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You've Got MAIDS Responds To Hurricane Irma

  Joseph Berger  |    08 September 2017

You've Got MAIDS is headquartered in Charleston, SC area. As such, we have plenty of delicious seafood, historic neighborhoods, friendly people, and hurricanes. Hurricane Irma will not be our first hurricane, nor will it be our last. Flooding can be a serious concern in Charleston, even during more benign storms. In Scandanavia, the saying goes that there's not bad weather, just bad clothing. In Charleston, we feel the same way about hurricanes. It's all about preparing for the challenges to come. Furthermore, when you find yourself in the position to help, you help. 

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Want to be Secretary of Labor?

  Joseph Berger  |    29 August 2017

Andrew Puzder Gets Swept Away

When you were a little kid, did you ever raise your hand and say, "When I grow up, I want to be the Secretary of Labor for the United States of America"? Perhaps you did, perhaps you didn't, but what it is certain is what could lose you such a sought after position; hiring undocumented workers as maids.

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How to Remove Red Food Coloring from Carpet

  Joseph Berger  |    15 August 2017

Nothing can ruin a good carpet like some red food coloring. Don't fret, there is a way back from such disastrous circumstances. Just arm yourself with diswasher detergent, white vinegar, and some rubbing alcohol. 

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How To Clean Lemonade Out Of Carpet

  Joseph Berger  |    09 August 2017

Summertime brings about many great things, including some much needed sunshine. On a hot day, nothing is as refreshing as a cool glass of lemonade. That being said, sometimes spills happen. When life gives you lemons, and then the lemonade you turn them into spills on the carpet, here's how to clean up:

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How Ammonia Cleans Ovens

  Joseph Berger  |    02 August 2017

We all know that oven grease can be impossible tough to clean up and doing so requires extensive effort. However, placing a pot of hot water and a bowl of ammonia overnight will loosen up the grease.

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Cats and Dogs and Shedding - Oh My! I How and Why We Clean up After Your Pets

  Joseph Berger  |    24 July 2017  |    Choosing a maid service

Cats and Dogs and Shedding... Oh, My!
How to Handle the Hair

One of the variables in the cleaning of a house is if the homeowner has pets or not, and if so, what types. And while Americans own many different types of pets, we mostly own cats and dogs - As a result, what we're concerned with is pet hair.  According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, 36.5% of Americans own 1.6 dogs, and 30.4% of us own 2.1 cats. In total, Americans share their homes with approximately 144 million cats and dogs.

Think of the shedding... 

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 In our view, you must clean up after your pets on a regular basis, and that means handling the hair. 

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