How Often Should You Clean Your ___?

clean your coffee potIt’s easier to know when to clean some household items than others.

I’ll bet you know to clean your bowl and spoon after eating ice cream or to clean your socks and t-shirt after your morning run to shed those ice cream calories, right?

Some things aren’t quite as obvious. Like, how often should you clean your coffee maker or your bed sheets? Some things are dirty even when they don’t look or smell dirty: Continue reading

Why You Should Deep Vacuum Your Carpet

deep vacuumingIf you’ve visited Kenosha Carpet Cleaning Blog before you know how much and how often we stress the importance of routine vacuuming. If you haven’t visited before, vacuuming your carpet on a regular basis is the most important element of caring for your carpet investment.

We recommend vacuuming heavier traffic areas once a day and the entire home at least twice per week. Homes with pets should also have their carpets vacuumed once a day or multiple times per week.

Routing vacuuming will remove surface level dirt and help maintain the plush feel and bright colors of your carpet, however, over time, the quality will deteriorate unless you go even further with your vacuuming and carpet cleaning routine. Continue Reading

How to Clean “Traffic Lane Gray” Stains on Carpet

carpet benefitsSpills and stains usually get the spotlight on Kenosha Carpet Cleaning Blog but nothing dirties a rug or carpet more than time.

After a long enough period of time, even the most durable of carpet fibers succumbs to the general wear and tear of years of use, especially the “traffic areas” throughout your home.

Traffic areas are the areas of in a home that get walked on the most. Obvious traffic areas include hallways and stairs and the areas just in front of furniture. Over time, a gray hue starts to appear in those areas due to the carpet becoming worn from the traffic.

This effect is known as “Traffic Lane Gray” and can become unsightly if left ignored.

If you want to avoid “Traffic Lane Gray” throughout your home, there are a few things you can do to help prevent it on your carpet: Continue Reading

Common Allergens Found in Dirty Carpet

carpet allergen dustDirty carpets can store several common household allergens. After allergens and pollutants circulate throughout the air in your home, they then fall to the ground and are trapped in the carpet.

It might not sound like it, but carpet is the best flooring choice for a healthier home since the allergens and pollutants will not recirculate into the air again or be breathed in by you or your family members.

Once trapped in your carpet, allergens can be removed with routine vacuuming and scheduled professional carpet cleaning once every 6-18 months.  Continue Reading

Here are some of the most common allergens in carpet: Continue Reading

Green Carpet Cleaning in Kenosha

green cleaning kenoshaEco-friendly cleaning products and services are more popular than ever before and “Green Living” is quickly becoming a lifestyle in Kenosha, Wisconsin and around the country.

If you are looking for a professional carpet cleanerin Kenosha that uses no soap, no detergents, no phosphates and no harmful chemicals, you will want to give Kenosha Carpet Cleaners in a call.

Nature’s Way Chem-Dry is committed to sustainability and healthier homes in Marquette, Racine, Walworth and neighboring Wisconsin communities. Their commitment is evident in that their carpet cleaning products contain no oral, dermal or inhalation toxicity or carcinogens. Continue Reading Continue Reading

Choose P.U.R.T. to Remove Pet Urine Odor From Carpet

purt pet urine odor removalPet urine in carpeting can be harmful to your carpet and create an odor that is very hard to remove.

There are basic steps you can use to attempt to remove pet urine from carpet, but often times it requires major restoration work from a professional carpet cleaner in Kenosha.

Kenosha Carpet Cleaners offers their customers their innovative Pet Urine Removal Treatment (P.U.R.T .). P.U.R.T. is specially formulated to eliminate urine odors and has seen great results in Racine, Green Lake, Elkhorn, Waushara and surrounding Wisconsin cities. Continue Reading Continue Reading