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  • How Often Should I Clean My Air Ducts?Kimberly DenmanThursday, April 12, 2018 - 12:00amShort answer: We recommend that homeowners clean their air ducts at least once every five years. However, the service frequency depends on several factors, including climate, health conditions and pets. Since you should be replacing your HVAC air filters every two to three months anyway, this is a great time to ...

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  • How Air Duct Cleaning Improves Air QualityKimberly DenmanThursday, April 5, 2018 - 12:00amSuffering from allergies or asthma? Mold, dust, pollen and other allergens can build up in your HVAC system over time – just like they do on other surfaces in your home. Lurking within the ductwork, these contaminants are distributed, returning no matter how much you vacuum or dust. Fortunately, cleaning air ...

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  • How to Remove Smoke Damage from BrickKimberly DenmanThursday, March 29, 2018 - 12:00amFireplace flare-up? Kitchen catastrophe? Grill gone wild? Unsightly smoke damage and soot can be tough to tackle, forming lasting stains if left untreated­­. Let the IICRC-certified experts at Rainbow International help. From interior fireplace surrounds to exterior walls, learn how to clean smoke damaged brick t...

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  • https://rainbowintl.com/water-damage Find out more about your local branch of Rainbow International Restorations and their services: https://rainbowintl.com/services Explore these additional resources and tips for your home: https://rainbowintl.com/blog These quick steps for what to do after water damage will help you take action fast and reduce damage to your home, furniture and other belongi...

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  • New Homeowner Checklist Highlights Air Duct CleaningKimberly DenmanTuesday, March 27, 2018 - 12:00amAs you get settled into your new home, it’s nice to know everything is in good shape. This includes the things you can’t see, like your air ducts. Dirty air ducts circulate contaminated air throughout your home, spreading dust and allergens. Just imagine cleaning your new home, only to have everythi...

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  • How to Get Smoke Damage Out of ClothesKimberly DenmanThursday, March 22, 2018 - 12:00amSmoke-damaged clothes don’t have to be sent to the dumpster. Depending on the severity of the damage, there are a few tricks you can apply to remove smoke odor from clothes. We’ve seen our fair share of smoke damage. As experts in the fire damage restoration industry, Rainbow International professionals have bee...

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  • How to Clean Smoke-Damaged ElectronicsKimberly DenmanThursday, March 15, 2018 - 12:00amIn the post-fire cleanup and salvage phase? It can be tough to let go of treasured electronics. Even if they didn’t suffer heat damage, smoke damage to electronics can pose a serious risk. Are your electronics salvageable? How Can Electronics Be Damaged by Smoke? Corrosion The acidic nature of soot can corrod...

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  • How to Clean a Smoke-Damaged HouseKimberly DenmanThursday, March 8, 2018 - 12:00amCleaning a smoke-damaged house is important for providing a healthy living environment. If only it was as easy as opening a window and letting things air out. The acidic nature of smoke and soot can make them difficult to remove. However, they contain unpleasant odors and particles that are harmful to breathe, so it’...

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  • How to Create a Home InventoryKimberly DenmanThursday, March 1, 2018 - 12:00amIf you lost your belongings in a fire or burglary, would you know where to begin putting your life back together? A home inventory is a foolproof way to ensure you’re protected when disaster strikes. Why You Should Create a Home Inventory? If your belongings were lost in a fire or even stolen, a home inventory can help...

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  • Home Disaster Prevention: Things to Do Before a VacationKimberly DenmanThursday, February 22, 2018 - 12:00amReady to leave town? Don’t head out the door without securing your home first. Weather, intruders or just bad luck can create headaches when you return; let Rainbow International help with top things to do before vacation. A pre-vacation home routine is important, but sometimes the excitemen...

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  • How to Thaw Frozen PipesKimberly DenmanThursday, February 15, 2018 - 12:00amThis winter in Chicago, fire departments have responded to numerous calls involving frozen water pipes and breached sprinklers systems. Not surprising considering this season’s length of bitterly cold temperatures. What might surprise you? Emergency calls from misinformed homeowners attempting to use blowtorches and propan...

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  • How to Keep Pipes from FreezingKimberly DenmanThursday, February 8, 2018 - 12:00amA frozen pipe is bad news. But a frozen pipe that is ignored and thaws out can be a disaster. If neglected, it can do significant water damage to your home. Prevent these headaches with help from Rainbow International.  We’ll give you tips for how to prevent this disaster before it even happens.  How to Prevent Pipe...

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  • What to Do When You Have Water Damage Kimberly DenmanTuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:54pmEven if you don’t live in a flood zone, your house is still susceptible to water damage from plumbing fixtures. If you’ve never experienced a soggy ceiling, it’s great that you’re preparing yourself anyway. If you’re reading this because your socks are wet, we’re sorry and we’re here to help! Learning exactly w...

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  • How to Prevent Electrical FiresKimberly DenmanThursday, January 11, 2018 - 12:00amElectrical fires are the third leading cause of home structural fires in the US, according to the National Fire Prevention Association. Causing more than $1.3 billion in damages and more than 400 deaths in a four-year span, it’s clear that electrical fire prevention should be taken seriously. Rainbow International w...

