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Spring Cleaning Total Hits - 350  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (4)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
The people who taught readers how to clean their homes in 42 minutes flat spell out how to go about tackling those heavy-duty, spring cleaning chores in the most efficient, and painless, way.
ISBN: 0440501628   Date Published on 3/4/1989
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Speed Cleaning Total Hits - 3027  |  Hits Today - 0 Rating:   Rating Average (24)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Clean your entire house in 42 minutes with the Clean Team's unbeatable system that makes every move count.
ISBN: 0440503744   Date Published on 4/1/1991
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Clean House Clean Planet Total Hits - 801  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (10)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Recipes and tips for creating cheap, safe, and effective household cleaners. After introducing the reader to the nasty effects of chemicals commonly used in commercial cleaning products, Karen Logan offers instructions for making everything from glass cleaner (try plain club soda, or white vinegar and water) to household insecticides (peppermint oil and water will banish ants). Logan is concerned about the environment but also about safety—the story of a woman who swallowed lye-containing drain cleaner as a child will have you tossing out every bottle out under your sink.
ISBN: 0671535951   Date Published on 4/1/1997
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The Naturally Clean Home: 100 Safe and Easy Herbal Formulas for Non-Toxic CleansersTotal Hits - 2827  |  Hits Today - 0 Rating:   Rating Average (17)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Readers will learn how to use the antiseptic and antiviral properties of herbs and essential oils in safer, more economical alternatives to commercial cleaning products. Recipes include laundry and dishwashing detergent; bathroom cleaners; wood, glass, and metal cleaners; air and carpet fresheners; car and pet care products; and insect repellents.
ISBN: 158017194X   Date Published on 12/1/1999
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Cleaning Up for a Living: Everything You Need to Know to Become a Successful Service ContratorTotal Hits - 326  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (3)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
A complete step-by-step guide to building a commercial cleaning business from scratch.
ISBN: 1558702067   Date Published on 10/1/1991
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Cleaning and the Meaning of Life: Simple Solutions to Declutter Your Home and Beautify Your Life Total Hits - 867  |  Hits Today - 1Rating:   Rating Average (16)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Interior designer Paula Jhung has helped hundreds of clients suffering from what she describes as "stress-mess"--a state of chronic disarray felt by those who want their homes to be havens but feel clobbered by clutter and sapped by the time and energy they spend doing housework. In this book, readers will learn how to prevent stress-mess and enjoy the serenity and power that come from an orderly home. Using her simple LIFE formula (Lighten up; Invest in comfort; Forget perfection; Enhance flow), she promises readers will: cut clutter by 80%; minimize cleaning; and increase comfort Her tips cost little or nothing to implement and range from the practical to the inspirational (readers will learn how to lighten their laundry load; what colors and patterns actually keep a home cleaner; and how to set up an inexpensive home retreat). While some design books take themselves too seriously or are overly complicated, this book contains light-hearted chapters such as TMS--Too Much Stuff Syndrome, The 7 Secrets of Highly Effective Closets, The Procrastinator's Guide to Purging, Your Astrological Cleaning Style, Sex Invest in comfort; Forget perfection; Enhance flow), offers readers a guaranteed way to cut clutter, minimize cleaning and increase comfort. The book explains the "stress-mess" connection and empowers readers to give their home a stress-mess makeover with easy, affordable fixes. Paula Jhung's two previous books on similar topics sold over 78,000 copies. She is a regular columnist for Family Circle's "Total Know-How" column, (circulation 19 million); an article or series of articles on Cleaning . . . is guaranteed to appear in the magazine.
ISBN: 0757302408   Date Published on 4/1/2005
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Hannah's Art of Home: Managing Your Home Around Your Personality Total Hits - 875  |  Hits Today - 1Rating:   Rating Average (21)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Learn how to de-clutter, clean, decorate and organize your home according to your personality style -- Starry-Eyed Dreamer, Master Mind, Creatiave Spirit, or Mother Hen
ISBN: 1931868824   Date Published on 11/9/2004
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Start Your Own Cleaning Service Total Hits - 876  |  Hits Today - 1Rating:   Rating Average (16)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating

All the expert advice you need to start your own Clearning Service

More than 80 percent of dual income households use some sort of cleaning service. Low start-up costs and little specialized knowledge make it easy for you to start—which is why the first edition sold more than 6,800 copies.

From the Back Cover

Sweep Up the Profits

If it can be cleaned, chances are people will pay you to clean it. Houses, carpet, upholstery, windows … the list goes on and on. A vast majority of dual-income families use cleaning services, which means your market is huge. Startup is easy and requires little initial investment.

This revised and updated second edition includes everything you need to know to start three of the most in-demand cleaning businesses-residential maid service, commercial janitorial service and carpet/upholstery cleaning-including:

  • Current statistics and trend forecasts that keep you ahead of the curve
  • The ins and outs of finding customers
  • New ideas for hiring and training employees
  • What equipment and supplies you'll need (and where to find them)
  • How to use technology to make your business competitive
  • Up-to-date legal, tax and insurance requirements
  • How to avoid common pitfalls
  • Surefire tips for growing your business

It also contains answers to frequently asked questions, an appendix of additional resources, and checklists to guide you through each step of the startup process. Start on the path to success today.

ISBN: 1599180197   Date Published on 7/28/2006
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Start and Run a Home Cleaning BusinessTotal Hits - 869  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (30)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Target your market and assess competition - Get started and keep organized - Polish both your business and cleaning techniques.
ISBN: 1551804247   Date Published on 1/13/2003
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Outdoor Cleaning with Pressure Washers: A Step-by-Step Project GuideTotal Hits - 837  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (16)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
A complete guide to using power washers. Briggs & Stratton's Outdoor Cleaning with Pressure Washers is the first and only book available on the new tool that is quietly revolutionizing the way homeowners care for their homes and property. Using simple, high-speed water spray, a pressure washer can be used to strip paint from metal and wood, renovate a faded deck, remove grease and oil from concrete slabs or metal engines, and keep tools and lawn equipment clean and shiny. With affordable models now widely available, the pressure-washer sales are growing faster than any other power tool, and this is the one book every owner will need.
ISBN: 158923166X   Date Published on 11/1/2004

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