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Top 3 reasons for getting your water tank cleaned regularly

Every human being on this planet is aware that water replenishes us. It helps in uncountable ways. However, it is no surprise that water, in its impure form, is the root cause of a lot of diseases. Hence, it is extremely important to ensure the water we use is absolutely clean and free from impurities, bacteria, etc. How do we achieve this? Well, the first step would be make certain that water tanks installed in our houses and commercial buildings are cleaned on a regular basis. This article discusses in detail the top 3 reasons for getting your water tank cleaned regularly. 1. Unclean water tanks are a haven for harmful germs: Algae, germs and bacteria that cause various water-borne illnesses such as dysentery, cholera and skin allergies love to breed in standing water and on the inner walls of your tank. The microorganisms that thrive inside the water tank generate byproducts, including chemicals and gases. These byproducts give rise to foul smell in the tank. Water coming out of the water tank becomes discolored and odorous, rendering it unfit for consumption or even for cleaning. Water gets infected, and ultimately, you bear the cost of ignoranc ...

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Another step toward going green

Crystalline cares! We use environmentally friendly cleaning products, and now, we once again take the pledge to go green by reducing paper usage. Clients can log in to our website to view invoices, after-service reports and more. Services we offer: water tank cleaning & disinfection, kitchen duct cleaning & degreasing, AC duct cleaning, laundry duct cleaning, grease trap cleaning, manhole & drain line cleaning, sewage tank cleaning, sump pit cleaning, lifting station cleaning, storm water tank cleaning, and swimming pool & water fountain cleaning & maintenance. ...

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Importance of AC maintenance

Is your home air conditioner or commercial HVAC system a trouble maker? Well, we understand how crazy it can be when your air conditioner throws tantrums just when the weather is unbearably hot. Regular cleaning and maintenance of your AC will ensure these problems are taken care of. It is incredibly important to take good care of your AC to enhance its life and efficiency. Not just that! Proper maintenance will help keep your house, commercial building or business comfortable and free of pollutants. A stitch in time saves nine. If you wait until late for things to get worse; it will take much longer to deal with the consequences. Scheduled maintenance will help identify and rectify even the minor issues, letting your AC work at its best. A small investment toward regular cleaning and maintenance of your AC will prevent greater investments toward repairs. Let’s go through the benefits of periodic cleaning and maintenance of your AC or HVAC system in detail. Better energy efficiency and lower electricity bills: Were you aware that a poorly maintained air conditioner or HVAC system gobbles up excess energy? Get those AC ducts cleane ...

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Let’s get rid of that stubborn grease in your commercial kitchen!

Airborne grease, steam and carbon cling to your kitchen hood, duct and exhaust fans. You have to call the professionals to clear it. Why not do it now to ensure your guests are served healthy and hygienically prepared food?  Call us now: +971 2 650 8930, +971 55 716 7017 ...

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Foul smell down the drain? Let’s get rid of it

There are innumerable tips and tricks to unclog drains and get rid of that foul smell. A mixture of baking soda and vinegar in the right proportion can work like magic for your home’s smelly or blocked drain. But, what about larger drain lines and manholes? Ever wondered how they are cleaned? Long drain lines are prone to blockages such as sand, debris, waste, roots, calcite deposits, and these are extremely hard to clear without damaging the pipes. Bacteria and other microorganisms not only give rise to bad odor but can also spread several diseases. Earlier snake cleaners were the best available solutions to eliminate debris from the drain lines. However, grease would easily reappear on the interior walls of the drains due to leftover particles. Fortunately, we have now moved on from that stage to advanced plumbing technologies. Today, professionals use a high-pressure stream of water to clear pipes. This is known as hydro jetting and it is considered one of the best ways to protect drain lines from serious and expensive blockages. Hydro jetting—considered one of the most efficient and versatile methods for sewer cleaning even in the ...

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Relax, in your CLEAN POOL.

