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Oriental Rug Moth Damage Prevention

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
!!!! MAY IS MOTH EGG LAYING MONTH !!!! What does this mean and why is it important? In North Carolina, during the month of May moths lay their eggs. Moths look for dark areas (closets, under furniture and under area rugs) to lay the eggs. When the eggs that are laid under wool area rug hatch, there is

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Oriental Rug Cleaning is critical to the life of your wool rug!!!

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Oriental rugs are beautiful treasures and can be expensive works of art.  Proper maintenance is very important to the life of hand knotted oriental tugs.  What is involved in maintaining a wool rug? First and foremost , rugs must be vacuumed regularly to remove as much dry soil and contaminates (dust, pollen, animal dander, etc.) as possible. If a spill

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Vintage Bee Honey

Saturday, January 19, 2013

I wanted to take a minute and promote a line of products that I have been using for the last 2 weeks. The product is honey and the maker is Vintage Bee in North Carolina. I have tried their entire line of products from the raw honeys to the creamed honeys.  These all natural products taste great and as it turns

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Carpet protectors, are they really important

Friday, January 11, 2013

The answer: YES. But first, what does carpet protector do?  In the most simple terms, protector seals the carpet fibers so that they can  temporarily repel liquids and it provides an anti static property to repel dry soils making vacuuming more effective. When carpets are produced, they have a protector applied to them.  After 1 to 2 years of normal use and

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Professional Carpet Cleaning vs. Doing It Yourself

Sunday, September 30, 2012

So your carpet needs to be cleaned.  Now the question, do you hire a professional or do you go to the store,  rent a machine, buy needed supplies, bring them home and do it yourself? Lets say the house has 3 bedrooms, a hall, 1 set of stairs and a living room that needs to be cleaned.  Lets say that

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Restoring A Brick Floor

Friday, July 13, 2012

Recently we restored a brick floor in a church foyer.  It had fifty plus coats of wax on it that we removed before putting three coats of a semi-gloss sealer on it.  The floor went from a solid dark brown (from up to 50 coats of wax and a lot of dirt) to the actual colors of the bricks. The

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Hot Water Extraction Carpet Cleaning vs Dry Carpet Cleaning

Monday, April 9, 2012

A common misconception is that one method of carpet cleaning is as good as another No. You can choose from two primary methods: Dry Cleaning or Hot Water Extraction. There are several types of dry cleaning with varying degrees of effectiveness. DRY CLEANING: First, I’ll explain dry cleaning. Many people believe that dry cleaning your carpet is like dry cleaning

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ACS adds new carpet cleaning tool

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

A Clean Solution has added a new carpet cleaning wand to its hot water extraction process.  The new Evolution wand is designed to remove more water from the carpet than a standard floor wand and it is much quieter.  This means more dirt is also removed from the carpet.  The best part is that our already fast drying times are

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ACS Adds New GREEN Cleaning Agent

Saturday, March 24, 2012

For the last 8 months, we have been testing a variety of GREEN cleaning agents from different manufacturers.  A Clean Solution has switched to a line of Green Seal Certified cleaning agents for  carpet cleaning upholstery cleaning  and  tile & grout cleaning

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ACS Adds Hypoallergenic Cleaning Agents

A Clean Solution, LLC has added 4 new hypoallergenic cleaning products to our cleaning program. These new product are designed specifically for our clients that have allergy and asthma symptoms and chemical sensativity. The new cleaning products are 100% renewable vegetable and plant based. They contain no dyes, perfumes or butyls and are non toxic to pets and humans. The

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