Boats, RVs and Motorcycles: Get Them Summer Ready

Blue skies and warm sunshine are back, but before you make any plans to enjoy this outdoor season, make sure your outdoor equipment is safe, clean and ready to go. Campers, boats and motorcycles need some maintenance after a long winter without use. Spring Cleaning Your Motorcycle  When temperatures rise, it’s exciting to get back on your bike once you give it a thorough cleaning. Remove anything you don’t want to get wet like luggage, accessories, tank bags and GPS. Plug up the exhaust or cover it with a rubber glove to keep water out. First, collect everything you need. Here are the supplies you'll need to fully clean all the parts of your bike: Bucket, soap and water Degreaser, bug and tar remover, engine cleaner Toothbrush, a wheel cleaning brush, steel wool Tire cleaner, polish/wax, metal polish, Micro fibre rags, sponges, towels, chamois cloth Use separate rags and sponges for cleaning different areas so you don’t spread grease to unwanted … [Read more...]

Keeping Clean: Indoor Housecleaning Maintenance

Hopefully you’ve done some spring cleaning. Maintaining this state of cleanliness will be quick and simple if you set up a realistic schedule of cleaning tasks for your home. Get off to a good start by keeping your cleaning supplies stocked so that you have what you need on hand. Walk through the rooms of your house and make a priority list of what needs to get done in each room weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly. A full bath may need cleaning more often than a half bath. The same goes for a guest bedroom, formal dining room or living room. Begin your basic cleaning in each space by picking up clutter so you can see the actual surfaces that need attention. Start by dusting all surfaces from the top down. Don’t neglect high places like the tops of doors, big furniture pieces, and ceiling fans. And don’t forget about window blinds. Then, clean door knobs and cabinet handles, light switches, and anything else that hands and germs come in constant contact with. Wax any wood … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning: Commercial and Residential

Ah, Spring - a time of movement and awakening, and the stirring up of dirt, dust and bacteria that has settled on windows, floor surfaces and under furniture. To start the season fresh, here are some Spring cleaning ideas for your home and office building. Residential Spring Cleaning Spring cleaning at home means putting away winter gear, which will expose surfaces where dirt and dust have been hibernating. Removing salts and grime from your carpets and floors will lengthen the life of these areas. You will want to prepare your home surfaces for bare feet and limbs that warmer weather allows by deep cleaning places where germs, bacteria and allergens can grow. Commercial Spring Cleaning Commercial Spring cleaning refers to the maintenance of areas in your office or building that don’t require constant attention but do need some deep cleaning after the Winter. Those hard-to-reach and low visibility areas that you don’t see all the time can harbor a buildup of dirt and … [Read more...]

How to Remove Common Carpet Stains

You’re so careful with your beautiful new rug, but then you host a party and someone accidentally spills something. No need to panic. Here are some suggestions to tackle carpet stains with easy home remedies. Some general rules to follow: Clean the stain immediately, to prevent permanent staining Blot - never scrub - the area with paper towels to remove as much of the spill as possible Choose the right solution for cleaning Use a water bottle to spritz small amounts of start remover at a time so it dries thoroughly and quickly Most basic stains can be cleaned with simple a home formulas: blot the area with club soda, and if needed, a small amount of soapy water, then rinse and pat dry. There are some situations that might need a little more attention: Urine: Mix 1/4 cup of white vinegar mixed with 32 ounces of water. Then blot with soapy water, rinse and pat dry. Greasy foods: Layer paper towels on the stain. With an iron on the lowest setting, press … [Read more...]

How to Handle Frozen and Burst Pipes

In severe winter weather pipes under sink cabinets, in exterior walls or in unheated spaces like basements, are the most vulnerable to freezing. Here’s how to find the problem and fix it. A trickle of water when a faucet is fully turned on is the easiest sign of a frozen pipe. To find the frozen section, move backwards from the faucet. You can use a space heater near the pipe, a blow-dryer on low, or wrap the frozen area with a heating pad or towels soaked in hot water to thaw the pipe. Never use an open flame from a propane or kerosene lamp as pipe fires can be caused by overheating. If the pipe won’t thaw, don’t wait to call a plumber. A freezing pipe that bursts can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare. It can spill hundreds of gallons of water per hour. Here are some tips to handle a burst pipe to keep damage minimal. First, turn off the main water sources in your home, then find the damaged pipe. Turn off the furnace, hot water heater, and electricity in the flooded area, and … [Read more...]

