Once you start going his office for treatment, you too will feel good! Office is always clean and professional. I highly recommend PIHELP - Car Accident Injury & Personal Injury Chiropractic Clinic San Antonio TX and the rest of the staff are great too!
We have had our pool for just over 3 years now and we are still as happy with it and Keith Zars Pools as the day we signed our contract. The design and build phase went smoothly and on the time line that they laid out for us. During the build, we had no "surprises" (extra costs, delays....). …
Top Notch ContractorJob was on time, stayed within our budget and always returned our calls promptly. They went over and beyond our expectations. We recommend RB Keith Construction and will be using them again soon.
1314 E Sonterra Blvd Ste 401San Antonio, TX 78258
From Business: The advisor listed is an Ameriprise financial advisor in San Antonio. Comments are not verified, may not be accurate and are not necessarily representative of the experiences of the advisor's clients. I help my clients achieve their dreams for today, tomorrow, and well into the future - using our exclusive Confident Retire…
5505 Kaepa CtSan Antonio, TX 78218
From Business: Ben E. Keith Company, established in 1906, is a distributor of food service products. The company also distributes specialty beers from Anheuser-Busch alliance brands, including products from Green Valley Brewing Company, Grolsch, Kirin, Redhook and Tiger. Its independent food division offers more than 20,000 products, suc…
The two guys who came out to supposedly clean my tile and grout did not have my service request/quote that I filled out online and told me the job would cost $1,250 more than what I was quoted. They were pushing other products and services and were acting suspicious the entire time. I told them that this felt like a bait-and-switch and they got defensive. I sent them away without buying anything. BEWARE OF STANLEY STEEMER!
I am a subcontractor who did some work for him and was never paid. He owes my company over $1000 dollars. I basically did the work for him at cost in order to build a relationship and hopefully get more business but he took advantage of us. This has been going on now for over a year, and of course, John never returns calls and now I believe his number has changed. Stay away from these guys.
Very good clinic.The doctor , therapist and front office workers are very respectable and confidential about your personal info... I RECONMEND
My wife and I just went for the first time and he took us both at the same time. He makes you feel comfortable and you can tell he knows his stuff. My body feels great and it defaults to good posture now. High Recommend PIHELP - Car Accident Injury & Personal Injury Chiropractic Clinic San Antonio TX!!!
This is a good health center with a best staff! If you're looking for Accident & injury Chiropractic - this is the place to go. Highly Recommend PIHELP - Car Accident Injury & Personal Injury Chiropractic Clinic San Antonio TX!!!
first time movers to san Antonio and needed mattress cleaned everything went smooth service technician Dom Klima even helped us take the mattress down and educated us in how to keep it clean will definitely repeat service.
My mother and I have used Primo Painting for various jobs around the house. They are prompt and professional. Will be using them again in the future for home repairs.
I definitely would NOT recommend them, save yourself the time and the stress. I recently received my items after a disastrous fire that left smoke damage on all my furniture, dishes, bathroom items, etc and the customer service and professionalism was highly lacking. Yes, they held our stuff for a year and didn't charge but we paid $11,000 for them to have lost or thrown away items without telling us and got many items returned that were still BLACK with soot. Storage for a year would have been $3,000 and would have been cheaper. After wiping them down once with water I cleaned them. It's terrible to be charged for items they lost, never cleaned, and broke (they have broken my tables and smashed some of my photos and mirrors). It's been over a week now and I still haven't had some of my stuff returned and no one has followed up with me regarding them. The customer service is just pitiful and I was in shock to hear the owner David yell at my mother when she was just trying to locate our missing items. In addition, I received other customers' paperwork including healthcare documents and checks with personal information mixed in my things and they didn't care! I was thoroughly disappointed.
