Carpet Care

Common Carpet Cleaning Problems and Mistakes

It’s certainly not uncommon for people to clean their carpets and make some real basic mistakes. Unfortunately for them these can cost big. The look and feel of the carpet can be changed forever and in the worse case the carpet can be damaged beyond repair. This also applies to some professional cleaners and carpet…

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How to Care for Coir, Sisal and Seagrass Carpets

Coir, Sisal & Seagrass carpets are extremely tough compared to conventional carpets. The hard, natural vegetable fibres are quite resistant to dirt and grit. Abrasion is much less and if properly cared for they will last many years. They do, however, come at a premium price and do not tolerate excessive moisture and spills. Stains can…

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How Often Should Commercial Carpet be Cleaned

Commercial carpet is very different to the carpet one would typically see in the home. It feels different. Normally quite course to touch and with no pile. It can be in the form of carpet tiles or on the roll. Made from polyamide, nylon, polyester, polyolefin, even wool, just to name a few ingredients. It is…

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Wool Carpet Care and Maintenance

Regular maintenance and cleaning of a wool or wool mix carpet will most definitely increase the lifespan and improve its good appearance. Wool carpets are very expensive, as we all know, and not looking after them defeats the object of having them in the first place! If you are not so bothered then consider synthetic.…

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Carpet Cleaning Tips

Carpet cleaning is something we can all do and without professional equipment. It just takes a little knowledge and planning. Preparation is crucial for a good outcome and using the correct tools for the job makes life so much easier. Treat your carpets as you would washing your clothes. Think of the basic cycle of…

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Carpet Pet Hair Removal

It’s like fighting a losing battle. I have 2 small dogs and I feel hard done by! I imagine you people with huge hairy dogs must need the Prozac. “It’s a nightmare”. Then the hair decides to embed itself in the carpet, getting deeper and deeper. Before you know it your house smells all doggy.…

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Preparing Your Home for Carpet Cleaning

You’ve done your research and chosen a carpet cleaning company. There are ways to get the most out of your clean and even improve the results. It involves a little planning and a bit of common sense. If you help your carpet cleaner then chances are they will work harder for you. This equals a…

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How to Clean a Carpet at Home by Hand

It seems that this is a common question on Google – How to clean a carpet at home by hand? Are you going to buy a professional cleaning solution or make your own? Have a look at my blog on making your own carpet cleaning solution. Recommended Carpet Cleaning Solutions I appreciate that you might…

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How to Get Blood Out of a Wool Carpet

This is quite a common problem and most people fear that blood in a carpet is game over! Well fear not because we have successfully removed large spills of blood from many types of different carpets. These include pure wool, wool mix and synthetic carpets and rugs. Yes this also includes light coloured like white…

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Carpet Repair the Quick Way

Not only is it quick its cheap too, especially if you are renting a property and burnt the carpet! Or maybe you have a permanent stain or bleach mark. There is a solution – cut out the damage and replace with a donor piece of carpet. There are a few carpet cutters on the market. I…

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