Better Cleans Blog

  • 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be Embarrassed to Hire a Housecleaner

    Asking for help is hard, especially when it comes to looking after something as important as your home. We live in a society that values being able to “do it all,” and as a result, we often feel ashamed when we need time off, whether we’re taking a vacation from work, getting a babysitter for the weekend, or hiring housecleaning help. This is unfortunate, because making time for rest and relaxation isn’t just good for your health – it’s absolutely necessary if you want to maintain peak performance. Below, we’ll explore five ways that using our Milwaukee cleaning services can...
  • Top 7 Ways to Elevate Your Dining Room Decor

    As the pandemic begins to recede, we’re all longing for the days when we could freely entertain friends and family in our dining rooms. Though it may take a few more months for that to happen, there’s never been a better time to update your dining room décor: With few guests to worry about right now, you can focus on rearranging and revamping your dining area to your heart’s content. Home improvement projects are also a great way to pass the time, stay productive, and prepare for the future with hope and optimism.   In this article, we’ll discuss seven easy, affordable...
  • Keeping the Entryway Clean: Eliminating Dirt & Clutter in the Busiest Part of the House

    Your front entryway welcomes guests into your home and it’s the first area that greets you when you return from work at the end of the day. Unfortunately, it’s also where dirt and allergens start infiltrating your residence: Studies show that up to 80% of the dirt and debris in a building enters through the front door. From there, we spread it around the house on our socks, shoes, and clothing. This is especially true during the cold Milwaukee winter, when road salt, snow, and wet conditions make tracking extra mud and grit into the house unavoidable.   While hiring professional housecleaners...
  • Essential Household Cleaning Equipment: A Master List of the 10 Best Cleaning Tools

    Cleaning equipment has come a long way in recent years: From robot vacuums to microfiber cloths, modern housekeepers have a stunning array of options to choose from. Though this is a great thing in many ways, it also makes selecting the right tools for your needs more complicated and confusing. If you’re still learning how to clean, it’s easy to get taken in by expensive gimmicks or miss buying equipment you actually need. In the guide below, we’ll cover the most cost-effective and useful cleaning tools of 2020 so you can make educated purchasing decisions. Alternately, if you’d rather hire professional...
  • How House Cleaning Burns Calories and Keeps You Fit

    As the weather turns colder, many of us are looking for ways to exercise indoors. Not only does staying fit over the winter help prevent holiday weight gain, research shows that maintaining a regular exercise schedule combats depression and anxiety – making it a perfect cure for the “winter blues.” Fortunately, you don’t need a gym membership to keep up with this healthy habit during the cooler months: Routine household chores can provide a practical, accessible way to burn calories and build muscle tone.   In this article, we’ll cover some of the best chores for staying fit and give you tips...
  • Learning to clean – A Beginner’s Guide

    Have you just moved into your own place, only to discover that you have no idea how to clean it properly? You aren’t alone: Today, kids in the US have three times more homework than they can handle, and chore participation is at an all-time low. As such, many American children don’t learn essential cleaning skills at home, which leaves them ill-equipped to tackle basic housekeeping as adults. The good news? By breaking cleaning down into manageable chunks and using the expert tips below, you can quickly come up to speed. Step One: Buy Your Supplies Nothing is more frustrating than starting...