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text 2023-04-24 03:45
How to Clean Mould from Your Air Conditioning Unit

 

 

Mould can be a severe issue in warm and moist areas that don’t get plenty of light. Unfortunately, your air conditioner may be an area where mould growth could pop up if you’re not maintaining it. Organic matter such as airborne dirt and dust may build up in the filter, giving mould plenty of nutrients to grow. You can prevent this by cleaning or replacing the filter regularly.

 

Common Signs of Mould in Your Air Conditioner

 

There are a few signs you can look for when it comes to mould growth in the air conditioner. One of the most obvious signs is that a musty scent fills the air when you turn on the air conditioner. The odour comes from mildew inside, as the scent can be limited to a single room for window-mounted, freestanding or wall-mounted air conditioners. Still, it may also fill your home if you have mould buildup in the central AC unit.

 

You may also notice larger mould patches, such as green-black or fuzzy black particles, which clearly indicate mould. Mould may also come in white, pink, yellow, orange, green and brown, but black is the most common colour.

 

How to Check for Mould in Your Air Conditioner

 

If that lingering musty smell is an obvious sign of mould, you should check the air conditioner to see if you have that problem. That means inspecting the smaller, mounted or freestanding unit by unplugging it and removing the front or back grill to reach the filter.

 

You should pull the filter out and check it for brown, green or black spots and stains with a fuzzy look. If the filter lacks any signs of mould, you should get a flashlight and inspect the inside of the unit, as mildew can produce a powdery grey or white stain.

 

If you have a central AC unit, this is a more difficult process, as the unit is largely hard to access. You can use a flashlight to check the supply vents, air ducts, exterior AC unit or fan for any signs of mould, but for a deeper look, you will need to hire a professional HVAC maintenance company.

 

What to Do If You Have Mould in Your Air Conditioner

 

Finding mould in the air conditioner is an issue you need to handle right away. If the mould heavily infests your small air conditioner, it’s best to replace the unit with a new one since there is a high chance the mould will keep living inside the appliance in hard-to-reach places. If the mould is fairly light, then you may be able to get rid of it before it spreads all over.

 

Take it outside, then open it and remove the filter. You can replace the old filter or wash it with a mix of bleach and water in a 1:10 ratio, letting it soak for about ten minutes and killing off the mould. You should wear safety glasses, a face mask and gloves when you take the unit to a place where you can clean it without spreading mould spores.

 

Rinse the filter and allow it to air dry. While it dries, you should work on deep cleaning all affected surfaces of the air conditioner with a solution of bleach and water. Rinse off the AC unit, but be extra careful with the electrical components and let them dry before reinstalling the filter.

 

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text 2023-02-23 18:15
Book Blast and Giveaway: Family Gatherings at Promise Lodge by Charlotte Hubbard

[Because facebook has very unfairly blocked my blog, Punya Reviews..., from being promoted on their platform, I'm using booklikes as a "gateway" of sorts so I have a link to promote. It's been over a year but I tried for the first 4 months to reach them through any means I could find but without any luck whatsoever. Doesn't look like I'll get the block removed anytime soon, if ever. More on what happened can be found here.]

 

LINK to my book blast post for Family Gatherings at Promise Lodge on Punya Reviews...:

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text 2022-12-15 17:00
Book Blast and Giveaway: The Doc's Holiday Homecoming by Virginia McCullough

[Because facebook has very unfairly blocked my blog, Punya Reviews..., from being promoted on their platform, I'm using booklikes as a "gateway" of sorts so I have a link to promote. It's been over a year but I tried for the first 4 months to reach them through any means I could find but without any luck whatsoever. Doesn't look like I'll get the block removed anytime soon, if ever. More on what happened can be found here.]

 

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text 2022-08-17 05:26
Here is How You Can Clean with Your Children

 

 

You can follow the tips to clean with your children. in this article if you want to keep a clean and organised house with your children. All of us like a tidy home and despise account Express. Therefore, you may want to go for a system that allows you to cut down on clutter. This article will discuss a few tips to help you clean your house with children. Let's get started.

Declutter

 

First of all, you need to take some preventive measures. One of the most common preventative measures is to declutter your house. You can do so in more than one way. For example, you can donate things that you don't need anymore. Apart from this, you can recycle art drawings and projects.

 

DIY ideas to eliminate items you don't find helpful anymore. You may also ask your kids to donate or give away toys they don't need anymore.

Schedule Cleaning

 

There should be separate cleaning schedules for your bathroom, kitchen and other house areas. It is a good idea to create a cleaning routine. For example, you may ask your family members, especially kids, to wipe down the counters and tables and throw away all the four leftovers. You may also teach them to vacuum the floor.

 

On the other hand, deep cleaning should be done every week. For example, you can deep clean your house every Sunday. You can get help from your kids with these cleaning tasks.

 

Create Little Habits

 

If you follow some small cleaning habits, they can create a ripple effect. For instance, you can make your bed and ask your kids to make their bed. Once you have made your bed, you will find it easier to take care of other cleaning tasks. Similarly, if your children make their beds, they will be less likely to make a mess.

