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Maintaining Berber Carpet

Nov 25, 2020 3:32:00 PM

Berber carpet is an all-around crowd pleaser.  It has a timeless, classic look, is resilient, handles foot traffic well, and hides dirt.  Berber carpet can be a bit tricky to get really clean, however.  After all, those wool, nylon, or olefin loops for which it’s known can pull dirt and debris down deep and hold it there.  So how can you get your Berber carpet truly clean?  Our pro tips can help!

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Topics: rug cleaning, rug repair, oriental rug care, rug maintenance

7 Roof Cleaning Pro Tips

Nov 16, 2020 3:28:43 PM

The weather is beautiful year-round in Jacksonville FL, but the pine needles, oak leaves, and Spanish moss accumulate year-round too, and mildew and algae can show up on areas of your roof seemingly out of nowhere. Use our roof cleaning tips to help keep your roof clean and clear all year!

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Topics: low pressure roof cleaning Jacksonville, Roof Cleaning

Hire Pros to Disinfect

Aug 7, 2020 2:11:00 PM

The novel coronavirus Covid-19 has most of us cleaning our homes more frequently and more thoroughly than ever before.  On top of the current worries you may be feeling during this pandemic, the act of cleaning in itself can make your anxiety spike!  You might wonder if you’re using the product correctly, or if it’s safe to use around your home, or whether it truly does combat the dreaded virus…  More and more Jacksonville homeowners are calling on First Coast Home Pros to disinfect their homes and help keep the virus out.  Here’s why First Coast Home Pros is a great cleaning company to call on for cleaning and sanitizing your home:

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Topics: house cleaning services Jacksonville Florida, cleaning tips, Disinfecting house, covid cleaning, killing germs

4 Tips for Saltillo Tile

Jul 24, 2020 2:06:30 PM

Saltillo tiles are popular throughout Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra Beach, and St. Augustine homes for several reasons.  The large terra cotta tiles have a timeless aesthetic, having been used in beautiful homes for centuries.  They’re made of soft, unprocessed clay and are highly porous, which makes them comfortable to walk on, and gives them a cool feel in hot weather and warmth in winter.  However, it’s this very soft and extremely porous nature that can make them tricky to maintain.  Here are our tips for keeping Saltillo flooring clean and in great shape!

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Topics: grout and tile cleaning, Tile & Grout Cleaning

Hurricane Prep: Gutter Cleaning

Jun 17, 2020 5:32:00 PM

Hurricane season is here again and chances are you have a checklist to make sure your home and family members are ready for any big storms that come our way.  If your checklist does not include cleaning the gutters, add that to the list today! 

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Topics: hurricane preparation

3 Window Cleaning Myths

Jun 3, 2020 5:29:48 PM

Not many things can boost your mood like sparkling clean windows.  Beyond just being basic home maintenance, this chore lets the sunlight in, brightens each room, and makes your home look beautiful from the inside and the outside.  Here are the answers to some common myths and questions to help you plan the window cleaning job for your home!

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Topics: Window Cleaning, Clean Windows, window cleaning Jacksonville, Window washer, window and screen cleaning

What are the Pros and Cons of “Antibacterial” Products?

May 25, 2020 9:02:02 AM

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Topics: Gutter Cleaning, house cleaning

Upholstery Shop Demonstrates Making Cloth Face Coverings

Apr 6, 2020 6:00:00 PM

With the CDC recommending on April 3, 2020 that the general public wear cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain, The First Coast Home Pros Family of Companies' Jax Furniture Refinishing and Upholstering decided to put their upholstery shop to work during the crisis making fabric masks. This video demonstrates how to make these masks and provides some ideas for maintaining them. Please refer to the CDC's official recommendations here and here for the best information. Also note that cloth face coverings (or fabric masks) are an additional, voluntary public health measure to help slow the spread of the virus, as an additional complement to prior CDC recommendations. The First Coast Home Pros Family of Companies is sharing this video for informational purposes only and does not intend to suggest that these masks can stop COVID-19.

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Topics: covid-19, coronavirus masks

How to WIN at Spring Cleaning

Mar 21, 2020 9:54:00 AM

Spring is here and for many of us, that means it’s time to air out the house and delve into those deep cleaning tasks that have been building all year. Here are some tips to knock out your cleaning checklist, have a little fun while doing it, and generally WIN at spring cleaning!

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Topics: spring cleaning

3 Reasons Pressure Washing is Important for Your Home

Mar 13, 2020 9:52:06 AM

You run the dishwasher every evening, take your car through the car wash on the weekend, and bathe the dog once a week, to say nothing of showering every morning yourself. So why would you overlook washing the driveway, the walkway, and the outside of your house?

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Topics: pressure washing driveway Jacksonville, Pressure Washing, pressure washing tips

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