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
Water damage is a homeowner's worst nightmare. It can happen quickly and without warning. Whether it is a storm or a broken pipe, your home and carpets will begin to show the effects of water damage almost immediately, and that's why you can't wait to start the cleanup process. Oftentimes when a home has water damage, people think one of two things about their carpets. … [Read more...] about Why it is Important to Clean Water Damaged Carpets Immediately
You love your pets and consider them a part of your family, but there is no doubt that they can have accidents on your carpets leading to stains and odors. That's why if you do have cats and dogs in your home it is important to know how to clean pet stains. Cleaning New Stains If you find a pet stain from urine that is still fresh, meaning wet, it is easier to … [Read more...] about How to Remove Pet Stains from Your Carpet
There is a good chance that you change the filters on your air conditioner or heating unit on a regular basis. It only makes sense. A dirty filter will allow more pollutants in your home and your unit won't work as well, but did you know that your carpet is a filter as well? It is and it needs to be cleaned just like the one on your HVAC. In fact, your carpet is the … [Read more...] about Did You Know Your Carpet is One Giant Filter?
It seems no matter how careful you are accidents and spills happen. Whether you spill a glass of red wine or your pet didn't make it outside to do their business on time, sooner or later you will have to clean up a mess, but once you do, you would assume it was all behind you. That is until the spot comes back. While it is frustrating, there are a couple of reasons this … [Read more...] about Do Spots Keep Coming Back on Your Carpet? Here’s Why
When it comes to the different aspects of your home, your carpet might not be the first thing on your mind but is should be. Your carpets have a direct impact on the comfort and enjoyment of your home and even the health of your family. In fact, there are three main benefits to a clean carpet. No matter how nicely decorated your home is, if your carpets are soiled … [Read more...] about 3 Benefits of Clean Carpet
Whether you've carried it in on your shoes or one of your kids drops it into the carpet, gum can be difficult to remove. The same goes for candle wax. These two can turn your favorite carpet into a mess in no time, but both can also be removed. Get Ready to Remove Gum from Your Carpet One of the easiest ways to remove gum is to freeze it. Take an ice cube from your … [Read more...] about How to Remove Gum and Wax from Your Carpets
It can seem that no matter how hard you try to keep your carpets clean, someone ends up spilling wine on it and usually in the worst place possible. Even so, it is possible to keep your carpets looking good with a few practical tips on how to clean up wine stains correctly. From Club Soda to Vinegar and Beyond Most likely you have heard whispers about club soda … [Read more...] about How to Keep Wine Stains from Ruining Your Carpets
If you have been considering having your carpets cleaned, you may have wondered if there is a best time to have them cleaned. The truth is, it depends on where you live and the weather in your particular location as well as the people living in your home. Some people assume that their carpets should be cleaned when they look dirty. While this makes sense, often, your … [Read more...] about What is the Best Time of the Year to Have My Carpets Cleaned?
If you look at your older carpet and wonder whether you should have it cleaned or replaced, there are a couple of signs that will help point you in the right direction. From matting to stains, your old carpet might be transformed with a good cleaning but much depends on what it’s made of. One sign to look for to determine what action you should take is whether or not … [Read more...] about Should My Old Carpet be Cleaned or Replaced?