18 December 2018
Asbestos was a substance commonly used in home construction and insulation decades ago. It is no longer used, but many homes still contain asbestos shingles, flooring, insulation, roof tiles, and more because it hasn't been changed or removed. While intact asbestos doesn't generally present a problem, loose tiles or insulation that is coming apart can pose a hazard to anyone that comes in contact with the substance. If you aren't sure whether you have asbestos in your home or not, professional asbestos testing can be done to see what is going on in your home.
15 November 2016
Buying a new home is certainly exciting, but it's also a change that comes with some challenges. For instance, when you discover that the carpet in your new home has a musty odor, you may be perplexed as to how to get rid of this issue. Musty odors are quite common in carpets in homes that have sat uninhabited for a while. Luckily, this is an issue you can easily address by following these steps.
19 September 2016
If you're like most homeowners , you actually know very little about household mold. Following are three basics about mold that everyone should be aware of: Mold Causes Allergies in Many People Allergic reactions to mold cause serious problems for many people, particularly the young, elderly, or those with compromised immune systems. Itching in the nasal and eye regions as well as coughing and sneezing are commonly experienced by those suffering from mold allergies.
11 April 2016
When the holidays are right around the corner, it's easy to have your mind occupied with gift ideas for those in your family and circle of friends. It's also important, however, to give some thought to those who provide assistance in various ways throughout the year. If you run a small or medium-sized business, you'll often find yourself chatting with the commercial cleaning services that keep your working space clean for you, your staff and your customers.
9 February 2016
Whether you're a homeowner or a business owner, the cleaning company you employ can have a larger impact on your life than you might expect. And employing a green cleaning company can improve your company's public image in a way that's relatively inexpensive and requires no investment up front. But there are several ways a cleaning company can go green. Green energy, efficient cleaning machines, and natural, non-toxic cleaning products are three ways a cleaning company may improve its environmental profile.
4 September 2015
Having mould in your house can be dangerous for many reasons. It could compromise the health of the people in the home as well as compromise the actual foundation and structure of the house. This is why it is important that you know how to detect mould early on and get the problem taken care of before it becomes serious. Here are some signs that you have mould in your house.
8 August 2015
The water heater broke and caused a flood in your home. Your carpeting is soaked and you're afraid it will need to be replaced. The good news is that you might be able to save it. The bad news is that you'll need to act fast. The longer your carpeting stays wet, the more likely it is that you'll need to replace it. Here's what you should do as soon as your carpets are flooded.
5 August 2015
Your home's carpet represents an investment. In order to continue adding value to your home, your carpet needs to be properly cleaned and maintained. Follow these practical tips to keep your carpet looking its best all year round. Wear Clean Socks Indoors Your bare feet have oils that can get ground into the carpet over time, while your outdoor shoes will track in dirt from the outside. Both are bad for the carpet.
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.
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.