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Why Hiring a Professional Cleaner is a Great Idea

Are you indecisive about hiring professional cleaners to help around the house? Perhaps you’re worried about the affordability or if it is even necessary? Here are seven reasons why you should hire professionals to do the job. Don’t spend another weekend cleaning the...

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Pre-Sale Home and Office Cleaning

Pre-Sale Home and Office Cleaning

Let your home or office shine with pre-sale cleaning  Are you selling up? Whether commercial or domestic, there’s a lot at stake for both buyers and sellers when you decide to put your premises on the market. Have it looking it’s very best with a thorough clean and...

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Green Clean: The Truth about Chemicals

Green Clean: The Truth about Chemicals

  The infamous germ is having its time in the spotlight. We're being told that bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa should be abolished by harsh chemical products. What if you knew how unhealthy cleaning chemicals are? Do we really want to be killing every...

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How to Clean Upholstery the Right Way: Some Tips

How to Clean Upholstery the Right Way: Some Tips

Freshen up your space Life happens. Over time couches look drab and dreary bringing down the room with them. A fresh upholstery clean not only gives a lift to the aesthetic of your interior but it’s a delight to relax on a clean couch! Luckily, we’ve compiled a couple...

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Streak Free Windows: A Three Step Guide

Streak Free Windows: A Three Step Guide

Steps for streak-free windows Cleaning windows is straightforward. If you want your windows to look sparking clean from both the inside and out, follow this quick and easy guide. Your windows will be gleaming in a matter of minutes. 1) Wipe and brush the windows down...

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Precious Tips for Cleaning your Marble Floors

Precious Tips for Cleaning your Marble Floors

Who doesn’t feel a sense of achievement when their marble floors shine in the daylight! If you’re struggling with cleaning or researching new methods on how to look after your floors, this article might be just what you need. FACT Marble doesn’t just make a beautiful...

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Are you Cleaning your Vinyl Floors with a Steam Mop?

Are you Cleaning your Vinyl Floors with a Steam Mop?

Steam and vinyl do not mix! As a floor care professional, I have maintained and refurbished floors for the last 20 years. Last week I went to assess a project. What I saw was that the floor was badly damaged. When I asked the occupants about their housekeeping...

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Cockroaches: A Quick Guide

Do cockroaches give you the heebie-jeebies? Does the sight of one scuttling along the ground cause you to jump back in disgust? Quite commonplace in New Zealand, you’re likely to pick up the phone and summon the pest-controller. And for good reason, these little...

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5 Natural Ways to Deal with The Buzzing Flies of Summer

5 Natural Ways to Deal with The Buzzing Flies of Summer

Why do flies come out in Summer?   It’s going to be that time of the year again. Days get longer and hotter but this means that pests that hibernated or died during winter make an unwelcome return. Vinegar flies, house flies and blowflies, when they’re droning...

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Wasps: Stings, Symptoms, Treatments, & Remedies

Wasps: Stings, Symptoms, Treatments, & Remedies

Do you have a wasp nest problem?   You’re not alone. The most abundant and dangerous pests in New Zealand are these tiny, winged invader insects. Wasps were accidentally introduced in 1940s at the end of World War II from Germany and as a non-native species, they...

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Your Carpets and the Pressures of Covid-19

Working from home more often? Lately, we’ve been spending more time at home and that means your carpet is likely showing signs of wear and tear. Working from home instead of the office, pets bringing in mud, and children running around all contribute to a worn, dull,...

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Upskilling: Approaching Leadership like Sport

Upskilling: Approaching Leadership like Sport

In any sport, practice is key. To become better, you have to put in the hours. I recently joined the marketing team at Service King. When I spoke to the managing director Vick Sharma, I asked him, what are your hobbies? What are you passionate about? What do you like...

