: Cleaning Blinds, housekeeping Jacksonville, Window Cleaning, house cleaning, window cleaning Jacksonville, blind cleaning Jacksonville

Fall Cleaning Checklist

Posted by Nathan McKay

Oct 22, 2013 3:14:00 PM

housekeeping JacksonvilleWhile winter in Jacksonville isn't harsh, fall should remind you that holidays are on their way and it's time to get some cleaning done, before things begin to get cold.

Fall is a great time for cleaning. Because it's much cooler, you won't find yourself exhausted in the heat. Outdoor chores such as raking leaves can be a fun experience for the whole family. It's also a good time to do some yearly indoor tasks such as pulling out seasonal clothes or purging papers.

Even though some fall cleaning should always be done by you, it doesn't mean that you have to do everything on your own. If you have cleaning chores on your list that you hate to do, have mobility issues or just plain don't have the time, a reputable cleaning service can help.

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Topics: housekeeping Jacksonville, Gutter Cleaning, Roof Cleaning, window cleaning Jacksonville, Tile and Grout Cleaning, Pressure Washing, Housekeeping, gutter cleaning Jacksonville

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