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Learn why you should skip renting a tile and grout-cleaning machine in favor of a professional tile and grout cleaning from a reputable company.

Think of grout like the sponge in your kitchen sink: it can get really gross quickly. Grout is a porous material. Over time, it absorbs debris, dirt and other materials from your home, dimming its appearance. Even if you regularly sweep and mop your floors, your grout will get dirty over time....Read more

Home fire suppression systems aren’t popular, but they should be! Learn about the pros and cons of a home fire sprinkler system for new and existing homes.

We often see fire suppression systems in commercial buildings, but fires aren’t exclusive to workplaces and stores. Why doesn’t everyone have a residential fire sprinkler system in their home?

Learn more about home fire suppression system regulations, the pros and cons of having a...Read more

There are two main types of basement waterproofing systems available today. Learn about them and some less-costly DIY approaches to consider for your basement.

Is your basement wet to the touch or does it feel damp? Do you walk downstairs to discover puddles, or flooding? Wet basements can lead to serious mold and mildew issues, not to mention structural damage. That’s why if you’ve answered “yes” to any of those questions, it’s time to look for a...Read more

How clean is your workplace? Without professional deep cleaning services, it may become a breeding ground for germs. Learn more about sanitation cleaning.

Are deep office cleaning services worth it to your business? Before you answer that, think about these questions:

  • How many hours do you and your employees spend in your office per week?
  • How many visitors come to your office each week?
  • How many people share your
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Buying a house is stressful but buying a house with underlying problems is worse. Learn about things to check and things to look for when buying a house.

In the market for a new home? Before you take out a home loan,, there’s a whole host of things to check before buying a house! Whether this is your very first home purchase or you’ve been down this road before and are looking for additional home inspection tips, this post is for you!

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Are your basement walls wet? While this isn’t uncommon, it’s a problem worth fixing! Learn how to stop water from seeping through basement walls.

Uh-oh. Did you walk downstairs to a surprise? Moisture in basements takes many forms, from a puddle of water in a corner to a dripping ceiling, but judging by appearance alone, one of the most alarming is a damp wall.

How can water possibly come through the wall into my seemingly...Read more

An underutilized basement can be a boon for storage in your home. Learn about our favorite basement storage ideas and how to organize a basement storage area.

A home with basement space to spare is a godsend when you’re looking for extra storage space. But how do you organize a basement storage area and prevent it from becoming an unruly mess? And how do you protect your favorite things from damage?

From plastic totes and shelving, to framing...Read more

We understand the importance of balancing claim / loss ratios, insurance losses and claim severity. Learn why Rainbow International is everyone’s first choice.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to our clients, and we work diligently to achieve the best possible outcome for every case – but how do we do that? By keeping claim loss ratios low.

What is a Claim Loss Ratio?

A claim loss ratio is an equation that insurers use to evaluate...Read more

Uh-oh, is your basement ceiling wet? Basement water damage can be caused by a number of problems. Learn what is causing water damage to your basement ceiling.

You head downstairs and, to your dismay, discover that your basement ceiling is wet. How did this happen? Water damage to a basement ceiling can be caused by several different issues: Pipe and appliance leaks, improper upstairs window seals, poor home exterior water drainage or a sudden spill...Read more

Do you know when to use a roof rake? Learn when to shovel your roof to prevent roof collapse and ice dams from the experts at Rainbow International.

One of the most overlooked home maintenance tasks during the winter months is clearing the snow that’s accumulated on your roof. Too much snow on your roof can cause problems that range from ice...Read more