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What’s Lurking in YOUR Carpet?

What’s Lurking in YOUR Carpet?

From the moment your brand new carpet is installed, it slowly morphs from a lush surface for your family…to a magnet for dander, dust, bacteria, mold, mildew, dust mites, fecal matter and other allergens. In fact, according to the research of Dr. Philip Tierno, a microbiologist and immunologist at NYU’s Langone Medical Center and author of The Secret Life of Germs,  told Men’s Health that your carpet “probably contains about 200,000 bacteria per square inch, making it 4,000 times dirtier…

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8 Reasons You’ll Love Having A Central Vacuum In Your Home

8 Reasons You’ll Love Having A Central Vacuum In Your Home

Whether you’re in the planning stages of designing a new home or looking for small ways to upgrade your existing one, installing a central vacuum system should be on the top of your wish list! Depending on how regularly and thorough your cleaning routine might be (do you have two bedrooms or five? asthma and allergy sufferers who require clean environments?) a central vacuum can actually make a lot of sense for your home. So what exactly IS a central…

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The Ultimate DIY: Clean & Allergy-Friendly Floors

The Ultimate DIY: Clean & Allergy-Friendly Floors

If you want allergy-friendly floors, your first thought might be to call in a carpet cleaning service. But you’ve heard about the potential drawbacks of conventional carpet cleaning methods: residue, fumes, mold and more. You figure that most professional carpet cleaners use harsh chemicals and a lot of hot water to clean and remove stains from carpets everywhere. Even some popular do-it-yourself products contain harsh active ingredients to fight stains and problematic organisms that live in carpet fibers. Pet accident and dander…

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Dirty Surfaces In Your Home…And How to Get Them Clean

Dirty Surfaces In Your Home…And How to Get Them Clean

Everyone has their own personal standard of clean when it comes to their home. One person might spend 45 minutes steam cleaning their kitchen countertops while another may haphazardly spritz a surface with disinfectant and hope for the best. One thing is certain: cleaning a home is time consuming, and just when you think everything’s finally clean…life happens. Pets track in mud. Kids spill apple juice in their bedroom…and don’t tell you about it. That darling flea-market curio cabinet is…

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Extend the Life of Your Vacuum With These 4 Tips!

Extend the Life of Your Vacuum With These 4 Tips!

A decent vacuum cleaner is an expense; a great vacuum cleaner is an investment, and  — with proper care — one that can last many, many years longer than lower-quality units. Keeping your vacuum in proper working order is great because it means you’ll have an efficient dirt-busting machine to help keep your home clean. And having a high-quality machine also means you’re not buying a new one every few years when it (predictably) goes kaput. At Aerus, we believe…

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