10 Best Cleaning Tips Books

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The cleaning and organizing section of any major bookstore can be a confusing place to shop. If you're looking for a book to help you clean, you may not know what kind of cleaning help you need. These books are designed to give you the best cleaning tips that are effective and easy to use.
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    Cheryl Mendelson has written a book that needs to be on the shelf of every home. With specific and timely information about cleaning every surface you will encounter, Cheryl is able to mix in answers about how and why we clean. A delightful and in depth read, this book makes a perfect gift for a new housekeeper or one looking to rekindle his/her relationship with home maintenance.
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    Martha Stewart's Homekeeping Handbook is filled with basic and advanced techniques to care for any sized home. With a room by room guide, an A-Z materials guide, illustrations, charts, and tons of tips, this book makes a great gift for a friend, relative, acquaintance, or yourself.
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    A staple for cleaning hints, Haley is here to provide all the help you need for cleaning. These cleaning hints will have your home sparkling with easy to implement strategies for cleaning all areas of your home.
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    If you have trouble organizing your cleaning or setting up a cleaning schedule that keeps your home in order, The FlyLady's lessons will help you set up a schedule that keeps your home clean and ready for company. It all begins with a shiny sink.
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    Don Aslett's Cleaning Encyclopedia is an illustrated A to Z guide on cleaning almost anything that can be found in your home. With detailed specific instructions, including which cleaners to use, The Cleaning Encyclopedia is an invaluable resource for helping clean the house.
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    Good Housekeeping has written a household handbook that covers cleaning, organizing, and maintaining the home. With more than just cleaning tips, this book will help you create a cleaning schedule, complete cleaning tasks, and organize your home.
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    How the Queen Cleans Everything

    Linda Cobb's How the Queen Cleans Everything combines several of her most popular books into one handy reference guide for housekeepers. Learn the best ways to do laundry, remove stains, clean house, and care for your home in all seasons. The Queen's advice is practical, useful, and easy to understand.
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    Clean Like a Man : Housekeeping for Men (and the Women Who Love Them)

    Finally a housekeeping book for men that will help them get things as clean as a woman would like. Tom McNulty does a great job at appealing to the need to clean quickly, efficiently, and effectively. Designed to appeal to mean and women, this book is a great resource for those who lose interest in cleaning easily. Keeping the readers attention and giving great advice are easily achieved in this book.
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    Sidetracked Home Executives From Pigpen to Paradise

    Pam and Peggy, two sidetracked sisters share how they transformed their homes and lives from pigpens to well-functioning homes with a change in attitude and some 3 by 5 index cards. For housekeepers who become overwhelmed with how much work a home can generate, this system is easy to use and provides hope to hopeless housekeepers.
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    The basics of cleaning combine with environmentally friendly methods in this book from Linda Mason Hunter and Mikki Halpin. The book includes a brief history of cleaning, introduction to toxic elements in some cleaning supplies, tool lists for green cleaning, and a room by room, stain by stain guide to cleaning your home. This book is also on thick stain and water resistant pages, perfect for keeping around while you're cleaning.