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Carpet Cleaning Tips for the Holidays

The Holidays are coming, and so are your guests. Some guests are planned and some will be the dreaded “pop ins.” Will you be ready? Our tip…Clean your carpets after the guests have left…You know the carpets will be dirtier than when you started.  And really who’s looking at the carpets anyway, besides your mother-in-law.…

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Stain Removal Guide for Rugs

Time is of the essence when your rug becomes stained. Remember to blot — not rub — the stain and remove moisture from spills as quickly as possible. Alcohol and soft drinks: Use a solution of 1 teaspoon liquid dish detergent, 1 quart of warm water, and 1/4 teaspoon of white vinegar. Apply to the…

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How to Clean Spilled Paint on Carpet

Painting a carpeted room can be a nerve-racking experience (which is why I don’t do it myself). When your worst fears come true and a paintbrush, roller or entire can of latex paint takes a nosedive from your hand or the ladder. If you can’t get your favorite carpet cleaner out there that second…  …

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Spot Cleaning Your Carpet

Blot, blot blot, blot, blot, blot and did I mention blot? Trying to rub out a stain just pushes the spill into the pile and causes fibers to mat. Rather, blot up spills by covering the area with a clean white towel or a thick pad of white paper towels. Press down with the heel of…

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Spilled Liquid Detergent

I get many calls from people who have spilled a tub of liquid detergent… If you spill detergent on carpet…Here’s a quick guide to help you remove laundry detergent from your carpet.  Run your kitchen faucet until the water is as hot as it can get. Make sure the water is at its highest temperature.…

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Wrinkles in the Carpet

Wrinkles happen in your carpet too, not just your face. So, Anderson Carpet Cleaning just left, your carpets look and smell great!  You are so excited.  You wake up the next morning and the panic sets in….There is a wrinkle in your carpet that wasn’t there before!  The hair on the back of your neck…

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How Often Should I Clean My Carpets?

This is a commonly asked question.  I have had people say that they have not had their carpets cleaned in 10 years or more because they have relied on myths and misconceptions.  The fact is that cleaning extends the life of your carpet and saves you the tremendous amount of money required to replace prematurely worn carpet. …

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Brown Spots on My Carpet After the Cleaner Leaves?

Why oh why does this happen? This is called wicking. What is wicking? The act of moving moisture by capillary action from the inside to the surface (the free dictionary). So what does this mean to you? Or me? So, your carpet is dirty (so is mine). Actually dirtier than you think. Way down deep,…

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Carpet Color

Carpets warm a home by adding color, pattern, and texture. Regular vacuuming provides the first line of defense against dirt and grit that damages carpet fibers. But carpets also need regular cleaning to keep them looking their best. Plan to thoroughly clean your carpets every 12 to 18 months, more often in high-traffic areas. If…

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