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Cleaning Tips for Carpet, Wood, Tile & Upholstery

Why do my carpets have gray line along the edges?

By Lisa Shultz | November 29, 2016

Is this included in my carpet cleaning? At Anderson Carpet Cleaning, one of the most asked questions is, “Why do I have gray lines at my carpets edges?”  Those are called soil “filtration lines,” which are created by soot from your furnace, and in some cases, candles. Nearly every home has them to some degree.…

Common Contaminants Found in Your Home’s Carpet

By Lisa Shultz | November 1, 2016

Your home’s carpet might not be something you think much about, but if you have family members walking, sitting, playing, and spending time on carpet, it’s important to know what might be hiding in those little carpet fibers. The Environmental Protection Agency warns that your home’s indoor air can actually harbor a lot more contaminants…

Carpet Cleaning Tips for the Holidays

By Lisa Shultz | October 28, 2016

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.…

Choosing a Carpet Cleaning Service

By Lisa Shultz | October 1, 2016

Finding and choosing the best carpet cleaning service goes further than just searching the internet or phone book. The carpet in your home is one of its biggest assets, so you want to make sure you are hiring experienced professionals that will do the job right. Choosing an excellent carpet cleaning company will take some…

Stain Removal Guide for Rugs

By Lisa Shultz | August 31, 2016

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…

How to Clean Spilled Paint on Carpet

By Lisa Shultz | August 31, 2016

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…  …

Spot Cleaning Your Carpet

By Lisa Shultz | August 31, 2016

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…

Spilled Liquid Detergent

By Lisa Shultz | August 31, 2016

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.…

Wrinkles in the Carpet

By Lisa Shultz | August 31, 2016

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…

How Often Should I Clean My Carpets?

By Lisa Shultz | August 31, 2016

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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