t’s a New Year and that means it is time for New Year’s resolutions. Is this the year you stop that bad habit of yours or workout more or drink less caffeine? Maybe 2016 is the year to try a new hobby or learn a new skill? Or maybe 2016 is the year to focus on your home and your carpet.
Here are a few Carpet Cleaning New Year’s Resolutions to help maintain the quality and beauty of your carpet and protect your investment throughout 2016: Continue reading
You probably wouldn’t intentionally spill red wine on your carpet, right? Or stomp around your living room wearing muddy boots on purpose? I doubt you would consider spray-painting your dining room rug either.
Why not? Because all of those liquids are known to stain carpet and at times cause permanent damage.
Now, would you spray store-bought spot removal products onto your carpet or detergents and other household cleaning products?
Possibly. But did you know that there is just as good of a chance, if not more so, of you damaging your carpet with those store-bought cleaners as there is with the mud, wine or paint?
Why do store-bought carpet cleaning products damage carpet? Continue reading
If 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
Carpet is an extremely popular choice for flooring in most homes and businesses due to its softness, decorative elements and many other performance benefits compared to smoother surfaces. To ensure you receive all the benefits carpet can offer, you will want to properly maintain and care for your carpet at all times and promptly address common issues that occur with carpet.
Not all carpet cleaning and maintenance concerns spots, spills, stains and dirt. A lot of the deterioration of carpet is due to weight and wear and tear after years of use. Here are some common carpet cleaning issues related to wear and tear and how to avoid and address them in your home or business: Continue Reading
Halloween is here! That means ghosts, ghouls, goblins, creepy critters, and of course, lots and lots of candy.
Chocolate candy is one of the most popular treats handed out and enjoyed throughout the Halloween season and with trick or treating in full swing in Kenosha, there is sure to be a few pieces in your home, especially if you have children in your house.
If you or your children get chocolate on the carpet, try not to let it melt. Act fast! Here are some tips for removing chocolate stains from carpet and upholstery: Continue Reading
School has started in Kenosha and the cold weather is on its way, which means cold and flu season, as well as other allergies, aren’t far behind.
It’s impossible to control what your child is exposed to at school or away from home, but you can control the cleanliness of your home, your carpet and other surfaces that might store germs and allergens.
These helpful tips from Kenosha Carpet Cleaning Blog will go a long way toward preventing germs and allergens from living in your home and should help keep your family healthy this season: Continue Reading
Have you ever spilled a drink on your clothing and used club soda or seltzer water to remove the stain? It works great, doesn’t it? Have you ever wondered why?
Club soda or seltzer water works so well at removing liquid stains and dirt from fabric due to the minerals, low pH levels and, of course, carbonation. The carbonated bubbles within club soda literally help to “lift” the stain out of the fabric and fibers.
The principles of cleaning with carbonation don’t only apply to removing stains from your clothing. You can also remove stains and dirt from carpet using carbonation. Continue Reading
Cared for carpet is known to last longer and retain its beauty for many years. There are many ways you can maintain the quality of your carpet through cleaning it regularly, including vacuuming and professional carpet cleaning at least once every 12-18 months.
Another tool that can be used to help maintain your carpet’s performance and look is a carpet rake. That’s right, rakes aren’t just for leaves in the summer and a rake for carpet can truly make your floor look wonderful. Continue Reading
There are many benefits to clean carpet in your home. Clean carpet performs better, looks better and even provides a healthier home for you and your family.
Another benefit is that unlike dirty carpet, clean carpet typically doesn’t smell bad at all, and if you use deodorizers and other scented cleaning products, it can actually smell quite fresh.
There are several ways you can remove odor from your carpet, including harsh odors such as pet urine.
Spills 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