Author: lemusadmin

20
May
2019
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Shower tile and grout cleaning

Many homeowners are not told by their builders, contractors, plumbers or tile installer how to maintain their shower tile and grout. Instead people go online and are bombarded by information from manufacturers and retailers of tile cleaning products that make soap scum disappear. Or better yet the magical grout sealer that will outlast the mold… […]
20
May
2019
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Working Safely Around Downed Electrical Wires

Electrical hazards multiply for workers involved in cleanup and recovery efforts following major disasters and weather emergencies. Life-threatening danger exists around downed and low-hanging electrical wires which can still be energized following a storm. Safety First Always consider all electrical equipment, lines and conductors to be energized. If you notice downed wires or damaged electrical […]
18
May
2019
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Where Mold Hides

  Mold hides everywhere. Check these four areas during your cleaning routines in order to find and address hidden mold. As they say, mold is ubiquitous, meaning it is found everywhere — or I should say, mold hides everywhere, sometimes in plain sight, but unseen. When we come in from outside, mold spores follow. When […]
17
May
2019
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3 Best Ways to Kick Off Spring

As winter rolls into spring, you may want to concentrate on fixing, organizing, and cleaning what’s outside — after all, most say that working in the sun is better than working under a light bulb — but there are some tasks inside that just shouldn’t be ignored. Here are a few that will help your […]
13
May
2019
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Prepping the House – Part 1

When the weather turns bad, it’s time to turn against the weather. Prepping your home for storms that are either predicted or that can occur at any time is the best defense against wind, water and related storm damages. Without proper winter preparation of your home, you may end up inviting wind, rain and snow […]
11
May
2019
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Discarding Moldy Stuff

Do you know what the EPA says about discarding moldy materials? It’s not as easy as just tossing them into the trash can, which is what some homeowners might be tempted to do when they try out some “do-it-yourself” mold work. Building materials and furnishings that are contaminated with mold growth and are not salvageable […]
11
May
2019
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Benefits Of Hiring A Carpet Cleaning Company

Carpets do have two main functions – to look good and to keep your floors protected. Still, these require proper maintenance and after a few months of piling up on dirt and dust, you might want to perform carpet cleaning. On the other hand, carpet cleaning isn’t an easy process and it is something that […]
10
May
2019
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So Your Carpet Is Smelly…

There are many reasons why a carpet can become smelly, from pet odors to heavy soiling and other causes. However, what some don’t realize is a little water intrusion can cause a big problem with the condition of their carpet, even after it seems the carpet has dried. Water intrusions can be from many sources. […]
9
May
2019
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It’s Spring! Now, Where Is That Garden Hose?

The weather is getting nicer, the birds are chirping more and you see flowers and other signs of botanical life making their annual appearance. It’s a natural urge to get outdoors and clean up around the house, raking old leaves and picking up winter clutter. You’ve been inside long enough! You also want to speed […]