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Living in the Chicagoland area your home environment changes constantly, there’s no ideal checklist for cleaning it, no way to pinpoint the number of hours it will take to effectively clean your home. Our green cleaning services are completely comprehensive and customized. No matter how detailed the list is, we do whatever it takes to provide you with a thorough Green Clean home.

Every Deep Clean includes everything listed on our Cleaning Checklist with the exception of the Move-In/Out portion.  Move-In/Out Cleans include everything listed.

 

allroomsall rooms (including hallways & stairs)
  • Ceiling fan blades (hand-wiped)
  • Light fixtures (hand-wiped in place, not removed)
  • Cobwebs removed
  • Spot clean walls (not responsible for paint removal)
  • Window sills, & lock ledges
  • Spot clean interior of windows only
  • Glass Patio Doors – inside & out (upon request only)
  • Blinds & shutters (hand-wiped or dusted)
  • Moldings & woodwork (hand-wiped)
  • Baseboards
  • Lamps & lampshades
  • Pictures & knick-knacks
  • Furniture w/4legs (hand-wiped fronts, sides, legs)
  • All Doors & around knobs (hand-wiped)
  • Light switch plates (hand-wiped)
  • All garbage cans (emptied/exterior hand-wiped/relined)
  • Air Vents (vacuumed w/attachment)
  • Stairs & Railings (vacuumed, and hand-wiped w/ Bona)
  • Floors (vacuumed &/or mopped w/ Bona)
  • Vacuum carpets and rugs
  • Vacuum couch
  • Mirrors cleaned
  • All horizontal surfaces dusted
  • Light organizing of items on all horizontal surfaces
bathroomBathrooms
  • Mirrors (all way to top)
  • Tub/shower & tiles (double scrubbed if build up)
  • Toilet inside and out
  • All bathroom counters & fixtures (hand-wiped)
  • Wash bathroom floor on hand & knees
  • Bathroom fan/vents
bedroomBedrooms
  • Make beds
  • Change linens (if clean sheets are out)
  • Vacuum & mop underneath bed(s) & furniture (if nothing is underneath)
kitchenKitchen
  • Top of refrigerator (hand washed or wiped)
  • Exterior of all kitchen appliances
  • Interior of Oven/Refrigerator (upon request only)
  • Stovetop scrubbed
  • Microwave inside & out
  • All Cabinet fronts (hand-wiped or washed)
  • Counter tops & backsplashes (washed)
  • All sinks & faucets (scrubbed/disinfected)
moveinMove-in/out clean
  • Refrigerator & Freezer (interior)
  • Oven (interior)
  • Kitchen & Bathroom cabinets & drawers (interior)
  • Glass Patio Doors (inside & out)
  • Closets (interior)
  • Windows -reachable w/2step ladder (interior only)
donotwe do not
  • Clean/ Shampoo carpet
  • Clean Chandeliers
  • Provide stain or insect removal
  • Wash walls (we spot clean only)
  • Clean exterior of windows
  • Remove Paint
  • Service outdoor areas
  • Clean areas above the reach of our 3ft step ladder
  • Clean Animal waste or litter
  • Move heavy items
  • (full listing of areas not serviced in our Service Agreement)

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW:

When we return for recurring service, we don’t repeat all of the tasks listed: we maintain them.

We do not climb higher than a 3ft 2-step ladder. Most homes have at least one light fixture/ceiling fan that can’t be reached by hand or heavy furniture that can’t be lifted, when this occurs we try our best to reach this area with an extension. 

Please allow for some dust resettlement after we leave, we try to limit the dust in the air but cannot prevent this entirely.  Blinds will be dusted but may have extensive build up that cannot be removed. 

We are pet friendly but appreciate your help in making sure pets are secured and safe on cleaning days. For health reasons we have instructed our staff to leave certain items/and or areas untouched; pet crates/beds, litter boxes, vomit, and/or fecal matter.

Find a complete listing of all policies in our Service Agreement.

Interested in having an item cleaned that isn’t listed? Contact us, we’ll try our best to meet your customized green cleaning needs!

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