It’s common knowledge that mold is something we don’t want in our homes. It looks and smells unpleasant and can also spoil our food. The worst part is when mold invades your living space, it could potentially cause health problems and damage to your home. Even though mold mitigation is a top concern for [...]
There are clear dangers and drawbacks to having water in your home – and we’ve covered ways to prevent water damage – but sometimes water can add life to your home. Many people in Sioux Falls, Brookings, Yankton, and other areas choose to power wash the exterior of their homes every year, because the benefits clearly [...]
Living in Brookings means experiencing cold winters and hot summers, but we (usually) have a bit of time in between that is optimal for some deep home cleaning — spring cleaning! We’ve put together a few around-the-house projects (some big, some small) that can help maintain your home’s condition and save you money on [...]
You know the drill. While spring cleaning is a real chore — literally — it’s key to a happy, healthy house (and household). Some tasks are better left to the professionals. Certain Sioux Falls cleaning services, like carpet cleaning and duct cleaning, are recommended every spring — and, well, we [...]
There’s no getting around the fact that your home collects dust. Dust is more than just dirt, too. House dust is a mix of hair, clothing fibers, dead skin cells, bacteria, dust mites, bits of dead bugs, soil particles, pollen, and microscopic specks of plastic. Can you say gross? So, it’s important to keep the dust factors in your home mitigated. Here are five ways you can keep the dust out (plus a bonus tip!).
Have you ever spent as much time in your home as you have in the past year? These days, your home isn't just the place where you sleep, cook meals, and relax. Thanks to the pandemic, your home is now your office, your gym, your child's school or daycare, and more. It's more important than ever that your home is a place where you enjoy spending time. So, how do you turn your home into a comfortable space despite all of the chaos that 2020 has brought? It all starts with keeping it clean.
Like everything else in 2020, Christmas in Sioux Falls has just been weird, hasn't it? In one of the warmest, driest seasons on record, the holidays are almost over. It's already time to start thinking of disposing the tree that you feel like you just put up. Which begs the question: What do I even do with this thing?
Tired of that cigarette smell from your home’s previous owners? Sometimes it seems no matter the amount of cleaning, the cigarette smoke smell won’t go away. Residue and particles left behind by cigarette smoke can contain heavy metals, carcinogens, and toxins which contaminate your home. So, how do you get rid of it? Luckily, there’s a good old fashioned, natural way to help with cutting out that smell. Plants! Plants are an effective and natural way to get rid of cigarette smoke odors and pollutants.
If all this “staying at home” business has motivated you to do some serious decluttering, join the club. As the pandemic has largely forced us to stay in, many of us have realized we want our stuff out. We want to live and work in clean, organized spaces. (And we [...]
Has your company returned to the office yet? If not, you probably will soon . . . or at least eventually (unless your business is going 100% remote — in which case, more power to you!). For those of us who do still have office work in our present or [...]