Buying new fabric furniture to update your home décor can be exciting, but that excitement can be short lived when your new piece of furniture gets a tough stain.
Whether it was you, your partner, the kids or the fur-babies, cleaning the stain without ruining the upholstery can lead to some anxious moments.
In short, upholstery is the materials that make up the soft coverings on your furniture. Fabric, padding and springs all make up part of the upholstery, but one of the most important aspect to consider in upholstery is the fabric you choose.
The upholstered furniture in your home should reflect your lifestyle; if you have children, luxurious velvet armchairs or dining chairs maybe aren’t the best option, as they can be ruined faster than you can say “don’t touch that!”
It is also worthwhile considering how your upholstery might age over its lifetime – does it require a lot of upkeep to keep it pristine? What kind of conditions will cause it to age faster?
To keep your upholstered furniture in the best condition, it is valuable to know how to properly clean your upholstery or better still, the name of a trusted company who can take care of the upholstery cleaning in Perth for you – such as Perth Carpet Cleaning.
Let’s face it, life can be messy, sometimes unintentionally so.
While not eating or drinking on your new lounge suite may seem like a practical fixed rule just after you purchase it, there will likely come a day where you are a little more relaxed.
On a warm summer’s day in Perth, you might be enjoying a cold drink that drips onto the fabric and leaves a stain, or on the flip side, a wild winter in Perth with a torrential downpour might result in a flash flood in your home!
Whether you’ve experienced an act of mother nature or your furniture has some stains from every day use, just know that these things happen and Perth Carpet Cleaning, your local upholstery cleaners in Perth, are on hand to help.
For those DIY buffs out there, there are ways to tackle the cleaning job on your own.Tip #1 – Vacuum: Dirt, pet hair and crumbs can all build up on your furniture, so it is important to give your upholstery some love with a vacuum. Make sure to get into the crevices and lift up couch cushions.
Tip #2 – Know what you’re dealing with: Different types of fabric require different cleaning methods and using the wrong method could ruin your upholstery. On furniture like couches, check any labels for cleaning instructions.
Tip #3 – Rid those stains with pantry products: You can use commercial cleaners from your local supermarket, but it is also just as easy to whip cleaning products together with staples from your pantry. Know what type of fabric you are dealing with and give this DIY products a go:
Synthetic: In a spray bottle, mix ½ cup vinegar, 1 cup of warm water and ½ tablespoon of dishwashing liquid. Spray the stained area and using a soft cloth and some elbow grease, give it a good scrub!
Fabric: Spray the stain with a mix of ¾ cup of warm water, 1 tablespoon of dishwashing liquid and ¼ cup vinegar and scrub with a soft cloth to remove the stain. Once the stain has lifted, use a clean cloth with some water to remove any residual soap before giving the area a pat down with a towel to dry.
Leather: Mix up a spray bottle with ½ cup of olive oil and ¼ cup of vinegar, spray the stain and then rub with a soft cloth.
While your friends, family or even strangers on the internet, might have a list of “tried and tested” ways to clean that odd stain, you could end up causing a DIY disaster that will cost you more money.
A professional carpet cleaning company, like Perth Carpet Cleaning, don’t just clean carpets, they also have a knack for cleaning your upholstery.
Using a professional will also give your upholstery a deep clean, removing small dust particles and set-in stains that may be missed by residential-grade vacuums and cleaning methods.
At Perth Carpet Cleaning, we’ve seen all types of crumbs, spills and stains on a variety of fabrics and materials, so we come prepared to tackle any problems you might have on your upholstery.
Leave the upholstery cleaning to the professionals – give the team at Perth Carpet Cleaning a call to guarantee professional and reliable service.
The Perth Carpet Cleaning team are fully trained carpet cleaning technicians, using heavy duty specialised and steam cleaning capabilities to tackle your upholstery.
With a team of friendly, professional and knowledgeable technicians and a track record of happy customers, we are the go-to choice for upholstery cleaning in Perth.
Contact Perth Carpet Cleaning today to remove those stubborn stains and bring your furniture back to life.
Have you ever come home to find your carpets completely flooded? Whether from natural weather events or leaky pipes and appliances within the home, flooded carpets can result in serious damage to your property.
In order to minimise damage and preserve the quality of your carpets, water damage restoration services are required. At Perth Carpet Cleaning, we provide responsive high quality water damage restoration services to quickly and effectively restore your carpets.
