Month: May 2015

How To Clean Chewing Gum From Carpet

How to get gum out of carpet

Oh no, one of your family members, or friends, has accidentally trodden chewing gum into the carpet.  What a sticky mess! Don't worry, there is an easy solution.  Just head to the freezer and get some ice.  Start by simply pressing the ice against the gum on the carpet.  After a short while, the gum will become hard and brittle, making it easy for you to scrape it off with a butter knife.   Good Luck from the Cleaning Guru team! BLOGGER: Paul Mitchell, Owner/Operator of Alpine Carpet & [...]

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Carpet Cleaning Results - Alpine Carpet & Tile Cleaning

Top 10 Carpet Cleaning Maintenance Tips

So you've just had your carpets cleaned and they look and smell great.  Now you want to keep them looking good for as long as possible.  By following these 10 carpet cleaning maintenance tips it will guarantee they will stay looking cleaner for longer.   Shoes Off, Please! Shoes are your carpets number one enemy. Most outdoor pollutants that enter your home are walked in on shoes. Even though the soles may appear to be clean, they carry fine particles and oily substances that are transferred ont [...]

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Top 10 Questions to ask a Carpet Cleaning Business

The carpet cleaning industry is unregulated.  What this means is that anyone can buy carpet cleaning equipment and set up a business. By asking the following 10 questions, you will know how to choose the best carpet cleaning business for you. “Anything worth doing, is worth doing right.” Hunter S Thompson   How long have you been in business? Look for a company that has been in operation for a while and has cultivated a good reputation and list of client testimonials. A company with a long- [...]

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