Category: Carpet Cleaning Tips

4 Tips for Keeping Your Carpet Looking as Good As New

Tips for Cleaning Your Carpet

Whether you have wall to wall carpeting or a home filled with throw rugs, then you know how quickly your soft carpet can get dirty. When your carpets are clean, they provide a much nicer ambiance, and they keep the home looking nice and smelling great. Here are some great tips to help you keep… Read more »

How To Clean Your Area Rug 

How To Clean Your Area Rug

Area rugs are the perfect way to add a touch of style and sophistication to any room. In addition to being visually appealing, there are many other benefits to including this piece of decor in your home. Area rugs provide insulation and can make a room warmer. They also help to insulate a room and… Read more »

Carpet Cleaning Tips

Carpet Cleaning Tips

Carpeting is a comfortable, energy-saving flooring option. There are a variety of textures and styles to suit any home’s design elements. To ensure your carpet looks, it’s best; it is important to maintain it by cleaning it often. Here are a few tips for cleaning your carpet and removing stains: Vacuum at least once a… Read more »

Here’s How You Can Remove Tough Stains From Your Carpet

Removing Tough Stains from Carpets

Isn’t it interesting how some of us are wired? Take siblings, for example. One sister can happily live in a messy, dirty house and think nothing of it– including stained carpets, dust balls the size of small animals, spider webs, and strange things growing where they shouldn’t… while the other sister will literally wipe the… Read more »

How to Keep Your Carpet Looking Brand New

New Carpeting

If you really want to keep a carpet looking brand new, don’t put anything on it, including furniture or feet! But, really, how practical is that? Not that practical, right? Avoid Shoes Okay, seriously, if you want to keep your carpet looking brand new there are some things you can do. For starters, don’t wear… Read more »

Prioritize Carpets for Spring Cleaning

Spring is in the air, and so is that annual time of the year that is dreaded by some called spring cleaning. Your to-do list is starting to pile up, but there’s one area of your home that’s easy to forget about that needs some TLC, and that’s your carpets. Not only is regular carpet… Read more »

Cleaning Up After April Showers

Although we don’t get a ton of rain in Arizona, (aside from monsoon season) we do experience April showers on occasion. It is important to understand how to clean our carpets following a rain shower in order to maintain it long-term. Let Mud Dry It might seem odd to let a mud “stain” sit on… Read more »

Common Carpet Cleaning Mistakes

Carpet is an affordable flooring option but it does need to be cared for and maintained properly if you want it to last. Here are a few common carpet cleaning mistakes that people are making on a daily basis. Conquering Stains A common mistake that people make while attempting to clean their carpets is not… Read more »

Preparing Floors for Spring

With spring getting closer, it’s time to start compiling your spring cleaning list. It is important to make your floors a focus of your spring cleaning to-do list. Cleaning your floors is an important part of preparing your home for better weather and maintaining your home in general. Not all flooring is created equal, and… Read more »

Get Rid of Carpet Stains after the Big Game

Last Sunday, millions of people gathered together to watch the big game and cheer on their favorite team. With all of the shouting, jumping, mingling, eating, and drinking that can happen during a football game, you probably found some stains on your carpeted floors after the fact. No matter what type of stain surfaced, you… Read more »

Cleaning Floors After the Christmas Tree Takedown

Many people display real Christmas trees in their home during the holiday season. Some people cannot resist the smell of a freshly cut pine tree. While some of us decide to go the artificial route, some people consider getting a real tree a tradition. Although real trees are beautiful, they do eventually lose their vitality… Read more »

Protect Your Floor During the Holiday Season

Holiday Season

If you are someone that does a lot of hosting during the holiday season, you likely do a thorough cleaning of your home prior to having guests. Your floors should be a major focus of that cleaning because they are constantly being used by you family and your visitors. Put Down Protective Mats You should… Read more »

Make Your Own Carpet Cleaning Solution at Home

Make Your Own Carpet Cleaning Solution at Home

No matter how hard you might try, sooner or later your carpets are bound to get dirty. For families with pets or small children, carpets tend to see more than their fair share of dirt, mud and spills. When these messes inevitably do happen, we tend to turn to store-bought cleaning mixtures and expensive products… Read more »

