Rug weaving in Jodhpur, India

Towards the end of the palace museum tour in the Jodhpur Fort, there is a gathering of local artisans specially invited to show their wares.  This includes leather shoes, jewelry, shawls, and idols. We were drawn to observe the rug weavers.  The spokesman of the two said that a different local rug artisan is invited…

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What is the best carpet to buy?

“I hate this carpet it– gets dirty so fast!”  We hear this a lot, often followed with the question:  What is the best carpet to buy? To help you decide which is the best carpet to buy, let’s learn about carpet fibers.   I know that sounds really boring.   You’re right, but it will help you make…

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How often should I clean my carpet?

How often should I clean my carpet?    Pittsburgh Carpet Cleaning We are often asked this question.  I end up telling the client it depends.  At first, that might not seem like a great answer, but the truth is every home is different.  If only two people live in the home and never wear shoes…

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3 Quick Do-It-Yourself Spot Removal Tips

3 Quick Do-It-Yourself Cleaning tips for food and other spills: 1. Use a Wet Vac (or hose attachment on your vacuum) to remove as much of the substance and liquid and soil as you possible.  Don’t use a standard vacuum with a beater bar, because it will grind it into the carpet.  The idea is to…

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Air Duct Cleaning: What’s right for your home

Pittsburgh Air Duct Cleaning   Many company’s in Pittsburgh use negative air machines to push large volumes or air through the duct work. You would know if you had this done before if the air duct cleaner had to cut into the duck work in the basement to attach the negative air machine. This is…

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Upholstery inspection leads to rave reviews!

We we have two standard test before we begin cleaning upholstery.  First we check fiber type and then the second test is to determine if the stuffing inside the upholstered item has a certain type of fire retardant applied.  This newer fire retardant if applied to your upholstery can peremntly change the color of your…

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