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Floors / Tile / Hardwood

How to Restore the Grout between the Tiles

How to Restore the Grout between the Tiles

by Guest on Jan 13, 2010

The tiles on the floor and wall seem to last forever, with a little cleaning and polishing they can look new, except for one thing. Over time the grout between your tiles starts to fade giving your tile a less attractive appearance. Well here are a few simple steps to revitalize your grout making the floors and walls look brand new, without the back breaking work of removing old grout and re-grouting your tile floor or wall. Continue reading →

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How to Wax Your Floor - Vinyl, Laminate, Hardwood Floors

How to Wax Your Floor - Vinyl, Laminate, Hardwood Floors

by Guest on Jan 13, 2010

Many people shy away from waxing their floors because they fear that it will be too much work, but waxing a floor is not a difficult or complicated task. A clean, well-waxed floor gives a nice look to an entire room and can be easily done with the right tools. Continue reading →

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Getting Rid of Carpet Stains

Getting Rid of Carpet Stains

by Jessica Ackerman on Jan 14, 2010

The mess on your carpet is not a pretty sight. But the good news is that most carpet stains can be removed with the right tools, using the right procedure. It is important to treat spills or stains as soon as they occur. Any solid deposits should first be scraped up, and dry absorbent towels or paper kitchen towels should be used to soak up the liquid. Blotting from the outer edge in is recommended, rather than rubbing or soaking the stain with water, as this will cause the stain to spread over the carpet area and damage surrounding areas. After the area is blotted, cover it with a paper towel and weight it with a heavy object to soak up any remaining liquid. Continue reading →

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All About Woolen Rugs

All About Woolen Rugs

by Guest on Jan 14, 2010

Rugs are well known for their flexibility, durability and some of them for their adaptability to the different seasons. One of the finest fabrics used for the area rugs is wool. Wool rugs are one of the finest floor coverings, they are known for their value of money, style, their different designs and varieties, beauty and even their longevity. Woolen rugs are being used since the ancient times. It is one of the durable materials used to make the floor coverings. There are many varieties of wool available in the market depending on the different breeds of the sheep. The quality of wool can be determined from the multiple factors like the age of the sheep, its health, the gender and the way in which the sheep has been nurtured. Continue reading →

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An Overview of Basic Wood Floor Repairs

An Overview of Basic Wood Floor Repairs

by Guest on Feb 4, 2010

A small issue with a wood floor doesn't necessarily mean that you have to replace or redo the entire floor.. Your existing wood floor is probably in good shape, with just a few imperfect spots. It may be simpler and cost effective to make small repairs than to refinish the entire floor. You don't always have to hire someone to make small repairs. Sometimes you can do it yourself and save money for bigger projects such as floor finishing, floor restoration or floor sanding. Continue reading →

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Great Ways to Protect Floors from Furniture

Great Ways to Protect Floors from Furniture

by Guest on Feb 12, 2010

Hardwood floors are beautiful and classic to have in your home, but an accidental scratch or dent can easily mar their appearance. Furniture pieces, especially when they are moved across the floor, are one of the biggest culprits in causing damage. Save yourself from the hassle and cost of repairing the damage by putting some precautions in place. Use furniture pads on the legs of furniture items and protect the floor with an area rug. Take extra care when moving furniture around. Keeping your floors clean and recoating them when necessary also goes a long way in protecting them. Continue reading →

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Cleaning Grout Lines to Look Like New

Cleaning Grout Lines to Look Like New

by Jessica Ackerman on Feb 12, 2010

Grout lines are often the arch enemy of a clean tile surface. They quickly collect dirt, can become discolored and, if painted, wear the color off in seemingly no time flat. Whether the tile is on a kitchen back splash, floor or counter, cleaning the dirty grout lines can be a chore, especially if the tile covers a large area. Thankfully, there are a few tried and true methods that work to clean grout lines to look like new. Continue reading →

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Rug Stain Removal

Rug Stain Removal

by Guest on Feb 14, 2010

You don’t have any idea how that colorless & lifeless spot occurred on your carpet. Well the first you should do is analyze and clean it. Basically there are three stages for a substance to become a stain. One is when something is dropped and a carpet soaks the liquid immediately. At this point of time stain is fresh and you need to react quickly. Simply pour the best cleaning solution you have and blot it using a white towel. Be careful not to rub the stain, as it could further damage the rug. Continue reading →

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Add an Artistic Touch with a Mosaic Backsplash Tile

Add an Artistic Touch with a Mosaic Backsplash Tile

by Guest on May 1, 2010

The average kitchen backsplash is fairly boring. While it matches the counter and looks good, it is simply there doing its job, quiet and unassuming. A mosaic backsplash tile can be a statement to the artistic creativity of the kitchen’s owner along with making the kitchen the most unique room in the home. Mosaic tiles as a rule are 1” by 1” and can be purchased either individually or in sheets. The sheets will normally come in 12” squares which are easily cut into different shapes and patterns. Continue reading →

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Safety Flooring and Non Slip Flooring

Safety Flooring and Non Slip Flooring

by Guest on May 5, 2010

Health and safety in the workplace is becoming more and more important. Regulations for businesses to adhere to and implement have been strongly in the past 10 years. In 1999 The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations were introduced to set out to employers their responsibilities of health and safety in the workplace. Since then, employers have had to carry out risk assessments in the workplace by either an in house health and safety officer or a professional risk assessment consultant. The risk assessment identifies any problems, risks and deficiencies in the workplace from anything from fire extinguishers and fire drills to toxic fumes and potential accident hot spots. This act provides guidance, codes of practice and regulations for the employer to carry out the risk assessment as quickly and as easily as possible. Continue reading →

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