More Info about Our Commercial & Residential Cleaning Service

Keeping your offices and homes clean is very imperative. Many companies have janitors for keeping their offices clean and same goes for homes. But, these janitors can’t take care of the mess and germs that build up over time. This mess may not seem so prominent but it can drastically affect the health and performance of residents and workers or staff members. A professional cleaning service will provide you amazing service that will prove to be decisive in the long run. Naps Maintenance Service, Inc. has got it all covered for you. Whether you need office maintenance, home cleaning or commercial and residential cleaning, you can us anytime. Here, is an overview of some our best cleaning services.   Commercial Cleaning Service Keeping your offices and workplace clean is very important, both for the health of workers and organization. Many companies don’t realize the importance of office cleaning and it can cost them a lot. They solely rely on their janitorial … [Read more...]

Winter is Coming – Think about Deep Cleaning

The good old days when the seasons were welcomed with all their glory, also called for a complete do over of the houses and apartments of the people. People looked to freshen up their living style with residential deep fall home cleaning that completely renewed their houses. In the days of today, most of the efforts that people put in themselves has been replaced by various services. Naps Maintenance Service, Inc is your call when you want your place renewed. We enable the customers to take up our options in various ways. This might be if they are going to sell their home and want to get the best look and most money for it, or if there is just a need to give your place a good and thorough cleaning. Whenever you move into a new place, you make sure that it is clean and not only clean, thoroughly cleared of any thing that was there before you. Our firm provides options that many new owners can take for that very need. Focusing on one end and not looking at the other is not how … [Read more...]

Upholstery/Furniture Cleaning

Whether you have an old couch that’s been sitting in storage, a chair that’s seen heavy use in a pet-filled home, or any other household furniture that needs cleaning, Naps Maintenance Service can do the job for you! We have the tools, facilities, and know-how to clean just about any piece of furniture, ranging across many materials like canvas, suede, leather, and everything in between! You can bring your furniture directly to our cleaning facilities or have us pick it up for an extra fee. We Offer the Best Fabric Upholstery Cleaning Services Around We use advanced steam-based cleaning techniques and powerful detergents to remove pesky stains and discoloration from your upholstery. Not only that, we can also remove bothersome allergens like pet dander and hair, mites, dust, and other debris that lurks deep inside the fabric of your furniture. From pet stains to coffee spills and food residue, we can take care of it all and leave your upholstered furniture looking brand … [Read more...]

In-Plant Auto Detailing

At Naps Maintenance Service, we’ve got the specialized equipment and facilities you need for cleaning jobs, and we’re experts at auto detailing! If your car has seen better days and could use a little bit of extra TLC, we offer the best services—and the best prices—around. Read on to learn more about the auto detailing services we offer here at Naps Maintenance Service. Comprehensive, Professional Auto Detailing We take pride in providing the very best auto detailing services. When you choose us to take care of your vehicle, we pledge to exceed your every expectation. Auto detailing isn’t just for looks. A car that’s properly maintained and detailed will last longer than a car that is not regularly cleaned. Routine detailing helps avoid rust, corrosion, and the chipping of paint, and it protects your vehicle from the elements. Our auto detailing package includes: Wash – The first step to a beautiful, clean car is a comprehensive wash. Using advanced, streak-free … [Read more...]

Returning Your House to Its Former Glory After A Construction Project

Construction projects are always messy, and the aftermath requires a very specialized cleanup process that the construction company themselves don’t provide. Sure, they’ll pick up their tools and the odd bit of trash and give you a basic cleanup job after they’re done, but there are always stains, leftover materials, and signs of building work left behind. If you’re like most homeowners, you might just try to clean this mess up yourself, but that’s actually not always a good idea. Construction projects can leave behind materials that require special cleaning materials, safety processes and skills in order to be cleaned properly, and trying to do it yourself can cause more trouble than it's worth. Let's look at how you can get your home back to its former glory by hiring a commercial and residential cleaning service.   Local Laws   There are laws regarding the disposal of many construction materials which the average person is unaware of. It might seem like a small … [Read more...]