One of the most common and immediately offensive challenges of selling or buying a home is smell. Pet, food or cigarette odors, can permeate into the foundation of a home and are hard to get rid of. One of the most difficult odors to remove is cigarette smell due to the tar and resins that hang on to all surfaces. Continue reading to find out an easy solution to remove bad home odors!
Let’s face it, unless you work for a cleaning company, no one likes to clean. Whether you are cleaning at home, work or for family, here are seven signs indicating that you may need to step up your sanitization game.
"VOC" is the acronym for volatile organic compounds and it’s rapidly becoming an important topic with homeowners, and for good reason. Continue reading to find out how to avoid having health-risking VOCs in your sanctuary.
All homes have a wide variety of allergens that send us into tearing, sniffling, and hacking misery. What you may not know is how many of these culprits may be lurking inside your home right now.
When you think of mold, you probably think of the many common places it can be found in your home, like the basement, bathroom, and laundry. But what most people don’t realize is that mold can — and will — grow just about anywhere in your home, if the conditions are right.
Many people are allergic to mold spores and every house has them. Mold is a form of fungus that thrives in warm, damp environments and with more than 100,000 species in the world, it is no wonder molds can be found everywhere. It spreads by releasing tiny, lightweight spores that travel through the air.
We all are aware of the recent bedbug epidemic. These “hitchhikers” of the bug world can be hard to spot and can sometimes be mistaken for carpet beetles. It’s important to properly identify and know the best way to treat them before they become widespread throughout your home.
The other day a TV program was on where a family was getting ready to sell their home; they made it look so easy! Chuckling to myself, I thought it might be good idea to run through eight key topics to review prior to selling your home.