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.
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.