Tag Archives: Carpets

How to Prepare for Carpet Cleaning

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Whether you’re getting your home professionally cleaned, or you’ve rented a machine to clean them yourself, it’s important to know how to prepare your home for an easy cleaning. Having everything ready for before, after and during the cleaning will make it go quicker and easier. Before getting your carpets cleaned, make sure to pick read more »

Summer Odor Solutions

You thought you already took care of your dog’s little accident this winter, so why is the smell coming back in full force now that the weather is getting warmer? If you smell an orange, you are smelling tiny orange particles floating in the air, unfortunately the same thing is true if you are smelling read more »

Stain Removal, Do’s and Don’ts

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We all know that horrible, gut wrenching panic as you watch something messy fall onto your carpet or sofa. Although your first instinct is to run over and wipe up the mess with the closest cloth you can find, you may wind up causing more harm than good. A few quick tips will help you read more »

Cleaning 101: The Evolution of Dry Cleaning

Like most important discoveries and inventions throughout history, dry cleaning came into existence on accident.

Treat That Rug Burn, Fast!

Chances are that if you have carpet or rugs in your home, you’ve felt the pain of rug burn. It’s caused by heat and friction of your skin rubbing against a rough surface, and you should treat it as fast as possible, because it really is very painful. What should you do? Well, act fast. read more »

Carpeting vs Hardwood Floors

Thinking of replacing your flooring, but not sure what to put down? Carpets and hardwood are both popular choices for homeowners, but which is better? Well, carpets are soft and warm, and great for kids and older people. Hardwood floors, on the other hand, aren’t very forgiving to elbows or ankles, and they can seem read more »

Life After Your Carpet’s Life

Ever wonder what happens after your old carpet is removed from your home? Most likely it is disposed of, along with 5 billion pounds of other carpet that is thrown away annually. Though carpet is quickly filling our landfills and takes over fifty years to decompose, barely 4% of carpet is recycled yearly. However, with read more »

Women Carpet Weavers in Afghanistan

Herat, Afghanistan, has been the center of fine carpet weaving for thousands of years. However, this ancient craft is in danger of dying out, because of the last 25 years of war, which not only destroyed Afghanistan’s infrastructure but also led to the death of many weavers. In the last few years a local project read more »

The History of the Red Carpet

We’re used to seeing movie stars and royalty receiving the “red carpet treatment” but where does the “red carpet treatment” originate? The earliest reference to the red carpet is in the ancient Greek play of “Agamemnon” written by Aeschylus in 458 BC. When Agamemnon returns home to his wife she invites him to walk on read more »

Your Carpet is an Investment

Most people don’t see it this way, but your carpeting is one of the biggest investments you make in your home. Of course, if you add up the cost of all your valuables, it might be considerable, but inside your home flooring is typically your single most costly purchase. It’s good to get into the read more »