Carpet Cleaning Methods

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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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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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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Carpet Cleaning Tips for High Traffic Areas

High traffic areas exist in most busy households. They will soil much quicker and as a result wear much quicker. To stop the wear regular cleaning is necessary or the other alternative is to protect with runners and rugs. Our experience is that entrances, stairs and lounge carpets take the brunt of the traffic. Putting…

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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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Pet Stains, Pet Odours, Carpet Cleaning Methods and Tips

Does this look familiar? We see this almost everyday when out carpet cleaning. It’s a real problem as pet urine can cause considerable damage to carpets. It stains and smells pretty bad. If you leave urine in a wool or wool mix carpet then nine times out of ten it will permanently stain. Finding Pet…

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Low Moisture Carpet Cleaning Facts

Low moisture carpet cleaning works very well on commercial or low profile (pile) carpets. It’s eco-friendly by using less power and water. Carpets are usually dry within the hour. It is a lot quicker than traditional hot water extraction (steam clean) and uses a special encapsulation detergent. Hardly any noise which is a plus for…

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