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Holiday Clean- Up Sale

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slide-winter-sale-2015Everette Carpet Care & Restoration is offering $25 OFF ANY Service

During

December 7th. – December 19th.

Services Available:

Carpet Cleaning

Furniture Cleaning

Mattress Cleaning

Oriental Rug Cleaning

24 HR. Emergency Water/ Fire Damage Restoration

Air Duct Cleaning

Carpet Installation

Carpet Repairs

Drapery Cleaning

Pet Odor Removal
Please “Like” me for exclusive deals at: Facebook.com/EveretteCarpetCare

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* Excludes previous sales, discounts, and/or coupons. MD, DC, & VA Residents ONLY! Limited time only.

A Little Something Special For Mom…..

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Give Mom a Hug Every Day

 Celebrate Mother’s Day with LOVE…..

&

A Clean Home

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Together, these are the perfect ways to say, ‘I care and love you a lot.’

A thoughtful gesture that is sure to warm Mom’s heart.

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Get 10% OFF Carpet Cleaning &

Get Her Favorite Chair Cleaned For FREE!

May 1st – May 15th

Schedule Your Appointment Today!!

(877)783-3606/ info@everettecarpet.com

**MD, DC, VA Residents Only! **Offer may not be combined w/ any other offer. Valid for new appointments only.

The 5 Costly Misconceptions of Professional Carpet Cleaning

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Many homeowners do not know or choose not know about this unregulated industry, so I’ve gathered some information on the subject.

Misconception # 1 – “You should wait as long as possible before cleaning your carpet.”
The answer to this is no. Dirt is an abrasive, like sand paper. Every time you step on the carpet, you grind the dirt deeper into your carpet fibers. This cuts your carpet, just as if you had used a knife. This most certainly causes it to wear out faster. What about constant vacuuming, you ask. Vacuuming helps, but by itself it’s simply not enough. The longer you wait to have your carpet cleaned thoroughly, the more damage you do to it.

Misconception #2 – “The only reason to clean carpet is to get out the dirt.”
The answer to this is no. Outdoor air contains pollen, fungus, bacteria, air pollution, cigarette smoke, car exhaust—and hundreds of other chemicals. When you and your family members and even your pets come into your home, those pollutants are carried in on them and usually end up in your carpet.
If you have allergies, asthma, emphysema, or other breathing problems – one major source of your problem could be the pollen, fungus, pet dander, and chemicals in your carpet.

Misconception #3 – “Only one method of carpet cleaning is the best.”
The answer to this is no. There are multiple methods of cleaning approved by the IICRC – the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification. Depending on the living situation (a high-rise versus a single family home), or the level of soiling, or the methods required by your carpet warranty, or the specific needs of the occupants – it is the professional cleaning technician who is trained to choose the best method for the results you and your home require. A thorough Carpet Audit™ by an Ethical Services member will present you with all of your options, and all costs associated with the method they recommend for your carpeting. The best carpet cleaning companies are those that have been certified by the NICC -National Institute of Carpet Cleaning.

Misconception #4 – “Having the right equipment is all a company needs to clean your carpet properly.”
This is not true. Many companies/ technicians in the carpet cleaning industry are untrained. This is an unregulated industry so you must be wary of the individuals you allow to come into your home, and the chemicals they may be using.
Certification is important, as is belonging to nationally recognized associations and attending their educational courses. This shows the consumer that the company values technical training and continually updating their knowledge of the latest technology, techniques, and safest solutions. The best equipment with untrained employees behind them can lead to expensive errors and safety issues, so be certain to check for verification that the individuals you are allowing into your home are trained.

Misconception #5 – “The company that offers the lowest price is the company you should hire.”
This is the biggest misconception of all. Some carpet cleaners advertise room cleaning around $9.95 per room, and then pressure you into paying a lot more once they get inside your home. Sadly, some carpet cleaners may even break the law by using illegal bait and switch tactics. That’s why we’re exposing the truth of  the carpet cleaning industry, as a way to safeguard the public.

