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How to Avoid Making These 5 Flood Cleanup Mistakes

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Bristol, Kingsport, and Johnson City, TN We all make mistakes at some point in time in our lives, but if your home or business experiences a flood, then making a mistake during the cleanup can create huge additional costs and hassle. We hope you never experience a significant flood, but if you do, your local Tri-Cities restoration professionals at Spotless …

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Tips for Preventing a House Fire this Winter

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Bristol, Kingsport, and Johnson City, TN Winter tends to be the time of year when house fires are at an all-time high. Maybe it is because of the additional heating sources used or extra decorative lighting or all the cooking around the holidays. Whichever the cause, a house fire can leave a homeowner and their family completely devastated. Spotless Carpet …

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Water Damage-Get the Facts

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Bristol, Kingsport, and Johnson City, TN Benjamin Franklin once said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This credo certainly applies regarding water damage. It is going to be a stressful experience if water damage strikes your home or business. But, your Tri-Cities water restoration experts are here to help you prepare with these key facts about …

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Sewer Backup, what to do if it Happens to you

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Bristol, Kingsport, and Johnson City, TN It’s probably one of your home-owning nightmares; you wake, come home to or realize you have a sewer backup issue. Floods are usually the number one cause of extensive water damage to homes, but this can also cause a sewage backup from sanitary sewer lines through drainpipes. Not only is the damage a daunting …

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Mold vs Mildew

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Bristol, Kingsport, and Johnson City, TN Mold and mildew are two different varieties of fungus. Both mold and mildew have some things in common. Both grow in damp, humid areas and can accumulate in your home or business, but the risks involved with each differ. If you are a home or business owner, it is important to be able to …

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Get your Furnace Ready for the Winter

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Bristol, Kingsport, and Johnson City, TN Your furnace has been in hibernation all summer long. Most people do not give much thought to their furnace. After all, out of sight means out of mind. Or should it? There are certainly some safety tips to keep in mind to ensure the air you and your family are breathing is safe and …

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Prevent a Frozen Pipe this Winter

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Bristol, Kingsport, and Johnson City, TN Fall weather is in full swing, and with the nights becoming a bit chilly, you may want to start thinking about how to protect your pipes for the upcoming winter. Whether or not East Tennessee sees some snow this year, temperatures will plummet, and you don’t want to get caught with a frozen pipe …

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Preventing Electrical Fires in the Home

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Bristol, Kingsport, and Johnson City, TN Many modern conveniences run off of electricity in our homes. In fact, we tend not to overthink it when we flip on the lights or go to plug something in like a coffee pot, radio, or heater until something goes wrong. However, these commonly used items can lead to an electrical outlet catching fire …

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Tips on Re Entering Flooded Building

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Bristol, Kingsport, and Johnson City, TN Significant flooding can have a disastrous effect on your home or business. If this happens, we understand your temptation to return to the property as soon as possible. Spotless Carpet Cleaners urges you to avoid this instinct, and call us at (423) 926-9251 to send a technician to perform an on-site evaluation before you …

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Tips to Remove Asthma and Allergen Triggers

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Bristol, Kingsport, and Johnson City, TN Americans spend the vast majority of their time indoors—as much as 90 percent, according to research conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency. This makes air quality increasingly important, especially for individuals who suffer from asthma or other allergies. Here are a few tips to remove asthma and allergen triggers from your home before they …