This could easily work:
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|8/31/12 6:24 PM|
I'll second the suggestions to (1) make sure you have a good vacuum, (2) vacuum at least once a week, and (3) hire professional carpet cleaners.
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|8/27/12 3:06 PM|
Before drilling into that "architectural feature", find out what it is. It looks like it could be a cover for a duct--I had that once and it looked similar to your photo. Or the soffit could possibly be a cover for the plumbing if you live in an older (100 years or so) building. In those cases, you definitely do not want to be drilling into the soffit. Since it is a rental, the safest bet is probably to install roman blinds and not mess with holes in the wall.
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|7/24/12 8:16 AM|
Parnassus is mostly correct. Avoid antibiotics. Superbugs are caused by the overuse of antibiotics, which means both the kind you take for medicine and the kinds found in antibacterial soaps, etc. But, use of alcohol based hand sanitizers or most cleaning products, like bleach, is fine and does NOT lead to antibiotic resistance. So use alcohol-based hand sanitizers if you need to indulge your inner neat-freak/germophobe.
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|7/17/12 8:24 AM|