Most awful experience. He claims to have 25 years experience in painting but he doesn't do the work. He hired a man who told us that he just met Buddy and that he was instructed to just spray the house with paint. No rolling. This guy sprayed all of our windows too. My husband called him and Buddy said he would fix it . Days later I showed up to the house and there was a man and a woman painting. The lady said she had just been hired by Buddy at a bar, which Buddy admitted. My four year old stays inside the lines better than the people he hires. My windows had paint all over the trim. They are aluminum and black but now have white all over the frames. I called him to discuss and he said his solution was to take a brillo pad to them. He then started yelling at me. He doesn't do the painting himself he contracts it out to day laborers. The guy he hired was spray painting the trim outside with dust flying around and Buddy said it was ok. I told him to stop doing work on the house. I didn't want him or whomever he decides to hire for the day at my home. We paid $13,000 for our windows and they are ruined. We now have to be all new trim for the house. They got paint all over the new tile that was just installed. He said that he was not going to tolerate me telling him how to do his job. He said he didn't have to talk to me and he would call my husband and then he hung up on me. I texted him because he wouldn't answer my call after that and told him he was fired. He said he was going to put a lien on my house for double the price. Then he said the cameras watching my house don't do anything to him. He went on to say that his high school friends are attorneys and it won't cost him anything to to sue us. He's unprofessional, rude and lacks common human decency. Do not hire HLM Painting of Texas. You won't be hiring Buddy Morris. You'll be hiring people who have never painted before. People who are strangers to even him.
Mistakes happen, and when it comes to owning a carpet or rug, mistakes usually mean stains. The plush softness of carpet and rugs comes with a price: the time and care required to clean them. Cleaning your carpet or rugs can require some extra work and special techniques that differ from typical hardwood or tile floors. In some cases, you may even need to hire a professional to get the best results.
For minor stains or routine cleaning, it's possible to effectively treat a carpet or rug yourself. If a thorough vacuuming doesn't get rid of dirt in certain areas, here's how to tackle them on your own.
A number of liquids can stain carpet or rug materials, including wine, coffee, nail polish, or blood, to name a few. Depending on what caused the stain, the carpet or rug's material, and how long it's been there, you may need to use different techniques or cleaning supplies to get rid of it. In general, though, keep the following ground rules in mind for stain removal:
- Apply a cleaning solvent directly on the stain, if needed, and allow it to soak in for a few seconds.
- Use a damp cloth to blot the spot. Don't scrub or apply too much pressure, as this might only further embed the stain into the carpet or rug.
- Rinse the cloth and continue blotting until the stain is removed.
Take these steps to remove a stain as soon as possible to prevent drying.
Some stains may come out with little more than water or a mild soap. More serious stains may require a solvent to make removal easier. The best solvent to use depends on what caused the stain.
-Water-soluble stains: These include berries, cola, food dye, jelly, mud, washable ink, or wet paint. Mix a solution of 1/4-teaspoon nonbleach detergent (or white vinegar) with 32 ounces of water.
-Dark water-soluble stains: Chocolate, coffee, mustard, tea, wine, and bodily fluids often stain much more readily than other water-soluble materials and need a different solvent. Use 1 tablespoon of ammonia mixed in 1 cup of water first. If this doesn't work, try combining one part chlorine bleach with five parts water. These solvents may remove color from certain fabrics like wool, so check with the manufacturer for the best cleaning method.
-Oils and waxes: This would include glue, gum, nail polish, and cigarette residue. The best way to clean each of these varies - some may need to be simply scraped off or, if possible, frozen to make it brittle and then chipped away. Most glue can be dissolved and removed using a solvent like rubbing alcohol. Nail polish may also be dissolved using rubbing alcohol or with nail polish remover containing acetone.
Why You Should Hire a Carpet Cleaner Service
Unfortunately, some stains may prove difficult to remove using household products. In any case, vacuuming and spot cleaning may not be enough to get your carpet or rug looking like new again. That's why many homeowners opt to hire a professional carpet cleaning service on a regular basis, around once every 12 to 18 months.
When it comes to heavy-duty carpet cleaning, you have many options to pick from. The two most common methods for cleaning carpets are steam cleaning and dry cleaning.
Steam Cleaning Carpets
Steam cleaning is a common method for professional carpet cleaning, but the name is somewhat misleading. Steam-cleaning services use machines that utilize hot (but not boiling) water in combination with a vacuum. The water is heated inside the machine and sometimes mixed with detergent before being sprayed directly onto the carpet. At the same time, a vacuum sucks up the water almost immediately after hitting the fabric. The hot water extracts far more dirt and stains than would be possible by hand.