The only way you can make an intelligent decision is to have all of the facts you need. Insist on a complete written quote before any work is performed so that you can protect yourself. No one can clean at that price without strong- arming additional sales, so look for a company that is not advertising a price that seems too good to be true….. it always unfortunately is.

3 Things To Know Before Hiring a Carpet Cleaning Company That Could Actually Save Your Life

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Many Companies don’t clean & disinfect their equipment after previous jobs. This is definitely hazardous to your health. Whatever was taken from the previous client’s carpet, will now be transferred to your carpet. Hopefully it wasn’t a water damage situation with a sewage back up or other bacterial spill. There are many hazardous organisms such as bacteria, viruses, mold and fungi that thrive in standing water.

Time is an important consideration in clean up. Organisms to be killed will not become airborne as long as they remain wet. Once dried, organisms can spread by dust particles. Consequently, it is important to bring the sanitizing solution in contact with contaminated surfaces as soon as possible after completing each clients home.

This is an unregulated industry, so you must be wary of the individuals you allow to come into your home or office and the chemicals they may be using. The company you use should be a reputable company with social proof that can be tracked, along with plenty of client testimonials that can be easily attained. It’s hard to hide reviews nowadays with the media. So there’s bound to be some information on the company you choose.

Also, many companies use subcontractors. Some of these subcontractors are fine and others are not. Back ground checks are not always reliable as we’ve found from the media. Would you let criminals in your home around your family & belongings? Be cautious; make sure the company you hire has employees. Anyone can be a subcontractor.

Last but not least, make sure the company you hire is properly insured. This is very important, otherwise if a problem arises (such as fire or major accident) or your property gets damaged, it may be covered. If not you could lose your lifestyle or more importantly your life. At least 1 million general liability insurance is adequate for the cleaning industry. If the company that you hire provides a larger amount of insurance, then the more the merrier.

Be cautious, ask questions, protect yourself, do your research. Most importantly, make sure you feel comfortable with the company you hire.

Carpet Maintenance And Indoor Air Quality

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Many people do not know how to properly care for and clean their carpets, and they are missing a great opportunity to help improve their indoor air quality.

So now you’ve installed new carpeting throughout your home. The technician leaves you to frolic around without a care. The feeling is totally refreshing.  You feel as though you can practically eat off of it. It feels so luxurious through your toes as you walk barefoot through the rooms. You’re not even worried about sleeping on it without linens. You let your baby crawl around aimlessly from room to room. Then as you lie there on the carpet a thought comes to mind. “How do I keep my carpet looking new?” Well the first thing you should know is that you’re not alone with this question. Many people don’t know the first thing about keeping the carpets looking their best. What people don’t understand is that maintenance takes work. That is why we are here. Carpet can last a very long time when it is properly maintained and cared for.  I’ve seen carpets that were 20 years old that looked brand new because they were well cared for!  On the other hand I’ve seen relatively new carpet that looked 20 years old because no one was caring for it properly.

Did you know that Pollutants in the air filter through your carpet? The carpet actually traps them so you don’t breathe them over and over again. But when the trap gets full, your family starts breathing in those harmful pollutants such as, dust mite debris, pollens, fungus, spores, bacteria and a long list of other disgusting things. Once your carpet’s natural filtering ability gets full, it is time for a certified carpet cleaning company with The Most Thorough Cleaning Ever to clean your carpets for your health’s sake. You really should clean every six months and you will find that you will breathe a lot easier.

The fact is that if you clean your carpets frequently, when traffic lanes first start to appear, they will last longer, look better, and protect your family’s health. But don’t just call any company, call a company that will give you The Most Thorough Cleaning Ever…

Did you know that the outdoor air pollutants are carried into your home by you, your family or your friends? These air pollutants contain pollens, fungus, bacteria, air pollution, cigarette smoke, car exhaust and hundreds of other chemicals. These pollutants are carried in by you or family members and usually end up in your carpets.

