Tips on Hoovering….

Tips on Hoovering…. So you think hovering properly is easy. Think again if you want to do a really good job. The following are my tops tips for doing an excellent job in prolonging the life of your carpet. Carpets need to be vacuumed once a week and more often in areas of heavy traffic.…

The Dangers of DIY Carpet Cleaning

There’s something special about having fresh, clean carpets. It makes you feel better and gives your guests a great welcome. Cleaning them yourself may have been an idea you may have thought about before – after all there are lots of adverts saying how you can hire ‘professional’ machines and the results look really good.…

Benefits of Carpet

 So, What are the benefits of carpets and area rugs. Well they provide warmth and comfort. Carpet provides thermal resistance, or R-value.  In colder seasons, it retains warm air longer, an energy conservation benefit.  Carpet provides a comfortable environment in which to work and live as well as giving a space an overall warmer feeling. Carpets add beauty and…

Green Cleaning

Green Cleaning – How can I achieve it! Many homes and businesses are now aware that considering the environment during your cleaning process is something that can be easily achieved. However, for people to understand and be aware that green cleaning is more than simply switching to the use of green cleaning products is less…

Carpet Types….

Everything you need to know about Different Carpets and their Manufacture! When choosing a carpet, it’s worth bearing in mind the visual, as well as the technical issues. One of the main factors when considering carpet is the amount of foot traffic that will be on the area once laid. The construction and the texture…

What Carpet for what room….

Which Carpet Type for which Room The Living Room Although many people are looking for some luxury and comfort in this room, it’s sensible to also look for durability. Almost any type of carpet can be placed in the living area, depending on personal taste. Dining Room Most separate dining rooms are not often used…

Carpet Beetle… Who’s been eating my carpet……

So you found an eaten section of your carpet… Does it look like this Normally I find that these patches are caused by the carpet beetle. When I advise the householder of what’s causing their carpet to “almost” disappear before their eyes the normal response is shock and disgust. People are quite intimidated by any type…

Can the colour of a carpet affect productivity and mood…

What Colour Carpet should I choose… “Carpet can even stimulate or depress your appetite, lift or lower your spirits, and has the potential to improve or reduce student performance and worker productivity.” This is why more and more architects, designers, and facility managers are taking a bit more time when selecting carpeting that not only…

Routine Care for Hard Flooring

Routine Care For Hard/Porous Flooring Routine Care Porous floors, like other types of hard surface flooring, are typically maintained on a routine basis by sweeping, dry mopping, or vacuuming, along with damp mopping. This cleaning removes everyday dirt and prevents “gritty” soils from scratching the floor’s surface and discoloring it. When possible, it can help…

Reducing the effects of Allergens in the home

Welcome news for asthma and allergy sufferers as results from a new study confirm that professional steam cleaning significantly reduces the number of allergens in the home. The study was released during the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) which found the Hot Water Extraction Process as used…