Rob

Rob McLeod served in the Canadian Military for over twenty years, has been married to his lovely wife Marilyn since 1987 and is the author of "The Dollar Club"

Cleaning up after winter.

Well here we are.  Once again the time has come to sit down and talk about spring cleaning.  Yes I know, the snow is still out there on the ground and knowing Edmonton weather it will be falling out there for a while longer, and yes there is a minus sign in front of the temperature on the thermometer.  Still, the sun is shining, sometimes and slowly but surely the temperature is starting to warm up, so that mean it must be springtime, and with springtime comes spring cleaning.

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I know people who take their spring cleaning very seriously and can’t wait to get it done.  They have a schedule that they try and adhere to and really don’t like it when man or weather gets in the way.  By the end of March a great many of our customers have already finished spring cleaning and are looking ahead to summer vacation.  Of course there are people who schedule their spring cleaning each year and end up getting it done sometime in December before visitors show up for the holidays.

Today I don’t want to talk about cleaning carpets or upholstery.  Those of you who follow this blog know I always say that carpets should be cleaned last, after everything else is finished.   So today I want to talk about how you dispose of those things that you decide to or need to get rid of when you start to clean.

Spring isn’t only a time to clean it is a great time to renew.  Both at the office and at home, people like to start out fresh in springtime.  With the daylight stretching longer and longer each day, people start to feel more alive and energetic and want make everything around them fresh and new.  Now is the time to change out all those old desk phones or mobile phones in the office.  Time to get rid of some of those old, worn and uncomfortable desk chairs.  Maybe it’s time to throw out your old toaster, or blender or even your Television.  I have a box full of old cell phones that I and my family have acquired over the years.  My wife is a gardener, she loves to putter in the garden all day long.  She digs out old flowers and plants new ones, prunes trees and bushes ( when she can’t make me do it) and generally accumulates a lot of plant waste that needs to be removed.  All of those things must be removed and disposed of, and hopefully it is done in the most responsible way possible.

So this spring, when you start any project, remember that we should make sure that all our garbage or unwanted items are disposed of properly.

All those old electronics that don’t work anymore or are too old to use should be taken to one of the city’s eco- center, along with just about anything else you want to clear out of the house and yard.

Old wood, empty and not so empty paint tins, dead and mangled venetian blinds, sod, tree branches, electronics you name it the eco-center will take most of it. The city run eco-centers are great, the cost to dump is minimal and they will take almost anything.  So before you try and put that stuff out on the curb and find out the garbage trucks won’t pick it up, try the eco-center first.

Here is the link to their website, it tells you everything you need to know about the eco-center.  https://www.edmonton.ca/programs_services/garbage_waste/eco-stations.aspx

The other places to think of are the many charities in town.  I personally drop off just about everything I don’t use anymore to the Salvation Army.  Old books, clothes, used furniture and appliances, they raise funds by selling them all in their Thrift stores.

Here is the link to find out about where you can donate to the Salvation Army Thrift stores.  https://thriftstore.ca/alberta/donating-goods

If you want to donate to an organization other that the “Sally Ann” there are a ton of other places to donate all those items you no longer want.  The items will come in handy for people who might not otherwise be able to afford them new, and the money it generates will go to a lot of useful causes.

By the end of 2018 the City of Edmonton will have new rules about what and how we can dispose of residential waste.  One suggestion is to only remove garden and lawn clippings on special days, much like the way they remove Christmas trees, so starting to think about changing the way you dispose of the waste you generate around the house is a must!

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So whether its old junk you want to throw out, or items you can’t use any longer but may be useful to someone else, think about how you intend to dispose of all those things you clean up this spring.

 

Thanks for listening.

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Six things to know when choosing your next Carpet Cleaning Company.

With spring just around the corner, believe it or not, it is time to sit down and talk about what you should expect from your professional carpet cleaning company.

Professional carpet cleaners come in all sizes, shapes, abilities and professionalism, and not all are created equal.  Even so, once a professional carpet cleaner steps through your door, you should be able to expect a couple of things, no matter who they are.

One:

Knowledge…

The tech who walks into your house should know what they are doing.  They should have enough knowledge to work on any problem you have without damaging your carpets or other possessions.  If the tech tells you that this is their first cleaning job, reschedule.  Rookies should have an experienced cleaner with them to ensure the job is done correctly.

