Clients who call on Custom Cleaning Concepts' certified chimney sweeps get a free lesson in chimney anatomy. They learn about chimney crowns, flue liners, and dampers, because those are just a few of the parts the team cleans. Homeowners learn about creosote and how often they need to have this flammable residue removed. Or, the team can simply set to work performing these duties—along with dryer-vent cleaning, pressure washing, and other services—while residents relax knowing their homes are safe from fire hazards, allergens, and grime.
The fresh scent of environmentally friendly, nonallergenic cleaning products fills the air as the technicians from Gibraltar Industries Inc. move throughout homes and offices. The company aims to create a cleaner and healthier environment for its clients, whether powering through mold and mildew to make bathrooms sparkle or vacuuming up dust and pollen to prevent the bearskin rug from sneezing, again. In addition to cleaning interiors, the technicians pressure-wash home exteriors and shovel snow from walkways and other high-traffic areas.
Offering a full spectrum of heating and air-conditioning services and products, Airtek Systems sends a team of HVAC specialists to homes to maintain comfortable climates year-round. They specialize in designing and building systems, installing a range of traditional and energy-saving HVAC units. Green energy alternatives include rooftop heating systems that harness solar energy and geothermal systems that tap into the constant 55- to 70-degree temperature maintained underground by an air-conditioned sun at the core of the earth. The technicians also perform repairs and tune-ups to keep machines working efficiently and annual maintenance programs.
The IICRC-trained technicians at Libertyville Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning unseat stains and odors with biodegradable, nontoxic treatments approved by Green Seal. Residents clear furniture, toys, and footstool collections from a 325-square-foot plot of floor sweater in advance, revealing an open space approximately the size of an average living room and one bedroom. Three- to four-hour visits begin when a two-man team arrives at the home clad in uniforms and bearing kid- and pet-friendly lathers from brands such as Planet Guard. A cloak of preconditioner prepares grimy fibers for steam cleaning, which restores plush softness and banishes dirt in clouds of vapor and peals of maniacal laughter. To foster consensus between eyes and nose, diligent hands finish the floor refinement by sprinkling the dewy, fresh swaths of indoor turf with deodorizer before presenting clients with a gift bottle of dual-duty stain remover and deodorizer.
Michael’s trained window cleaners eliminate dirt, dust, and fingerprints resting on interior and exterior panes using safe, eco-friendly products. In addition to scouring windows, they restore screens to their original condition by removing dead bugs and graffiti left by migrating birds. Exterior windows are scrubbed year round unless temperatures drop below 20 degrees.