Water Damage

Water Damage PREVENTION Tips: To prevent sewage backflows talk with a plumber regarding the installation of backflow restrictors and other such devices. Store items above the floor to prevent damage; using either wood blocks or shelving. Be sure down spouts from rain gutters are directing water away from the house. Add window well covers to…

Stain Removal Chart

LIQUID DRY CLEANING FLUID: A nonflammable liquid available in some hardware stores or through this site. PAINT,OIL, GREASE REMOVER: Always neutralize with dry cleaning fluid after using this solution. DETERGENT SOLUTION: Mild, non-bleach detergent (Zero or other delicate soap) 1 tbl spoon into 2 cups warm water. COLD WATER: WHITE VINEGAR: undiluted. AMMONIA SOLUTION: 2…

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…

Carpet Warranties

Shaw and Mohawk (the two largest carpet manufacturers altered their carpet warranties by stating: “Effective January 1, 2008 the company will require the use of IICRC Certified Firms for all professional cleaning services.” Additionally cleaning companies must also be compliant with and approved by the CRI/SOA (Carpet & Rug Institute / Seal of Approval) with…