Do you reuse the water?

This is a question that we honestly never thought would come up, but apparently it has. A recent study to understand what the most common consumer questions regarding carpet cleaning.  Guess what number three was? That’s right! The third most common question was “do carpet cleaners reuse the water.” This is interesting to us because…

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.…

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…

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…

Odours and How to Deal With Them

Odours or as we like to say in West Cork “smells” occur in most domestic and commercial settings. The most common sources of odours are: Smoke Food and beverages that have spilled and seeped into the carpet Urine Mold and mildew Other source of odours are vomit and other bodily fluids. While these can be…