There are many reasons (listed below) to have your clothes dryer vent cleaned, but perhaps the main one is to avoid house fires. These dryer vent fires cause an estimated $238 million in property damage yearly. Such a fire could happen in your home! Read on to learn if your dryer vent is clogged, and seven […]
Our lives are busy. Between work, children, managing households and the other seemingly endless demands on our time, we have to prioritize. This articles will give you 8 ideas to declutter your home. Often, decluttering (or even cleaning) our home falls off the “to-do” list. Meanwhile, the clutter builds: piles of mail, clothes, toys, old […]
Do-It-Yourself carpet cleaners are easy to rent. You might think you could save a few bucks by taking on the task yourself instead of hiring a professional. This decision could be a big mistake for three important reasons: DIY carpet cleaners don’t do nearly as good a job ofcleaning. In most cases, DIY cleaners end […]
Nothing is more satisfying that a clean home. A clean home protects you and your family from diseases and allergies, prolongs the life of your floors, carpets, furniture and fixtures and reduces pests and accidents. And it just makes people feel good so they can focus on their lives! Many of our customers have asked […]
Never use a hose or pressure washer to clean your windows. Many homeowners or commercial building owners has had the not-so-brilliant idea of washing their windows with a hose or pressure washer. Why not (they argue)? Think of the benefits. You don’t have to get up on a ladder, pressure washers are cheap to rent, and […]
Learn about the causes of ice dams and ways to remove and prevent them before your home is damaged.
An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof. Water that backs up behind the dam can leak into your home.
You know the feeling when unexpected company shows up at your door. Summer pop-ins or holiday spontaneous visits. The doorbell rings. You quickly scan your house and gasp at the clutter, stacks of uncleaned dishes and piles of dirty clothes. Don’t panic. Here’s our guide to keeping your home ready for anything, at any time. […]
Using commonly available household items, you can attack stubborn cleaning situations without spending a fortune on specialty cleaning solutions. These hacks don’t replace the need for regular household cleaning, but they remedy stubborn problems that, when left alone, can cause permanent damage. Here are our top 10 quick house cleaning hacks: 1. Bathtub rings. Unsightly […]
Carpet cleaning frequency depends on whether there are children, pets, smokers or people with allergies living in the home. Here are the suggested intervals: Every 3 months if you are a family with allergies or smokers Every 6 months in high traffic areas, if your carpet is light colored, or if you have children and/or […]
Everyone likes the obvious feelings of order and cleanliness that come from a newly-cleaned home. The shelves are dusted, the carpets vacuumed, the sinks shined, and the floors mopped. But the rewards of a clean home go well beyond the fresh smell and sparkling look. Here are the five key benefits of a clean home: Fewer […]
Cleaning windows is all about saving money and boosting health while providing a great view. Here are the top five financial and health reasons to get your windows cleaned: Avoid damage to the glass and frame. Rain contains acid and dirt. Over time, the acid begins to etch or scratch the glass and the dirt […]
There’s a good chance your gutters are clogged and could cause some serious (and expensive) damage to your home. Here are three reasons to clean your gutters now: Prevent water damage. Water that does not drain properly from your gutters can lead to rot on roofing, siding or interior walls. It can also cause water damage […]
Learn how heat cables protect your home from damage, when to install them and how to operate and test them.