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Carpet Cleaning Facts That Everyone Should Know

Jan 1, 2013   //   by shen   //   Blog Topics  //  No Comments

Carpet cleaning

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Carpet cleaning, for beautification, and the removal of stains, dirt, grit, sand, and allergens can be achieved by several methods, both traditional and modern. Clean carpets are recognized by manufacturers as being more visually pleasing, potentially longer-lasting, and probably healthier than poorly maintained carpets.

Sanitary Maintenance magazine reports that carpet cleaning is widely misunderstood, and chemical developers have only within recent decades created Read more >>

The difference between a spot and a stain

Nov 24, 2011   //   by shen   //   Blog Topics  //  No Comments

Q: Can you explain the difference between a spot and a stain? Does it really matter that much in regards to how you proceed with cleaning?

A: Whether a substance in a carpet or on furniture is a spot or a stain can affect how you approach the job. Spots are relatively easy to remove, while stains may take quite a bit of time and you should plan for that and probably price accordingly.

Basically, a spot is substance on the outside of the fiber, such as chewing gum, paint and many common food residues. A spot is something Read more >>

Eco Friendly Carpet Cleaning

Nov 22, 2011   //   by shen   //   Blog Topics, Latest News  //  No Comments

Dear EarthTalk: My carpets need professional cleaning, but I don’t want chemicals and fumes in my house. Some companies advertise “safe,” but I’m not sure.
— Suzie Franklin DeFazio, via e-mail

Traditional commercial carpet-cleaning solutions contain a cocktail of noxious synthetic chemicals. One, perchloroethylene, commonly called “perc” in the industry, is a notorious dry cleaning additive known to cause dizziness, fatigue and nausea if ingested or inhaled. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also links perc to kidney and liver damage. Another chemical, naphthalene, a solvent manufactured from coal tar, is considered toxic to the human central nervous system and a possible carcinogen by the U.S. Environmental Read more >>