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Forum: Business   02-08-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,525
Posted By bloun
I wish you all the best NewCleaningBusiness. ...

I wish you all the best NewCleaningBusiness. Determination and focus will help you succeed. I will be waiting for your updates.
Forum: General Discussion   02-08-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,545
Posted By bloun
When I do estimations, I always remove my shoes...

When I do estimations, I always remove my shoes at the front door. When we clean, however, we bring shoes that we wear only inside. We explain to the customer that we change the shoes at the door...
Forum: Residential Cleaning   11-06-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,213
Posted By bloun
We use Bissell vacuums. They are light and are...

We use Bissell vacuums. They are light and are not too expensive to replace. Plus, they have a small attachment with a roller, so you can pick up hair from the cushions.
Forum: Residential Cleaning   11-06-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 26,924
Posted By bloun
We also use a vacuum cleaner to remove the dust...

We also use a vacuum cleaner to remove the dust and pet hair from the baseboards, under the furniture. It makes it much easier to mop the floors.
Forum: Residential Cleaning   11-05-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,195
Posted By bloun
Oh the girls and the drama. I feel for you...

Oh the girls and the drama. I feel for you Sprintcar93.

Finding and keeping good employees is a hard part of the business. Another unpleasant thing, at least for me, is cleaning cheap blinds...
Forum: Residential Cleaning   11-05-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,414
Posted By bloun
We use a green degreaser (from PortionPack) to...

We use a green degreaser (from PortionPack) to clean soiled spots in the kitchen cabinets and it works really well. Microfiber cloth and sponges do the job for the most part, so you don't have to...
Forum: Residential Cleaning   10-13-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,085
Posted By bloun
We've tried distributing the door hangers, but...

We've tried distributing the door hangers, but didn't get many calls from that. So, most of our clients come from our website. You have to work at it, though, that people would see it. I am...
Forum: General Discussion   10-11-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,033
Posted By bloun
Great house cleaning tips. When you have the...

Great house cleaning tips. When you have the right tools and know what cleaners to use, cleaning is a breeze.

Olena
Clean4Real Cleaning Services in Jacksonville, FL (http://www.clean4real.com)
Forum: Residential Cleaning   05-19-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,323
Posted By bloun
We use Barkeeper's Friend as well, but I like the...

We use Barkeeper's Friend as well, but I like the idea of using a Magic Eraser. I am going to give it a try, even though they seem to be a bit pricey.
Forum: Sales & Marketing   05-19-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,210
Posted By bloun
One of the reasons that people go to the order...

One of the reasons that people go to the order forms is that they want to see the price, which is not visible on the front end of the product page. I suppose, if the price works for a customer, he...
Forum: Business   05-19-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,284
Posted By bloun
We do both residential and commercial cleaning. ...

We do both residential and commercial cleaning. It works for us well, since most of the commercial cleaning is done after work hours or on the weekends. Most of the business owners asked us if we...
Forum: Residential Cleaning   04-16-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,726
Posted By bloun
There are many preventative measures you can take...

There are many preventative measures you can take to keep you carpet clean:
1. Buy a welcome mat for each entrance to act as a receptacle for large particles and dirt stuck on your shoes.
2....
Forum: Websites, Software, and Computers   04-09-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,568
Posted By bloun
Here is an explanation on how to move a website...

Here is an explanation on how to move a website to a different server (in this case to webhostinghub.com):
http://www.webhostinghub.com/help/learn/website/new-customers/migrate-your-website

If...
Forum: Residential Cleaning   04-09-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,274
Posted By bloun
We have cleaning checklists available on our...

We have cleaning checklists available on our website, so our customers could use it as a reference. However, very few do. People just want their home to be cleaned and they want to be happy about...
Forum: New Member Introductions   01-16-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,833
Posted By bloun
It's nice to have you here. There are many...

It's nice to have you here. There are many people here who have extensive experience in cleaning services and management. Just ask.
Forum: Site Help and Suggestions   01-15-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,400
Posted By bloun
Hi Amanda, Yes, that's where you would...

Hi Amanda,

Yes, that's where you would usually do that. I am not sure, but you might have to post at least 10 or more posts before you are allowed to include links in your posts.
Forum: New Member Introductions   01-15-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,746
Posted By bloun
Welcome to the forum, Jessy.

Welcome to the forum, Jessy.
Forum: Residential Cleaning   01-15-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,490
Posted By bloun
Have you tried dual action microfiber mop (see...

Have you tried dual action microfiber mop (see here: amazon...
Forum: Residential Cleaning   01-15-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 25,703
Posted By bloun
Estimating for move-out house or apartment...

Estimating for move-out house or apartment cleaning can be tricky. Unless you are willing to drive to every unit to give an estimate, you have to provide an estimate based on the size of the unit or...
Forum: Residential Cleaning   11-22-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,735
Posted By bloun
I second that: use a pumice stone. Works like a...

I second that: use a pumice stone. Works like a charm on any toilet ring.

House cleaning services (http://www.clean4real.com)
Forum: General Discussion   11-22-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,636
Posted By bloun
There is a rule that some people use to figure...

There is a rule that some people use to figure out how often you have to vacuum. It is based on the number of people in your household. If, for example, there are three people in the house, you...
Forum: Residential Cleaning   11-20-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,477
Posted By bloun
VST stands for Vinyl Composition Tile... ...

VST stands for Vinyl Composition Tile... Unfortunately, you can scratch vinyl tile if you use a razor. But, when it comes to stove tops, it would work.

Clean4Real house cleaning services...
Forum: Residential Cleaning   11-06-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,122
Posted By bloun
Thank you for sharing. It looks like you are...

Thank you for sharing. It looks like you are offering good quality cleaning services for affordable price. Do you bring your own cleaning supplies and equipment?

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Forum: New Member Introductions   11-06-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,391
Posted By bloun
Hi Tracy, Welcome to the forum. Have fun...

Hi Tracy,

Welcome to the forum. Have fun exploring and good luck with your cleaning business.

Olena

House cleaning services in Jacksonville, FL (http://www.clean4real.com)
Facebook...
Forum: Websites, Software, and Computers   11-06-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 69,250
Posted By bloun
Youngstarr, Using long text for the buttons...

Youngstarr,

Using long text for the buttons will cause a "spill-out" beyond the button size or alignment issues. Shortening an action call to something shorter would fix that.
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