WHY Spring Cleaning?

Have you ever wondered why we are annually seized by a sudden urge to air out the house, banish dust, organize closets, clean out cabinets, scrub floors, wash windows and organize our garages, attics and basements? It turns out that there are biological, social and psychological reasons for the spring cleaning ritual… and that’s a […]

Is it Time to Clean Your Upholstery?

What’s better than a late afternoon nap on your favorite sofa? What’s more enjoyable than reading a great book while snuggled in an overstuffed chair? Whether you are spending some quiet time alone or watching the big game with the whole gang, soft, comfortable upholstered furniture is usually the seating of choice. Look under the […]

How to Remove Red Wine Stains From Fabric

An occasional glass of red wine can be a great way to take in some antioxidants. Even now we’re learning more and more about some of the health benefits a glass can provide. What we don’t need to learn any more about though, is the difficult red wine stains created from a glass tipping over […]

Fabric Care for Upholstery

CARE TIPS FOR TEXTILES/FABRICS Vacuum the surface of your furniture regularly, including the deck under the cushions, with the upholstery attachments of your vacuum cleaner Direct sunlight can cause the fabrics to fade. Care should be taken to limit the amount of direct sun on any piece of furniture. Carpet cleaning can help prevent mold […]