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Marin Living: Why You Should Deep Clean Your House Now

Marin Living: Why You Should Deep Clean Your House Now

Deep cleaning your house is important for several reasons: Health Benefits: Deep cleaning helps eliminate dust, allergens, and pathogens that can accumulate in your home over time. This can lead to improved indoor air quality and reduce the risk of respiratory...

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How to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances

How to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances

Cleaning stainless steel appliances using organic and eco-friendly methods is a great way to maintain a clean and shiny surface without resorting to harsh chemicals. Here are some healthier and friendlier ways to clean stainless steel: Vinegar and Olive Oil: Mix equal...

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Mirror Mirror on the Wall

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

What mirror cleaning techniques are the fairest of them all? The organic and eco-friendly ones, of course! Here are our healthy tips to clean the mirrors in your home.  Vinegar and Water Solution: Mix equal parts of white vinegar and water in a spray bottle. Spray the...

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How to Organically Clean Your Rugs

How to Organically Clean Your Rugs

Cleaning your rugs using organic and natural methods can be an effective and eco-friendly way to maintain their appearance. Here are some methods for organically cleaning your rugs: 1. Baking Soda: Sprinkle baking soda liberally over the rug's surface. Let it sit for...

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How to Deep Clean Your Refrigerator: a step-by-step guide

How to Deep Clean Your Refrigerator: a step-by-step guide

Deep cleaning your refrigerator is an important task to maintain a clean and sanitary kitchen environment. Here's a step-by-step guide utilizing only green and organic products to deep clean your refrigerator the Supreme Clean way! Materials Needed: Gloves Mild...

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How to Deep Clean Your Oven

How to Deep Clean Your Oven

After a holiday like Thanksgiving, your kitchen and oven may be in need of some TLC. Today’s blog dives into organic and natural methods to clean the star of your kitchen, the oven! Method One - Baking Soda and Vinegar: Mix a 1/2 cup of baking soda with water to form...

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Tis’ the Season to be Extra Grateful

Tis’ the Season to be Extra Grateful

With Thanksgiving around the corner, we are practicing extra gratitude and wanted to share the household products we are most grateful for! These items are essential to have on-hand to ensure your home stays clean and fresh in a healthy and organic way.  Baking Soda:...

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Where to Clean When Hosting for the Holidays

Where to Clean When Hosting for the Holidays

The holidays are upon us which means parties and guests and hosting! With people coming in and out of your house, there can be a lot to think about, including cleaning. It’s a busy season and with less time to focus on cleaning, where should you focus when hosting? We...

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Does My Home Need a Deep Cleaning? 

Does My Home Need a Deep Cleaning? 

What is a deep cleaning and how often should your home have one?  A deep cleaning is a top to bottom, in-depth cleaning of your home. It is a comprehensive process that involves more rigorous and deep cleaning of areas, especially those where grime can build up such...

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Non-Toxic Interior Window & Mirror Cleaning Recipe

Non-Toxic Interior Window & Mirror Cleaning Recipe

Photo: shutterstock.com We are back with another cleaning recipe, this one for your windows and mirrors! Traditional window cleaners contain toxic and harmful chemicals. Trade out your store bought cleaner for a homemade cleaning solution that utilizes common...

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How to Clean Your Hardwood Floors

How to Clean Your Hardwood Floors

How to Clean Your Hardwood Floors PHOTO: DIGTIALSTORM/GETTY IMAGES A question we get asked a lot is how to clean hardwood floors in a safe, healthy and effective way. The great thing about cleaning your hardwood floors organically is that it’s not only better for the...

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Recipe For a Clean Kitchen Sink

Recipe For a Clean Kitchen Sink

The kitchen sink often serves as a centerpiece of the house - and gets a lot of use! Today we share a recipe to keep your sink clean using green and organic ingredients. Ingredients Baking Soda Vinegar Lemon Dish Soap - choose an eco-friendly option Sponge or...

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Clean Toilet: Fast, Simple & Effective Methods

Clean Toilet: Fast, Simple & Effective Methods

The toilet…the item in the household most people dread cleaning. It is also the item that people tend to throw out green cleaning methods and reach for a “toilet cleaner” solution on the store shelf that sometimes contain very harsh chemical ingredients. The good news...

