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How To Protect Your Wool Carpet From Carpet Beetles

Australia is home to a wide variety of grubs and insects with the carpet beetle being one of them. This native beetle can be found throughout Australia in forests, gardens, woodland, and urban areas where it feeds on pollens. The larvae of this beetle are easily recognised for their brown fluffy bodies and bands of stripes. The grubs live for around 9 months feeding on animal proteins found in animal skins, hair, feathers, and other dried animal products.

Unfortunately the tastes of the larvae also extend to the wool found in carpets and rugs, and they’ll munch happily away on […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Blog|

How To Get Chewing Gum Out Of Your Carpet

If you’ve got kids then you’ve probably found chewed gum in a variety of places as well as your carpets. Removing gum from your carpet is one of those tasks that gets harder the longer you leave it for the fact that the gum dries and hardens. However, we’ve put together a variety of methods to help you but please remember that if the gum is left on the carpet and gets trodden on, then the further it sinks into the fibres, making it even more difficult to remove. So as soon as you see gum stop and remove […]

By |June 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Water Damaged Carpet – Your Most Common Questions Answered

As a home owner you get used to dealing with everyday problems that occur, but when it comes to water damage, now that’s a different matter. If your carpets have been damaged by flood water then it’s extremely important to deal with the situation promptly and to restore the damage in the correct way. The good news is that it’s often possible to fully restore water damaged flooring if action is taken promptly. Since water damage isn’t an everyday matter, many of our customers are unsure of the action to take if they come home to find themselves knee […]

By |June 6th, 2017|Blog|

Common Carpet Cleaning Myths Uncovered

Investing in quality carpet for your home can make a large dent in your wallet which is why it’s worth taking good care of it from the outset in order to keep it looking fresh and clean and to help it last longer. The thing is, there are so many myths circulating about carpet cleaning which is why we thought we’d take this opportunity of uncovering them and telling you the truth.
Myth 1 – If my carpet is only a year old then it can’t possibly want cleaning
The fact is that many people think that their carpet doesn’t need […]

By |June 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

How To Manage Pet Odours

Pets are a huge part of our lives and bring us a lot of pleasure which is one of the reasons that most of us seem to accept that pet odours in the house are just part and parcel of owning a pet. However, if you can learn to manage pet odours then it will make your home a happier place and you’ll feel way more comfortable inviting guests around. Pet odour removal is a particularly difficult task because once the smell has set in it can permanently damage your floor, carpet, and furniture.
Why are pet odours so difficult […]

By |May 25th, 2017|Blog|

The Benefits Of Having Your Upholstery Cleaned By Professionals

It probably took you an age to save up for your new sofa and many hours spent searching for the right one, so it’s hardly surprising that once you first got it home, you took good care of it. If so much as a crumb fell on it you picked it up right away; however as time has gone on, although you’ve picked up crumbs and mopped up spills, you’re less concerned with the appearance of your furniture. In fact, although your dog was initially banished from the sofa, he now spends almost as much time on it as […]

By |May 18th, 2017|Blog|

Top Tips To Help Your Carpet Last Longer

Carpets are still the preferred choice of many to keep their homes looking and feeling warm and cosy but while they look beautiful the downside is that they are unfortunately susceptible to stains and discolouration. The good news is that there are things you can do to minimise the risk of damage to your carpet and help it last longer. With this in mind, take a look below at our top tips:
Area mats and runners
Depending on the layout of your home no matter how your furniture is arranged, there are still some areas that receive more traffic than others. […]

By |May 11th, 2017|Blog|

Exploring The Benefits Of Regular Commercial Carpet Cleaning

We’re always talking about the benefits of having your carpets cleaned at home by a professional cleaning company but what about your office carpets? If you tend to leave carpet cleaning until such a time that one of your employees spills a cup of coffee all over it, then perhaps it’s time to explore the benefits of regular commercial carpet cleaning.
Keeping your office clean is naturally important for the health of your employees, and your carpets play a large role in this. Carpets are a great way of enhancing the appearance of an office and help to improve the […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Blog|

How To Deal With A Basement Flood

If you’ve suffered a flood in your basement then your carpet may still be salvageable, depending on where the water came from, but speed is of the essence. You’ll need to work fast before mould starts to grow, and this is what you need to know:
DIY or PRO
As a general rule of thumb if the source of the flood water was clean, i.e. from a washing machine or a foundation leak then you can probably save the carpet but not necessarily the pad. You’ll need to act quickly though since mould will start to grow if your carpet isn’t […]

By |April 26th, 2017|Blog|

How To Keep Your House Clean Even With Pets

For many people a house just isn’t a home without a pet, but being a pet owner doesn’t lend itself to keeping your house clean. The good news is that we’ve put together a few hints and tips which with regular effort and sticking to a routine, will make having a clean house with your furry friends that much easier to attain.
Prevention
The saying is that ‘prevention is better than cure’ and there’s never been a truer word said.

Grooming
Get into a routine of spending just 5 or 10 minutes each day grooming your cat or dog. Not only does it […]

By |April 18th, 2017|Blog|

Hot Water Extraction For Your Carpets

If you’ve never heard of the term ‘hot water extraction’ then it’s hardly surprising. Most times it’s inaccurately referred to a steam cleaning. Truth be told, it doesn’t really matter what this method of carpet cleaning is called, you just need to know that it is the very best form of carpet cleaning, when carried out by professionals.
Don’t just take our word for it
Naturally we’re going to be pushing our service, but if you’re still in doubt then just look closer into the carpet industry itself to see what method it recommends both for carpets and upholstery. There is […]

By |April 13th, 2017|Blog|

Carpet Odour Removal And Why You May Not Be Able To DIY

According to a recent survey, more than 80% of homeowners felt that how clean their floors were played a major factor in the health of their family. While this may be true, another survey recognised that only 15% of homeowners bothered to have their carpets professionally cleaned on an annual basis. This may be down to the fact that dust dirt and bacteria can hide in carpet fibres so a carpet will appear cleaner for longer, even though it really isn’t.
In many cases it isn’t until a carpet starts to give off a nasty whiff that the owner decides […]

By |April 7th, 2017|Blog|
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