Has Your Business Been Affected by Water Damage?

By: christineh Tuesday April 2, 2019 comments

Has Your Business Been Affected by Water Damage?

Water damage can be crippling to a business and can cause damage even after everything has dried. Depending on the amount of damage caused and how much water there was, your carpet may not be the only thing to worry about. From damage to the subfloor to bacteria, lets go over what to look for and how to help keep your business safe. A damaged subfloor is never a good thing, a rotting one, however, can be even worse. When water seeps down through the carpet and is not cleaned up or dealt with, it will be left there to soak into... Read More


Champion Mom: Dealing with Mom Guilt

By: christineh Tuesday March 26, 2019 comments

Champion Mom: Dealing with Mom Guilt

Theres a great moment at the end of the Mila Kunis comedy Bad Moms when shes speaking before the PTA and acknowledges the fact that she is a bad mom. The reality, she says, is that being a mom is a next-to-impossible job. As parents, we all make mistakes and do things that make us feel like failures. But instead of letting that guilt eat at us, we need to move past it. This is easier said than done. We are constantly bombarded with media images of the perfect mom who can cook the kids a nutritious breakfast, get them... Read More


Making Sure Your Carpet Stands the Test of Time

By: christineh Tuesday March 19, 2019 comments

Making Sure Your Carpet Stands the Test of Time

Keeping your carpet clean sometimes seems like an impossible task. With pets, dirt, food, juices, etc. there is always something that wants to get on your carpet. Luckily, there are small things you can do to help keep your carpet clean. Heres our list of five things to help your carpet stand the test of time: This may seem obvious, but vacuuming frequently keeps any dirt or dust from building up and eventually staining your carpet. Making sure to move the furniture around when doing so is a must. This will allow... Read More


Champion Mom: The Best St. Patrick's Day Activities for Families

By: christineh Tuesday March 12, 2019 comments

Champion Mom: The Best St. Patrick's Day Activities for Families

Its that time of year againtime to break out the green clothes and celebrate St. Patricks Day, the nations official tip of the hat to Irish heritage and culture. Even if you arent Irish, its fun to get dressed up and celebrate this holiday. Unfortunately, a lot of the celebrations seem to center around drinking green beer and may not be very family-friendly. If youre looking for some safe activities with the kids, try these on for size: Do some Irish themed foodsSure, corned beef and cabbage are considered St. Patricks Day... Read More


Carpet Care: Increasing the Lifespan of Your Carpet

By: christineh Tuesday March 5, 2019 comments

Carpet Care: Increasing the Lifespan of Your Carpet

Whether for your business or your personal life, you want your purchases to last as long as possible. Sure, some people buy a new car every year. But thats for the people who have money to burn. The rest of us will maintain and care for our vehicles so that they will give us years of function. The same should be true of our flooring and carpeting. Buying new carpet for your home or office is a major investment. So just like you would take your car in for regular care and maintenance, you should do the same thing with your... Read More


#ChampionMom: Teaching Your Kids Empathy

By: christineh Tuesday February 26, 2019 comments

#ChampionMom: Teaching Your Kids Empathy

In the parental quest to raise a good and decent human being, have you considered ways to ignite empathy in your child? Many parenting experts believe having empathy is essential to becoming the best person you can be: kind, caring, respectful, and tolerant. Studies show that teens are 40 percent less empathetic today compared to 30 years ago. According to educational psychologist and author Dr. Michele Borba, this lack of empathy trend in kids gets in the way of collaboration, innovation, and problem-solving. You can only... Read More


Could Your Dirty Carpets Be a Business Liability?

By: christineh Tuesday February 19, 2019 comments

Could Your Dirty Carpets Be a Business Liability?

If you run your own business or manage rental properties, you probably already realize just how much time and energy goes into keeping up the physical appearance of your property. This isnt just a matter of aesthetics. A dirty location can negatively impact your business and how you are perceived as a property manager. But you may not realize that this can also open you up to legal liability issues. These days, people are incredibly litigious and will sue for almost anything. That includes injuries or damages incurred from... Read More


#ChampionMom - Dealing with Cold & Flu Season

By: christineh Tuesday February 12, 2019 comments

#ChampionMom - Dealing with Cold & Flu Season

For many Colorado families, winter means bundling up for outdoor play, snuggling around a cozy fireplace, and entertaining ourselves indoors with board games. But winter also signals cold and flu season, and currently, our state is experiencing the brunt of it. According to recent data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2,054 people have been hospitalized for the flu since the beginning of the 2018-19 season. Flu season started in early October, peaks in February, and will end around April. Avoid... Read More


How to Take Care of a Soft Carpet

By: christineh Tuesday February 5, 2019 comments

How to Take Care of a Soft Carpet

When it comes to carpeting, there have been many different styles and types over the years. But the yellow or orange shag carpeting that your parents or grandparents may have had during the seventies has fallen far out of favor. Instead, many people today want a carpet that makes them feel like they are walking on air with a soft, cushiony feel. Unfortunately, newer fibers and textures also require new cleaning techniques. Heres the best way to handle cleaning a soft carpet: One of the issues with cleaning a soft carpet is... Read More


The Different Types of Upholstery and How to Clean Them

By: christineh Tuesday January 29, 2019 comments

The Different Types of Upholstery and How to Clean Them

Theres nothing quite like the elegance and beauty of a finely made piece of upholstered furniture. Unfortunately, many people steer clear of these fabrics because they fear theyll be unable to clean them if they get a spot or stain. This isnt necessarily the case though. There are specific ways to clean leather, suede, velvet, and other upholstery types. Heres how to do just that: Many people will buy a special soap specifically for leather. But this doesnt have to be the case. Leather can best be cleaned using a soft soap that... Read More





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