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Organic Cleaning for Your Car

Organic Cleaning for Your Car

I cannot believe we are already talking about this, but August is back to school month! The long days of summer are (sort of) coming to a close and children will be heading back to their classrooms and spending more time indoors. This can also mean an increased amount...

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Simple Summer Cleaning Hacks

Simple Summer Cleaning Hacks

The longer days of summer are here and with it, many routines have gone out the window…I mean, it’s summer after all! Despite the change in seasons and our schedules, there are some simple ways to keep your home fresh and clean for the season. We recommend choosing...

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Three Common & Toxic Cleaning Product Ingredients to AVOID

Three Common & Toxic Cleaning Product Ingredients to AVOID

To keep your home toxin free and as organic and eco-friendly as possible, it’s important to clean with products and use products that avoid harmful chemicals and other ingredients that are shown as being detrimental to your health. So what ingredients should you...

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Tips to Keep Your Home Allergen Free

Tips to Keep Your Home Allergen Free

As most of us know by now, the 2023 spring season has been a particularly tough allergy season, and it’s still here: June often brings peak levels of grass pollen. While we cannot escape allergens outdoors, there are a few ways to give yourself a reprieve from them...

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Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

Memorial Day weekend is upon us and with it, the unofficial start of the summer season! Whatever your summer may hold, we all enjoy the season best with some thoughtful cleaning preparation. What needs to be cleaned as we head into summer? Here is a short list to get...

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Deep house cleaning

Deep house cleaning

Why should we do a deep cleaning in our house? When should we do it? What is the benefit? How often should a house be deep cleaned? Did you know that inside our houses the pollution level is 70%? We should do a deep cleaning in our homes once per year, because over...

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How to remove mildew or mold from bathroom grout?

How to remove mildew or mold from bathroom grout?

You will need: Steamer Steel brush (small) vegetable plastic brush Cleaning rugs Work knee pads Eco friendly product The first thing you have to do is prepare your equipment and work area. Prep the area: 1) spray the entire area that you are going to remove the mildew...

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30 years serving Marin County.

30 years serving Marin County.

We are so grateful and happy to work here in Marin County and we love working for our clients. Whether we work in Mill Valley, Tiburon Belvedere, Corte Madera, Kentfield, San Anselmo, Fairfax or San Rafael or the surrounding areas. We care about both our employees and...

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3 Mask Safety Tips for Housecleaners and Homeowners

3 Mask Safety Tips for Housecleaners and Homeowners

Housecleaning can be done safely, even in a time of COVID-19. Taking the proper precautions is important for the homeowners and your families. Safety precautions are important for the team doing the cleaning, too. That’s why we’ve worked with our team to understand...

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Protecting You During COVID-19

Protecting You During COVID-19

During this global pandemic, your health is our highest priority. To protect you and your family from COVID-19, Organic Cleaning Supreme is offering proactive cleaning and sanitization services.  Protect yourself from COVID-19 without exposure to toxic chemicals. We...

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How Long Does A Deep Clean Take?

How Long Does A Deep Clean Take?

Have you been thinking about hiring house cleaners to clean your home? There are a myriad of reasons to hire professional grade cleaning to clean your home and tackle the biggest messes – but you may be wondering, how long will it take? Every house is different. This...

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How to Stay Safe at Home

How to Stay Safe at Home

The novel Coronavirus has compelled many to take extra precautions with staying safe at home. Washing hands, disinfecting surfaces, and sanitizing everything under the sun has become a new ritual in these unprecedented times. However, it is important to make sure you...

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Steam Cleaning to Prevent the Coronavirus

Steam Cleaning to Prevent the Coronavirus

Everyone is concerned about staying safe during this time of physical distancing. The advice coming from what ought to be trusted sources is actually conflicting, which causes a greater sense of anxiety and distrust. When people seek information on cleaning, it is...

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How Do I Clean My Home to Prevent the Coronavirus?

How Do I Clean My Home to Prevent the Coronavirus?

Organic Cleaning Supreme and Cleaning4Kids.org cleans AND disinfects without chemicals by using steam. We’ve expanded our use of steam to include high touch areas like tables, doorknobs, light switches, handles, desks, toilets, faucets, sinks. This makes Organic...

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7 Home Danger Zones – Do you know where to look?

7 Home Danger Zones – Do you know where to look?

We know you care about using organic, green, toxic free products to aid in your house cleaning tasks. However, people who keep their homes tidy and clean are surprised to learn their homes have pockets where bacteria and germs often thrive unnoticed. Recent headlines...

