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What are the Best Stain Treatments for Carpets

Life is messy. Pets, children and accidents happen and leave their mark in your home. More specifically, on your carpet. Here are some easy tips and tricks from MasterCare, Inc. professionals to help you get rid of carpet stains. The First Steps for Removing Any Carpet Stains When you don’t know for sure where the stain came from, or if it is a fresh spill that you want to rush to clean up, these basic cleaning techniques can be your go-to: Scrape any solids off with a dull knife. Use tissues, napkins or towels to soak up the spill. If needed, dry the carpet with a vacuum. How to Remove Specific Carpet Stains The following are stain-specific treatments you can use in your everyday life: Condiments: Flush with cold water, pre-treat with laundry soap, brush vertically to break the particles up and thoroughly rinse the stain. If the stain remains, substitute...
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Caring For Your Floors in Winter

We all know that winter brings its challenges to Michigan and Indiana. The weather frequently changes from reasonable temperatures, to rain, ice and snow. While we take steps to protect ourselves, our cars and our homes from the extreme weather, people often overlook one thing that really takes a beating: their floors. Protecting Your Floors MasterCare, INC, a leading home cleaning service in the area, has seen first-hand the damage that neglecting your flooring can cause. While we provide our best services to help mitigate the effects winter can have on your flooring, we’d like to help our customers maintain their surfaces in-between our professional cleanings. This will not only extend the life of your service but will help keep your floors beautiful through many winters to come. There are a few elements present in winter that affect your floors. One is the temperature change. The colder it is outside; the...
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Fall Carpet Cleaning is an Important Step in Maintaining a Healthy Home

Did you know that cleaning your carpets every fall is one of the most important things you can do to help protect your indoor air quality, lessen allergens and lengthen the life of your carpet? Before you hire a carpet cleaning company, you should know that not all cleaning businesses operate to the same standards. MasterCare Incorporated offers all-inclusive carpet care services that rely on Ph-balanced hot water extraction. This is the method your carpet manufacturer specifies as the only method that doesn't void your carpet warranty. Most homeowners don't realize that in order to maintain their carpet warranty, they must have professional carpet cleaning services at specified intervals, generally every 12-18 months depending on the carpet manufacturer. When you contact us to clean your carpet, we pride ourselves on providing you with an exceptionally clean and excellent customer service. Our carpet cleaning services include a thorough vacuuming of areas to...
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Ways to Prepare Your Home for Winter

Before the first cold snap of winter arrives, it's a good idea to get your home ready for the changing season. Checking on your heating system, for example, can help you avoid a broken system on the coldest day of the season. Completing these simple tasks before the weather turns cold can give you peace of mind. Prepare Your Heating System Discovering that your heating system isn't working properly will be an unwelcome surprise on the first cold day of the season. Before the temperatures start to dip, it's a good idea to give your heating system a thorough check, starting with the ducts. Over time, dust can clog your system's ducts, forcing it to work harder to heat your home. Cleaning out the ducts and replacing filters can alleviate this issue. Fix Gaps If small gaps around your windows and doors are left alone, the warm air in your home...
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Why Air Ducts Need to be Cleaned

Do you know what could be lurking in the air ducts of your home? Just as you have lungs that bring air to the rest of your body, your home has an HVAC system that moves air throughout all its rooms. If it’s been a while since your ducts were cleaned, it might be time for a breath of fresh air. Indoor Air Quality Everyday activities in your home release dust, dander, dirt, chemicals and other contaminants into the air. These contaminants aren’t necessarily dangerous for a normal, healthy adult, but they can contribute to problems for some vulnerable groups, especially people with allergies, asthma and other respiratory problems as well as those with autoimmune disorders, the very young and the very old. Energy Bills Up to 40 percent of the energy used to cool or heat your home is lost, according to the Department of Energy. Dirty ducts make it...
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