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…

Cleaning Synthetic Nubuck (Microsuede)

Synthetic Nubuck really looks like the real thing. Synthetic Nubuck , commonly known as microsuede, is made of synthetic fibers woven together to mimic the velvety look and feel of real suede. Microfiber suede is more affordable and usually requires less care and maintenance than natural suede, making it an ideal material for upholstery. Regular…

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…