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spinach dip stains

Cleaning Spinach Dip Stains From Your Carpet

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Cleaning the stains and spots on your carpet can be a very big challenge for many homeowners. It is really tough to do this yet it is very important if you want to preserve the way that your carpet looks. Stains on the carpet happen for a number of reasons but the main issues that homeowners are dealing with come from food stains. Spilling food on the carpet can be a major pain so knowing how to clean it up properly is essential. One kind of carpet cleaning problem that homeowners don’t want to face is getting spinach dip stains…

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How Soon Should You Have Your New Carpet Cleaned?

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Let’s say you buy a new pair of jeans and start wearing them every day. How soon should you wash them for the first time? If you normally wash a particular pair of jeans once-a-week, should you wait one month before washing the first time? Of course not. So why do people wait two or three years or longer before getting their carpet cleaned for the first time when normally they have their carpet cleaned every year or two? I’m glad you asked because I know the answer! Back in the 1960’s, professional carpet cleaners used high ph shampoo to…

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flokati rug

5 Tips to Keep Your Flokati Rug White, Fluffy and Clean

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If you have a Flokati rug or are considering buying one, here are some tips on how to keep your Flokati rug white, fluffy and clean. 1. Take your Flokati rug outside and shake it Giving your rug a good shake can help lift any woolen fibres which have become flattened when furniture has been placed on it or because of a lot of foot traffic. Shaking your rug will also remove a lot of dirt and dust which has become caught in the woolen fibers. If you can get someone to help you shake the rug, that is best….

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Reindeer Hide Rugs – The Perfect Winter Home Accessory Piece

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Reindeer hides come in stunning natural hues of greys and browns. Over the recent years, their use as rugs and furniture throws in homes has increased due to their natural beauty and elegance. Most of them are sourced from the Arctic regions of Finland where their skins are a natural by-product of the meat industry. Due to their wonderful, tactile qualities, texture and colors, they are proving a hit in many contemporary and traditional households, and are used as unique rugs and furniture throws. A reindeer hide looks fabulous draped over the arm of your favorite armchair or sofa, and…

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How to Cut a Rug and Carpet Pad

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Rug and carpet pads sometimes arrive larger than your rug and require trimming. This could be done a few ways depending on the type of pad you have. For thinner, non-slip pads, usually a pair of household scissors works. If your rug pad is a thicker, more dense one, then a carpet knife or heavy duty scissors are usually needed. Before I start explaining what to use to cut the different types of rug pads, three important points are involved here. First, so as to not damage the floor underneath, be sure to have some protective layer on the floor…

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