 

If you follow these little habits, you can make a significant difference in keeping your house clean.

 

Tidying Is Different Than Cleaning

 

You may create a specific schedule for tidying your house. For example, you may encourage your kids to clean their playroom before they take their dinner. This is essential if you want your kids to self-regulate. This approach will also encourage your kids to take care of their cleaning tasks individually instead of doing 10 cleaning tasks simultaneously. 

 

You may also organise other things at the end of the week. For example, you may organise articles of clothing, stray toys, letters, and school papers, to name a few.

 

Set an approach

 

It is not a good idea to place too many items in the same place as it will make you feel overwhelmed when cleaning. Also, you will lose the motivation to clean your house if there is too much stuff to handle. So there should be a specific spot for each type of item. Following this approach, you can clean everything and replace it in the designated place.

 

Similarly, you can teach your kids to replace items in their specific spot after using them. In other words, you should choose a place for everything in your home and let your kids know about it.

 

Keep A Donation Bin

 

Maintaining a donation bin for the items you want to donate is a good idea. For example, you can make this bin out of big cardboard and put it in your garage. Then you can set a specific schedule to review the items in the donation bin so you can take them to the nearby donation centre.

 

This approach is simple and helps remove clutter from your house. In other words, you may want to limit the items you don't need anymore, as they will create a pile of clutter in your home.

 

Get your Kids Involved

 

You may create a list of age-appropriate tasks to get your kids involved in cleaning your house. For example, if you have 4-year-old kids in your home, you can ask them to wipe down counter tables, set dinner tables, clean and collect their toys, and unload the dishwasher. Similarly, your 7-year-old kids can take out the trash, and collect bath mats and towels to wash, vacuum, and wipe down bathroom toilets and counters. Then, you can engage your kids again at the end of the week.

 

So, you can follow these tips to clean with your kids. But if you are too busy, you can hire a service provider, such as All Services in One.

 

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text 2022-07-15 03:46
6 Ways To Maintain A Clean Server Room

 

 

How often should you clean the server room? As a place that stores tons of important data, it is usually the least accessible place in the company. But this doesn’t mean it has to be dirty.

This is an often-neglected topic yet one of the recurring questions we get. So, we decided to address it for those concerned. While the server room is most likely the least accessible – for good reasons – it is important to understand it is still part of the office and it deserves to be kept as clean as any other room in the building.

That said, it is important to emphasise the need to hire specialists for this task. Whether you are good at cleaning your desk or your home, you will quickly find that cleaning a server room is very different. This has got to be one of the most important rooms in any business, therefore, it should be treated as such. We recommend hiring only professionals who possess the required know-how and equipment whenever you decide to clean the server room.

In addition to the occasional pro cleaning, check out the 5 Ways To Maintain A Clean Server Room. This will ensure the room is safe for your data and the employees working there.

 

Make it only accessible to trained personnel

First things first, the data server area should be accessible to authorised workers only. Additionally, the workers cleaning beneath the raised floor must be adequately trained and reminded that they should be cautious when cleaning near power transmission and distribution cables. This is because touching or pushing on these cables can cause a meltdown, necessitating the use of power cleaning equipment on raised floor tiles.
In the meantime, make sure that cleaning equipment is properly plugged into the allocated maintenance service wall sockets.

Keep the dirt out

To maintain a clean server room, you may want to install sticky carpets throughout the entrance and exit points to the raised floor to remove debris from the footwear of people going in and out. In the same way, every piece of cleaning equipment and accessories inside the data server room ought to be checked to be non-conductive.

Get a temporary spot

Designate a temporary location near the data server room for unloading and rearranging new or additional hardware rather than inside the data server room to avoid pollutants settling inside the underfloor plenum. A recently created or heavily used data server room, on the other hand, might as well be cleaned more frequently.

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Maintain good ventilation

Most server rooms are built with good ventilation systems, however, it's still a good idea to refresh your data server room regularly. In addition to that, be sure to vacuum the floor before mopping it with a not-too-wet mop. When cleaning vented hardware surfaces, avoid using a dry mop since it can drive dirt further into small openings and impede airflow, thus denying important electrical equipment essential airflow.

Get a construction room, if you need one

We advise against constructing power whips on anything that looks like a data server's raised floor. To keep a clean server room, you should consider setting aside a distinct area for construction or purchasing readymade power whips. Furthermore, it is important to avoid removing several floor tiles at once while cleaning beneath a raised floor because this can reduce the internal pressure beneath the raised floor. Needless to say that this is dangerous as it could cause the hardware to overheat in other parts of the data server’s raised flooring.

No food allowed

Neither quick snacks nor drinks should be permitted inside the data server room. This will go a long way to reduce the amount of dirt in the room. If you must clean, be sure to use only endorsed cleaning products. Consult a professional.

As an important part of the company, maintaining a clean server room should be handled with care. Although less accessible, dirt does accumulate in server rooms and poses harm to the data and employees working there. It is important to consult a specialist to help protect your server room.

© FastKlean

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