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Carpet Sweepers Vs Vacuum Cleaners – Which Is Best?

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If you’ve ever wondered what the best solution is for cleaning the flooring in your home, then chances are you may have thought about both the carpet sweeper and the vacuum cleaner. Here is a comparison between carpet sweepers and vacuum cleaners. Size When it comes to the difference between carpet sweepers and vacuum cleaners based on size, the difference is obvious. The sweeper is much smaller than the vacuum for the simple reason that the sweeper is usually needed for much smaller cleanup tasks. The much larger traditional vacuum cleaner is more beneficial in situations where there are much…

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The Best Way to Remove a Guacamole Stain From Carpet

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Having parties can be a lot of fun, at least until someone spills something all over your carpet. If one of your favorite party snacks is guacamole, like mine, you may know about those bright green stains on your carpet that start to turn brown over time. Here is the best way to remove a guacamole stain from carpet, so you can enjoy your party again. Deal with the stain as quickly as possible. You may not want to get down on your hands and knees during the party and start scrubbing away, but at the very least make sure…

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Cleaning Up Protein Shake Stains on the Carpet

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Building a strong and fit body is surely one thing that many men and women desire. It is not easy to accomplish though as you would need to constantly work out as well as eat the right kinds of foods to help you achieve this goal. One drink which many people try to help them get the muscles that they want is protein shakes. It is really healthy and provides the body with a high amount of protein which helps in the muscle’s development and growth. While protein shakes can be very helpful in giving us the right nutrients for…

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floor coverings

How To Protect Carpet In A Rental Or Dorm Room

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Carpet damage often occurs through unexpected accidents that happen in heavily used areas of a room. When wall-to-wall carpeting is installed in a rental home, apartment, or dorm room, the occupants are responsible for keeping this flooring safe from all harm. If damages occur, the renter or lease holder is often responsible for paying to have the floor coverings cleaned, fixed, or replaced. How to protect the carpet in a rental or dorm room: Kitchen: As Isaac Newton watched a piece of ripe fruit drop from a tree to splatter on the ground, he may have briefly thought about buying…

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Why Do Spots Keep Re-appearing on my carpet?

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I know it’s very frustrating when you have cleaned up a spill or a stain and then like an annoying relative it comes back. This is particularly maddening when you have paid a professional carpet cleaner a good bit of money and then the stain comes back. There are two reasons why stains come back. 1. Residue: The residue is what is left over after an incomplete cleaning attempt. This is usually a sticky alkaline cleaning agent that has been left in the carpet and soil is sticking to it. It would be like washing your hair and only rinsing…

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Reliable Carpet Cleaning Services – What Does It Involve

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Owing to the woolen material used to make it, carpets are great magnets for dust and dirt. If there are kids and pets around the house, the need to clean your carpet is higher and more frequent. The collection of pet fur and food and color stains give the impression of poor cleanliness and hygiene habits. Not only this, a dirty carpet can be a source of serious allergies. Regular vacuuming does help to keep your carpet clean; however, you will also need a professional clean up once a while. Here’s what professional carpet cleaning services involve. There are many…

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Vacuuming Outdoors – How to Use a Vacuum Outside Your Home

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You may think that your vacuum is made for vacuuming carpet and rugs only, and you would have never expected that you could take your vacuum outdoors. Here are some places that you might want to use your vacuum cleaner. The Car Instead of sticking quarter after quarter into your car to get it vacuumed at the self-serve car wash, you can do it yourself. Let’s face it: the vacuums at the car wash never work well (and why should they? If they worked well, you could get your entire car cleaned in two minutes, making it unnecessary to feed…

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Kirby Vacuum: What To Know Before You Buy

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Kirby company is another brand name in the vacuum industry. If you are planning to buy your next vacuum with Kirby, this post will guide you on your decision. Let us start with a brief introduction about Kirby. Kirby has been manufacturing its home care system products for ninety years and its main specialty is its vacuum models and accessories. The company is named after Jim Kirby, its founder whom designed the company’s first vacuum. Due to the length of existence in the vacuum industry, Kirby has manufactured quality and powerful vacuums. Because of this Kirby has gotten its fair…

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Carpet Cleaning- Interesting Tips On Doing It Yourself

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Everyone today wants to take care of their carpets as they add extra glamor to the entire home décor. Deep cleaning of your rugs will keep them look fresh and prolong their life as well.  There are two ways of getting the job done for you; hiring a professional or do it yourself. Many people find that cleaning them on their own will be most suitable for their schedules and budgets. So, if you decide to take on the carpet cleaning challenge, consider the below-mentioned tips to get the results as per your own expectations. •    Before beginning a cleaning…

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How to Fix a Smelly Carpet

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Does your house smell like a locker room or dirty sweat socks? Whether your whole house has smelly carpet or just a room or two, the odor can be overwhelming. Common carpet odors range from cat urine and smoke odors to mildew and that oh-so-pungent sweaty sock smell. Steam cleaning the carpets oftentimes makes the smell worse, especially if the water isn’t properly extracted during the process. In fact, your carpet may not have been overly smelly until after a water mishap. Wet carpets are generally smelly carpets. If you think about it, all the dirt, debris, spills, and pet…

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