Category: Carpet Cleaning

how to remove vomit on carpet

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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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 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 toothpaste off carpet

How to remove toothpaste off carpet

Recently someone put out an SOS on a Facebook Community Page asking for advice on how to remove some toothpaste stains that her young son had manage to put on her carpet.  They were moving house in a few weeks and had only just recently had the carpets cleaned, so didn't want to go through that expense again. We contacted her and suggested she followed our easy steps, using just washing up liquid, white vinegar and water, as below: FIVE EASY STEPS: Mix one tablespoon of liquid washing up liquid [...]

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How to remove chocolate off your carpet

How to remove chocolate stains from your carpet

Chocolate is delicious.  Take it from me, I love it.  However, chocolate on carpet is another thing.  It can make quite a mess.  However don't worry, in just five easy steps you can get your carpet clean again.   STEPS: Carefully scrape off any excess chocolate with a spatula. Pour half a cup of cold water directly over the carpet stain. Using a thimbleful of dish washing detergent gently rub the stain in a circular motion. Do not scrub.  Then let it sit for five minutes. Absorb with dry cloth/t [...]

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How to remove a tea stain

How to remove a fresh tea stain off carpet

Oh No.  Have you accidentally spilled tea on your carpet? Don't panic, act fast and follow these five easy steps:   Pour one cup of baking soda into a bowl. Take a damp microfibre cloth and coat it with baking soda. Apply directly on the tea stain. Rinse the affected area with cold water. Dry the area with an old clean tea towel or kitchen towel. Repeat steps 1 through 3 if stain hasn't completely gone. Good Luck from the Cleaning Guru! BLOGGER: Paul Mitchell, Owner/Operator of Alpine Carpe [...]

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