House cleaning is not fun, but it has to be done. From daily tidy-ups to weekly scrubbing and the ever-popular annual spring cleaning, the hassles of maintaining a clean home is never-ending.

Many people are happy or willing to do this job themselves, but some hire professional house cleaners to do get the tough stains out.  It's always smart to get at least 3 quotes from local house cleaner near you in order to ensure you are getting a fair market value.  Not every cleaning service charges the same way and it's good to find a company that fits the needs of the house or area to be cleaned.

In some cases, a specialiy cleaner may be required.  Professionals that clean carpets, floors, windows, roofs, pavement, and other areas of the home should be evaulated on their own instead of with regular home cleaners.  In order to find the best services for the job, it's smart to read reviews and check ratings before hiring any local cleaner to work in a home.  Angie's List provides real reviews and ratings of professional cleaning services in your area.

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Seeking professional help can make it easier to quit smoking. (Photo by Steve Mitchell)
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Dear Angie: — What type of service provider should I hire to remove cigarette smoke smell and residue from a house?
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There's no better way to start your day than with a delicious fruit smoothie, but if you don't clean your blender regularly, you'll be mixing dirt and old food bits into your banana-flavored concoction! Keep your smoothies and frozen cocktails tasting great with a quick blender cleaning.

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Learning proper ladder safety will reduce your risk of injury when you are tackling those hard to reach home maintenance projects. Each year there are more than 164,000 emergency room injuries in the U.S.

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You've probably heard that a hot cup of tea is good for your body and soothes your soul, but did you know that it can also help you make a greener home?

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In matters of laundry machines, it's usually what goes on inside that counts. But nothing is worse than removing a clean load of laundry only to accidently dirty it up again by setting it on a detergent puddle you didn't notice.