Carpet cleaning tips for all

June 24, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Improvement

Carpet cleaning, home careIf you have a carpet at your home, you must be aware of how tough cleaning a carpet is. However, here are some easy tips, which might help you. If there is a stain on any part of the carpet, without delay, take a cotton ball, dip it in vinegar, and rub it on the stain. Use some limejuice if necessary. If it doesn’t help much, try adding some powdered detergent and a few drops of water. Clean it up with clear water and dry the place with a hair dryer.

If the stain is bigger, let the carpet sundry after using the hairdryer. Now you must also vacuum clean your carpet on a weekly basis or on a fortnight basis because the carpet will tend to trap a lot of dust. Apart from all this, you should also try to give your carpet for a cleanup professionally every 3-6 months. This will ensure that it’s cleaned properly without damage. If you won an oriental carpet, make sure that you give it for cleaning at a specialized Oriental rug cleaning agency only.

Natural ways of cleaning a microwave

June 13, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Appliances

clean your microwave oven, microwaveMicrowaves come with an automated cleaning process. This feature helps in cleaning the microwave, or so it aims. But everyone knows that this cleaning procedure is not enough for efficiently cleaning the microwave. This ten to fifteen minutes investment of time for steam cleaning is not enough for cleaning the microwave which goes through a lot of turmoil, heat, all sorts of smell and torture throughout the day. After all this you would have to manually clean the microwave anyway. So how do you actually do this?

The first and foremost thing is to use a wet cloth to wipe any spill instantly. This will prevent the accumulation of all burnt particles at once. For routine cleaning, you should buy special products for cleaning of the microwave. Remember, while cleaning the microwave, you must wear gloves for precautionary purpose. You can even use baking soda for natural ingredient for cleaning of the microwave. If the condition of your microwave is very poor, then you should consider hiring a professional microwave cleaner.

Preventing a leak in the basement

June 07, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Home Care

basement, basement maintenanceOur basements are one of the most useful but vulnerable places around the house. A leaky basement is a common problem around the house and there are ways by which you can prevent it. First of all, you must be aware of the warning signs. Damp walls, peeling wallpaper or colors, wet patches, etc are indicators of a leaky basement.

Do a full sweep of the basement to check these out. If you have anything metallic like heaters or pumps in the basement, check for rust and loose joints. If there is a lot of moist rust, it means you need to check the moisture level of the basement to prevent further damage. Start by repairing small cracks. Seal off open unused shutters and cracks or holes and use lamination on the inside and outside walls for complete protection. Follow these tips and protect your home.

Keeping Your Air Conditioners Fully-Functional Always

June 02, 2013  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Heating & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioners, An Air conditioner is a very useful electrical appliance and it is almost found installed in each and every modern home now. But most of the people usually do not care about its servicing and maintenance. The end result of this ignorance is that the electricity is wasted and when the air conditioner does not function the repair work turns out to be very costly.

You should do the following to keep the air conditioner fully-functional: Change the air filters of the air conditioner regularly. If possible keep changing them each month. This will ensure better functionality and reduce the chances of the air conditioner getting damaged.

Along with this you must hire a competent mechanic to do the maintenance work for you every month. This way you will avoid spending a lot of money when the air conditioner totally shuts down due to low maintenance.

If you give due attention to the working of your air conditioner then it will function efficiently for years.