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How to clean vomit off your carpet

No-one likes being sick, but from time to time someone in your family may catch a nasty vomiting bug, or throw up due to an allergic reaction, and they don't always have time to make it to the bathroom so your carpet bears the brunt!   The trick is to act fast before it has time to seep in. If it is a fairly fresh stain, then follow these simple steps, using everyday household products you should have in your home: Using plastic gloves if you have them, clean up the vomit into a plastic bag [...]

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Shower Screen Cleaning - Alpine Carpet & Tile Cleaning

Why are glass shower screens difficult to clean?

Ever wondered why it's almost impossible to remove calcium and hard water stains off your glass shower screens? Trust our 20 years experience in the cleaning industry, when we say that retail & natural DIY products cannot remove hard-water staining off glass products.  They can remove heavy soap scum build up (if this is your problem, then read our blog on removing soap scum the easy way at https://www.alpinecarpetcleaning.com.au/how-to-easily-clean-your-shower-screens-with-soap-scum-build-u [...]

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Alpine Carpet Cleaning Blog Steam Cleaning v Dry Cleaning

Steam Cleaning v Dry Cleaning

What system is best for cleaning carpets - Steam or Dry Cleaning?   We get asked this question many times, and because we are a carpet cleaning company using a steam cleaning (hot water extraction) system, you will probably think we are prejudice in our response that steam cleaning is the better option. While we would never bag dry carpet cleaning businesses, as they do have a role in the industry, we chose the steam cleaning method as this is the preferred system recommended by carpet manu [...]

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How to clean grout in your shower

Need to clean the grout in your shower cubicle? Over time, the grout in your shower will become discoloured. Here's an easy, natural cleaning method for cleaning grout in your shower area. Ingredients/Items Needed: Vinegar Spray Bottle Bi-Carb of Soda Grout, Scrubbing or Toothbrush Small Bowl 5 easy steps to cleaning grout: 1. Fill a spray bottle with 50% white vinegar & 50% water and spray on the area of grout you are cleaning. Let it sit for 5 minutes. 2. Using a grout, scrubbing or toothb [...]

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Chemical free cleaning - Alpine Carpet & Tile Cleaning

Chemical Free Cleaning

Chemical Cleaning v Chemical Free Cleaning   The majority of chemicals we use in our home are not necessary. Many are sold to us by advertisers claiming the product will deliver the Holy Grail if you buy it. Once you get it home and use it you find it is like all the rest - absolute useless!  Not only will it not clean for the purpose it was bought, but it leaves chemical streaks everywhere.  Let us show you how to use chemical free cleaning. Just how often have you “cleaned your fingers to the [...]

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How to clean cat urine off your carpet

How to clean cat urine off your carpet

Whoops, kitty has had a little accident on your carpet! We have always had cats at home, both in the UK and here in Australia for the last 30 years.  So we know there are certain stages or situations that your cat will suddenly treat your carpet like their toilet area.  However, don’t panic!   Using just white vinegar, bi-carb of soda and water you can get your carpet looking and smelling clean again, if you act fast. Just follow the easy steps below: 1. Absorb excess urine with some paper towel [...]

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How to remove nail polish off porcelain tiles

Nail polish can look great on your finger & toe nails, but not on your porcelain tiles!  Once dried, it can be difficult to remove, as Sarah, one our of new clients found out recently (see her Facebook Review below).  After advising Sarah on what to do (she had already tried nail polish remover & floor cleaner before hand), and with her having complete success with our instructions, we've decided to write this blog to help others who may have the same problem. Facebook Review received fr [...]

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