If your carpet is water damaged from flooding or busted pipes, clean it quickly to avoid mold. Wet carpet makes the ideal breeding ground for mold since mold thrives in moist environments. Once mold is present, it poses health risks such as eye irritation, throat irritation, and respiratory problems. Here are some tips to prevent mold from wet carpeting. Gather Your Tools For this project, you need: rubber gloves bucket bath towels paper towels wet-dry vacuum fans baking soda soap water bleach paper towels vacuum dehumidifier If it isn't humid outside, raise a window in the room to provide a cross breeze for faster drying.
- When a family member or friend has been diagnosed with a terminal illness, it can be difficult to know how to respond. While you want to help them through this difficult time, you may not know how. Below are three ideas of how you can help your loved one and make their day-to-day life easier. The Gift of Cleaning Services When your loved one is ill, it can be difficult to stay on top of their daily to-dos.
- Now that the holiday season is over, and you've taken the time to destress after all the shopping and activity, it's time to really start cleaning up after all the parties and guests. Invariably, someone at one of the events at your house spilled some wine, but not on your kitchen floor. No, they spilled the wine on the lush carpeting in the den, and you can still the discoloration on the carpet a couple of weeks later.
- Many professional carpet cleaning services offer upholstery cleaning services to get out dust and dirt that regular vacuuming of the fabrics doesn't get. A professional has the equipment and knows the right technique to use to get the best results. He or she also has knowledge that you may not. How often you should have fabric-upholstered furnishings cleaned depends on how hard you use the furniture. Another thing to consider are the reasons why you should hire a pro to do the job.
- Have you ever taken on a painting project and forgot to lay down a drop cloth? Or forgot to use painter's tape along your carpet edge beneath your baseboards when you were painting? Did you end up with paint on your carpeting? Don't try to cover your paint stain with a random piece of furniture, or run out and buy new carpeting just yet. There is a way to clean up the paint on your carpet.