Author Archives: Fosters
NO NOT BLEACH
We often think of bleach as a great cleaning disinfectant and it is, but not on your carpet. There are some carpets made from material like Olefin that bleach doesn’t affect. However, most carpet is made of nylon and will … Continue reading
Three words; vacuum, vacuum, vacuum!
What’s the best way to maintain your carpet? Three words; vacuum, vacuum, vacuum! Think about how much dust ends up on your coffee table. Your carpet collects all that PLUS all the foot traffic debris as well. A grain … Continue reading
Does a protectant work?
Does a protectant work? A lot of people think that a protectant on their carpet means that it won’t get dirty. That’s just not true and not the purpose of a protectant. There are several purposes of a carpet protectant. One … Continue reading
Should you use a spotter or home carpet cleaning machine? Absolutely! The quicker you are able to get to cleaning spots and spills the better. If you’re able to get to spills quick enough, most can be cleaned and rinsed … Continue reading
Ask for protectant
Scotch Guard is a name brand of a protectant that people are most familiar with. Its like Cresent wrench is used for an adjustable wrench and Coke is used for soda pop. Protectants are a very important part of the … Continue reading
A lady was moving out of her apartment and was worried that the apartments were going to charge her for her carpet due to some bleach stains on it. She called us to give her an estimate and see if … Continue reading
How long should your carpet stay clean after its cleaned?
How long should your carpet stay clean after its cleaned? This is a question that is raised a lot. Years ago carpets used to resoil faster due to the soaps used in the cleaning process but chemistry has evolved a … Continue reading
How often should you get your carpets cleaned?
How often should you have your carpets cleaned? A question that takes a little thought. The carpet manufacture recommends you clean every 6 to 18 months depending on use. Your higher traffic areas you want to clean more frequently and … Continue reading
Nylon vs. Polyester
If you come to a point in time when you need to buy new carpet, what kind of carpet should you buy? There is different quality levels in the carpets produced. What makes the difference is the density of the … Continue reading
Carpet in the bathroom?
Carpet in the bathroom? I know how good it feels to step out of the shower on to soft, warm carpet. It’s like you don’t even have to dry your feet. However, carpet in the bathroom poses several problems often … Continue reading