Floor Cleaning Tips

Basic Carpet Cleaning Tips.

Basic Carpet Cleaning Tips

What are the Basics of Cleaning Carpets? The basics of carpet cleaning are pretty much common knowledge. You follow manufacturers recommendations. Vacuum regularly, clean carpet spills and stains as soon as possible to avoid permanent staining and have them professionally cleaned periodically. Besides vacuuming regularly, it’s important to know the basics of stain removal as…

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How to Polish Marble and Avoid Etching

How to Polish Marble and avoid Etching Marble is a hard crystalline calcite or dolomite rock that takes a high polish. It is unparalleled in it’s beauty. Polished marble floors or countertops will look like they are wet just by the high shine possible when the stone is honed. Marble colors vary from pure white,…

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Clean Linoleum Floor and Tips for Cleaning.

Linoleum Floor Care and Cleaning Tips

Proper Care of Linoleum Flooring One of the nice things about linoleum is that it’s extremely durable. In fact, it’s so durable; it’s been used as interior floor covering on battleships because it holds up. Linoleum has been a flooring option for over 100 years and still a desirable choice today because it can last…

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How to Clean Wool Rugs

How to Clean Wool Rugs The first step to cleaning your wool rugs is the vacuum them regularly to remove dirt, sand, dust, leaves and all of the other icky stuff we track into our homes every day. If you can, lightly vacuum them every day. Use a vacuum with a strong beater brush. This…

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Cleaning Parquet Wood Floors

Cleaning Parquet Wood Floors Parquet floors lend warmth to your home that other types of flooring just can’t match. While most new floors are either regular hardwood or laminate, older homes often feature intricate parquet style floors, which are made up of smaller pieces of wood fit together in regular patterns or inlaid around the…

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How to Clean Pergo Laminate Floors

How to Clean Pergo Laminate Floors Pergo is most recognized brand name in laminate floors. Because it was the first company to introduce the concept of laminate to the United States in the late 1970’s, many of us have come to use the brand name as its meaning, the way we do with Band-Aids or…

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Tealight Candles and How to Remove Wax if Spilled on Carpets.

How to Remove Candle Wax from Carpet

How to Remove Candle Wax from Carpet Candles can make your home feel warm and inviting; they can fill your home with your favorite scent from cinnamon buns to evergreen and floral scents. Candles can also make a royal mess if you knock one over and the wax stains the carpet. Anyone who has burned…

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Clean Drywall Compound Off Carpet

How To Clean Drywall Compound Off Carpet I couldn’t wait to see my new living room! I opened the door, anxious to see the job all finished, and couldn’t believe my eyes: the construction workers had tracked drywall compound throughout the entire lower level. My rugs were a mess. Sure, the walls and new opening…

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Cleaning Cork Tile Floors

Cleaning Cork Tile Floors Cork flooring is becoming all the rage with the renewable resource crowd. Cork comes from the cork oak tree that grows in the Mediterranean. The cork is the bark of the tree that splits from it naturally every 10 years or so. The cork used in floors is the same type…

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Cleaning Vinyl Floor Tile

Cleaning Vinyl Floor Tile To the untrained eye, vinyl floor tile can look like stone, ceramic or wood. The beauty of cleaning vinyl floor tile is that it is much easier. Plus, it’s amazingly durable and much less expensive than real stone, ceramic or wood. Some vinyl tiles can be installed with grout, others don’t…

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