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Carpet Cleaner

Carpet cleaning

Choosing carpet over other flooring option certainly offers its share of benefits. Keeping carpet clean though is an unavoidable part of adding it to your home. Proper maintenance extends the life of carpet and allows the floor covering to serve as an aesthetically pleasing part of the home.

How much should carpet cleaning cost?

Keeping your carpet in top shape - or dealing with tough stains - means occasionally hiring a professional to come in and perform a thorough clean. But how much should a typical cleaning cost?

Clean or replace carpet? 5 things you need to consider

Is your carpet in bad shape? Are you unsure whether you should clean it or throw it out? Consider these 5 tips to asses your carpet and make the right decision.

Help! I spilled mercury on my carpet

Do you know what to do if mercury or a different hazardous substance spills in your home? Angie Hicks provides tips for removing mercury from carpet.

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Biohazard Cleanup

Help! I spilled mercury on my carpet

Do you know what to do if mercury or a different hazardous substance spills in your home? Angie Hicks provides tips for removing mercury from carpet.

What should I do if mercury spills in my house?

You need to take immediate action if mercury spills in your home. Get tips for cleaning mercury from carpet, and learn what to do in the event of a major spill.

Biohazard remediation: When to make the call

Biohazard remediation professionals specialize in the safe removal of biohazardous waste, often from the scene of a crime, animal infestation or accident.

Worst Dallas-Fort Worth Contractors of 2012

Angie's List names the Worst Dallas-Fort Worth Contractors of 2012.

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Drapery Cleaner

Drapery & blind cleaning

Drapes add a strong element of decor to any room, but it's important to understand the specific care required to handle the work of cleaning drapery. Whether you choose to do it yourself or hire a professional for the task, understand the benefits of drapery cleaning.

How to effectively use window treatments

Professionals give tips on choosing the best kind of drapery to accentuate a room.

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Rug Cleaning Service

Oriental rug care

Oriental rugs add grace and elegance to any room. Unlike carpeting, oriental rugs are all but indestructible. With a little basic oriental rug care, your cherished rug should last for decades.

3 tips to properly clean and care for your oriental rug

Knowing how to properly care for your oriental rug is an essential aspect in ensuring the beauty and value. One highly rated provider shares three helpful tips.

Cleaning your Oriental rugs requires the right touch

Your valuable, handmade Oriental rugs respond differently to various cleaning methods. Never entrust just anyone to clean your high-end rug.

Cleaning tips for your area rug

One highly rated provider explains rug cleaning tips that can help keep your rug clean and bright in between regular professional cleanings.

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Cleaning Service

House cleaning

Keeping your house clean is an increasingly challenging task for families in which everyone is busy. Here are tips on how to get the chores done efficiently yourself, or how to hire a good housecleaning service to do the heavy lifting for you.

6 questions to ask your house cleaner before making a hire

Before you hiring that housecleaning service, one highly rated provider has six questions that you should ask to determine if they're the right fit for you.

Refresh your home with these spring cleaning tips

Is your home ready for a thorough cleaning? Housecleaners share some of their best cleaning tips, and recommend cleaning products commonly found in the fridge.

Standard house cleaning vs. deep clean

If you’re hiring a house cleaning service, find out key areas in the home that should be covered during a deep clean.

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Upholstery Cleaner

Upholstery cleaning

Cleaning upholstery takes a careful, detailed plan outlining what to do before and during the job. Save money and get your furniture clean by knowing the right steps to take.

Caring for your leather furniture helps it hold up

Quality leather furniture can last decades, but like almost any investment, it needs proper care and routine maintenance to hold up well.

When to hire a professional upholstery cleaner

A professional cleaner isn't necessary for every kind of furniture mess or soiling, but there are times when it's the best choice. Here's what to consider before you hire a professional upholstery cleaner.

Upholstery cleaning tips

A highly rated rug cleaning company has tips for cleaning upholstery.

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Vacuum Cleaner

Worst Las Vegas Contractors of 2012

Angie's List names the Worst Las Vegas Contractors of 2012

Eliminate pet hair with a central vaccum

Angie's List founder Angie Hicks recommends a central vacuum to a homeowner struggling with a pet hair dilemma.

