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  • Five Basic Tips To Maintain Clean Carpeting In Your Vacation Rental

    3 August 2015

    Hiring professional cleaners like Enviro-Steem is a great way to maintain your vacation rental when you live far away, but you can clean the home on your own when you live within driving distance. While it is not that challenging to maintain your appliances, plumbing, electrical, landscape, and most of the home, the portion that generally receives the most wear and tear is the carpeting in your vacation rental. It is helpful to follow the tips below on keeping your carpets clean and attractive.

  • Tips For Hiring A Maid Service If You Have Pets (Even Problem Ones!)

    23 June 2015

    Pets and strangers can be an unpredictable mix. If you're hiring a maid service, it's important to consider how you're going to deal with this combination, especially if you have nervous or difficult animals. Many people with pets still hire cleaning services – it just takes a little preparation. Communicate With The Service It should go without saying that you should let the maid service know about your pets in advance – including how many you have and what their personalities are like.

  • Party Foul! Cleaning Your Carpets Before, During, And After A Party

    16 June 2015

    If you are an entertainer and like to have gatherings at your house, part of this is going to inevitably involve wear and tear on your carpets. Accidents will happen, and you need to be prepared. If you are ready for spills before they occur and have a post-party clean up plan, you will be ahead of the game. Here are carpet cleaning tips to arm yourself with before, during and after a party:

  • Three Ways To Keep Your Plush Carpeting Looking Its Best

    9 June 2015

    Plush carpeting has a smooth, luxurious appearance and a soft feeling underfoot, making it perfect for low-traffic, formal areas such as dining rooms and sitting rooms. To keep it looking and feelings its best, however, it's essential that you care for it properly. Follow these three tips to keep your plush carpet looking like new. Vacuum your plush carpet with the vacuum brushes on a high setting. When you're vacuuming plush carpet, you don't want to set the brushes so low that they end up grinding their way through your carpet.

  • 2 Reasons To Have Your Carpet Professionally Cleaned

    11 May 2015

    Having your carpets cleaned by a professional is a great way to make your carpets look like-new and fresh again. A professional carpet cleaning service can help you completely eliminate pet stains and improve your air quality. Pet Stains One of the worst kinds of stains that you can get on your carpet is a stain due to your dog or cat defecating or urinating on the carpet. This is a major issue because there are so many different issue that can arise as a result.

  • How To Begin A Sandblasting Job On An Old Home

    7 May 2015

    Restoring the brick façade of an old home can take a lot of time, effort, and care. Sandblasting is one method you can use to remove old paint and grime from the bricks on the outside of your home. Here is how you can use a sandblaster to restore your home's brick facade to its original finish. You Will Need: Sand Blasting Machine Commercial Grade Sand Respirator Plastic Sheets Heavy Gloves Remember Safety Considerations

  • Why Does Your Carpet Look Dull After A Shampooing Session?

    5 May 2015

    When you shampoo your carpet, you expect it to come out looking fresh and clean. Why, then, does it sometimes look dull and lackluster for a few days after a shampooing session? The simple explanation is that what you're seeing is probably shampoo residue left on the carpet fibers. Read on to learn more about why this residue sometimes appears and how to avoid it. Why does shampoo residue appear on your carpet?