Do you Have Mold?
The possibility of having mold in your home can be cause for concern for many homeowners. Mold growth is common in homes and can be daunting to clean and remove. If you notice signs of mold or a mold-like substance in your home, then your best bet is to have your home tested for mold right away.
Air Duct Cleaning
Many don’t understand the air duct cleaning process or have any idea if they need to get the air ducts in their home cleaned. If you, like many are confused as to whether air duct cleaning is for you, then read the signs below to see if your home is a good candidate for air duct cleaning.
The Effects of Hoarding
Approximately 5% of the U.S. population are hoarders, but that doesn’t mean that only 5% of the population is affected. The families of hoarders are often affected as well, especially those living in the same home as a hoarder?
A hidden water leak in your home can be a scary and expensive situation. Although the water leak may be hidden, there are often signs that can alert you to a potential problem. Catching a water leak as soon as possible can save you money and possibly prevent greater damage to your home.
Damaging storms can take place any time of the year, but most people associate springtime with rain and storms. Summer can also have storms that may damage your home and property. Damage can come from strong winds, hail or heavy rain. If your home does become damaged by a summer storm, it is important to take quick action to get the damage repaired, as well as to report any damage to your insurance company.
If your home includes a sump pump, then you’ve prepared yourself for the possibility of water leaking into your home, as well as to prevent flooding in your basement. But what do you do if your sump pump fails to work? If you see signs of water in your basement, then it is time to assess whether your sump pump is working properly. There are several common reasons why a sump pump will fail and diagnosing the problem is the first step in preventing unwanted water from entering your basement or crawl space area.
Tips for Cleaning your Carpets
As many know, carpet must be properly cleaned and maintained in order to keep allergens and dust mites that live in your carpet at bay. Carpet is good at hiding dirt, but don’t be fooled, even though it is hiding, those pollutants are still infiltrating your home. Here we offer several tips for keeping your carpets cleaner, which will not only prolong the life of your carpet, but keep you and your family breathing easier all year long.
Do you Have a Hoarding Problem?
Most American homes have fallen victim to clutter. Whether you have kids, pets, an at home business, or a busy life, clutter can accumulate over time. For many having a cluttered home is embarrassing and can been seen as messy and disorganized, which does not reflect well on the homeowner. While clutter can be cleaned up and organized fairly quickly, for those that have a compulsive disorder in which they hoard items, the cleanup can be a more dramatic and intense undertaking.
Testing Your Home for Mold
The thought that you could have mold in your home is a scary one. Mold can not only cause health problems, but it can reduce your home’s resale value. Mold can also be costly to remove. There are several telltale signs that your home might contain mold. In addition, any surface that can retain moisture can be susceptible to mold. This includes bathrooms, attics, windows, laundry rooms, kitchens and virtually anywhere that water and/or moisture can enter the home. Basements are especially susceptible to mold growth because being underground they can oftentimes be damp and humid.
Getting Your Carpets Cleaned
Commercial businesses see much more foot traffic than households, which means that carpets can become dirtier faster and need cleaning more regularly. You don’t want to wait for visible stains and signs of dirt before getting your carpets cleaned. It is best to be on a regular schedule, just like any other maintenance item in your building. The type of business that occupies your building is also a factor in determining the length of time between cleaning. It isn’t always about the amount of foot traffic, but also about the air quality and cleanliness required. In addition, certain events can trigger the need for carpet cleaning.