Beautify Your Bathroom with a Residential Cleaning Service to Sell Your Home - part I

June 10th, 2011

A bathroom will greet the homeowner when they get out of bed in the morning, and before they climb into bed at night. The bathroom is often shared, yet it demands intimate seclusion. It is where a homeowner will be most exposed. Consciously or unconsciously, a home buyer will immediately elevate an opinion of a home when an immaculate bathroom looks ready to take on the very personal demands of everyday living.

When you’re preparing your home to be sold, considerable attention needs to be given to the bathroom. Realtors and home stagers frequently agree that the bathroom can be a decision maker in the home buying process. When you’re selling your home, the bathroom should be impeccably clean, restful, roomy, free from countertop clutter and overstuffed closets, and as luxurious as possible. Read the rest of this entry »

Doctor Up Scratches and Dents on Your Aluminum Siding

September 14th, 2010

Aluminum siding can take a knocking, but it’s not immune to dents and scratches. There are a lot of self-repair technologies waiting to be discovered and mass-marketed, but self-repairing aluminum siding hasn’t made it off the drawing boards of the engineering scientists and into the hands of the average home owner. We’re still waiting for house-siding that can heal itself as naturally and effortlessly as the skin on our bodies. Until then, we’re stuck repairing the scratches and dents ourselves. Read the rest of this entry »

The Pain of a Hardwood Floor’s Accidental Stains

August 2nd, 2010

Grass-stained jeans often hide little legs that can run into a house, plop down on a couch that sits on a beautiful hardwood floor, and kick muddy sneakers off with a jolt that sends them sailing to the unreachable galaxies of the under-couch world. As the muddy sneakers are left forgotten on the hardwood floor, mud and dirt slowly seep into the wood. Dampness starts warping the hardwood, and as grains begin to roughen, stains set in. When it’s time to move furniture around for spring cleaning, dark stains on the hardwood floor show evidence of long-lost sneakers under the couch and overflowing water from plant holders hiding in the corners of the room. Once the room is cleared of furniture, it’s clear that spilled beverages from the last family reunion were not quickly wiped up. Life leaves stains. Read the rest of this entry »

Protecting Allergies and Asthma from Home Improvement Projects

July 1st, 2010

Conducting a home improvement project in the confines of a house with an allergy or asthma sufferer requires constructive pre-planning to keep potential asthma attacks and allergic reactions to a minimum. There is rarely a home-improvement or remodeling project that doesn’t involve the dust and debris that can aggravate breathing difficulties. Steps can be taken to minimize the affects of construction, and remodeling plans can be altered to make life more comfortable for the breathing-impaired without sacrificing comfort for healthier family members.

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