We know how important it is to keep our homes clean and tidy. We’re used to the weekly routine of cleaning and doing the laundry and the regular deep cleans. Most of this we can do ourselves. But there are times when it is wise to call in the experts.
With jumps in technology in vacuums cleaners and steam cleaners, it is easier than ever to keep carpets clean. However, there are times when it is pertinent to enlist the help of a professional cleaner. For example, to remove stubborn stains or to deal with infestations. Sometimes it is a good idea to employ a carpet cleaner at the end of a tenancy or just to spruce up your flooring.
Professional cleaners will come armed with industrial equipment and products. They will ensure the quality of deep clean that is not always possible with domestic cleaners. In addition, they can provide a range of services such as deodorizing and stain removal.
It is likely that cleaning your windows is part of your regular household clean. But what about the outside of windows? Downstairs windows may be easy to reach but what about upstairs?
If you don’t keep on top of your windows, grime can build up and cause several issues, including problems with frames. Don’t be tempted to take out the ladders and do this yourself. Book the services of a regular window cleaner.
Fleas arrive in the fur of our beloved pets, usually in cats and dogs. They can be transferred to humans and cause nasty, itchy bits. The tend to take up camp in carpets and other furnishings. The best way to avoid a flea infestation is prevention. Treat your pets with a reputable flea treatment on a regular basis. Your vet can advise. Make sure they are groomed regularly and kept clean.
Once fleas are in your home, they can be tricky to remove. There are several sprays and home treatments on the market. However, if they don’t work then call in the exterminators. They will make your home free of fleas in no time at all.
As the name suggests, bed bugs tend to be focused on the bed area. They are tricky to spot due to their size. And they tend to come out at night and feed on the occupants of the bed.
You can’t feel them bite as they have an anesthetic in their saliva. This numbs the skin and helps them to feast for longer. You may spot their bite marks as they tend to appear in clusters. You may notice three or four grouped together on the skin.
Another tell-tale clue is the appearance of spots of blood on your bedding. This is likely to appear close to the pillow.
Bed bugs are best dealt with by a bed bug exterminator. They employ safe techniques that will not cause harm to you, your home, or its inhabitants. Furthermore, reputable companies will guarantee success and follow up if required.
To avoid bed bugs making an appearance in the first place, keep your home tidy and clutter free. Hoover regularly, including mattresses and furnishings. Set up a cleaning calendar to ensure that this becomes a regular part of your routine.
Many of these problems can be prevented with regular cleaning and tidying. But it is important to know your limitations and call in in the experts when necessary.