Don’t be afraid to ask questions, you know your carpet better than anyone.

Two:

Professional…

Although we are one that does, not all companies require their techs to wear a uniform.  But if the carpet cleaners you hired show up in a pair of ripped jeans and a t-shirt that hasn’t been washed in a week, I personally would be more than a little bit concerned about their professionalism.  You are paying good money to have your carpets cleaned and the company that doesn’t worry about how it presents itself to its customers probably thinks the same thing about their work.

Don’t be afraid to send the cleaners back to where they came from if you don’t like what you see.

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Three:

In the House…

How the techs treat you and your possessions is extremely important.  Do they take care when they bring in their equipment?  Do they have indoor shoes to walk around your house in?  Is their equipment clean and in good working order?  Do they move furniture or not?

Make sure you know when you schedule an appointment what to expect from the techs while they work.

Four:

Guarantee…

No matter how well trained the technicians are, occasionally something goes wrong with the cleaning.  A stain may resurface, the traffic lane still looks dull, it could be anything.  How does you cleaning company handle these problems?  Do the book a return trip to fix the problem right away?  Do they argue and tell you they can’t get at it for another month?  Do they even answer the phone when you call back?

Ensure you know what their guarantee is and if they will back it if necessary.

Five:

Cost…

There a great many variations on pricing that service companies use.  Some like us by square foot cost, some by room cost some by hourly rates.  The one thing all reputable cleaning companies have in common is that they tell you the full cost up front.  Some companies will tack on disposal fees and environmental fee’s, some pay their techs on a commission basis, so they will push to have you pay for extras, many of which you don’t need.

Ensure you ask what kind of payment they accept and how the price out the job, before you let them in to clean.

Six:

Question…

This last one seems so simple doesn’t it?  Ask questions, research the company and ask questions.  Yet time after time we have people call us and never even ask about cost, they simply book an appointment and wait for us to show up.  Don’t do that!  If you call us, or any other cleaner, they should be able to answer any and all questions.  If they can’t or won’t answer questions, maybe you should move on to the next choice.

Always ask questions and make sure you understand the answers.

 

Thanks for listening.

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Cleaning Tips for 2018

Christmas is over, and all the relatives and friends have gone back home. The New Year’s celebrations have ended and next week the kids are back in school, so now it’s time to straighten up the mess around the house and get everything back to normal.
This time of year few get a great deal of phone calls from people who have questions about cleaning some part of the carpet or upholstery. They are not sure if they should call us, as professional carpet cleaners in to fix the problem or if they can handle it themselves. Because we get so many of these calls, I thought it would be worthwhile revisiting some of the tips we have passed on in other blog posts.

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1. Spot Machines

Invest in a small spot cleaning machine. There are a number out there on the market that work quite well, find on in the right price range for you, and keep it handy. Spot machines are invaluable because they can be used on upholstery, carpet, car interiors and even mattresses. If you don’t have one and you have kids, pets, lots of friends over go get one.

2. Stains
Coffee, coke, tea, wine, pet “accidents” and a host of other things constantly find their way onto the carpets and the upholstery. Here are a couple of simple rules for cleaning. Do not press down on the stain to dry it up. Trying to pick up the stain by pressing down on it with a cloth will push the stain deeper into the carpet and the underlay. It will spread the stain wider and deeper, making it impossible to remove. Instead dab at the stain from the outside pushing it in towards the middle. That way you can contain the stain and pick up much more if it with the cloth. Then if you can’t get rid of all of the stain, lay a wet cloth of over top and let it dry. As the cloth dries it will help pull up the rest of the stain.
If you have a spot machine you don’t need to use a cloth to dab it up, use the vacuum function on the spot machine and then clean with the cleaning solution you use in it.

 

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3. Cleaning solutions

Professional cleaners have access to a variety of professional grade cleaners, however a great many of them are made with chemicals and can leave some residue in your carpet or upholstery. At EKO we use an all-natural cleaner that won’t leave any chemicals behind. While it is a professional heavy duty cleaner there are a great many cleaners on the market that can be purchased easily at many of the big box stores.
If you have a cleaner that you like and you are satisfied with, don’t go looking for a new one just because somebody told you theirs is better. Find what works for you and stick with it.
Some cleaners work for somethings and not others. Pet stains should be cleaned with an enzyme based cleaner. You can pick them up at the vet, but they are usually expensive, instead places like PetSmart and other pet stores usually carry what you need and for a good price. Some cleaners have a fragrance some do not, some are stronger than others but when you find something you like stick with it.

