Pet urine carpet damage is a concern that inspectors such as the Weinheimer Group see too often. Carpet inspectors are called to investigate a failing carpet and it is actually pet urine carpet damage, not necessarily a pet related problem but a pet owner problem. The animal may be peeing on the carpet but the animal owner is allowing it to occur. [Read more…]
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…]
Why is My New Carpet Turning Different Shades?
There are many types of carpet shading complaints. Carpet shading is a localized alteration in the orientation of the pile. Shading occurs as the result of randomness in pile lay direction. Shading will be seen on both wall to wall carpets and rugs. The physical cause of shading is due to the difference between light reflection from the greater surface area of the side of the bent fibers, which appear lighter in color, compared to the greater light absorption and darker appearance of the more vertically oriented fibers. [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…]
There are many benefits of carpet especially when installed wall to wall. Carpet is a practical, fashionable, and versatile choice of flooring and accounts for more than half of all flooring purchases that are made each and every year. The fact is, carpet has outsold every other type of flooring for more than 60 years. Carpet offers you several advantages that other flooring options can’t compete with the benefits of carpet such as the following: [Read more…]