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How to Clean Up Your Home Office in a Flash

With many people in the UK returning to working at home, we’ve put together a list of quick tips to help keep your home office clean. With the current Coronavirus guidelines encouraging UK residents to work from home where possible, many of us have returned to working remotely. Whether you’re commuting to a home office, […]

A comprehensive guide to floor maintenance

Christmas has come and gone. With some employees returning to offices, and the temperatures getting lower, it is time to start thinking about your floor maintenance. We might not think about our floors also bearing the brunt of colder temperatures, but just like you (and your home) your commercial property also feels the chill of […]

Spilled Mulled Wine on the Carpet?

Mulled wine: it’s a festive favourite, sure to spice up any holiday get together. But what do you do if it gets spilled on your beloved carpets? First thing’s first, don’t panic. You might not know what to do when faced with the sight of a great big wine stain on your floor, but we […]

The 12 Cleans of Christmas (Part Two)

Twelve things around the house that you probably aren’t cleaning regularly, but you should be. Following Part One of our 12 Cleans of Christmas last week, we’re bringing you the final six items to be cleaning regularly this Christmas and New Year. If you missed the first six items, you can find last week’s blog […]

The 12 Cleans of Christmas Part 1

With December now upon us, we’ve put together a list of twelve things around the house that you probably aren’t cleaning regularly, that you should be ahead of the festive season. You might not have a partridge and pear tree or five gold rings, but there are still quite a number of things around the […]

How to remove mud from your carpets

Mud can be a complete nightmare, especially for pet owners and young kids about with it being traipsed across the house. Most of you have probably looked at your carpets and panicked, then started to aggressively rub the fresh mud, in a desperate attempt to clean it up as quickly! Well, that will usually make […]

How to remove dog odour from your carpets and upholstery

Whether you’re the proud parent of one tail-wagging, four-legged friend or a whole pack of them, it’s not uncommon for dog owners to notice a distinct odour inside their homes. And once you smell it, you’re not likely to forget it. Beyond the pungent smell of housebreaking training accidents, lingering dog odours usually smell like […]

It’s important to clean and refresh your upholstery

The fabric of your upholstery is the perfect place for dirt and grime to build up, and your sofa can begin to look old and tired if it isn’t cleaned regularly. Our cleaning experts share their advice to make it fresher and to give it a new lease of life. Vacuum Your vacuum cleaner isn’t just […]

Removing stains at Christmas time

With Christmas fast approaching you’ll need to make sure your home is in top-notch condition. What happens if you get goose fat on your kitchen floor or cranberry sauce on the carpet? We explain how to remove Christmas stains below. What do the experts have to say? We are experts in cleaning carpets, upholstery and […]

Santa’s Christmas cleaning checklist

Santa manages to squeeze down all of our chimneys and neatly place all of our Christmas presents under the tree without leaving a trace each year, but how does he do it?  We spoke to the jolly happy soul himself to see what’s on his Christmas list of cleaning essentials. Santa said: “Visiting so many homes […]

What to expect when we come to clean your carpets

On a daily basis, your carpet is subject to more wear and tear than anywhere else in your home and affects its overall appearance. Our team of trained carpet cleaners across the UK are here to help keep your carpets looking clean and fresh all year round. What equipment is used? We use specialist equipment […]

The psychological benefits of a cleaner home

A clean and well-organised house can bring you more happiness and internal stability throughout the week. While cleaning and organising will never be considered a reliable solution for mental health issues, the latest research does indicate that having a clean and organised home can bring some serious psychological benefits. By removing extra clutter, dust, dirt, […]

How to keep a carved pumpkin from rotting

Carving pumpkins to create grinning, smirking or even scary jack-o-lanterns is a much anticipated Halloween activity in many households. Of course, you want your hard work to welcome trick-or-treaters up to and even beyond the big night, which is why it’s so sad when your painstakingly carved creations start to decay or mold before the […]

How to make your home Boo-tiful after a Halloween Party

How to make your home BOO-tiful after a Halloween Party Over the past decade, Halloween in the UK has become a lot more popular. People are dressing up more in fancy dress and having Halloween themed parties to celebrate! Parties might be very different this year with virtual parties and social distancing, but that doesn’t […]

Halloween Stain Tips

Halloween can be a messy time of the year, full of sticky sweets, face painting and even the odd spot of fake blood. These can be disastrous for clothing and soft furnishings but our cleaning experts are on hand with their stain removal tips to keep your home clean this Halloween. Hair Raising  If you’re using […]

Stain tips for school holidays

School’s out… Time to prepare for those inevitable spillages that seem to follow children around! We know that sticky fingers are frequently wiped on carpets or furniture and art masterpieces usually miss the canvas and hit the floor instead. It’s often pen marks and spilt glue that are the cause of the most angst for […]

Why should I pay a company to get my carpets cleaned?

 Here at ServiceMaster Clean, we often get asked why should I pay a company to clean my carpets if I can hire or just buy a machine myself? Hiring a machine from your local supermarket or DIY store is always an option, but then so is fixing your own car with just a spanner! […]

Earth Day 2020

Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22nd and was created to flood the world with hope, optimism and action, all around our beautiful planet Earth. The first Earth Day was introduced back in 1970, therefore, celebrating its 50th Birthday this year, and now has over 75,000 partners working together to drive positive action. […]

Spring cleaning your floors

Over and above any area of the house, our floors bear the brunt of heavy traffic every day and in all weather.  Shoes, boots, muddy trainers, studded football boots, even roller skates work their way across our floors and carpets but the chances are when you do your spring cleaning they just get a quick wash or vacuum, reserving the deep cleaning for other areas of the house.  We’ve explained […]

10 things to do in the garden

The Easter weekend is a slightly different one this year with us ‘staying home’, but don’t let that stop you having fun in the garden! We’ve put together some fun activities that you and your family can do in the garden whilst the weather is nice this bank holiday weekend.  #1 Garden Easter egg hunt   If you have young children or just want […]