Upholstery zippers

Our upholstery has gotten quite soiled from everyday use. I noticed that they have zippers on them. Is it okay to take the cushion covers off and wash them in the washing machine?   Cushions are made with zippers for ease of manufacture and to ensure proper fabric tension once stuffed with foam. Upholstered fabric is…

Septic System Back up

During the holidays our septic system somehow got plugged and backed up, overflowing all over the bathroom floor, running into the hallway and soaking part of the carpeting. I’ll spare you the gory details but let’s just say it was quite a mess. We cleaned up the best we could but now, even though the…

Carpet Protectant

Why would I need carpet protectant applied to a stain resistant carpet? Our carpeting was brand new about 3 years ago. We purchased a stain resistant carpet and have followed the manufacturers’ guidelines and had the carpet cleaned annually to maintain our warranty. However each time the carpets were cleaned the technician asked me if…

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…

How To remove Wax From Carpet.

My daughter spilled candle wax on the carpet in her room. How do I remove it? You will need the following household items: a plastic bag with ice in it, a white cotton terry towel and a steam iron. First set the bag of ice over the wax and let it sit for 15 minutes.…

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…