Carpet Cleaning Advice for When Baby Starts Crawling

Baby's hands crawling on carpet
Carpets are soft and perfect for babies who are starting to crawl around and explore the world around them. But carpets can also be quite dirty, trapping mold and fungus and bacteria that can potentially harm your child as they crawl around. While pre-baby you may have been able to dump some powerful cleaning chemicals into your carpet, these are also potentially dangerous to young children, which is why you need some baby-safe carpet cleaning strategies. Here are a few tips on how to keep your carpets clean and your baby safe all at the same time. Get Preventative Major…

Winter Is Over! Here Are the Best Car Cleaning Tips and Tricks

While winter is finally over, there is evidence of it everywhere – especially inside your car. The brutal winter months can really do a number on your car’s upholstery and carpet flooring. Edmonton weather is unpredictable and harsh, leaving us with dirty, dusty, muddy, and slushy conditions. Is your car covered in footprints, handprints, or more? No problem! We will help to make your car look like new once again with some of our best car cleaning tips and tricks! Leave Your Carpets for Last In most situations, it’s probably your interior carpets that are in the worst condition after…

Spring Cleaning: Four Tips to Declutter Your Home

Spring is here. The snow is gone and you are probably realizing that the winter has made for some hoarding in your home. Now is the perfect time to tidy up in anticipation of more hot weather ahead. Here are four decluttering tips to help you this spring cleaning season. Get Four Bins Trash. Recycle. Donate. Relocate. Purchasing four bins, each labelled with one of these words, is the first and best step to decluttering any space, whether it is your home, office, or garage. Get large-sized bins, ones that can hold large garbage bags, and take them with you…

How to Remove the Five Most Common Carpet Stains

Carpets are expensive and easily stained all at the same time. It makes keeping them looking their best difficult even without stains. But when stains occur, you have to get them out quickly. Here is a short guide to getting out the most common carpet stains to keep your carpets looking brand new. Remember, for every carpet stain, it is important to blot and not scrub, since rubbing the stain will drive it deeper into the carpet’s fibers. Wine The common idea regarding red wine stains is to counter it with white wine. But what if it’s a rose? Or…

5 Unusual Uses of Scotchgard

3M Scotchgard Staingard is a great way to keep your furniture and carpets looking brand new for longer. It is a powerful stain and water repellant that can be used on a wide variety of fabrics, keeping them safe from messy toddlers and naughty dogs alike. The versatility of this product is amazing, check out the following five uses for Scotchgard, most you’ve likely never heard of. Protection from Food Stains on Clothes Are you a notoriously messy eater? Whether you are just out on the town or attending a classy event, it’s not a good look to walk around…

Tips to Prevent Melting Snow from Entering Basements

With warmer weather comes melting snow, and with melting snow comes the potential for basement leaks. Melting snow can be just as dangerous as heavy rainfall when it comes to basement flooding. Especially when there are drastic changes in the weather, a particularly warm day can easily melt a few feet of snow, which often causes nearby lakes and rivers to overflow. Thankfully, there are ways that you can help prevent melting snow from entering your basement and causing water damage. Repair Foundation Cracks Immediately If you have an unfinished basement, it is relatively easy to keep an eye on…

New Year, New Pet: How to Pet Proof Your Home (and Carpets)

Summary: Got a new family member over the holidays? Then it’s time to pet proof your home. Here are a few ways to keep your furry friend safe and protect your home, especially your carpets. If you or your family adopted a new pet over the holidays, you’ll need to pet-proof your home. Here are a few quick and simple pet proofing tips to help you keep your new furry family member safe and happy, and protect your home from accidents and other pet-related disasters. Get a Gate (or two, or three) While we love having our pets around us,…

Three Unexpected Health Benefits of Carpet Cleaning

Baby's hands crawling on carpet
Clean carpets are some of the best things you can have in your home. All you have to do is steam clean your carpets once to notice an immediate difference in looks, but that process can also hold many different health benefits. In fact, regular carpet cleaning with shampoo and steam cleaning machines can help make your home a healthier place than simple vacuuming. Here are just a few health benefits that you can see from having your carpets cleaned regularly. Eliminate Mold Mold is one of the most dangerous organisms that can hide in your home. While we often…

The Three Mistakes Pet Owners Make When Carpet Cleaning

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  Keeping your carpets clean when you own pets is difficult. Make it easier by avoiding these three common mistakes. As every pet owner know, animals can get pretty messy, from bringing in dirt from their latest outdoor adventure to using the carpets as their own personal lavatory. When these accidents happen, it’s important to clean the resulting mess properly and avoid the mistakes many pet owners make when carpet cleaning. Here are a few of those mistakes, how to avoid them, and how proper carpet maintenance can help you save money in the long run. Mistake #1: Scrubbing it…

How Scotchgard™ Can Make Maintaining Carpets Simple

Bedroom with perfectly clean carpet.
Don’t risk your carpet’s cleanliness or durability – having it treated with Scotchgard™ is one of the best ways to protect your carpet and make cleaning and maintaining it a breeze.   If you have carpets or upholstery in your home, office, or anywhere else, you’re probably all too familiar with that sense of panic that grips you whenever you see someone carrying a too-full cup of coffee, or walking in on a rainy day without taking off their shoes. Sound familiar? If you live in fear of a single misstep ruining your carpet forever, your saving grace might just…