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  • How to Remove Soot from WallsKimberly DenmanThursday, January 4, 2018 - 12:00amSoot can leave unsightly stains on anything it comes in contact with. Whether it’s from candles, fireplaces or even a house fire, removing soot requires specific tools and techniques. The acidic nature of soot can make it difficult to remove from walls. Don’t just start scrubbing, which can make matters worse. Fortunat...

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  • Removing Stubborn Stains on UpholsteryKimberly DenmanThursday, December 28, 2017 - 12:00amOne of the most frequently abused surfaces of your home, and the trickiest to remove stains from, the upholstery on couches, recliners, chairs and other surfaces is often treatable. However care is warranted to avoid damaging your favored furniture. What’s the best way to tackle the job? What the X? Cleaning...

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  • Do These Things Immediately if You Suspect Someone is Hoarding AnimalsKimberly DenmanSaturday, December 30, 2017 - 12:00amAnimal hoarders share many common characteristics with hoarders of inanimate objects. In fact, 40% of object hoarders also hoard animals. What drives animal hoarding behavior, and how can you best recognize and respond to it for the safety of all involved? Animal Hoarding Psyc...

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  • How Hoarding Can Affect Your Homeowner's InsuranceKimberly DenmanSaturday, December 23, 2017 - 12:00amIf you struggle with hoarding behavior, you could unintentionally be making your home a dangerous, unsanitary place to live. As if this wasn’t reason enough to get help, hoarding has another side effect you might not have considered: it could hinder your ability to qualify for or retain a homeowne...

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  • Removing Stubborn Stains on Hard SurfacesKimberly DenmanMonday, December 18, 2017 - 12:00amRemoving stubborn stains from hard surfaces can be trickier than tackling more common surfaces that attract stains, such as your couch. If you have a stained sink, countertop, or tile floor, follow these stain removal tips. How to Remove Stains from Kitchen & Bathroom Sinks Ceramic and porcelain sinks read...

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  • Removing Stains on Walls and CeilingsKimberly DenmanThursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:00amKeeping your home clean means addressing stains in unusual places, including the walls and ceilings. Various things can mar these surfaces, including splattered grease, water stains, scuff marks, and more. There may not seem like a good solution for removing stains on walls and ceilings, but with the right too...

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  • Rainbow International's Carpet Stain Removal GuideKimberly DenmanThursday, December 7, 2017 - 12:00amScratchin’ your head over how to remove old stains from carpets? Banish your biggest blemishes in a flash with our handy-dandy stain removal guide! How Do I Get Spots out of Carpets? Wine A bit of detergent, vinegar, and an ammonia or peroxide solution and you'll whine over old wine stains no mo...

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  • Signs of Hoarding to Watch Out ForKimberly DenmanThursday, November 16, 2017 - 12:00amEveryone deals with clutter from time to time. But for the 3-5% of Americans who are compulsive hoarders, it goes beyond the occasional mess, preventing hoarders and their families from leading safe, healthy lives. Are you living with a compulsive hoarder? What Defines Compulsive Hoarding? For hoarders, it is d...

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  • The Damage Hoarding Can Do to Properties Kimberly DenmanThursday, November 9, 2017 - 12:00amIf you are a landlord, property manager, or another housing professional, you may be concerned about the possibility of a hoarder renting your property. After all, not only does this behavior create fire safety issues, indoor air quality problems, and health concerns, it can also damage the property where t...

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  • What Water Damaged Ceiling Tiles Are Trying to Tell YouKimberly DenmanThursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:00amAnnoying and unsightly, wet or stained ceiling tiles are a whisper of hidden problems. How can you locate the source before those problems start screaming at you in the form of major leaks, structural damage, and mold? Determine What’s Causing the Water Stains Stained ceiling tiles may ind...

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  • How Much Can a Leak Add to Your Monthly Water Bill?Kimberly DenmanThursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:00amThe average North American household wastes about 10,000 gallons of water from household leaks every year. About one in ten homes have severe leaks that waste 90 gallons or more per day. Do you have a dripping faucet or leaking toilet you’ve been ignoring for awhile? You know the leak is wastin...

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  • Flood Preparedness Plan for Your BusinessKimberly DenmanThursday, September 7, 2017 - 12:00amNatural and man-made floods are the top two most common disasters experienced across the U.S. In the past five years, every state has experienced natural flood-related disasters such as coastal, river or flash flooding, and 20% of all insurance claims are accountable to floods of man-made origin (plumbing ...

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  • What to Expect from a Basement LeakKimberly DenmanThursday, August 31, 2017 - 12:00amBasement leak are nothing new. Structural cracks, poor lot grading and drainage, melting snow and ice, burst pipes, sewer backups, and even over-full gutters and downspouts can be quick to show you trouble travels downhill. How should you handle these events and prevent unnecessary destruction? Let’s take a closer...

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