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Oven Cleaning: Get your oven looking like new again

Oven Cleaning: Get your oven looking like new again

 How frequently should one clean the oven?   Oven cleaning, most people would agree, it’s the worst job in the kitchen! In fact, most of us dislike cleaning the oven so much that we simply ignore it until it’s too late. By then, the fat and food deposits have...

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Four Ways a Cleaning Service can Save your Business Money

Keeping your company's premises tidy, clean and aesthetically pleasing is one of the biggest and ongoing challenges you face as a business owner. Staff, clients and customers streaming in-and-out and busy days means dirt, grime, and untidiness accumulates but this is...

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Everything Under One Roof

Everything Under One Roof

What does Service King currently offer to customers? Currently, our model is centred around offering superb commercial cleaning services and other essential services all across Auckland. We commit to making this process easy and streamlined for our customers. And to...

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Modern Rules for Good Habits & Cleaner Workplaces

Cleaning as you go saves time & money!    Having the professionals come in to keep your workplace neat and tidy is the best way to maintain office cleanliness and the health of everyone in it. In saying this, commercial cleaners can’t be around every second...

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My Ten Years at Auckland Zoo

My Ten Years at Auckland Zoo

Auckland Zoo is a fascinating and humanly social place and after volunteering there for 10 years, I would like to share some of my experiences with you.  I would also like to thank the Service King team and my husband and director Vick Sharma, who have shared my...

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From Garage Start-Up to Success: Kiwi Ingenuity

Business expansion. What does it really take? Is Service King a classic example of kiwi ingenuity, hard work and dedication? Speaking to founders Vick and Carol, I recently learned that maybe it is. Originally spawning from a small garage in Te Atatu Peninsula, the...

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Is your Cleaning Sixth Sense Verified?

Feeling the Sixth Sense  At Service King we believe there's more to Cleaning than wipe, dust, vacuum, remove, repeat. That clean is more than just ‘everything in its right place’. It’s a place where everything feels just right. We call that feeling the 6th Sense. It’s...

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Five Ways You Can Maintain Your Garden During Winter

Just like our skin, winter has a drastic effect on our plants. But with a little extra love and care, you can make sure your garden not only survives through the winter, it’ll thrive in spring all the more beautiful. How can I take care of my garden during winter? 1....

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Five Essential Cleaning Supplies to Keep Handy

Spruce using the right equipment   You can't get a job done right without the correct tools and equipment. When it comes to giving your home a spruce up, these every-day items will make sure of that!   1.     Reusable Microfibre cloth Microfibre cloths...

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A Professional Cleaning Team Saves Time & Money

You’ve probably heard the saying 'Time is Money' We are so occupied in our work that we feel like the time just disappears and before you know it, it’s the end of the day. Everyone loves to come back to a clean home after a long day of work. But, if you’ve had a busy...

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Take the Stress Out of Moving In & Moving Out

Take the Stress Out of Moving In & Moving Out

Plan, Plan, Plan (and budget)!    Moving is consistently ranked as a top ten stressful event in one’s life.  It’s not just the physical aspect of peeling up your roots and replanting them somewhere else but all the other tiny details involved. Firstly, the...

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Smarter Ways to Clean Your Home Quick & Easy

Smarter Ways to Clean Your Home Quick & Easy

Work from top to bottom Gravity still works when it comes to house cleaning!  Cleaning from top-to-bottom is working smarter, not harder! Wipe away ceiling cobwebs, wash the walls, window sills and windows before vacuuming the floor. The same goes for window cleaning,...

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Do you Know what to Look for in a Commercial Cleaner?

Do you Know what to Look for in a Commercial Cleaner?

Are you planning on hiring professional commercial cleaning providers but are unsure of which to select? Here are some important features to look for in a potential cleaning company before handing over the cleaning task. Industry experience Look for a cleaning company...

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How to get the most out of your Cleaning Professionals

Getting the most from your cleaners Professional cleaners can add major benefits to any business. Making the decision to invest in a cleaning company for your commercial cleaning needs is a great call. Professionals know all the best ways to clean your work...

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