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  • Your carpets are probably ready for some special treatment. We’ve been eating, drinking, raising new kids or pets all on the same floors. But does it just need some cleaning? Or would replacing your carpet be better? Did you know that the average square inch of carpet contains 200,000 bacteria? At Intek, [...]

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  • A sump pump is a valuable tool for homeowners. So how do you know if you need one? More importantly, what do you need to do to make sure it’s operating correctly? […]

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  • 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 [...]

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  • We’ve talked about how to clean your own carpets and the benefits of getting your carpets professionally cleaned on a regular basis. But, how do you know which type of cleaning is best for your carpets? There are pros and cons to each method. Let’s take a deeper look.

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  • Need to do some spring carpet cleaning? No matter how careful you are, over the winter, you and your boots may have collected lots of dirt, sand, salt, and grime. You probably tracked that inside — and now it’s in your carpets! It’s not good for your home and, if you’re a renter it could mean you’re at risk of losing a security deposit.

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  • 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!).

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  • We've gathered some of some of our favorite blog posts about carpet cleaning all in one place for your convenience. We have a feeling you're going to love what you read. Of course, if you would rather have us take care of the carpet cleaning for you, contact us.

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  • “How often should I clean my carpets?” We hear that question a lot. And since we’ve been carpet cleaning Sioux Falls homes since the 80s, we’ve heard a lot of different answers and schools of thought. But our answer isn’t that complicated. […]

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  • Having your ducts cleaned eliminates dust, pet hair, mold, and other irritants from your furnace and ductwork. If you’re questioning whether or not you need duct cleaning, we have tips on deciding if you need furnace and duct cleaning. But, the biggest question is how do ducts even get cleaned? How INTEK Duct Cleaning Works [...]

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  • It’s that time of year where mud, slush, sand, etc. are getting trudged into your house on a daily basis. But winter isn’t the only season that causes issues with your carpet. You can thank rain, children, pets, home remodeling, and many other things for needing carpet cleaning year-round. Experts recommend cleaning your carpet at [...]

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  • A slight carpet tear here or a frayed rug there may not seem like a big issue to some, but it can be to others. In reality, loose, unsecured rugs and damaged carpets with curled edges are factors that may contribute to falls in your household or business. Fall injuries can occur at the transition between carpet to rug, non-carpet to rug, on wet carpets or rugs, and hurrying in the bathroom with a loose bathroom mat. It’s important to identify any tears or trip hazards due to rugs and rectify the issue as quickly as possible.

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  • 2020 was a tough year for everyone. The last thing Jerry Cook, owner of Rehfeld’s Art & Framing, was expecting when he recently moved his business in downtown Sioux Falls this past fall was water damage. Building owner Sheila Hazard stopped by one Monday morning for what should have been a routine day of meetings, only to discover new building tenants Rehfeld’s Art & Framing’s space had flooded.

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