Why Should My Office Have the Carpets Professionally Cleaned?

All business know the importance of a good first impression. While carpets aren’t the first thing you think of to showcase the cleanliness of your business, they are one of the first things that visitors notice when they enter your building.

With high foot traffic from outside vendors, delivery drivers, clients, and employees, carpet is one of the dirtiest areas in your business. Did you know that up to 24 pounds of dirt can be tracked into your building with in a 20 day work period? That is a lot of dirt! (more…)

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DIY Attic Cleaning – When can you take on the mess and when should you hire a professional cleaning team?

An attic is one area of the home that many of us don’t step foot in for months on end. At times, we can go a year or more without ever seeing the inside of our attics! Over time, this low traffic area becomes a perfect breeding ground for the common things like dust and dirt. It could also become the home of mold and mildew, and even the final resting place of four legged friends. (more…)

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Dehumidifier freezing over? It may be time for a deep cleaning!

Moisture and humidity are two things that homeowners want to keep out of their house. Water is a breeding ground for many different issues including mold and mildew, which can lead to serious health problems if exposure is frequent. Using a dehumidifier can keep the moisture out of the air, and in turn, keep the mold and mildew to a minimum.

If you already have a dehumidifier, you know that the coils and tray can get pretty nasty at times. We will cover how to keep your dehumidifier running as efficiently as possible, but first, let’s discuss when you may need a dehumidifier in your home. (more…)

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7 Simple Steps to Clean Your Attic Yourself

Chances are you haven’t stepped foot in your attic in months or, if you have storage elsewhere in your house, maybe even years. Time goes by very quickly, and before you know it, your attic is full of dust, spiders, and who know what else. 

As a homeowner, it should be a priority to clean your attic regularly, allowing you to check for different issues like mold, animal infestations, or poor insulation.  Keeping your attic as dust free as possible is also a great way to keep allergens out of your air ducts and vents, which makes for a happier, healthier household!  

However, cleaning your attic yourself can be overwhelming. Let’s take a look at seven simple steps to help you become an expert DIY attic cleaner!  (more…)

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Quick Tips on When and Why You Should Hire a Professional Attic Cleaning Service.

New homeowners rarely inspect the attic of their new homes. Little do they know; the attic is an area that should never be overlooked when getting your home ready for move in day! 

Cleaning an attic can be a tough job and hiring an attic cleaning service is a necessity to ensure your home is properly insulated and free of potential problems that can negatively impact your health.

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Fall To-Do List: Get to Know Your Gutter System

Gutters may not be the most glamorous feature of your home, but the damage-prevention purpose they serve is essential. Without a properly functioning gutter system, your home could be prone to basement flooding, roof damage, foundation erosion, landscaping washout, and more. Bottom line: Getting to know more about your gutter system now could be the knowledge you need to save you from costly home repairs in the future. (more…)

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8 Ways to Prepare Your Commercial Building for Coming Cold Weather

Every season has its own need for special maintenance, and that’s especially true when the temperatures start to plummet. Cold weather can wreak havoc on your commercial property, which makes it all the more important to take preventative measures to protect your tenants and your business investment. (more…)

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4 Fall Remodeling Projects to Help Prevent Home Damage

When you think of home remodeling, your sights might be solely set on improving the form or function of a space or increasing your home’s resale value. As good of reasons to undergo a major home project as those may be, don’t underestimate the value some remodeling projects can have in keeping your house safe, secure, and stress-free. (more…)

4 fall remodeling projects that help prevent home damage | services by A&J Property Restoration DKI of Madison, Middleton, Sun Prairie, Portage, Waunakee, Milwaukee, WI Dells, Fort Atkinson, Watertown, and Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Prevent Commercial Property Damage with a Facility Maintenance Provider

As a commercial property owner, the mainstay of your responsibilities is to maintain and tend to the buildings your tenants occupy. This includes routine upkeep, emergency repairs, and plans for future improvements to preserve and offer amenities important to your tenants’ needs. With routine maintenance alone, the checklist of tasks can span roofing, plumbing, HVAC, electrical, structural, landscaping, and the list goes on. (more…)

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Spring into Undoing Winter Damage

As snow and ice give way to flower buds, grass sprouts, and sunshine, it’s time to take a fresh look at the shape of your home. Winter, with its cold temperatures, icicles, and harsh winds may have done a number to your exterior. Hefty damage might be easy to spot but don’t overlook the little problems that could cost you big time later. (more…)

Inspect the home foundation for signs of damage caused by winter weather as part of spring home maintenance | services by A&J Property Restoration DKI of Madison, Middleton, Sun Prairie, Portage, Waunakee, Milwaukee, WI Dells, Fort Atkinson, Watertown, and Waukesha, Wisconsin
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