How To Clean Your Grout


Over time the grout between your tile can get awfully dirty. Even the most dutiful cleaner can have stained grout in their home. Whether your stained grout is in your kitchen, bathroom, or foyer, you can clean the grout to make it look like new again. See below for several ways to get your grout clean and free of stains. Bleach Gel/Pen Look for bleach gel or a bleach pen at your local store.

5 November 2015

Thinking About Replacing Your Vacuum Cleaner? 2 Things You Should Check For First


Few things are more frustrating than a vacuum cleaner that refuses to cooperate. You might find yourself going over the same sections of carpeting time after time, or trying to figure out why your once-pristine vacuum loses suction so quickly. However, before you toss that vacuum and replace it with a newer version, you should check for these two things first: 1: A Wrapped Beater Bar That rotating brush at the front of your vacuum cleaner might leave behind attractive vacuum marks on your carpet, but believe it or not, it serves a more important purpose.

4 November 2015

The Four Main Methods Of Carpet Cleaning


Carpet cleaning can be a difficult process, as stains and debris can become embedded in the fibers of your carpet. There are four main methods of cleaning carpets, each of which uses a different process to accomplish the same goal. Understanding the differences between these four main techniques can help you choose the one that best fits your carpet cleaning needs. Wet Cleaning Wet cleaning, also called steam cleaning, is the most common method of carpet cleaning.

3 November 2015

How To Keep Light Colored Carpet Looking Good


If you have light colored carpet, then you want to take extra steps to ensure it stays clean and looking good. This can be a hard job considering light carpet will show a lot more dirt than darker carpet and stains will stand out. The advice in this article will help you to keep your light carpet looking great for a longer period of time. Wear socks or slippers around the house

29 October 2015

Protecting Carpeting From Multiple Pets


If you have multiple pets in your home, you might be ready to throw in the towel when it comes to protecting your carpets. If you can follow a few strategic precautions, your carpets will have a better chance of standing up to pet damages and odors in the long run. Here are four tips to help protect your carpets from pet damage. 1. Designate an Entryway for Pets If your dogs and cats are in the habit of roaming in and out of any entrance in your home, carpeted entryways aren't going to stand a chance.

29 October 2015

Restaurant Tips: Prevent Grease Buildup On Your Kitchen Hood Naturally


You probably know the regulations regarding the cleanliness of your restaurant's kitchen hood and other areas where grease might build up. Having your hood cleaned professionally will be helpful, but there are some preventative tips to help in between cleanings. The following are just a few reasons you should keep your hood clean and a few natural cleaners to help keep grease or grime from building up.  Keep Your Kitchen Grime-Free

26 October 2015

3 Tips For Prolonging The Life Of Your Carpets


Caring for your carpet is an important part of home care. Your flooring is one of the biggest parts of your house and if it isn't properly cared for can easily become dingy and look old. Here are some things that you can do to keep your carpets looking nice no matter how old they are. 1. Wear Only Socks In the House Many homes use the no shoes rule. This is a great rule and should be implemented in every home.

23 October 2015

Beyond Clean: Three Reasons To Shampoo Your Carpet Regularly


The most obvious reason to shampoo your carpet regularly is to keep it looking clean.  However, that's not the only reason to adhere to experts' recommendations to have your carpets shampooed at least once per year. Here's a look at three more reasons to stick to a regular carpet shampooing schedule. It will reduce the wear rate of your carpet. Shampooing your carpet regularly does not just keep it from accumulating stains, it also keeps it from accumulating wear.

22 October 2015

Stay Safe: Precautions To Take When Your Home Has Been Flooded


Whether your home has been flooded because there has been too much rain, or you have a broken pipe in your basement that caused severe flooding, you need to get the water removed quickly to avoid significant damage. Before emergency help can arrive to clean up the mess, there are a number of precautions you can take to minimize the damage to your home.  Stop the Water at Its Source

20 October 2015

Are You Making These Common Vacuuming Mistakes?


Vacuuming regularly and thoroughly is the best way to keep your carpet clean between professional steam cleaning sessions. Unfortunately, a lot of people make mistakes when vacuuming, and as a result, their carpets are not kept as clean as possible. Avoid these mistakes so your carpet stays clean and pristine. Not changing the bag soon enough. The more full your bag gets, the less suction your vacuum generates and the less effective it becomes at removing dirt from your carpet.

19 October 2015