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The Hidden Dangers Of DIY Carpet Cleaning

There’s something about a newly cleaned carpet that makes it appear so welcoming. Perhaps it’s that lovely fresh smell or the soft feel underfoot. Whatever the reason most of us would agree that a clean carpet just makes everyone feel better.

Perhaps you’ve thought about cleaning your carpets yourself after all you’ve probably seen plenty of adverts stating that you can hire a carpet cleaning machine will make your carpet look like new and is really easy to use, too. Good idea, you may think. I’ll go and hire a machine and get the job done this weekend.

So, […]

By |October 11th, 2017|Blog|

5 Reasons To Hire A Professional To Clean Your Tiles

With Brisbane in the midst of spring perhaps your thoughts have turned to spring cleaning your home. General cleaning is simple enough to do but when it comes to carpets and tiles it’s often best to bring in the professionals. Household grime and dirt can quickly build up onto your tiles and grout almost without you noticing it, and while you may be tempted to tackle the job yourself to save money, you may find this is false economy and that you end up disappointed with the results. If your tiles have lost their sparkle and don’t look as […]

By |October 4th, 2017|Blog|

Could My Carpet Shrink When It Is Cleaned?

Will my carpet shrink? This is a question that we get asked a lot and we can totally understand why. After all, the last thing you need is for your expensive carpet to shrink after cleaning so that it’s almost impossible to use it. People have carpets cleaned for various reasons – health, aesthetics, or after a room has been decorated. Whatever the reason, unfortunately disasters can and do happen. As a professional cleaning company that’s been in the business for many years we’ve seen our fair share of shrunken carpets and the one thing they seem to have […]

By |September 27th, 2017|Blog|

How Hot Water Extraction Works

As professional carpet cleaners we’re always hearing the terms ‘steam cleaning’ and ‘hot water extraction’ being used interchangeably as if they were one and the same thing. The truth is that they are two entirely different processes. Here at Carpet Cleaning Kings we use the method of hot water extraction to clean carpets and get them super clean. But how does it work?
What is hot water extraction?
Hot water extraction to clean carpets is a method that’s not only very popular but also easy to understand. To begin with a powerful machine heats cold water in the cleaning truck. Our […]

By |September 21st, 2017|Blog|

How To Choose The Best Carpet For A Family Room

A family room is pretty much like a kitchen in the sense that it’s an area of the house where everyone hangs out, whether it’s to watch TV, listen to some music, play a board game, or just relax. Because of the very nature of the room, a lot of time can be spent on the floor. Perhaps babies are learning to crawl, teens are laying on the floor to watch a movie, and the pet dog is laying down by the sofa.
Carpet feels warm and cosy which is why many people opt for carpet in a family room […]

By |September 15th, 2017|Blog|

The Life Cycle Of The Common Bed Bug

If you’ve woken up covered in itchy bites then there’s every chance that your room is infected with bed bugs. Fortunately bed bugs aren’t known to transmit disease but nonetheless they are commonly classed as a household pest and unfortunately they’re on the rise here in Australia.

So why are bed bugs increasing in numbers?
Experts reckon that it’s because people travel more frequently nowadays, lack of knowledge about these troublesome pests, increased resistance of bed bugs to pesticides, and pest control practices which are ineffective.

Identification
Given their small size, and because they like to remain hidden, bed bugs can be difficult […]

By |September 6th, 2017|Blog|

How To Prepare For Professional Carpet Cleaning

A carpet adds warmth and character to a living room or bedroom but over time the fibres wear down in high traffic areas and stains can mar its appearance. If you’ve hired a professional cleaner to come to your home to clean your carpet then here a few ways to prepare:

Vacuum your floors
Although the professsionals will run a vacuum over your carpet before they clean it and remove any dirt and stains, it’s still a good idea to get rid of pet hairs, crumbs and dust before they arrive by running the vacuum over it yourself. This also means […]

By |August 31st, 2017|Blog|

Isn’t It Time You Had Your Aircon System Cleaned?

It might sound like an unnecessary chore to clean your air conditioning unit, after all as long as it’s cooling your house in the spring and summer months, that’s OK isn’t it? Well, actually no. Cleaning your aircon unit has a number of health and monetary benefits, both for you and your family. So let’s take a closer look:

1. Improved efficiency
You’ll notice a marked improvement in the efficiency of your aircon unit since cleaning away the dust and debris that has accumulated on your unit, reduces the stress and pressure of operating within dirty conditions. Your unit has to […]

By |August 25th, 2017|Blog|

Discover The Benefits Of Curtain Steam Cleaning

If your curtains are looking a little worse for wear then you might want to consider curtain steam cleaning. Besides complementing your windows and décor, curtains prevent dust and allergens from entering your home. However in order to keep them looking fresh and attractive and to stop dirt from accumulating on them, it’s important to have them cleaned regularly.
We recommend curtain steam cleaning so let’s take a look at some of the benefits associated with this procedure.

High quality cleaning – Steam cleaners will free your curtain from allergens and kill any mites that may be present. Dust mites […]

By |August 18th, 2017|Blog|

Teflon – What It Is and How It Protects Your Carpets and Upholstery

If you’ve ever used Teflon for your carpets or upholstery then you’re probably aware that it’s designed as a preventative maintenance treatment treatment ….. or maybe not? These days many carpets come with the product already applied during the manufacturing process, and it probably helps to boost sales. The question is what exactly is Teflon, what does it do, and is it worth what you have to pay for it?
Teflon is intended to protect the fabric (i.e. carpet or upholstery) from stains penetrating through such as coffee or wine stains, tomato sauce, that kind of thing. The problem is […]

By |August 9th, 2017|Blog|

Points To Consider When Choosing A New Carpet

Choosing a new carpet is exciting since it can totally transform your living space, remove odours which your old carpet may have been harbouring, and make you fall in love with your room once again. When you’re choosing carpet for your home or business, there are a few things to consider, so let’s take a look.

Overall appearance
Are you looking for a carpet with an interesting pattern to transform your space and be the focal point of your room? Or are you choosing a carpet to add warmth and functionality – in which case muted, soft shades may be the […]

By |August 4th, 2017|Blog|

How To Stop Dirt From Entering Your Home

Keeping your home clean can feel like being on a merry-go- round. No sooner have you cleaned it then it seems that within no time at all the dust is back again. To avoid cleaning your home every day, assuming you even have the time to do so, it’s best if you can prevent dirt from entering your home in the first place. You know the old saying “prevention is better than cure” and it’s the same with cleaning. The less build up of dirt and dust, the easier it is to keep on top of cleaning. So how […]

By |July 28th, 2017|Blog|
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