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Area rug corners get a lot of wear and tear. Foot traffic across corners is particularly damaging.
Fleas brought in by pets - particularly multiple pets - can be a major problem when they transfer from the animal to other fleecy materials, such as carpet and upholstery, and then lay their eggs and multiply.
The corners and edges of rugs often curl up. These problems, unsightly and potentially hazardous, will only get worse with time causing wear and damage that is expensive to repair.
Have you ever held a job where you get a call from the boss and he says in a gruff voice, “Please come to my office.”
Increasingly, home and business owners are expressing their desire to live in a more sanitary environment. Inquiries abound about the need to treat carpet with antimicrobials, disinfectants and sanitizers. But is that a practical idea?
What is the difference between an ‘oxidizer’ and a ‘reducer’? Which product should I use for a blue Gatorade stain?
Traditionally in the carpet cleaning industry, it’s the women who are the target customers, not the owners, cleaners and educators. But women are playing a more prominent role today than ever before in the cleaning and restoration sectors.
Last time we discussed fringe repair, so now we move on to the second most common repair request – the sides of the rug.
Microfiber is an extremely fine 100% synthetic fiber that can be woven into upholstery fabric.