Don’t Make These Common Carpet Cleaning Mistakes

Don't Make These Common Carpet Cleaning Mistakes

Keeping your carpet clean can seem like an uphill battle, especially if you have kids around. Once you have it nicely cleaned and vacuumed, you’re bound to spill a drop of pasta sauce on it by mistake. But not to worry – modern carpeting is manufactured to put up with the perils of everyday life…. Read more »

Tips to Keep Your Carpet Looking Brand New

Tips to Keep Your Carpet Looking Brand New

  Fresh, comfortable carpeting can breathe new life into a drab living space. If you don’t take care of your carpet, however, it can become blemished by stains and damage. The good news is that modern carpeting is remarkably durable and long-lasting. By following just a few simple guidelines, you can ensure that your new… Read more »

Reasons to Keep Your Carpet Clean

Reasons to Keep Your Carpet Clean

  As much as we might love the feeling of soft carpeting underfoot, cleaning a carpet is a task that most people don’t particularly look forward to. If you want to keep your carpet looking its very best, however, periodic cleaning is absolutely essential. Let’s consider a few of the most compelling reasons to keep… Read more »

Clever, Inexpensive Ways to Remove Carpet Stains

Clever, Inexpensive Ways to Remove Carpet Stains

These days, you can find all sorts of name brand cleaning products in your grocery store. From spray-on applications to foaming cleaners, consumers have no shortage of options. Unfortunately, not all of these products work as advertised, and some of them can be quite expensive. The good news is that you can find a number… Read more »

Think Carpeting Is Bad for Allergies? Think Again.

Think Carpeting Is Bad for Allergies? Think Again.

Over the years, a pervasive myth has emerged that links asthma and allergy symptoms to indoor carpeting. The idea is that carpeting, as opposed to other times of flooring like laminate and hardwood, traps allergens like dust and pet dander, thereby aggravating allergy symptoms. In fact, however, recent studies have demonstrated that carpeting can actually… Read more »

Warning to Allergy Sufferers – Don’t Use Wet Carpet Cleaning Methods!

Carpeting isn’t just a comfortable and stylish form of flooring, but it is also a safe and warmer option than hardwood or tiling. One downside to having a carpeted room or entire home is all of the dust, debris, and allergens that it can trap in its soft texture. By vacuuming regularly, limiting dust intrusions,… Read more »

Things You Never Want to Spill on a Carpet

  Did you ever have a relative who had a pristine white carpet in their living room? It was the one the kids could not walk on or even go near.   We all want to keep our carpets clean and looking brand new for as long as possible, but over time spills, stains and… Read more »

Tips For Cleaning Your Carpet

All carpets need to be cleaned…eventually. Some people are very particular about cleaning their carpet, such that they vacuum it daily, while others– well, not so much.   Obviously, vacuuming a carpet with a vacuum cleaner is the main way to clean a carpet. Ideally, vacuum a carpet once a week to get deeply embedded… Read more »

Five Signs Your Carpet is a Goner [Video] [GIFS]

  So, you love your carpet; it’s beautiful, it goes well with your decor. Maybe it’s sentimental, or maybe it “just really ties your room together“.   And maybe your friends even agree with you…   Or maybe they don’t and they suggest you replace your carpet… We get it, it’s hard to part with… Read more »

Carpet Maintenance: Tips for Installing a New Carpet

How to Install Your Own Carpet: Installing your own carpet when you move instead of hiring a paid professional is often cost-efficient. If you are a do-it-yourself-er and want to save some money in the process, here are some tips on how to install or re-install your own carpet: Some tools that you will need… Read more »

SmartStrand Carpeting and New Pets

  When you get a new furry family member, you’re excited and distracted by all of the “adorable” that is going on in your house. Chances are, you don’t think about your carpet until it’s too late. Honestly, you should consider the value of your home and the state of your current carpet when getting… Read more »

How To Remove Play Dough, Glue, or Paint from Carpets

  Stain resistant carpets are outrageously hard to mar (just check out our post on the SmartStrand challenge), but they are not completely impenetrable from some abrasive solutions or things like play dough, or glue, which is inevitable if you reside with young children.   When something like this happens, it doesn’t mean your carpet… Read more »