Carpet Cleaning Tips

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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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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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 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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How to Make a Carpet Cleaning Solution

The internet is literally packed with carpet cleaning solution recipes. It’s hard to know which one works. They all differ and the ingredients may or may not be available in your location. You need a carpet cleaning solution that not only works, but saves money, and is kind to your carpets and kind to the environment. It’s…

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Sodium Percarbonate for Carpet Cleaning and Stain Removal

Excellent safe bleaching for laundry, carpet cleaning, general cleaning & much more! You’ve heard of products such as OxiClean, OxyBoost, Vanish and Tide laundry detergent. They all contain Sodium Percarbonate, also known as Sodium Carbonate Peroxyhydrate, or oxygen bleach powder. Dissolved in water, preferably hot, it yields a mixture of Hydrogen Peroxide and Sodium Carbonate. Packs…

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