4. Professional Cleaners
Remember that a professional cleaner has to get past whatever cleaner you used to try and clean a stain before he can get to and remove the original stain. So if you think you have a stain that you need professional help with, don’t use anything on it, just call us. If you have questions or concerns and just need advice remember that most Professional carpet cleaning companies will be more than happy to help you out over the phone.

Thanks for listening.

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Commercial carpet cleaning

One of the things I don’t talk about very often is commercial carpet cleaning.  Most of our customers require residential carpet cleaning so usually I focus my efforts in that direction.  However I think it’s the right time of the year to talk about commercial carpet cleaning.  Fall is almost here and winter is skulking around the corner waiting for its turn to hit us.

Most commercial spaces, if they get carpet cleaning at all, tend to have the work done in the springtime.  They wait until the winter mess is gone and then get their carpets cleaned.  For some places this works well if there is very little foot traffic on a daily basis, but for very public places, stores, condo buildings, large office buildings once a year is usually not enough.

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When the volume of foot traffic is significant, we recommend that the carpets are cleaned twice a year, in the spring and in the fall.  The reasons are twofold, the first one is simple maintenance of an asset.  It helps keep the carpet clean, helps reduce the wear and tear on the carpet and helps reduce odours in the workspace.  The second reason is staff morale.  Your employees want to work in a clean, neat workplace.  If there are stains on the carpet, if the carpets have an odour, if they look messy, it can and does impact staff morale.  Coming to work and stepping onto a dingy, dirty carpet is not a fun thing.  It constantly amazes me that employers and office managers will budget for janitorial services, but not for carpet cleaning.  No matter how clean your desk or work area is, if you’re looking at and working on a dirty stained carpet, it will affect your morale.

Not only that but when all natural Hypo-allergenic cleaning solutions, like the ones used by EKO Carpet and Upholstery Care, the workplace environment is healthier.  Removing the deeply imbedded dust and dirt help make the carpet healthier, and with all the chemicals and junk we carry in on our shoes day in and day out, it helps remove many of the allergens in the workplace.

 

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A clean well cared for carpet is as important to your business as is keeping the rest of your work space or retail space clean and neat.  Customers take seconds to form an opinion of you and your business when they walk through the door.  Staff morale can be aversely affected by a dirty, unkempt work area.  So remember that commercial carpet cleaning in the workplace is good for both sales and the wellbeing of your employees.

 

Thanks for listening.

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Commercial carpet cleaning

One of the things I don’t talk about very often is commercial carpet cleaning.  Most of our customers require residential carpet cleaning so usually I focus my efforts in that direction.  However I think it’s the right time of the year to talk about commercial carpet cleaning.  Fall is almost here and winter is skulking around the corner waiting for its turn to hit us. 

Most commercial spaces, if they get carpet cleaning at all, tend to have the work done in the springtime.  They wait until the winter mess is gone and then get their carpets cleaned.  For some places this works well if there is very little foot traffic on a daily basis, but for very public places, stores, condo buildings, large office buildings once a year is usually not enough.

When the volume of foot traffic is significant, we recommend that the carpets are cleaned twice a year, in the spring and in the fall.  The reasons are twofold, the first one is simple maintenance of an asset.  It helps keep the carpet clean, helps reduce the wear and tear on the carpet and helps reduce odours in the workspace.  The second reason is staff morale.  Your employees want to work in a clean, neat workplace.  If there are stains on the carpet, if the carpets have an odour, if they look messy, it can and does impact staff morale.  Coming to work and stepping onto a dingy, dirty carpet is not a fun thing.  It constantly amazes me that employers and office managers will budget for janitorial services, but not for carpet cleaning.  No matter how clean your desk or work area is, if you’re looking at and working on a dirty stained carpet, it will affect your morale.

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Not only that but when all natural Hypo-allergenic cleaning solutions, like the ones used by EKO Carpet and Upholstery Care, the workplace environment is healthier.  Removing the deeply imbedded dust and dirt help make the carpet healthier, and with all the chemicals and junk we carry in on our shoes day in and day out, it helps remove many of the allergens in the workplace.

