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.

Carpet Cleaning

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Home OrganizationHouse Cleaning
Don't tackle spring cleaning without devising a plan of attack first.
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House Cleaning
A little cleaning goes a long way in terms of staying healthy.
Some paint finishes are easier to clean than others. It's always a good idea to test a small area first. (Photo courtesy of Timothy M. of Wakefield, North Carolina)
Interior PaintingHouse Cleaning
Eggshell-painted walls clean up pretty easily if you’re fairly gentle in your approach. Don’t scrub overly hard, or you may create discolored or faded areas.
natural cleaning supplies: corn starch, baking soda, salt, club soda, white vinegar
House Cleaning
You can make your own natural cleaning supplies from common household ingredients.
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House Cleaning
Don't have time to clean your whole house? Check out an abbreviated to-do list featuring the top tasks to tackle.
 
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