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 carpets.... 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


#ChampionMom - Winter is Tough - Here's How Your Family Can Give Back

By: christineh Tuesday January 22, 2019 comments

#ChampionMom - Winter is Tough - Here's How Your Family Can Give Back

Winter weather can be very brutal, especially here in Colorado. But if you are homeless or economically disadvantaged, its even more dangerous and difficult. This winter, you and your family can give back to the local community by helping a variety of charities. By doing this, you will bring some warmth and love to others in the community. Sock It To Em Sock Campaign You and your family can become sock ambassadors! Do this by collecting and gathering socks to be distributed to the homeless and agencies that care for... Read More


Does Your Business Suffer from Dirty Tiles Syndrome?

By: christineh Tuesday January 15, 2019 comments

Does Your Business Suffer from Dirty Tiles Syndrome?

When you walk into a business for the first time, you begin to judge it based on its appearance. If a business begins to look dirty and worn-down, then people will think that the employees and owner arent professional and dont take pride in their work. One of the biggest offenders is a tile floor. Since the flooring takes up so much space, its hard to hide if it gets dirty and grimy. If your business is suffering from dirty tiles syndrome, heres what you can do to improve its look: Basic Tools for the Best Clean To properly... Read More


#ChampionMom - Fun Things to Do with Your Family in Denver This January

By: christineh Tuesday January 8, 2019 comments

#ChampionMom - Fun Things to Do with Your Family in Denver This January

January is here and the weather, as always, is getting kind of rough here in Denver. Chances are, you may already be dealing with cabin fever. Being holed up with the kids can be challenging after a bit - you need something to do to keep them active. If youre already sick of hearing, Mom, Im bored, theres still hope. Heres a run-down on some fun things to do in Denver in January: National Western Stock Show - For a traditional western family outing, check out this rodeo competition that runs from January 12 to 27. Besides... Read More


Could There Be Mold in Your Carpets?

By: christineh Tuesday January 1, 2019 comments

Could There Be Mold in Your Carpets?

If you are a homeowner, there are probably a few things that make you terrifiedtermites, roof leaks, and burst pipes being among them. But one other thing that can be quite scary is the existence of mold in your home, be it in the air ducts, walls, or carpeting. Mold can produce allergens that trigger breathing problems, skin irritations, and sinus problems including a runny nose and watery eyes. Carpet is especially susceptible because it can absorb moisture, a breeding ground for mold. How do you tell if you have mold in your... Read More





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