Cleaning & Maintenance

Items in Your Home Most Susceptible to Humidity Damage

Humidity affects more than your ability to breathe. It can also damage your belongings. That’s why you should carefully monitor the humidity level in your home and try to keep it between 30 and 50 percent. Take a look at how humidity can damage these six items in your home if you’re not careful. Clothes and Shoes Clothes and shoes absorb moisture from the air. If you have too much humidity in your home, mold and mildew can grow on your clothes. This can become an especially big problem if your clothes don’t have enough space to air out. Mold and mildew is very hard to remove from clothes and can cause unpleasant odors. If you have too much humidity in your home, consider buying a dehumidifier to dry out your clothes and save them from ruin.   Wood Flooring and Cabinetry Pe...

4 Ways to Minimize the Cost of Repairs Around Your Home

Unexpected repairs around the home can suck a lot of money out of your bank account. If you’re like most people, you don’t have enough money sitting around to replace expensive items immediately. You can, however, follow a few tips that will help you minimize the cost of repairs. Perform Regular Maintenance to Extend Appliances’ Lifespans Your home appliances need regular maintenance to keep them in top condition for as long as possible. Some maintenance projects don’t require much effort. For instance, you can extend your refrigerator’s lifespan by cleaning the condenser coils every three months. You just need to use your vacuum cleaner to suck away pet hair, lint, and other debris that can get stuck on the coils. You can perform simple maintenance projects in a single afternoon, in...

The Total Waste Disposal Guide

The Total Waste Disposal Guide … There are many different occasions when homeowners might decide to have a bit of a spring clean and dispose of things that are simply cluttering up their house. It might be because they’re moving to a new home, in which case avoiding cluttering up the new property will be a priority. Perhaps they’re giving their current home a revamp and want to make it feel new by throwing out things that are no longer used. They may be extending or modifying their property in some way, and that’s likely to result in a lot of waste that needs to be disposed of. All of the situations above may require people to look into Perth skip bin hire because it makes the task of disposing of junk so much easier. Skip bin providers take care of every aspect of waste management s...

Spills And Smears – How To Deal With Them

Spills And Smears – How To Deal With Them … Keeping the furniture and the carpets clean can sometimes feel like an uphill battle. There are dozens of different stains and smears which will need to be dealt with on a daily basis. Some of these stains will require carpet dry cleaning in Perth. Read this guide in order to deal with all manner of dirt and grime on the carpets and furniture.   Keep Furniture In Its Protective Wrapper Furniture is susceptible to getting stains on it if people eat their dinner or drink whilst they are sat in the living room. If it is not practical to have meals in the kitchen or dining room, why not keep the protective plastic sheeting on the furniture? Whilst this won’t allow visitors to see sofas and chairs in their full glory, it will protect ...

Ensure You Don’t Fall Foul to Flooding

Life cannot exist without water but water can also cause severe, large scale damage when it makes its way into area which ought to remain dry. Too many home owners find themselves in a situation where they need to invest substantial sums of money financing restoration work called for due to some type of flooding. In this blog post you’ll find insight and advice which we’ve gathered in order to help you avoid falling foul to flooding.   Measures For Preventing Flooding Due To Stormy Weather We live in an age where global warming brings on extreme weather conditions. Severe storms are a common occurrence and people living in areas which had not experienced floods before are suddenly called upon to be prepared for flooding due to heavy rains. If you have any reason to believe...

5 Signs Your Home May Be Infested with Termites

Termites are quiet invaders who can destroy the wood throughout your home. But the most troubling problem with their infestation is that they may be eating away your dwelling without you even knowing about it until it’s too late. The following are signs that termites are taking residence in your home.   Reproductive Swarms When you purchase a home, your focus may be on the landscape and indoor care of your dwelling. But did you know that the National Pest Management Association figures that termites are the cause for billions and billions worth of home damage each year. Although you may not notice the actual swarms of termites taking up residence, the insects may emerge on a warm early summer day from the ground. What they hope to do is pair with a partner, reproduce and make their ow...

Bathroom and Kitchen Cleaning at its best

Both bathrooms and kitchens tend to get rather dirty with daily use. Kitchens especially suffer from grease and dirt that collects on tiled splash backs. As bathrooms are being used for showers or hot baths they also become dirty with dampness as well as sometimes even mould and mildew. There’s a huge comprehensive range of services to get tiled areas in the home and workplace back to looking as good as new. Tiled and grouted floors can be cleaned to give them a new lease of life.  There’s also the option to have tiled walls deep cleaned and restored by tile and grout cleaning operatives. To find out more about the services available, arrange for a home or workplace visit. Ask for a quotation from cleaning experts to see how affordable it is to have bathrooms and kitchens cleaned. Dedicate...

Maintaining Your Home Appliances for a Longer Service Life

It seems like no home appliance lasts more than a few years without breaking down or needing serious repairs. While appliances won’t last your whole lifetime, maintaining your home appliances for a longer service life is entirely possible if you follow these home tips.   Read the Instructions Always read the instructions. The manufacturer’s instructions advise you on exactly how to maintain a long service life for the product. Reading the book and following the manufacturer’s recommendations can extend the life of your appliance and save you a lot of money.   Use Them Regularly Just like how a printer’s ink will dry up if you don’t use it for a few months, neglecting to use your appliances can lead to problems. For example, parts could crack or dry out and stop working the next t...

Spring DIY For Around The Home

With winter long behind us now and the spring clean (theoretically) out of the way, you may be looking towards what other odd-jobs that need doing around the home. If you’ve got a list of DIY activities niggling away at you, the team at Bearing Boys have pooled their knowledge to produce this article looking at some quick and simple DIY you can do around the home. Clear Your Blocked Drains As spring has sprung, you’ll want to check your drains to see whether the foliage and other blockages from winter need clearing. If you avoid checking your drains it could result in your home suffering from water damage from overflowing drains and that means hiring a costly plumber to sort it all out. To clear your drains, all you need to do is purchase a plunger rod, lift the covers and use the rod to c...

Taking Care Of Your Oven

It’s really incredible how much we have come to rely on all of our household appliances and gadgets. It’s only when they stop working that we realize this dependence and suddenly have a new found appreciation for our things.

The Stats Say You Need A Cleaner

How clean is your home? Most would probably answer this as “fairly clean” even if it was a mess. But be honest for a minute. How clean is your house really?

Spring in the Bugs: Why Pesticides and People Don’t Mix

Cleaning your HVAC system isn’t optional when you’re trying to avoid pesticides, it’s necessary. When you do have to use them, you want to make sure your air purification system is working properly.

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