Getting a Teenager to Clean Their Room Without a Fight

Getting a Teenager to Clean Their Room Without a Fight

We all know that having a home that’s both organized and clean is an absolute joy. Unfortunately, teenager bedrooms overwhelmingly tend to be neither. A parent may feel that when they try to ask them to clean it all the time, their teenagers tend to ignore them...
House Cleaning Tips From Professionals

House Cleaning Tips From Professionals

It’s certainly no secret that we always feel better once we are able to enjoy a home that’s clean and free of clutter. While keeping a home clean is considered to be a great way to help reduce stress, doing the actual work can make many of us feel...
How To Clean White Upholstered Furniture

How To Clean White Upholstered Furniture

It’s no secret that a white sofa is adds style to any room it graces. Unfortunately, it’s extremely easy for this type of sofa to become dirty and ruin the effect. Peanut butter and red wine stains quickly destroy the aura of style and grace pristine white...
How To Speed Clean Your Home

How To Speed Clean Your Home

The kid’s screaming. You’re out of milk. The microwave has been beeping for the past two and a half minutes. Plus the house is a mess, and and you’re having guests over soon! While your friends and family will love you regardless of the state of your home, it never...
Why Your Dishwasher Smells (And How to Fix It)

Why Your Dishwasher Smells (And How to Fix It)

A fishy or foul smell is last thing you want from an appliance meant to clean the dishes you eat from. Unfortunately, a bad smell from your dishwasher can build up over time and cause you to question the cleanliness of your hardest-working kitchen appliance. Luckily,...
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....