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Healthy Gift Giving

Healthy Gift Giving

Giving is all about choices. We know you care about, not only organic, non-toxic cleaning, but living a more environmentally friendly life. We are thankful for that this Thanksgiving weekend. We also know the holiday season is upon us. Black Friday and Cyber Monday...

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Deep Cleaning vs. Housecleaning

Deep Cleaning vs. Housecleaning

The difference between regular housecleaning and deep cleaning can feel as complicated as the first time you face a professional car wash. The menu of choices may need some explanation – from drive-through, brushless, hand wash, exterior detailing, vinyl conditioning,...

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It’s Official, we are a Certified Green Business!

It’s Official, we are a Certified Green Business!

Last month, we explored all the ways to go green. This month, we want to share with you that we received our certification. Our practices and principles have been green for years, but we decided to make it official. For us, the process proved to be simple. Marin...

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Organic, Green Life Choices

Organic, Green Life Choices

Listen to this blog post:   Last year’s catastrophic fires here in California, and now in the Amazon rainforest, along with severe weather events, like Hurricane Dorian, remind us that climate change is real. So, you might wonder if small steps to go green can...

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Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are in the news!

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are in the news!

Listen to this blog post:   But what do you know about VOCs? Last month, just across the bay from Marin, the City of Berkeley became the first in the nation to ban natural gas in new homes. In fact, Berkeley has led in environmental legislation. In 1977, Berkeley...

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7 Great Green Living Blogs

7 Great Green Living Blogs

Listen to this blog post:   Living a greener, simpler life by choosing organic foods and products takes dedication. While many more people every day are moving in that direction, getting tips from individuals who’ve been doing for years, can help us on that...

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Housecleaning is not a once and done task

Housecleaning is not a once and done task

Listen to this blog post:   3 tidying tips for between cleaning visits. After a hectic day at work, or play, opening the door to a freshly cleaned home is delightful. Keeping it that way can be a challenge. With an active family, or lifestyle, even when you have...

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5 Tips for Keeping Your House Clean During a Remodel

5 Tips for Keeping Your House Clean During a Remodel

Listen to this blog post:   Summer is often the time of year that home improvement projects begin. You may be planning a new kitchen makeover, an upstairs addition or an expanded family room. Whatever the project, life will be a bit topsy turvy for the duration...

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Toxin-free laundry

Toxin-free laundry

Listen to this blog post:   The study was small, but the message unmistakable. Chemicals in sunscreen can be absorbed in your bloodstream and there’s a chance that sunscreen could potentially be dangerous. We aren’t surprised, since we covered sunscreens in an...

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Cleaning for Kids fund run

Cleaning for Kids fund run

Listen to this blog post:   Thank you to all who gave your support. We want to share a fun and healthy event we participated in recently. Some people run for their health, and others run for a cause. On Sunday, April 28 a number of supporters of Cleaning for Kids...

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3 Benefits of Your Own Organic Vegetable Garden

3 Benefits of Your Own Organic Vegetable Garden

Listen to this blog post:   In a world that draws us deeper into technology every day, it might be time to get back to the garden. We all know that eating a variety of organic fresh vegetables and fruits is good for our health. Yet, you may not know about the...

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5 Housecleaning Tips for Allergy Season

5 Housecleaning Tips for Allergy Season

Listen to this blog post:   Spring can be a difficult season Many of our clients seek green, organic house cleaning because of allergies or compromised immune systems. Allergies are often described as an overreaction of the immune system to substances that...

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Who seeks green cleaning services and why?

Who seeks green cleaning services and why?

Listen to this blog post:   The number of people requesting green, organic housecleaning services grows by the day. Many individuals seeking green, organic housecleaning services have health issues. They suffer from allergies, asthma and/or autoimmune disease....

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What causes mold and where does it grow?

What causes mold and where does it grow?

Listen to this blog post:   After a wet rainy season in Marin County, the stage is set for things to grow. That includes a variety of household molds. This is cause for concern, especially if you, or someone in your family suffers from allergies or mold...

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What is this uncluttering craze about?

What is this uncluttering craze about?

Listen to this blog post:   Pick up a newspaper, or magazine or catch it on NetFix - How to unclutter our lives. Almost everyone seems to have heard of Marie Kondō, author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing....

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Why Green, Eco-Friendly House Cleaning in 2019?

