Posted on October 03 2019
It is frustrating when you have your carpet cleaned or clean it yourself and expect a good smelling house. Unpleasant odors make you think the carpet cleaning was not successful. Many people wonder why their carpet sometimes smells worse after cleaning. One of the main reasons this odor occurs after cleaning is the back of the carpet is wet.
Posted on September 15 2019
Carpet cleaning with “encapsulation” is a low-moisture method that’s a practical alternative to hot water extraction methods.
Posted on September 01 2019
Sleeping in a clean bed is the most relaxing feeling in the world. Crawl into your bed between clean smelling sheets and you will drift off into a serene, relaxing sleep. Even though those clean sheets have you enraptured by their scent, they may be hiding a dirty mattress that would make you cringe. Go ahead, peel off that clean sheet and look at the surface underneath. Consider the drool, sweat, dandruff and other bodily fluids that make it through your sheets and onto your bed.
Posted on August 15 2019
One way to keep the interior of your home smelling fresh and keep the floor looking beautiful is to have the carpet cleaned every once in a while. If you rent a home or apartment, you'll usually need to have a carpet cleaning done if it's a part of the lease agreement or you're going to be moving out. But even for homeowners, having clean carpets can be more beneficial for the interior environment such as preventing the spread of germs, eliminating odors, and having a welcoming sight for both you and any guests you invite over. Now the option that you may be weighing is whether or not you should try and clean your carpet on your own by borrowing or renting equipment, or whether you should hire a professional cleaning company like Servicemaster. Here's a few reasons you may find hiring professionals may be better.
Posted on July 20 2019
So the tiny, multicolored insects in your rugs are Carpet Beetles...now what? Well, you're going to want to address the problem immediately. Carpet Beetles (and their larva especially) have voracious appetites and will feed on anything made with natural fibers. Your rugs, furniture, linens, curtains, and clothing are all at risk. Also, Carpet Beetles breed very quickly, so you're going to want to get ahead of this right now.
Posted on July 09 2019
There are so many things that are aggravating to see spill on your carpet from pet urine, soda, chemical cleaning fluid and others. But one of the most difficult stains to remove is one that comes from a nail polish spill. This is one you want to get cleaned up quickly not only so that you don't see a rough looking carpet, but also so you don't have to deal with extremely potent smells coming from it. Cleaning up nail polish is something you have to do carefully to make sure you don't make the stains bigger, or allow them to penetrate deeper into your carpet. The following methods could work, but if they don't you should get a hold of our professional carpet cleaning team.
Posted on June 30 2019
Far more than a chemical compound, baking soda is also a multifaceted cleaning agent. From pesky stains to mold and mildew, baking soda has the power to eradicate harsh blemishes. This solvent works best when used as a paste. Best of all, creating the mixture is exceedingly simple. All you’ll need is one cup of baking soda, a bowl, and water. After adding the cup of baking soda to a bowl of your choice, gingerly add water until you’ve accomplished a toothpaste-like texture. From there, begin using your eco-friendly elixir as the grime-fighting solution that it is. Here are some hard-to-clean surfaces that baking soda effortlessly purifies.
Posted on June 22 2019
Grout cleaning of a shower can feel like a huge undertaking. It’s fairly easy to keep the shower tiles clean, but grout shows everything. Grout is hard to clean, and gets stained easily due to it’s porousness. Soap scum can be a real difficulty. A humid area, such as the shower, can lead to the buildup of mildew and mold, particularly on grout. Here are some simple ways to tackle this problem.
Posted on May 30 2019
When it comes time that the tenant vacates the apartment, there are some landlords who are unclear about who is actually responsible for the carpet cleaning. A well written lease should clearly indicate that exiting tenants must leave an apartment broom clean and as it was delivered to them at the start of their lease term. Any normal wear and tear on the apartment is taken into account.
Posted on May 20 2019
Carpet is an investment most people only desire to change every few years. How a carpet is cleaned can extend or limit the life of it. Bonnet and truck-mounted extraction are two types of carpet cleaning methods. It is helpful to know the history of how the carpet has been cleaned, consider your budget and time when choosing a method.
We are ServiceMaster Clean of Naples and we provide a variety of cleaning services including carpet cleaning, rug washing, tile and grout cleaning, upholstery cleaning, and janitorial services. Our journal is here to share some of our experiences.