Carpet Cleaning Facts

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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Eco Friendly Carpet Cleaning

Is carpet cleaning eco-friendly? It most definitely is! Carpet cleaning companies are in the business of recycling if you think about it. Carpets last longer when they are cleaned and that means less manufacturing. Less manufacturing means less carbon footprint. Our world will never become cleaner unless we repair instead of replace. Most of us…

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Carpet Cleaning Prices

Why Do Carpet Cleaning Prices Vary So Much? Good question! I suppose it depends on where you live and the number of carpet cleaning businesses in that area. The more there are the greater the competition and then the price drops. You would think London would be the most expensive for carpet cleaning. Think again!…

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High Pressure Hot Water Extraction Carpet Cleaning

Hot water extraction (commonly known as steam cleaning) is the most popular choice for cleaning carpets. A solution or water is sprayed into the carpet and at the same time vacuumed out. Special jets make the solution, or steam, very fine for carpet cleaning. The pressure is made by a pump and on many professional…

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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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Bait and Switch Carpet Cleaning

Unfortunately the old “Bait and Switch” scam exists in the carpet cleaning industry and well as many other industries. It’s been around as long as carpet cleaning itself and customers looking to get their carpets cleaned need to beware! A simple job that costs a few quid can end up costing hundreds. Who is at…

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Cheap Carpet Cleaning Versus Expensive Carpet Cleaning

Note This! Not all carpet cleaning companies offer the same process & service when it comes to professional carpet cleaning. Not all carpet cleaning companies are professional. Not all carpet cleaning companies give a S**T. Not all carpet cleaning companies play fair. You Get What You Pay For Not always true but it makes sense.…

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Why Carpet Cleaning Machine Maintenance is so Important

Getting a professional result from carpet cleaning is not all about the equipment but it is very important. Poor equipment – poor result! The type of equipment is crucial. Commercial or industrial equipment, for carpet cleaning as a business, is a must. Carpet cleaners, made for home use, would fail within a few weeks because they would…

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