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  • 5 Tips For Keeping The Carpet Clean In Your First Vacation Rental

    As the new owner of a vacation rental, you want to do your best to ensure that the property stays in the best condition so that your investment stays valuable. While thorough cleanings are necessary between guests, you should make sure that professional carpet cleaning is not done as often to help keep maintenance costs reasonable. The following tips can help ensure that your vacation rental looks spotless and will not need frequent professional cleaning service providers.
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  • Three Ways To Tell If It's Safe To Move Back In After A Disaster

    After your home has suffered a flood, hurricane, or severe fire, it can be hard to know where to start with the repair and restoration process. But if your home has been structurally damaged, it may not be safe to return until after a contractor has done repair work. Here are three ways to check for structural damage to make sure your house is safe to enter. 1. Check lines and shapes.
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  • Dealing With A Flooded Basement

    If water has gotten into your home's basement, and you are unable to reach a water damage restoration service because there are several people in your neighborhood suffering from the same problem, you will want to start the cleanup process on your own to avoid excessive damage. Cleaning after a flood is a time-consuming process, but with the help from some friends, you may be able to get the situation under control on your own.
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  • 3 Most Common Repairs Vacuums Need And Why

    If your vacuum is smoking, whining, or smelling like sour milk, then you've likely run into one of the reasons why it needs repairs. Find out what the most common vacuum repairs are and why they happen so you can prevent them from happening again. Broken belt This is a common vacuum nuisance, since a broken belt usually results in filling the house with the foul stench of burning rubber.
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  • 3 Easy At-Home Carpet Cleaning Solutions

    Is your carpet in need of a thorough cleaning service? If so but you are on a tight budget, then you may want to consider cleaning your carpet yourself, with products that you likely already have around the house. Not only will this save you some money, but it will allow you to clean your carpet when and how you want, which will ensure your carpet is cleaned before any guests come over.
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  • How To Maintain A Clean House

    In a perfect world you would be able to wave a magic wand and your house would be clean from top to bottom. Or, you could even have a maid that would come to your house every day so that you wouldn't have to lift a finger. However, if you live in the real world and you want to maintain a clean house, here are some ideas that might help you to achieve that goal.
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  • Two Reasons Stains Keep Resurfacing On Your Rugs

    If you're anything like the average homeowner, you put forth a great deal of effort to protect the rugs in your home. Keeping them fresh and clean is a priority. As a result, you have your rugs cleaned on a regular basis. However, there is one problem, the stains keep coming back. A recurrence of a stain after a professional cleaning is known as re-soiling or wicking. Learning how to distinguish these types of stains is the first step to removing them for good.
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  • Three Tips For Hiring Maid Service

    Even if you are good at cleaning and usually on top of this aspect of your life, you owe it to yourself to hire a maid service company. These companies will make your life as efficient and pain free as possible, so that you are able to come home with a relaxed and peaceful state of mind. When this is what you want to do, take advantage of the following tips to help you hire the best maid service company that your money can buy.
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  • After the Flood: Water Damage and Kitchen Floors

    Maybe your kitchen has been the site of a huge flood after some catastrophic plumbing failure. Maybe you had a slow leak that you didn't notice until the floor began to squish when you walked on it. But no matter what the cause and solution to your kitchen water leak, you're still left with the same task afterwards: cleaning up a waterlogged kitchen floor. The sooner you clean up water damage, the better.
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  • Poop Patrol: How To Remove Dog Poop And Stains From Your Carpet

    You might come home from a long day at work only to find your dog left surprise on the carpet. Though you love your pets, they are often hard on carpets. Pet poop can leave stains and spread germs in your room. Then, there's the awful smell. Here are some tips on getting your carpet back to normal. Remove What You Can If you don't act fast, the poop will set in the carpet.
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