This summer, stay COOL!Relax, in your CLEAN POOL. Crystalline offers swimming pool cleaning and maintenance services in the UAE. Contact us for a free conditional assessment survey. Call now: +971 2 650 8930, +971 55 716 7017 ...

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Ever heard of biofilm? Do you know how to clear it?

It’s slimy, it’s sticky! It’s here, there and everywhere. We are talking about biofilms. You’ll see them in your swimming pool, in clogged pipes and drains, in your toilet bowl, tub enclosures, and in a hundred other places. But, what are biofilms and why do they even exist? Let’s find out. Different types of bacteria bind together to form quite thick and slimy films or clumps which are referred to as biofilms. These clumps hold the bacteria together and also act as glue to hold on firmly to the walls or other surfaces. If you always thought that bacteria are self-sufficient organisms living on their own, we’d like to let you know that it isn’t true in most cases. They live in well-thought-out colonies. Generally, bacteria get into strong bonds forming an adhesive cell matrix. You could call it a mutually beneficial relationship that helps them communicate with each other effectively and benefits them while collecting food. What’s in it for you? Well, these strong bonds are extremely hard to get rid of when they thrive in your pool, water tank, sink, kitchen or drainpipes. It is important to completely eliminate biofilms fr ...

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Corrosion, cracks or leakage in your water tank?

Corrosion, cracks or leakage in your water tank? We’ve got you covered! Crystalline specializes in water tank repair and refurbishment: 1. Internal surface repair, 2. GRP lamination, and 3. Crack repair.  Immediate solutions for all types and sizes of storage tanks in the UAE. Call now: +971 2 650 8930, +971 55 716 7017 ...

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Garbage chute cleaning services

Something fishy in your garbage chute? We'll help! Contact us now and we'll ensure the hazardous toxins stay away from your building for a long time. ...

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Enhancing drinking water quality for healthy living

Safe drinking water is the most fundamental element for the survival of any living organism. Though 70% of the earth's surface is covered with water, only 2.8% of that water is fresh. It is essential for us to make the best use of this available potable water to ensure the wellbeing of ourselves and people around us. Unfortunately, various factors make this task extremely challenging. Microorganisms form their own complex colonies and attach themselves to different surfaces that are either sources of fresh water or part of water distribution systems. These complex colonies popularly known as biofilms result in equipment damage and water contamination. Discolored water or water with bad odor and taste is a result of biofilms. They cling to the inner walls of drinking water treatment/distribution systems, pipelines, water tanks and storage containers, posing a threat to human health. Water tanks need to be cleaned and disinfected regularly to prevent bacteria, pathogens and legionella. Maintaining hygienic water tanks at residential and commercial building prevents various fatal water-borne diseases caused by biofilms. While the local municipality supplies water fit ...

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The best way to clean the sewer line

Do you hear gurgling sounds coming out of your drain? Does the water in your toilet bowl look aerated? Did you notice your kitchen drain making weird noises? Well, these are just some of the hints your clogged sewer line is sending across to you. While your daily life is already swamped with routine activities, this can be a real headache! But, if you have begun noticing any of the clogged sewer signs, it is best to clean the sewer line before it is too late. You may also need professional assistance to inspect the line and clean it. Most blockages in the sewer lines are caused by flushing the wrong things down the drain. While some of these items make it through your fixtures, they are bound to get stuck further down the line, making self-cleaning almost impossible. If you haven’t been paying attention to maintaining your building’s sewer lines, it’s time to do so, as it can lead to clogged pipes and sewage backup over time. If ignored, it may result in heavier damages and costs later. Tree root intrusion and cracks are other reasons for ensuring periodic maintenance and cleaning of your drain line. Periodic maintenance of your sewer lines will also save yo ...

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Pool cleaning and maintenance services

Wondering how to turn your swimming pool water from green to blue? Call us! ...

