Rainbow International Blog

Not all hope is lost when electronics get water damage. Learn what to do when your electronics take a dunk, as well as what not to do and how to dry them out.

Did your phone take a dunk? Don’t worry; not all hope is lost. You may be surprised by how well water-soaked electronics can come back to life. Success rates vary, depending on how long the device was submerged. The sooner you act, the better chance the device has to be...Read more

When a pipe bursts or a toilet overflows, quickly using your home’s water shut-off valve significantly reduces water damage. The locations of your water shut-off valves vary depending on your geographical location, water source and type of residence. Grab a flashlight, and use these tips to find your water shut-off valves.

It’s important to know where your main water shut-off valve is in case of an emergency. Hopefully, you’re not reading this while your bathroom fills up with water. (Scroll down if you are.) If a pipe bursts or a toilet overflows, shutting off the water can significantly...Read more

Cigarette smoke isn’t just bad for your lungs. It can cause tar and nicotine stains on walls and just about anything it comes into prolonged contact with. Tar and nicotine stains hold the stale odor of cigarettes, so cleaning them is the most effective way to get rid of cigarette smoke smell in...Read more

If you park your car in the garage, chances are you’ll notice oil stains start to develop as time goes by, especially if you drive an older vehicle. Many homeowners wish to maintain a clean garage floor and avoid tracking toxins from spilled oil into the house.

It’s not impossible to...Read more

Does your grout remain dirty no matter how much you scrub those tile floors or shower walls? Not all hope is lost. The best way to clean tile grout is the same way the professionals do – with a grout-cleaning machine that uses hot steam. Rainbow International uses state-of-the-art grout-cleaning...Read more

Gas grills are a popular summertime appliance used to serve up backyard BBQs. If yours has accumulated a layer of grime over the past few cookouts, it’s time to clean your gas grill and restore it to like-new condition. It’s easier than you think.

Supplies to Clean a BBQ Grill...Read more

We never give it much thought, but batteries are a big part of our lives considering they're used to power flashlights, remotes, laptops, mobile devices, smoke alarms, cars and countless other things used in our daily lives.  Be honest; the last time you gave a battery any thought was probably...Read more

Drapes and curtains help tie a room together and add a nice decorative touch. However, over time they accumulate dirt and dust, which can degrade the quality and look of the fabric. Dirty drapes and curtains can also negatively affect your indoor air quality. Regular drape...Read more

Over time, furnishings designed to be used outdoors can become stained or mildewed.  At Rainbow International® we know your outdoor spaces are important, especially during spring and summer months when you enjoy outdoor barbecues or cookouts with friends and family!  When you're ready to give...Read more

Ever wonder what all those symbols on fabric and upholstery tags mean? When you have to remove stains or routine-clean your upholstery, fabric cleaning codes provide valuable advice. However, not everyone is well versed in laundry hieroglyphics, which is why Rainbow...Read more