Tips and advise from Bowerman Restoration, a top rated professional disaster clean up, remediation & damage restoration company located in Hartsdale, NY 10530, on how to undo & repair damages caused by water, floods, storms, sewage spills, mildew, mold, fires, smoke and soot to your home or place of business.
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I had a call recently from a customer in Larchmont, NY that was looking to purchase a house in Scarsdale. He asked if it would be possible for me to give him an estimate on remediating the Scarsdale house because it had been closed up for several years and had a little mold problem. But when I en...
A few weeks ago, I finished a job in Scarsdale, NY. My client has a beautiful home, with custom made everything, including an incredible and massive stone fireplace. He decided to light a fire but he failed to open or re-adjust the flue. If your not familiar with fireplaces, the flue (hope I spel...
Mix one (1) box of baking soda with your favorite essential or potpourri oil (using just a few drops) and sprinkle this mix on your carpet. Leave it on the carpet between 10 to 20 minutes, and then vacuum it up. It's an inexpensive carpet freshener that actually works.
Carpets should minimally be vacuumed once a week and more often in heavy traffic areas. Regular vacuuming prolongs the life of your carpet since it limits a buildup of sandy and/or gritty particles able to cut or fray carpet fibers. You should also use your vaccum's crevice tool for cleaning arou...
A while back I read a very interesting article about bed bugs. It's still a very serious problem and from time to time I do recieve calls about this issue. Traditional methods of erradicating bed bugs include heating the affected rooms and areas with intense heat or chemical treatments. Of course...
Small stains happen all the time... and home owners wish there was a good way to remove these unsightly marks. Here are some tips on how to combat them right away: Coffee stained carpet. The first rule of any stain is to act fast! The quicker you're able to blot (not rub) up the spill the less li...
I know it's tempting to buy those grocery store stain removers when you have a spill on your carpet. So I just wanted to provide you with some information about why they can be more hassle than help. First, most spot and stain removers sold out there can be pretty expensive, especially when they ...
As a carpet cleaner, I would recommend having your carpets cleaned on a regular basis, but I know that spills and stains happen everyday. One of the most common types of stains that occur are pet accidents. So here are a few home remedies for the various types of "gifts" our beloved dogs and cats...
Recently, someone I sorta' know, put their house on the market. Being that I am not a realtor, but in the carpet cleaning and restoration business, I really don't know all that much about selling a house. But when I looked at the pictures of the house's interior online. I couldn't believe my eyes...
Recently, my technicians and I were talking about the most frequently asked questions regarding the care of carpets. One of those questions is how to maintain carpeting for as long as possible. Some customers are surprised to hear that vacuuming your carpets on a regular basis is the best way to ...