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House cleaning and micromanaging daughter

I was offered a cleaning job, once a week on Fridays for an elderly lady who lost her husband recently and she has heart issues.  Her daughter hired me and I agreed to $15/hour.  I get there and it is total clutter and her one daughter continues... more


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What is the difference in light and deep cleaning? I have 5 kids and 1 on the way so, to me all cleaning is deep!

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How do you get hard water stains off of a glass shower door?

Our master bath shower door is a beast to clean. How can I get rid of the hard water stains?


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What is the easiest (fastest) way to clean a tub or shower stall, other than standing inside of it while scrubbing and having the water running down your arms?


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Is there a way to deep clean my carpet without having to go rent a steam cleaner?

I'm wondering if there's an alternative way to deep cleaning my carpet without having to pay someone to steam clean it or go out and rent one of the machines myself. Is it just as effective, or should I just pony up and go get a steamer?


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