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Household Chemical Guide

Household Chemical Guide
Almost everyone can appreciate the appeal of a clean house. When your living spaces are spic and span, it’s easier to enjoy them. Yet while of course it’s important to regularly clean your home, it’s also vital to take safety precautions when doing so. Some chemicals in everyday cleaning products can be very harmful if used improperly. read more

5 Steps to Making Your Home More Allergy Friendly

5 Steps to Making Your Home More Allergy Friendly
Get Your Wood Burning Fireplace Ready For Winter With These Deep Cleaning Tips Atlanta may have been basking in temperatures topping 94 degrees recently, but it’s time to prepare for winter. As soon as the cold weather creeps in, your wood burning fireplace will be the one household feature that you simply won’t be able to live without. So, it’s essential that it’s sparkling clean both inside and out to ensure it’s in full working order. A clean home is a happy home, so to keep your fireplace flames burning, utilize the services of a professional cleaning company or carry out a deep clean yourself. read more

Back to School Serenity of the Family Because the House is Clean

Back to School Serenity of the Family Because the House is Clean
With the start of the school year, a clean home can contribute much to the happiness, health, and serenity of the family. read more

Household Chemical Storage Guide

Household Chemical Storage Guide
Household Chemical Storage Guide read more

Surprising Benefits of a Clean Home

Surprising Benefits of a Clean Home
Even though cleaning the house may not be high on the list of things you want to do, it should be a priority. Dirt and dust are breeding grounds for germs and bacteria, and can worsen the symptoms of asthma and other illnesses. Not only is a clean environment healthy, there are other ways a clean home makes your life better. read more

Why It is Essential to Choose Eco-Friendly Cleaning Methods?

Why It is Essential to Choose Eco-Friendly Cleaning Methods?
Cleaning products containing harsh chemicals can make the air within your home up to 500% more polluted than what is outdoors. Considering that studies have found that people spend approximately 90 percent of their time indoors, this fact should be as alarming as it sounds. Using eco-friendly cleaning products is one of the best ways to ensure that the air quality within your home is as healthy as possible. Explore three of the top benefits of having your home cleaned with natural sprays, soaps, and more. read more

Today we got a very nice email from a long-time client:

Today we got a very nice email from a long-time client:
Hi Raina, I hope you are well. As usual I was pleased with your service last week. My son just got engaged, so we had our future mother-in-law over for dinner on Saturday, so you guys were a lifesaver! Thanks for all you and your wonderful staff do. read more

Why it is so important in life to make time for fun...

Why it is so important in life to make time for fun...
In the book The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin, she talks about why it is so important in life to make time for fun. Gretchen says if you have plenty of fun in your life- if you make time to see friends, to learn about things that interest you, to do the things that you enjoy - you will have a higher store of patience and tolerance in your life, along with more obvious life satisfaction. read more

These 5 Simple Cleaning Tips Will Give You An Allergy-Free Home

These 5 Simple Cleaning Tips Will Give You An Allergy-Free Home
Sniffling, sneezing and watery eyes are all common symptoms of allergies that more than 50 millions American’s experience every year. Seeing as the average person spends 90% of their time indoors, it could be beneficial to turn your attention to your home to help combat these symptoms. Your house could be responsible for harbouring allergens; dust, pollen, animal fur and mold are the most common house allergens. Thankfully, with a few simple steps, you can get rid of nasty allergens and say goodbye to allergic reactions and symptoms. read more

Now that school is out, and summer is almost officially here, you probably need Sponge and Sparkle more than ever!

Now that school is out, and summer is almost officially here, you probably need Sponge and Sparkle more than ever!
Now that school is out, and summer is almost officially here, you probably need Sponge and Sparkle more than ever! “IF YOU LOVE LIFE, DON’T WASTE TIME, FOR TIME IS WHAT LIFE IS MADE UP OF” - Bruce Lee Why spend precious time cleaning or stressing about cleaning when what you really want to do is create happy memories for you and your family. When you have children you already know how fast time flies, how fast they grow, and how short summer is. read more

How to have a happier summer with your mate

How to have a happier summer with your mate
Did you know that 50% of couples argue about house work? It is a big source of conflict between people. Usually one (the woman) will end up doing most of the house work and then resenting her partner for not doing his part. Even if both participate in cleaning, one or the other’s proficiency may not be up to the standard of the other person, also creating tensions in the relationship. read more

Mothers Day is just a couple of weeks around the corner

Mothers Day is just a couple of weeks around the corner
Have you thought about what would be the perfect gift for the person who raised you, nurtured you, taught you, loved you, and is always the one who is there for you? Since most mothers have spent WAY too much of their time cleaning up after us, a Sponge & Sparkle gift certificate could be a great way to show our appreciation for all that our moms have done for us! read more

One more reason Sponge and Sparkle is committed to green cleaning!

One more reason Sponge and Sparkle is committed to green cleaning!
According to a scientific study published by The Independent regular use of cleaning sprays (once a week or more) or other cleaning products, was as damaging to the lungs as smoking 20 cigarettes a day for 10 to 20 years. read more

Why Do We Spring Clean?

Why Do We Spring Clean?
The Origins of the Spring Cleaning Tradition: We are a few weeks away from spring, and many minds are turning towards spring cleaning. Spring cleaning involves cleaning your home thoroughly, from top to bottom. It also helps to throw open your windows afterwards to let in the fresh spring air. But why do we spring clean? Who started the tradition? There are several opinions. read more

Show Yourself Some Love on Valentine's Day

Show Yourself Some Love on Valentine's Day
We cannot truly give love to others until we can cherish and care for ourselves. This Valentine's Day, give yourself the gift of free time. Our relationship with our self is our most important; we cannot give love to others until we can cherish and care for ourselves. With most of us in this dizzying pace of life caring for our own selves often gets relegated to the least of importance in our list, when in truth it should be the first read more

Cleanliness is Next to Happiness

Cleanliness is Next to Happiness
I am a sucker for pithy quotes, especially if I can relate them to cleaning. Here is a favorite, courtesy of Samuel Johnson: To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor ends. Of course, the quote refers to rewarding and loving relationships with our family members in our home, but it also means that happiness is so much enhanced by a lovely, clean and serene environment. We enjoy our home and feel a sense of peace when it is clean, organized and beautiful to us. It is the best feeling ever! We recently had a bi-weekly cleaning client tell us it was a wonderful feeling to come from work and just to be able to relax and enjoy her home. read more