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Posted by on in Stains on Carpets
Characteristics of Carpet Stains   When it comes to stains on carpets, there are typically two types of stains on carpets. There are surface stains and there are deep stains. Surface stains are the result of substances like dirt, grease, sap, or other stains related to foot traffic, or small stains resulting from small spills. These stains are usually just on the surface or face yarns of the carpets. Since these stains are surface orientated, they will clean off fairly easily unless they ...

Posted by on in About Rugs
Cleaning of Wool Carpets When it comes to the cleaning of wool carpets there are many items of concern. Many more than those carpets made of the latest synthetic fibers. The first concern is using cleaners that are safe to use on wool fibers. Most cleaners today are designed to be used on synthetic fibers and are much too strong for wool. To strong means that the ph level is too high and can cause a chemical burn on natural fibers. Some people think if the cleaners are too strong, they can jus...

Posted by on in Discussions on Carpet & Upholstery
This is a subject that really should be both understood and explained to homeowners by professionals before providing service in many areas. In the carpet and upholstery cleaning field, I see this quite often and I also realize even our industry does not do enough to educate the consumer. Pre-existing conditions usually refer to conditions that are present before the onset of any work onto a particular project. An example of this could be a plant that is on a rug and the plant is watered ...

Posted by on in Spot Cleaning
Cleaning of Cat Urine on Rugs   Let me first give you a few facts on cat urine marking and cat habits before discussing the cleaning of cat urine on rugs. Before we go into the details of cat urine and its ammonia smell, it is important to note what cat urine is composed of. It is made up of different chemicals like urea, uric acid, and cretonne. You will even find the presence of some electrolytes in the urine. The cat urine contains other waste chemicals as well as bilirubin, ketones, n...

Posted by on in Carpet Cleaning
Every carpet is created a little differently. There is a lot more to carpet differences than price. The fibers used, colors or dye process used as well as the weave of the rug itself.  Various fibers and how they are used in carpet dictates how easy the carpet will be to clean, how long it will last, and retain its appearance, texture, and color.  Professional carpet cleaners must not only know the fiber content and the characteristics of the carpet they clean, but they must also know...