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CAUTION – KNOW YOUR CLEANERS!

All to often individuals believe that by mixing common products together it will make the cleaning easier or faster. When they turn to products such as bleach and acid or strong alkali type products the results can be disastrous.

What happens in this situation is a poisonous gas is produced when the users decided to use a mixture of two or more common household cleaning agents. When the widely isded household chlorine bleach (a sodium hypochlorite solution) is combined with a acid or acid-producing substance, such as a toilet bowl cleaner or vinegar, there is a sudden release of a quantity of chlorine gas. Likewise, when a chlorine bleach is mixed with ammonia, lye, or other alkaline substance, the action will liberate a highly irritating gas. Continue reading…

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Marketing Strategies For Your Carpet Cleaning Business

How do you ensure the success of your small-scale carpet cleaning business? How will it fair with its competitors? Under the premise of taking all things as equals, what is the slightest edge that will tilt victory in your favor?

Carpet cleaning has evolved from one of those homemakers’ tales of housekeeping woes to a billion dollar enterprise. Competition is keen – some carpet cleaning companies will shoot up and fizzle just as fast. Others take forever to grow while a few seem undaunted by the challenge –they do not only succeed, they linger on top.
Most business feasibility studies revealed that marketing has defined the staying power or longevity of any business undertaking. As various resources form the foundation of your business, such as equipments, labor, capital and raw materials, marketing sets up “wings” that fly your business from obscurity to fame. Continue reading…

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Easy Carpet Maintenance

 

  • Depending on the traffic of your carpet is getting, if it is a high traffic area, you vacuum your carpet everyday. Make sure you pass it 2 or 3 times, so that it gets in all the debris that are left on the carpet.  Do not forget to vacuum the corners as well. These areas are getting missed a lot of times.
  • When you see a stain or spill, make sure to remove it as soon as possible. It is harder to remove the stain or spill when the stain or spill gets dried.  There are so many ways and options you can do. You can use household products or use a cleaning product for stain removal. For help on how to remove a specific stain or spills,  click Remove Carpet Stain And Spill Using Household Products
  • Steam Clean or Shampooing your carpet every 8 to 16 months. This depends how your carpet gets dirty. If you host a party every week or lots of pets(dogs/cats) at home and gets urinated all the time, the frequency of steam cleaning or shampooing your carpet will be more than usual in a year.  Or you can hire a carpet cleaner professional to do the job for you.
  • Torn, worn, burnt, cut, dents, carpet beetles infested, damaged, or need some repairs, call the experts. Sometimes it is better to call the professionals because they have all the tools and equipments to do job done than do it yourself unless you know what you are doing.

These are  the easy and basic carpet maintenance you can do.  If you follow these simple maintenance, your carpet will last a lifetime and look nicely all the time.

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