If you or someone in your family has allergies, asthma, emphysema, or other breathing problems – one major source of your problem could be the pollens, fungus, pet dander, and chemicals in your carpet.

 One way to stop the pollutants from coming into your home is to have everyone take their shoes off at the door. I know that it’s a pain to do, but you will be extending the life of your carpet. Which is more important your family and friends feelings OR your investment, and your family’s health.

Celebrate Mother’s Day

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Give the gift that keeps giving with the gift of health. Your special Mom will love to know that you care.

So Show It!

Starting May 1st to the 12th, Everette Carpet Care will be giving a 20% OFF any of our carpet & upholstery cleaning services to the VA, MD & DC residents.

Call us during those days to book your cleaning appointment and receive your Mother’s Day discount.

 

She’ll Absolutely Love It… and You!

 

Hurry call us today 877-783-3606 don’t miss this great opportunity act now, visit our website for more great deals! www.everettecarpet.com

 

 

*This offer not to be included with other offers.                                                                                                                                             *Offer valid for any carpet cleaning, upholstery cleaning, rug cleaning, and mattress cleaning.

Everette Carpet Care & Restoration Receives 2014 Best of Alexandria Award.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Everette Carpet Care & Restoration Receives 2014 Best of Alexandria Award

Alexandria Award Program Honors the Achievement

ALEXANDRIA April 23, 2014 — Everette Carpet Care & Restoration has been selected for the 2014 Best of Alexandria Award in the Carpet Cleaning category by the Alexandria Award Program.

Each year, the Alexandria Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Alexandria area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2014 Alexandria Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Alexandria Award Program and data provided by third parties.

About Alexandria Award Program

The Alexandria Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Alexandria area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Alexandria Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.

SOURCE: Alexandria Award Program

CONTACT:
Alexandria Award Program
Email: PublicRelations@recognitionawarding.com
URL: http://www.recognitionawarding.com

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 Everette Carpet Care & Restoration Receives 2014 Best of Alexandria Award.
Everette Carpet Care & Restoration Receives 2014 Best of Alexandria Award.

Just In Time For Valentine’s Day?

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Show your loved ones you care This Valentine’s Day with a service from Everette Carpet.

This week leading up to Valentine’s Day we will be offering a sweetheart of a deal for the Md, DC, and VA area.

We will be deducting $25.00 from Any Service* scheduled

 Feb. 6th – Feb. 14th

BONUS

 When you help your neighbor schedule an appointment with us the same day as your appointment,

We will take an Additional $25.00 off Your total invoice.

That’s a total of $50.00 Saved, Just for helping a Neighbor!

We also want to help out your neighbor.

So, we will take $10.00 OFF of your neighbor’s total invoice just for getting their carpet & upholstery cared for that same day.

 What could be better for 2013?

Everyone Wins!!!!

Remember to schedule your appointment between Feb. 6th – Feb. 14th   

You’ll Be Glad You Did!

 

Carpet Cleaning Maintenance And Indoor Air Quality

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Many people do not know how to properly care for and clean their carpets, and they are missing a great opportunity to help improve their indoor air quality.

So now you’ve installed new carpeting throughout your home. The technician leaves you to frolic around without a care. The feeling is totally refreshing.  You feel as though you can practically eat off of it. It feels so luxurious through your toes as you walk barefoot through the rooms. You’re not even worried about sleeping on it without linens. You let your baby crawl around aimlessly from room to room. Then as you lie there on the carpet a thought comes to mind. How do I keep my carpet looking new? Well the first thing you should know is that you’re not alone with this question. Many people don’t know the first thing about keeping the carpets looking their best. What people don’t understand is that maintenance takes work. That is why we are here. Carpet can last a very long time when it is properly maintained and cared for.  I’ve seen carpets that were 20 years old that looked brand new because they were well cared for!  On the other hand I’ve seen relatively new carpet that looked 20 years old because no one was caring for it properly.

