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Posted by on in Carpet Cleaning
Odors in Carpets There are different reasons why you might have odors in your carpets and considering no one wants their carpets or house to smell, something needs to be done.  Yet many times living with odors every day, we seem to become immune to the odors in our own homes and visitors don’t want to offend you and mention it.  Typically, if something is clean, it will not smell or give off an odor. What we need to determine is how clean is clean. Sometimes carpets may appear clean b...

Posted by on in Leather Upholstery
What is the best type of leather upholstery to get Today, many people have decided to go with leather upholstery instead of your traditional fabric upholstery. Like anything else, there are pluses and misuses.  First, let us consider why people would feel this way. Most, probably have had upholstered fabric that either didn’t hold up well or got soiled and or stained from spills that they just could not get cleaned, so thought leather would be a better choice. The truth is, there are thre...

Posted by on in Spot Cleaning
Removing rust from a carpet There are many products on the market today that is capable of removing rust from a carpet. The problem is whether or not that particular product is safe to use on the fibers in your rug. Rugs consist of fibers such as nylon, nylon 66, polyester, olefin, or natural fibers like wool, silk, cotton, and jute. These fibers all have different tolerance for chemicals. Some can be exposed to alkaline some to acids and others can’t tolerate either and should only be exposed...

Posted by on in Spot Cleaning
 Ink on Upholstery? This can be a simple stain to get out or it can be the worst possible stain. It all depends upon the amount of ink. Typically there are two main types of ink stains. A line, usually caused by an accidental swiping of a pen across the surface of a fabric. The other type is blots and can be caused by either the dropping of a pen between cushions and left undetected for some time. This allows the tip of the pen to come in contact with the fabric and as a result the ink wic...

Posted by on in Carpet Cleaning
Boston Carpet Cleaning Whether it is Boston carpet cleaning you need or Boston upholstery cleaning. We have the knowledge and experience as well as the passion to provide you with the highest level of service in the greater Boston area.  Alec’s Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning LLC was established in 1970 and provides carpet and upholstery cleaning services to the greater Boston area as well as all of Cape Cod. We provide our services at many of Boston’s most exclusive residences such as T...