Consumer Advice – how to avoid rogue traders in the carpet and upholstery cleaning industry
When you are looking for a carpet or upholstery cleaning company to do some work for you in your home or business the last thing you want is inferior results, poor service and a sky high bill…
That’s why it is important to read our ten simple consumer advice tips to help you avoid the most common mistakes when choosing a carpet and upholstery cleaning company.
Carpet Cleaning Myths – What’s true and what isn’t when it comes to carpet cleaning?
“Carpets shouldn’t be cleaned, it will wash the strength out of them”
This is FALSE! Most manufacturers recommend that carpets are cleaned every 12-18 months by a qualified technician. Allowing soil to build up will significantly reduce the life of the carpet. And its not only dust which accumulates in your carpets; there is also bacteria, pollen, human skin cells, pet dander, food crumbs and insect remains. Regular thorough vacuuming once or twice per week a and professional cleaning every 12-18 months is essential.
What type of leather is my furniture made of?
Why does it matter you may ask? Well, it makes a big difference when it comes to caring for and cleaning your leather furniture.
Your furniture will fall into one of three broad categories:
Nubuck / Aniline leather / Pigmented leather
Start the identification process by answering a few simple questions: