Wednesday, 2 September 2015
The district of Peckham receives a great deal of attention for regeneration and investment in the area’s revitalisation since the 1990s. Today, it continues to grow with general renovations and the encouragement of public arts. Peckham High Street and Rye Lane are key targets for further improvements in the community. If you live or plan to live in Peckham, therefore, it’s likely that you would be more likely to face the need to hire home cleaners. What does the community development have to do with cleaning the home? Well, it’s more connected than what appears at first glance. With continuous improvement, it only follows that residents will lead a busier life. Job openings will increase. The nightlife will become even more active as people try to unwind from work or just generally have fun.
Monday, 31 August 2015
It’s important to keep the home clean for a lot of reasons, but the most important among all is the health of your family. Many people know this but they can still get complacent, especially when other important things get in the way. The NHS reports that public health experts have found that Britons get lax with hygiene due to advances in antibiotic treatment and vaccination. In particular, many don’t pay much attention to home hygiene as they tend to believe that infection risk in the home is low, which is incorrect. In today’s world, people are leading even busier lifestyles. As the culture gets more progressive, families with both mums and dads working become more common. As London districts like New Cross try to grow their economy, people just get busier, and thus find it much more difficult to find time for cleaning the house.
Saturday, 29 August 2015
According to research, British couples spend 40 minutes arguing over household chores everyday. In fact, fighting over chores is one of the leading reasons for divorce. Imagine a husband and wife who both work full-time jobs coming home to a messy house, only to be told by the other that it’s their “responsibility” to clean up. Or perhaps one of them had spent a significant amount of time looking after the kids and running errands that they need the other to clean up. These small disputes eventually build up and can create bigger problems for a couple. Fair distribution of tasks is important in order to create a peaceful house and keep everyone happy.
Thursday, 27 August 2015
Kids are just so adorable, especially when they turn to you with big round eyes and ask you about anything and everything that catches their attention. They’re lovable little angels that make parenting very much worth it…. though it can be a challenge when they run around your house with muddy shoes and paint-dipped hands while you panic over all your glassware and pottery! Parenting can be fun and fulfilling, but cleaning up after your four year old at the same time is rarely an easy thing. Fortunately, here are a few tips that parents like you can follow: • Babysitter – You can try asking someone else to watch over your kids while you do the cleaning yourself. This can, however, be expensive, difficult to organise and could cut a significant amount of time you could’ve spent with your child.
Tuesday, 25 August 2015
Any renovations made to your house are meant to enhance it and improve the quality of life within. At the same time, though, while a freshly-renovated house may be a wonderful sight to look at, you can’t just dive back in as there may be traces of all the materials used in the work. Some cleaning will be needed to get the odours and leftovers out, preferably through a team of cleaners in Dulwich such as Onyx Cleaning. Taking out the Rubbish A renovation will leave some detritus behind even if the chosen contractor is capable of taking care of them. Depending on the type of renovations carried out, there could be materials that have dangerous compounds in them. This will warrant a comprehensive health and safety risk assessment programme carried out on the property.
Monday, 24 August 2015
Some people love to unwind by throwing a party at home. It can be a simple dinner involving a few close friends or an all-out party where anything can and will happen. What happens however, when everybody is gone and the hosts are left to deal with what remains? You might need serious cleaning efforts to put the place back in order. It is also worse if you’ve never hosted a house party before and end up overwhelmed when the festivities reach their peak─ and consequently, leave you with a lot of things to clean. This is why you should call in professional Brockley cleaners like the crew at Onyx Cleaning to take care of the situation.
Friday, 21 August 2015
“Oh my God, where am I?” –that’s the usual bewildered articulation of many a young bachelor after a particularly raucous party! You get the gist: cleaning up the morning after the night before could just about be the hardest part of having fun. Tidying up after a stag party can prove to be daunting. There are plates and silverware and kitchen utensils to wash, decorations to dismantle, bottles to sort and put away, and room and floors to clean. Just imagine the amount of stuff to sift through, and tasks to clean, arrange, organize, and set back to normal after hosting a particularly special party.
