There are two methods of professional carpet cleaning commonly used in the industry; steam cleaning (hot water extraction), and dry cleaning. Continue reading to find out the differences and benefits of steaming cleaning vs dry cleaning. Winter, the season of leaking roofs and muddy feet leaving stains and dirt on your carpets is upon us.
Sometimes stains that have been hidden by soil are revealed after cleaning. These stains, which did not immediately discoloration, are usually from spilled liquid containing colourless sugar that remained on fibres. After long exposure to the air, they changed to insoluble brown stains. The stains may look like brownish discolorations but often remain unnoticed because
Carpet beetles and clothes moths have not been eliminated. In the past years, textile-eating insects were common due to the large amount of wool fibers in clothing and home furnishings. The popularity and widespread use of synthetic fibers has led to the incorrect assumption that insect damage is a thing of the past. Clothes moths
Spills, snow and water tracked in, rain through an open window, pipes bursting, leaky radiators, floods and even over wetting by do-it-yourself carpet cleaners can wet out the backing yarns of carpeting. Followed by slow drying, this wetting will allow dye-like materials to dissolve out of the backing yarns and “wick” to the face of
Dye bleeding or color bleeding is one of the most common problems that a consumer faces while cleaning a carpet. This happens when dye materials used in the carpet become wet and start to blend with each other. There are various reasons for color bleeding such as: Usage of Non-colorfast Dye – The dyeing material
There are various factors one must check before buying a carpet for their home. If not scrutinised properly before buying, there are possibilities that a carpet may need to be replaced due to discolouration or colour change way before the life of the material is over. The factors behind the colour change of a carpet
Cellulosic browning of carpet often becomes an eyesore and spoils the interior and the overall look of a room. The browning usually happens to carpets that are made of natural filament fibers, or in simple words threads that are cellulosic such as cotton, linen and jute. Carpet made out of such natural material is always