You’re probably aware of the huge benefits a professional cleaning service can have on your carpet. Aside from restoring its original look a professional carpet clean can also add years to the life of your carpet. That said there’s also a downside and that is heavy or deep cleaning doesn’t come cheap. Therefore the best combination for your carpet and for your wallet is to maintain it as best you can so that when you do have to call on the services of the professionals, it should only need a light spring clean. With this in mind, just how […]
In our industry we hear all sorts of misconceptions regarding carpet cleaning and upholstery, so we thought we’d take this opportunity to shed some light on them to help you make an informed decision.
1. Carpets and/or upholstery should only be cleaned when they’re really dirty or it can cause them to age
We can kind of see some logic in this theory as physically cleaning a carpet or upholstery could plausibly result in ‘wear and tear’. However, in reality this is totally untrue since leaving dirt and grime to become ground into your carpet or upholstery can actually decrease its lifespan. […]
Proper carpet care is often a difficult but important part of facility management. The cleanliness (or ultimately the lack of cleanliness) of a commercial carpet has the ability to create an immediate good or bad overall impression of a business, so understandably it needs to be done right. However the multitude of carpet cleaning choices available, coupled with the sheer amount of conflicting information on the internet, can make what seems like a simple job, incredibly confusing. With this in mind, here are 4 tips from the pros on how best to look after your commercial carpet.
Tip 1 – […]
Over-wetting was somewhat of a common problem back in the day when carpet cleaning equipment was far less sophisticated and chemicals were harsh. The problem is that despite advancements in technology it’s still a frequent occurrence but this time for different reasons. Many’s a time we’ve been called out to deal with an over-wet carpet due to an over-zealous home owner who has decided to rent a basic machine and do it themselves. The problem is that by this stage an over-wet carpet is the least of their worries. Let me explain.
A shrinking carpet is a prime example […]