Wool Dryer Balls To The Rescue: Stop Using Dryer Sheets!
Dec13

Wool Dryer Balls To The Rescue: Stop Using Dryer Sheets!

Why would I want to stop using dryer sheets to soften my clothes? Let’s start with how bad dryer sheets really are for you and your family. We are exposed to a vast amount of toxins every day. You can’t remove everything from your life that may be toxic, but you can control what you put in and on your body. There have been studies that have looked at the chemicals that go into making a dryer sheet. Manufacturers don’t have to disclose...

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House Cleaning Tips: Do you Feel Like Your House Is Always Messy?
Dec08

House Cleaning Tips: Do you Feel Like Your House Is Always Messy?

Do you feel like your house is messy all the time? Piles of stuff everywhere? Endless clutter, dishes in the sink and toys spread throughout the house. This can feel like a messy house which will affect your mood and how you feel about your home. You don’t have to have a messy house! You can move out of feeling out of control to being in control of your home. Here are some House Cleaning Tips to help you get started on the right...

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10 Of The Most Forgotten Spots in House Cleaning: Did you remember?
Nov29

10 Of The Most Forgotten Spots in House Cleaning: Did you remember?

When you clean the home, the most common things on the list are the items that get used on a regular basis. The kitchen, bathroom, living room and bedrooms are all areas of the house that need to be cleaned regularly. What about those pesky spots that you forget about? What! You forgot to clean something? Well, it happens to all of us. When you are cleaning your home, the most important items on the list get cleaned first.  Here are...

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5 Ways to use Baking Soda for everyday cleaning
Nov20

5 Ways to use Baking Soda for everyday cleaning

Most cleaning products today are packed with chemicals, perfumes and toxins that are not good for your body. These cleaners are not only bad for your health but are terrible for the environment. In a previous article “Top 5 Chemical Free, Plant Based Cleaners you can learn more about some great cleaners that are safe for you and your family. Today we are going to focus on Baking Soda. Most people think of Baking Soda for cooking, but...

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4 Ways to Overcome the Spread of Germs in the Workplace
Nov10

4 Ways to Overcome the Spread of Germs in the Workplace

All of us at one time or another have been at the office and hear someone around us cough. When we are all locked away behind closed windows and not getting fresh air, it is easy for viruses and bacteria to spread. Your office can become a petri dish (perfect breeding ground) for the spread of illness throughout your workforce. Here are some practical tips on how to prevent the spread of germs in the workplace. 1. Stay Home! Lets...

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How much does a professional cleaning service cost for my home?
Nov03

How much does a professional cleaning service cost for my home?

How much does it really cost to hire a professional cleaner? According to home.costhelper.com a one-time cleaning of a 900 square foot home can cost anywhere from $74 to $200. If you ramp the service up to a bi-weekly cleaning of the same square footage which is about a 5 room apartment or house the cost will be between $149-$400. Keep in mind that these are only estimates. There are a lot of factors that go into what the final cost...

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Five Festive Ways To Decorate Your Upper Valley Home
Oct28

Five Festive Ways To Decorate Your Upper Valley Home

This week has been a little chillier as the temperature moves closer to the winter season. It's time to dress up and stay warm outside. But that is not what we are going to talk about today. This article is about dressing up your home for the fall season. Here are five ways to decorate your Upper Valley Home.    1 Leaf Garland PHOTO BY PAPERSOURCE.COM This garland made from felt and gives you a super easy way to decorate the...

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How To Cleanup Halloween Pranks: Egging, Toiletpaper, Etc.
Oct20

How To Cleanup Halloween Pranks: Egging, Toiletpaper, Etc.

Boo! Halloween is just around the corner. This is the one holiday of the year that can be very scary. Many pranksters head out to participate in the youthful tradition of egging, toilet papering, and many other pranks to celebrate this age-old holiday. Here are some tips on How To Cleanup Halloween Pranks.  Halloween can be incredibly messy. Imagine egg yolks dripping down your car or the siding of your house and toilet paper strewn...

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Upper Valley Fall Cleanup Checklist 2017
Oct13

Upper Valley Fall Cleanup Checklist 2017

The leaves are falling fast now, summer is definitely over and fall is in full swing. Temperatures are dropping daily, but what do we do about fall cleanup? Here are a few tips for getting your home ready for the winter season. This is just a quick Upper Valley Fall Cleanup checklist.  Wash All Your Windows Take a day, get some glass cleaner or vinegar and water. Fill your spray bottle with cleaner and start by cleaning the outside of...

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5 NH House Cleaning Chores You’re Not Doing, But Should Be
Oct06

5 NH House Cleaning Chores You’re Not Doing, But Should Be

There are many areas of the home to clean each day, week and month. Some of them are regular items and some should be done once in a while. But what are the things you are missing? Germs are everywhere and forgetting to clean these items in your home could get you sick. Here are 5 NH House Cleaning Chores you should be cleaning. 1 The Kitchen Sponge The kitchen sponge is one of those pesky items that you forget about each day. Do you...

