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Pros & Cons: DIY vs Professional Carpet Cleaning

Posted on: August 15, 2017 by in Uncategorized
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Carpets take the brunt of liquid spills and fallen foods, tracked-in dirt and snow, and other unknown substances that fall upon them. Bacteria and debris scatter through the fibers and make a happy home in our floors. Gross, right? The weekly chore of vacuuming your home picks up the top layer of dust and debris, but it is no contender for the stains and deep-down invisible carpet dwellers lurking within.  Eventually, we all turn to carpet cleaners. But not all carpet cleaners are created Continue Reading ...

Is Professional Air Duct Cleaning Necessary?

Posted on: June 14, 2017 by in Uncategorized
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Your air ducts may need cleaning, but not for the reason you might expect. Dirty air ducts lead to poor air quality and may cause or worsen illnesses, right? Maybe not. Although those air ducts might be lined with dust and, presumably, other pollutants, according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, “Duct cleaning has never been shown to actually prevent health problems. Neither do studies conclusively demonstrate that particle (e.g., dust) levels in homes increase because Continue Reading ...

Invisible Carpet Dwellers: Bacteria, Dust, Mildew and More

Posted on: May 31, 2017 by in Uncategorized
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Did you know, the carpet that serves as your child’s indoor playground and softly slips between your toes as you walk barefoot through your home is a breeding ground for bacteria and other particles? “About 200,000 bacteria live in each square inch of carpet (nearly 700 times more than on your toilet seat), including E. coli, staphylococcus, and salmonella,” according to an article in Reader’s Digest titled, “9 Everyday Items Dirtier Than a Toilet Seat.” Carpets not only Continue Reading ...