5 Questions to Ask When Looking for a Carpet Cleaning Company

What? The “Professional” Carpet Cleaner voided my carpet warranty? (I should have checked!) I recently read an article about a woman distraught over the failure of her new car.  The engine had seized up, but fortunately still within her warranty period.  A phone call to the dealer and her car was towed in for engine […]

What every homeowner should know about carpeting (Part 2 of 3)

Common over-the-counter carpet cleaning solutions that will void your warranty!  (Part 2 of 3) Recently, I was in a 6,500+ sqft home where a contractor was doing a complete remodel.  Almost every room was undergoing some form of major transformation; drywall was missing in the majority of the house and no toilets were usable.  I couldn’t even tell which room […]

What every homeowner should know about carpeting (part 3 of 3)

“Professionals” and Do-It-Yourself Carpet Cleaning Machines That Could Jeopardize Your Warranty(Part 3 of 3) Many of our clients call us to tap into our knowledge about the details of their carpet manufacturer’s warranty.  Usually, they get an email reminder to have their carpets professionally cleaned in order to protect their warranty. A few years ago, a homeowner could rent a […]

What every homeowner should know about carpeting (Part 1 of 3)

Carpet Warranty Problems How to protect the homeowner’s largest investment–the Flooring!  (Part 1 of 3) For those who work in the flooring retail business, it is common knowledge that carpet manufacturers have become very strict when it comes to replacing carpeting that doesn’t survive the large warranty period.  One of the first questions that the […]

A Professional Carpet cleaner is just a carpet cleaner!?

Why and how to hire a Professional Carpet Cleaner I am asked this question almost every time someone is shopping for a professional carpet cleaning company:  What makes you different than the other guys in the yellow van? Before I answer that question, this is what the client is really asking. “Why should I pay […]

Tile and grout cleaning restoration

Have you ever walked into a restroom and thought “Boy does this stink” or even better, “Wow, they are using a lot of fragrance to cover up the stink!”.  You immediately get the feeling you need to get in and out as quickly as possible to avoid having the smell permeate your clothing or leave […]

Carpet Allergies: Do They Mix?

Individuals spend approximately 90 percent of time indoors where exposure to indoor and outdoor allergens is common and unavoidable. Allergy sufferers are exposed to a wide range of allergens including dust mite waste, pet allergens, mold, pollen, outside pollutants tracked inside from their shoes and other debris; all of which can pile up and trigger […]

Dealing with Salt Residue

Ice melt may cause long-term, serious damage to carpet fibers and leave an unsightly white, powdery residue.   Potential damage to the inside of our businesses and homes occurs when we track salt and snow from our boots onto our carpets.    Ice melt is a mixture of salt, ice and snow.  The tracked ice melt […]