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Since holiday season has already started, well, at least in the Philippines where the longest Christmas holiday is being celebrated, we assembled 7 gift ideas you can give your messy friends that can get them a new year's resolution with a cleaner house on the checklist.

Organizers

For starters, there are many types of organizer like shoe organizer, accessories organizer, bags organizers, etc. that you can choose from. This can get your friend started in being a little less messy by put things into their place.

Tips before buying: it would be better to look for a space saver organizer for your friend who does not have enough space in their home and avoid gifting them with an organizer that is hard to assemble.

__Set of kitchen towels __

Gifting a friend with a set of kitchen towels is a good idea. Named as one of the most powerful kitchen tools with many uses aside from drying the dishes, and use in cooking, it can be used all around the kitchen for general clean up. A truly versatile one.

Tip before buying: see to it that the kitchen towel is durable and absorbent. And avoid buying one with the linen fabric and go for the one with a cotton fabric which is more absorbent and durable. Make sure to look for one which does not leave lint on surfaces.

__Key Holder __

This might be considered a type of organizer but just want to specify this item for a certain reason. It is not solely for a messy person but also for the forgetful ones. Just remind your friend to not forget where the key holder is located. What's great about this as a gift is that you can have it customized at a low-cost.

Tips before buying: If you are looking for someone who does customize key holder, you can try Artisan Mom. Their products are high quality but certainly cheaper than others.

__Portable vacuüm cleaner __

You may think this gift could be quite costly, hence giving it to a special friend or loved ones can be worth it if it can make their environment cleaner. The advantages of gifting cordless vacuum cleaner are that you will not be restricted by the cord while cleaning and have no cable clutter to worry about.

Tips before buying: There are many affordable cordless hand vacuums in the market today. Don’t fall for cheap ones especially if it is too good to be true. It easily breaks or has short battery usage.

__Microfiber Rags __

You might think that giving this type of gift is nothing extraordinary. But most of us do not know the power of microfiber rags, which contains millions of microfiber (acts like a big toothbrush) that helps, dislodge dust dirt and bacteria more effectively than the regular rags we buy thus making it easier for us to make our houses squeaky clean without using strong detergents that is costly and pollutes our environment.

Tips before buying: most of microfiber rags/cloth are sold in a bundle so you can buy them in different colors and your friend can assign colors for different usage.

__Spin mop/ automatic 360 mop __

One of the best gift Ideas for messy friends is a spin mop because they don't have to get their hands dirty while cleaning the house. What's great about this is that they can use it not only on floors but on tiles, walls, and ceilings too and after using it, they can just throw the head of the mop into the washing machine and voila, it's clean again and ready to use. You can also give your friend a tip like placing a quarter in the bottom of the bucket. When they can no longer see the quarter, it's time to change the water.

Tips before buying: choose the one with microfiber fabric for efficient cleaning and less detergent use.

__Book a Home Cleaning Service for your friend __

This could be one of the best gifts you can give your friend this Christmas. Since holiday season also means busy season with many parties to attend to, your friend may not have time to clean the house at all so being the best friend, you can book them a one-time cleaning service to get them started to have a clean home this holiday season.

Tips before booking: for cleaning Services Company you can trust, try Manila Maid. They offer different household cleaning services at a reasonable price. They currently offer service for homes in the following areas: Makati, Mandaluyong, Ortigas, BGC, Taguig, Parañaque, Pasay and Eastwood.

If you want to know more about their services you can contact them through the following:

Website: www.manilamaid.com

Phone: 0927-7742962

Email: info@mailamaid.com



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Are you cleaning your home as often as you should? How many times in a week or a month do you take your time to actually wipe down counter tops, sweep/mop floors and change your sheets? Listen up, people of Metro Manila, it's likely that you're not doing it enough.

