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What’s the Best Type of Duster?

What’s the Best Type of Duster?

Everyone wants a clean dust-free home but finding a duster that actually traps and removes dust without making a bigger mess seems impossible. Best Maids has been providing home cleaning services in Chicago and the surrounding area for over 10 years, and trust us,...

5 Ways to Reduce Dryer Time

5 Ways to Reduce Dryer Time

We’re always looking for ways to cut costs and save time. Clothes dryers use a surprising 590 kwh of energy. That’s nearly as much as your refrigerator. Reducing the amount of time your clothes spend in the dryer, especially in the winter when it’s much harder to air...

Tips to Cut the Clutter After the Holidays

Tips to Cut the Clutter After the Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time of the year, but along with all the joy and happiness they bring, they can also bring chaos and clutter. It comes in the form of holiday cheer, but once the season settles, you may find yourself buried under a little extra stuff. Best...

How to Clean Your Butcher Block Cutting Board

How to Clean Your Butcher Block Cutting Board

Butcher block cutting boards are wonderful, versatile kitchen tools. They offer a sturdy cutting surface for chopping fruits and veggies or meat, and their warm, natural beauty makes for a lovely centerpiece or serving platter. Keep your butcher block cutting board...

What to Do When Your Kitchen Sink Is Leaking

What to Do When Your Kitchen Sink Is Leaking

Fixing a leaking sink is no easy task unless you know how to repair it step by step. And the problem just doesn’t end there. More often than not, it is extremely difficult to figure out where the actual leak is and whatever’s triggering it. If your sink is leaking, it...

How to Clean a Fireplace

How to Clean a Fireplace

People tend to use their fireplace the most during the cold days of winter and vacuuming or sweeping it at least once a week is a must if you want to keep your fireplace clean. And if you are one of those people who clean the fireplace only once every year, chances...

How to Clean an Old Dirty Bathtub

How to Clean an Old Dirty Bathtub

Since bathtubs are used on a regular basis for years, it is quite natural for it to get dull and dirty over time. However, if you are up for a challenge, you can always take the time to clean up your enamel, acrylic or porcelain tubs without hiring a professional to...

How to Get Pen Stain Out Of Clothes

How to Get Pen Stain Out Of Clothes

We often store our favourite clothes at the back of our closets in hopes of never wearing them again due to a minor smudge like pen stains. However, there are several ways of getting rid of pen stains as long as you don’t scrub on them which makes the ink sink deeper...