Battling the Invasion of Particulates

Battling the Invasion of Particulates Most cleaning tasks are performed based on two criteria: Schedule (such as vacuuming once per week), and Visual (when you see soil build-up on surfaces). When it comes to your air ducts, which handle air flow in your home from your furnace and air conditioning, there is no easy way […] Read more »

Power Cord Safety

Power Cord Safety We all need power. Especially of the electrical variety. Without it, nothing works. Your appliances that run on batteries might work for a little while, but without a charge, they die. Anything that is plugged into an outlet is worthless without that spark of energy we rely on virtually every minute of […] Read more »

The Dreaded Litter Box

It’s part of the home that you try to hide. It’s one that you hope no one stumbles across and, of course, hope no one sniffs and notices it is there. If you have cats, you know exactly what we are talking about. If you have cats, you either train them to go outside (unlikely) […] Read more »

The Imminent Arrival of Old Man Winter

It may just be the fall season right now, but that’s about to change soon, into… winter. And getting ready for winter is important, with several aspects regarding your home and protecting what’s most valuable to you. Obviously, winter is outside, but it will want to get inside, and that can cause damage you don’t want. […] Read more »

How to Remove Hard Water Stains

Spots and stains, no matter where they land, are unsightly and ugly, and you work hard to remove them. A spot is easy to remove, as it is a deposit of substance that sits on top of a surface. Examples include chocolate, milk, or ketchup. A stain is a different challenge altogether, as it means […] Read more »

Is Your Microwave… a Crud Collector?

It’s fast. It’s easy. It’s super convenient. Without it, some of us couldn’t survive in the kitchen. No way. Yes, the microwave oven is an indispensable appliance. The microwave oven is a modern invention. The first microwaves were around in the mid 1940s, but were mainly for restaurants and reheating food on airplanes. They were massive devices […] Read more »

Toilet Tragedies

There’s not much that can cause a panic and loud screaming than when the handle of the toilet is pushed and — instead of everything swirling down into the sewer line — it all comes rushing back out. You know what the “everything” is… and you surely do not wish to be the offending flusher […] Read more »

Dripping Your Way to Trouble

Dripping Your Way to Trouble Drip… Drip… Drip… a leaky pipe or drain may not seem to be that big of a deal, but it could be the first indicator of big trouble coming your way. Most people — just like you — think of water damage situations as a broken pipe spewing water all […] Read more »

Detergents, Soaps and More

Detergents, Soaps and More When it comes to your home, you usually have two prime, important goals in mind: Keep your home clean and keep your home healthy. Family is important to you. To do that, it takes a lot of thought. Not about your cleaning technique… but about the products you choose to do […] Read more »

Ruidoso Fire Prevention Safety Tips

Fire Prevention Safety Tips While a water damage occurring in your home from a rain or windstorm, a broken pipe or perhaps an overflowing sink or toilet is a terrible event to experience, virtually nothing is as devastating as a fire. And while statistics indicate a downward trend in house fires, mainly because of better, […] Read more »