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Pipeline flushing and disinfection

Does water coming out of your building's pipeline have a bad odor or taste? Your water tank and pipeline may need serious inspection, flushing and cleaning. Call us now! ...

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Building a healthy water system by cleaning the water tank regularly

Are you one of those people who hasn’t bothered to care for your water tank after it was installed? Well, you are not alone. Though the water storage tank is an essential part of one’s everyday life, it is often taken for granted. We pay attention to water tank installation, and after the initial task is done, it is only filled up every day so that we have water for daily use. Why are we making it a big deal now? This is a just reminder for you to have a good peep into your water tank before 20 cm of sickening sludge attacks your life. As long as the water in the storage tank is left unperturbed, only clean-looking water reaches you through the pipeline. But, before you even realize, when water at the bottom of the tank is stirred by any external force, the filters block up and water that reaches you tastes terrible, smells terrible and looks disgustingly green or brown. Suddenly, water storage tank maintenance becomes an issue. It is only then that you realize that the water you were consuming wasn’t clean since long. Water storage tanks need regular maintenance and cleaning. A mistreated water tank is bound to be a high-risk area for ...

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Why AC duct cleaning is so important!

At a time when indoor air quality is a matter of concern in the UAE and around the world, proper maintenance and cleaning of AC ducts is extremely important. But, what level of impact can a dust-ridden AC duct have on indoor air quality? Can the particulate matter on AC ducts pose any health risk? Let’s find out. Dust, pollen, bacteria and other microorganisms thrive on AC ducts and easily make their way into living spaces. As most people spend 90% of their time indoors, they constantly breathe this contaminated air, becoming susceptible to air-borne illnesses. Is it time for you to get your AC checked and cleaned? Regular cleaning and maintenance of air conditioners can significantly improve indoor air quality. In case you haven’t got your AC serviced recently, it’s time you pay special attention to it before it’s too late. If you find visible mold on any component of your air conditioner, take immediate action and get it cleaned. If you are aware of the cause of mold growth, get it treated. Call the professionals. During the cleaning process, be sure to ask the service provider to show you dust and mold present on internal surfac ...

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Water feature/fountain cleaning and maintenance

Slimy water feature that's difficult to maintain? We've got you covered. Contact Crystalline now! ...

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How laundry duct cleaning can prevent a fire hazard!

People take great care to ensure fabrics of all kind—daily-wear clothes, bed linen, towels, curtains, etc.—are washed well, adhering to all standards of personally set hygiene levels. During the wash cycle, lint, fiber from garments and dust particles get stuck inside laundry ducts. Before you even realize, these particles could lead to a fire breakout in the ventilation system. That’s right! Though surprising, laundry ventilation and extraction systems have great potential of causing fire emergencies. Commercial establishments, especially those in the hospitality sector, are at a greater risk. With towels and bed linen washed and dried regularly in hospitals, hotels, etc., the amount of fiber and dust collected in the laundry extract system is significantly higher than one can imagine. Some of it makes its way through the filters and tries making the internal walls of the extract ducts its permanent residence—that is, if the concerned authorities don’t bother to clean the ducts regularly. As more and more of these particles accumulate, over time, area in the vents gets greatly reduced. Finally, there is a risk of a fire breakout. The efficiency of the system als ...

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Clean and safe water for healthy living!

Are you sure that your building’s water distribution system is clean and meets drinking water quality standards? Contact Crystalline (+971 2 650 8930, +971 55 716 7017) for potable water treatment services in the UAE. Stay healthy! ...