Why Green, Eco-Friendly House Cleaning in 2019?

Listen to this blog post:     What began as an innovation, to use eco-friendly cleaning products is now something that more and more homeowners are seeking. In some ways, you could say we’ve come full circle with our daily house cleaning products. Vinegar...

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Eco-Friendly Gift Giving

Eco-Friendly Gift Giving

Listen to this blog post:   Gift giving is big this time of year. This may sound crazy, but according to Stanford University, Recycling, Americans throw away 25% more trash during the Thanksgiving to New Year's holiday period than any other time of year. The...

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Our Cause – Cleaning 4 Kids

Our Cause – Cleaning 4 Kids

If you’ve read our blogs before or visited our Why Us page, you already know how concerned we are about the use of harsh chemicals and how they may impact our bodies. Cleaning 4 Kids What you may not know is that we founded a new non-profit dedicated to providing one...

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We Are Hiring!

We Are Hiring!

We are hiring. If you are an experienced house cleaner and want to work using organic, eco-friendly products, please contact us to learn more.

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5 Tips for Going Green

5 Tips for Going Green

Listen to this blog post:   How Does a Family or Household Go Green? Choosing to live a greener, eco-friendly lifestyle can be a big step for some households. Often one member is more enthusiastic and takes the lead. Whether the impulse comes from a roommate,...

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How removing hidden toxins solved mystery illnesses.

How removing hidden toxins solved mystery illnesses.

If you are interested in living a more toxic free life, Beth Greer is a great resource. Named one of the top 50 health and environmental journalists to follow in 2016, she is the bestselling author of a Super Natural Home: Improve Your Health, Home, and Planet–One Room at a Time.

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Meditation, Order and A Clean House

Meditation, Order and A Clean House

Listen to this blog post: Your Home Reflects Your World. Our environment or outer reality (where we live and work) is a reflection of, or at the very least impacts, our inner state of mind. Clutter, disarray, dust and dirt can make it hard to concentrate, let alone...

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5 Tips for Moving Into a New Home

5 Tips for Moving Into a New Home

Listen to this blog post: What steps make moving into your new home a great experience? Whether you just bought your first home or signed the lease for a new apartment, making a short list of must do items can ease the transition. We all make assumptions about what to...

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Is A Toxin Free Home Enough?

Is A Toxin Free Home Enough?

Listen to this blog post: What about toxins on your skin? What do we do about toxins that are found everywhere – in the air we breathe, the water we drink, even in our own bodies? We work hard to keep toxins out of our homes, but we often fail to keep toxins away from...

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Can I Allergy-Proof My Home?

Can I Allergy-Proof My Home?

Listen to this blog post: We often think about spring and summer as allergy seasons. The spring rains bring wild growth and pollen that flourishes as the summer evolves. But did you know that the inside air can be more detrimental to allergies than outdoor air?...

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5 Spring Cleaning Tips

5 Spring Cleaning Tips

Listen to this blog post: Last month we covered how to remove harsh toxins from your choice of cleaning products. Now, it’s time to tackle Spring cleaning. What comes to mind when you think of Spring cleaning? Taking down the drapes, putting away the down comforter,...

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How Do I Clean With Fewer Toxins?

How Do I Clean With Fewer Toxins?

Listen to this blog post: Many of us, but especially pregnant women, are interested in cleaning with fewer toxins. As promised, we’ll start with the substitutions for the toxic chemicals highlighted in our last blog. What organic substitutions can work in place of...

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Pregnancy And Household Toxins

Pregnancy And Household Toxins

Listen to this blog post: Are pregnant women at special risk of household toxins? By now, almost everyone, and especially pregnant women have been warned about the potential toxic effects of alcohol consumption and smoking. For pregnant women, the most immediate...

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Damp Weather And Your Home

Damp Weather And Your Home

What does damp weather mean for your home? After a long dry spell, the rains finally hit Marin again. While many rejoiced, if you or someone in your family, has allergies or a chronic condition like asthma, the damp brings concerns. Aside from the fact that plants...

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Start 2018 with an Organic Cleanse – of Your Home

Start 2018 with an Organic Cleanse – of Your Home

We’ve all heard how a fast, or cleanse is a great way to start the year off. An organic cleanse is not just for our bodies. Your home deserves a fresh start, too, free of harsh chemicals and toxins. Certain cleaning remedies, like vinegar have been used for centuries....

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