From leaky pipes to heavy rain, carpets can become flooded in a number of different ways. Whether water is fresh from the tap or contaminated from pipes, all carpet flooding should be dealt with by a professional.
Flood restoration services are designed to provide fast and effective solutions for flooded carpets. Regardless of the type of water or liquid soaked up by the carpets, a carpet cleaning professional will come fully equipped to effectively assess and resolve the issue. While flooding can vary in severity, from simple drying to the need for total replacements, a professional will help you understand how to best move forward in drying, sanitising and repairing your flooded carpets.
Water, flooding and spilled liquids can leave serious stains on carpet. Both visually unappealing and potentially unsanitary, removing carpet stains is important in maintaining the quality and look of your carpets.
As carpet cleaning professionals, we provide a variety of quality carpet stain removal services depending on the nature of your stains and your type of carpet. From stagnant water to dirt, oils and mud, we utilise specialised products and techniques to rid your carpet of stains as quickly and effectively as possible.
Excessive moisture is a breeding ground for mould. Without proper drying and sanitation of carpets, mould and mildew can begin to appear under the surface. If your carpets are flooded, enhance the airflow and ventilation of your space to allow for moisture to dry up as quickly as possible. While ventilation and fanning will help your carpets appear and feel dry, they may not effectively rid the entire area of moisture.
If you attempt to dry your carpets without the help of a professional, you may fail to properly mitigate the risk of mould developing. A professional carpet cleaner employs specialised techniques to ensure that your carpets are not only dry but properly protected against the growth of mould.
At Perth Carpet Cleaning, we know there’s no convenient time to discover flooding. Offering emergency flood restoration services 24/7, we respond fast to restore safety and hygiene to your space. We specialise in carpet cleaning in Perth, thoroughly cleaning, sanitising and drying your carpets to maintain their quality and to prevent the growth of mould.
If you’ve got flooded carpets, contact us now for expert advice on 1300 557 659.
Have you just returned home to soaking wet carpets? Whether due to burst pipes, faulty appliances or heavy rain and extreme weather events, water has the potential to cause serious damage to your carpets.
While contacting a professional carpet cleaner is always recommended, there are some measures you can take in the meantime to reduce long-term damage to your carpets, furniture and belongings.
Homes are filled with electricity. From wiring in walls to power cords and electrical appliances, electricity and water can be a dangerous and deadly mix. Before you enter an area impacted by flooding, make sure that your power is shut off completely. If you suspect mould, dirty water or sewage contamination – particularly from burst pipes or faulty plumbing – wear protective clothing like eye goggles and a face mask to minimise exposure.
If you notice that your carpets are drenched, your belongings and furniture are also at risk of becoming damaged – especially upholstery and fabric goods. As water seeps and spreads quickly, removing your furniture and items off of your carpet can prevent damage extending across to your other possessions.
Also, by removing items off the wet carpet, you’re able to air out and dry the area more effectively. Open windows and doors, add fans and increase ventilation in the space to allow carpets to dry quicker.
Wet carpets are a breeding ground for mould and mildew. If you suspect or identify mould, mildew, spores or fungi while your carpet is wet or when it’s dry, make sure to use a special and targeted cleaning solution. A cleaner will be able to eliminate all dangerous organisms to keep your household and pets safe.
We recommend turning to a professional to ensure that the job is completed comprehensively and with precision.
If not dealt with quickly, water and flooding can take weeks to fully evaporate. Moisture can cause significant damage to wood and walls in just days, resulting in decay, splitting and weakening. While ventilation and dehumidifiers can speed up drying, it’s always best to turn to an expert to avoid significant water damage and the health risks that go with it. Equipped with the equipment and products to restore safety, a professional takes the stress out of soaked carpets.
Carpets are soft, luxurious and comfortable; making them a must-have flooring solution for bedrooms and living spaces. Cosy and gentle on feet, carpets are made up of a variety of soft fibres – that also happen to be very absorbent. If you’ve discovered flooding or excessive water on your carpets, act fast to minimise damage and to restore quality.
Specialising in emergency flooding in Perth, the team at Perth Carpet Cleaning provides responsive and effective carpet drying, sanitising and restoration services for a wide range of carpet types and fibres.
Don’t let floods be the end of your carpets. For carpet flood damage services in Perth, contact us today.
There’s nothing worse than mould and mildew growing on your carpets. Made of absorbent fibres, your carpets can disguise and carry mould caused by excessive moisture damage and flooding. If you’re a victim of flooding, leaks or spills, prevent mould and mildew by acting fast.
