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Removing Set In Carpet Stains With An Iron

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Did you know you can easily remove set in carpet stains only using an iron and a simple to make cleaning solution that you can make from common household items? Here’s how to do it. Ingredients: White Vinegar Water Spray Bottle Old Light Colored Towel Add 1 part white vinegar to 3 parts water in a spray bottle, mix it up good. Spray the stain with the solution then lay an old, light-colored towel on top of the stain. Apply the iron, on the highest steam setting, over the towel and watch the stain transfer from your carpet to your…

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Myths And Facts About Carpet Cleaning

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Your carpet is one of the biggest investments you have made in your home and because carpets are so pricey you always want to make sure it gets the proper cleaning and treatment that it deserves to help make it last as long as possible. Lots of people look online to finding the best ways to help make their carpet last but with so much information out there and so many websites, it is hard to tell what are myths and facts about carpet cleaning. So to help you out, our professionally trained carpet cleaning Vancouver technicians have decided to…

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The Preparation Work Behind Carpet Cleaning

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Carpet Cleaning may sound like it is a simple task where the company you hire shows up and just uses a commercial steam vacuum to clean the carpet but in reality, there is a lot of preparation work behind it. Here is a list of a few stuff you can do to help prepare your home so that your Carpet Cleaner can get down to the cleaning faster and to ensure he has more time to focus on the cleaning itself. Temporarily move all toys, plants and anything else that can be easily moved from any carpeted areas that the Carpet…

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How To Clean A Wool Rug

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The best way to ensure your wool rug lasts a long time is to ensure that it is vacuumed quite often as dust and dirt tend to gradually damage the fibres causing wear and tear. There is no such thing as using a special vacuum, they all do the same job but it is recommended that you avoid using the power brush head as they can damage the fibres. Instead use a head attachment with none moving parts such as the ones you would use on your upholstery or drapes and gently suck the dirt away. It is also recommended…

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Best Carpet For Kids And Pets

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Choosing a carpet can be a stressful decision, it can be even more stressful if you have kids or pets as you always have to worry about spills and accidents. We have learnt of a new special type of carpet called the Tigressa H20 by  Carpet One. It looks like a normal carpet on the front but it has a completely waterproof backing which means that spills can not soak through to the carpet padding. What does this mean? It means that when you clean up a spill it will actually be fully cleaned up as it does not soak…

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Signs Of A Quality Carpet

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Anyone can just go out and purchase a carpet for their home but if you want to get your monies worth and select a carpet that is made of high-quality material that will be able to last quite some time then here are some things to look for. Quality: Bend the carpet sample backwards, if you can see the backing easily then it is a low-density carpet that will crush more easily. Weight: The carpet must have at least a 34 to 40-ounce face weight. The face weight is the number of ounces of fibre per square yard. The range…

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How To Choose The Right Carpet

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Shopping for a carpet is a lot like shopping for a car, it is a huge financial investment, there are tons of different typess to choose from and you often end up dealing with high-pressure salespeople who will just try to sell you the most expensive carpet on the market instead of the one best suited to your home. In order to help you make the right purchase, we are going to teach you the basics of what type of home each carpet has been created for.   Nylon outperforms all other fibres in durability, resilience and easy maintenance. This is…

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How To Clean A Microfiber Couch

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A microfiber couch is one of the best types of couches to have in your home, pet hair doesn’t stick to it, it doesn’t stain too easily plus it is pretty easy to clean. The only real problem of owning a microfiber couch is that water causes terrible watermarked stains. In order to help you avoid these stains, we are sharing one of our greatest cleaning strategies. What will you need? White Cloth Rubbing Alcohol Spray Bottle Deodorising Wipes (Baby Wipes also works fine) Hard Bristle Scrubbing Brush Hair Dryer Instructions: Fill the spray bottle with rubbing alcohol and spray…

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How To Remove Pet Stains From Your Carpet

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Do you have a new pet that isn’t house trained yet or perhaps you’re taking care of a friend’s pet who is house trained but has gotten a bit confused being in a new home and ended up leaving some pet stains on your carpet? We have a great little cleaning hack to remove those pet stains using items you can usually find in your home.   What you will need: Baking Soda Vinegar   * Be sure to follow the steps below and add on the items in the exact order that we explain or you will end up…

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Why Hire Professional Carpet Cleaners?

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Even though you clean your carpet very often, there is still dirt and germs that end up embedded deep into the carpet and require professional carpet cleaners to handle it. It is recommended to have your carpet get a deeper cleaning by professionals at least once a year, two to three times per year if your carpet sees high amounts of traffic on a daily basis. The number of advantages of getting a deep carpet cleaning by professionals is as followed: Professional Carpet Cleaners are well equipped with the right equipment, proven products and the best cleaning formulas to tackle…

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