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Cleaning Can Save Your Life

Dear Francine, My husband and I are trying to schedule regular professional cleaning of our upholstery because it is so easy to lose track of our last cleaning. We use a small vacuum to take the odds and sods off our furniture, but is that enough? If I need to have my upholstery cleaned professionally, […]

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Dealing With Pet Stains

Dear Francine, It’s official! My husband and our two kids have just spent one year in our new home. Following through on a promise we have made to our children, we have elected to adopt our first dog: a husky pup we have named Sam. Sam is a sweet boy, but a little rambunctious. Also, […]

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Don’t Sweat It

Dear Francine, I was caught somewhat by surprise in the recent upswing in temperature and humidity. If this is Spring, we may have a really warm Summer ahead of us. I tend to sweat more than most. My wife is pretty kind on the subject, but I would like to know what I could do […]

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Carpet Q&A

Dear Francine, My wife and I have moved into an older home. The carpets had been replaced just prior to our move in date. I have a few questions and I hope you can help me, Francine. How often should we have the carpets cleaned? What are the rules I should follow for cleanings? When […]

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Remove Salt From Your Carpets

Dear Francine, My house is essentially wall-to-wall carpets. It’s a lot of work to preserve them, but I love the way they look in my home. Now that it’s Winter and I’m regularly entertaining friends and family at my home. With that many people coming in and out of my house, how can I keep […]

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