IF YOU DON’T WANT A FLOODED BASEMENT THIS SPRING

TIPS O PREVENT SPRING FLOODING IN YOUR HOME Spring flooding is a problem that too many people suffer from. For instance,  the springtime brings heavy rains, melting snow  and rising creeks or rivers flooding  many areas of the United States. Just in 2019, spring flood...

Mice & Fires

Rodents can cause fire damage   Last week, Apke was called on a large water loss in the Blue Ash Area.  After initial inspections, Apke removed the heavily water damaged ceiling in the kitchen.   The toilet above leaked and flooded the first floor. Mice Damage...

How to Prevent Kitchen Fires

Did you know that according to NFPA on average there are over 170,000 house fires per year started by cooking? The result of the fires and smoke damage were over 500 deaths and more than a billion dollars in damages. A large portion of these fires, the ones who lost...

Maintaining Commercial Carpets

SOME TIPS TO EXTEND THE LIFE OF YOUR CARPET If you are opening a new business or growing your existing company, the carpet is important to your overall office appearance.  Apke provides Commercial carpet cleaning but it is only one of the steps.  When visitors step...

Ways to Prevent Water Losses in your Home

Know where the main water shutoffs to your home are located. Also, install water shutoff valves on water lines under sinks and toilets and leading to outside faucets.  This will minimize the amount of water in your flooded home or flooded basement. React quickly to...

Oriental Rug Care Tip

Oriental rugs are hand-knotted carpets made out of wool on a loom. Ornate designs are woven into them by knotted  Keep it clean Vacuum or sweep your rug regularly but be gentle! Only use the suction when vacuuming since the roller brush can pull out the fibers of your...

TIPS FOR MAINTAINING UPHOLSTERY

Upholstered furniture is famous for being highly comfortable, offering multiple cushioning options. For this reason, getting high-quality upholstered items can be expensive. For this reason, it’s essential that you take care of these items. This will help them last...

Unhook your outside hoses

A SIMPLE TIP TO PREVENT BASEMENT FLOODING One way to prevent a Flooded Basement. Ever winter, when the temperatures drops below freezing, it is important to unhook your outside hoses from the spigot. The freezing temperature will cause the interior section of the...