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How to Properly Clean Tablecloths After your Thanksgiving Meal

kitchenThe family has gone home. The leftover turkey carcass is safely ensconced in the fridge, waiting for 2:00 a.m. picking to commence. Now, you have the heavily soiled tablecloth with which to contend. How do you clean it? Well, that depends on the material from which it's made. If the tablecloth is vinyl, all you'll need is some spray cleaner, a sponge, and some paper towels. Tablecloths are made from other materials, too, such as cotton, silk, and linen. Each requires a different cleaning method, as follows: Cotton You can clean cotton tablecloths in the washer and dryer. Wash them in a cool-water cycle. Don't use bleach unless absolutely necessary, and make sure it's colorfast (oxygen) bleach if the tablecloth isn't white. Run the dryer on low heat and remember to remove the cotton tablecloth as soon as the cycle finishes. Silk Silk tablecloths have the same properties as other "delicates."...
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How often should I clean my floor?

Custom home interior with beautiful warm wood floorsHow often you clean your floor depends on the kind of floor you have. If you have wall-to-wall carpet, you can vacuum every day without harming the carpet. Practically speaking, vacuuming every other day or three times a week is more than enough. Most carpet manufacturers recommend professional, hot water extraction cleaning every 18-24 months. Some manufacturers write that into their warranty. Other floors require more complex care than carpeted floors, however. Hardwood Floors You should use an electrostatic cloth about twice a week to rid hardwood floors from dust. If there is larger debris, you can use a broom and dustpan. Once a week, you should vacuum thoroughly. Then prepare a solution of 1 cup of white vinegar in 1 gallon of water with which you can mop the floor. Make sure to wring the mop out tightly so that it is only slightly damp, you do not want too...
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Did You Know We Offer 24/7 Emergency Water Damage and Structural Dry-out Services?

Plumbing leaks, burst pipes, and broken hot water heaters are some of the most common causes of residential and commercial water damage. Fortunately, there is a solution to remedying water damage after a catastrophe. Our professionals can help whether you saw the incident as it was happening or discovered it hours or days afterward. We also offer emergency services. How Water Damage Restoration and Structural Drying Help When your home or business is flooded from plumbing issues or a rising body of water nearby, it is important to remove the water and properly dry the structure. If the structure is not dried properly, mold can grow and spread. Some types of mold can cause illnesses or may be toxic. Wood and some building materials may start to rot if they get wet and are not properly dried. Also, there may be bacteria growing in trapped moisture. Excess moisture can attract pests...
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Most Common Stains on Carpet and How to Clean Them

If your house is full of children and pets, carpet stains are inevitable. Fortunately, most stains can be remedied with a quick response and the right cleaning tools. Learning about some of the most common carpet stains can help you prepare for life's little accidents. Helpful hints before you begin: Act quickly, the longer a spill is on your carpet chances are higher the stain will become permanent. If a spot is liquid, always blot with a dry, white, absorbent cloth or white (no print) paper towel. Do not scrub the area! If the spill is semi-solid, then gently scrape up with a rounded spoon working from the edges to the center. If the spill is a solid, break it up and remove by vacuuming. Pretest any spot removal solution in an inconspicuous area for fiber damage or color loss. Apply a small amount of selected cleaning solution on a white cloth and gently work in...
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Why Trust MasterCare?

Life is all about making good choices. Whether you're choosing the right doctor for your family or the healthiest food when you eat out, your choices help to shape your life now and in the future. We at MasterCare made a choice back in 1992 to enter the cleaning services field and to make a difference in our community. We made an excellent choice and have met many amazing customers over the years because of it. Why Put Your Faith in MasterCare? Being locally owned and operated matters to us. You hear stories about large chains treating their customers poorly and not providing quality services all the time. The reason is simple: They're too big to fail. They put profit before the customer, and we don't think that's right. We have the word "care" in our name for a reason. We really do care about our customers and how they perceive...
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