Thursday, 20 August 2015
As much as we all appreciate an attractive, well-kept home, sometimes the battle against grime, dirt, and dust that accumulate on floors, walls and in crevices is a losing one. If you are living an already hectic life filled with busy schedules and deadlines, or if you have young kids at home, it may be time to call in some professional reinforcements. Hiring specialized cleaners to do cleaning work in your Bermondsey home can afford you some extra quality time to focus on other important things. Now that summer is here, and school days are over, the kids are left to their own devices in the house; don’t be surprised to come home from work on those few occasions, only to find yourself entering a jungle, instead of a home!
Sunday, 26 July 2015
The responsibilities in sharing a flat can be summarized into the three big C’s: Cooking, Cleaning, and Costs. Of these, cleaning is one of the biggest causes for fall-outs among flatmates. In a poll conducted by Spareroom.co.uk, two-thirds of those surveyed said that they parted ways with their roommates over cleaning problems. This kind of conflict may start out small, but could easily escalate if not dealt with the right way. If you can’t stand the sight of rubbish slowly piling up in a corner, or dirty clothes strewn across the floor, you can opt to set an example yourself, address your peeve with your flatmate as soon as possible, or hire professional cleaners in Peckham to take care of these eyesores.
Thursday, 23 July 2015
New Cross residents will always have a need for professional cleaners like Onyx Cleaning Services Limited. Though it is possible to do the cleaning on your own, there are occasions when the work of the professionals would be preferred for saving time and ease. Here are three services cleaners provide that are especially important. End-of-Tenancy Cleaning No one wants to move into a dirty home. There are many places around the home that need to be thoroughly cleaned to ensure that the place remains attractive to potential new tenants, and this is why end of tenancy cleaning is very important. Departing tenants may choose to clean the place on their own, but amateur work cannot guarantee the restoration of the place to its original condition the way professional work can. For this reason, landlords often require that professional end-of-tenancy cleaning be done, to cover all bases on inventory checklists.
Wednesday, 22 July 2015
It is the best feeling to see that your Greenwich business is booming; with hordes of people coming through your doors. Although boom times are more than welcome, you find that the increase in customer traffic has compromised the spotless quality of your business premises—floors are dirtier, smudges burnish your furniture, and counters are begrimed with handprints, making frequent cleaning a chore. Unfortunately, you don’t always have the time nor the manpower to maintain the whole place in busy times. Thankfully, leading cleaners in Greenwich cater to the cleaning needs of commercial establishments. Professional cleaning services offer a practical solution to companies such as yours that see huge volumes of people coming in and out of the premises. With the right cleaning service that provides a cleaning schedule according to your terms, it will be business as usual for your company, no matter how many customers you handle every day, without the extra work.
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Many Forest Hill residents, like most homeowners elsewhere, who are busy with increasing responsibilities in their lives, find that it gets more and more difficult to keep their house clean. For many of them, the most practical and efficient solution is getting help from a professional cleaning service. If your work is keeping you from doing what you need to do to keep your house neat and orderly, then you may be in dire need of some cleaning service help. By employing professional cleaners, you leave yourself plenty of time to do what you want. Benefits of hiring a professional cleaning service Quite often, the usual house cleaning that people get to do a couple of times a week, leaves much to be desired. Although the rooms may look spic and span, the volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that get released from your own home cleaning products could end up circulating and settling on food preparation surfaces, for instance, thus, posing a huge health risk to family members.
Monday, 20 July 2015
In the rental business, signed agreements are documents that attest to the rights and duties of both tenants and landlords. While the landlord is required to provide a well-kept space for their occupants, the other party has the duty to keep it that way until the end of their contract. On or before the day of the check-in, a comprehensive inventory that accords to professional standards has to be completed and furnished to the tenants. This document will serve as a guide and reference for both of them throughout the duration of the tenancy. For this reason, it is vital to elaborate or explain the condition of every item or fixture in the unit in detail, not merely putting a vague “all good” and other similar remarks.
