Renting a Carpet Cleaner - Five Reasons It Might Not Be Your Best Bet

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Carpet cleaning machines are available for rent just about anywhere you shop. Large and small grocers, big-box home improvement centers, hardware stores, convenience stores and, of course, national chains like Target or Walmart.

But they’re not all they’re cracked up to be. If you need carpet cleaning for an area rug, a single room, or your whole house, your money may be better spent by hiring professional carpet cleaning services when the need arises. Here are several reasons to avoid renting a carpet cleaning machine.

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Don't Ignore These Seven Signs of Leaky Air Ducts

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In most cases, the air ducts in the average house are highly reliable. But they are not maintenance-free and will sometimes become clogged or spring leaks. When that happens it can lead to all kinds of problems, and in the case of the dryer vent, it will significantly increase the risk of a house fire. So how do you know if you need air duct cleaning? Below we’ll go over some of the most common things to look for.

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A Few Bad DIY Duct Cleaning Ideas

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Regularly scheduled air duct cleaning is more than just a good idea. It’s essential home maintenance that helps ensure you and your loved ones are not breathing recycled pollen, mold spores, pet dander and other common pollutants. When they hear that statement some people respond by noting that their HVAC system has an air filter that is supposed to remove all that stuff. While others respond by trying to prove that if something needs to be done, they’re the ones to do it.

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