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Balch Springs General Cleaning

7/24/2023 (Permalink)

General Cleaning FUN Balch Springs homes aren't safe from dirty.

General cleaning tips for homes in Balch Springs are similar to home cleaning tips elsewhere. However, given the Balch Springs climate and common household challenges, here are some specific tips that I found particularly helpful.

Dust regularly:
Dallas is dusty, so dusting regularly is important. Use a microfiber cloth or feather beater to effectively trap dust and prevent it from recirculating into the air.

Pollen management:
Dallas is known for its high pollen counts, especially in the spring. Close windows during pollen season and wipe down surfaces regularly to minimize pollen buildup in your home.

Suck frequently:
Vacuuming frequently can remove dust, dirt, and pollen from carpets and floors. Use a vacuum with a HEPA filter to trap small particles and allergens.

Dealing with mold:
Dallas' hot and humid climate creates a favorable environment for mold to thrive. Regularly inspect and clean bathroom surfaces, sinks, and areas prone to dampness to prevent mold problems.

Air conditioner maintenance:
Air conditioning is essential in Dallas during hot summers. Replace air filters regularly to ensure proper airflow, and clean vents and registers to prevent dust buildup. Fighting Pet Hair:
If you have pets, purchase a quality pet hair vacuum or use a lint roller to remove pet hair from furniture and upholstery.

Cleaning the ceiling fan:
Ceiling fans collect dust quickly. Clean the fan blades regularly with a damp cloth or stretchable feather duster.

Wipe kitchen surfaces:
Wipe kitchen worktops, appliances, and bounces regularly to prevent grease and dirt buildup.

Stubborn limescale repair:
Dallas' hard water can leave mineral deposits on faucets, sinks, and showerheads. Use vinegar or a descaling solution to remove stubborn limescale.

External cleaning:
Dallas can get dust storms from time to time, so it's a good idea to hose down your patio, deck, and patio furniture regularly.

Pest control:
Warm weather can attract pests such as ants, cockroaches, and spiders. Keep your home clean, plug all cracks and openings, and consider pest control measures if necessary.

Clean up regularly:
Regularly decluttering your home will make cleaning easier and keep your living space tidy. Remember consistency is the key to a clean and tidy home. Create a cleaning schedule that fits your lifestyle, and don't hesitate to call in a professional cleaner when you need a deep clean or a deep refresh. 

SERVPRO is Your Balch Springs Cleaning Experts

10/12/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Balch Springs Water Damage Repair We are here to help!

SERVPRO of Balch Springs is Here to Help during this time of need

During this unprecedented time caused by the global pandemic of coronavirus, this is a reminder to our customers that we are specialists in cleaning services, and we adhere to the highest cleaning and sanitation standards.

Specialized Training

We are prepared to clean and disinfect your home or business, according to protocols set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We have years of experience in dealing with biological contaminants, and we will go beyond the scope of work that regular janitorial staff perform on a daily basis.

The CDC encourages cleaning of high-touch surfaces such as counters, tabletops, doorknobs, light switches, bathroom fixtures, toilets, phones, keyboards, tablets and tables. Other spaces mentioned in the CDC’s guidance for commercial spaces include:

  • Kitchen/Food Areas
  • Bathrooms
  • Schools/Classrooms
  • Offices
  • Retail Spaces
  • Water Fountains
  • Shelving/Racks
  • Sales Counters
  • Carpets and Rugs
  • Stair Handrails
  • Elevator Cars
  • Playground Equipment
  • Fitness Equipment

Specialized Products

The CDC recommends usage of a labeled hospital-grade disinfectant with claims against similar pathogens to the coronavirus. Multiple products in the SERVPRO product line carry the EPA-approved emerging pathogens claims. While there is currently no product tested against this particular strain of the coronavirus, we are following all guidelines as provided by the CDC and local authorities.

Keeping Clean During COVID

8/23/2021 (Permalink)

COVID Cleaning SERVPRO of Balch Springs performs COVID cleaning

If your business discovers that someone in the building – or your office – has tested positive for COVID, it’s a good idea to bring in professionals to do a deep cleaning. SERVPRO of Balch Springs is uniquely prepared during this unprecedented time to clean and disinfect your business according to the protocols set forth by the CDC. With over 50 years of experience in dealing with biological contaminants, you can trust our professionals to bring a higher standard of clean.

The CDC encourages cleaning of high-touch surfaces such as counters, tabletops, doorknobs, light switches, bathroom fixtures, toilets, phones, keyboards, tablets, and tables at a minimum. But to truly disinfect, SERVPRO needs to understand the unique needs of your facility to customize your cleaning plan. When we clean, we use EPA Approved Hospital-Grade solutions and follow all CDC guidelines for preventing the spread of Covid. We are fast and thorough in order to minimize any interruptions to your business.

The last step in the cleaning process is to issue you the Certified: SERVPRO Cleaned seal so anyone visiting your building knows you take this virus seriously and doing your best to protect your tenants and visitors. They will walk in with confidence because they know the #1 choice in clean up and restoration was there.