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How to Keep Your Wood Floors Clean

A hardwood floor adds value and aesthetic beauty to any home, and it’s become a highly desirable add-on to many newly constructed homes. There are, however, some quid pro quos that come with installing or buying a house with hardwood floors. Cleaning and maintaining your floor requires some planning and extra effort, but the value and beauty it adds to your home more than compensate for the extra work. Here’s a brief guide to keeping your hardwood floors clean and looking their best. No Shoes in the House Sneakers and hard-soled shoes not only leave dust, grit and sand behind, but they also grind it into the finish of the floor. The constant abrasion caused by these particles can destroy your floor over time. Put mats down inside and outside the entryways of your home and consider putting runner rugs or area rugs down in high traffic areas to limit the...
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How to Keep Odors Out of Your Rug

One of the most embarrassing social situations would be to invite guests to your house, and the moment they walk in, their nose scrunches up at a foul odor. If you have carpets or rugs in your home, then there’s a high percent chance that they are the source. Rugs are super absorbent and can hold onto smells from residue, stains, spills, smoke and other accidents. If you want to ensure a clean, odor-free home, follow these steps: Neutralize the Odors For title stains, it is important to take steps to clean the carpet before any odors or stains are permanently embedded in your rugs. This needs to be done immediately, starting with blotting away the spill. Baking soda works well to neutralize the odors, so make sure you have enough for each spill. The best strategy is to take one-part baking soda and mix it with one-part Borax. This works...
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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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