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Is Your Carpet A Wonderful Addition or a Silent Killer?

How Unclean Carpets Impact Your Health…

Carpets! Apart from the aesthetics they bring to the room, their soft feel and easing the temperature variations and noise, they’re so much more. If a regular carpet cleaning and upkeep procedure is not executed, your carpet can act as a harbinger of diseases.

The germs that lurk beneath the lush yarns could do you and your family real harm. The old saying – What you don’t see, won’t harm you – isn’t true for your carpets, in fact it is the complete opposite! It is crucial for you to safeguard your lovely family from potential health hazards by getting your carpet cleaned professionally on a regular basis and who better to choose than Perth Carpet Cleaning?

Under that lushness of bright colours, warm feel and soft touch, lie a plethora of debris and organisms that can affect your overall well-being!

What Is Your Carpet Hiding From You?

Bugs – While you are sipping your morning coffee by the window, basking in the sunlight, there is a high probability of bugs flying into your home. Scientific research has proven that carpeted homes pose a higher probability of attracting bugs. Once trapped inside your home, these bugs are caught between the thin fibres of the carpet and often die.

Skin flakes – The skin flakes you shed everyday stick to the fibres of the carpet and attract dust mites, whose waste is another possibility of you catching an indoor allergy.

Germs – Carpeted areas are found to be a place where over a shocking percentage of germs can thrive. These germs can trigger allergies, upset your digestive tract, cause respiratory issues and skin infections.

Mould – A glass of wine and a slight uncoordinated hand gesture can make your carpet look like a crime scene! Carpets quickly soak the spilled liquid up and sink deep into its fibres and pad. When food or liquid remains in the thickets of the carpet for long, they become the base for mould growth. And with mould growth comes a disparate list of indoor allergies, unpleasant stench and stains that take away your carpet’s appeal!

Dirt – Dirt finds a way onto your carpet even through your shoes or through the open doors and windows of your home, but the one thing surer than dirt sticking to your carpet is the fact that dirt promotes the growth of mould, micro-organisms and bugs; which directly affects your health.

Animal waste – If you have a furry mate in your home, microscopic particles of dog poop/kitty litter make way to the fibres of your carpet, thus attracting bacteria, grit and odour into your comfort space. And even if you don’t have a furry mate, the outside environment can bring all these microscopic particles into your home when you walk in from a fun day at the park.

Handy Tips In An Emergency…

To prevent your home from becoming a cause for your health issues, make sure that you vacuum the carpeted areas at least twice a week. While most forms of debris are removed through normal vacuuming, deep steam carpet cleaning ensures removal of other particles from the fibres of the carpet. Other preventative measures that you could take up include

  1. Putting a doormat at the entrance

  2. Dusting your shoes before entering the house

  3. Removal of shoes while walking on carpet.

Don’t compromise your health

Don’t compromise your health! If you’re still having doubts about your carpet, call the Perth Carpet Cleaning experts! The professional and friendly team at Perth Carpet Cleaning are proficient in the optimal ways to clean different carpets. Unclean carpets can affect the health and well-being of you and your family, causing long-term illnesses which can be prevented with professional cleaning. Contact us today at 1300 368 022 or email us at admin@perthcarpetcleaning.net.au to set up a carpet cleaning date! To find out more about our services, please visit Perth Carpet Cleaning today!

DIY Tips To Keep Your Carpet Smelling Better Than EVER!

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Have a pet? An old carpet? A random stain from years ago that constantly smells?! All of the above? Amp up the ambiance of your home by keeping your carpet maintained, smelling fresh AND looking pristine with Perth Carpet Cleaning!

If your carpet is prone to stains, there is a significant chance that there might be some particles still present in the carpet fibres that may cause odour to emanate from your carpet, even if you have dutifully cleaned the stain. That is why you need to use a carpet cleaner or deodorising products to get rid of that odour that may push your carpet condition from mere good, to excellent.

 

DIY Carpet Cleaning Tips For Home

Deodorizing with vinegar:

YES – Vinegar! It goes great with carpets as well as chips! Spray vinegar on your carpet and let it sit until the vinegar completely dries off. The reason why vinegar tops the list is because it is a natural deodorizing ingredient that is odourless once it dries off. Vinegar also has odour absorbing properties, which eliminate any other odour that may be lingering in your carpet. (Also great for the kitchen sink drain!)

 

Deodorize with Baking-soda:

Mix half a cup of baking soda and borax with one teaspoon of cinnamon. Dust your carpet with this mixture and let it sit for around half an hour, after which you can vacuum clean the carpet. Voila! You have a clean and fresh, earthy smelling carpet!

 

Deodorize carpets with vodka:

Did someone say vodka?! Vodka can be used to get rid of foul odour as it can remove stain and exterminate bacterial compounds. Especially in cases of pet urine, clean the stain and spray vodka on the cleaned area. After 15 minutes, remove the moisture by gently pressing paper napkins to the wet surface. Proceed to vacuum clean your carpet and your carpet is restored!