Did you know that Pollutants in the air filter through your carpet? The carpet actually traps them so you don’t breathe them over and over again. But when the trap gets full, your family starts breathing in those harmful pollutants such as, dust mite debris, pollens, fungus, spores, bacteria and a long list of other disgusting things. Once your carpet’s natural filtering ability gets full, it is time for a certified carpet cleaning company with The Most Thorough Cleaning Ever to clean your carpets for your health’s sake. You really should clean every six months and you will find that you will breathe a lot easier.

The fact is that if you clean your carpets frequently, when traffic lanes first start to appear, they will last longer, look better, and protect your family’s health. But don’t just call any company, call a company that will give you The Most Thorough Cleaning Ever…

Did you know that the outdoor air pollutants are carried into your home by you, your family or your friends? These air pollutants contain pollens, fungus, bacteria, air pollution, cigarette smoke, car exhaust and hundreds of other chemicals. These pollutants are carried in by you or family members and usually end up in your carpets.

If you or someone in your family has allergies, asthma, emphysema, or other breathing problems – one major source of your problem could be the pollens, fungus, pet dander, and chemicals in your carpet.

 One way to stop the pollutants from coming into your home is to have everyone take their shoes off at the door. I know that it’s a pain to do, but you will be extending the life of your carpet. Which is more important your family and friends feelings OR your investment, and your family’s health.

Carpet Cleaning MD, DC, And VA

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After The Honeymoon….. Then What?

Oh! No!How to Keep Your Carpet Looking Its Best

So now you’ve installed new carpeting throughout your northern va home. The technician leaves you to frolic around without a care. The feeling is totally refreshing. You feel as though you can practically eat off of it. It feels so luxurious through your toes as you walk barefoot through the rooms. You’re not even worried about sleeping on it without linens. You let your baby crawl around aimlessly from room to room. Then as you lie there on the carpet a thought comes to mind. How do I keep my carpet looking new? Well the first thing you should know is that you’re not alone with this question. Many people don’t know the first thing about keeping the carpets looking their best. What people don’t understand is that maintenance takes work. That is why we are here. Carpet can last a very long time when it is properly maintained and cared for. I’ve seen carpets that were 20 years old that looked brand new because they were well- cared for! On the other hand I’ve seen relatively new carpet that looked 20 years old because no one was caring for it properly.

Did you know?
Pollutants in the air of your home filter through your carpet? The carpet actually traps them so you don’t breathe them over and over again. But when the trap gets full, your family starts breathing in those harmful pollutants such as, dust mite debris, pollens, fungus, spores, bacteria and a long list of other disgusting things. Once your carpet’s natural filtering ability gets full, it is time for a certified carpet cleaning company in DC, MD, and VA with The Most Thorough Cleaning Ever to clean your carpets for your health’s sake. You really should clean every six months and once you do you will find that you will breathe a lot easier.
The fact is that if you clean your carpet and upholstery frequently, when traffic lanes first start to appear, they will last longer, look better, and protect your family’s health. But don’t just call any company, call a carpet cleaning DC, MD and VA based company that will give you The Most Thorough Cleaning Ever.

Did you know?
Outdoor air pollutants are carried into your home by you, your family or your friends? These air pollutants contain pollens, fungus, bacteria, air pollution, cigarette smoke, car exhaust and hundreds of other chemicals. These pollutants are carried in from the northern va community by you or family members and usually end up in your carpets.

If you or someone in your family has allergies, asthma, emphysema, or other breathing problems and lives in the DC, MD and Northern Va area – one major source of your problem could be the pollens, fungus, pet dander, and chemicals in your carpet.
One way to stop the pollutants from coming into your home is to have everyone take their shoes off at the door. I know that it’s a pain to do, but you will be saving the life of your carpet. Which is more important your family and friends feelings OR your investment and your family’s health.