A clean well cared for carpet is as important to your business as is keeping the rest of your work space or retail space clean and neat.  Customers take seconds to form an opinion of you and your business when they walk through the door.  Staff morale can be aversely affected by a dirty, unkempt work area.  So remember that commercial carpet cleaning in the workplace is good for both sales and the wellbeing of your employees.

 

Thanks for listening.

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Picking the right spot cleaner.

I was talking to a customer today and she asked me a question about spot cleaners.  After I finished talking with her I wondered how many other people have the same question.  What she wanted to know was if she was using the right spot cleaner to clean up small stains around the house and if not, what the best one to use was?

When I thought about what she asked me I realized that we do get asked that same question over and over again.  So I thought I would answer that one in print.

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First of all as you know we use an all-natural carpet and upholstery cleaner and if you have read any of these blogs you know that is our first and only choice for cleaners of any kind.  So first and foremost I recommend that any cleaner you use is made from natural products.

For pet stains and odor use a cleaner that contains enzymes.  Pet stains smell because bacteria eats the urine crystals and that is why they can off gas for up to 5 years. I know, scary isn’t it?  Specially formulated enzyme cleaners will destroy the urine crystals and if the bacteria has no crystals to eat they die off and no smell.  Note that there are different types of enzyme cleaners, and the one for cleaning your hot tub won’t work for the dog’s pet stain.   Pet stores and vets can help you with the right one.

Now that the smell is gone all you have left is the stain.  Whether it is a pet stain, a wine or coffee stain, there are a million different stain removers out there.  Which one do you use?

First of all, stop researching on the internet for the best stain remover.  Every person has a different opinion and as far as they are concerned theirs is the right one, and I am no different.

When people ask me which is the best stain remover to use, I always ask them if they have one and do they like the way it works.  If so my answer to their question is to keep using that one.  If it works, if they like the results, if it does what they want and they like the smell or after effects, then continue to use it.

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

 

Now if you’re not happy with your current spot cleaner then my advice is to find a natural spot cleaner.  Again there are a million of them out there and almost every big box store in town carries natural cleaners. 

Remember, no matter what anyone says, no matter who tells you the spot cleaner you’re using is not as good as the one they use, if you’re happy with it, don’t switch.

 

Thanks for listening.

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Helping your carpets survive the wet weather.

Wow, that first weekend in August was something else.  Anyone else get caught at Heritage days in the rainstorm on Saturday?  My buddy was volunteering at the Malaysian pavilion and I agreed to help him out.  We were on our way to the park when the rain started.  We talked about turning back but we had given our word to help so despite the rain on we went.

I was astounded at one point by a lady in a pair of open toed, shiny gold coloured sandals.  I watched her walk across a huge area filled with mud and not get one speck on her or her sandals.  It was amazing.  I, on the other hand was covered in mud.  I had spots and splashes of mud up and down my pants, and my shoes were totally covered.

How many times during the spring, summer and fall has a pair of muddy, wet boots made its way into your home and usually all over your entrance mat or carpet?  If you live in a condo or apartment, chances are you’ve had mud from the entrance to the elevator and halfway down the hall.

Mud usually dries enough to sweep or vacuum up, but many times, depending on what was mixed in with the mud; clay, oil or even pet poop, it can sometimes be very difficult to clean.  

Here are a few tips to remember when the mud, dirt, and other more noxious substances get dragged onto your entrance mats and area rugs.

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1. Let it dry.  Let the dirt and mud dry before cleaning it off.  If you try and vacuum or brush off mud or other wet substances they will often smudge and create a much bigger problem.

 

2. Try and find mats that you can put in the washing machine.  Smaller floor mats and kitchen mats don’t always fill the space the way you want, but if you’re concerned with cleaning them then find one that will fit into your washing machine.  If it won’t fit in your washing machine most coin laundries have large enough machines to fit your mat/rug.

 

3. Bath mats, kitchen mats and entrance mats can be washed but you must be careful about drying them.  If there is rubber backing on the mat DON”T put it in the dryer!  The heat from the dryer with wreck the rubber backing and cause it to peel.  Not only does this remove the usefulness of the rubber, but it can disintegrate into a million little pieces that will make a royal mess in your dryer.

