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

The best way to keep your wood floors in great shape is to sweep or vacuum daily to minimize the amount of debris that could become worn into the finish, says VanAuken. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Charles G. of Hollins, Va.)
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Once your grout is clean, keep it that way by getting rid of its worst enemy: the mop bucket. (Photo courtesy of Christopher B. of Fort Myers, Florida)
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