How often should I clean my carpets?

on Mar. 13th 2016 - Comments Off on How often should I clean my carpets?

To extend the life of your carpets, you should have them cleaned regularly. But how often should you have your carpets cleaned? Of course, to some degree, that’s a highly personal decision. It depends on how highly used your carpets are, whether they...

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Steam cleaning dangers

on Mar. 6th 2016 - Comments Off on Steam cleaning dangers

How much water is too much water? That’s a great question, because, according to the EPA at least, “moisture control is the key to mold control.” Compared with steam cleaning, dry carpet cleaning uses less than one teaspoon of water per square foot. If...

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Cleaning Rugs Made from Special Fibers like Berber, Oriental, Persian

on Mar. 1st 2016 - Comments Off on Cleaning Rugs Made from Special Fibers like Berber, Oriental, Persian

If you have a wool, Wool Berber, Oriental, Chinese, Persian, or other rug made with delicate fibers, you definitely want to tread carefully. Because your rug is a treasured possession, you have it proudly on display in a prominent room, like a living...

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3 things NOT to do before dry carpet cleaning

on Feb. 26th 2016 - Comments Off on 3 things NOT to do before dry carpet cleaning

You’ve having company over, and it’s time to start getting your house in order. Either that, or it’s spring cleaning time (or summer or fall), and you just can’t stand to let it go on any longer. The stains on your carpet are driving you crazy,...

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The best way to clean carpet

on Feb. 16th 2016 - Comments Off on The best way to clean carpet

Imagine all the things that you do on your carpet every day. Imagine all the furniture that sits on your carpet every day. Imagine how much time that you spend on your carpet every day. It’s not just something that you walk on. It’s a place where...

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3 ways to prepare before your carpet cleaning service

on Jan. 27th 2016 - Comments Off on 3 ways to prepare before your carpet cleaning service

I remember when I was a kid, whenever my mom brought in help around the house, she cleaned furiously for hours before they got there. I always asked why, if we had hired someone to help clean, we had to clean BEFORE they came….to clean. I totally didn’t...

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What can I expect when I get my carpets dry cleaned?

on Jan. 15th 2016 - Comments Off on What can I expect when I get my carpets dry cleaned?

Whenever you consider bringing someone into your home, you have a lot of questions. It’s important to know exactly who you’re bringing into your home and what you can expect ahead of time—that way, you’ll know if there’s any funny business. I...

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How to clean pet stains and smells on your carpets

on Jan. 4th 2016 - Comments Off on How to clean pet stains and smells on your carpets

Pets wreak havoc on carpets. Whether it’s a matter of accumulating pet dander or stains from potty training a stubborn puppy, carpets often take a serious beating. I hear it all the time, “But I vacuum every day!” Still, pets track in dirt, mud,...

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Dry Carpet Cleaning: Essential for People Suffering from Allergies

on Dec. 15th 2015 - Comments Off on Dry Carpet Cleaning: Essential for People Suffering from Allergies

Allergy sufferers like to blame their allergies on any number of things—the weather, pollen, grass, dust, pet dander—you name it. Still, there are allergens lurking in all sorts of unexpected places, many of which are causing us to get sick more often...

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Steam Cleaning v. Dry Carpet Cleaning

on Dec. 8th 2015 - Comments Off on Steam Cleaning v. Dry Carpet Cleaning

Which is the best choice for me? Your mother in law is coming to visit, and you’ve cleaned the house from top to bottom, but those pesky carpet stains are still there. Most of the time you turn a blind eye (after all, spot treated and vacuumed, so...

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Carpet Cleaning: What Do the Experts Know?

on Nov. 19th 2012 - No Comments »

While your carpeting may not require the regular cleaning that other types of flooring demand, your carpet should be professionally cleaned once every year to 18 months, even if you vacuum regularly. Professional carpet cleaning extends the life of the...

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