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COIT is the industry leader in carpet cleaning and we have shared a wealth of information on how to clean and maintain the integrity of your home’s carpet. Our 60 years of service have also shown us how to clean hardwood floors, which is the alternative to carpets. Cleaning hardwood floors can be a challenge and the amount of stress we put our floors on a daily basis can...
Winter means cold weathers and cold weathers are accompanied by snow, rain, and hard winds. If you live in the Midwest you have a lot to do before your home is ready for the climates that are to come, these maintenance items are required to keeping your home intact. If you live in homes where the climates are less drastic, these maintenance tips are still important to do...
Thanksgiving is around the corner and nothing sets the tone for a Thanksgiving dinner better than a well-set table. Setting up a Thanksgiving table does not require a lot of money. All you really need is some creativity and an eye for festive holiday colors. When you are setting the table for the whole family, think about each individual joining you at that table, and...
Cranberry sauce is the staple to have to make any Thanksgiving dinner a bonafide feast and a necessity for making meats absolutely perfect for the holiday seasons. But what happens when the cranberry sauce gets all over your dining room chairs and your tablecloth. What is always evident during any family dinner is a mess happening somewhere around the dining room table....
A phrase that is uttered all too frequently in our current times is never more true than during the fall months. That phrase is: “winter is coming.” Winter is coming folks, meaning the weather will be colder and you will be more inclined to stay inside and entertain inside. Your home will be vulnerable to more messes and that is why it is important to maintain a steady...
There is nothing better than coming home and breathing in the sweet freshness that only comes from a great smelling room. When your home is in order, it delivers a small sense of peace that everyone can enjoy. COIT understands the importance of a great smelling home and the positive effects something so small can have on our daily lives and our wellbeing.  So, today,...
COIT Carpet Cleaning here, to help you tackle one of the most difficult stains you are sure to encounter this Fall. Halloween is quickly approaching and we know that your home is sure to expect a few fallen pieces or leftover candy lying around causing a mess in your home. Having candy stains can be a nuisance, especially if the stains' sugar attracts unwanted ants or...
Halloween is quickly approaching and COIT is very happy to share our favorite Do-It-Yourself Halloween costumes to help get those creative juices flowing! We have scoped out creative costumes from around the globe and we believe these costume ideas are absolutely adorable and have that spark of creativity that makes Halloween so fun. Everyone here at COIT wants to wish...
Halloween is coming soon and we all know what that means, spooky ghosts, fun costumes, decorations, jack-o-lanterns, but most importantly for a child – CANDY! Parents understand what October means for their home; it means at the end of the month their child is going to come home with a bucket or two full of candy. Taking your child to go trick or treating every year is a...
Carpet rippling is not uncommon and the number one cause of carpets bubbling or buckling is an improper installation. COIT will cover 6 reasons to why your carpet may be experiencing a rippling, bubbling or buckling effect. #1 Cause of Carpet Rippling – Improper Installation It is unfortunate to entrust a specialist to install our carpets, but end up having to call the...