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Old Fashioned Home Cleaning Tips

If you are like me, you probably have fond memories of spending time at your grandmum's house, and if you're like me, you probably remember her clean floors, her piping hot dish water, the smell of her starched laundry and more. Many of the secrets our grandmothers used to clean may have been lost, but they are not gone forever. In this blog, I am going to include posts on all kinds of old fashioned cleaning, but I'm also going to explain the best methods for including contemporary cleaning methods in your home. Using this information, I hope you can have a house that has all the charms of old fashioned cleaning alongside of the newest strategies and methods. Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet!

Old Fashioned Home Cleaning Tips

Why You Should Pay Attention to Parking Lot Cleaning

by Elsie Holland

Some business owners may be very particular about how clean the interior of their premises are. However, those same business owners may not pay sufficient attention to the cleanliness of the parking lot. This article discusses some of the reasons why you should pay special attention to the way the parking lot of your business premises is cleaned.

Less Dirt Will Be Tracked In

Your cleaning crew may have less dirt to deal with inside the building if adequate attention was given to cleaning the parking lot. This is because the visitors to the building will carry less dirt on their shoes as they walk into the building. That reduced dirt entering the building will have additional benefits to your business. For instance, your carpets may last longer because they will not be subjected to harsh cleaning chemicals frequently. 

Better Handling of Trash

Visitors to your business premises may be more likely to dump litter carelessly if the parking lot is already covered in garbage. Having a pristine parking lot may provide minimal incentive for visitors to look for a garbage can into which they can place any litter. Regular parking lot cleaning to pick up trash will therefore have a long-term effect of gradually reducing how much cleaning will need to be done by encouraging others to dispose of garbage properly. Make sure to have a visible trash can on the premises to aid your efforts.

Reduced Repairs Over Time

Frequent parking lot cleaning also has beneficial effects on the service life of your parking lot. This is because the parking lot will not be exposed to the damaging effects resulting from dirt and debris on the surface. For instance, tree leaves decay and release chemicals that penetrate the paved surface of the parking lot. Those chemicals can then create gaps through which water can reach the deeper layers of the parking lot. Cracks and potholes may then develop within a short time. Frequent parking lot cleaning prevents this chain of events from starting.

As you can see, cleaning the parking lot of your business premises has greater effects beyond making your property look attractive. Talk to a commercial cleaning firm in your area about the tools and skills needed to maintain the parking lot. Those professionals will use different cleaning methods in response to the different challenges that occur at different times of the year to keep your parking lot in good shape.