Recurring cleaning is very important because it helps you maintain cleanliness, good hygiene, and a welcoming atmosphere for you, your family and the occasional visitors you are expecting. And cleaning of your home on a regular basis can be beneficial cause the more frequent you clean, the bigger the chances of unwanted visitors like bacteria, viruses and pests NOT to penetrate your home.

Having said that, leading a busy life is normal if you are living in the Metropolis area with a busy work life. That will leave you no spare time, not to mention energy, to clean your home. And even if you do have time for it, cleaning can get stressful and tedious if done over and over again. So what can you do about it? Do you really have to clean regularly? And what are the advantages of doing so?

For starters, you can book professional house cleaners from cleaning and janitorial companies like Manila Maid which specializes in cleaning homes and offices with reasonable pricing that is based on the size of the area that need to be cleaned.

__Why choose Manila Maid? __

Availing services from a cleaning company is currently popular mainly because of convenience and efficiency. You can book through various channels like visiting their website or booking through the phone. Getting a cleaning package that allows you to have cleaning on a regular basis from them can get you a big discount because the more cleaning you book, the cheaper the rate is.

As we all know, finding a maid who can live up to your expectations of cleanliness is very hard. That is why people clients like Manila Maid because they provide staff who have undergone training that can make your home spotless. A deep clean would especially tackle areas that are normally ignored on just your regular sweep and mop routine. They even do carpet and upholstery cleaning. Both of which are notorious for accummulating dust over time but ignored because of the time consuming cleaning.

How frequently do you need to book to get your home free of dust, dirt, and pests? The frequency of cleaning services provided can be based on the your preference and you can also consult Manila Maid through phone about how often you like your home to be cleaned. It can be done once a week, twice a month or monthly.

Booking a cleaning can be done through the following:

Website: www.manilamaid.com Phone: 0927-7742962 Email: info@mailamaid.com

The areas served in Metro Manila are the following: Makati, BGC, Taguig, Mandaluyong, Pasay, Parañaque, Taft, and more!

We look forward to cleaning for you!



Mattress Cleaning

Roll to the left! Roll to the right!

This, not a military drill. It's what you do while you're asleep. But isn't it a pet peeve if you discover that aside from getting a good night sleep, you are also getting the viruses and bacteria that are present in your dirty mattress?. Yes! That's right! Your very own mattress, ladies and gentlemen.

That's why it is important to clean/shampoo your mattress at least twice a year or quarterly to make sure that the bed where you rest is clean.

By thinking that you only replace your mattress from five to ten years, the benefits you can get from cleaning your mattress is also enormous is as it helps eliminate bacteria and viruses like E. Coli and Staphylococcus/ Streptococcus that you can get from the dirty mattress resulting to skin allergies or nasal allergies like rhinitis and pimples especially on your back.

Cleaning the mattress can reduce unwanted stains from the mattress like seminal stain, blood spills (like menstrual fluid), sweat (which sums up to about 26 gallons per year), skin cells because dust mites feed off excess skin shed which we do while sleeping and accident spills. However, this can be prevented by using a mattress protector. Note though, that mattress protector still need to be washed at least once a month.

By ensuring the cleanliness of your mattress, you are also taking care of your health and your hygiene

After learning about the benefits of getting your mattress cleaned, here are some tips that can prevent it from getting dirty too quickly.

First, always make sure that the mattress is in a well-ventilated area and avoid placing it directly on the floor or solid surface as it prevents the mattress from having enough ventilation thus resulting on the build-up of mildew.

Secondly, make certain that you change bed sheets and pillowcase once a week to make sure that the dirt and bacteria from your clothes or body will not seep through the mattress and avoid getting it damp as it can lead to accumulation bugs/ fungi making your mattress their home and of other bacteria.

There are multiple ways to provide good maintenance and care for your mattress and most of them are doable. You don't even need to hire somebody to do them. You can watch videos on the internet for the steps on how to clean them thoroughly. The problem is if you do not have the time to do it yourself.

No worries, because there is someone who you can count on and that is the Manila Maid!

