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Pet stains on carpets, carpet cleaning in New Jersey.
18 Oct

Removing Pet Stains from Carpets

Having pets is a wonderful part of coming home. Whether it’s a dog or a cat or some other furry friend, pets tend to make a house a home. But something not so pleasant about pets is sometimes coming home to an accident. Pet stains on carpets can be difficult to remove or leave lingering

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Area rug cleaning in New Jersey
21 Sep

Area Rug Cleaning is an Art

Large area rugs are an art form. So why not treat them like it? When you decide to clean your rug, you want it to be cleaned correctly and treated with the utmost care. The first and foremost thing you should do is identify the type of fibers used to make it. Berber, Oriental, or

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Residential carpet cleaning.
22 Aug

How Carpet Cleaning Can Improve Indoor Air Quality

Did you know that bacteria can live for 4 weeks after being left on carpet? And that the average person sheds around 1.5 million skin flakes in just an hour? The average carpet collects several pounds of soil every year, especially high traffic areas like an office or entryway. If carpet cleaning is neglected for

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Grilling fire safety for summer in New Jersey
24 Jul

Summer Grilling Safety Tips

With summer at its peak, backyard cookouts and grilled food are back in action as regular weekend activities. At ServiceMaster Cleaning & Restoration Services, we’ve seen all kinds of simple and seemingly innocent activities turn into fire damage disasters that could have been prevented. Keep the following tips in mind when using any type of grill

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Tile and grout cleaning services
29 Jun

Tile and Grout Cleaning Tips

Effectively cleaning your tile and grout floors is a tough job. Grout is composed of a mixture of water and cement, often including sand, coloring or finely ground gravel. This makes it a porous substance that will absorb soil, dirt, mold and mildew over time. Getting all the dirt or bacteria out of these microscopic

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25 Apr

Musty Odors Indicate Mold! Act Fast to Eliminate Them at the Source

Using air fresheners, carpet sprays or scented candles to freshen your indoor air quality or cover up a musty odor are only temporary solutions and come with their own health risks. Research from Columbia University suggests that increased exposure to phthalates, a chemical often found in air fresheners, can cause behavioral problems and even reduced

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17 Mar

5 Common Mistakes People Make When They Experience Water Damage

Experiencing a flood or other water damage disaster is always a stressful situation. Especially as a home or business owner dealing with this for the first time, it’s very easy to rely on faulty information or act hastily in a misguided direction. We know you want to restore your property and belongings to pre-loss conditions

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