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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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Steps to Decrease the Amount of Dust in Your Home

  We all know that you can’t totally eliminate dust from your home, but you can take some steps to keep it under control: Leave shoes in the entry way after entering your home. Many of us are a little uncomfortable with this, because we feel it may offend some guests.  It’s your choice, but

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What’s In Household Dust?

At The Maids, we consider ourselves experts on dirt and dust. It’s our job to remove them from your home. First, let’s dispel an urban myth that claims that household dust is largely made of shed human skin cells. Not true.  Although skin cells are present, they are only a very small fraction of household

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