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Fall Cleaning Tips from Arco Cleaning

Fall Cleaning Tips from Arco Cleaning
News from HamletHub:

Fall is the season of change, but it’s not just the trees that change. As temperatures drop we start spending more time inside, we turn on the heat in our homes and start drinking hot coffee to stay warm. Thus it is important to stay on top of your fall cleaning and maintenance to protect your home from the elements and to maintain a comfortable living environment. Here are our top five cleaning and maintenance tips to help get you through the fall season.

Clean Your Windows: The fall is the perfect time to get your windows cleaned. When windows become dirty and degrade over time, the amount of sunlight they let in decreases. Cleaning your windows will save you money spent on your heating bill as outdoor temperatures decrease.

Remove Dust From Inside Your Home: The colder it gets outside the more time we spend inside. Dust and allergens however can make your home feel stuffy and unpleasant. We recommend a thorough house cleaning to remove dust, improve air quality and make your home feel fresh. You should also consider vacuuming your carpets or having them shampooed and steam cleaned. Carpets act as giant sponges absorbing dust, dirt and allergens.

Clear Your Patio: During the fall it is important to take care of your deck and patio furniture. Your patio furniture should be properly covered or stored. If not, your pat…………… continues on HamletHub

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Tips for cleaning up after a pet accident
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Q: I was getting ready to take my dog out the other night when I discovered that she had just peed on our carpet. What’s the best way to clean it?

A: The good news is that there are some great products and techniques for lifting out odor and stains. When you discover an accident right away, grab some cleanup towels (we always have a pile of old grubby ones on hand) and blot up as much of the urine as possible. Press down really hard to soak it all up and make sure the urine doesn’t have a chance to penetrate to the carpet pad. Then toss those towels in the laundry bin and saturate the area with an enzymatic cleaning product. The enzymes break down waste so it doesn’t leave stains, and they neutralize odors rather than mask them.

Apply the cleaning solution to an area larger than the actual wet spot from the urine to make sure you get everything. Your dog will be able to smell any remaining urine, even if you can’t. Place a clean towel over the area and weight it down with a stack of thick books or some other heavy object. The pressure will help to wick the moisture from the carpet. Check the area in 24 hours. It should be mostly dry by then, and you can remove the books and towel. The spot should be free of any stains and odor.

Avoid using ammonia-based cleaners. Ammonia is a by-product of decomposing urine, and the scent wil…………… continues on Philly.com

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