caring for your home before the cleaners come

Carpets And Pets - Preventative Measures

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If you have pets, you might be challenged daily with keeping your home clean and pets from making a mess. One place that might seem to bear the brunt of this is your carpets. If you can instill some good habits and preventative techniques today, your carpets will stand a better chance of staying clean in the long run. Here are four things that you can do to help keep your carpets safe from pet stains, messes, and odors. Read More»

Using White Vinegar and Baking Soda to Remove Cat Urine Stains from Your Rug

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Cat urine odor can ruin your rug. The odor is so difficult to remove that many people simply stop trying. They end up throwing out rugs that are otherwise perfectly fine because they haven’t been able to remove the urine smell. However, you don’t need to throw out your favorite rug if your cat urinates on it. Instead, make your own rug cleaner from vinegar and baking soda to remove the cat urine smell completely. Read More»

Identifying And Removing The Odors In Your Home

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After cleaning your home thoroughly, you might notice that you still have a strong smell that you are having a difficult time eliminating. While you could try to cover up the unpleasant smell with sprays or candles, you would be best off finding out what the root cause of the smell is so you can eliminate it. With the help of your nose, you may be able to diagnose the problem. Read More»

Dry Cleaning Your Carpet

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One of the biggest drawbacks to cleaning your carpet with a traditional steam cleaner is the fact that you have to wait up to 24 hours to be able to use your floors again. That means that kids, pets, and guests all have to be corralled into hard-floored rooms or rooms with dirty carpets until the cleaned area is ready to be used again. But don’t forget that, just like with clothing, you can have your carpet dry cleaned instead of using cleaning methods with excessive moisture that takes so long to dry. Read More»

Clean Carpets Aren't A Lost Cause - Why You Should Keep On Top Of Professional Cleanings

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If you have kids and pets, you might be utterly discouraged with the state of your carpets. This doesn’t mean that you should throw in the towel and give up on carpet maintenance. Here are four reasons you should still have your carpets professionally cleaned even with a rough and tumble family.    1. Professional Carpet Cleaning is Good For Your Family’s Health If shoes don’t come off right away, a lot of the outside might make it inside, becoming embedded into your carpet. Read More»