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When it comes to running a commercial business, making a great first impression is of the utmost importance. From attracting new customers to keeping current employees happy, a clean and organized workspace is something that is attractive to everyone and is the perfect way to create an excellent first impression that future clients will remember. Imagine walking into an office with dusty countertops, windows that are streaked with dirty handprints, and mud-laden floors. Now picture yourself walking into a workspace with polished floors, sparkling windows and neatly organized stacks of papers. At which office will you be most likely to conduct business? The clean office takes the cake, hands down. And, not only will a pristine office attract potential clients, it will also become an environment where your employees can work quickly and efficiently.

At UMG Cleaning, we pride ourselves on providing the best and highest quality eco-friendly cleaning services in Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens and other surrounding areas. We specialize in both commercial and residential...

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Previously, we posted an article explaining the benefits of hiring a professional commercial cleaning team to maintain your office space. Some of those benefits included: cleaning teams provide extensive, deep-cleaning services, you won’t have to be distracted by minute details throughout your day, your employees can focus on working hard while cleaning teams do the same and you will save yourself time and money!

We also briefly touched upon the importance of maintaining a clean office to create an excellent first impression with future clients. But what about a second impression or the impression your employees get when they come to work every day? Did you know that a clean and organized office can affect the mood and productivity at work? Take a step back and evaluate your own workspace—how does it make you feel? Are you happy and motivated when you get to work each morning? Is your desk arranged in a way that is comfortable and...

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We started UMG Cleaning in 2007 because we were concerned with the long-term health and environmental effects of traditional cleaning products. We wanted to offer the best and most thorough, nontoxic, green cleaning services that would not add to our or your carbon footprint! Since then, we have been committed to our environmental stewardship and have been recognized by New York Magazine and Time Out Magazine for our successes. We also strive to continue our eco-friendly efforts outside of our cleaning services, and we hope others do the same! This is why we have come up with a list of small and extremely simple steps you can take, on a daily basis, to go just a little more green!

  1. Vinyl shower curtains contain more than 110 different types of chemicals that are emitted into the air. By swapping out your vinyl curtain, you will avoid that irritating “plastic smell” in the bathroom as well as protect the environment from those nasty chemicals seeping from the vinyl. Instead choose a curtain that is made of cloth, bamboo or a PVC-free...
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It begins with one simple item. Maybe it’s a cup left on the coffee table or a shirt tossed into the corner of your room before bed. I’ll pick it up later, you think to yourself, but little do you know that you’ve just initiated the devastating snowball effect of messiness. The next day you come home from a hard day at work, and all you want to do is sit on the couch and lounge. Before you know it the cup is now accompanied by a plate and a crumpled up paper towel, the dirty shirt is now a full dirty outfit. Tomorrow is the day, you foolishly attempt to affirm yourself, blinded to the beginnings of a disaster. Time goes by and before you know it, you’ve reached the point of no return. Your dog has been lost for days in the heaps of garbage and you don’t even know where the front door is anymore. You’ve resorted to the life of a hermit, praying that someday soon a rescue team will find their way to you and free you from this prison of clutter.

Okay… this might be a bit of an exaggeration, but it does hold a simple truth, keeping your home clean and...

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You have conquered the impossible. Distancing yourself from the outside world, you buckled down, turned the music up, and took the day to finally clean your place. Goodbye pile of laundry that nearly touched the ceiling! Au revoir moldy Chinese takeout from a month ago! Farewell weird stain of unknown liquid on the rug! Basking in the sweet, sweet glory of your accomplishment, you fall back on your couch with a satisfied grunt, put your hands behind your head and your feet upon the coffee table (sans cup rings), and contemplate what to do after your productive day.

Maybe you’ll actually have people over now that you’re not embarrassed of the condition of your home! Maybe you’ll just plug a movie in while looking around, taking in the new cleanliness. You deserve it, right? While we commend you on finding the motivation to clean, are you positive the job is done? Sure the place looks immaculate while taking a quick, sweeping glance, but what about when you start looking into the nooks and crannies? Don’t worry, we’re not judging, commercial & residential cleaning is our...

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With the last swing of the hammer, the construction workers begin collecting their tools, loading up the truck, and driving off into the sunset to their next site. Their job is done. You take a step back and imagine a time in the near future when the area will be bustling with your employees, each working hard to grow your business. You become antsy with anticipation and excited to start this new phase.

Yet, while looking around you begin to notice a few things. Disregarded nails and screws scattered everywhere, piles of lumber, and trash and cigarette butts each way you look. Taking a step inside you see that the interior isn’t much better. The construction has left dirt, dust, junk, and construction materials on every surface. You begin to panic realizing that you haven’t hired a cleaning service and you have no time or expertise to clean this mess up. Your employees will have to wait. Or will they?

At UMG Cleaning, we’ve got you covered. We understand that most construction companies are only focused on getting the build or renovations complete, not focusing on the...