After you’ve experienced flooding or a leak, soaked carpets quickly become prone to developing mould if left damp for too long. Time is critical in these circumstances – and can mean the difference of a simple clean or a total replacement. Follow our four steps below to give your carpets the best chance to dry properly and avoid the growth of mould.
Mould can only exist in areas where there is enough moisture. If your carpets are flooded or damp, it’s important to eliminate moisture as best you can. Begin by finding and stopping the source of the moisture or by blocking the area from additional dampness. If you have a wet vacuum on hand, you may be able to suck out a majority of moisture from your carpets. If not, it’s best to contact a professional to quickly remove moisture for you.
Moisture can seep in under furniture and objects, making it hard to fully dry without the removal of furniture. If you leave furniture in areas with soaked carpets, it’s likely that mould will develop and you may end up needing a carpet – and furniture – replacement. Check the furniture and fixtures of your space for moisture impact and remove as many items as you can. Items with some moisture damage may be able to be saved while severely damaged items might be best disposed of.
Key to drying and sanitising a flooded carpet area is adding ventilation and airflow. Good ventilation will allow the carpets to dry faster as well as eliminating odours and moisture from the room. Open windows and doors, turn on fans and even bring in floor fans pointed at the carpets to speed up the drying process.
While there are some measures you can take to clean and dry your own carpets, it can be easy to overlook the severity and damage of your floors. Even after drying, cleaning and deodorising, there may be leftover moisture that turns into mildew and mould. If you notice moisture from a leak or flood on your carpets, contact flood restoration and carpet cleaning professionals. Experts bring along specialised equipment and products to fully clean, dry and sanitise your carpets and restore them as best as possible.
Have you just experienced a flood or a leak? Don’t let moisture ruin your carpets. At Perth Carpet Cleaning, we provide 24/7 flood restoration services across the region. Specialising in restoring flooded carpets in Perth, our professionals quickly and effectively remove all excess moisture to minimise the likelihood of mould and mildew growth. Acting fast, we refresh and rejuvenate your carpets following flood and moisture damage.
Contact us on 1300 557 659 for fast flood restoration help.
From burst pipes and leaky taps to storms and crazy wet weather, flooded carpets require fast attention to protect their quality and minimise damage. If you notice that your carpets are flooded, you need to act quickly to avoid mould and the spread of water from carpets to furniture and other areas of your property.
At Perth Carpet Cleaning, we’ve seen flooded carpets of all severities. From simple light flooding to extensive and severely drenched carpets, we provide expert advice and quality services to help you restore and recover your carpets. Here’s the lowdown on caring for, cleaning and managing carpet flood damage in Perth.
Deciding whether to clean or replace your carpets can be a tough and complex decision. You’ve invested hard-earned money into your carpets, so the idea of having to dispose of them can be frustrating. When it comes to deciding on cleaning or replacing, you need to consider the type of water your carpet is soaked in.
Clean water, like water fresh from the tap, is safe and doesn’t pose any threats. Grey water may be contaminated and will require specialised cleaning methods for proper sanitation. Black water, including sewage, may be deemed uncleanable due to high contamination and the serious risk it poses to you and your family. It’s important to remember that every situation is different, so you should always seek professional advice before moving forward.
If you’ve been a victim of carpet flooding, chat with our team. We offer expert advice and in-depth consultations to help you decide on the best course of action for your flooded carpets. With 24-hour responsive services, our professionals act fast to clean, dry, sanitise and restore your carpets back to full quality.
Once you’ve noticed flooding on your carpets, contact the professionals at Perth Carpet Cleaning straight away. Your quick action may mean the difference between lightly soaked to severely damaged carpets. In the meantime, there are a few steps you can take to minimise damage before our professionals reach you.
Start by turning off the power to avoid appliances and electrical items becoming damaged or unsafe. Then, find the source of the flooding and stop it or remove it if possible. Be sure to move all furniture and belongings off the carpet to minimise damage. If you can, start to fan the area or open windows and doors to allow for ventilation and airflow.
Have you just come home to wet and soggy carpets or has your property been caught up in bad weather? Whatever the cause of flooding, contact the experts at Perth Carpet Cleaning. Available 24/7, our team of carpet cleaning professionals specialises in carpet flood damage in Perth. Attending all properties fast and coming fully prepared with equipment, products and solutions, we help to minimise water damage to your carpets and restore hygiene, safety and functionality.
