Is It Time to Replace the Carpet in Your Home?
While many things like cheese, wine, and whisky get better with age, carpet doesn’t find it’s way into that category. After awhile, you will begin to see wear and tear, noticeable smell or increased allergy symptoms, and visible stains; all which will have you wondering “Is it time to replace the carpet in your home?” We…
Disposing of Fireplace Ashes the Right Way
If your home has a wood fireplace, our guess is that you’ve been using it many nights to stay warm during the cold Northwest Indiana winter. As the temperatures begin to warm up, it’s important to give that wood fireplace the attention it deserves; including disposing of fireplace ashes the right way. Disposing of Fireplace…
How to Reduce Stains and Odors in Pet-Friendly Homes
We love our pets. We don’t love the hair and odors they leave behind. Having a pet friendly home brings the challenge of keeping your home smelling fresh and clean. Regardless of whether they have accidents in the house or have a stinky coat, there are many ways of how to reduce stains and odors…
How To Clean Your Shower and Keep It That Way: 5 Quick Tips
Showers tend to get overlooked when doing a quick clean of the bathroom. We have 5 quick tips of how to clean your shower and keep it that way. How To Clean Your Shower and Keep It That Way 1. Shower Head and Faucet Using a gallon sized Ziploc bag and vinegar, secure the bag…
How To Spot Clean Upholstery
While in a perfect world drinks and food would not be enjoyed outside of the kitchen / dining room area, shoes would be removed at the door, and there would be a dirty paw fairy that cleaned our furry friends feet when they came in from the outdoors. The reality is this world doesn’t exist and despite our best efforts. Young children, house guests, or a wild football viewing party can all be culprits of upholstery stains in your home. We’ve got a fool proof 4 step plan of how to spot clean upholstery.
How To Identify A Certified Mold Remediation Contractor
You just discovered mold in your home. You panic. You stress over the cost to repair, the effects it could have on your health, and the overwhelming process of how to identify a certified mold remediation contractor. We’ve gathered 4 fail proof ways to help you to better understand how to identify a certified mold remediation contractor.
Prepare Memories for a House Fire
We never think or plan to experience a house fire in our own homes but it is always best to plan for the worse case scenario and prepare memories for a house fire and save ourselves the grief of losing memories and items that mean the most to us.
Winter Fire Safety: Adopt A Hydrant
With cold temperatures of winter come winter fires. When the cold sets in, we turn to fireplaces, space heaters, and our HVAC systems to keep us warm. Each of these items are set to do just that but if not properly maintained, they all can cause great damage and lead to a fire. One of…
Daily Care of Your Wool Rug
Wool rugs are the perfect and affordable way to decorate your living space and create a cozy atmosphere for your family and guests. Daily care of your wool rug can be tricky, but with the proper cleaning and maintenance approach, you’ll be left with a rug that looks great and lasts long!
Give Your Apartment Style & Keep Your Property Manager Happy
Renting is a great option when you’re not quite ready to put permanent roots down in an area. It gives you the freedom to move often and explore options that prove difficult when you own a home. Even though you’re renting, you’re going to want to give your space some style and make it your own. When decorating your apartment, it is important to stay within the guidelines of your lease. We’ve got the best ways to give your apartment style and keep your property manager happy.