We Hope You Have a Wonderful Holiday!

Later this week we will gather with family and friends, rip open gifts, and eat all kinds of goodies. I hope the stress of the season hasn’t worn you out too much. I hope you have all of your shopping done and can simply sit back, grab a hot cocoa, and enjoy the peace and joy of the season. Happy Holidays! We here at Austin Steam It would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year! Throughout the year you allow us into your home and we want you to know … [Read more...]

Austin Area Light Displays to Enjoy During the Holidays!

The holidays are here and communities are showing off their beautiful light displays. We are fortunate to be located in a city that enjoys decorating for the holidays and has many displays to choose from. You probably see our Austin Steam It trucks out driving around your area: Austin, Round Rock, Buda…and everywhere in between. All of these wonderful cities and towns offer beautiful light displays. Here is a list so that you and your family can hopefully catch at least some of these wonderful … [Read more...]

Tips To Protect Your Home For the Winter

If you’ve been following my blogs at all, then you’ve read it before… Your home is probably your biggest investment. It’s time to turn our attention to our homes and make sure they are ready for winter. This list should be fairly familiar to you… but it is always good to take a moment and make a checklist so that nothing gets missed. Brrrrrr! We don’t get a lot of cold in Texas but we still need to prepare. Just like you bundle up in a coat and gloves before going out in the cold, we need to … [Read more...]

Top 10 Reasons You Should Have Your Tile and Grout Cleaned Now

We are in the middle of the holiday season! Lights are twinkling, parties are being hosted, and family and friends are gathering to enjoy this wonderful time together. It is truly a fantastic time of year! With so many folks coming into your home this holiday season, I thought I’d list my top 10 reasons why you should have your tile and grout cleaned now (as opposed to waiting until the first of the new year). So, here goes… Why Should I Clean My Tile And Grout Now?  I’m glad you asked that … [Read more...]

What Do I Do With All Of This Leftover Turkey from Thanksgiving?

Happy Thanksgiving! We here at Austin Steam It are most thankful for our family, friends, and our clients. We hope you have had a wonderful year and are spending the holidays with the ones you love. You probably have family and friends gathering at your home soon and they are going to be hungry. You will probably have a big feast on Thursday. But, then what do you do with all of the leftovers? It’s an age-old question. No one wants the dried out, leftover turkey the day after Thanksgiving. … [Read more...]

Tips On How To Safely Deep Fry A Turkey

Next week is it…we will sit down to a big table full of tasty treats and give thanks for all that we hold dear in our lives. And, then…many of us will fall asleep on the couch watching football! Some of you may go out in the middle of the night searching for that perfect bargain on Black Friday. Not me…I’ll be asleep. But, good luck – I hope you find what you’ve been looking for and get it at a great price. But, let’s back up for a minute. Let’s talk about those tasty treats that we will fill … [Read more...]

Protect Your Biggest Investment While You Travel During The Holidays

The biggest travel day of the year is upon us. Families are going to pack their bags and head “over the river and through the woods.” This should be a very carefree and joyous time and with a few simple precautions it probably will be. But, remember that thieves are out to take your stuff while you are away. So, let’s remind ourselves of some tips for keeping our biggest investment safe (our homes) while we are away for the holidays. It Sure Looks Like Someone Is Home! The key to protecting … [Read more...]

Tips For Getting Your Tile and Grout Cleaned

The holidays are fast approaching and with it comes holiday party hosting. Family and friends will be gathering in your home soon! Now, take a look at your tile and grout. Does it look as clean as the day you had it installed? Dirt and grime over time build up and need to be cleaned. And, before the holidays is a perfect time to have that done. It’s an easy process…simply call us at Austin Steam It! But, even though that’s really all you have to do and we will gladly take care of the rest…I … [Read more...]

Tips For a Treat Filled Halloween (With No Tricks)!

Boo! Did I scare you? It’s that time of year. All of the little ghosts and goblins will soon be coming out looking for treats. And, if you don’t have any, you might get tricked! So, make sure and stock up on all kinds of great treats. But, what if after all of the Halloween fun you end up with a not so great trick that includes your treats? I’m talking about candy on your carpet! (You may insert your own shrieking Halloween scream here). Don’t Be Scared! Don’t worry. We here at Austin … [Read more...]

Tips On How To Carve a Great Halloween Pumpkin!

It’s that spooky time of year. It’s the time of year when all of the little ghosts and goblins come out looking for some treats. And, you’d better be ready…because you don’t want to get tricked! It’s also time for all of us to head out to our local pumpkin patch and pick out that perfect pumpkin to take home and carve. Then what do we need to do? We need to take our large carving knives, cut a hole in the top of our large fruit that is in the same family as squash, and then stick our hands in it … [Read more...]