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Archive for December, 2011



Prices of Vacuum Cleaners? A1 Sparkles Cleaning and Restoration There are a few general rules about vacuum cleaners andprice. Upright vacuum cleaners are overall less expensive than canister vacuumcleaners. Another general rule is that newer features can drive up cost. An upright vacuum cleaner will cost anywhere from 50 dollarsfor a low-end lightweight model, to over […]




What Can Vinegar Clean

Can Vinegar Clean Anything and Everything?   It’s as close to a miracle cleaner as anything I’veever found. But sometimes, people go          a little far in their expectations ofvinegars abilities. Believe it or not, there are a few things that vinegarshould not be used to clean.      Diluted   1. […]




Going Green with the HolidayCleanup  http://www.a1sparkles.com/ The holiday season hasarrived. Celebrations and gifts will be at the forefront of the festivities.Presents ripped open, gift wrap and tissue paper, bags and boxes tore into insearch for the gift. There is bound to be piles of wrap and tissue paper, boxesand bags, in nearly each and every […]




Control Dust Mite and Pet Allergies

Bedding: Select non-allergic, washable bedding materials. Rather than pillows stuffed with feathers. Get special casings (plastic or rubberized fabric) that zip around mattresses, box springs and pillows. These limit your exposure to dust mite particles. Use washable blankets and spreads, and wash all bedding (including pillows) every week in hot water. Humidity: If possible, install […]




Dusting Tips

Dusting Tips  By  A1 Sparkles Cleaning Philadelphia PA   1. Keep windows, doors, and garage doors closed.  2. If you like to keep your windows open, buy allergen protective screens (go to www.nationalallergysupply.com).  3. Buy high end filters for your home that minimize dust.  4. Take off your shoes before coming into your home and […]




How To Remove Urine From Carpet

Keep the following items on hand so you will be prepared to handle fresh spills on your carpet: Neutral dish detergent such as Dawn® Spotter such as our free life time replacement Spot Out® and Enzyme product for urine stains Clean Rags, Small Scrub Brush, and Bottled/Purified Water Hydrogen peroxide (3% solution) for browning stains; […]




What are the methods of carpet cleaning

There are 6 different methods of carpet cleaning. A1 Sparkles has added to the final method Natural Carpet Cleaning. 1. Absorbent Compound – An organic or synthetic compound that is spread into the carpet, absorbs soils, and is removed by dry vacuuming.  Advantage                                           Disadvantage Low Moisture                                        Low Cleaning Power Allows Blending                                    Carpet Fiber Distortion Quick Return […]




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