Eating chocolate is all fun until it lands on your carpet. When that happens, you will be running around trying to figure out what to do to prevent your Persian from staining for life. Chocolate stains can be disastrous to carpet fibres if you don’t deal with them when they happen.
Monday, 16 November 2015
Monday, 19 October 2015
Most lettings in the UK are organised through a letting agent. In your lease contract there'll be a clause about cleaning the property when you vacate it. Leases vary, but some can be specific about cleaning, with requirements such as professional carpet cleaning and oven cleaning.
Thursday, 1 October 2015
Dogs are truly the best companions one can ever have. Unfortunately, every owner, at some point, has to deal with the inevitable: having to clean after dog poop. Doggy “accidents” may be due to age, diet, illness or the mere lack of behavioural training. Clean-up is a breeze if the stool is on a tile, wood or laminate flooring but it takes extra caution if your pooch uses your carpet as bathroom.
Saturday, 27 June 2015
Owning a pet, whether it’s a dog or a cat, might provide relief after a particularly stressful day at work. Sometimes, however, the stains they leave can also cause stress, especially when you find these stains on your carpet or upholstery. Not only do you have to deal with pet stains, but you’ll also have to mind the accumulation of pet hair and the presence of odours. Pets, very much like their human owners, enjoy the soft feeling of carpets. Unfortunately, accidents do happen, and it’s necessary to have the stains cleaned up as soon as possible. The following are tips from professional carpet cleaning services on the best ways to address pet stains before they become permanent and ruin your carpets and rugs.
Thursday, 25 June 2015
A dirty carpet may seem nothing more than an unpleasant inconvenience. However, it is actually a source of a two-pronged risk: when left uncleaned or cleaned using products with toxic ingredients, a dirty carpet can cause diseases to be suffered by the occupants of the home. This is why Northwood and Pinner residents looking for professional carpet cleaning should seek experts like Safeclean Hillingdon, who strive to reduce the use of cleaning products that may be harmful to the environment or to humans’ health. To fully understand what you’re risking, here are the dangers that a dirty carpet presents.
Tuesday, 23 June 2015
Carpets have always been an issue when it comes to people with allergies. Households with members who experience allergies or asthma may actually benefit from carpets as they keep allergens out of the breathing zone. However, when they get saturated with contaminants, they lose the ability to absorb these microorganisms and other particles, making carpet cleaning in Hillingdon households a necessity. Regular vacuuming is a good practice for homes with carpets. There will come a time, though, when this will not suffice anymore. This is when professional carpet cleaning for Uxbridge or Hillingdon homes should be sought.
Sunday, 21 June 2015
Keep in mind, however, that you can only enjoy IAQ improvements and other benefits from carpets if they are kept clean. When they get too dirty, you would need a West Drayton or Northwood carpet cleaning service who can get rid of the dirt and allow the carpet to effectively perform its functions. As a homeowner, you can vacuum carpets regularly as a maintenance activity. However, there comes a time when simple vacuum cleaning just won’t do. Indicators that your carpets need a deeper level of cleaning include dust storms released when moving across the carpet, grimy circles around where furniture stand, a significantly different colour from when the carpet was newly installed, and a matted or sticky feeling.
Friday, 19 June 2015
Some extreme situations may result in bodily fluids like blood ending up on the carpet. It can be a mad rush to clean up everything in short order, especially if the bloodied carpet is in a professional environment like an organisation’s office or place of business, thus requiring specialist assistance to solve. An article on the Culture of Safety website emphasised this to protect people from blood-borne pathogens. Health experts stress that any surface with organic matter such as blood should never be touched with the bare hands, as the fluid may be potentially infectious. This goes double for carpets, as foot traffic can spread the danger with every step. To prevent a health crisis from escalating, never hesitate to seek help from experts at carpet cleaning in Hillingdon such as SafeClean Hillingdon.
Thursday, 18 June 2015
Parties at your house or flat are opportunities to have some fun time with friends and family. The aftermath needs to be considered, however. When your carpet gets some unruly stains, you will need the help of professional cleaners to get things done. In her article for Domestic Cleaning Tips, Janet Bradford said you need to save the carpet only once the party ends to help yourself get organised first. Once you get started, you can enlist people who know best about carpet cleaning in Northwood like the team at Safeclean Hillingdon for the after-party recovery project.
