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Holiday Time

Thanksgiving is all over and Christmas is just around the corner. If you are expecting company over for Christmas, Ann Arbor Cleaners are a great company to call to get professional help for cleaning. Ann Arbor maid services can help you with all of your cleaning needs. They can clean your blinds and windows, removing unsightly dust and debris, as well as cleaning the windows and window ledges. Other services they offer is hands-and-knees mopping of floors, emptying garbage cans, cleaning the inside and outside of the microwave and stovetop, and vacuuming. Also they clean and disinfect countertops and backsplash in the kitchen and shower walls in the bathroom. The professional maids will make up the beds in the guest rooms and vacuum the rugs and under the bed if necessary to get your house prepared for company as well as dusting ceiling fans and fixtures. They offer flexible times…

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Wood Blinds

As we all know, there are many different styles of blinds out there; of the many choices vinyl, aluminum, and wood are the three most popular.  I have talked a little about vinyl and aluminum, today I will cover wood blinds.  There are two main reasons to get wood blinds vs the other styles; looks and insulation function.

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Cordless Shades

If you have small children or pets and you want to have shades in your house, cordless treatments are a better option because exposed cords pose a strangulation risk.  In cordless shades, the cords are hidden within the fabric, and the fabric is all one piece so that there are no strings anywhere to pull on.  The shade can be moved up or down either with a wand, a remote, or simply by pushing them up and down.  They are much safer for kids, and give you peace of mind.

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Blackout

When my son was born, the bedroom we put him in must be east facing, because the sun would just pour into his room early in the day and increase in brightness throughout the day.  At that time, we did not have any blinds or curtains in his room, a problem we needed to rectify promptly if there was to be any hope that he would nap.  I started to look into curtains to start with, and found many different varieties, from sheer to ridiculously thick, many choices, options and prices that ranged from very cheap to super expensive.

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Gratitude

Today was admittedly a long day for me, and while elaborating (i.e. b*tching) about it for some feels useful it really is not. Instead I’d like to focus on what went right. On days I’m feeling especially stressed or caught up in the face paced crazy that happens so easily in everyday life, making a list if what you accomplished can be very calming.