Why Does My Carpet Smell Worse After Cleaning It?

Woman scowling and holding nose because of bad odor

You’ve got a big party planned.

The guest list is set. Your house has been cleaned and decorated. Party tables and chairs and catering is scheduled for the coming weekend, but something doesn't seem right.

As you sit in the living room poring over final details, you detect an unseemly odor – foul, musty, with a hint of wet-dog thrown in for good measure. Of course, you don’t have a dog. A casual sniff of the furniture and drapery reveals nothing odious, but then you drop to your knees, nose hovering just above your freshly, professionally cleaned carpeting and – Ewww. That’s right. The carpeting on the entire first floor smells so bad you want to vomit.

Read more ...

The Difference Between Rug Cleaning and Carpet Cleaning

Persian rug on carpeted floor pictured close-up from above

To many homeowners, carpets and rugs are interchangeable in terms of their usage. That may be true, but whereas rugs can be transported from room to room or used in different areas of your house, carpet is installed wall to wall that only be removed and replaced – not taken from one room to another.

Both, however, should be cleaned every 12 to 18 months. And, yes, each one requires a distinct professional cleaning process – particularly regarding awkward stains like odors, pet accidents, and food or beverage spills. The question is now, what is the difference between rug cleaning and carpet cleaning?

Read more ...

Search Articles

Local Reviews

Syndication Feeds