How to Extend the Life of Your Vacuum

When it comes to your vacuum, it always pays to give it a little extra attention. These five simple tips will help you extend your vacuum’s lifespan while keeping your home extra clean. Start with the Right Vacuum A high-quality vacuum is a good investment. Start by purchasing a vacuum with a proven track record that lets you easily access the parts that need to be maintained (drum, brush, canister, etc.). A vacuum that is difficult to take apart will make maintenance more difficult and, potentially, lead to breakages faster over time. Also ensure you have a vacuum with settings…

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Choosing the Right Area Rug

Want to take your space from bland to bold?  An area rug is a small but mighty design element that is capable of packing a powerful punch and transforming a space, or grounding an already standout room. Ultimately, the rug you decide on is capable of transforming your space from traditional to modern, or from classic to contemporary. Following are tips will help you find your perfect area rug: The Space When choosing the perfect area rug for your space, you first need to choose the space! The perfect rug for your dining room is going to be very different…

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Learn How to Detect Water Damage

You might think that detecting a leak or a broken pipe would be easy, but water damage is not always easy to find. Sometimes, signs of water damage are hidden behind walls, under floorboards, or even on the exterior of a house. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to detect water damage so that you can remedy the situation as soon as possible. Here’s What to Look For Water damage is sneaky, as it can take on different colours, textures and even odours depending on the type of damage and where it’s located. Ceiling damage is often easier to…

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How to Control Dust Mites in Your Home

Dust mites are a constant issue for many people. In fact, over 50 per cent of all allergic asthmatics are sensitive to house dust mites, according to the Asthma Society of Canada. They are everywhere, small, invisible and, surprisingly enough, fairly simple to control. All it takes is some thorough cleaning and constant diligence. If your home has a dust mite problem, or a family member has asthma, use these tips to help control the dust mites in your home. Get Allergy-Proof Covers for Your Mattress Mattresses and box springs are some of the most common places where dust mites…

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How to Clean a Mattress

Mattresses, like so many other things in our lives, rarely get the attention they deserve. They deserve all the care in the world, though, not simply because they are expensive but because they are integral to a quality sleep every night. Cleaning a mattress is a bit of a process, however, and so we thought it would be good to take you through the steps of rejuvenating your mattress. Remember that this should be done regularly and, if you flip your mattress with any regularity (which you should), you will want to clean both sides as required. Here is a…

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Carpet Cleaning Advice for When Baby Starts Crawling

Baby's hands crawling on carpet
Carpets are soft and perfect for babies who are starting to crawl around and explore the world around them. But carpets can also be quite dirty, trapping mold and fungus and bacteria that can potentially harm your child as they crawl around. While pre-baby you may have been able to dump some powerful cleaning chemicals into your carpet, these are also potentially dangerous to young children, which is why you need some baby-safe carpet cleaning strategies. Here are a few tips on how to keep your carpets clean and your baby safe all at the same time. Get Preventative Major…

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Winter Is Over! Here Are the Best Car Cleaning Tips and Tricks

While winter is finally over, there is evidence of it everywhere – especially inside your car. The brutal winter months can really do a number on your car’s upholstery and carpet flooring. Edmonton weather is unpredictable and harsh, leaving us with dirty, dusty, muddy, and slushy conditions. Is your car covered in footprints, handprints, or more? No problem! We will help to make your car look like new once again with some of our best car cleaning tips and tricks! Leave Your Carpets for Last In most situations, it’s probably your interior carpets that are in the worst condition after…

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Spring Cleaning: Four Tips to Declutter Your Home

Spring is here. The snow is gone and you are probably realizing that the winter has made for some hoarding in your home. Now is the perfect time to tidy up in anticipation of more hot weather ahead. Here are four decluttering tips to help you this spring cleaning season. Get Four Bins Trash. Recycle. Donate. Relocate. Purchasing four bins, each labelled with one of these words, is the first and best step to decluttering any space, whether it is your home, office, or garage. Get large-sized bins, ones that can hold large garbage bags, and take them with you…

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