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How to Clean Cigarette Smoke Off Walls

  Maybe you’ve moved into a home that smells (or looks) of smoke. Or maybe you’ve recently quit smoking and want to rid your house of the reminder. Whatever the case, if your home has been exposed to cigarette smoke, it has probably permeated into your walls [...]

Why Your Office Needs Commercial Duct Cleaning in Sioux Falls

Commercial duct cleaning. Sounds like a bit of a snooze-fest, huh? Actually, cleaning your office ducts is pretty important. If you don’t, your staff and customers will be dealing with worse than yawns. We’re talking allergy symptoms, respiratory infections, and other health issues that stem from poor air quality. Here’s [...]

Top 3 Dangers of a Clogged Dryer Vent in Sioux Falls

Clothes dryers seem harmless enough — yntil they burn your house to the ground. Not trying to be extreme here, but we’ve seen enough house fires in Sioux Falls to know that cleaning your dryer vents is not a task to be taken lightly. In fact, if you don’t schedule [...]

Ice Dams 101: What Is an “Ice Dam,” Anyway?

“Ice dam.” Even the name doesn’t sound good. You may have heard that you should prevent ice dams as part of your winter prep Sioux Falls . . . but what does that even mean? Today, we’re telling you everything you need to know about ice dams in South Dakota — what they are, why they’re [...]

Post-Hurricanes, INTEK’s Jenna Snyder Lends a Helping Hand

Fourteen states. Six hotels. And one night in a Walmart parking lot. That was how Jenna Snyder, business development manager at INTEK, spent her September. From September 2 to October 2, 2017, Jenna Snyder was out of the INTEK office, doing a different type of cleaning. At the encouragement of INTEK owner Jerry Berg, Jenna traveled [...]

How to Clean (and Prevent) Puppy Accidents on Your Carpet

There’s a reason puppies are so cute. If they weren’t, we might go crazy trying to clean up after them. If you’re just starting to potty train your puppy, or if you’re trying to retrain an older dog, you might be dealing with some unpleasant accidents on your carpet in Sioux Falls. We’ll teach you how to [...]

Your Complete Guide to Cleaning Carpet Stains

It’s inevitable: your carpet is going to get dirty, but do you know what to do when it does? We do. At INTEK, we specialize in professional carpet cleaning in Sioux Falls, so we like to think we know what we’re talking about. But we don’t want to simply keep our knowledge to ourselves. That’s why [...]

Winterizing Your Lake Cabin? Let INTEK Do the Work!

We get it: you don’t even want to hear the word “winter,” let alone think about winterizing your cabin for the coming cold months. But hey, we live in South Dakota. And the seasons, they must change. Fortunately, you have INTEK. We exist to make life easier for homeowners by doing the dirty work for [...]

7 Downsides to DIY Carpet Cleaning

From Pinterest to HGTV, it seems like the whole world has embraced the trend of do-it-yourself (DIY) living. And now, the DIY movement has even made it to carpet cleaning in Sioux Falls. We get it – at-home carpet cleaning has its perks. It tends to be cheaper and more convenient than professional jobs. But what are [...]

The Dirtiest Places in Your Office

Do you know the dirtiest place in your office? Hint: it’s not the bathroom. According to a study by Kimberly-Clark Professional, the single dirtiest spot in your office is actually the sink faucet handle in the break room. Makes you want to think twice before filling up that coffee pot, huh? […]