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Synonyms for housecleaning

a thorough or drastic reorganization

Words related to housecleaning

(figurative) the act of reforming by the removal of unwanted personnel or practices or conditions

the act of cleaning the rooms and furnishings of a house

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Following the first week of the intervention, the housecleaning group and handwashing group experienced a 47 percent decrease and 31 percent decrease in Tris levels measured in urine, respectively.
I'm always looking for a way to simplify housecleaning, and having just one cleaner to buy, store and carry around has been my holy grail.
No need to sweat it out or fret about housecleaning anymore.
The day before, Ballman, 23, who was nine months pregnant with her third child, told her mother she was going to a housecleaning job.
Edwardsville, IL, March 17, 2013 --( Marlene Pashos, owner of Maid to Shine, began private housecleaning in Chesterfield, Mo., working for five years until she began Maid to Shine in 1993.
* The Cleaning for a Reason Foundation, a non-profit charitable organization that provides free housecleaning services to women undergoing treatment for cancer, honored the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) with its Association of the Year Award.
Cleaning for a Reason, a grassroots, Dallas-based organization that provides free housecleaning services to women undergoing cancer treatment across North America, is kicking off Breast Cancer Awareness Month through a partnership with sponsor Procter & Gamble.
"This is nothing more than a corporate housecleaning exercise prior to the company split."
News International sought to play down the significance of the resignations, saying in a statement that "this is nothing more than a corporate housecleaning exercise prior to the company split." That was a reference to News Corp.'s announcement June 28 that it would separate its publishing business, which includes The Wall Street Journal, from its much more profitable media and entertainment business -- forming two distinct, publicly traded companies.
One of our success stories is a woman who started a housecleaning business and has done very well.
Since the Revolution, we have engaged in housecleaning and ensured that our investments are in the best positions possible to weather the economic fallout from political changes that we are convinced will be positive for business in the long run."nBME
If you know any woman currently undergoing chemotherapy, please pass the word to her that there is a cleaning service that provides FREE housecleaning - once per month for 4 months while she is in treatment.
Turns out, the ACLB was doing a bit of housecleaning.
Examples that come to mind are yard services, housecleaning services, car detailing, book purchases, magazine and newspaper subscriptions, telephone landlines, fast food meals, and going to the movies.
Some periodic housecleaning goes a long way towards keeping your Bradley's second generation common electronics unit (SGCEU) on the job, crewmen.