Premium vacuums help Chicago consumers keep it clean

Chicago experts advise homeowners on what to look for when investing in a quality vacuum.

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Window Cleaning

Window cleaning

Windows are a homeowner's lookout to the outside world. Keeping windows clean help light shine in and provide an aesthetically pleasing view for a passerby or resident alike. Here are helpful hints to keep windows clean and intact.

5 reasons to hire a professional window cleaner

Everyone appreciates clean windows for enhancing the esthetics of a home. FInd out how a professional can provide you with cleaner windows and a safer home.

3 tips for allowing more sunlight through your windows

One highly rated provider explains three tips to allow more sunlight through your windows during the winter months and how window cleaning can help.

Tired of house cleaning, lawn care and window washing? Hire a pro

By hiring a professional to tackle tedious tasks, families can spend more time together and less on jobs like house cleaning, lawn mowing, window washing and even scooping the poop.

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Boat Seats

Car upholstery

Nothing can detract from the comfort and aesthetics of a car quite like dirty, torn, ripped or damaged upholstery. Whether it’s made of fabric, leather, vinyl or some other material, it definitely pays to take good care of your car’s upholstery.

Professional tips for removing stains from auto upholstery

Need to clean your car's upholstery? Angie Hicks explains how to remove tough stains from auto upholstery and provides tips for hiring an upholstery cleaner.

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Animal Removal Service

Animal removal

Animals are opportunists. Once they get access to an attic, they make themselves at home. Getting them to move out, and stay out, may require the services of an animal removal professional.

A hamster, a bathtub and a plumber: One rodent's epic tale of survival

Highly rated plumber Kelly Kropin sprung into action early in the morning to rescue Pumpkin, a beloved pet hamster who found himself stuck in a drain pipe.

4 ways to keep coyotes away from your home and pets

Coyote sightings in backyards are becoming more and more prevalent in some areas. One highly rated provider shares tips to keep them away from your home.

Oh, rats! Severe winter sends mice and rats indoors

Severe winter weather drives rodents like rats and mice indoors. Learn how to spot and remove any furry pests that seek refuge in your home.

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Polishing Service

Bamboo Flooring and more Green Flooring Options

Sustainable, beautiful green flooring options are available for every room in your home, in a variety of materials, including cork, bamboo and recycled glass.

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Floor Cleaner

Floor cleaning

Preserving the floors in your home takes a consistent approach to cleaning. Knowing the right way to handle each type of flooring and the materials needed to clean decreases the chance for damage.

How to care for your hardwood floor

Hardwood floors can add class and style to homes, but caring for your wood floors properly is an integral part to keeping them looking nice for years to come.

How to keep a tile floor clean

Many homes feature tile floors because tile is attractive and more durable than other flooring options. In order to maintain the appearance of tile flooring, it's important to keep it clean. Try these cleaning tips to keep your tile looking like new.

Grout work and tile cleaning amaze homeowners

Customers say their floor looks brand new and were impressed by the contractor's professionalism and commitment to customer satisfaction.

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Mini Blind Cleaners

The benefits of ultra-sonic cleaning for your blinds or window treatments

Ultra-sonic cleaning for your home's blinds or window treatments can help combat the dust and grime that tends to build up over time.

Charlotte HVAC, homeowner resolve billing issue

Charlotte HVAC complaint | Homeowner claims she was billed incorrectly. Contractor resolves the issue.

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Duct Cleaning Service

Dryer vent cleaning

A clogged dryer vent not only means your appliance isn't operating at its peak efficiency, it also poses a safety risk in the form of potential fires. Learn more about how to spot a clogged dryer vent, how to clean out a vent yourself and practical advice for hiring a dryer vent-cleaning professional.

Dryer vent cleaners warn of home fires

Have you cleaned your dryer vent lately? Cleaning pros say clogged dryer vents cause thousands of house fire each year. See how to protect your home.

4 common dryer vent cleaning questions

One highly rated provider answers common questions associated with dryer vent cleaning and explains the benefits that this service can provide.

How to avoid a dryer fire

More than 15,000 house fires start due to faulty or clogged clothes dryers, according the Consumer Product Safety Commission. A highly rated Boise dryer vent cleaning company explains how to lower your risk of a dryer fire.

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