Carpet Cleaning

Effective Carpet Care Maintenance Program Part 2 – Carpet Cleaning

 Professional Carpet Cleaning as part of your carpet care maintenance program.

  carpet careHi and welcome back to Home Pros series on effective carpet care maintenance program, during part one we discussed the importance on vacuuming on a regular basis, using baking soda to help remove any smells that might be lingering in your carpets and we discussed how crucial it is to remove carpet stains as soon as possible. Spot cleaning is an art for professional carpet cleaners but with a little help from our stain pro app you can remove most stains that are new with some everyday household products if you act fast enough. (more…)

By HomeAdmin, ago
Home Maintenance

Time to Call in the Chimney Sweep

Professional Chimney Cleaning - Job for a professional or do it yourself?

    Chimney SweepChimney cleaning is the job for a professional, maybe you have seen the movies “Mary Poppins” or “The Chimney Sweep and the Miller” and thought of romantic or the comedic side of chimney sweeping but this is a very series business that prevents house fires.   You can take care of the firebox quite easily using a wire brush and a shop vac but the job gets much more difficult when you have to start cleaning the chimney its self. You can purchase do it yourself brush kits from local Edmonton hardware stores that would have you climbing onto your roof and brushing the dust and creosote from the chimney walls but beware this is a very messy job and you must be prepared before starting. Make sure that you tarp off your fireplace so that all the dust created doesn’t venture into your home.   (more…)

By HomeAdmin, ago
How To - HVAC

No Heat – How to re-light your furnace pilot light

No Heat - The good news is, it's usually a pilot light problem on old furnaces and you can fix that.

    Did you wake up this morning and your house was extremely cold? You go to turn up the heat at the thermostat but the furnace isn't responding. No heat calls to furnace service companies are all too common in Edmonton, one of the most common reasons is a pilot light that is not working. If you have a natural gas burning furnace the burner would be ignited by either a standing pilot flame which is most often found in older furnaces or an electronic ignition which is found in modern furnaces. If you have an older furnace and it's a standing pilot you'll see that the flame is lit all the time, if you have a newer furnace then you probably have electronic ignition and that flame is only lit when your furnace is calling for heat. (more…)

By HomeAdmin, ago