3 Things to Know About Ticks to Protect Yourself and Your Family

Posted by Steve Thompson on Aug 5, 2018 4:51:00 PM

Summer is perfect for swimming, hiking, and camping. Unfortunately, it’s also perfect for ticks. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself and your family from ticks this summer.

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Topics: pest control

How to Clean Up a Coffee Spill on Your Carpet

Posted by Steve Thompson on Aug 3, 2018 1:14:00 PM

We get it. Everyone loves a good cup of Joe, and no one wants to be confined to the kitchen while drinking it. Coffee is all well and good, so long as it's in your mug or in your mouth and not on the carpet. Never fear! Here's how to clean up a coffee spill on your carpet.

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Topics: carpet cleaning, floor cleaning, area rug cleaning

Carpet Buying Guide

Posted by Steve Thompson on Jul 24, 2018 11:24:00 AM

When you walk into a flooring showroom, you can easily be overwhelmed by the vast selection. But once the obvious choices are out of the way (you probably don't need our help saying no to a chartreuse shag), how do you decide which carpet is best for you?

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Topics: carpet cleaning

How to Safely Clean Your Laminate Floors

Posted by Dena Augello on Jul 18, 2018 5:37:00 PM

Laminate floors offer a number of benefits to their owners, but without proper care, they can certainly lose their appeal. Here’s how to safely clean your laminate floors and keep them looking new for years to come.

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Topics: hardwood floors, floor cleaning

How to Safely Remove a Wasp Nest

Posted by Eddie Holman on Jul 10, 2018 7:17:00 PM

Summertime is here, and with it comes picnics, barbeques, and yes…wasps. Don’t let these pesky swarmers get you down! Here’s how to safely remove a wasp nest.

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Topics: flying insects

5 Things You Should Never Do to Your Hardwood Floors

Posted by Steve Thompson on Jul 5, 2018 5:22:00 PM

Hardwood floors are the crowning glory of your home. When well preserved, they can be a timeless design element that provides the perfect foundation for any room. To keep your hardwood floors looking gorgeous, here are five things to avoid.

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Topics: hardwood floors, floor cleaning

Get Rid of Earwigs with These Tips

Posted by Dena Augello on Jun 28, 2018 6:27:00 PM

Contrary to their namesake, earwigs aren’t inclined to crawl into your ear, but let’s face it—they’re gross! While they may not be a threat to your physical health, earwigs can damage plants in your yard and are generally unwelcome visitors in the home. Get rid of earwigs with these simple tips.

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Topics: pest control

The Benefits of Custom Rug Padding

Posted by Steve Thompson on Jun 24, 2018 11:19:00 AM

When in doubt, plush is always better! From mattresses to shoe soles, extra padding can be very beneficial. The same goes for your custom rug. Are you unsure if your rugs could use custom padding? Check out the following benefits and decide for yourself!

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Topics: area rug protection

Identify, Prevent, and Control Lyctid Beetles This Summer

Posted by Dena Augello on Jun 20, 2018 7:19:00 PM

You’ve probably heard of carpenter ants and termites, but what about the lyctid beetle? Commonly referred to as the powderpost or wood-boring beetle, lyctid beetles are wood-loving bugs that get their name from the way they can turn wood into powder. I wish we were kidding, but yes, that's right. Given enough time, powderpost beetle larvae can actually break wood down to dust. Read on to learn how to identify, prevent, and control lyctid beetles this summer.

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Topics: pest control, hardwood floors

What to Do If a Bee Stings You

Posted by Steve Thompson on Jun 7, 2018 3:03:00 PM

It’s almost summer, which means it’s almost bee season. Avoiding a sting is priority number one, but if you happen to be stung by a bee, here’s what to do.

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Topics: pest control, bees, flying insects