Cleaning machines using hot water extraction can be purchased or rented for home use, but they aren't always as powerful as what professional cleaning services use. Improperly drying the carpet may also cause bacteria or mold growth. Professional cleaners also employ a number of other methods to pre-treat the carpet and ensure adequate drying. For these reasons, professional carpet cleaning may be preferable to do-it-yourself methods.
Carpets or rugs can also be thoroughly cleaned using a dry-cleaning method. As the name suggests, there is much less water involved in dry cleaning, which means the carpet can be ready to use in less time. Using powerful solvents to break down dirt and stains, dry cleaning puts less physical stress on the carpet, and thus might be better in the long run. However, dry cleaning is usually more expensive than hot-water cleaning services. In addition, the chemicals used to dry clean carpets might irritate pets, people with sensitive skin, or anyone sensitive to strong odors.
What to Ask a Professional Service
Before choosing a professional carpet cleaning service, make sure you will be getting what you paid for by asking the right questions and doing your homework.
Decide Which Method to Use
Again, there are pros and cons involved in using a hot-water-based cleaning service or dry cleaning. Take into consideration not only cost, but how long the process will take from start to finish, including drying time. Also take note of the material your carpet is made from, and consult the manufacturer if possible to learn about the best ways to clean it. If you or your family is sensitive to any chemicals, be sure to keep this in mind and ask about what chemicals are used.
Research Online or in Person
You can find reviews of most professional carpet-cleaning services online, as well as information about a company's specific process, the chemicals used, and cost. It's also wise to ask friends and family members about services they've used in the past to get a recommendation. Don't always go with the service offering the lowest price, or hire a service who advertises door-to-door or over the phone, unless you have done thorough research on them.
Ask About Employees and Services Offered
Carpet cleaning services will be entering your home, potentially while you aren't there, so you want to feel comfortable with the business you trust with this responsibility. Ask if the company conducts background checks on employees, as well as if they are insured in your state. Without liability insurance, a mistake that results in damage to your home or furniture may be your responsibility to pay for.
Getting a Quote
If you've found a carpet-cleaning service you can trust, ask to get a quote. This may involve specifying exactly what services you would like performed, as well as the size of your home's carpeted area. Make sure you understand exactly what is included in a quoted price. Some businesses may charge extra to move furniture, clean stairs, or use special treatment methods. It's also common for businesses to sell customers on products and services they don't need. Don't hesitate to ask questions if any detail about the quote is unclear.
Choosing a Carpet Cleaner
If you instead want to rent or buy a carpet-cleaning machine to use yourself, you have many options to pick from.
Since heavy-duty carpet cleaning isn't a frequent activity for most homeowners, many choose to simply rent one of these machines. Of course, renting is usually much cheaper than owning a machine or hiring a service, which is the biggest advantage in this situation. But not all rental units perform equally, and some might require extra drying time or the use of special solvents that will cost more. There's also the time and effort that goes into carpet cleaning - renting a unit means you must also move furniture yourself and pay close attention to ensure you're operating the unit correctly. Making a mistake could mean damaging your carpet or the unit itself. Also, improperly drying carpet could allow harmful bacteria and mold to grow. Before renting a carpet cleaner, make sure you're up for the task at hand.
Owning Your Own
Homeowners can purchase carpet cleaners ranging from compact units to full-size industrial-strength machines. Besides price, take note of the features of a unit and compare them to what you most need from a carpet cleaner. Some models specialize in removing allergens from pet hair, while others may work better on tough stains, for example. Another key consideration: Make sure you have room for it. Some carpet cleaners can be bulky and require ample storage space.
Other features you may want to look for in a cleaning unit include:
- Attachments: Some models include special attachments that work on upholstery, stairs, bare floors, or small spaces.
- Brushes: Some units may not use a brush to agitate the carpet, while others might use a stationary one or multiple actuating brushes.
- Hose length: Bigger machines can be hard to maneuver around a room. Having a detachable hose of considerable length can make it easier to clean open spaces as well as more cramped areas.
Make the right choice in carpet cleaners by considering all the options available to you and how they fit into your needs and budget.