Our company has been part of this community for 15 years. As longstanding members of the business community in Prescott and Prescott Valley, I believe that I can say we are “rooted” in the community here. What a great feeling to know your neighbors and business owners and to have so many friends … [Read more...] about Loving Our Community
The New Year often brings resolutions. Things you say you WANT to do, but haven’t wanted to do badly enough to do before now. Lets face it, just because it is a new year doesn’t mean we are miraculously going to change everything after the fireworks are done. I heard on a radio program a statement … [Read more...] about Learning to Love What is Good for You
Vacation rentals and part-time homes are popular in the Prescott area. More and more people are purchasing homes and using them for their own vacation getaways or renting them out as vacation rentals. There are many things to consider if you do not live in your home full-time. If you own a … [Read more...] about Is Your Vacation Home or Rental Ready for the Season?
Here we are, close to the end of the year and facing the oncoming holidays. Do you secretly dread the hustle and bustle or are you excitedly anticipating all the sights, sounds, smells and activities that are upon us? Whatever holiday you celebrate, this is a busy time of year for everyone. … [Read more...] about Creating a Warm, Inviting Home for the Holidays
During this time of the year, many of us decorate our homes to reflect the fall season and Halloween. If the intention is for your house to be scary, that’s cute, but it’s not cute if there are things in your home that may be dangerous or costly. Let’s look at some of the things that are not cute … [Read more...] about Is Your House Scary?
Here at Prescott Maid to Order, we know how important our furry friends are to our clients. We see it every day in the homes of the people we serve. Often we find that the kids are all grown up and the companionship of the pets in these homes is paramount to the lives of our clients. Because of … [Read more...] about Pets: Part of Our Heart, Home
When I visit a home to find out how we can help someone with cleaning needs, I will usually ask, “How can we help you?” I may need to change my approach because often the response is, “Well, I want my house cleaned.” As simple and obvious as it may sound, there are actually a lot of variations in … [Read more...] about Understanding the Customer, Home
Our theme this month at Prescott Maid to Order is, “Enjoy every day this summer and leave the cleaning to us.” As the weather turns warmer and we come into vacation season, I automatically feel happier. People are out and about, enjoying our beautiful area. It is a time when kids are out of school, … [Read more...] about Enjoying a Happy Summer
In this Mother’s Day month, our thoughts are turned to our own moms and grandmothers. I think about how things were in their day. How did mom do things differently from what we do today? How did grandma do things differently from mom? Just for fun, I wanted to take a look way back at how “clean” … [Read more...] about Recalling the Way Mom Used to Clean
With all of the snow and cold weather ending, we are ready for nice weather. Our homes have been closed up, air recirculating, fireplaces burning and heaters running almost non-stop. The air that we have been breathing hasn’t been the healthiest. Dust and allergens lurk in hidden areas. As we start … [Read more...] about Spring Cleaning for a Healthy Home