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How Much Is Carpet Cleaning?

If you have carpet in your home, you know it’s next to impossible to keep it looking brand new. Normal life simply doesn’t allow for pristine carpet! Whether it’s dirty shoes tracking in mud from the yard, pets that aren’t quite potty-trained, kids leaving markers on the floor, or regular wear and tear over time, carpet can quickly become stained or dingy looking, leaving your home looking less than its best. For those who choose to go the DIY stain removal route, there are plenty of commercially available carpet cleaning products as well as carpet steam cleaners you can rent, but professional carpet cleaners have both the expertise and the professional equipment to tackle deeper stains and bigger jobs. Hiring a professional is the best way to get your carpet restored to its former glory, but how much does carpet cleaning cost? The answer to that question isn’t as simple as you may think, as the size of a room, which carpet cleaning method is used, and add-ons like spot treatments all have an impact on the total price — but it actually may be far more affordable than you think. Here we’ll examine the various pricing structures typically used by carpet cleaning professionals, along with the different carpet cleaning methods and their applications, and how to get the best bang for your buck.

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Are carpet cleaning chemicals dangerous?

When was the last time you had your carpet cleaned? Since then, how often have people tracked dirt and bacteria from the outside? Or, do you have a pet that sheds hair or fur, and do you find your home embedded with a strong odor that vacuuming or air fresheners won’t get rid of?

Having your carpet cleaned beyond vacuuming often requires the use of chemicals, which leaves many concerned homeowners with the singular question: are carpet cleaning chemicals dangerous?

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How Long to Dry?

DID YOU KNOW that when you have your carpet professionally cleaned it can take as little as one hour to dry — and, according to some reports, as long as THREE DAYS to dry?

According to the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification, or IICRC, the certifying body for professional carpet cleaners, carpet should take about six to eight hours to dry, and never longer than 24 hours to dry because, after that amount of time, microbial growth (like mold and mildew) can begin to grow.

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Cleaning Grease

Your appliances all play a vital role in the household, and especially more so during winter and the holiday season. With family, friends, and others close to you all gathering together and enjoying both festivities and home-cooked meals, your appliances can take a beating that requires regular attention and the occasional dreaded “deep cleaning” chore.

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What To Do When You Move Into A Home That Previously Had Pets

People with allergies to pets can suffer from symptoms that range from mildly annoying to unbearable. If you or someone in your family has allergic reactions to pets, you already know that the cause is dander. Dander, made up of particles shed from animals and humans every day, is mainly comprised of dead skin cells. People can be allergic to dander from any kind of animal, but the most common allergies are to cats, followed by dogs, and lastly, birds.

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Fabric Protection that Really Works

DID YOU KNOW that one of the best ‘feel good’ experiences you can enjoy is having freshly cleaned carpet or furniture?

And one of the most frustrating experiences you won’t enjoy is when, within just a few days, something like red wine, coffee or tea is spilled on that freshly cleaned carpet or furniture.

This is not good!

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Wax Your Way to a Beautiful Floor

No matter how beautiful a surface in our home might be, the natural tendency is to improve it, especially when it comes to hard floors.

Hard flooring can be manufactured from many types of materials, from expensive natural stone to hardwood to synthetic blends, and more. You choose them based on your own tastes, your preferences, and no doubt by doing some research in what is best for your home.

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