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How to remove tough spots

Here are some more laundry tips we learned at our recent Housekeeper Training Seminar, “The Keys to Laundry Success.” At the seminar, we learned how important it is to always take care to wash away any spots and stains on your washables. So, our tip today … how to manage and remove some tough, common stains. Identify the spot. The more you know about what…

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Here are some Natural Cleaning Solutions

In our most recent Housekeeper training seminar on “The Keys to Laundry Success,” Damaris Christopher taught us about several natural cleaning products and solutions. Just in case you were unable to attend, here are four of the great tips we learned about to get started with natural cleaning: A great Stain Remover can be made by mixing baking soda, hydrogen peroxide & hot water (soak…

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One last spring cleaning tip for summer & beyond!

Though spring is “on it’s last legs,” we wanted to give you a couple cleaning tips that may still be useful. These tips are both Nanny and parent-worthy and may have added health and safety benefits for your children or charges. We all know babies put everything in their mouths, including their toys! A great daily habit to get into is to wipe down toys…

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Professional Housekeeper Training with Charles MacPherson

On May 11th & 12th, Town + Country is partnering with Charles MacPherson to host a two-day professional housekeeper training class at the Hotel Sofitel in Redwood City. We’re incredibly excited to have Charles here to work with some of our top-notch housekeepers. Charles is the founder of Charles MacPherson Associates Inc. He has nearly three decades of experience in the service industry. In 2009,…

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“Three Dot” Laundry

I’m just old enough to remember trying to read columns by Herb Caen, Art Hoppe and Charles McCabe in the San Francisco Chronicle.  (This is back in the day when the “Sporting Green” was actually printed on green paper.)  I was trying to move beyond the funny pages, and I was just old enough to read their columns, but not really old enough to understand…

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