How long does it take to clean a house



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We all have homes to clean.  But how long should it actually take to clean a house? How long should we spend cleaning each room? Our article provides answers to help you plan your house cleaning and to save you time! 

Factors influencing time to clean your house

How long it takes to clean your home depends on several factors, such as the size of your home, its condition, when you last cleaned it, the amount of furniture and carpets you have and the type of cleaning you plan on doing.

Maintenance vs. deep cleaning

Maintenance cleaning consists of house cleaning tasks you do on a regular basis. The main purpose behind these cleanings is to keep your home in a clean condition that meets your day-to-day standards. 

Deep cleaning is more extensive and thorough than maintenance cleanings. They involve additional tasks such as cleaning out cabinets and shelves, vacuuming your carpets under furniture and cleaning appliances. 

After a deep clean, maintenance...

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Cleaning a blocked drain with baking soda and other natural products


We provide a step-by-step guide on cleaning your drain with baking soda and other natural products. Baking soda has become the not-so-secret ingredient when it comes to cleaning. 

Why use baking soda to clean drains?

Baking soda is versatile when it comes to cleaning. It can be used as an all-purpose scrubber that is also effective on kitchen grease, a scouring agent or even as an oven cleaner. 

What makes baking soda special is that this powdery substance can act as a powerful odour absorber as well as a mild abrasive. Often it works better than soap as it can easily dissolve dirt and grease. 

How often should you clean your drain? 

We recommend you clean your drains once a month as a precaution to prevent them from clogging up. You should also clean your drains whenever you notice that your water is starting to drain more slowly. 

Maintaining your drain will save you from calling for professional help when matters get out of hand. On a weekly basis, you...

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Congratulations to Marlucy! We are delighted to announce that Marlucy has won this year’s Housekeeper of the Year award and a £150 prize. 

Each year we ask customers to nominate their housekeepers for the award. We received a great response acknowledging the valuable work done by housekeepers from all across the city. Marlucy, this year’s winner,  received the most votes and many outstanding reviews from her customers, such as:

"Marlucy has been a wonderful and reliable fortnightly cleaner for my flat. First rate. I count on this to be a long-term relationship."

"Marlucy is a very responsible ,honest lady and 100% reliable. Marlucy is somebody I always trust to look after my home."

"I am very happy with Marlucy, she is quite responsive and flexible to adjust to our requests. Very reliable and trustworthy. I am happy with the service she has been providing."

"Great job, very professional and always good...

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How to Clean a Shower Head


We make cleaning a shower head quick and easy with our top tips. Our step-by-step guides show you how to clean a shower head using vinegar or baking soda. 



If the water pressure in your shower is no longer what it used to be, then the solution might be simpler than you think. 

You might not need to replace the shower head. You might just need to give the shower head a deep clean. We’ll show you how. 

Why you should clean your shower head?

The water you use to shower contains minerals. Over time they build up and clog the little nozzles on your shower head. 

The small, warm and dark enclosed holes then become the perfect environment for mould and bacteria to grow right over your head. 

How often should you clean a shower head? 

Water quality is essentially the main factor in determining how often you should clean your shower head. 

If you live in an area with hard water, there is likely to be more mineral buildup in the...

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How To Make Homemade Window Cleaner


Learn how to make the best homemade window cleaner solutions. We have the best tips for cleaning glass with dish soap, vinegar, alcohol, and lemon juice.  

Why cleaning your windows is important

Other than enjoying a better, clearer view there are many reasons why you should clean your windows. Leaving the glass dirty for long periods of time could damage and degrade the glass. 

Being exposed to the elements, acid rain and dirt slowly corrode the glass leaving behind cracks and scratches. Not to mention how dust and dirt can reflect the sun’s UV rays deteriorating heating efficiency in your home. In addition, mould build-up can diminish the air quality.

How often should you clean your windows?

In general, the inside of your windows should be cleaned seasonally, a minimum of every 3-4 months while the exterior should be cleaned at least twice a year. 

How often you clean your windows could depend on where you live. If you live in an area with a lot of...

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Language: English

Services: Cleaning, housekeeping

Characteristics: Friendly, Reliable, Honest

Location: StreathamCrystal-PalaceMitcham

Congratulations to our housekeeper of the week, Simone!

Simone is friendly, proactive and has a flawless 5* rating from her customer reviews. She has amazing attention to detail and leaves customers’ houses spotless.

Here is one of our favourite reviews from Simone's recent customers.

"Simone is a really hard worker who’s efficient and proactive. She’s overall also a lovely person to be around who’s really positive with great energy. "

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Language: English, Portuguese

Services: Cleaning, housekeeping

Characteristics: Kind, Proactive, Trustworthy

Location: StreathamCrystal-PalaceBromley

Congratulations to our housekeeper of the week, Francielly!

Francielly is reliable, trustworthy and attentive in her work. Her customers always praise her for her strong work ethic & thorough cleaning.

Here is one of our favourite reviews from Francielly's recent customers.

"Franny is always someone with good and well behaviour. She is also someone I can rely on. She is always professional and efficient to fulfil her duties."

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Language: English

Services: Cleaning, housekeeping

Characteristics: Punctual, Meticulous, Reliable

Location: LewishamPechkamGreenwich

We’re finishing off August with our housekeeper of the week – Vincenta.

Vincenta’s stellar work ethic and great time-management skills make her a perfect fit for any South-East London family. Her customers love her detailed cleaning and her friendly and approachable manner.

Here is one of our favourite reviews from Vincenta's recent customers.

"Vincenta is a very diligent and hardworking individual. She is a team player and a cheerful fellow "

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Language: English, Spanish

Services: Cleaning, housekeeping

Characteristics: Polite, Efficient, Hard-working

Location: FinchleyCricklewoodWillesden

Congratulations to our housekeeper of the week, Catia!

Catia is kind, efficient and has a flawless 5* rating from her customer reviews. She’s also highly professional and dependable – so her customers can totally rely on her.

Here is one of our favourite reviews from Catia's recent customers.

"Catia’s work is very good, she works carefully and orderly. She is also punctual and tidy."

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Language: English, Urdu

Services: Cleaning, housekeeping

Characteristics: Great communication skills, Effective, Honest

Location: WimbeldonStreathamMitcham

Congratulations to our housekeeper of the week, Zarmina!

Zarmina is 5* rated, extremely reliable and punctual. She also has exceptional work ethic, leaving her customers houses spotless each and every week.

Here is one of our favourite reviews from Zarmina's recent customers.

"She is always punctual and very reliable. I can rely on her for any last minute jobs."

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