The 3 Big Perks of Vacuuming Regularly

The 3 Big Perks of Vacuuming Regularly

Even if you don’t think your flooring looks dirty, vacuuming on at least a weekly basis can mean major benefits for the level of cleanliness in your home. But did you know that regular vacuuming can also help extend the life of your carpet as well as improve quality of the air your family is breathing? Turns out, it can! The most obvious reason why you would want to get into the routine of vacuuming your home is because it’s…

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Get Ready to Tackle Fall Allergies With These Great Tips!

Get Ready to Tackle Fall Allergies With These Great Tips!

It’s almost here! Most people love autumn, and it’s easy to see why: colorful foliage, cooler temperatures, football tailgating and upcoming holidays full of family, friends and feasts. But for some, the beauty of the season can be dampened by impending fall allergies – particularly ragweed (also known as hay fever), which can cause sneezing, runny or stuffy noses, itchy throat and ears, itchy eyes and even hives. It can cause asthma symptoms as well, since ragweed allergies can cause…

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Don’t Let Stale, Musty Air Ruin Your Summer

Don’t Let Stale, Musty Air Ruin Your Summer

We hate to be the ones to break it to you, but summer is mold’s favorite season, too. All the things you love – tropical breezes, warmth and a nice air conditioned room when you need it – are the same things that let mold thrive and grow. Humidity, condensation and higher temps are common in spring and summer months, and before you know it, the air quality inside your home can suffer because of it.  Bathrooms, kitchens, closets, basements,…

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What Kind of Water Are You Really Drinking?

What Kind of Water Are You Really Drinking?

What’s in the local water that you’re drinking everyday? We assume water supplies across the U.S. are perfectly safe, but the news out of Flint, Michigan would suggest otherwise. Just because the water they’re drinking is odorless, colorless, and tasteless doesn’t mean it’s safe. The ugly truth is that there is a lot of bad tasteless, odorless, and colorless contaminants that can be found in your local water supply. The EPA regulates over 90 contaminates found in local drinking water,…

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11 Helpful Tips for Battling Spring Allergies

11 Helpful Tips for Battling Spring Allergies

Everyone with spring allergies knows there are two types of greenery: the first few blooms of nature’s most beautiful season…and the blanket of pollen that shortly follows. For allergy and asthma suffers, that omnipresent covering of pollen is tough to avoid, even if you don’t venture outdoors. Somehow, it manages to work its way into your home, car, and workplace, creating havoc that results in a mountain of crumpled tissues and eyes that water for days. Short of cocooning yourself in a…

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Have Kids? Stinky Clothes are Sure to Follow!

Have Kids? Stinky Clothes are Sure to Follow!

Whether they’re returning home from a soccer game or a playdate with friends, one thing’s for sure: where kids go, stinky clothes are sure to follow! If there’s a puddle, chocolate ice cream cone or a sweaty game of dodgeball, kids (and their formerly clean clothes) will find it.  Parents are then left with the stains, odors and unending dinginess. Doing a family’s laundry often includes a collection of detergents, chemicals, bleaches, softeners and fragrance additives designed to return clothes and linens…

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Invest in a Portable Heater and Save Big This Winter!

Invest in a Portable Heater and Save Big This Winter!

With the weather dropping below freezing in many states, homes across the country are cranking up their thermostats. Of course, with that warm, cozy air comes something a little less comforting: rising energy costs and bills. If you have a larger home, it can be expensive to heat the entire space, especially if your activity is confined to a few small areas. In those types of places, using a portable heater can be a great way to keep your immediate surroundings warm…

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7 Easy Ways to Detox Your Indoor Air For The New Year!

7 Easy Ways to Detox Your Indoor Air For The New Year!

It’s a new year! And why not start off 2019 with an indoor air detox? Your indoor air may need a detox….. …if you’ve noticed that the air in your home smells stale every time you walk through the door. …if you’ve started sneezing more or your nose seems to drip constantly. …if you’re experiencing headaches or other adverse health symptoms for no reason. …if an asthmatic member of your household is having frequent attacks. …if you find yourself buying…

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Ditch Those Carpet Powders For A High Quality Vacuum Cleaner!

Ditch Those Carpet Powders For A High Quality Vacuum Cleaner!

Many people are under the impression that getting something truly clean means it not only looks clean, but it also has to smell clean and nowhere is that truer than for the carpets and rugs in your home. Decades ago, scented carpet powders were invented and came onto the home-cleaning scene, promising ways to deodorize your carpet and leave it smelling fresh. In reality, many carpet powders simply deposit fragrance and don’t actually get your carpets any cleaner.  It’s a myth that just…

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7 Common Indoor Air Pollutants

7 Common Indoor Air Pollutants

Are there items that you are using in your home that could be polluting the air you breathe? If you’ve got problems like a chronically runny nose, itchy, watery eyes, or a nagging cough – and you’re nowhere near the typical allergy season – there might be an issue with the air quality inside your home. 90% of your time is spent indoors, and if there’s something in your home emitting a pollutant, there’s a good chance you’re breathing it in….

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