Wednesday, 22 April 2015
Why are carpets so widespread in many households? Talk to any homeowner and he’ll tell you that they offer much in the way of warmth, comfort, and safety. Carpets are made of soft materials that create a cushioning effect for infants and the elderly, suppressing the risk of injuries in case of accidents. They are also effective sound insulators for up to 30 dB, reducing noise pollution within the walls of a house for a tranquil and cosy environment.
Monday, 20 April 2015
The soft fibers of carpeted flooring attract many London homeowners because of their various, intricate designs adding warmth and character to the interiors of their house. It also adds to its appeal the fact that is has low heat conduction capable of insulating sound and absorbing energy. Although this material is known for being generally tough, able to withstand being stepped and walked on, on a daily basis, regular carpet cleaning in Northwood is still required to keep carpets in good condition for lasting usage.
Saturday, 18 April 2015
No matter how much you prevent it or remind someone to be careful, there’s always going to be that moment when that huge carpet in your living room will have something spilled on it. If it’s an ugly, smelly mess, you’ll waste no time and gently scrub away. If it’s barely noticeable, you keep it on your to-do list, less a priority along with other things that will remain undone for a while. You may have been able to get rid of the mark and the smell completely, or so you think. You’ve even selected a particularly effective cleaning solution and applied a good scrubbing technique that has left you marvelling at your spotless work.
Friday, 17 April 2015
Permanent stains and unpleasant odours on your precious carpets are a nightmare scenario; but your pets haven’t got the slightest clue, and relieve themselves right on your expensive carpets. Fortunately, the services of a Northwood carpet cleaning company like Safeclean Hillingdon can help you keep those stains from becoming permanent, and get rid of the foul smell.
Wednesday, 4 February 2015
If you have no history of allergy attacks, but keep waking up with watery eyes and a stuffy nose, you may have been bunking with uninvited guests – dust mites. Contributor Shifrah Combiths writes in Apartment Therapy about how a good mattress and carpet cleaning in Hillingdon can make sharing a bed with them a thing of the past. Know the enemy Dust mites are swarms of tiny insects living and feeding inside your bed, carpets, soft furnishings, clothes and anywhere dust accumulates. They are tenacious little creatures that breed prolifically in warm, moist environments. Getting rid of them completely is no easy feat, but reducing their population to a number that won’t compromise your health is definitely possible.
Tuesday, 3 February 2015
It’s never too late to discover the advantages of using environmentally safe methods and products for furniture and carpet cleaning in Northwood. Green cleaning expert Karen Peltier, in her article for About Home, shares some eco-safe ways to keep your home clean while saving money—and the planet—in the process. Safer products Conventional cleaning products contain hazardous chemicals that are either toxic or flammable, and are, at times, accidents waiting to happen, especially when there are children running about in the home. Eco-friendly products, on the other hand, are increasingly being used by professional cleaners like Safeclean Hillingdon for the greener solutions that they provide which are just as effective and gentler on people, pets, and the environment.
Thursday, 8 January 2015
When you have kids in the house, especially very young ones, it’s not bizarre to come home to a mess or a mess “cleverly” concealed. There are also those “uh-oh” moments that come after the sound of something breaking or toppling over. You expect them to happen every time the kids have something to fight about, have playmates over, had too much candy or chocolate, or any reason for them to be wildly energetic. You’re hardly alone; many mums share this worry. Aside from being anxious about the kids’ safety and the grief of having to clean up after them, mums like you also have to endure the costs of fixing these messy accidents. In fact, a survey found that kids around 10 years old can cause as much as £2,000 in property damage.
Tuesday, 6 January 2015
The best way to prevent fungal mould proliferation is to dry your clothes outdoors and keep your home clean and well-ventilated. Open windows whenever possible to let air in, and use extractor fans especially when you’re cooking. You have to think of the other items in your home and your cleaning methods, too, if you want to effectively prevent or get rid of mould. Your carpeting, upholstered furniture, and beddings, most especially, are prone to dampness, which makes a great breeding ground for mould spores. A reliable Northwood carpet cleaning company can help you with these considerations.