From burst pipes to bad weather, emergency flood services cover all types of carpet flooding, soaking and water damage. No matter how much you prepare, you can never be 100% safe from flooding. As excessive water absorbs into carpet fibres, flooding can seriously ruin your carpets if action isn’t taken fast.
At Perth Carpet Cleaning, we provide efficient and effective flood restoration services throughout Perth. Operating 24/7 on call, we’re able to restore safety, hygiene, quality and function to your carpets quickly.
Learn more about flood damage and what to do if your carpets become flooded.
Any time your carpets become soaked or flooded with water, it’s an emergency. The top causes of carpet flooding are:
So, you’ve just found your carpets soaked or flooded. After removing sensitive belongings from the site, your first step is to contact a team available on call to tend to your carpets. If you neglect to have your carpets dealt with fast, water can seep deeper into your carpet fibres and cause irreversible damage.
Professional carpet flood restoration teams come fully equipped with the tools and equipment required to properly clean your carpets. They’re also able to inspect your carpets thoroughly to rule out any hidden water or dampness that could evolve into mould or other serious damage.
Cleaning and drying your carpet is much more than soaking up water. Comprehensive cleaning, extracting, drying, sanitising and deodorising all go into fully restoring your carpets.
A complex and time sensitive process, it’s essential that you opt for the services of a professional. Coming fully prepared with a wide range of purpose-built equipment, tools and solutions, professionals are able to restore your carpets with precision and expertise. Emergency flood restoration teams understand the differences of unique carpet fibres and can tailor their services to best protect each specific type, utilising solutions and techniques for high quality results.
Professionals are also able to restore the appearance of your carpets while ensuring that fibres are comprehensively cleaned and sanitised.
Harmful chemicals aren’t always necessary when it comes to carpet cleaning and stain removal.
As experienced carpet cleaning professionals, Perth Carpet Cleaning has worked on carpets of all types and conditions. Here to give you a few tricks of the trade, discover our top five natural carpet cleaning hacks for fresher and cleaner carpets without nasty chemicals.
Don’t underestimate the power of regular vacuuming when it comes to carpet cleaning. You can keep deeply embedded dirt and dust to a minimum, allowing you to effectively lift off stains with less interference and resistance from dirty carpet fibres.
If you’ve noticed a carpet stain, try cleaning your carpet with a vacuum cleaner on regular intervals. You may find that the stain slowly fades away thanks to the vacuum cleaner picking up dry particles as they emerge to the surface.
A number of natural solutions tend to do the trick when it comes to ridding carpets of different stains. If you’re looking for a quick DIY solution that you can whip up at home, mix one part of vinegar with two parts of water into a spray bottle. Then, spray your stained carpet with the solution and pat it with a towel to begin lifting the stain off.
Mix equal parts vinegar and water to your steam cleaner, adding a few drops of essential oils for a more pleasant smell. Then, spot steam clean affected areas to work the vinegar solution into your stained carpet. Vinegar works wonders for stains and, combined with the heat of a steam cleaner, tends to effectively lift and remove stains from carpets.
Your iron isn’t just for keeping your clothes looking fresh; it can also be carefully used to remove stains on carpets!
If you’re giving the iron method a try, start by vacuuming your carpet to pick up any dry particles and dirt around the stain. Dampen a towel with a solution made of one part of vinegar and two parts of water. Place the damp towel over your stained area and use an iron to heat up the towel. As the iron swoops over the towel, you should find that your stain slowly starts to lift up and absorb into the towel itself. Continue ironing until you’ve lifted as much of the stain as possible.
Create a DIY carpet deodoriser to keep your carpets smelling fresh. Add 10-20 drops of an essential oil, preferably something floral or fruity, with around 450g of baking soda in a glass container. Mix it up well so the oil becomes completely absorbed. When it’s time to deodorise, just shake some of your baking soda mixture onto your carpet, let it sink in for around five minutes then give it a vacuum.
You’ll have fresher smelling carpets in minutes.
For more serious water and flood damage and tough stains, we recommend enlisting the help of professional carpet cleaners to avoid irreversible damage to your carpets.
Specialising in emergency flooding in Perth, Perth Carpet Cleaning provides a range of expert flood damage and general carpet cleaning services for clients across industries. We come prepared with the necessary tools, products and equipment to quickly and effectively dry and clean flood damaged carpets.