Pet urine in carpet. We can all recognize pet urine as a potential source of odor that we would prefer to avoid. Pet urine in carpet – dog, cat, rabbit, gerbil other pet or even human urine can severely stain a carpet. Pet urine in carpet can also damage the face and back of a carpet and even the floors below the carpet and pad. [Read more…]
Returning Spots After Carpet Cleaning a Manufacturing Issue?
Returning spots after carpet cleaning is a common complaint often heard in the carpet industry. A homeowner or business owner purchases a carpet that is advertised as stain resistant and with use spots get on the carpet. The consumer either cleans the carpet or has it professionally cleaned. As the carpet dries or days later they have returning spots after carpet cleaning. Should a carpet have returning spots after carpet cleaning? [Read more…]
Best Carpet Cleaning Method
What is the best carpet cleaning method? A question that continues to be echoed among both consumers and the industry. There are a number of carpet cleaning methods that you can choose to help you to better care for your carpet. By cleaning a carpet before it becomes too soiled, the task of keeping it looking new will be much easier. While the thorough routine vacuuming of carpet will remove the majority of dry soil, wall to wall carpet still needs to be cleaned to remove the oily, sticky soil that builds up in a carpets pile as the result of tracked in unwanted soil and odors. [Read more…]
Dry Foam Carpet Cleaning, is it for me?
The dry foam carpet cleaning machine is equipped with a pressure tank in which a mixture of water and shampoo is placed. A compressor on the machine converts the solution into foam which is then dispensed onto the carpet with a revolving cylindrical brush. The brush works bubble of uniformed size foam into the pile of the carpet so that each individual fiber of the carpet is cleaned. Once the foam has dried, the carpet needs to be thoroughly vacuumed to remove the dried crystals of dirt that have been left behind. [Read more…]
Tips for Carpet Spot Removal
Again we’re faced with spot removal from our new carpet, one of those unexpected accidents of life! As aggravating as these accidents can be at times they are often easier to overcome than we would expect. This is especially true when it comes to spot removal of those dirty spots and spills on our carpet. Sure it is upsetting to install a new wall to wall carpet only to have your child or husband track in mud or spill a beverage. Now you are faced with spot removal to remove those spots that you should not have had in your newly carpeted room in the first place. The good news is that those disturbing spots from mud to milk or even blood are usually easier to clean from the carpet than you think. With only a small amount of effort at spot removal, even stubborn spots and spills can usually be removed. Here are several spot removal tips that will help you keep your carpet looking great. [Read more…]
Seven Carpet Care Tips
Here are seven easy to follow carpet care tips that will make your life easier when it comes to caring for your carpet. Around 80% of the soils that enter a building or home are dry. The remaining 20% are greases, oils, and starches. Keeping a carpet clean will extend its life while keep it looking new for a longer period of time. A clean carpet will also reduce household allergens and dust helping to protect the health of your family. [Read more…]