Chances are you vacuum your carpets on a regular basis, but do you actually clean them? If not, you might be surprised what is happening deep in the fibers where you can't see and even where you can. First off, have you ever noticed dark lines around the walls of your rooms or maybe under a door or even under your furniture? If so, these are not due to the quality of … [Read more...] about What Happens if You Don’t Clean Your Carpets
With spring and summer comes rain and lots of it. Unfortunately, this can also lead to flooding. It goes without saying that water and carpeting don't mix. Here's what you need to do if the worst happens and your carpets end up wet. It doesn't really matter how your carpets come in contact with water. It could be flooding from a storm or a hurricane or even a broken … [Read more...] about Are You Ready for the Wet Season?
Sometimes an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure. That's certainly true when it comes to your carpets. While it's always a good idea to have your carpets professionally cleaned on a regular basis, there are things you can do to keep them looking good between cleanings. 3 Ways to Keep Your Carpet Clean 1. Wipe your feet - There's no doubt you heard … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your Carpets Looking Their Best Between Cleanings
It's just your luck. The day before a big family event you or someone else spills something on your carpet. There isn't time to have it professionally cleaned before the big day, so what do you do? Here are a couple of options to hold you over until you can get a professional carpet cleaner to come to your home. Dark Stains or Spots If the stain or spot is a … [Read more...] about How to Hide a Carpet Stain until You can Have It Cleaned
Like anything in life, there are things about carpet cleaning that people tend to take for granted. They assume they know something because it seems like common knowledge. They might not know where they picked up the bit of information, but they think they know it to be true. That goes for carpet cleaning as well. There a couple of carpet cleaning myths that you need to … [Read more...] about 2 Myths about Carpet Cleaning
Chances are you have a favorite spot to sit in your home. Whether it is a chair or sofa, daily, continuous, use can leave it soiled and not looking as good as it could. There are ways, however, to keep your upholstered furniture in good shape which in turn will extend the life of your furniture and save you money. There are several ways you can remove stains and … [Read more...] about Keeping Your Upholstered Furniture Looking its Best