Return to a Clean Home After Vacation

Excitement and stress both have the potential to overwhelm you as you prepare for your oh-so-awaited vacation. There is plenty to sort out, organize, and pack. It can be hard to maintain a decent-looking house in the middle of all of the vacation planning and organizing.

Considering there is a lot to think about during the days leading up to your trip, it is the perfect time to schedule a cleaning. Westside Maids provides residential cleaning services to residents in Cypress, West Houston, Katy and Northwest Houston and can provide you with a spotless home to return to after your time away. We ensure that when you arrive back at your abode, you are greeted by a home that invites you to easily slip back into your normal day-to-day life. Here are a few of the services we offer that, combined, could give you the perfect post-vacation home.

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Fighting Pet Allergens with Cleaning

Indoor allergens such as dust mites, pet dander, mold, and cockroach droppings can trigger allergy and asthma symptoms in millions of allergy sufferers. Carried in through the air, allergens can be found on furniture, floors, and other surfaces around the house. While no home can be completely allergen-free, thorough cleaning on a regular basis can help reduce the number of allergens to which you’re exposed. Try these 4 tips for minimizing indoor allergens, and breathe easier from now on.

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Healthy Cleaning Tips

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Keeping your home clean is important to keep you and your family in a safe, organized, and pleasant environment, but it’s equally important to ensure that your cleaning process is healthy for you! In the hustle to take care of tasks, you may be tempted to overlook precautions when you’re cleaning, but here are some tips to help you stay safe while you’re looking after your home: Continue reading

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Using a Maid Service to Tackle Your Pet’s Mess

Keeping a home clean and organized is a challenge in any situation. Add a pet to the mix and you’ve got an even tougher time managing the mess. Between dogs tracking dirt onto the floor and cats leaving hair on every surface, pest come with their own hurdles to a clean home require time and energy to combat. A cleaning service can make the task less overwhelming. Continue reading

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How to Prevent Mold in Your Home

Mold is always a concern for households, but the recent flooding and high levels of rain have increased the likely of mold development. While it’s impossible to avoid any mold at all, there are steps that can prevent mold from growing to toxic levels in your home.

In areas of high moisture, mold can develop in as little as 24 hours. Once it’s started to grow, it can cause negative health effects for all members of the household. Respiratory infections, headaches, sinus infections, muscle pain and fatigue are just some of the symptoms that can be caused by exposure to mold. Continue reading

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Controlling Pollen and Other Allergens in Your Home

Many sources can contribute to allergy problems, from dust to pet hair and pollen. Spring is the most problematic month for most folks who suffer from allergy problems, as pollen is released into the air, but controlling allergens in the home is a year-round concern. For family members who have asthma, this becomes an even more serious issues, but there are some steps that you can take to reduce the allergens in your home and provide a more healthy breathing area. Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning Tips

Winter is officially behind us as we head into warmer weather. With the advent of Spring comes the yearly surge of deep cleaning and freshening that your home rarely receives. While some practices are common, you may need a checklist to make sure that everything is thoroughly scrubbed and ready for the months ahead. Here are some tasks that can go a long way in keeping your home clean and provide a more healthy environment for your family. We’re assuming that many of these chores are performed more than once a year, but knocking everything out in your Spring Cleaning spree will ensure that each room is thoroughly fresh. Continue reading

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