Sunday, 19 July 2015
While tenants in London have the right to a safe and well-maintained property, keeping the place in the best possible condition all the way to the end of their tenancy will be their responsibility. An inventory or a checklist is usually provided to the tenant prior to moving in; if not, it’s important for him or her to request one before he/she leaves. Basically, all articles described in the inventory should be in good condition with the whole space spruced up, including the bedding and linens. Additionally, all expensive or fragile pieces like chinaware and kitchen utensils have to be washed and made accessible in cupboards in their respective rooms.
Thursday, 16 July 2015
It’s not uncommon to feel uneasy about checking out local house cleaners from companies serving the Blackheath area and elsewhere. However, the unease is more about finding a domestic cleaner you can trust, if keeping up with your house chores is proving to be more time-consuming than you had hoped. The dynamics of family or your own lifestyle keep changing so that no one has time anymore for extensive tasks like deep house cleaning. At times, even the simple tasks of dusting and cleaning over and under things get tougher to complete. For such people, whether or not domestic cleaning services are worth spending the extra bucks for, is no longer the relevant question. The issue is—could you find a company you could trust? Bottom line is that everyone gets to outsource a task one way or another, for reasons ranging from the lack of relevant skills, time, or drive.
Experienced proprietors of residential cleaning services are acquainted with the misconception that typical homeowners have about employing professional cleaners to tidy up their homes. Even residents of Bermondsey, as elsewhere, think that hiring a professional cleaning service is an indulgence, or a luxury expense, along with the hassles of having to deal with contracts to sign and taxes to settle. There’s also the issue about privacy. The reality, however, is that times have changed, and most people are living extremely busy lives, or at least, have their attention focused on other things that it is becoming more difficult (if not completely impossible) for them to find time to clean their own homes.
Thursday, 2 July 2015
More and more people are employing domestic cleaners in Peckham because of their busy schedules. So, how do you source the reliable ones and what's involved when you find the right one to do the cleaning job in your home? Anyone can recruit a cleaner by advertising in the local paper but it can be far cheaper and quicker to contact a cleaning service company directly or online. Engaging a reputable firm means that cleaners are already on standby who can start work very quickly. Reliable companies are also likely to have already performed background checks on the cleaners they employ. Find out about their security vetting, like Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) or the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks, particularly when children will be in the house when the cleaner calls.
Wednesday, 1 July 2015
Hiring cleaners in New Cross or nearby areas can free up your time, but will only be worth every penny if you entrust the job to a reliable service provider. This article sets out the advantages of working with well-trained cleaners and recommends how you should go about doing that in a way that ensures you don't waste time and money on subpar services.
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Londoners from all walks of life are engaging highly competent and dependable commercial and domestic cleaners in Greenwich, Bermondsey, and all over the metropolis. Anyone thinking of engaging a cleaner should take a look at what a services company has to offer in terms of experience and standards of quality. Such vigilance would ensure that you work with a highly trained team of skilled professional cleaners, who are all thoroughly vetted and fully insured.
Monday, 29 June 2015
Forest Hill is a popular area for businesses, as well as for renting and buying flats and houses. Prices are affordable and the premises are larger than in central London, and there is plenty of green space that helps ensure a more relaxed environment. Road and rail links also mean that the city centre hustle and bustle is right on the doorstep. However, it can be difficult to find professional cleaners who are willing to travel south of the river, and rates may be higher for their services. It is much better to look locally and employ trusted cleaners in Forest Hill itself.
Sunday, 28 June 2015
Thorough cleaning at regular intervals is crucial to having a pleasant home atmosphere, but it can be such a time consuming chore. Like most parts of the UK, the area of Dulwich and surrounding parts of South London have seen a considerable rise in the number of households where professional domestic cleaning services are seen as an essential part of home life. Here are a few factors fuelling this trend.
Saturday, 27 June 2015
If it is your first time hiring a local cleaning company in Brockley, it is really easier than you may think. Professional cleaners in Brockley provide a fully comprehensive service, tailored specifically to your needs. A strong work ethic, which ensures that you receive top-quality service, is also forefront among these companies’ values.
