The Importance of Quick Drying

In this blog-post we discuss the importance of thorough drying in everyday carpet and upholstery cleaning which is often neglected or not treated with the attention it deserves.    Drying; possibly the most important part of wet cleaning and restoration. Water is an essential part of our lives but it can, and frequently does, cause…

Steam Cleaning Carpet

Steam Carpet Cleaning – The Preferred Method by Major Carpet Manufacturers There are 5 widely used methods of carpet cleaning available for residential use. The primary methods of residential carpet cleaning are steam cleaning, foam cleaning, shampoo cleaning, bonnet cleaning and carbonated carpet cleaning. With the exclusion of properly done steam cleaning, it has been…

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…

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…