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Month: July 2017

Love Your Carpet Longer – Extend the Life of Your Carpet

Love Your Carpet Longer – Extend the Life of Your Carpet

Out of all the different types of flooring offered on the market, carpet has to be replaced more frequently. It is recommended that you replace your carpet approximatley evey 7 years. If you want to stretch out your dollar when it comes to investing in new carpet, here are some best practices to follow: Remove your shoes before entering Shoes contain a lot of dirt and grime on the bottom of them, which can transfer over, and wear down your…

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What Does An Air Quality Alert Really Mean?

What Does An Air Quality Alert Really Mean?

As you are driving down the busy highway, and see an air quality alert displayed on the electronic signboards, have your every stopped to think about what the alert really means and how it affects you? The EPA calculates the Air Quality Index (AQI) for 5 major pollutants: Ground-Level Ozone – According to the EPA this “bad” ozone “is not emitted directly into the air, but is created by chemical reactions between oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and volatile organic compounds (VOC)…

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Entertaining House Guests with Pet Allergies

Entertaining House Guests with Pet Allergies

Our pets are like our family. For those of us with four-legged fur friends, we’ve come to accept all the lovable pitfalls that can come with being human companions: constant shedding , the occasional accident, and the fun things they can track in, like dirt, mud, leaves or (and this is for you cat lovers) the occasional dead lizard. But what do you do if you’re having guests over…and they’re – gasp! – allergic to your adorable pet friend? The…

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