Must have items (and often forgotten) for vacation rental

Being a residential house cleaning service, we are at Rocket Maids Los Angeles work quite closely with vacation rentals. This industry is in high demand in different areas of the city: Downtown, Santa Monica. Brentwood, Hollywood, Century City, West Hollywood, Manhattan Beach and so on. We work with one of the best hosts in the city and learned a few things from them that will make your vacation rental look and feel like a 5 star hotel. Bedding. Spend some extra money on your bedding if you want flawless reviews about your property. At the beginning you might think to save on linens and buy some cheap options from Amazon. We have to warn you that inexpensive bedding not only looks and feels differently but also won't last long comparing to the middle range bedding. Tip: look at discount stores for a luxury bedding that will last long. Towels. Do you know why all hotels have white towels? They are...
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Oven cleaning tips from residential cleaning company

At Rocket Maids, a residential cleaning company located in Los Angeles, we are pros when it comes to oven cleaning. That's why we decided to share some tips related to oven cleaning and you may choose whichever best suites your needs and preferences in cleaning. Oven cleaning is not a glamorous thing to do. People usually skip it during their regular cleaning, saving for another time. Another time never comes... Therefore, you can imagine how dirty ovens can be during move out cleanings. All those layers of burnt food (is it a fireplace or oven?), melted cheese from pizza, grease all over the oven (thanks to that turkey that you cooked for last year Thanksgiving) and so on. We would recommend to use a fume-free oven cleaner in a spray bottle. Unfortunately, when you don't have enough time to scrub your oven, this is the best product to use. There are definitely green products on the market and in  your pantry to...
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Gift card for a home cleaning

Save time with holiday shopping and buy a gift card for home cleaning. Finally fall is here! Even in Los Angeles nights are getting colder and day shorter. We will soon pack into a warm clothes and will be waiting for our favorite holiday season with a mug of hot chocolate in one hand and Christmas cookie in another. This season brings our favorite warm colors, aromas, tastes and holidays. However, with holidays, we are getting a problem: what would be the best gift? You were thinking about a new headphones for your friend but electronics store is so far from your home! And warm and cozy blanket for your mom? Unfortunately, home goods store is packed during these days and you barely have time for shopping... Well, we can help you here! We are offering an instant online gift card for a home cleaning! Just choose amount and enter recipient's email address and you're done! It's that easy and fast. Probably,...
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Everything that you need to know about move out cleaning

Everything that you need to know about move out cleaning Moving out of your apartment or house is not only expensive but also stressful. Eventually, you need to arrange movers, move out cleaning, pay a new deposit even before you get an old one back, fix appliances, fix any damages and so on. Some landlords can ask for a lot of things to be completed before you can even start a conversation about your deposit. We understand that your relocation could happen under certain circumstances and you might be on a tight budget. We are at Rocket Maids understand that all cases are different and we can help you here and explain what specific things landlords are looking in a move out cleaning. Kitchen We would suggest to start in the kitchen. This is one of the toughest areas in your place even if you're a very tidy person. Grease and dust could accumulate in the hidden areas that are very hard...
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How to clean your place like a professional house cleaning company

How to clean your place like a professional  house cleaning company Do you want to learn how to clean your place like a professional house cleaning company? There are many resources that provide step-by-step instructions and all of them are different. Rocket Maids is a professional house cleaning company so we decided to create our almost complete guide, based on our professional house cleaning company experience in Los Angeles. As a result, your house or apartment will shine if you follow these steps because usually you follow the same routine and therefore don't have the time to try out new techniques. It takes time and a lot of elbow grease to maintain your place clean, nonetheless with a steady and continuous routine this can be achieved quicker and maintained easily, as a result you will have a consistently clean space at the end! Finally, here are some of our guidelines on how to clean like a professional housecleaning company. Below you will...
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How to make your place even more clean?

When you hire a professional residential cleaning service (like us - Rocket Maids) you can be sure that your house or apartment will sparkle once we're done and leave the place. But what can you do to make it even cleaner? Here is the answer - storage container. A large number of people consider the place clean if there is no visual clutter. All those endless chargers, plugs, toys, boxes, etc etc.. can significantly clutter even a decent size house, not to mention a small apartment. The solution here is a simple container or square-shaped box that you can put away and access easily when you need to. If you're not the greatest organizer, just sort all things by the theme: all chargers, small electronic devices, plugs, batteries and other related items go in one box. If you have time you may also sort them and put them into a smaller containers. But even collecting them into one b ox will significantly declutter your space. Rocket...
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Move out cleaning will help to get your deposit back!

We have all been there. Moving to a new place is always stressful, expensive and you need to make sure that you return your apartment or house in good shape to get your security deposit back. Thinking about move out cleaning? It's always easier and safer to get a professional house cleaning service to clean your place (you may book your service here). We can guarantee that the landlord will accept our cleaning or we will come back to re-do it! What if you're on a tight budget or just love cleaning yourself and want to complete a move out cleaning without a residential cleaning company? We can help you with that! Here is a checklist of the things that landlords ask to complete during move out cleanings: All rooms Corners (web removal) Vacuum cleaning Shelves are dusted Furniture is dusted Floors are mopped Window sills are wiped Trash bins emptied Laundry area is dusted and wiped Baseboards Windows and door tracks are cleaned ...
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What is a deep cleaning at Rocket Maids?

What is a deep cleaning? Let’s say you've never had a maid clean your house before. You may consider it clean but our professional cleaners can spot very minor details that usually get missed and we clean them when you hire a professional residential cleaning company. As a residential cleaning service, we are frequently getting questions related to a deep cleaning package. Our deep cleaning is a quantity-based option and it gives you additional 1.5-2 hours of cleaning. You may add as many deep cleaning extras as you need. Why do we have this option? Sometimes only general cleaning is not enough. Though our prices are flat, they have been calculated based on an average time spent at the property. So if you feel that you would like your home to be extra clean or you haven’t had a cleaning service in your home for more than 2 months, we would definitely recommend to add this option. Please keep in mind the size of...
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