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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Examining The Pros And Cons Of Carpet Cleaning Methods

Fortunately or unfortunately (whichever way you look at it) there isn’t solely one sure-fire way to clean a carpet. As such, professional companies tend to use a variety of carpet cleaning  methods. Each one comes with it’s own set of advantages and disadvantages, so in order for you to see which method may be best for your carpet, let’s take a look at the pros and cons of each.
Deep steam cleaning/hot water extraction
In this case the carpet is first treated with a chemical compound in order to saponify any oils and greases contained within. Hot water close to boiling […]

By |July 28th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

5 Top Points To Consider When Choosing A Carpet That’s Going To Last

Aside from providing a safe and comfortable surface for kids to play, there’s nothing like a good carpet to make your room feel warm and luxurious. Although it requires a bit of maintenance as opposed to vinyl or tile, there’s no substitute for that warm feeling you get when you walk on a soft carpet with bare feet. However with so many different styles, designs and types, it can be difficult to know where to start. Some carpets require frequent cleaning that might not fit into your busy lifestyle, while others come with a hefty price tag. To help, […]

By |July 22nd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

5 Top Tips For Keeping Your Carpet Looking Spotless

Have you ever wondered why some people keep their carpets looking like they’ve just come out of the showroom, while with three kids and a couple of pets, yours is a battle ground of grime, odours and spilled drinks? Well it’s simple! They believe in the age old philosophy of prevention being better than cure. Understandably, you’re probably thinking that with 3 young children and a hyperactive pooch in tow, that just isn’t possible, but by making some simple changes you’ll not only save yourself a ton of money on professional cleaning bills, but your carpet will last much […]

By |July 15th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

A Potted History Of Carpet Cleaning

For most of us, vacuuming the carpet is a bit of a chore and one that often gets put off either until we have family or friends descending upon us, or when our once pristine-white carpet has turned a mottled shade of beige. As I was cleaning ours, it got me thinking what it was really like to clean carpets long before steam cleaners and vacuums were invented. Let’s take a look…

Early 19th Century

In the early 19th century carpets were very much of a fashion statement of the rich and bedecked many a grand room in large country houses. […]

By |July 9th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Exploring the Real Benefits Of Professional Carpet Cleaning

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying ‘what goes around comes around’ and never a truer word has been spoken, especially when it pertains to the humble carpet. For a few years at the turn of the 21st century the carpet was shunned and vilified by those who preferred the feel of wood, rubber and even concrete under their feet. Carpets were perceived as the preserve of the old and those who resided in trendy urban loft apartments or minimalist show homes wouldn’t be seen dead sporting a carpet of any description. However fast forward a few years and the […]

By |July 1st, 2014|Blog|0 Comments
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