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5 Great Reasons To Clean Your Carpet & Upholstery This Spring

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With the early onset of spring this year, dust and pollen will leave your home in desperate need of a seasonal overhaul. Spring cleaning may not be on your mind, but we have a few tips to help make cleaning a ~~~Breeze.

  1. Springing into Cleaning

Try to start in the smallest room or area and work your way through the rest of your home. This will not cause you any over exhaustion, especially by working through a little at a time. Before you know it, you’ve cleaned your home from top to bottom. Starting with organizing your paperwork to thoroughly cleaning your furnishings.

In no time, your home will look and smell Lemonny Freshh!!

  1. Keeping Those Allergens at Baycarpet_bacteria1

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology states that Seasonal allergies
affect over 35 million people in the United States. Outdoor air pollutants are definitely 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 the carpeting of your home.

 

One way to stop those grimy 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 friend’s feelings OR your investment, and your family’s health.

I like the second answer myself.

  1. People & Pets: Protecting Your Carpeting

The American Pet Products & Manufacturers Association also states that the United States is home to some 68 million dog owners and 73 million cat owners. That’s a lot of love—and a lot of carpet stains. Accidents on carpet require quick cleanup to remove bacteria and odor.

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We are here to help with that!!

  1.  Keeping Your Indoor Environment Healthy

As much as 90 percent of our time is spent inside, especially during colder weather. So far, the Environmental Protection Agency estimates the air inside homes is 2-5 times more polluted than the outside air. Yuck!!!

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) recommends following these tips to help you to maintain a healthy indoor environment for you and your family:

  • Maintain a humidity level below 60 percent. Higher humidity creates an environment for mold growth and produces allergens.
  • Vacuum regularly. Your carpet and fabric furniture can hold dust and particle soil, mold spores and other harmful allergens.
  • Have your furniture cleaned professionally once a year by an IICRC-certified firm to ensure the use of proper extraction procedures, to make certain that soil is not just redistributed, but removed.
  1. To Keep Your Carpet Looking Its Best

Your carpet can last a very long time if it is properly maintained and cared for. The fact is…. That if you clean your carpets frequently, especially when traffic lanes first start to appear, they will last longer, look better, and protect your family’s health. Awesome!!

 

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One more great tip during spring is to get out and enjoy the weather. The National Park Service announced their first peak bloom prediction at a press conference on the morning of March 1. They predict that the cherry blossoms will reach peak bloom between March 14 and 17, 2017. According to, the National Park Service, this is the earliest peak bloom on record since March 15, 1990.

Wow! That’s Extraordinary!

Peak bloom usually happens around the last week of March to the first week of April.

Well…. Not this year!

I wonder what will happen next……Extinct animals coming back?J

Anyway…. Get out and enjoy this year’s Cherry Blossom Festival. Check out the great events happening in Washington, D.C. celebrating this year’s cherry blossoms here.

Holiday Clean- Up Sale

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During

December 7th. – December 19th.

Services Available:

Carpet Cleaning

Furniture Cleaning

Mattress Cleaning

Oriental Rug Cleaning

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Air Duct Cleaning

Carpet Installation

Carpet Repairs

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Pet Odor Removal
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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.

Scare Away Grime & Receive A Howling Clean Treat

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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.

Quick Tip: Pet Stain Remover

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Making your own homemade pet stain removers is simple and will usually require only simple, natural ingredients that you can find in your kitchen cupboard.Pet Odor Removal

Baking Soda:

This is nature’s deodorizer and is harmless for your family and the environment. It can be used in different ways depending on the surface you’re treating.

  •    For machine-washable items, throw an entire box of baking soda into the washing machine with the affected items and run a normal load. Air-dry the laundry. If you can still smell urine, wash the items again with an enzymatic cleaner.

 

  •   For carpet or upholstery that can be laundered, liberally sprinkle baking soda over the area and allow it to soak up as much moisture as possible. Vacuum remaining soda thoroughly then treat with one of the other options listed below.

Vinegar:

After thoroughly blotting the stain and/or applying baking soda as above, mix warm water and vinegar in a 1:1 ratio. Then apply with a rag in a blotting fashion or with a spray bottle. Place something heavy on the stain and allow it to soak up. Repeat if necessary.

Undiluted vinegar can also be used to wash urine off of hardwood floors – wash area, rinse with warm water, and dry immediately.

 

After you’ve tried these remedies and you can still smell the odor, call a professional. The’ll take care of it for you.

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!

 

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