These are just a few quick easy tips to make life a little easier to clean up.

 

Thanks for listening.

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Cleaning your RV before heading out.

Canada day 2017.  Happy 150th Birthday Canada!  This year the Government has stopped charging for the use of Canada’s National Parks and so I bet the parks are going to get a lot of use this year.  Over this long weekend alone imagine all the people sitting around a campfire, listening to the sounds of the forest, staring into the vastness of the night sky.  On Monday and the end of the long weekend everyone will bring their RV’s home, leave them parked in the heat and forget about them until the next time they want to head out.  How many of you have opened the door to your RV to get it loaded and been floored by the smell and the dirt.  Smoke from the campfires, smell of garbage that sat inside for the long weekend, sand from the beach ground into the carpet, that musty smell from the wet towels sitting on the carpet for a day. 

RV’s like any other toy needs to be looked after constantly.  You not only have to make sure that all the mechanical parts are working properly you must also ensure that the living spaces are clean and ready to accommodate you and your family.

Either before the season starts, or after the season ends, have your travel RV cleaned.  You can clean the washroom and the kitchen yourself, and get the windows bug free enough to see out of.  What you need a professional like EKO carpet and Upholstery Care for is to clean the upholstery the carpets and the mattresses.

With all the things that can soil your RV an annual cleaning is a must.

The carpets have dirt, twigs, sand and much more ground into them, pets often travel with their families and if you are one of those pet owners, you can pretty much guarantee that your pet has soiled the carpet.  If you don’t get that stain out not only is it unhealthy but the smell in small heated metal box can be overwhelming.

Your upholstery has the same problem as the carpet.  The level of staining and soiling can be very high and if you don’t clean the upholstery regularly it will look and smell dirty, and will wear out much sooner.

One of the most over looked items to have cleaned are mattresses.  We clean the sheets, and covers, sometimes even drag the mattress outside and “air them out”.  What few people ever have done is to have them cleaned professionally.

Next time you are thinking of getting the RV or trailer ready to take the family out to enjoy this great country of ours, spend some time and have it cleaned professionally.

 

I encourage everyone who can to get out and visit some of our fantastic National parks and enjoy this great country of ours.

 

Happy Birthday Canada!!

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Selling?  Stage your home first.

With so many homes up for sales these days in Edmonton it is hard to not only make the sale but get the price you want or need to get.  Often those selling their homes feel that it’s perfect just the way it is and if they’re comfortable living in it then everyone else will be too.  This just isn’t always true.  When people are searching for a new home they want to buy a place they can picture themselves living in.  If they walk through the door and can’t see themselves living there they won’t buy, just ask my wife if you don’t believe me.  Sellers need to make the house look and feel comfortable to as many people as possible.  One of the best ways to do this and keep the value of the house up is to stage it.

Once the house has been decluttered and the lawn cut and raked sellers tend to think they’ve done enough.  Usually they haven’t.  Here are a few things left to consider when staging or getting ready to sell.

One thing everyone will notice as soon as they walk through the door is the cleanliness of the place.  One of the great assets of a newly built home is that it is always neat and clean.  The pristine kitchens, the waxed and shining floor, the blindingly white carpets all catch the buyer’s eye.  Not all occupied, older homes look like a show home. They are lived in and they tend to look like it.  Having a clean fresh smelling home will sell itself.  Some homes have a distinctive smell to them.  A smell that the homeowner may not even be aware of.  Pets, cigarettes, air fresheners, perfume, food and a myriad of other things all lend a distinctive odor to a home.  Even though the homeowner doesn’t notice it, buyers walking through the front door certainly will.  Cleaning the home from top to bottom will help remove any lingering odors and make it look and feel clean.

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Start with dusting.  Once you have de-cluttered, painted etc, start dusting.  Dust everything, picture frames, lamps, books, shelves; fridge tops, every surface you can think of.  Once you’ve dusted everything you want to keep the dust to a minimum.  To do this change your furnace filter and install filters in your floor vents.  Most home renovation stores carry filters for your vents, or if you want put a couple of dryer sheets in them to help trap the dust.