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Today was not your day. To start off, you were late to work. This led to a stern scolding from your boss which set the tone for the rest of the day. Clients were argumentative, possibly reading into your vulnerability, your lunch had a funky taste to it, and to top it all off, you can feel the beginnings of a cold festering.

All day you’ve been looking at the clock, hoping and praying for the hour hand to speed up its journey to 5, and now, it finally happened. You get to go home. You don’t even care that the cabbie took an unnecessary detour, it is almost time to unwind. Swinging open the door, your heart sinks. The place is a disaster. You’ve been so busy the last month that you haven’t had time to clean. You realize that you can’t kick your feet up and relax in this mess, so with heavy eyelids you grab your supplies out of the closet and get to cleaning.

Your home is your sanctuary, and it’s hard to relax when there is clutter everywhere you look. You try to keep it clean, but you live an active, busy lifestyle and sometimes don’t have the time. At UMG Cleaning,...

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It’s an exciting time when the construction workers start collecting their tools and packing up their trucks. Whether it’s an addition to your office building, a whole new venue, or just some minor renovations to your home, you’ve been patiently waiting for the project to be done and start using the new space. There’s only one issue: after they leave, the place is still a mess. Post-construction clean-up is a must.

One common misconception is that you’ll save money in the long run if you do the clean-up on your own. Not only will this take time away from you to work on other projects or spend time with the family, but the site won’t get the professional cleaning services it would have received had you hired UMG Cleaning initially. After seeing the order of things, you’re likely to hire a crew anyway, losing money and time.

Our post-construction clean up service does not entail a quick pick up of trash and a half-hearted sweeping; instead, it’s a meticulous full clean. We get into areas you wouldn’t even think of to ensure that your new area is not only clean,...

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In 2007, we started UMG Cleaning with two things in mind: providing the Manhattan area with the best cleaning services in the industry, and helping to take care of the environment. Thus began our venture as the most dedicated green cleaners in Manhattan.

You may be asking yourself, are eco-friendly products really worth it? Does it make a difference? Maybe you’re thinking that you grew up around traditional cleaning products, and nothing appears to be wrong with you. While there are a few things there worth arguing about, we’re going to go through a couple of the reasons why we decided to be an eco-friendly cleaning service.

Save Money

It is a common misconception that green cleaning products are more expensive than traditional ones. It’s possible that this rumor came from the outrageous price differential of organic groceries vs. non-organic, it is simply not true when regarding cleaning products. While, of course, some eco-friendly products might run a little high in price range, they are the exception rather than the rule.

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When it comes to cleaning your home, your brain can become pretty creative in concocting excuses why you shouldn’t get the task done. “You’ve had a hard day, you deserve time to relax,” it mischievously tells you. “It can be done tomorrow,” is a classic. Sometimes your mind doesn’t even try very hard, coming up with reasons such as, “Your dog is sleeping, you don’t want to wake it do you? You’d be monster to clean now!” Even though you know this is ridiculous, you listen anyways and push off cleaning once again. Before you know it, you’ve procrastinated so long that your place is a disaster and has reached the point of no return. Might as well move out.

We understand that cleaning can be a bothersome task for many individuals and easy to dismiss, but living in a clean home feels so much better than living in a pigsty. At UMG Cleaning, we’re here to help. We strive to be the best residential cleaners in the Manhattan area, so if you’re in need of our services, be sure to contact us! We’d also like...

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As the sun finally wraps New York in its long awaited warm embrace, the snow begins to melt, and the flowers bloom. Scarves and coats are hung up in closets, and Central Park attracts tourists and locals alike, smiles lighting up their faces as they enjoy the heat that’s been missing during the frigid winter months. Spring is here, giving New Yorkers a reason to celebrate. It’s time to actually enjoy walks to and from work instead of wearing multiple layers and still shivering. It’s also time to start getting all of that house cleaning done that you’ve been procrastinating during the cold.

While the origination of the term “spring cleaning” can’t be pinpointed to an exact time, people have been using the changing of the season as an opportune time to clean up their places for years. Before advances in heating, people would use their fireplaces as their central source of warmth. Especially during the winter, with the windows remaining closed, this would create an accumulation of ash that would require cleaning once spring came around. Even though this is no longer a problem...

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Selling your home can be a trying time. From making sure that you have all of your things in order, looking for or moving into your new location, and trying to keep your head above water at work, it can be frustrating, to say the least. At UMG, we’re here to help. By utilizing our residential cleaning services in Manhattan, not only will your house gain more appeal, but you’ll have the time to deal with everything else going on in your life. Here are a few reasons you should hire us before the first open house.

First Impressions Matter

In New York, potential homebuyers want to be wowed from the moment they see a prospective home. You’re not likely to get much interest if your house or apartment resembles a college dorm room. Not only will our cleaning services leave your place looking brand new to peak interest, but you’ll actually be able to increase the volume of people interested by getting rid of clutters, messes, and stains. Although we would recommend using our house cleaners in the weeks leading up to putting the place on the market, our...

