We all dread it each year; eventually it happens; one of the family members gets the flu and then everyone is exposed to it. You hope that no-one else gets it, but it eventually everyone gets it. The CDC (Center for Disease Control) calls it Influenza, a respiratory illness that if untreated can kill some people each year. The flu most commonly spreads through direct contact or contact with surfaces where a person has coughed, sneezed or even in the air when you talk to someone that has been infected. It typically takes up to 7 days before you begin to feel the symptoms of the flu. Here are some practical residential cleaning services tips to protect your home from the flu.
Are you an allergy suffer? Indoor allergens such as dust mites, pet dander, mold, dust, and pollen trigger allergy and asthma symptoms in millions of in-home allergy suffers each year. The journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology found that up to six allergens where typically detectable in more than 50% of homes. Allergens carried through the air can be found on your furniture, the floor, and other surfaces around the house. No home can be completely allergen free, but here are some simple steps to help reduce allergens in your home.
Get rid of the dust
One of the best ways to help control in-home allergens is to get rid of as much dust as possible. The reason is that in that dust and dust mites which are the most common trigger of asthma and allergy symptoms. To get rid of dust, don’t use a dry cloth that will just kick up the dust into the air more. Use a damp cloth or dusting brush like Swiffer dusters that attract the dust to the bristles.
The bathroom is the one part of every single business that is the least considered but the most often visited part of any business. So, what does your bathroom say about your business appearance? Did you know that having an unclean bathroom can send a negative message to your customers and will turn them away.
What are customers saying about your bathrooms?
What was once ready at every corner because more people grew their own food, today we have to go to great lengths to seek out natural healthy produce and prepare them in our kitchens. So, the last thing you want to worry about is the cleaning chemical you used to wash the cutting board. You want to focus on feeding your family good healthy food with any harsh chemicals.
Have you thought about cleaning your carpets? Many will go out and rent a DIY carpet cleaner, but DIY carpet cleaning systems can’t match the performance and quality of cleaning that a professional system provides. Here some of the top reason why you should hire a Carpet Cleanerand not rent a DIY system.
Unfortunately, flooding does happen around this region and throughout the world. We witnessed this year massive flooding throughout Houston, Texas and then a massive hurricane made land in Florida. In these situations, many homeowners are left with nothing. What do you do in cases where you don’t have enough insurance to cover all of the damages? Here are some recommendations of what to do in natural disaster flooding at your home.
How does your office smell? It may sound like a silly question, but a Smelly Office can offend a potential customer and annoy your employees.
Maintaining a clean workplace environment can put your business in the best light for your customers as well as keep your employees healthy. Unfortunately, most business owners overlook the value of a clean carpet until it appears worn or stained. What they forget is that, unlike residential carpets, commercial carpets undergo more stress and can typically harbor significant quantities of dirt, debris, and other contaminants overtime creating health problems for allergic and asthmatic employees.
As a commercial carpet cleaning service and business owner in Lebanon, NH, we understand the value and significance of a fresh, clean, and allergen free carpet in your workplace. For this reason, our professionals prepared the following carpet cleaning tips to help you restore your carpets natural beauty.
As I lay there staring at the celiing fan and the thought of dust bunnies, fear of heights and flying dirt around my room, the thought of cleaning the ceiling fan seemed like a nightmare! Is this you? House cleaning in general can be scary, but cleaning the ceiling fan can be duanting for some. Don't worry though, here are a couple tricks from the pros that'll make cleaning that fan a simple task.
It’s finally summer! This year in New England we have had warm days and cool nights for sleeping. This is almost the perfect conditions for an awesome summer. This is the time of the year that all of us break out the sunblock and lather up to protect ourselves from UV rays and of course sun-burn.
“UV Rays” Ultraviolet Rays don’t just affect humans and animals. It also causes “UV Fading”, which is a changing in color with time. When you leave the windows open and the sun shining on that new carpet you just installed, it will cause “UV Fading” according to the Florida Solar Energy Center.
The heat and the sun’s rays will damage your carpet over time. Have you ever moved a chair that has stayed in the same spot for many years and noticed that the carpet is brighter and cleaner in that spot? You can thank UV Rays for the gift of fading. Now you may be thinking that you can stop or slow that process by turning on the air conditioner and keeping the house cool. That won’t reduce the fading effect in the long run.