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4 Pitfalls of DYI Pressure Washing

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Pressure washing is easy enough that we can just do it ourselves, right? This may be true to some extent but you can easily cause damage to yourself and to your home if you are not careful. Consider the following 4 examples of possible pitfalls of pressure washing yourself. Washing your vinyl siding from the ground at an upward angle will force …

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Top Benefits Of Having Your Home Pressure Washed

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When people consider giving their homes a thorough cleaning, they often overlook some of the most visible areas. Sidewalks, porches, decks and siding can reflect the wear and tear on a home. Here is a look at just some of the benefits you can expect from from having your home pressure washed. Electrical Efficiency Several environmental factors can prevent your …

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Safety Tip #3 : How to Clean Gutters Safely

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It’s spring (finally) and time to get all those household chores done that you have been putting off….like cleaning those gutters! In this third and final article regarding safety tips, lets take a look at how you can clean your gutters safely. At its best, gutter cleaning is a tedious and unpleasant task. Getting dental work done comes to mind as a …

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Safety Tip #2: 7 Tips Before Using Your Pressure Washer

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Always have a complete understanding of the task at hand and be completely familiar with the tools you will be using. For this article, I am going to take a look at the pressure washer and give you tips before tackling the cleaning of your home’s exterior. Do not be one of the thousands of individuals each year that underestimate the …

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5 Smart Tips For Your First Home Cleaning Visit

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Now that you have done your homework and settled on the best professional cleaning company for all those chores around your home, there are things you will need to consider in order to get the most out of your investment. This can include anything from the right timing to any special requests you may need to communicate before the work …

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Safety Tip #1: How to Safely Use a Ladder

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Safety first! Sound familiar? This is something we are repeatedly saying to our children, but it is imperative that we keep this in mind when working around the home with the help of a ladder. Ladders have been around a long time, and are common to almost every home and workplace. This, and their simplicity, gives the false impression that …

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Top 11 Things You Should Know Before Choosing Your Family’s Home Care Specialist

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I think it’s safe to say that when it comes to hiring someone to look after the cleaning of your most prized possession, your home, it is imperative that you do your homework! Here are the top 11 things you should consider before choosing a professional contractor to clean your gutters, wash your windows and paint your home. Do not underestimate …

Home Maintenance Safety Tips: Introduction

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Just the other week I was at my son’s apartment here in Vancouver along with my daughter and her family who were visiting from Alberta. My son had prepared breakfast and after everything was cleaned up, we decided that the window which had been propped up to provide some air flow, could now be closed. My son lives in an …

Umbrella Property Services - May 2014 Newsletter

April Newsletter

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Check out our latest newsletter featuring Release The Hounds, tips on improving your running, an amazing soup recipe and so much more. Click here–> UPS.Newsletter.14.04 With love, Your customer care whizz PS. No mention of window cleaning, pressure washing, or gutter cleaning in our newsletters.  Just fun!

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Insider’s Method to Streak-Free Clean Windows

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Are you frustrated with your windows not being as clean as you’d like? By following our insider’s method to streak free windows, you will be one happy person! Have your exterior windows been cleaned recently making your interior windows dirtiness jump out at you? Or are you simply tired with trying to clean your homes interior windows and having streaks …