Archive for the Speed Cleaning Category

Getting The House Ready For Weekly Cleaning

Ever since we told people in Speed Cleaning that our teams can clean a typical house in 42 minutes, we’ve received letters from readers about how to prepare a house before Speed Cleaning it. For example: “We’ve moved into a country home that I don’t think has been cleaned […]

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Speed Cleaning Your Shower Curtain

Need a good suggestion for speed-cleaning a shower curtain? We have a couple of good ones. (1) Put the shower curtain in the washing machine. Throw in a couple of towels, and use warm water. Remove it before the spin cycle. (It won’t be hurt if it […]

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Why Speed Cleaning?

Have you ever had a friend ask you why you use the Speed Cleaning method? I mean, what makes it so great? I’m sure you have your stories and examples of how it has benefitted you, but we like to share our reasons with you as well. […]

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What Are You Overlooking When You Dust?

Expanding on last times post about dusting with a vengeance (for quick and efficient dusting), I thought I’d give you a checklist of things that are frequently overlooked when we get distracted. It’s very easy to get lost in thought while you are dusting, so keep these […]

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Dusting With A Vengeance

For dusting, the strategy is simple: start in one place and then work your way through the rooms without backtracking. Always work from high to low. Dust follows a relentless gravitational path downward, diverted only temporarily by air currents. Unless you have a healthy respect for this […]

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