Spot Cleaning Blood

Before cleaning up blood always pre-test the safety of any cleaning solution by applying several drops to an inconspicuous area (closet, under a couch) after 30 seconds rub gently with a clean white towel. Do not proceed if any carpet color transfers to the towel, or if the carpets color changes. Should color transfer you…

Spot Tip

There is a right way and a wrong way to cleanup an accidental spill on your carpet. What you should NOT do is just as important as what you should do. Step 1: Remove any spilled solid material with a rounded spoon. Blot up as much of the spill as you can. Don’t scrub, scrubbing…

Soil Filtration Stains

Soil Filtration Stains are those dark lines running along the baseboards, in front of cold air return vents for the furnace, under long hanging drapes, around edges of heat vents, sofa skirts, around plastic chair mats and along dressers or other furniture that does not get moved very often. Soil filtration is caused by air…

Spots & Stains Reappearing

Stains or spots you previously cleaned up are now reappearing again? There’s an easy solution to that problem right here. I have 2 children, a dog, a cat and a husband. My carpets really take a beating. When I use a carpet spotter that I purchased at the grocery store, it removes the spots, but…

Spot Cleaning Tips

Pre-test all spotting solutions in an inconspicuous area prior to using on any fabric to make certain the solution will not alter the fibers or damage the texture of the fibers. Dye bleeding will show up on the towel. If any dye transfer or damage becomes visible you should contact a professional technician to clean…

Pet Stains Odors

Although you may not be aware of the odors caused by pets urinating on the carpet right now…come Spring when the temperature and humidity rise you will be! Due to lower humidity levels during winter months the urine salts present in carpet simply do not have enough moisture to generate bacteria, thus there is little…

The Spots Were Just

The first thing you should understand about carpet constructed of synthetic yarns – nylon, polyester, acrylic, polypropylene (Olefin)-is that they are solidified chemicals. In other words, when you apply spot cleaning agents to such carpeting, you are literally applying a chemical to a chemical. If a chemical reaction occurs, permanent yarn discoloration may result, which…