2015

Four Tricks For Getting Stubborn Pet Hair Out Of Your Carpet

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Do you vacuum your carpet again and again, but still find that it’s covered in pet hair? You don’t have to settle for a hairy home for the rest of your life. With these four easy tricks, you can do a better job of actually removing the pet hair from your carpet. Use a humidifier. When the air in your home is dry, static cling will cause the pet hair to be more attracted to your carpet.…

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4 Unexpected Uses For Modern Sandblasting Equipment

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Sandblasting is most commonly used to clean dirt and grime off of hard surface, like brick and metal, as well as to smooth rough surfaces in the construction process. However, with the increasing availability of precision sandblasters and advances in stenciling techniques, sandblasting has found some increasingly creative uses in the art world and beyond. Artwork. Sandblasting, especially with a finely tuned sandblaster and small sand stream, can create some very beautiful art.…

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Repairing Your Basement After A Flood

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If you walk into a flooded basement, there are a few things that you can do to repair the damage and prevent injury. Unplug Electronics Before you check out the damage in your flooded basement, be sure that you have unplugged all electrical devices in your basement, including heaters. If you are unsure that it’s safe to touch the water, have an electrician come to take a look at your basement and the electrical grid.…

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3 Inexpensive Ways To Prepare Your Home For Sale

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Selling a home can be a stressful process, but taking the time to prepare before your house is even listed can go a long way. There are many ways to make a home look fantastic, but if you are like many homeowners you may not have the extra funds to make major changes, big repairs, or upgrades before the for sale sign is in your front yard. Luckily, there are a number of inexpensive ways to get your home looking its best.…

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Three Things To Secure In Your Office Before A Janitor Comes And Vacuums Your Carpet

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Most commercial vacuums are powerful enough to suck up surprisingly large objects without breaking. If there are still a lot of loose items lying around in your office when a janitor with a vacuum arrives, you’re practically asking for frustration to come into your life. To minimize the risk of a commercial vacuum sucking up any valuable office accessories during a professional cleaning, pay special attention to securing these three things.…

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Four Qualities To Look For In A Rug For A Kid's Room

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If your child’s room has a hard floor, placing a rug on the floor is a great way to make it more comfortable. However, not all rugs are well-suited for a child’s room. Make sure the rug you pick has these four qualities, and both you and your child will benefit. Easily Washable Read the tag on the rug to find out how it must be washed. If it is a smaller rug, it may be machine washable, which certainly means cleaning will be easy.…

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Uniform Supply: 3 Ways They Can Help Keep You Safe on the Job

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You might think that uniform supply services can only benefit police officers or nurses—individuals whose occupations mandate specific uniform attire. However, the fact of the matter is, uniform supply companies offer a wide array of products for all sorts of purposes, including attire designed to increase worker visibility, as well as fire resistant clothing. Many also offer rental services, a cost effective alternative that ensures your attire is compliant with all the stringent requirements of your job.…

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What To Do When Wine Stains Threaten The Beauty Of Your Carpets

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It never fails, you throw a dinner party to show off your brand new carpeting and one guest or another will manage to spill their entire glass of red wine on it, creating a huge, ugly stain. Keep reading and the next time this happens, you will be able to take a deep breath and smile because you will know what to do to protect your expensive carpets from permanent stains.…

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Carpet Cleaning: How To Deal With Rock Salt And Calcium Chloride

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Winter brings grit and grime that can wreak havoc on your office floors and carpets. Despite guarding your entry ways with throw rugs and door mats to trap what people drag in, snow and sludge is bound to reach the indoors of your business, bringing with it rock salt, snow sludge, dirt, and ice that can leave your carpets and floors looking like a gravel-strewn road. How does rock salt and calcium chloride damage your carpets?…

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4 Consequences Of Water Damage To Address Around Your Home

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Have you recently experienced flood damage? Even minor water damage can cause issues that you may not immediately notice around your home, but it’s important that you complete a thorough water damage restoration for both the health of your family and the safety of your home. 1. Mold and Mildew Growth Mold and mildew growth can be particularly dangerous following water damage, because it can be impossible to tell whether there is mold without a test.…

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