Rainbow International Blog

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

You love your animals, but you don’t relish their tell-tale scents. Luckily, there are ways you can keep your home smelling fresh without giving your furry friends the boot. Before lingering pet odors set in to your home and belongings, learn how to remove pet odors and keep them at bay with...Read more

Don’t let the stale odor of cigarette smoke contaminate your indoor air quality. Removing cigarette smoke demands patience – the acidic smoke leaves resins and tars that permeate everything in the vicinity.

The process for eliminating smoke odor in your house depends on the severity of...Read more

Grandma never got the memo – mothballs stink! Not only do they make the clothes smell, but an entire room can absorb the smell of mothballs. Even if those wool sweaters escaped unscathed from moths, no one wants to wear a stinky sweater. There is also evidence that mothballs...Read more

Moisture in your air ducts can seem harmless at first; however, if ignored it could lead to serious problems like mold or mildew growth. Moisture in your ductwork can also indicate underlying problems that need to be addressed.  

There are...Read more

Many homeowners choose a ductless HVAC system today because of their ability to provide comfortable temperatures throughout a home, and the fact there is no duct work to worry about when it comes to air leaks, cleaning, etc.  If you have this type of comfort system installed in your home, you...Read more

Air duct cleaning

Short answer: We recommend that homeowners clean their air ducts at least once every five years. However, the service frequency depends on several factors, including climate, health conditions and pets. Since you should be replacing your HVAC air filters every two to three months anyway, this is...Read more

Suffering from allergies or asthma? Mold, dust, pollen and other allergens can build up in your HVAC system over time – just like they do on other surfaces in your home. Lurking within the ductwork, these contaminants are distributed, returning no matter how much you vacuum or dust. Fortunately...Read more

Fireplace flare-up? Kitchen catastrophe? Grill gone wild? Unsightly smoke damage and soot can be tough to tackle, forming lasting stains if left untreated­­. Let the IICRC-certified experts at Rainbow International help. From interior fireplace surrounds to exterior walls, learn how to clean...Read more