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Clues that help you locate and get rid of mold lurking in your house

Every responsible adult looks at making the house a safer, healthier and more comfortable place for loved ones. But, there comes the mold to destroy the family’s peace. It brings along a host of allergic reactions, including but not limited to, a stuffy and runny nose, sneezing, coughing and sore eyes. At times, mold may not even be noticeable, leaving you wondering about the cause of the allergic reaction. Well, it must be hiding somewhere below the kitchen sink or in the AC vents. Here, we offer you some clues that help you detect the presence of mold. 1. Achoo! I can’t stop sneezing: As mentioned earlier, if you find yourself sneezing often or suffering from allergic reactions, it could be because of mold growing in some corner of the house. If you feel better when you step out of the house, and the allergic reaction returns as soon as you step back in, mold is definitely the troublemaker. 2. Can you smell it? I do: Trust your olfactory system when you sense that musty scent. The smell of mold is an important clue that you shouldn’t miss and get your house inspected as soon as you can. Do you feel choked as soon as you switch on the AC? ...

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Getting rid of algae on your garden water fountain

A water feature—indoor or outdoor—adds to the beauty of a building. The soothing sound of flowing or falling water in a fountain refreshes the mind. Some water features also support fish and aquatic plants. If that’s the brighter side, there’s a darker side too to this story. Algae! It can turn your beautiful water fountain into a murky mess, giving out a foul smell. Can you reverse the situation? Well, yes. It is important to get rid of that algae and bring back your fountain’s charm. Here’s how you can do it: First, completely empty out water from the feature. Be cautious in case the fountain contains ornamental plants, aquatic animals or fish—carefully transfer them to safety. Once it is empty, wipe the interiors using vinegar. You may dip a piece of sponge in vinegar and clean out algae deposits thoroughly. Rinse the fountain and then give the fountain some time to dry completely. You may then refill the fountain or water feature with water, put back the ornamental plants and fish, and resume use. If you have a large garden water feature, the above technique may not be practical. You could try this instead: Add potassium permanganate to clean the ...

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Cleaning sludge out of your water tank

What do you do to ensure water in your storage tank is always clean and fresh? How important is it to maintain the water tank? You and your loved ones utilize water stored in the tank, and that water will be able to maintain its purity only if the tank itself is clean. Cleaning and maintaining your water tank is also critical from a health perspective. Over time, sediment and organic waste could accumulate at the bottom of the tank, forming sludge. Sludge not only contaminates water but is also the desired environment for a variety of illness-causing bacteria such as E-coli and Campylobacter. Today, we will discuss ways to get rid of the potentially harmful sludge from water tanks.  Is a strainer enough to remove solid waste from the tank? The answer is “no”. Contaminants easily find their way to the bottom of the water tank and settle down there to form stubborn sludge. A strainer will be of no use in getting rid of that sludge. So, what should you do? Step 1: Empty the tank completely. Step 2: Use a high-pressure hose and sweep out the bottom. While this is an effective way to eliminate sludge, it sure is time-consuming and you ...

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How to tell when your AC condenser coil needs cleaning

Do you find it comforting to just switch on your air conditioner (AC) and relax, but can’t seem to understand why your power bills suddenly seem to be spiking up?  Maybe it's time to check out the condition of the condenser coil of your AC! While we appreciate how effectively our AC prevents heat strokes and filter out pollen, dust and other allergens, we normally don’t worry about its maintenance and upkeep, and stay happy as long as it works. There are two types of coils in an AC’s condenser coils. The evaporator coils absorb heat and humidity from the air while the condenser coils expel the heat out. To transfer heat effectively, all surfaces of the coil need to be clean. When caked with dirt and grime, the heat gets trapped inside the condenser coil, without getting released. The condenser coil forms part of the outside unit and needs to be situated in a place which allows air circulation. It is hence subjected to more dirt and grime than it would be within your home. Clogged coils restrict the air flow through these units and are detrimental to both the equipment and your power bill. Following a simple routine maintenance would go a long w ...

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Save water. Get your water tank repaired now!

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Pipeline Flushing Services

Contact us to get your building’s water distribution system cleaned and disinfected. #PipelineFlushing #WaterTreatment #CleanWater #Crystalline_UAE ...

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AC duct cleaning services

Fresh air: Good for the body and the mind!AC duct cleaning services by Crystallinewww.crystalline-uae.com ...

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