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So, you've been told your deck stairs have succumbed to dry rot, but what is dry rot? Learn what causes dry rot and how to identify dry rot vs. wet rot.

Does your home have dry rot? Would you know if it did?

Dry rot can happen in any climate to any type of wood, and it can ruin the structure, whether it occurs inside or outside. Some of the most common places to find dry rot are attics, windowsills, steps, decks, eaves, fencing, under...Read more

Need to know how to get rid of mold in your attic? Attic mold removal is not a DIY project. Learn why mold should always be professionally removed.

Could you have mold in your attic? If you haven’t been up there to look, you might suspect an issue because of physical symptoms that can feel like annoying allergies such as itchy eyes, runny nose, coughing, wheezing, sore throat and even nosebleeds, headaches and fatigue. If you’ve had any of...Read more

Do you know what to do if you have bed bugs? Rainbow International will show you how to check for bed bugs in your home and how to get rid of them.

Do you think you have bed bugs? Instead of running from your home screaming, follow these steps to confirm an infestation, get rid of the insects and prevent future problems. 

How Do You Check for Bed Bugs?

First, make sure that the signs you’re seeing really indicate a bed bug...Read more

Wondering how to clean a microfiber couch at your home or office? Read on to learn the best way to clean a microfiber couch or other microfiber furniture.

Developed in the 1950s and refined until its widespread adoption in the 1990s, microfiber fabric is soft and durable and has a wide array of uses. Because microfiber is densely packed, it’s more resistant to soiling and staining than other fabrics – but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t require care...Read more

Wondering why you keep finding earwigs in your home? Learn where earwigs live and how to get rid of earwigs once and for all, with Rainbow International.

Finding an earwig in your home – or even in your yard – can be alarming, but Rainbow International is here to help! Read on to learn why earwigs take up residence inside or outside your home, and how to make your home and yard less hospitable to these creepy crawly creatures. 

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Does homeowners insurance cover hurricane damage? Learn how to protect your home and family after a storm with the right insurance policies.

Unfortunately, there is no such thing as “hurricane insurance,” and most insurance doesn’t cover hurricane damage, so we’re here to share the best ways to make sure any hurricane damage sustained to your home or business is covered.

Read on to learn more about the basic policy...Read more

Have moisture or water seeping through concrete floors on your property? Learn how to seal a concrete floor from moisture with help from Rainbow International.

Have you noticed water seeping through concrete floors in your home? Is your garage or basement floor damp? If so, the concrete foundation of your home or garage may be in danger. The good news? Preventing damage could be as simple as sealing your floors.

Read on to learn how to seal...Read more

Silverfish are a type of small, nocturnal insect. These pests are annoying and can be destructive. Learn how to get rid of silverfish and prevent their return.

Silverfish are a type of very small, nocturnal insect. They are normally darker in color, ranging from silver to dark gray and blue. They have legs, antennae and a fishlike tail. So, what happens when you find these insects inside your home?

Fortunately, silverfish can’t threaten your...Read more

Cleaning furniture after a fire can be a daunting task. Learn how to clean furniture after a fire and why this is a job best left to the professionals.

Cleaning furniture after a fire is an overwhelming task. Where do you even start? What services do you trust with experts, and which can you handle on your own? One of the most unexpected items that could end up impacting your health is fire-damaged furniture that was improperly cleaned or...Read more

How often should you clean your chimney? Read on to learn about chimney sweeping and the importance of chimney cleaning.

Having a fireplace or woodstove adds comfort and warmth to your home, especially during colder months. If you are regularly burning wood, it is absolutely vital to engage in chimney cleaning. But how often should you be cleaning and why is it so important?

Read on to learn how to keep...Read more