 

Preventive cleaning is crucial to avoid odour-emanating carpets, these methods include:

Proper ventilation 

Open up the windows and doors to let fresh air come in. Proper ventilation allows air to escape, thereby not trapping foul smell inside a space.

Dehumidifiers 

To attain a perfect living space, it is important to deal with the humidity inside the house. Eradicate the chance of growth of mould or mildew, as a result of humidity, by installing dehumidifiers.

Good old fashioned, regular cleaning 

The most important aspect of keeping a clean carpet and hence a clean environment is to clean regularly. Clean your floors with brooms and mops and vacuum your carpet at least once a week. Prevent dirt and debris from sticking to your carpet by vacuuming regularly. And if your carpet is stained, tend to it immediately before it seeps inside through the fibres. And after the stain is properly treated and removed, use a carpet cleaner and deodorizer to eradicate any residual odour.

 

Still In Need Of Professional Carpet Cleaning Intervention?

Keeping your carpet looking good and smelling better is easy with the above-mentioned easy-to-do tips. But if you are still not happy with the outcome you have achieved, call Perth Carpet Cleaning today to get rid of that stain induced odour.

Our friendly, competent and helpful professional carpet cleaning team can advise you on the optimal ways to clean your carpets. Contact us today at 1300 368 022 or email us at admin@perthcarpetcleaning.net.au to get a quote on your next project! To find out more about our carpet cleaning, maintenance, stain removal and upkeep services, please visit Perth Carpet Cleaning today!

6 Easiest Carpets To Clean…

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In a perfect world, you could buy carpets that are aesthetically pleasing based on the colour and style that reflects your personality, home or office space without giving a second thought about its upkeep. But we don’t live in a perfect world, and hence need to give considerable thought when buying carpets.

Like every other investment in life, carpets also offer the best value for money (if it is of the greatest quality). But to keep it up to spec, professional carpet cleaners are a MUST!

Quick Tips:

  1. Check for the bulked continuous filament (BCF) in carpets as the bulky strands of fibre last longer and do not get fuzzy after minimal usage.
  2. Check for the density of the fibres. The fibres should be dense enough that when you bend it, the backing is not visible. Such high-density carpets are usually “stain-resistant” as it can repel dirt, particles and stains due to the density of the fibres.
  3. Other carpets share the stain-resistance factor when they are treated with special chemicals, that repel stains during the manufacturing process.

The different types of easy-to-maintain carpets available on the market are:

 

Berber Carpets

  • Easy to clean
  • Tough build
  • Usually dark in colour, thus making dirt less visible
  • Treated with stain-resistant solutions
  • Require minimal maintenance
  • Durable and economical
  • Ideal for high traffic areas and work buildings

Nylon

  • Strongest type of carpet
  • Excellent resistance to soiling, staining, abrasion, insects, molding, and mildew
  • Static free
  • One of easiest to clean
  • Has a long lifespan
  • Bi-yearly professional carpet cleaning will restore their appearance
  • Ideal for residential or commercial purposes

Polyester

  • Has a luxurious feel
  • Synthetic, oil-based material and thus stain and water resistant
  • Durable against abrasions
  • Polyester Recycled Carpet fibre is non-allergenic & is environment-friendly
  • Require nominal care
  • Inexpensive

Polypropylene

  • Oil-based and thus resistant to common stains
  • Budget-friendly
  • Easy to clean
  • Resist abrasion, mildew, and moisture resistant
  • Prone to matting, crushing, and scuffs
  • Ideal for commercial installations

Wool

  • Luxurious, comfortable and strong
  • Easy to clean
  • Has natural water repellent properties
  • Attracts less dirt
  • Expensive
  • Low resistance to sunlight

Acrylic

  • Man-made wool
  • Resists static electricity, moisture, mildew, fading, crushing, staining and sun damage
  • Offers the look and feel of wool at a fraction of the cost

To keep your carpet at its best, professional carpet cleaning is crucial!

 

  • Professional carpet cleaners with professional-grade equipment and cleaning agents can help keep the supreme appearance and condition of your carpets
  • Steam cleaning – The heat and high suction from steam cleaning will rid the carpet of any dirt in the deepest layers
  • Dry cleaning – Carpet cleaning using solvents and small amounts of moisture to treat stained areas requires professional expertise

 

Our friendly and helpful professional carpet cleaning team can advise you on the optimal cleaning techniques to maintain the appearance and health of your carpets to its prime. We are a proud WA owned and operated business offering reliable, effective and expert carpet and upholstery cleaning for residential and commercial clients across Perth. Contact us today at 1300 368 022 or email us at admin@perthcarpetcleaning.net.au to get a quote on your next project!

To find out more about our services, please visit https://www.perthcarpetcleaning.net.au/ today!

The Best Steam Cleaners In The Market 2019

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Cleaning our homes and staying on top of its upkeep isn’t as easy as it is shown in those happy-looking TV commercials. Allergens, dirt and germs somehow find their way into your safe haven, even if you clean regularly. The culprits behind this are your little ones and furry friends, who bring in a plethora of grime, mud and pollen after a nice hour of playtime; and even adults with butterfingers who may end up spilling wine on your carpets.