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Residential House Cleaning Tips Every Dog Owner Must Know
Sep28

Residential House Cleaning Tips Every Dog Owner Must Know

If you are a pet owner, then you understand the struggle with hair everywhere from your dog. We love our dogs. They are part of the family. The kids love the dog, and you do too. What we don’t love is the mess they can make in our home. Here are some residential house cleaning tips for dog owners.  Dog Hair Everywhere If you have a dog, then you have dog hair everywhere. It’s on your bed, your couch, your clothes,...

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Three Reasons Why You Should Hire A Grout & Tile Cleaner Today
Sep22

Three Reasons Why You Should Hire A Grout & Tile Cleaner Today

Functionally and aesthetically your tile floor or backsplash adds a touch of elegance to your home when they are brand new. But what do you do with the Grout & Tile after 5 or 10 years of use? Your regular use and cleaning of these surfaces just don’t’ get deep enough. It’s your duty to ensure that the tiles are cleaned properly to maintain the new look of your tiles. However, people often neglect these areas of...

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Decluttering Your Home By Cleaning The Closet
Sep15

Decluttering Your Home By Cleaning The Closet

Once again the autumn season is here, even though with this 80-degree weather you would think it was more like July weather. What do you find when you wade into your closet? In this article, I wanted to cover some decluttering tips to Cleaning The Closet in preparation for the winter months ahead in New England.  Declutter Tip #1 Sort through your spring and summer clothes. Try things on to see what still fits. Look for holes, stains...

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Five Cleaning Product On Amazon Worth Buying Under $15
Sep08

Five Cleaning Product On Amazon Worth Buying Under $15

We clean everything in the home daily and some products on the market today are great and others are really not worth mentioning. Here are five Cleaning Product reviews on Amazon that make life a little easier around your home. These are products that have actually been tested by the household name that everyone trusts “good housekeeping”.   1 Knife and Silverware Brush Silverware is one of the last things that I enjoy cleaning,...

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My Windows Are Filthy: 5 Reasons To Hire A Window Cleaner
Aug18

My Windows Are Filthy: 5 Reasons To Hire A Window Cleaner

Have you ever looked out your windows and seen dirt, grime, and streak marks? It can greatly affect your mood and home life. There are various benefits to keeping your windows clean around the home, but here are five reasons why you should hire a pro and stop cleaning your own windows.  1 Fall and Winter Light  As the winter season draws closer, we start to close up the windows, remove the screens and gaze through a dirty window. The...

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5 Signs Your Upper Valley House Cleaner Is Not Doing A Good Job!
Aug11

5 Signs Your Upper Valley House Cleaner Is Not Doing A Good Job!

When you first hire an Upper Valley House Cleaner you have high hopes and expectations that they are going to do a great job. You set goals together and expect them to fulfill the goals each week in cleaning your home. Over time you may notice that some things seem to be missed or just not done very well. You may even get to the point that you are frustrated with your cleaner, but don’t want to go through the hassle of finding a...

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Upper Valley Fall House Cleaning Checklist
Aug04

Upper Valley Fall House Cleaning Checklist

The days are growing shorter, and the sun sets a little quicker as we approach the fall season in New England. As pine needles and leaves start to fall, what should you do to get your home ready for winter? Yes, snow is just around the corner and preparing the home for the cold season is important. Here are a few Upper Valley Fall House Cleaning tips that you should do before the snow flies. Wash Your Windows Use glass cleaner or...

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Professional Cleaning Services: Choosing the Right Rug for Your Entryway
Jul28

Professional Cleaning Services: Choosing the Right Rug for Your Entryway

One of the first things that your customers are going to see in the doorway as they enter is the rug. Deciding on a rug for your entryway seems like a simple decision, but there are many choices to choose from. One of the key factors that you want to take into consideration is first impressions. Don’t let the rug you place there be an afterthought! Your customers will notice, and it will reflect poorly on your business. In this...

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Residential Cleaning Tips: 6 Facts about Bed Bugs That’ll Keep You Up At Night
Jul21

Residential Cleaning Tips: 6 Facts about Bed Bugs That’ll Keep You Up At Night

When you are tired and ready to go to bed for a long night’s sleep, the last thing that you want to worry about is bed bugs. Over the past few years, bed bugs have crept out of the shadows and into the light with all of the recent bed bug cases that have popped up. Now, you might think that you know everything there is to know about bed bugs, but just in case you do not, here are six residential cleaning tips that will help you to...

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Upper Valley Cleaning Tip #1: How To Remove Gum From Your Carpet?
Jul14

Upper Valley Cleaning Tip #1: How To Remove Gum From Your Carpet?

If you have ever gotten gum in your carpet, you know how much of a pain it can be to remove it. Here is our Upper Valley Cleaning Tip for gum removal. The problem with chewing gum is when it gets smashed into your carpet and gets deep into the fibers. Regardless of how the gum got into your carpet, here is how to get it out.      Method #1 Like any stain, the best time to remove the stain is immediately. The longer any stain...

