Kathy Green
Recent and archived posts by Kathy Green for Housekeeper.com
Qualities of a Great Housekeeper

Qualities of a Great Housekeeper

by Kathy Green  •  April 11, 2017
Want to know how to be a good housekeeper? Not sure what housekeeping tips are crucial to get employed? Or looking for a guide to recruiting the best house cleaning and maid service? We’ve got you covered with our guide to great housekeeping. What Makes a Great Housekeeper Hiring a Great Housekeeper Personality Qualities of a Maid Professional House Cleaning Experience Housekeeping Skills and Qualities Future Plans as a Cleaning Lady or House Cleaner Housekeeping Situational ...
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Salt: Great on Food,Not on Floors, Clothes and Footware

Salt: Great on Food,Not on Floors, Clothes and Footware

by Kathy Green  •  January 21, 2015
Road salt is essential on the roads and sidewalks in the winter to keep us safe, but it can wreak havoc on your clothes, shoes and floors. This adds new cleaning routines and presents different challenges to housecleaners and homeowners in maintaining the cleanliness of homes and offices. Why Salt Residue Is So Hard To Remove ✓ Suede is trickier to clean, but try blotting it with a soft towel soaked in white vinegar to take out the worst of the stains. Once it dries you should then buff the ...
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I Really Did NOT Want to Know This!

by Kathy Green  •  October 01, 2014
Recently I was very frustrated by the amount of dust in my house even with repeated dusting. So I thought the I would go to the internet to search for a more effective dusting technique. Every time I pulled up an article about dust, I found out information about what dust was made up of and, in particular, about dust mites. One such list read like this: Constituents of House Dust-- synthetic, wool, cotton, paper and silk fibers; fingernail filings; food crumbs; glass particles; glue; graphi...
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10 Ways to Green Your Bathroom
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10 Ways to Green Your Bathroom

by Kathy Green  •  July 24, 2014
Fewer places in your house need more cleaning and potentially use more chemicals than your bathroom. Often a windowless small space, with high humidity and warmth, it is the perfect breeding ground for hold and mildew. As well, it is a room that uses a lot of resources and can contain a number of articles made of synthetic, chemical emitting objects. So here is a list of suggestions to make your bathroom cleaner and greener.
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The Ants Come Marching One by One

The Ants Come Marching One by One

by Kathy Green  •  July 18, 2014
They they are huge! And they are everywhere--yuck! So once and for all I am going to learn how to handle and maybe even eliminate this annual event. Trying to discourage ants from invading the home can be frustrating. And a very important consideration for me is to find an ant eradication method that is safe for children and pets--not an easy task. Suggestions: Proper food storage and waste management will reduce the food that often attracts ants indoors. Cover the sugar and put the hon...
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Cheap and Effective: Cleaning With Vinegar
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Cheap and Effective: Cleaning With Vinegar

by Kathy Green  •  April 02, 2014
When I open the doors under my kitchen sink it is mind-boggling how many different cleaning products are there. Many are green, some aren't: some work well, some don't. Effective or not, one thing is for sure-- their total cost is ridiculous. Here are a few tips as to where vinegar can be used effectively for cleaning in your home.
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My Favourite Housekeeper Just Quit!

by Kathy Green  •  March 04, 2014
One of the nightmares of a busy family is finding excellent help and then when you are completely dependent on their support, having them quit. Our first reaction is ofter anger, "how dare they!" Then a sense of loss sets in and hopefully some reflection as to why they left. Although we do not like to accept responsibility, often there are things that we could have done or not done that could have avoided the situation. Here are some of the top pet peeves of house keepers that may have cau...
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