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WHAT CAUSES DIRTY MARKS ALONG SKIRTING BOARDS & UNDER DOORS?

SOIL FILTRATION LINES ON CARPET Soil filtration lines (or draught marks as they are sometimes known) are dark soiled areas that develop gradually on a carpet; they are most commonly found around the edges of a room next to the wall. These marks are the result of dust particles carried in the air moving through wall cavities and beneath gaps in poorly fitted floorboards, or between the floorboards and skirtings, leaving dust deposited on the carpet pile much like a filter action. Sometimes the lines can show quite clearly the shape of the floorboards beneath. These marks can be fairly
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HOW OFTEN SHOULD CARPETS BE CLEANED?

To extend the life of your carpet you will need to clean it often. A dirty carpet contains soil and debris that wear your carpet’s fibres. Carpet cleaning removes these damaging particles, leaving you with the question; How often should you clean your carpet? How often will depend on how may people are in the home, are there any children and if you have pets and whether or not you have smokers in your home. If you have a home with two adults, you should clean your carpet every six to twelve months If these two adults are smokers you
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THE BENEFITS OF A PROFESSIONAL CARPET OR SOFA CLEAN

CUSTOMER ADVICE – THE BENEFITS OF CARPET CLEANING Most consumers are unaware of the many benefits of professional carpet cleaning and will only call in our professional services once their floor coverings are displaying obvious signs of soiling. The following information will give you a further insight into how regular, professional cleaning by Carpetcare North East can lengthen the life of your carpets and fabrics. 1) PROFESSIONAL CLEANING WILL HELP MAINTAIN THE LIFE EXPECTANCY OF YOUR CARPETS Carpets need regular professional cleaning in order to maintain their expected lifespan. Accumulated soil and grit are major causes of wear and tear,
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UPHOLSTERY CLEANING TIPS

A three step strategy for keeping upholstered furniture looking fabulous year round. There’s nothing like fabulous upholstery to freshen up any home, but how long it remains looking crisp and clean is entirely up to you. Follow Carpetcare’s strategy to keeping soft furnishings looking fab year round. Preventative Measures Vacuums aren’t just for floors and those intimidating attachments they come with can actually prolong the life of your furniture. Use the upholstery attachment to vacuum soft furnishings on a weekly basis. The angle-tipped crevice tool is great for reaching sneaky areas where the evidence of daily use such as dirt
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5 THINGS YOU REALLY SHOULDN’T DO TO YOUR CARPET

5 Things You Should Never Do To Your Carpet Carpet isn’t as high-maintenance as most people tend to think. However, it still requires some care and must not be mistreated. To protect your carpet and ensure that it stays looking beautiful for a long time, here’s a list of the things that should NOT be done to your carpet (and what to do instead). 1. Do Not Scrub When you’ve had a spill on your carpet, I know it’s tempting to attack it with a vengeance. After all, for so many other tasks we’re told that a bit of elbow
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SUMMER MISERY FOR HAY FEVER SUFFERERS

A carpet clean by Carpetcare is a must to provide a healthy home environment for children or grandchildren who always love to play on the carpet. Regular cleaning of your carpets will improve indoor air quality and reduce the effects of hay fever. The Carpetcare 10 stage cleaning and hot water extraction process does a superior job of removing allergens like pollen and dust mite droppings and the environment where germs and bacteria breed. In this blog lets take a look at exactly what hay fever is, the cause and the symptoms. Causes of hay fever Hay fever is an allergic
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ADVICE ON HOW TO CHOOSE A NEW CARPET

Have you ever chosen a carpet and been disappointed by its appearance after a while? It’s important that you maintain it and of course, Carpetcare North East can help you with that. However it’s essential that you choose your carpet correctly in the first place. Here we provide you with a guide to some of the main things to consider when purchasing a new carpet for your home in order to help you make an informed choice. There are so many different things that you could consider when choosing a carpet. There are lots of good retailers out there who
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HOW TO CLEAN DOG URINE FROM CARPET

How to clean dog urine from a carpet….. Oh puppies! With their big eyes and wagging tails, they’re just so hard to resist! Even the most hardened heart can be softened after playing with a pup. But as much as you may love their adorable faces and fuzzy ears, I doubt that you’ll enjoy potty-training your puppy. Like roses with thorns, puppies are both lovable and frustrating; for every sweet kiss and cuddle, there’s crying, nipping, gnawed furniture, begging at dinner, and of course, peeing in the house. Whether you’re potty-training your new puppy or cleaning up after an older
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CARPET TYPES

For those of you maybe looking at selecting a new carpet, you may find this useful. Everything you need to know about Different Carpet types and their Manufacture.  Great bedtime reading!   When choosing a carpet, it’s worth bearing in mind the visual, as well as the technical issues. One of the main factors when considering carpet is the amount of foot traffic that will be on the area once laid. The construction and the texture are both key in your selection, but, with so many carpets available on the market today, there really is something for everyone (and every room).
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