When (and Should) Kids Start Doing Chores?

When (and Should) Kids Start Doing Chores?

Between dance practice, classes, homework, sports, and other responsibilities, you may worry that you’re overburdening your children by adding chores on top. So, should kids do chores? While you wouldn’t expect a 2-year-old to mop the kitchen floor, there are...
How to Clean Upholstery (Without Ruining Your Couch)

How to Clean Upholstery (Without Ruining Your Couch)

Upholstered sofas and chairs can be a comfortable and homey addition to your living space, but they are harder to clean than wooden or metal furniture. Especially if there’s children in the household, the couch is bound to end up splattered with grape juice and peanut...
How to Properly Clean Your Walls

How to Properly Clean Your Walls

Welcome to the blog of Bates Cleaning Service in Austin, Texas. Learn how to start cleaning walls like a pro! While many people are good at keeping up with sweeping and dishes (maybe even mopping on especially virtuous weekends!), many parts of the home go unwashed....
How to Split Chores for a Happy Household

How to Split Chores for a Happy Household

Do you find it challenging to keep up with your household duties? Are you stressed about how to split chores for a happy household? Check out our home cleaning tips to keep your home clean and your family happy. What Chores Can My Roommate Do? More hands helping to...
The Unappreciated Art of Cleaning with Baking Soda

The Unappreciated Art of Cleaning with Baking Soda

You probably have a container of it in your pantry. Maybe you tried to make cookies a few months ago that didn’t turn out so well (and didn’t try again). But what you don’t realize is that cleaning with baking soda can be a lifesaver in any room of...