Today's Groupon is a welcome sight for any eco-eye: $40 for two rooms of carpet cleaning from environmentally friendly cleaning company Absolute Carpet Care (a $85 value). Remove coffee stains, beach-sand stains, and reindeer cud in about 15 minutes per room without harming the overly sensitive earth.The Bunkers’ carpets, like their opinions on the delicate social issues of the day, were no mere set dressing, and often became the focus of popular episodes. For instance, more Americans watched the 1978 episode “My Carpet For My Country,” in which Meathead tries to stop the Vietnam War, than were alive at the time. Thanks to All In The Family, carpets today are just as common in homes as the sound of a flushing toilet on network TV.
With decades of home repair and remodeling experience under their tool belts, A Bit of Help’s handymen travel throughout San Diego to tackle customers’ household maintenance dilemmas. Rather than tending to many clients all at once, A Bit of Help focuses on building long-term relationships with its small roster of customers. The business’s long list of services includes plumbing, flooring, carpentry, and electrical work. Handymen can install a brand-new sink in your bathroom, a new lighting fixture in your foyer, or a remote-controlled garage door on your walk-in closet. With a “by the job” pricing model, A Bit of Help asks that customers call ahead for a free estimate and assures that no job is too big or small.
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Sometimes the best ideas are simple twists on a familiar concept. Look at HouseCall, for instance. The recently launched mobile app matches users with local home-care professionals, hand selected for their positive reviews from nearby neighbors. The app provides up-front quotes, while allowing customers to schedule service providers and pay for services like housecleaning, carpet cleaning, handyman repairs, wiring and electricity, and plumbing. The business recently ranked amongst Forbes' 10 New Ideas and Products that Will Change Your Life in 2014 and earned praise in the pages of PandoDaily for its innovative concept.
Owner Richard Rose ensures peerless cleaning of carpets, oriental rugs, and tile by being present on each and every job. Technicians clean soiled carpets with high-powered steam extraction fed from a truck-mounted system, and can augment traditional carpet cleaning with deodorizing or Scotchguarding. The licensed and insured enterprise also offers additional aesthetic services, such as vacuuming around baseboards, spot treatments, fan drying, and removal of anthills. The experts at R & R Carpet Cleaning Services also cater to the specific needs of upholstered surfaces, cleaning suede or velvet with gentle techniques.
Many homeowners think of their garage as just an oversized storage bin, not worthy of much attention or care. The technicians at California Garage Pro want to convince them that the garage can be a useful, even attractive, part of the home. The licensed and bonded team not only helps clients with garage storage and organization, they also restore concrete floors and install completely new surfaces. Techs stick to a five-step process with each garage, beginning with a free survey and consultation before settling on a service route and bringing the vision—such as epoxy floors, stained concrete, or repaired flood damage—to reality.
Suctioning grime from carpets with powerful, truck-mounted cleaning systems is a specialty for each of San Diego Carpet Repair & Cleaning's experienced technicians. But it's not their only specialty. Using an array of tools and techniques, they remedy a multitude of imperfections to restore the appearance of carpeting. They can restretch carpeting that has buckled or wrinkled, restoring its smooth surface, repair bald spots where fibers have unraveled, and even tackle cigarette burns. Deodorizing treatments fight unpleasant smells resulting from pets or smoking.