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April 5 2007 Cleaning Newsletter

Cleaning Newsletter

Cleaning Newsletter


Good, clean ideas for a good, clean home


By Kathryn Weber, BellaOnline Cleaning Editor




Clean Thoughts         Editor's notes

Featured Product      Erie Cotton Microfiber Cloths Sanitizer

Featured Article        Polishing -- How to Get a Hotel Clean at Home





Fortunately, or unfortunately, however you choose to look at it, I stay in hotels a lot.  Sometimes I get bored with travel and other times I am energized by it.  I was once stuck in Moscow for about ten days and was staying at the Marriott Grand Hotel on Tverskaya St.  I say "stuck" because there were some paperwork problems I was having that kept me there longer than I had wanted.  Because it was mid-December, I wasn't out sightseeing and spent a lot of time waiting on the phone to ring in my room.  Having that "opportunity," I got to see how hotel maids in Moscow kept that hotel looking as though humans didn't stay or work there.  Everything gleamed.


What I noticed was how busy they were wiping, polishing, and rubbing everything to a glorious reflection.  There was a set routine to the cleaning. They'd make beds, dust, clean bathrooms, polish everything, vacuum and then leave.  Over and over...day after day.  Another city with a polishing fever?  Singapore.  You don't dare to even have a dirty thought there!  Every shopkeeper polishes and wipes and has a bucket of cleaner and a cloth at the ready in case a smudge even thinks about marring the beautiful finish of the brass handles of their shops or the glass counters. 


Ready today's article on polishing.  It's cleaning's last -- and often overlooked -- step.  Shine on!



Kathryn Weber

Cleaning Editor for Bellaonline



P.S. It's time to start thinking about Spring Cleaning!  I've included links to some spring cleaning articles for you below.



FEATURED PRODUCT:    Eriecotton.com Microfiber

The products featured here are ones I use in my own home, that I can personally attest to, and that I L-O-V-E.  I want you to try them, too, because I know you will also enjoy them and they will help you keep a cleaner, more comfortable home.


Erie Cotton has wonderful, high-quality microfiber -- including microfiber mops with extra long handles at prices that are hard to beat online or in stores.  Best of all, they're just nice folks.  Be sure to tell them Kathryn Weber with BellaOnline sent you.




Polishing -- How to Get a Hotel Clean at Home

Walk into a five star hotel and the first thing you notice is the gleaming glass and sparkling metal fixtures. Why? These hotels know that cleaning is important, but that the final step in cleaning is polishing. Get that hotel sparkle at your home.

Click here to read the article:  http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art50282.asp



Get in the Swing with Spring Cleaning!

Spring cleaning articles help you get your house ready for Spring


General Spring Cleaning               http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art40173.asp

It's not clean until...                   http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art24334.asp

Pressure Wash Your House           http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art16222.asp

Clutter & Cleaning                      http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art40180.asp

Clean Windows Fast & Easy         http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art4907.asp




Kathryn Weber is the cleaning editor for BellaOnline, Living Space newspaper columnist (Victoria Advocate, Beaches Leader, et al), and publisher of the Red Lotus Letter feng shui E-Zine (www.redlotusletter.com). 


RADIO, TV PRODUCERS & HOSTS: Do you have a radio show and need an entertaining guest?  Kathryn is a popular guest on radio and television shows.  Witty and entertaining, she can talk on a variety of subjects -- from feng shui to cleaning to our aversion to housekeeping. 


NEED CONTENT OR A SPEAKER?  Contact Kathryn for information about speaking opportunities, radio or television interviews, and content.  If you have a need for feng shui, lifestyle, home and garden, or cleaning information or content for your E-zine, website, or publication, Kathryn would be delighted to speak with you.



Kathryn Weber                             

P.O. Box 531, Cuero, Texas  77954                                            

Telephone:  361.676.8800

FAX:  361.277.8391


(C) 2007 Kathryn Weber.  All contents of this newsletter are copyrighted.  All rights reserved.

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