Wet Area Rugs…What Do I Do?
If your rug has become sopping wet from plumbing problems, a leaking roof, as a result of firefighting or anything else, you must do the best you can to manage your wet area rugs. Even though the water and the rug are dirty, your priority most likely will be to get the rug dry: Cleaning […]
Fall Pet Allergies And How Carpet & Rug Cleaning Can Help
Approximately 45 million people suffer from allergies each year, but did you know that we aren’t the only ones that deal with these issues? Many pet owners aren’t aware that 10% of dogs also deal with seasonal allergies. There are important precautions that pet owners can do to help reduce the risk of a pet […]
Back To School – Refresh Your Home With Professional Rug Cleaning
Now that the kids are back to school and a “normal” schedule is in place, it’s time to turn attention to parts of the house that have been neglected. With summer barbecues & playing children bringing in dirt and grime almost to an end, start by having your rugs professionally cleaned. Beautiful, clean rugs are […]
Tips on How to Care for your Oriental and Area Rugs
Rotation – To insure even wear, your rug should be rotated once a year. Depending on the traffic, the rotation may vary from six months to two years. Varying the Pathways – When furniture is placed on the rug, it creates a natural pathway that is used frequently. Move the furniture on the rug so […]
Oriental Rug Cleaning: Importance of Rug Dusting
Dusting is the most important stage in area rug cleaning! Anyone who skips this step is simply not cleaning your rug properly. There’s been one study that has shown that an 8ft x 10ft rug can hold as much as 75 pounds of soil & debris deep down in the fibers before it will even […]
Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality | Carpet And Area Rug Cleaning
The indoor air quality in your home may be affecting your health and the health of your family members. On average, we spend about 90% of our time indoors and indoor air quality is much worse than outdoor air quality these days. Here are some things you can do to improve the air quality in […]
Why Should Rugs and Carpets be Cleaned Regularly With Pets?
We all love our pets, but do we know what they bring into our homes? Saliva: A dog has at Least 20 species of bacteria in its mouth. All of these bacteria are left behind when your pet slobbers on your upholstery or rugs. Pet waste: There are 20 million fecal coliform bacteria in a […]
8 Worst Things You Can Do To Your Area Rug
Whether your area rug is a new addition to your home or a precious family heirloom, treating it with a little TLC will go a long way in preserving your cherished rug. Below we have listed the top 8 mistakes people make that will cause your area rug to dull and deteriorate prematurely. Not Using […]
Moth Damage is Better to Prevent than Repair!
Moths and carpet beetles are a major concern when found in wool rugs. The damage is done when the moth is in the larvae stage. The larvae feed on protein (wool, silk, animal hair), lay eggs in the rug and the cycle continues. If you suspect a moth infestation on your area rug, don’t hesitate […]
Set In Spills Need Professional Help!
When cleaning up, discovering spills and messes can sometimes be alarming because they went unnoticed for several hours. If you have a stain from your New Year’s festivities that you can’t remove yourself, give us a call!