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Dance Studio Owner Found Blood Inside Rented Rug Doctor

Rhythms Dance Academy (a dance studio in Windsor Locks) owner Haley Stambo was shocked to find blood running down the carpet cleaner machine she rented from Windsor Stop and Shop. Stambo said that they clean rugs two times each year, and that was the scheduled day to clean the rug. Stambo added she rented a […]

How to Get Rid of Clutter at Home

People are often too busy with their everyday lives to even mind the things lying around their homes. They buy new things and keep the old ones around. When you have too many things you do not need but still keep, you definitely have clutter. If there is not enough room for things you actually […]

The Many Benefits of Microfiber Cleaning Clothes

Dating back to the 1990s, microfiber cloths were first introduced to the public in Sweden. Over the years, this fabric has been used for clothing, accessories, rags, and textiles for cleaning. Microfiber cloths used in cleaning are made of ultra-fine fibers of two synthetic polymers–polyester and polyamide (nylon). It could also be made of a combination […]

Is It Better to Have Carpet or Wood Floors?

Deciding whether to install carpet or wood floors isn’t simple math. You have to consider costs involved, areas to be covered, and materials to be used. So whether you choose carpet or wood, both have pros and cons. Check out these considerations: 1. Comfort and Safety Carpets offer added comfort and protection, unlike wood which […]

How to Save When Shopping for New Carpets

Carpets can be a costly investment. In case you decide to cover your flooring and stairs with carpet, expect to pay anywhere from $2000 to $6,000. Factors like fabric type, under pad, and color availability are just some of the things that affect the cost of carpets. Choosing the right carpet should save you a […]

Should You Carpet the Stairs?

Deciding whether to carpet the stairs or go for hardwood/laminated stairs has its pros and cons. There are a lot of factors to consider like cost involved, safety, and cleaning routine. Also, when you choose to carpet your stairs, nail marks or adhesive glue can leave permanent marks on your wood. Below is a list […]

Is it Time to Replace the Carpet Rather Than Clean It?

Homeowners are often left with the question, should they clean or replace their carpet? It is a common dilemma that comes along when maintaining a house. Carpets, when well maintained, can last anywhere from 5 to 10 years. Other factors also determine how long carpets can last without being replaced. Materials used for the carpet […]

Using Hydrogen Peroxide as a Natural Cleaning Agent and Sanitizer

Hydrogen peroxide, also known by its chemical formula H2O2, has innate properties that make it an effective tool for cleaning and sanitizing. In the previous post, we discussed how hydrogen peroxide can be used for carpet stains cleaning. Hydrogen peroxide sanitizes and kills harmful organisms through oxidation. As such, it is a very versatile product […]

Uses Of Baking Soda In Housekeeping, Beyond Carpet Cleaning

Baking soda is commonly found in the kitchen as an ingredient for baking. Aside from making your dough rise, did you know that it is also a very powerful product for home cleaning? You may have heard that it can help a lot with removing carpet odors and stains. But it does so much more […]

Dealing With Wet Carpets And The Threat Of Molding

Mold in carpets can develop in damp and humid environments. If water stays in the carpet for more than a day or two, it becomes a breeding ground for mold. It gets worse if the humidity is high as well. Removing moisture from the carpet fibers should be done quickly. Mold spore growth can be […]