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Posted by Gabbie Gately on May 2, 2024 12:00:00 PM

Spring Into a Clean Home with Adair Homes

At Adair Homes, we understand the importance of quality build materials and attention to detail in every aspect of home construction. With many decades in the home-building industry, we have established ourselves as pioneers in crafting custom homes that stand the test of time. From the foundation to the finishing touches, we take pride in delivering exceptional craftsmanship and superior materials to create homes that our customers cherish for generations. 

As spring blooms around us, now is the perfect time to refresh and rejuvenate your living space. Whether you're preparing to move into your newly built Adair home or looking to spruce up your existing one, our expert tips and tricks will help you achieve a sparkling clean that showcases the beauty of every surface.


Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring

Luxury vinyl plank flooring is an excellent choice for new homes due to its remarkable durability and versatility. It mimics the look of hardwood flooring with a fraction of the cost and maintenance, making it an attractive option for homeowners seeking both style and practicality. Additionally, its waterproof and scratch-resistant properties make it ideal for high-traffic areas and households with pets or children, ensuring long-lasting beauty for years to come. With a wide range of colors and textures available, luxury vinyl plank flooring allows homeowners to achieve the look they desire without compromising on quality or performance.

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Best Cleaning Practices

-Start by sweeping or vacuuming the floor to remove loose dirt and debris

-Mix warm water with a mild detergent or vinyl floor cleaner in a bucket

-Use a soft mop or cloth dampened with the cleaning solution to gently mop the floor

-Avoid using abrasive cleaners or scrub brushes that could scratch the surface

-For tough stains, spot clean with a solution of vinegar and water, or a specialized vinyl floor stain remover

-Finish by drying the floor with a clean, dry cloth or mop

 Tile Grout

Tile grout is an essential component of any tile installation, providing stability and support while enhancing the aesthetic appeal of the flooring or backsplash. With proper sealing and maintenance, tile grout can withstand years of wear and tear without losing its color or integrity!  

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Best Cleaning Practices

-Create a paste using baking soda and water, or use a commercial grout cleaner

-Apply the paste to the grout lines using a toothbrush or grout brush

-Let the paste sit for a few minutes to penetrate stains and grime

-Scrub the grout lines thoroughly, paying extra attention to stubborn stains

-Rinse the area with water and dry with a clean cloth

-To prevent future staining, apply a grout sealer after cleaning

Brass Accents

Brass accents have been big in the past few years. Whether used in knobs, trim, or fixtures, brass brings a touch of timeless elegance and sophistication to any home, infusing warmth and character into the space. Brass has a lustrous finish that adds a luxurious feel to fixtures—creating visual interest in every room.

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Best Cleaning Practices

-Mix equal parts of vinegar and water in a spray bottle

-Spray the brass accents generously with the vinegar solution

-Use a soft cloth to gently polish the brass, focusing on any tarnished areas

-For stubborn tarnish, sprinkle salt onto the brass and rub with a lemon half

-Rinse the brass with water and dry thoroughly to prevent water spots 

Quartz Countertops

Quartz countertops are prized for their stunning beauty, exceptional durability, and low-maintenance requirements—making them an ideal choice for new home construction. Composed of natural quartz crystals and resin, quartz countertops offer unparalleled strength and resistance to scratches, stains, and heat, ensuring they retain their pristine appearance for years to come. Available in a wide array of colors and patterns, Adair homeowners can customize their kitchen or bathroom with a luxurious, high-end look that complements any aesthetic. With their non-porous surface, quartz countertops are also hygienic and easy to clean, making them a practical and stylish choice for busy households.

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Best Cleaning Practices

-Wipe down the countertops with a soft cloth dampened with warm, soapy water

-For tougher stains, use a mild cleaner specifically formulated for quartz surfaces

-Avoid abrasive scrub brushes or cleaners that could scratch the surface

-Rinse the countertops with clean water and dry with a soft cloth

-To maintain the shine, periodically apply a quartz countertop polish or sealer

Exterior James Hardie Plank Siding 

Adair Homes uses James Hardie plank siding because of its exceptional durability, weather resistance, and architectural versatility. Crafted from fiber cement, this siding material offers superior protection against rot, pests, and moisture, ensuring the longevity and structural integrity of the home. Its ability to withstand extreme weather conditions, including hail, wind, and humidity, makes it an excellent investment for homeowners looking for long-term performance and peace of mind. With a wide range of styles, textures, and colors available, James Hardie plank siding allows Adair homeowners to achieve their desired aesthetic while enjoying the benefits of low maintenance and unmatched durability.

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Best Cleaning Practices 

-Start by hosing down the siding to remove loose dirt and debris

-Mix warm, soapy water in a bucket or use a mild detergent formulated for exterior surfaces

-Use a soft-bristled brush or a pressure washer on a low setting to gently scrub the siding

-Pay attention to areas with mold or mildew buildup, using a mixture of water and bleach if necessary

-Rinse the siding thoroughly with clean water from top to bottom

-Allow the siding to air dry completely before inspecting for any remaining spots that may require further cleaning

Spring Cleaning Vibes 

With these spring cleaning tips and tricks, your Adair home will radiate with renewed freshness and vitality, reflecting the care and attention to detail that defines our craftsmanship. If you've been dreaming about building a custom home that stands the test of time, start the journey today by calling your local Adair Homes branch

Happy cleaning!

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