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Dec 6, 2023

What Are the Most Common Improper Cleaning Techniques for Carpets?

Improper cleaning techniques for carpets can lead to damage, reduced lifespan, and ineffective cleaning. Some of the most common improper cleaning techniques include: Using too much water: Over-wetting the carpet can lead to mold and mildew growth, as well as damage to the carpet backing and subfloor. Using harsh chemicals: Strong cleaning agents such as…

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Apr 3, 2024

What Are the Most Common Causes of Matted Carpets

Matted carpets, where the fibers become tangled and flattened, can result from various factors: Heavy Foot Traffic: Areas with high foot traffic, such as hallways and entryways, are prone to carpet matting over time due to the constant pressure on the fibers. Whether you put the best efforts into staying on top of routine carpet…

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Oct 4, 2023

Will Vinegar Damage New Grout?

Vinegar can potentially damage new grout if used improperly. Grout is a mixture of cement, water, and sometimes sand, used to fill the gaps between tiles. While vinegar is a common household cleaning agent, it is acidic and can erode certain types of grout, particularly if it’s still curing or hasn’t fully set. Here’s what…

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Sep 6, 2023

When Is the Carpet Cleaning Season in the Pacific Northwest

In the Pacific Northwest, which includes states like Washington and Oregon, the climate is characterized by mild and wet winters with a lot of rainfall and relatively cool temperatures. The transition from winter to spring is often considered a suitable time for carpet cleaning due to the increasing temperatures and reduced moisture levels. However, the…

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