A company which specializes in janitorial and cleaning services. Manila Maid cleaners are trained to do the mattress cleaning using cleaning agents specifically for mattress care so they are safe and without a doubt can make your mattress clean.

Booking a cleaning is done through the following:

Website: www.manilamaid.com

Phone: 0927-7742962

Email: info@mailamaid.com



One of our youngest and pioneer staff in Manila Maid is Ms. Myra. Our hard working cleaner featured in this week's post started not as the best, but like everyone with a success story, she worked hard and improving her cleaning skills. She worked her way up to being one of our senior cleaners. Let's get to know her better!

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When did you start working for Manila Maid?

Nagstart ako sa Manila Maid 3 years ago.

__What do you like about working in Manila Maid? __

Nagustuhan ko yung trabaho sa Manila Maid dahil gusto ko ang ganitong klaseng work. Before pa lang, sa hotel sana ako. Pero okay na rin since masaya naman team namin. And of course sa boss namin kaya din ako tumagal dahil yung tiwala na binibgay nya sa staff.

__Are you happy with your job? __

Yes, I am happy and satisfied.

__Do you think you will work with Manila Maid for a long time? __

Yes! Hanggang nandyan yung Manila Maid, I will give my best sa mga clients namin na nag papaservice.

__How did Manila Maid change your life? __

Naging independent ako and nakatulong ako sa mother ko na senior na at hindi na kaya mag trabaho.

To book a cleaning with MS. MYR , call us at 0927-727-6803 or send us an email at info@manilamaid.com

You can also book through our website at www.manilamaid.com

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We clean in the following areas: Makati, BGC, Taguig, Mandaluyong, Ortigas, Pasay, Parañaque and more!

We look forward to cleaning your condo/house/office for you!



Life of living in a Metropolitan area is equally smooth and thorny. And let me tell you the reasons why:

Metro Manila is an amazing place to live in because of two main things, good food, and good places.

First is good food. No one can deny the fact that the diversity of the good food from fine dining to street foods, are all around Manila and most of them are open 24/7! Hello, Tapa King!

You can never run out of new food to eat even if you live here your whole life because of the numerous amount of food that Manila has to offer.

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Next reason is different areas livable for the modern crowd. Well, it depends on what type of home you are looking for, but let me tell you that no matter what kind of space it is, be it a condominium or townhouse, especially near malls (which is amazing if you love shopping) Metro Manila has got you covered.

Makati and Ortigas is the best location for busy working individuals who want to avoid the long commute to work. Both areas boast impressive skyscrapers, giant malls, and active nightlife.

Quezon City & Parañaque, north and south are great places for families that crave for bigger spaces and greens.

Pasay and Manila has rich history and character!

However, aside from these pros, living in Metro Manila also its disadvantages. Being in this busy city can be strenuous especially because of the heavy traffic that is unavoidable.

Every so often even after arriving at our safe have, it can feel stressful too when you see the chores waiting to be done when you're already tired from work!

Finding a maid is just like the icing on the top of a disastrous cupcake because finding a yaya or a house helper is very difficult nowadays for the reason that the standard of cleanliness that you require is not met by the house cleaner that you hired or because of trust issues since you leave most of your valuables at home.

That’s why many homeowners these days prefer hiring janitorial/cleaning services from companies like Manila Maid instead of looking for stay-in house help. Because the cleaners’ from these companies are well trained and can keep the house clean in a small amount of time. Plus, they always do an amazing job and with a competitive price based on the size of your home.

This lessens the struggle of the homeowners in terms of finding the right maid, and the worries of entrusting their house to someone they don’t know because even though you hire people from cleaning companies, you do not really hire the person, but the company. And you trust the company because the behavior of their employees is their responsibility.

So you should really scratch that "hire a live-in maid“ from your never-ending to do list and write something like "Call Manila Maid to schedule cleaning” instead.

Booking a cleaning can be done through the following: Website: www.manilamaid.com Phone: 0927-7742962 Email: info@manilamaid.com



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