Don’t do these 3 DIY tasks

Many people enjoy DIY (Do It Yourself) tasks around the house, and with today’s easy-access to a vast array of information, these DIY tasks are often fun and rewarding. However, there are certain things that are and forever will be best left to the professionals. For the safety of you, your Don't do these 3 DIY taskshome, and your wallet, don’t try doing these three things on your own:

Electrical DIY Task

You may be able to replace a lightbulb, but any electrical work beyond that is something you should leave to an electrician. Electricity can be a very dangerous thing when not properly handled. Your home is full of wiring and electrical panels that at times will require maintenance or repair. Don’t try fixing them yourself. You are better off calling a professional for this job.

Plumbing DIY Task

Plumbing work is very high-risk. One wrong move and you could cause serious damage to your home. If you want to save money and a headache, call a plumber for any work that would require turning off the water or disconnecting any pipes.

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Carpet Cleaning DIY Task

Your carpets are constantly gathering dirt, allergens, and bacteria. Cleaning your carpets is something you should do regularly (most recommend Carpet Protectant Carpet Cleaninghaving carpets cleaned 2-3 times per year), but not something you should do on your own!

Those who clean their carpets by themselves usually end up renting a steam cleaning machine. This method, however, is hardly effective at cleaning the carpets. You’ve probably noticed this before. Here are a few reasons why calling a professional carpet cleaner is the better choice.

Steam cleaners use lots of water and soap to clean the carpet. The problem is that your carpet gets left with just that – lots of water and soapy residue. It usually takes 1-2 days for the excess moisture to dry, which can lead to the growth of mold and mildew. And all that extra soap lying around will attract more dirt and make removing stains even harder. Not only is professional cleaning more effective, it is a safer method.

Rather than simply choosing any professional carpet cleaning service, choose the company that has led the industry in Northern Illinois for years: A OK Chem-Dry in Algonquin, Illinois. Our unique carpet cleaning method is something you’ll find no place else. We use the natural Power of Carbonation in our Hot Carbonating Extraction (HCE) method, which guarantees that:

  • Your carpets will dry faster. A OK Chem-Dry uses 80% less water than steam cleaning. Your carpet will dry in a few hours, rather than  1-2 days.
  • Your carpets will be cleaner. A OK Chem-Dry’s process uses the power of millions of carbonated bubbles to dig deep into your carpet and naturally raise stains to the surface where they can be eliminated. Our solution is natural and detergent-free, which means no more dirt-attracting soapy residues left behind.
  • Your home will be healthier. Our green-certified solution, The Natural, is non-toxic and safe for your home and the environment. Chem-Dry’s process also removes 98% of allergens from carpet and upholstery and 89% of airborne bacteria. Read more in our Home Health Study!

Keep being adventurous and searching for fun DIY tasks, projects and crafts. But don’t try doing electrical work, plumbing, or carpet cleaning on your own. Those jobs are for the experts.

A OK Chem-Dry in Algonquin, Illinois is here to help you with all of your carpet and upholstery cleaning needs. Give our Hot Carbonation Extraction method a chance by scheduling an appointment today! You won’t regret it.

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