Lisa Pulice

Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS: 1264067 | AZ BK #0906939

Better Left To The Professionals

Even if you're someone who cleans your home daily, some jobs require the skills and tools of an expert. So whether it requires tall ladders, inspecting ductwork, or just needing a deep cleaning with a high-powered carpet cleaner, here are three cleaning jobs left to the professionals.

  1. Chimneys - It is recommended that you clean your chimney once a year before winter, and the process often requires climbing on the roof. If cleaned improperly, it could lead to smoke buildup, hazardous fumes, or even a fire if left untreated for a long enough time. Seeking a professional can be crucial to getting this done correctly.

  2. Mold - If not handled correctly, mold can be hazardous to clean. A professional will not only have the equipment and expertise to get rid of the mold but will also be able to treat the area, so it doesn't become a recurring issue.

  3. Windows - If on the ground floor, most windows can be safely and easily cleaned on your own. For multistory homes, however, it's best to call for help. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 500,000 people are treated for ladder-related injuries yearly. A professional window cleaning company can get the job done quickly and safely, especially if you have high or hard-to-reach windows.

Source: Better Homes & Gardens

* Specific loan program availability and requirements may vary. Please get in touch with the mortgage advisor for more information.