Friday, 26 June 2015
Hiring a housecleaning service can be a tremendous time and stress saver, as well as a great way to stay on top of the home when you are busy taking care of other, more important things. For residents who hire domestic cleaners in Blackheath, the starting point of the famous annual London Marathon, a tranquil environment awaits after each housecleaning visit. All the time once spent on fighting grime can now be used to cultivate new hobbies, simply enjoy some quiet time or on anything you choose!
Thursday, 25 June 2015
As a bustling, up and coming area, Bermondsey has evolved to become one of the most exciting and dynamic locations in South London. With its close proximity to the city, fabulous river frontage and great amenities, this district is one of the most coveted property hotspots in London and indeed in the UK. As the site of a Manor House built by King Edward III in 1353 and the settling for Turner’s great painting “The Fighting Temeraire” in 1839, Bermondsey’s many benefits have been noticed for centuries past.
Tuesday, 9 June 2015
Over the last decade, Peckham has increased in popularity and has become one of the most desirable places to move to in London partly in thanks to some great investments and regeneration. Streets have become more vibrant and cleanliness is becoming more and more a thing to be proud of in both homes and local businesses and office spaces. If you own or rent a space in this up and coming area, end of tenancy cleaning is one of the services you should not skimp on. What is end of tenancy cleaning? Whether you’re a landlord wanting to attract a new tenant, or a tenant planning to move out soon, end of tenancy cleaning is needed to tidy up the place and meet expected standards. End of tenancy cleaning in Peckham is a complete deep sanitation that eliminates all clutter and hidden dirt from a house or flat after months or years of being occupied. End of tenancy cleaning in Peckham is a professional service offered by top cleaning expert companies like Onyx Cleaning Services Limited.
Sunday, 7 June 2015
London is admired by tourists from all over the world for all its countless assets. But at one point, it was also voted as one of the dirtiest European cities (with the best public parks too however) on a travel website! Of course, Londoners and visitors alike don’t want this, and the best way for both making a good impression and boosting productivity is by ensuring that shops, restaurants, offices and other commercial establishments are as clean and pristine as possible. When running a business, naturally your chief concerns are production, turnover and profit, but it is important not to forget that things like cleanliness also play more of a major role in your business’ success than you may realise. Tidiness and clean facilities are key to making a great first impression to employees and clientele alike. In fact, you probably haven’t noticed it yet, but a visibly sanitary establishment is what helps keep clients coming back.
Friday, 5 June 2015
Moving out of your rented home doesn’t mean that you are yet free from your obligations to the rented property. Among your responsibilities as a tenant ending your tenancy is to return the flat to its original state and condition, without even the smallest hint of damage lest your landlord ask you for compensation. While end of tenancy cleaning can be carried out by professional cleaners in Greenwich by companies like Onyx Cleaning Service, cleaning is actually just one among the handful of responsibilities you must meet when ending your tenancy. How to End a Tenancy There are two kinds of tenancy: fixed term and month-to-month tenancy, both of which have their own requirements when it comes to ending a tenancy. Ending a fixed term tenancy is the more difficult of the two, since simply giving a written or formal notice isn’t enough and your landlord might still insist for you to keep paying your dues as originally agreed upon.
Wednesday, 3 June 2015
Found a better flat or, better yet, a new house to move into? Before getting caught up in the prospect of moving, annoyingly you must first meet your responsibilities as a tenant in presenting a written notice to your landlord and ensuring that the property you are about to move out of is restored to its original state and cleanliness. Forest Hill cleaners can help you in cleaning your flat and remind you of the things you need to assess before moving out of your home. What to Assess Landlords themselves will usually assess the property before you leave, and they will give you at least two weeks’ notice, giving you the opportunity to be present during the inspection. It is also during these inspections that formal disputes would usually arise, and to avoid these disagreements happening, you must ensure that your property is thoroughly clean and presentable.
