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May 31, 2022 Blog Cleaning
How to Create a DIY Car Wash (And Put The Kids To Work)

With so many things to keep clean inside and outside of the home, people are always searching for cleaning hacks. Putting your kids to work in a DIY home car wash is a cleaning hack and summer activity all in one. Whether they’re cleaning the family vehicle or taking on an entrepreneurial neighborhood...

May 23, 2022 Blog Cleaning
The 5 Most Surprisingly Dirty Places in Your Home

Everyone loves coming home to a clean house. Most Americans dedicate time each day to tackle small chores, and make time weekly for bigger cleaning tasks. Despite this effort, our homes may not be as clean as we think. Because we tend to assess cleanliness with our eyes and nose, there are many hidden...

April 8, 2022 Blog Cleaning Workplace
Essential Tips for Keeping Your Cleaning Staff Safe

Workers in the cleaning industry are often unsung heroes, but they deserve a major round of applause. They work hard to make sure that the spaces we occupy for work and leisure are not only tidy and presentable but sanitary and safe. Their safety is important as well. There are a number of occupational...

March 10, 2022 Blog Cleaning Uncategorized
The Ultimate Guide to Spring Cleaning

The practice of spring cleaning exists across the globe and throughout history. No matter where we’re from, as we shake off the winter doldrums and begin to feel lighter, a little voice in all of us seems to shout, “let’s clean!” Many cultures have even built festivals, rituals and civic projects...

February 8, 2022 Cleaning
How the Right Tools Can Boost Your Cleaning Business

The cleaning industry is highly competitive, with millions of janitorial, residential and self-owned cleaning businesses in the United States alone. Demand for cleaning services has grown in recent years and that growth is projected to continue over the next decade. Gaining a competitive edge in the...

January 14, 2022 Cleaning
The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Home Cleaning Company

Maybe you are the go-to cleaner in your family. When someone has a scummy kitchen, bathroom, or entire home, you are the one who gets the call. Maybe you’ve just noticed that cleaning really isn’t much of a chore for you – and you’re just good at it. Or maybe you could use a few […]

December 9, 2021 Cleaning
Inclusive Cleaning Tips for The Disabled and Chronically Ill Communities

Keeping the house clean is a challenge across the board. Perhaps you’re busy with work and kids, maybe you hate to do it, you may be chronically ill or disabled, or all of the above. At The Simple Scrub, we believe that cleaning should be as easy and pain-free as possible, and that means sharing […]

November 18, 2021 Cleaning
What Does “Ergonomic” Actually Mean?

Every day we interact with numerous objects and tools. Sometimes that’s an efficient, comfortable experience, and sometimes it’s, well, not. Ergonomics is an applied science that focuses on the design and arrangement of the things people use to maximize efficiency, safety, and comfort. At The Simple...

October 20, 2021 Home
Cleaning While Listening To Music Is Awesome (According To Science)

The Simple Scrub wanted to highlight this cool look at how music helps us clean, with input from the cleaning professionals at Emily’s Maids. For a full playlist of what The Simple Scrub thinks works best as far as the tunes in your ears, see our blog about The Simple Scrub’s Bathroom Cleaning...