Do you have carpeting on your stairs? While carpet on a staircase makes walking up and down safer and more comfortable, many homeowners find these carpets difficult to maintain. But it does not have to be a struggle. This carpet cleaning guide can help make cleaning a breeze.
It happens to everyone at some time or another. Regardless of how cautious you are in an attempt to prevent accidents that may lead to carpet stains, accidents happen. If you are like most people your first instinct is to grab a towel and start scrubbing and if that doesn’t work, you get out a cleaner […]
With the winter months bringing guests and the snow, the carpets are simply bound to take on extra dirt and stains unless you take measures to protect them. The lighter the carpet color, the more important it is to stay on top of winter maintenance. These seven tips will help you preserve your carpets while […]
That thin piece of your flooring, the carpet padding, plays a major role in the life of your carpet. But who thinks much about it? If you inherited the padding when you bought your home, and if you’ve never spilled any liquid on your carpet, you have little to ponder until it’s time to replace […]
Do you want a cleaner home? That should be a rhetorical question, because really, who doesn’t? A clean home is not only more attractive and relaxing; it can help you and your family stay healthier. But finding time for cleaning is harder than ever, it seems. You don’t have to sacrifice cleanliness to maintain your active lifestyle. Adopt a few new […]
Most carpets have been treated by the manufacturer to reduce staining, however, no carpet is completely stain proof. Over time the fibers in your carpet trap bacteria, dirt and oils, which cause odors, stains and discoloration of the material. Even carpets that look clean may have collected dirt, dust and germs below the surface.
Those with allergies also know that allergies don’t just flare up when they are outside. Indoor allergens, such as dust, dander and mold can be just as intense as outdoor allergy triggers like pollen. Regular housecleaning in all seasons can get rid of allergy triggers and help relieve your symptoms. The following cleaning tips will […]
If you have pets, you already know that pet fur and dander cling to both your furniture and your carpet. But fur and dander aren’t the only problems. Pets also track dirt and grime back inside every time they go out to play or for a potty break. While it does create a little more […]
Carpeting is a wonderful flooring material because it improves the look of your home, is soft and comfortable under your feet and helps control the noise level in your home. Unfortunately, it is also a large filter that collects massive amounts of bacteria, dirt, dust and debris. Carpet also is susceptible to stains if spills […]
The summer months have arrived. bringing with them heat, vacations and a heightened wave of activity around the home. While spring cleaning is all about reorganizing and opening up the home from the winter darkness, summertime tasks might be a bit more involved. Do you suddenly have children who are at home all day instead […]