Along with dust comes pet hair.  A great many people are allergic to pet hairs, and too much hair or dander in the house may generate an allergic reaction.  People snuffling and sneezing as they tour the house are unlikely to feel comfortable.  If you have a cat or a dog you need to remove as much pet hair as possible.  Vacuum floors and furniture, and if that doesn’t work, try running a damp rag over the furniture to help pick up hairs.  The filters will help keep some of the pet hair and dander out of the air, but you will have to vacuum and clean on a regular basis.

Once everything else has been done, you need to have your carpets cleaned professionally, and you want to use an environmentally friendly cleaning company like EKO, to get the work done.  You want green not only to have your carpets looking their best but you want to remove any chemicals and odors left in the carpet.

Along with having the carpets cleaned, you need to have stains removed.  Those crayon marks from the grandkids, red wine stains from one of your wild parties, or perhaps wax from your Christmas candles.  All of those need to come out.  People won’t remember the colors of the walls, but they will remember the red wine stain in the middle of the living room floor.

If you have pets, invest in a black light.  Pet urine fluoresces under black light and you will be able to tell exactly where Fido has had an accident, and you will be able to mark it for your carpet cleaner.  Being able to find the exact spot where your pet has peed will help our technician not only eliminate the stain, but the smell as well.

This is also a good time to get your upholstery cleaned.  Again, if you have pets, you will want to have the pet hair removed from the furniture and any odors, nicotine, coffee etc that have impregnated the fabric cleaned up and removed.  Once the furniture has been cleaned, spread a blanket or sheet on it if the pet sleeps or sits there, that way you can remove the sheet, and the hair, when there is a showing.

Last but not least when staging and getting ready for tours of the house, you should consider having your mattresses cleaned.  Not only is it a good, healthy idea for your family to have the mattress cleaned but it will help keep the room smelling clean and fresh.

Remember not to take offence if the realtor asks you to de-clutter, repair or replace items, or wants you to clean your carpets and upholstery.  The more appealing your home is to others, the quicker it will sell.

Thanks for listening

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6 Tips on Renovation clean-up

With high house prices, and inexpensive rental units few and far between many people are turning to renovations as an affordable means of upgrading their home and raising the value of their investment properties. Exterior renovations, especially in a place like Edmonton are usually done in the summer time leaving a great deal of the interior renovations for the colder months.  This means that there is often a lot of work going on in an enclosed area.  Once all the renovations are complete and all the tradesmen have left, a few problems remain for the homeowner to deal with.

 

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No matter how scrupulous the contractor has been in cleaning up after their work, it seems there are always a few issues that need to be resolved by the homeowner.  Newly painted walls still have that new paint smell, sawdust, and other particulate matter can get into the most inaccessible of places, onto furniture, the carpet and more.  Pets often take exception to strangers in the house and will often mark their territory in protest.  With half the house being worked on, the other half of the house gets a harder than normal workout.  Not to mention there is always that workshop, newly remodeled smell you get in the house when renovations are complete.

 

Whether you hire a contractor or are a DIY kinda person here are some tips to help get rid of that smell and ensure that the house is clean here are a few hints and tips.

 

·        When planning the project with the contractor ask them to use low or no VOC paints and other products to reduce the smell and make the work more environmentally friendly.

 

·        Before the work begins, take the time to cover up or remove objects that might end up covered in dust, sawdust or face the possibility of getting stained.

 

·        Replace your furnace filter before the work starts, and then again after it is completed.

 

·        Install filters in each of your floor vents to help the furnace filter keep the dust out.  Filters can be purchase at any of the main self help stores.

 

·        Use a Swiffer duster to wipe down the walls, especially the newly painted ones.

 

·        Roll up and store, or send out to be cleaned any area rugs you have.

 

 

Once all that has been done, after all the last minute touchups are completed, then it’s time for the carpet cleaners, even in the winter months, to come in and clean both your carpets and your upholstery.   With quick drying solutions like ours at EKO, cleaning in the winter months is not a problem.  You asked your renovator for low or no VOC products whenever possible and you should be able to expect the same from your carpet cleaning professional.  Not only should you have the carpets and any stain removal done, the upholstery should be done as well.  If you follow these tips when having interior renovations done and once the carpets and furniture are cleaned, the house will be fresh, clean and ready to enjoy.  

 

Thanks for listening.

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