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Carpet Cleanings – There’s more than meets the Eye!

10/8/2018 (Permalink)

A child plays with her two puppies on the living room carpet

What's in your Carpet?

When is it a good time to get your home or business carpets cleaned? You might be surprised by the answer. Carpet cleanings rely heavily on a number of factors, whereas there are a variety of different cleaning methods used that are not always one size fits all.

Before getting started, we’ll want to identify a few key factors about your carpet or area rug. This will help us decide which method to use when cleaning, in order to give you the best possible outcome for your carpet or rug.

  • What kind of material is your carpet made from?
  • Is your carpet short piled or long piled?
  • What type of traffic does your carpet see on a daily basis?
  • How soiled is your carpet? Light, moderate, heavy?
  • What is the colorfastness of your carpet?
  • When was the last time you had your carpets professionally cleaned, if ever, and by which method(s)?

After assessing these factors, our team will then decide on the proper procedures necessary for your carpet cleaning. These methods range from bonnet cleaning, to truck mounted extraction, to deluxe precondition & rinse, to showcase premier cleaning, and even dry cleaning.

Preventative maintenance is also an important aspect in preserving the life of a carpet, and professional cleaning is recommended once every 12 months. It is important to remember that carpeting acts as a filter; trapping food particles, dirt, gases and other soils like animal hair and dead skin cells. The better care you take of your carpet, the better it will age! If a high-traffic area is carpeted, we suggest that walk-off mats be laid down so as to not wear out the rug. Spot removal, regular vacuuming and changes in traffic patterns are also recommended as a preventative measure.

For all other carpet cleaning questions, or to set up a free consultation for the carpet in your home or business contact us at (508) 676-9100.

Spring Cleaning is here! Have SERVPRO clean your home! We are Green....

4/13/2017 (Permalink)

Spring is here and time to do your annual spring cleaning. 


Residential Cleaning Services include:


Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning


The SERVPRO carpet and upholstery cleaning service will not only get out the dirt you see, but will also remove the unwanted dust you don’t. A professionally cleaned carpet and furniture may make all the difference in brightening up a room and freshening up your home.


Air Duct Cleaning


We all have tasks around the house that don’t make it to the top of our priority list. Properly maintaining your home’s air ducts should not be one of them. Regular duct cleaning can increase your home’s heating and cooling efficiency and improve the quality of the air you and your family breathe.


Odor Removal


Your basic cleaning service is not going to have the expertise to effectively deodorize your home. Take advantage of SERVPRO’s residential cleaning services to remove unwanted odors.


Sewage and Biohazard Clean Up


Our experts are ready to assist in the clean up of sewage and other biohazard materials and provide deep cleaning services for your home. Find out more about our franchise professionals.


SERVPRO Industries, Inc. is a member of the EPA's Design for Environment (DfE) program. DfE evaluates human health and environmental concerns associated with traditional and alternative chemicals and processes. These evaluations and analyses empower hundreds of businesses to select safer chemicals and technologies.

 

The EPA/DfE has established a set of criteria for formulating environmentally friendly cleaning products, and has put together a listing of safe cleaning components that can be used in Green cleaning formulations. As a member company, SERVPRO can access this listing known as CleanGredients and uses it as a resource to formulate environmentally friendly cleaning products that incorporate "green" chemistry.

 

We have formulated three Green Cleaning Products that will allow you to complete almost all of your spring cleaning tasks.

 

Carpet & Upholstery Green Clean #251 is a product designed for cleaning both carpet and upholstery. It is truly a "one product does all" in that it can be used as a spotter, pre-spray, in-line cleaner for both truck mount and portable equipment, and in low-moisture bonnet cleaning. The product is pH neutral, biodegradable, contains no phosphates, solvents, dyes or fragrances.

 

All Surface Green Clean #250 is an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional surface cleaners. It is pH neutral, contains no dyes or fragrances. All components are safe, non-toxic, phosphate free, Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) compliant and rapidly bio-degradable. The product is designed as a one product cleans all for surfaces that can be wiped or mopped. It can safely be used on walls, ceilings, countertops, floors, etc. The exclusive formulation contains both ionic and non-ionic surfactants that are naturally derived and provide excellent multi-functional cleaning.

 

Window Green Clean #249 is an environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional glass cleaners. It is pH neutral, contains no dyes or fragrances. All components are safe, non-toxic, phosphate free, VOC-compliant and rapidly biodegradable. The product comes ready to use and is formulated with soft water to eliminate spotting and streaking.

 


Life happens. Kids spill drinks, pets have accidents and homes get dirty. SERVPRO of Fall River have the expertise to provide a deeper clean than your basic house cleaning service. Our residential cleaning services will ease the burden of the constant maintenance cleaning of your home, but will also create a safe, clean and comfortable living environment for you and your family.You know SERVPRO as a leader in Fire and Water Cleanup and Restoration, but our professional residential cleaning services can also make a dirty carpet "Like it never even happened." Need Cleaning Services?
Call Us Today – (508) 676-9100

 


Spring Clean Like the Professionals

4/20/2016 (Permalink)

10 Ways to Spring Clean Like the Professionals

1.) Work Down– Start at the top of your home and work your way down

2.) Shed– Get rid of anything  you haven’t used in the past year

3.) Curtain Call– Wash or dry clean curtains at least once a year to prevent rot

4.) Deep Clean– Carpets should be professionally cleaned at least twice per year

5.) Thwart Moths– Clean inside of drawers and closets with cedar wood oil

6.) Brighten Up– Remove shades and globes from lamps and light fixtures and wash w/ mild dish soap.
7.) Turn Over– Flip your mattresses every 3 months and switch head & foot to    preserve shape and vacuum mattresses on a light setting.

8.) Freshen the Beds– Launder all bedding and pillows

9.) Cheer Upholstery– Loose upholstery covers should be washed or dry cleaned and put back on while still damp to re-shape them.

10.) Share the Load– Enlist family members help for spring cleaning or hire a   cleaning service.