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!
Topics: area rug protection
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.
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.
Chances are that you picked out your furniture because you liked it, so why not treat it like you still do? Throughout the course of a normal day, your upholstery goes through wear and tear that can lead to serious damage over time. Whether your couch needs some general TLC or you want to preserve Grandma's favorite armchair, professional upholstery cleaning is the way to go. Here are five great benefits.
Warm weather is coming—and so are the bugs. While you may not be a big fan of the various types of creepy crawlies, few pose the kind of health threats that mosquitoes do. Mosquitoes carry and transfer a variety of detrimental diseases and viruses. As mosquito season draws near, protect yourself and your family from these pests and their irritating bites by following these tips.
Whether it's an heirloom you've received from your great-grandmother or a gorgeous piece you picked out yourself, an area rug can be a valuable addition to your home. Some wear and tear is inevitable, but don’t subject your area rug to more harm than necessary. Here are a few ways to protect your rugs from damage.
You’ve tried store-bought fixes and home remedies. Your pest problem may have temporarily subsided, but your infestation is back again. If you’ve tried and tried again, it's time to call in reinforcements. Here are just a few signs that you should enlist the help of pest control professionals.
Topics: pest control
At first glance, wiping up spills here and there may seem like enough to keep your tile clean, but if you take a deeper look, you’ll see very differently. Over time, your tile can become stained, dingy, and a petri dish of bacteria—yuck! A professional cleaner can care for stains, dirt, and damage by thoroughly and effectively cleaning your tile and grout. Here are the top benefits of working with a professional rather than only cleaning your tile floors yourself.
You’ve heard the phrase, “Don’t make a mountain out of a molehill,” but talk to any homeowner with a mole infestation, and they’ll likely tell you they’d take the “mountain” instead! While moles may seem harmless at first glance, these tiny creatures can wreak serious havoc on your lawn and garden. If you find yourself faced with the monstrous task of ridding your yard of moles, we feel for you. Here’s what you’ll need to know to deal with the pesky moles tearing up your yard.
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.