Carpet vs. Hardwood Floors: Which is Better?

Side-by-side view of room with hardwood flooring and adjacent bedroom with white carpeting

Given that we’ve been offering both professional carpet cleaning and hardwood floor cleaning services for years, we’re often asked by homeowners which option we think is the best choice overall for a home. The rather boring answer we so often give is “it depends.” And it really does. It depends on who lives in the home (kids, pets etc), which room it’s for, your aesthetic preferences, and so on. There’s simply no straightforward, uniform answer to the question, which is why we wanted to put together this article to objectively look at both the pros and cons for each type of flooring. We hope our customers in Boulder, Westminster, Broomfield, Arvada and beyond find this useful!

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Carpet Lifespan: How to Extend It

Man in muddy boots leaving footprints on dirty white carpeting

We all want our homes to look beautiful, but we don’t want to be constantly replacing all of the fixtures and fittings. That would get very costly, very quickly. If you have carpets, you’ll know that they have a big impact upon the look and feel of the interior of your home, but they are notoriously prone to wear, and if you’re not careful after a few short years can look pretty run down.

Rather than having to replace them every 5-10 years – out with the old, in with the new – wouldn’t it be better to try and extend the lifespan of the carpets you already have?! As one of the leading carpet cleaning companies in Arvada and the surrounding area, it’s literally our business to try and make sure your carpets last longer. But in addition to professional cleanings, there are lots of things you can do on a day-to-day basis that will help your carpets to hang onto their good looks for as long as possible.

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Good Practices To Keep Your Carpets Clean for Longer

Shoes lined on rug inside entryway of home

You finally did it. After years of resisting, you called up a local company to carry out a professional grade carpet shampooing, and now your carpet is absolutely spotless. You couldn’t be happier. It almost looks as good as the day that it was fitted. But how do you keep it that way? Is it possible to enjoy your now spotless carpet for the many weeks and months to come, or is it destined to become a grubby mess in next to no time?

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Cleaning Hardwood Floors: A Few Do’s and Don’ts

Hardwood flooring in room with exposed brick walls

Hardwood flooring is incredibly popular with homeowners in America and it’s easy to see why – there’s a lot to love. They’re very easy on the eye and a great deal easier to keep clean compared to carpet, especially if you have one or more four-legged friends roaming around your home. But in order to maintain their beauty, they have to be treated right. And based on our experience, there are lots of folks that don’t quite understand what that involves. So we’re going to give you a few pointers.

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