For cleaning professionals, there are four fundamentals of cleaning: time, agitation, chemical, and heat. Heat is considered one of the four cleaning fundamentals for the following reasons:
Heat improves the effectiveness of cleaning chemicals
Cleaning chemicals are used to help loosen and dissolve the soils and other dirt and contaminant that have built up in carpet fibers. Studies dating[...]
#1 Surprisingly, Atlanta was not originally the chief city of Georgia. In fact, it’s been the 5th capital of this convivial state. The first capital was Savannah, followed by Augusta, then Louisville, that was succeeded by Milledgeville.
#2 Although a friendly city, Atlanta is also strong in trait. Its history tells of a fire that was intentionally started to turn the city into mere ashes, [...]
Although well known in the United States by North Americans, Atlanta is quite underrated by many foreign tourists. When in Atlanta, you’ve got to see and experience the night life. If you’re into night partying, then the city is where you should go. The lights may not be as blinding as those in Vegas, and the streets may not make as much noise as in New York, but Atlanta’s soul comes alive [...]
Paint, mud, and any type of stain can easily stick to our beloved carpets. Whether it’s a result of a night of cocktail and barbecue partying, or your child mindlessly trekking in mud from a hard day’s play outdoors, carpet stains can be very problematic and bothersome.
Our frustrations can sometimes get the best of us, and we end up throwing a fit before heading to the nearest superstore [...]
Maintaining a clean carpet can be a pain in the neck, especially if you own pets, have small children, or live with careless household members around. Just the mere thought of the carpet being soiled even after a hard day’s work of cleaning can be extremely frustrating. Worry no more. Here are 5 hacks to keep your carpet clean and well-protected.
Tip #1 - Vacuum regularly.
DON’T choose a carpet cleaner from craigslist.
This is like buying the latest iPhone model from eBay. Just, no.
DON’T hire a carpet cleaner through chat or a phone call.
Try to meet them in person prior to cleaning day. In that way, you’ll get to discuss face-to-face what your objectives are, and get to know the person who will be cleaning your carpet and their methods of cleaning. [...]
Historically, carpets were cleaned using carpet sweepers. They may not be as commonly used today, but some homes and commercial units like stores and businesses still use them. Carpet sweepers can be said to be the precursors of the modern vacuum cleaner and were largely superseded and replaced by these electricity-powered cleaners. There are many instances, however, when carpet sweepers are still[...]
Carpet cleaning processes can either be dry or wet. The use of water is sometimes called hot water extraction or steam cleaning. Dry-cleaning methods, on the other hand, maybe be any of the following:
Dry foam carpeting
Many in the carpet cleaning industry prefer to hold to one method over the other, whether wet or dry, [...]
Simply put, shampooing your carpet means using a carpet shampooer to clean your carpet. A carpet shampooer is a carpet cleaning equipment, similar to a vacuum, but with extra added features. These additional features include a solution tank, a cleaning attachment consisting of a nylon brush, and a hot water extractor. The hot water extractor produces the sudsy water for cleaning, which is released[...]
Water can severely damage your carpets. Whether it is due to a flood or a water leak, a waterlogged carpet will not be able to serve you fruitfully unless you immediately address the water-damage. If you wait too long, you may be dealing with a carpet that is beginning to develop warping, ruined or faded colors, ruined backing, or the development and growth of molds and mildew.
Sometimes a [...]
What is the best vacuum cleaner for your needs? What once seemed like such a simple question to answer is now no longer so simple, with the introduction of different types and styles of vacuum cleaners that are equipped with different features and technologies. In this article, we hope to demystify the world of vacuum cleaners for you as a smart consumer.
Cylinder vacuums and upright vacuums[...]
For carpet owners, hiring the services of a professional carpet cleaning company is a must. No matter how thoroughly you vacuum your carpet on a regular basis, or how quickly and effectively you deal with stains and spots, your carpet will get progressively dirtier over time, and for a more thorough clean, you will need to hire the services of professionals. Most carpet experts recommended having [...]
Ever wondered how cleaning methods and cleaning products work? Short of wiping clean a dirty surface, what other cleaning actions do cleaners do? How can cleaning products make dirty surfaces “clean”?
If you were one of those kids who enjoyed playing around with chemistry sets when they were young, then you probably already know that it has a lot to do with chemistry and chemical actions. [...]
Some carpet cleaning companies also offer carpet restoration services. What’s the difference between the two?
Simply put, carpet cleaning aims to dislodge and remove the dirt, debris and other pollutants that have built up in the fibers of your carpet. Carpet cleaning is cleaning the carpet, removing unwanted and foreign objects, and killing off or removing molds, mildew, bacteria, and other [...]
Is your carpet looking a bit more under the weather than you would have wished? Perhaps you have had your carpet for a long time, and are now concerned about how far its colors have faded. Or perhaps you have just finished cleaning a stain on your carpet, and you are horrified because you also messed up the colors in the spot you had cleaned because of the stain. Perhaps you are dealing with [...]