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The Maids’ Vacuum

At The Maids, the vacuum we use is state-of-the-art.  Ours is a specialty back-pack vacuum with HEPA filtration.  HEPA stands for “high efficiency particulate air (absorber)”.  HEPA is an industry-defined-standard by The American Society for Mechanical Engineers.  To meet the standards to qualify as HEPA, a vacuum must be able to capture 99.9% of particles

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We Say “No” to Bleach and Dust Wands

At The Maids, we say “no” to bleach and “no” to dust wands. Don’t get us wrong- bleach (aka sodium hypochlorite) is a great disinfecting, whitening, and brightening chemical. And it smells clean.  But here is our objection.  It’s too harsh.  Make a minor mistake resulting in a small spill, and you’ve got a nice

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