Monday, 1 June 2015
When leaving a property for new place to settle, you’ll need to clean it and make way for the new tenants. But cleaning to landlord and end of tenancy standards is rather more than the usual tidy. Instead it means thoroughly scrubbing the unit’s every last nook and cranny. Most tenants, however, are a bit hesitant to do a thorough clean, as it is hard work, incredibly time consuming and the last thing you need to worry about when dealing with the arranging of a new place to live. At times, it can even become the cause of disputes between tenants and their landlords. With the help of Dulwich cleaners however, you can bring back the property you are leaving to its former pristine cleanliness, to match or better the state it was when you first moved in to ensure all parties involved are happy.
Saturday, 30 May 2015
Moving is a stressful experience and you really don't want additional problems piled on top of what you’re already dealing with. Naturally you want everything as clean as a whistle when you move in to your new home; this is the same when you finally move out. But cleaning an entire home or apartment can be back-breaking labour and complicated work. This is why hiring dependable cleaners in Brockley like Onyx Cleaning Services Limited is definitely a great idea that can help you out a lot. Pre-Tenancy Cleaning When you've bought or leased yourself a new home, it's essential that a thorough cleaning be done. If the flat or house is rented, a landlord or the previous tenant would probably do the honours, but if the dwelling is freshly constructed or you've bought it from a neglectful owner, you'll need to have it cleaned for several reasons. First of all, basic hygiene calls for it.
Thursday, 28 May 2015
Householders who are used to cleaning their homes may not need the assistance of professional cleaning in Blackheath, but for busy tenants of rented flats and homes, they can be a great help. This is because tenancy agreements can be quite strict and one of the more popular stipulations is keeping the rooms clean and in good condition; this includes any furniture and carpeting that are within them. Wine spills or stains ruining the flooring or any of the furniture would definitely result in losing the deposit or causing the landlord to demand that you pay for the damages. Cleaning up mess is where professional cleaners can help. Here are a few examples of when you may want or need their expertise. Spring Cleaning When spring arrives, it's time to welcome the season of new beginnings with a full cleanse of your home, however life can get busy and you may end up ignoring your cleaning duties.
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
When it’s time to move out of your rented home, it goes without saying you’ll want to claim your tenancy deposit back. Deposits can be worth up to hundreds of pounds so it’s only natural you’d want this back. The problem is, many landlords keep a portion or even all of your deposit in order to pay for things like damage to the property or a violation of the tenant agreement. In fact, one of the most common causes of withheld deposits is that the tenant is left without cleaning the rooms sufficiently. This is where professional cleaning in Bermondsey like Onyx Cleaning Services Limited come in. End of Tenancy Cleaning End of tenancy cleaning in Bermondsey homes and flats can be a complicated matter. This is because many tenancy agreements make it part of the contract that tenants should leave a place clean after vacating it; however, many landlords tend to be strict about what they mean by “clean.” Often, a vacuum and a mop aren't going to be enough for what they deem acceptable.
Sunday, 3 May 2015
Nobody is really keen on having to be put in charge of cleaning the bathroom. However, given how important a part it is of daily home living, there’s just no getting around the chore. Here are some tips that can help homeowners keep their private throne rooms spic and span at all times. Toilet Bowl Stains Although we never like to admit it, stains are commonly, and sometimes inevitably, left on the toilet bowl despite the many attempts at flushing. Among the causes of bowl residues is the fact that the components of hard water used for flushing are comprised of dissolved minerals in high amounts, which leaves scaly build-ups or dirty water rings in the toilet bowl. Another possible cause for development of bowl stains is rust because of the high iron contents found in hard water.
Saturday, 2 May 2015
Many people say that the kitchen is the core of every home, being the area where meals are lovingly prepared. That’s why homeowners like you should never overlook the importance of cleaning it on a daily basis. Editor Lauren Gordon of online culinary publication The Daily Meal, however, says that despite the regular cleaning done on the kitchen, there are hidden areas that homeowners miss unconsciously. Read on for a look at them. Dirty Spots in the Kitchen Given that the kitchen sink is where dishes are washed, residents sometimes overlook the significance of cleaning the sink itself. It is important for the sink to be cleaned after all the dishes and other used kitchen tools have been washed. If not, it could become a breeding ground for bacteria, which can result in serious health problems for household members.
