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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 Teflon 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 that […]

By |August 9th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

How Often Should You Have Your Carpets Cleaned?

Carpet cleaning can be a daunting task so it’s little wonder that people often leave it until their carpet is looking decidedly worse for wear. Homes and offices that have wall to wall carpeting should have them cleaned thoroughly on a regular basis by a professional carpet cleaning service to keep the environment safe for adults and kids alike.

So how often do carpets need cleaning?
As lovely as carpets look, they do collect all manner of dirt and germs. Dirt, sand, dust, pet hair and anything else that is brought in from outside on the bottom of shoes. They also […]

By |July 21st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

5 Reasons To Have Your Upholstery Professionally Cleaned

Isn’t it strange how when you first purchase a new sofa or chairs for your home, you’re constantly fussing over them, tweaking the cushions and brushing away any crumbs, to make sure they look pristine and enhance your living space. However, after no more than a few months, complacency takes over, the dog gets to sit on the sofa while you watch TV, and you kind of resign yourself to the fact that your upholstery now looks a little dingy.
However, it needn’t be that way. You’ll be amazed at the results that professional upholstery cleaning can achieve. Not […]

By |July 14th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Tile Grout – How to Keep It Clean

Tiling whether it be in your bathroom or kitchen acts as the perfect finishing touch tying in your colour scheme and décor. However, have you ever wondered why your tile grout gets so dirty and what you can do to keep it looking pristine?

What exactly is tile grout?
Grout is the name of the material that is applied between tiles in order to hold them together and fill up the spaces. Because of its rough porous nature, it does unfortunately mean that dirt and grit is easily attracted to it. What’s more, liquids can also penetrate deep into the grout […]

By |July 5th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How You Can Benefit From Mattress Cleaning

Although most people pride themselves on keeping their homes neat, tidy, and clean, it’s surprising how often their mattresses get overlooked. Because the mattress is covered and looks clean to the naked eye, it’s hardly surprising that most people consider they need do no more. However the truth is that although your mattress may look spotlessly clean and you regularly change your bed sheets, it is not sufficiently clean to sleep on.
We carry out mattress cleaning on a regular basis and our customers are always amazed, and some horrified, at the volume of dead skin flakes, dirt particles and […]

By |June 29th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments
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