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Ways to Avoid Mould On Your Carpets After Water Damage

Home floods are a horrible thing to happen and what’s more any sort of flooding or leaks from faulty pipes, can lead to the growth of harmful mould beneath your flooring. It really doesn’t take much water for mould to grow and cause a lot of damage. All it needs is a moist dark space and it can happily grow quickly. These situations create must the type of environment that mould and mildew can thrive in. It can be there without you knowing it, particularly in porous materials like carpets.
The best way to prevent mould from growing and spreading […]

By |November 18th, 2016|Blog|

Curtain Cleaning – How Often Should It Be Done?

Although most people vacuum and clean their carpets on a regular basis, curtain cleaning is something that often tends to be overlooked. Curtains naturally attract odours and dust so in order to keep your house smelling and looking fresh and clean, regular curtain cleaning is essential.
The problem with curtains is that once you’ve hung them in place, it’s all too easy to forget about them until you suddenly notice that they’ve become a bit of an eyesore.
So how often should you clean your curtains?

General curtain cleaning
As with carpets it’s best to clean your curtains before they look really grimy […]

By |November 9th, 2016|Blog|

How To Eradicate The Smell Of Pet Urine From Your Carpet

As a pet owner you already know how much your pet enriches your life. However accidents happen and when pets are young or are getting on in years they can’t always control where they go to the toilet. In some cases, your shag pile is often the first port of call. The problem is that pet urine has a really strong smell and no matter how much you scrub, that smell tends to linger. So just how do you get rid of any staining and scent from your carpet?
Act quickly
The important thing is to act quickly. First of all […]

By |November 3rd, 2016|Blog|

Essential Carpet Cleaning Tips For Berber and Frieze Carpets

Aside from regular vacuuming there will be times when you need to address the matter of carpet cleaning in order to keep it looking great and prolong its shelf life. While moisture is easily absorbed by your carpet leaving it looking less than perfect, dirt particles can also be ground in, causing wear and tear to your carpet fibres. The issue is that all carpets are not the same and proper cleaning requires differing practices, depending upon your carpet type. With this in mind, let’s take a closer look at two of the most popular, Berber and Frieze.
Berber carpet […]

By |October 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|

3 Of The Most Common Misconceptions About Commercial Carpet Cleaning

When it comes to caring for your carpets most people do little more than vacuum their carpets, once a week if they’re lucky, and blot up the odd spillage. However, it’s this lack of care which can lead to harmful and potentially expensive consequences for your carpet. To help maintain the appearance and longevity of your carpet we’ve put together 3 of the most common misconceptions about commercial carpet cleaning.
1. My carpet was only purchased last year so it doesn’t yet need cleaning
One of the most common misconceptions in the commercial carpet cleaning industry is that your carpet […]

By |October 20th, 2016|Blog|

So Just How Often Should You Have Your Upholstery Cleaned Anyhow?

While we clean our homes and even our carpets on a regular basis, we often forget one area, and that is to have our upholstery cleaned. Whether it’s a complete living room suite, a chaise lounge in a library or study area, or a love seat in the bedroom, all of these are usually upholstered pieces that need regular maintenance. However more often than not there are too many people who see their furniture as being dingy and dirty and will dispose of it or change it, when there’s nothing really wrong, whereas the furniture in question could look […]

By |October 12th, 2016|Blog|

3 Common Carpet Cleaning Mistakes To Avoid

No matter how careful we are in our homes there are always going to be accidents where food or drink, or some other substance is dropped on to your carpet. Spot cleaning a carpet is something that most of us do all the time. From mopping up coffee spills to cleaning up after your pet has had an ‘accident’, a carpet certainly takes a beating. There are plenty of ways to remove common spills and stains but there are 3 things carpet cleaning mistakes to avoid at all costs when cleaning your carpet.
You may think you know what not to […]

By |October 6th, 2016|Blog|

What’s Lurking In Your Office Carpet?

To be honest, most of us don’t give a lot of thought to carpet cleaning unless something gets spilled on the carpet and stains it. Most times it’s a quick vacuum and everything’s alright. Unfortunately it isn’t quite that simple.
After the harsh winter months especially, an office carpet can really take a beating. Over time, dirt and dust gets brought in on employees’ shoes and repeatedly stepped on, breaking down your carpet’s fibres and making its replacement an earlier date than you had hoped for. In addition dirty carpets can lead to bad smells and conditions which aren’t exactly […]

By |September 27th, 2016|Blog|

7 Carpet Cleaning Tips and Tricks

If you’ve read any of our previous blogs you should be aware by now of the part that professional carpet cleaning plays in prolonging the life of your carpet. But you may just be wondering how to keep your carpets looking good in between professional cleans and how to tackle spills and stains.
Here’s 7 tips and tricks to help with stains and keep your carpets looking like new.

1. Always blot
If you’ve spilled something on your carpet then grab a clean cloth or paper towel and blot carefully from outside-in to take out as much of the moisture as possible. […]

By |September 21st, 2016|Blog|

How to Save Flooded Carpets

There’s nothing worse than arriving home to find that your house has suffered a flood, either from water leaking through a ceiling, your washing machine emptying out, or a hot water heater has busted and sent water all over your carpets. Either way saving flooded carpets is a serious issue.

Act fast
Try and remain calm, but at the same time you need to get straight to work on the wet carpet for a number of reasons. As well as preventing mould, drying out your carpet will help to save it. The longer that your carpet is wet the less chance […]

By |September 15th, 2016|Blog|

What’s Lurking In Your Lounge Carpet? – A Reality Check

Even though your favourite bedroom room or lounge carpet might look clean, the reality is that it probably won’t be. In fact your carpet is likely to be one of the most dirtiest places in your home. It’s a hotbed of pollen, dead skin, dust, pathogens and bacteria, not to mention the odd microscopic bug.
While it’s fair to say that a dirty lounge carpet isn’t necessarily a life threatening situation, for the more vulnerable such as the elderly or sick or indeed infants, your carpet (or rather what lies beneath) could be the main cause of respiratory issues or alternatively could easily […]

By |September 8th, 2016|Blog|

Which Type Of Carpets Should Go In Which Rooms?

While it’s well-documented that carpets provide warmth, cosiness, and insulation they’re also expensive items. Therefore if you’re going to have them fitted you need to make sure they are going to last. One way to do this is to ensure that the right type of carpeting is fitted into the right rooms Let’s take a closer look…

Formal or low traffic areas
For formal or low traffic areas such as dining rooms you might want to invest in a velvet pile carpet. It won’t be good in high traffic areas such as hallways or entrance ways as it will show every […]

By |August 31st, 2016|Blog|
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