Is it Mold or Mildew?
It’s been hot, humid, dry, cool, damp, rainy, and everything in between so far this summer in Minocqua. Such is life in the Midwest, right? Well, as we’ve told you before, mold can grow year-round, but it’s probably not a surprise that weather conditions this time of year often create optimal breeding grounds for both […]
5 Tips To Maintain Your Carpet
If you have carpet in your home you may already know that accidents happen. No matter how hard you try to keep your carpets fresh and looking new there will be spills, muddy shoe prints, and buildup from outside contaminants. Let’s face it, our carpets are abused on many levels. Your carpet is a large […]
The Importance of a Professional Duct Cleaning
It is easy to overlook certain chores because they seem less important. One of those chores is duct cleaning. It may seem like getting your ducts cleaned is not a big deal; however, it is exactly the opposite. Getting your ducts professionally cleaned two or three times a year is vital to not only […]
Preventing Smoke Damage
10 Ways to Protect Your Home From Fire And Smoke Damage House fires are a traumatic event for anyone. Even if a fire does not completely destroy a home, it can do an extensive amount of damage. Not only does the fire destroy a portion of the home, but much of the home is going […]
Cleaning Up After a Water Pipe Bursts
8 Important Steps to Take After a Water Pipe Breaks During the cold Wisconsin winters, your water pipelines are at an increased risk for freezing and bursting. In fact, frozen pipes present one of the greatest risks to property damage when temperatures decrease. Preventing this type of accident is ideal, but when prevention measures fail […]
Should You Spend Your Tax Return on New Carpet?
Winters give your carpets a beating. Nothing short of it. Between salt, snow, water, dirt and so on being tracked inside, keeping your rugs and carpets clean can turn into a full-time job! Plus, we just made it through the holidays with guests and family tracking in and out of our house, and your clumsy […]
Upholstery Cleaning: What To Do and Not To Do
Aside from maybe vacuuming their furniture every now and then and treating light stains as they happen, not a lot of attention is brought to really deep cleaning someone’s upholstered furniture. The rest of your house is facing wear and tear and more attention seems to be brought to the carpets or the counter tops […]
6 Habits That Can Be Fire Hazards
Over 370,000 houses are destroyed each year from house fires, resulting in billions of dollars in loss and damage. Whether by negligence and ignorance, you may be unaware of habits that could compromise the safety of you and your home. Cooking Nearly 60% of all house fires start in the kitchen. When cooking, never leave […]
Sorry, Vacuuming Alone Isn’t Keeping Your Carpet Clean
Let’s get honest for a minute. How often do you vacuum your home? Do you think you do it often enough? Some experts in carpet and flooring care recommend carpets be vacuumed at least two times a week – and more often in high traffic areas. If you have pets, they recommend vacuuming daily. Wow. […]
True or False: Unwrapping 4 Common Beliefs About Water Damage
When your home is suffering from water damage do you know which facts are true or false? Should you call a professional water damage cleanup company?