Carpet Cleaning

Hudson, NH Homeowner Seeks Relief for Allergy Symptoms Carpeting, while wonderful for comfort underfoot, can gather dust, dirt, pet dander and other contaminants.  This can become a big problem for those with allergies, asthma and other respiratory problems.  Regularly cleaning the carpet, through vacuuming and professional cleaning, can help to prevent the contaminants from settling into the carpet. A homeowner in Hudson, NH was experiencing allergy symptoms when at home.  Trying to identify the cause of the problem, she turned…

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Best Flooring for a Home with Kids Nashua NH

New Parents in Nashua Seek Advice For homes with young children, carpeting is a great option.  The extra padding makes crawling more comfortable, not to mention parents sitting on the floor for extended periods of time.  Dark carpets are more forgiving with the inevitable stains and spills.  However, for ease of cleaning, hardwood or laminate flooring can’t be beat.  A family in Nashua had just welcomed their first child.  Looking to replace a living room floor, they sought the advice…

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Make a Small Room Look Bigger

Pepperell Family Looks for Suggestions The right flooring choice can actually enhance a small room, giving it the visual impression of being bigger.  Dark-colored flooring, when paired with a lighter wall color, can give a room a more expansive feel.  To add dimension to a room, the flooring should be placed diagonally.  When using tiles or planks, choose the largest size available to give the illusion of more space. A family in Pepperell was looking to replace their flooring in…

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Carpets

Hudson, NH Homeowner Looks for Advice Regular upkeep, including vacuuming and spot removal, is important to keep your carpets in top condition.  However, these do it yourself cleanings can only go so far to remove the dust and dirt that can easily become embedded in carpet fibers.  Having a professional deep clean the carpets in your home annually can go a long way to removing this caked-in dirt that can leave them looking dingy and discolored. (more…)

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Large Floor Tiles

Merrimack, NH Homeowner Discovers the Trick A large flooring tile, opting for a 16” or even 24” tile, can give the illusion of more space in a room.  Having less grout lines with these larger tiles makes the floor look less busy, giving the illusion of a larger area.  A busier design or mosaic, created with smaller tiles, can make the room look closed in.  This is important when working in an already small space, using large tiles can go…

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Remove-Pet-Stains-from-Carpet

Windham, NH Puppy Owners Seek Help When treated quickly, pet stains can be removed entirely from carpet.  By addressing it immediately, you can prevent odors from being absorbed into the carpet fibers as well.  Place several paper towels over the accident and allow them to absorb the moisture.  Push on the towels firmly.  Mix a concoction of two cups vinegar, two cups warm water and four tablespoons of baking soda.  Spray the area lightly with this mixture and allow it…

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Dark and Light Hardwood Floor

Tyngsboro, MA Homeowner Seeks Advice The ultimate question of dark vs. light hardwood floors is a matter of personal preference.  This decision may be made based on the style and décor of your home.  What goes best with the furniture in the area or the paint color may also be a factor in your decision.  Dark hardwood is on the uptick for current style, but the final decision should be based on your unique situation. A homeowner in Tyngsboro was…

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ceramic tile

Brookline Homeowner Seeks Advice Most home basements are below ground, leaving them dark and damp.  Some are even susceptible to flooding during large amounts of rain.  For these reasons, the best flooring choices for a basement are moisture resistant.  These include ceramic tile, engineered hardwood, rubber and laminate.  Each of these options will offer the best choice of deterring mold and mildew growth, even in a damp basement. A homeowner in Brookline, NH was looking to replace her basement flooring. …

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Vacuum Your Carpet

Windham Homeowner Looks for Suggestions Carpets, particularly those in high-traffic areas, should be vacuumed regularly.  This will remove any dirt and dust that can become embedded into the carpet fibers.  This vacuuming should be done weekly, and more frequently in high-traffic areas of the home.  A homeowner in Windham, NH had just replaced her bedroom carpet.  She was looking for tips to keep the carpet looking like new for years to come. To Keep Your Carpet Looking Good, Vacuum Regularly…

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Windham Homeowner Sees Results Whether you are looking to sell your home now or to just enjoy the coming years, home improvement projects can significantly increase the value.  Some of the big winners for return on your investment are kitchen and bathroom remodels.  However, even smaller home improvement projects such as installing hardwood flooring or new carpeting can make a big difference. A homeowner in Windham, NH was listing her home for the summer market.  Seeking to get top dollar…

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