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Fall Checklist: 8 Home Maintenance Musts

Posted on: October 15, 2017 by in Uncategorized
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It begins with a crispness in the air with tinges of gold and vibrant red decorating the leaves of the trees. As the long summer days come to an end, pools close up and long sleeves are drug out of the backs of closets. Before you know it, fall is in full swing with the crunch of the leaves under boots, cravings for warm and hearty soups, and lines of patrons inside cafes waiting for their pumpkin spice lattes. With the changing of the seasons comes a myriad of home maintenance tasks. Continue Reading ...

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 ...