Top Ten Ways to Vacuum More Efficiently

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Some cleaning professionals have been vacuuming carpets for so long they think they were born knowing how to do it.  Not so.  Vacuuming is a learned task and vital to proper cleaning.  And, there are ways to make vacuuming faster, safer, and more effective ways. Continue reading

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Breathe Easier by Installing Carpet

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Allergens

Some biopollutants, such as animal dander, house dust mites, and mold, have been linked to allergies and asthma, and many of these substances are commonly found in the average home.  It is important to understand that the mere presence of allergens does not in itself pose a hazard.  The allergen must be inhaled for exposure to occur, and in order for inhalation to occur, the allergen must be airborne. Continue reading

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Steam Cleaning Your Carpet: Before, During, and After

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Date Published: Oct 04 2012
by Leigh Egan, Angie’s List Contributor

Among the many methods professional carpet cleaners use, steam cleaning employs a hot water extraction solution that cleans carpets deeply using water temperatures between 180-212 degrees Fahrenheit. Typically, carpet steam cleaning companies provide services for residential and business customers. Continue reading

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How to Properly Clean Your Area Rug

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 Date Published: Dec 07 2011

Submitted by Dalworth Rug Cleaning

A clean area rug displays charmingly and is a stylish and popular accessory in many households. It beautifies the home and makes it cozy and inviting. However, area rugs are exposed to tremendous wear and tear on a daily basis. They trap dust, dirt, mud, odors and oils due to heavy foot traffic, pet accidents, smoking and spills. A proper area rug cleaning and maintenance routine will prolong the life of your rug, preventing premature wear. Continue reading

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Carpet Cleaning Tips to Remove Spots & Stains

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The most important step is to act quickly. Many spills can be removed when immediate action is taken. The longer you wait, the greater the chance the spill will become a permanent stain. Continue reading

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How to Clean Common Stains

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Date Published: Aug 16 2011

Many of us start our strategies against soiled carpeting just a few steps away from the welcome mat. We place throw rugs in front of the doors in our homes, hoping to prevent dirty shoes from coming in contact with the carpet. We invest in stain-resistant floor coverings and adopt “no-shoes-in-the-house” policies. Continue reading

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How to Remove Laundry Detergent

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Date Published: Jan 24 2012

by Josh Palmer

Laundry detergent is one most common household items found within the home. If you spill detergent on carpet, you could spend hours trying to remove it because the very thick liquid gets deep into carpet fibers. It could take several hours for you to even make a dent. One of the best ways to take care of the problem is to use a heavy-duty vacuum cleaner as well as a steamer. Continue reading

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Consumer Care Tips

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Use Mats/Rugs at all entrances to your home.

Entry mats are a simple, effective way to keep your carpet looking better longer. Think of them as your first line of defense against dirt, grime and other pollutants. By using entry mats and rugs, you can keep yourself and other family members and guests from tracking dirt into your home and onto your carpet. By keeping dirt from getting to your carpet, you reduce the abrasive effect it has on carpet fibers. You not only keep your carpet looking better longer, you prolong its life. Continue reading

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Five Common Carpet Myths Debunked

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Carpet has been the most popular floor covering in America for decades for good reason – carpets feel soft, reduce noise and insulate rooms. But some common misconceptions deter people from buying carpets. Before purchasing flooring, consider the following information from Shaw Floors:


MYTH 1:  Asthma and allergy sufferers should not have carpet in the home. Continue reading

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Professional Carpet Cleaning and Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

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By Doug Taylor

Imagination is an amazing  human trait. As children, most of us went through a  night-time phase fearing there were monsters under our bed or in the closet. A  few years later, we began watching horror movies in  tense anticipation, expecting some creature lying in wait to suddenly appear on the  screen and surprise us – or we’d keep a nervous eye on the surrounding dark woods while sitting  at a campfire and sharing ghost stories. We have a fascination with the unknown, the unexplained, the  “whatever it is out there” that might jump out and grab us. The stronger a person’s imagination, the more vivid that fascination or fear can be. Continue reading

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