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10 Summer Cleaning Tips for Upper Valley Businesses
Jul07

10 Summer Cleaning Tips for Upper Valley Businesses

Summer is here! If you missed doing your spring cleaning at the office this spring, don’t worry we have some great tips for you. Upper Valley business owners can get a kick-start on the summer cleaning and revitalizing your business appearance. 1. Change Your Light Bulbs Did you know 66% of consumers prefer to buy from companies that are socially conscious ? Changing out your incandescent light bulbs with super energy-efficient...

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House Cleaning Tip: How To Use Your Vacuum To Clean Anything
Jun23

House Cleaning Tip: How To Use Your Vacuum To Clean Anything

A vacuum cleaner is truly one of life’s luxuries. It sounds Korny, but it really is a luxury. You might feel this way, but have you every looked at a freshly vacuumed carpet? They always look like they are new again because the beater brush has moved the fibers around. In this article, I wanted to go over the various ways you can use those wonderful vacuum attachments to clean almost anything in your home. Your vacuum of choice...

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Apartment Hunting: What Drives Up The Rent Price?
Jun16

Apartment Hunting: What Drives Up The Rent Price?

No matter where you live in the world, everyone when looking for a place to live dreams of affordable rent. Whether it is a super high-end apartment with a doorman or an affordable apartment in the sticks, knowing what you are paying for is just good business. When you are apartment hunting here are some of the perks that drive up rent pricing. This will vary depending on where in the world you are, but in general, these rules apply. ...

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Get Ride of In-Home Allergies with Upper Valley Residential Cleaning
Jun09

Get Ride of In-Home Allergies with Upper Valley Residential Cleaning

Are you getting ready for springtime allergies? Is that a runny nose or itchy throat getting your down already? You are not alone in this battle. Millions of Americans are affected by seasonal allergies each year. Allergy medications can help to ease the symptoms of indoor and outdoor allergies. Here are some tips on how to get rid of and reduce in-home allergens with upper valley residential cleaning services. 1 Find out what you are...

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 Bathroom Issues: Cleaning The Upper Valley Workplace Bathroom
May29

 Bathroom Issues: Cleaning The Upper Valley Workplace Bathroom

Continuing our theme of cleaning the workplace bathroom, we have more spots that you should take care of weekly. At Goodrich Cleaning we spend numerous hours training our staff to clean every inch of bathrooms in the residential homes and commercial office spaces and factories that we work in. Here are three more spots that must be cleaned in an Upper Valley Workplace Bathroom.    1 Bathroom stall doors In the workplace, you will...

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Six Keys To Moving Your NH Business Into A New Building
May22

Six Keys To Moving Your NH Business Into A New Building

Whether your new facility is built to your specifications or an existing facility, you need to make sure it is move in ready. This is important to your business as you need to reduce the loss of productivity and downtime. Here are six keys to moving your NH Business into a new building. 1 Get Rid Of Stuff An effective and efficient move-in starts with getting rid of the stuff that you don’t need in your new building. Go through...

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5 Residential Cleaning Tips NOT to Spring Clean This Year.
May15

5 Residential Cleaning Tips NOT to Spring Clean This Year.

The internet is full of hundreds of articles on how to DIY spring clean your home from top to bottom, but the Ultimate cleaning checklist just may not exist. It is the elusive list that in reality doesn’t fit everyone. There is no one house that fits all. Therefore, there is no one “Spring Cleaning Checklist” that fits all either. Here’s the thing. The concept of spring cleaning is ancient, and if you are diligent about keeping your...

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What is the best paper towel dispenser for your Upper Valley Business?
May08

What is the best paper towel dispenser for your Upper Valley Business?

What type of paper towel dispenser will save you money and cause the least bit of hassle? What type of paper towel dispenser is really the best? One of the criteria that we consider when choosing a paper towel dispenser for an Upper Valley Business is controlled output. There can be a lot of waste with other paper towel dispensers because they don't control the output.  In the United States, there is over 3,000 tons of paper towel...

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Residential Cleaning Isn’t as Bad as You Think: Stopping the Craziness
Apr24

Residential Cleaning Isn’t as Bad as You Think: Stopping the Craziness

Do you get a little crazy about cleaning the home? Do you find yourself at the end of a long week surrounded by clutter everywhere? All to often we have to much stuff throughout our homes that leads to too much clutter and craziness leaving us overwhelmed. Your home is supposed to be the one place in your life that you should feel like you can unwind and relax. Your home is your sanctuary! Residential cleaning isn’t that bad, really!...

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Why Hire a Residential Cleaning Service For Your Spring Cleaning?
Apr17

Why Hire a Residential Cleaning Service For Your Spring Cleaning?

Spring is just around the corner, which makes it a great time to focus on getting the winter clutter out and do a deep cleaning of your home. Where did we get the term “spring cleaning”? The term itself is of unknown origins, but the methods have been handed down for generations which have resulted in some of the residential cleaning service companies that we have today. In times past, one of the reasons that people would spring clean...

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