Area rugs have been a design staple for centuries. Their colors, patterns, and textures add a decorative element to any space, but the nature of their placement subjects them to an inordinate amount of dirt, dust, and wear and tear. If well kept, area rugs can be a timeless feature of your home for years to come. For these reasons and more, you should let an expert clean your area rug.
They’re big, black, and look like something out of an Alfred Hitchcock movie. Okay, that might be a bit of an exaggeration, but let’s be honest. Carpenter ants are gross! If you’ve spotted a few of these guys around your home, or even worse, in your home, you probably have a few questions about what their presence means for you. Need a quick update? Check out our answers to some of the most frequently asked carpenter ant questions.
You use it every day, often without even thinking about it. But when it starts to go bad, it can really go bad. If your carpets are starting to detract from the gorgeous interior of your home with stains, odors, and allergens, it may be time to replace them.
Not sure whether to stick it out or call it quits? These seven surefire signs will tell you if it's time to replace your carpet.
If you need to hire an exterminator, chances are that you’re already in a fairly stressful situation. The last thing you want to do is hire a "professional" pest control company that turns out to be lacking in both the professional and effective pest control departments. To ensure your highest satisfaction, you should know these ten things before hiring an exterminator.
Topics: pest control
They’re responsible for $5 billion in property damage each year, and chances are, they’d love to add your home to their menu. Termites make their homes in 49 of the 50 states and can cause thousands of dollars’ worth of damage to yours. The best way to protect yourself from termites and their monstrous appetites is to implement preventive practices and engage in early detection.
Your flooring is quite possibly the most used part of your home, so it’s important to take good care of it! While there are ways to maintain your carpet on your own, having it professionally cleaned is the best way to keep it in the best shape for the longest time possible. Here are seven reasons to call the pros for regular carpet cleaning.
Their name alone is enough to make you cringe, but what should you do when you find one (or probably more) of these critters living in your home? How can you prevent an infestation, and why on earth do they stink? Read on for answers to these questions and more!
You’ve noticed an outbreak of tiny red bumps on your arms and legs. They aren’t painful at first, but then they begin itching and more and more appear every night. Then it happens, you spot several tiny, flat, wingless, insects crawling around in your bed. The nightmare is real, but thankfully, so is the solution.
If you have tile flooring, you’ve probably debated whether or not to seal the grout. While it is possible to leave your tile and grout unsealed, experts advise that there’s more than one advantage to taking the extra step.
Spiders are kind of the worst. Sure, they’re good for keeping the pesky insect population down, but one look at those creepy eight-legged monsters sends many of us running for the hills. Although arachnophobia runs rampant in the Western population, very few spiders have the capability to actually harm a human being. Regardless, spotting one—or more—of these invaders in your home can be unsettling and may even indicate a larger problem.
You can take steps to reduce the number of spiders that enter your home, and if you do spot a few, you can eliminate them with natural products that you can easily make or purchase. Sometimes, however, spider infestations require a professional pest control technician’s attention.