When it comes to cleaning your home, you might not mind the weekly tasks such as dusting, vacuuming, and straightening up your possessions. Other jobs, however, might not exactly be your cup of tea. Instead of ignoring these things, it's worthwhile to contact a local house-cleaning service to learn about its rates and what its staff can do for you. Even if you don't want to hire someone for general duties such as vacuuming, you can hire the service occasionally to take care of the cleaning jobs that you dislike. Here are some examples.
Cleaning Your Appliances
While a self-cleaning oven can largely take care of itself, homeowners who don't have self-cleaning ovens don't often like cleaning this appliance. In addition to scraping and scrubbing the interior of your oven to give it a like-new appearance, your cleaning professional can also deal with other appliances in your home. He or she can give the dryer a thorough dusting and clean out the vent at the rear of it, run your washing machine on a cleaning cycle to remove grease and grime, empty the food out of your fridge and clean the shelves thoroughly, and empty your freezer and defrost it.
Cleaning Tile Grout
If you have a tile floor anywhere in your home, the white, gray, or tan grout will eventually get dirty and discolored. This might not be a job that you want to do, but it's all in a day's work for a house-cleaning service. The cleaner can scrub the grout thoroughly to lift the grime, and then dry the area thoroughly. He or she can also take things a step further by applying a grout sealer to each of the grout lines in the tile floor. Doing so will make the lightly colored grout more resistant to dirt in the future.
Cleaning The Kitchen
While you might wipe down the counter and vacuum up the crumbs on the floor, the average kitchen calls for an occasional cleaning that is more thorough — especially if you have children who commonly make a mess. Your cleaner can scrub sticky spots off the floor, roll out appliances and remove dust and food debris from beneath them, thoroughly clean the stove's vent hood and even remove the items from your cabinets and clean them. If you do a lot of frying, a thin film of grease can be left on many surfaces, but it will be not match for your cleaner.
For more information, contact local professionals like Classic Home Care Inc.