Dear HGTV, Your Cleaning Crews Need More Credit!

Whenever I’m watching Chip and Joanna Gaines, or Jonathan and Drew Scott, or Christine and Tarek perform their magic in home renovations, I can’t help but constantly think to myself, “Where in the world are the cleaning people?!”

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Fixer Upper, Property Brothers, Flip or Flop, and basically every other home renovation show on HGTV seem to have something in common: the houses at the end are beautiful and spotless. Each show will feature this run-down, outdated, sometimes totally disgusting house, and then they’ll show a team get their hands dirty by knocking down walls and installing new finishes, usually followed by a staging crew that’ll make the space look stellar, finally resulting in a completely redone dream home. The one thing these shows seem to forget is to showcase the cleaning crew! I mean, come on now, how else do you guys think all of that sawdust and post-construction dirt is cleaned up? I’ll tell you one thing; it doesn’t just magically disappear.

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It’s Time for Spring Cleaning!

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Hey, ya’ll!

Oh, man, it’s been a while. I’ve missed you guys! It’s been a pretty busy couple of weeks here at Bella Cleaning, but I’ve finally found a few minutes to grace your presence with a blog post. As I sit here with a runny nose, sore throat, and throbbing headache, I can’t help but curse these damn allergies. It’s official. Spring is here.

So, I figured what better topic to discuss then spring cleaning?! It’s that time of year when people become engulfed in the busy bustle of, well, life! Our days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, and we’re all slowly climbing out of the insides of our homes to enjoy the gorgeousness that Mother Nature has bestowed upon us. But, unfortunately, we do need to reserve a bit of time for that dreaded spring cleaning.

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Why I Quit My Corporate Job to Become a “Cleaning Lady”


When we look good at work, we also feel good at work!

Hey, guys! It’s your favorite cleaning lady here!

More often than not, my colleagues (read as: my girls) and I love to joke around about being, and I quote, “glorified cleaning ladies.” Our toilet humor (hah! see what I did there?) is seriously unparalleled. But honestly, my girls and I are so much more than just your neighborhood house- and office-cleaners, and I’d really like to tell you a little more about myself and how I ended up at Bella Cleaning.

Before I joined the staff at Bella Cleaning Inc as Juliet’s assistant, I worked a stable, 9-to-5 office job at a decently large publishing company in Uniondale. Before that, I graduated from Hofstra University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. I was the newsletter editor there; I created these pretty, stellar newsletters for the company’s members. Anyway, I wasn’t the happiest there. I was tired of sitting at a desk all day, every day. I was bored of the same routine. I was gaining a lot of weight from being so inactive. I felt like I was stuck and there was no way out. One day, I got in touch with Juliet. I had accepted the idea that the hours might not be as stable, and that I wouldn’t be glued to the saddened comfort of a desk inside a warm office all day. I was ready for change and I was ready to take the risk.

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