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Doha and Dubai Maids’ Cleaning Hacks

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Cleaning hacks for floors.

 

Cleaning Hacks for Doha and Dubai Maids

We have all encountered cleaning problems that seem extremely labor intensive or even impossible. But nothing is impossible if you have the right tools and the knowledge of how to use them. Teach these hacks to you Doha and Dubai maids to help you get or your maid to through the most difficult cleaning jobs in a jiffy. No need to call a professional cleaning service in Dubai to deal with cleaning jobs that you do not know how to handle. Only in extreme cases will you now need a cleaning expert.

Removing Old Wax Coating from the Floor

There are several types of flooring that require waxing to keep them looking shiny and gleaming. These include linoleum, wood, or vinyl flooring. Over the years several layers of wax build up on the floor or the surface. Too many coats of wax make the floor look dull and discolored. So once in a few years, you need to strip down the wax to remove the old layers before putting down a new one. There are commercial strippers available in the market that are expensive and chemical based. But here is a very simple and inexpensive way to remove the wax. Mix one cup of white vinegar and one cup cream of tartar in 5 liters of warm water. Soak a cloth in the solution and apply it to the surface. Leave for a few minutes and then use a hard scrubbing brush or a scouring pad to remove the wax. Use a circular motion to loosen the layers. Dip the brush in the solution for stubborn areas or as needed. Once all the wax is off, mop the solution off with clean water.

Grease Stain From Tiles

Tiled surfaces are built to last. But if they are not cleaned properly, they can begin to look dull and dirty. This is because of grease and grime which is hard to clean off. This is especially true if you have an old set in grease stain on your tile surface. But worry no more. Use washing soda to remove the stain and renew your tiles. You will need to wear gloves and eyewear as washing soda can be toxic. Make sure that the area is well ventilated before you begin. Open the doors and windows and turn on ventilation fan before you start. Add half a cup of washing soda to 5 liters of warm water. Mix well. Use a clean mop to apply the solution to the surface. Leave for a few minutes and then use a scrub brush to lift off the grease stains. Use a toothbrush to clean the grout to lift off grease marks. Once all the grease has come off. Wash down the floor with plain warm water. You will have sparkling clean surface again.

Keeping Laminated Floors Stain Free

As more homes turn to cheaper options instead of real wood, laminates are the first choice. But since they are not exactly wood but a composite of wood and plastic, removing stains from these floors is difficult without spoiling the finish. The best way to deal with it is to use commercial products recommended by the manufacturer. If there is none available then use vinegar to clean up organic stains. Use a mixture of one cup vinegar to 5 liters of water. For grease marks use mild soapy water to clean up. If the floor looks dull and dirty mop it with warm soapy water to refresh it.

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Kitchen Health Hazards: How to Avoid

Living in Doha and Dubai maids are easy to find and cheap to hire, but is your maid in Dubai or Doha doing a good job of cleaning your house? Now that is question that requires some considerations.

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Tea Towels and Dish Cloth need to be washed daily

Need for Kitchen Hygiene: Doha and Dubai Maids

Doha and Dubai are hot and humid places and this means that germs spread and grow more rapidly than in colder climates. Also, there are different types of germs than you would hope to encounter at home. So, people who are not natives of the area have to be more careful about their health and hygiene as there are many bacteria, viruses and other pathogens that may not be present in your home country.

When the cleanliness and hygiene of a home are compromised, people fall sick more often. This means unnecessary expenses for health care and also the loss of work days. Moreover, who likes to be sick all the time? The place where most germs breed are not the toilets, but the kitchen. It may be surprising to some of you, but it is absolutely true.

Think about it, bacteria love food and organic matter. Where there is food there is bound to be bacteria. Some of these are of course, good for our health, but others can cause illness. So keeping the kitchen clean and hygienic is the key to having a disease-free home.

How to Maintain Kitchen Hygiene: Doha and Dubai Maids

There are a few places in any kitchen that are the most conducive for bacteria growth. If you tackle these well, your kitchen should be a clean and healthy kitchen.

Counter Tops and surfaces

Contrary to what we believe, the kitchen counter top can be extremely filthy. Everyone in the family and your maid, touch it. Most of the food that you cook, eat or bring into the house, ends up on that kitchen counter. This means that it is in constant contact with germs that can easily transfer to your food. So clean the counter top before cooking every meal. Use hot soapy water to wipe the counter clean before you start cooking.

Sponges and Dish Cloth

All of us use sponges and clothes in the kitchen to wipe and dry things in the kitchen. The questions is, how often do you change these or clean these? People often fail to pay attention to the tea-cloth, dish-cloth and sponges. Actually, they need more attention than anything else in the kitchen. They are the filthiest things in any kitchen. They pick up all the filth in the kitchen and become a great breeding ground for bacteria and germs. So, clean your sponges, etc. every day. Change them regularly. A good way to ensure that your sponges and tea clothes are clean and germ-free is to wash them in hot water and dry them out in the sun. Or, you could put it in the microwave for 3 minutes on high to kill all the germs.

Sink and Drains

The kitchen sink can be filthy too. Clean it daily with hot water and soap and then use bleach to disinfect it. You can give the bleach treatment once a week. The drains too need to be cleaned similarly.

These are the three most important things to clean in the kitchen. There are other things too that need attention. These include – cutting boards, knives, raw food, left overs and dustbins.

Keep these clean and you should have a hygienic kitchen. teach your Doha and Dubai maids these tricks so she keeps your home clean.

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Pet Lover’s Domestic Cleaning

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Pets are cute

Doha and Dubai maids bring you many useful cleaning tips for your home. Here is the first one in the series.

Cleaning with Animals: Doha and Dubai Maids

There are a lot of people out there who love animals and have pets at home. The pets are a great for a home and wonderful stress busters, but for a working person, they are a lot of work. They have to be fed, taken out for toilet and then there is the problem of keeping the house clean and not smelling like an animal pen.

Any pet-friendly home requires a rigorous and regular cleaning routine. Especially if the animal is a furry one like a cat or a dog. All animals shed their hair at least twice a year, if the house is not thoroughly cleaned, it can lead to balls of animal hair flying all over the place and your food also getting contaminated with animal hair. It does sound disgusting and that is why it is essential to be diligent about cleaning your house well if you wish to have a clean and fur free house.

It’s not Just Fur!

Besides fur, animals can often poo or pee in the house, that can be really awful if not cleaned properly. If the accident happens on a carpet or a rug, if not dealt with quickly enough it can leave a permanent mark. Some animals like dogs and cats are territorial and often mark their territories. This is especially true of cats who will go around spraying everything within the house and you end up with a house that smells awful.

Cleaning well and regularly is the only answer to this problem. You can train your animals to not poo or pee inside or even to stop marking the territory inside the house, but the animal smell and hair still remains a problem.

Great Cleaning Solutions

One of the best things you can do is to buy yourself a very good wet and dry vacuum cleaner. You will thank me for the advice, once you start using it. If you do not have time to do it yourself, then the next is to find the best cleaning services in Dubai or Doha and hire a maid for cleaning up. Most cleaning services have professional cleaning equipment and products that will solve your pet cleaning problem.

A lot of cleaning services offer special cleaning packages for pet-friendly house cleaning. Look for a cleaning service that offers Doha and Dubai maids for pet cleaning. If you look online it is easier as you can compare cleaning services prices and services offered and make a choice.

Doing it Yourself?

If you are planning to clean yourself, then start with the places that attract the most fur – the rugs, carpets, mats and sofas are good areas to start your cleaning routine. Then clean the animal beds and sun them to remove any odour. Always keep your animal clean and pest free for a truly clean home.