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How to Take Care of a Viscose Rug

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Caring for and maintaining a viscose rug Viscose, also known as Rayon, is a rather temperamental type of fibre. Because it’s a plant-based fibre, it can easily mimic the look of other carpets such as cotton or silk. However, being plant-based also means it’s rather weak, and therefore more susceptible to wear and tear. That’s why it’s important to know how to maintain our viscose rugs. Zen Carpet Cleaning has provided you with a list of tips to ensure you’re not throwing out your rug just months after purchasing it.

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How to Remove Cigarette Odour

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Removing cigarette odour from your home.                       At Zen Carpet Cleaning, we value a stress-free life. Everybody has his or her own ways of relaxing and winding down. For many of us, unfortunately, that means smoking cigarettes. Cigarette smoke has a horrible smell, and that smell has the tendency to linger in our homes. The irony of the situation is, this impure smell in the air will actually add to your stress. The value of breathing in clean, pure, smoke-free air is immeasurable. Zen believes you deserve to breathe in…

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Upholstery Trends

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The latest upholstery trends.                                  Last week, Zen Carpet Cleaning provided you with a list of the latest rug and carpet trends. However, we know that your upholstery is just as important. A chair or a couch is not only essential to most rooms in the house, they’re also a reflection of a home’s character and overall ambiance. Interior decorating can be hard. Making final decisions about how you want your home decorated is not an easy task, especially if you don’t have a good…

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Rug and Carpet Trends

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The latest rug and carpet trends.                    Rugs and carpets make our homes look warm, cozy, and inviting.  Often times they complete a room. They can make a space pop with colour, or help to highlight other pieces of furniture. At Zen Carpet Cleaning, we love our rugs and carpets. In fact, it’d be hard to picture a space without them! If you’re looking to add a new rug or carpet to your home, this is the guide for you. Zen Carpet Cleaning has assembled a list of rug and carpet trends,…

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Cleaning pet hair of your upholstery

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Pets are cute and friendly, they amuse us, they are another member of our family, they listen to our stories. No matter the reason we have a pet, one thing we cannot escape: pet hair. We do love them, but not when all that hair is on our couch, on our furniture, on our clothes or our food. This doesn’t mean we have to give up on them, there are plenty of solutions out there that can reduce the amount of hair we collect in our house. First, one of the most important things, is knowing when your pet is…

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Tips and tricks on cleaning upholstery with natural fabrics, remove stains and check tag code

Upholstery natural fabrics – cleaning tips

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Cleaning your upholstery fabric can be tricky. It is important to know what kind of fabric is your upholstery made out of: natural fabric or synthetic? Furthermore, you need to know how the upholstery fabric has been treated. Check the tag and you’ll find all the information necessary. Each piece of furniture you buy will have on it’s tag one of the following letters: W, S, S/W and X; each representing a specific way of cleaning the fabric.

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Types of fabric for your upholstery

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When we buy our furniture we not only look at the style and design, but also at the fabric that it is made out of. Good furniture is resistant and still looks good after being used, because it doesn’t only serve a decorative purpose, but a functional purpose as well. Therefore, when we buy our upholstery, we bare in mind looks, design, size, usability and last but not least for how long it can look at its best. This gets us to the fabric that your upholstery it made out of. Each type of fabric comes with pros and cons….

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