Carpet Cleaning and Maintenance
  • The best way to ensure long-lasting beauty, comfort and durability in your carpet is to vacuum it regularly, as it prevents soil from becoming embedded in the carpet's pile
  • Consider professional cleaning every 12-18 months, depending on traffic and other use factors, frequency or vacuuming and whether the carpet is a light or dark color
  • Use scissors to clip sprouts and snags, do not pull them or you may damage the carpet
  • To remove a dent caused by heavy furniture, stroke carpet with the edges of a coin. You can also use a hair dryer or steam iron to gently raise the dented area while you tug upward on the tufts - CAUTION: DO NOT LET THE IRON TOUCH THE CARPET
  • If your carpet is burned, remove the tops of the dark, burnt fibers with curved fingernail scissors. If the burn is extensive, the carpet may require patching or replacement
  • If a flooding occurs from a burst pipe, washing machine overflow or other leak, the carpet needs to be dried, front and back, by a professional cleaner with the proper equipment

Additional Tips for Common Stains
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Beer, Wine, Coffee and Tea: Blot and neutralize with a white vinegar solution, then work a small amount of a detergent solution into the spot (1/4 teaspoon detergent per 1 qt. of water). Continue applying detergent and blotting until spot is completely removed. Using a spray bottle, rinse with tap water and blot to remove excess moisture. Apply paper towels and weigh them down, allowing the spot to dry.



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Blood, Catsup, Cheese, Chocolate, Cola, Cough syrup, Mixed drinks, Soft drinks, Soy sauce, Starch, Toothpaste, White glue: First, note that all solutions for removing blood must be cool in temperature. Blot and neutralize the spot with an ammonia solution, using a spray bottle to saturate the spot. Next, work a small amount of a detergent solution into the spot (1/4 teaspoon detergent per 1qt. of water) and continue applying detergent and blotting until spot is removed. Using a spray bottle, rinse with tap water and blot to remove excess moisture. Apply a pad of paper towels, weigh them down and allow to dry.


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Mud and Dirt: Allow mud to dry completely. Shatter the dried mud with the handle of a knife, then vacuum. For dirt, apply a small amount of a detergent solution to the spot (1/4 teaspoon detergent per 1 qt. of water) and blot with a white paper towel to work the detergent into the affected area. Continue applying detergent and blotting until spot is removed. Using a spray bottle, rinse with tap water, and then blot to remove excess moisture.


2421 South Stoughton Rd. Madison, WI 53716

Phone: 608.221.4300