Drying, cleaning and disinfecting your home surfaces with a steam cleaner is comparatively more efficient and requires minimal effort. Hence, buying a steam cleaner to add to your cleaning arsenal is one of the best decisions. But choosing the best steam cleaner in the market can be a tiring, confusing process. Don’t worry, we have compiled a list of the best steam cleaners in 2019 that will help you choose your perfect cleaning partner! All available on Amazon.

SKG 1500W Hot Steam Mop Cleaner

SKG 1500W Hot Steam Mop Cleaner is great for carpets and floors as it dissolves stains, removes grime, and disinfects surfaces. Super easy to use, this steam cleaner comes with a steam control which allows you to choose the flow of steam. The snap-on carpet glider and 180-degree swivel head ensure that your surfaces are cleaned properly, including the nooks and crannies.

Hoover Power Scrub Deluxe Carpet Washer

Hoover Power Scrub Deluxe Carpet Washer is perfect for removing stains from carpets. The SpinScrub Brush System scrubs the carpet fibres from all angles thereby removing dirt and stains from the carpet effectively. It also comes with a stair tool, upholstery tool and a crevice tool that you may need for a heavy-duty cleaning session.

Bissell PowerFresh Steam Mop

Bissell PowerFresh Steam Mop is an affordable stream cleaner with a triple-duty cleaning power. It removes stains, disinfects and deodorizes surfaces. The smart set digital steam control feature regulates the steam setting to low, medium or high depending upon the cleaning task

McCulloch MC1275 Heavy-Duty Steam Cleaner

McCulloch MC 1275 Heavy-Duty Steam Cleaner is ideal for cleaning tough stains, spots and spills. A powerful jet nozzle ejects steam for 45 minutes continuously to remove dirt, grime and other particles from floor, tiles and other household surfaces. The steam lock switch regulates the steam activity, thus negating the need for you to continuously press a button. This steam cleaner beats the rest, as it comes with a set of 18 accessories, thus making it ideal to clean every surface.

 

Why Choose Perth Carpet Cleaning

Although there are many steam cleaners out there, Perth Carpet Cleaning offer professional and friendly service. If  you wish to have your carpet steam cleaned by professionals, our helpful carpet cleaning team can help you with the optimal ways to clean your carpets or have them steam cleaned. Contact us today on 1300 368 022 or email us at admin@perthcarpetcleaning.net.au to get a quote on your next project!

The Challenges of DIY Upholstery Cleaning

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It’s your favourite upholstered chair but it’s also loved by the cat, your regularly visiting nephew and, on the odd occasion, someone’s gym bag!

While you don’t mind sharing the love, you don’t want to share the dirt and stains that come with it. So what’s better – sending it to the loving arms of an upholstery cleaner in Perth, or taking on the challenges of DIY upholstery cleaning?  Take a seat, and let’s explore.

What Is Upholstery and Why Do I Need it Cleaned?

Upholstery is a combination of soft padding and a textile covering that’s applied as the outer layer of a piece of furniture. It can range from leather to textured material to silk. It’s really only limited by the designers imaginings.

The necessity for upholstery cleaning every 18 months or so is because your furniture can’t naturally repel dirt. Hair, food, accidental spills – they’re all unavoidable unless you cover it in plastic (and those days are, happily, long gone!) Regular upholstery cleaning will see you get the maximum amount of years out of your investment. Your home will remain a much healthy environment too with less bacteria harboured in the soft furnishings you sit and lie on.

Challenges of DIY Upholstery Cleaning

There are many challenges with doing your own upholstery cleaning and that’s after you understand what you’re dealing with.

First, look for the cleaning instructions on the manufacturer’s label. It will be somewhere on the furniture piece. If it isn’t, you can call an upholstery cleaner in Perth for advice. Labels range from ‘solvent only’ cleaning to ‘water-based’ cleaning, to a possible combination of both, to avoiding all of these. With the right cleaner in hand, apply it to a small spot of fabric or leather that’s out of view, just to test how it responds to your cleaner. If all is good, you’re on your way.

Stains are a whole new level of cleaning management. It’s certainly not one cleaner fits all! Try not to rub the stain as you’ll probably spread it further and deeper into the fabric. Removal of some stains can be achieved through a stain remover but be careful and be sure: there’s no practice run here!

The final hurdle of upholstery cleaning is something we all have to get over – or rather, into. It’s getting in amongst the dips, pleats, crevasses and hem lines without damaging the chair. It’s challenging and is most successful with the right tools. It’s not really cost effective for you to purchase these tools yourself, but if you’re keen, find out where upholstery cleaners in Perth buy their equipment.

Contact Upholstery Cleaners in Perth

Better still, if the DIY aspect of upholstery cleaning has you crawling under the cushions, why not bring in the experts – Perth Carpet Cleaning. Our knowledge of what cleaner to use on which fabric puts us way ahead of the pack. Combine this with the ability to remove stains you simply can’t at home (without the sweat and swearing!) and we simply have to be your first stop for expert upholstery cleaning.

We make it cleaner, fresher, brighter – and healthier, and look forward to rejuvenating your cherished upholstery soon.