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Life is hectic. It seems as if each and every day your schedule is completely full, so much so that you have no empty margins in your calendar (if you could, you’d make a note to get a larger day planner). From your crazy work-life, fitting in the time to run errands, and we won’t even get started on all of the things that need to get done for your family, the days seem too short to accomplish the things you want. While this is true for most of us, especially in New York, there are two things that you constantly find yourself erasing from the daily to-dos: cleaning and exercising.

Even if your schedule is light, it’s still difficult to find the motivation for both of these activities, even though both need to get done. At UMG, you can rest assured that our cleaning services in Manhattan will knock out the cleaning aspect, but sometimes you still need to do some sprucing up when we’re not around. The good news? You can kill two birds with one stone by combining cleaning and exercise! Think we’re crazy? Let us give you a few tips to shed calories all the while making your...

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You’re a busy person. High demands from work, ensuring to spend time with your family (or pets), your super active social life (don’t deny it), all combine into a whirlwind of activities and tasks that you sometimes think will be impossible to escape. To add to it, life seems to enjoy putting a cherry on top — say, a sudden visit from a guest. While you tend to think of yourself as a generally clean person, your home is in no way ready to house a visitor. Before you start hyperventilating, take a seat, take a breath, and let us relieve you from this cleaning burden.

At UMG Cleaning, we proudly provide incomparable residential cleaning services in Brooklyn and the surrounding areas, and this isn’t our first rodeo. With a decade of service, we’ve helped ease the minds of residents stressing about an incoming guest. Instead of frantically racing around, wiping random surfaces and picking up clutter here and there, just give us a call, maybe start preparing some appetizers or simply take a seat, and let us clean your home so well that your guests will have to be forced to...

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Summer has finally arrived! While the sun provides us all with some much-needed warmth, the kids are out and about enjoying their break. With school being the last thing on the students’ minds, it’s important to keep the premises immaculate. Not only is there a better opportunity to get into the nooks and crannies that are usually hard to get to during the school year, but maintaining a clean facility gives you the opportunity to plan activities during the break, and also to start the upcoming year with a clean slate when the time comes.

At UMG, we pride ourselves on providing unparalleled residential and commercial cleaning in Manhattan and beyond, and we strive to make your life easier. Stop worrying about keeping the school grounds clean during the summer, and let our professional cleaners do it for you! We understand that there are a lot of cleaning companies to choose from in the area, but we know you won’t regret choosing us for our school cleaning services. Here are...

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Over a decade ago, our cleaning company began out of an unlikely pairing between a clean freak of an attorney and an untidy entrepreneur. Together they shared the same disappointment in the quality of cleaning services available, as well as the now irrefutable harm that toxic cleaning solutions were doing to our planet. And that’s where UMG began. Since day one our goal has been the most trusted and reliable green cleaners in Manhattan and surrounding areas, and we haven’t looked back since.

We know that there are countless options when searching for cleaning companies. Some of them have colorful cars or flashy uniforms, but you should know that these gimmicks hold no bearing on the quality of work that they provide. At UMG Cleaning, we let our work speak for itself. If you’re currently on the hunt for trustworthy services, let us give you a few reasons to choose us. We promise you won’t regret it.

We Go Green

Your sense of smell isn’t the only thing affected by the harsh chemicals used by other cleaning companies. At UMG, we hold dearly to the...

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One of the most stressful things to do in life is to move. Although you experience the excitement and anticipation of starting anew, the number of things to get done before the move is daunting and can seem impossible to get through in a short amount of time. Whether you’re moving to a new home or a new office, it’s a trying time. From decluttering the area, boxing everything up, changing addresses, hiring moving services, and more, you shouldn’t have to add cleaning to the ever-expanding list.

At UMG Cleaning, our job is to make your life easier. We pride ourselves on providing the premier housekeeping services in Brooklyn and surrounding areas. While you’re busy packing up your things or getting ready to unpack them, and making arrangements, let our professionals take care of the cleaning. Especially if you’re moving out and hoping to get your deposit back, you won’t regret hiring UMG Cleaning for our move in/move out cleaning services.

Conserve Your Time and Energy

Moving takes a lot out of you. Not only is it physically demanding,...

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When it comes to cleaning your home, your brain can become pretty creative in concocting excuses why you shouldn’t get the task done. “You’ve had a hard day, you deserve time to relax,” it mischievously tells you. “It can be done tomorrow,” is a classic. Sometimes your mind doesn’t even try very hard, coming up with reasons such as, “Your dog is sleeping, you don’t want to wake it do you? You’d be monster to clean now!” Even though you know this is ridiculous, you listen anyways and push off cleaning once again. Before you know it, you’ve procrastinated so long that your place is a disaster and has reached the point of no return. Might as well move out.

We understand that cleaning can be a bothersome task for many individuals and easy to dismiss, but living in a clean home feels so much better than living in a pigsty. At UMG Cleaning, we’re here to help. We strive to be the best residential cleaners in the Manhattan area, so if you’re in need of our services, be sure to contact us! We’d also like...

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