Friday, 1 May 2015
With the huge influence of media on today’s generation, it’s not unusual for home and business owners to purchase just about any product that is either all the rage among their peers or makes very high claims about benefitting them in some way. Cleaning products are one example, and while some of them do live up to their claims, home and business owners often buy them without the proper knowledge of how to use them. To remedy this, an article on Household Management 101 provides a few guidelines on proper handling of home cleaning products to achieve the best results and to protect the safety of residents.
Thursday, 30 April 2015
Your Forest Hill home’s exterior might be beautiful and impressive, but can the same be said for the interior? A home is supposed to provide shelter and protection to your children against hazards and disease-causing bacteria, something that cannot be achieved if your home becomes dirty on the inside. Fortunately, trained cleaners in Forest Hill can help you in making your home not only cleaner, but also safer from health hazards that can manifest at any time. Dirty Homes Cause Poor Health Believe it or not, dirty homes can have long-term effects on your children. There’s an increased likelihood that your child might not grasp the importance of good hygiene and end up not practising habits such as showering, brushing their teeth, and wearing clean clothes.
Wednesday, 29 April 2015
If you were asked what you think the dirtiest spot in your home is, you’ll probably think of the toilet seat. The truth is: your toilet seat might actually be cleaner than other places at home that contain more bacteria, and you’ll need the help of professional cleaners in Dulwich to set things right. Kitchen Table Tops The place where you prepare your family’s snacks, dirtier than your toilet seat? Your kitchen, more particularly its table tops and cutting boards, are frequently in contact with raw meat products and animal viscera, the stuff where most bacteria originate. At times, you might be putting grocery bags or handbags on your table tops, the bottoms of which are laden with germs. In fact, it has been found that table tops contain coliform bacteria while cutting boards can be the breeding grounds for E. coli and salmonella.
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Now that you’ve managed to find yourself a new home, it’s time for the big move; however, you’re not just going to abandon your old house willy-nilly. There’s a lot that goes into moving out of a house; there’s preparations like turning off the utilities and packing to name just a few. For those planning to make a move, dependable Brockley cleaners like Onyx Cleaning Services Limited can provide you with invaluable help for such a mammoth task. Moving Out A cleaning service can help a lot when you’re moving out. If your home is an old house, it’s bound to have accumulated a lot of dirt and grime though the years; even regular cleaning wouldn’t be able to completely reach all of the places you’ll want to clean when potential buyers come by. Obscure locations like the back of your fridge or oven may not have felt the soapy touch of a mop in years.
Monday, 27 April 2015
Parties are fun while they’re going on; however, when your last guest has decided to go home, you’re left to clean everything up—which is not so enjoyable at all. After-party cleaners of Blackheath homes are faced with several problems like spilled food, sticky floors, and other dilemmas. Here are a few ways a professional cleaning team can ensure a quick and painless clean-up. Stains of All Stripes A party is nothing without food and drinks. The problem with that is sometimes your guests aren’t quite so careful a few drinks in, so you’ll likely end up with spilled drinks and bits of food on the floor or furniture. A common example of this is a wine stain on your table cloth. If you don’t want your next party’s guests to see that stain or another blot caused by spilled food, you’ll want the stain removed.
A clean home is a healthy home, which is why you should do your best to ensure that your rooms are well-cleaned and spruced up to look their best. This is why domestic cleaning for Bermondsey homes should be high up on your list of priorities. It goes without saying that you would want your family to be safe from potential health hazards and remain comfortable within your home; therefore, proper cleaning is important. Here are a few ways professional cleaners can help in keeping your dwelling spotless. Floors Cleaning your floors is a pain but should be a priority. Your feet tread on them all day long and your children sometimes crawl on them; leaving them dirty is an invitation for microbes to harm your family. To start with a clean slate, you’ll want to have a thorough vacuuming done by the cleaning service; this gathers up all the stray pieces of dirt that can be easily sucked into the vacuum cleaner no problem at all.