COIT Blog, Helping at Home

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How to Choose a Quality Air Duct Cleaning Service
By making the wise decision to hire an air duct cleaning service, you’re already thinking ahead about the future health of everyone who breathes air inside your home. As you begin your search, there is one factor that can be a little intimidating: figuring out how to choose a quality air duct cleaning service. It can be hard to tell whether a company has what you need:...
The Worst Cleaning Advice We’ve Ever Heard
The internet is an incredible tool, but unfortunately, loaded with false information and terrible advice. Cleaning is no exception. Before you try a cleaning process, watch out for some of the worst cleaning advice we have ever heard:  Use White Vinegar to Clean Stone – NOPE! Think you should use white vinegar to clean your granite countertops? Don’t do it. This is not...
If You Clean All of Your Home's Natural Stone Surfaces the Same Way, You Could Be Doing More Harm Than Good!
Many people do not understand that each type of stone requires specific cleaning products and methods, and using the wrong cleaner can damage counters, floors, or other stone features. If you use the same method to clean all the stone in your home, you can live to regret it. Find out about the RIGHT way to clean each type of stone surface from the COIT team of stone...
The Perfect Mother's Day Surprise
It is always fun to come up with a new way to let your mother know you appreciate her on her special day. We know of a gift that we guarantee will bring a smile to her face – a clean home, without her lifting a finger! At COIT, we can help with the entire home and leave everything gleaming, spotless, and professionally deep-cleaned. We offer 9 good reasons why this would...
A classic family Easter celebration involves a tasty brunch, followed by an Easter egg hunt – and the family tradition of dyeing Easter eggs. The problem lies in the egg dye – it gets everywhere, no matter if it is commercial or a more natural batch of dye you created at home. Whether dyes are chemical or from natural sources, if spilled, you can expect to be dealing with...
12 Tips You Should Know as You Tackle Spring Cleaning
Spring cleaning is an age-old tradition and makes good sense. After the long winter months with the majority of time spent indoors, your home will accumulate more dirt, dust, and clutter. Ready to undertake a thorough spring cleaning? Here are 12 tips that will make the job faster, smoother, and more efficient: 1. A Fresh Home: It Starts with Clean Indoor Air. The air...
14 Common Misconceptions About Stain Removal
Stains. We hate them. Most people have tried one or more stain removing techniques, often with limited results, or have tried products that made the problem worse. It is important if you are a do-it-yourselfer that you handle carpet and upholstery stains correctly. At COIT, we want to warn you about the most common misconceptions about stain removal for carpet and...
20 Reasons Why a Professional Cleaning Service Can Clean What You Can’t
No matter how hard you scrub, mop, vacuum, or dust and how many special cleaning products you use, dirt, dust, stains, allergens, and contaminants remain hidden in fibers and imbedded in cracks, seams, and corners. At COIT, we take home cleaning to whole new level and have developed special processes to help homeowners achieve the ultimate in clean. How are we able to do...
A Valentine's Day Gesture She'll Never Forget
It takes plenty of daily housework to keep your home looking fresh, clean, and tidy. While a spotless home takes time to maintain, no matter how carefully it is cleaned, eventually dust and dirt begin to settle on blinds, drapes, carpets, and hidden in the hard-to-reach nooks and crannies. Can you imagine how much your partner would appreciate returning from Valentine’s...
10 Benefits Of A Professional, Commercial Cleaning Service & Why Every Business Needs One
Americans spend most of their waking hours at work. While many businesses use a cleaning service, the actual cleaning performed is often minimal, with a quick vacuum and emptying of trash. Deeper dirt, dust, allergens, and pathogens remain in carpets, on blinds, and deep within the upholstery of office furniture. Read about the ten benefits of a professional commercial...