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Posted by on in About Rugs
  Yes, there are a lot of choices. Colors, fibers, patterns, hand-made or machine made, multi-level, woven, there are just so many decisions.  Well, I just thought I would give you my perspective as a carpet cleaner. As far as color goes, some colors will have a tendency to fade quicker than others and the dye stability will vary from fiber to fiber, so if sun light is an issue, you may want to dig in a little deeper as to the particulars with that color combination and the face fibe...
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Posted by on in Carpet Cleaning
There are several answers as well as considerations you need to consider regarding how often you should clean your carpets. They are what I call blanket answers. Answers that are designer to cover everyone. The problem being there is really no one answer that is realistic for everyone.  All the major carpet manufacturers recommend every carpet should be cleaned on an annual basis but require that all carpets are professionally cleaned at least once every two years to keep the warranty in f...
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Posted by on in Carpet Cleaning
Odors in Carpets There are different reasons why you might have odors in your carpets and considering no one wants their carpets or house to smell, something needs to be done.  Yet many times living with odors every day, we seem to become immune to the odors in our own homes and visitors don’t want to offend you and mention it.  Typically, if something is clean, it will not smell or give off an odor. What we need to determine is how clean is clean. Sometimes carpets may appear clean b...
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Posted by on in Spot Cleaning
Removing rust from a carpet There are many products on the market today that are capable of removing rust from a carpet. The problem is whether or not that particular product is safe to use on the fibers in your rug. Rugs consist of fibers such as nylon, nylon 66, polyester, olefin or natural fibers like wool, silk, cotton and jute. These fibers all have a different tolerance for chemicals. Some can be exposed to alkaline some to acids and other can’t tolerate either and should only be exposed...
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Posted by on in Carpet Cleaning
Boston Carpet Cleaning Whether it is Boston carpet cleaning you need or Boston upholstery cleaning. We have the knowledge and experience as well as the passion to provide you with the highest level of service in the greater Boston area.  Alec’s Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning LLC was established in 1970 and provides carpet and upholstery cleaning service to the greater Boston area as well as all of Cape Cod. We provide our services at many of Boston’s most exclusive residences such as Th...
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Posted by on in About Rugs
Cleaning of Wool Carpets When it comes to the cleaning of wool carpets there are many items of concern. Many more than those carpets made of the latest synthetic fibers. The first concern is using cleaners that are safe to use on wool fibers. Most cleaners today are designed to be used on synthetic fibers and are much too strong for wool. To strong means that the ph level is to high and it can cause a chemical burn on natural fibers. Some people think if the cleaners are too strong, they can j...
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