Aqualux Carpet Cleaning Blog - Tips on Home Improvement

After discussing marijuana smoke and its effects on a home, we would like ​to address concerns about residual THC in our carpets.  Carpets, as we know, are absorbent and can hold onto smells, dander, dust, chemicals, and a wide range of microscopic contaminants that we aren’t able to see.  …

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You’ve been looking online for a new house and you’ve just found the house of your dreams, a perfect size for your family, every upgrade you were hoping to find.  As you and your realtor walk through the door of your perfect house, you smell it:  Marijuana.  As you …

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As focus continues to turn towards leading healthier lives and decreasing our carbon footprint, learning to refurbish, repurpose, and reuse is at the forefront of our minds.  The challenge is how to increase the value of our resources and decrease the amount we throw away.

As we become more efficient, …

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In the exotic world of old wives’ tales and old-fashioned remedies, a standout favorite that continues to prove itself is apple cider vinegar.  A simple search can bring up hundreds of health benefits, cures, remedies, and cleaning solutions composed of apple cider vinegar, and those are just the beginning …

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Oatmeal The Super Food

June 14th, 2015 9:22PM

Super-foods are healthy foods that are particularly rich in nutrients. Super-foods include oats, almonds, salmon, blueberries, cinnamon, turmeric, garlic and broccoli . When grains contain awesome combinations of protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals, we call them Super -foods or super grains. Super grains include oats, quinoa, and chia. Oats …

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Oatmeal…is not only for breakfast anymore. It is delicious and nutritious but there are so many other uses for this hearty grain. Packed with some important vitamins, minerals and proteins, it is great for your body inside and out. This amazing product works wonders for the most delicate skin …

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We have all seen this from time to time…but do you really know what this funny little gesture our dogs do, mean? Well, let me tell you exactly what this means. You might not think this is so funny after you read this article. The germs and bacteria that your …

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Having been in the carpet cleaning industry for years, we have had time to study bacteria and the affects carpet cleaning has on destroying bacterial infestations. You may ask, “What bacteria are you referring to”? Every home has bacterial growth, the whole world is a huge ball of bacteria …

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How do you know if you have bed bugs?

May 19th, 2015 10:02PM

Bed bugs are a nuisance for our family and lives.  You cannot detect them because they are very small.  Bed bugs are oval in shape, relatively flat, and tend to have a white to burnt orange color. They are extremely shy insects, drawn to the warmth of the human body …

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Fleas in our homes

May 14th, 2015 9:14PM

These pesky little critters are a big nuisance to us all.  So, how do we know for sure if its fleas that are giving us itching whelps?  If something is biting you, your children and beloved pets, most likely you have fleas.  If you find small red bites with whitish …

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This article is to discuss and give an non-bias approach to stopping pet urine problems in your home. OK…here we go…the long awaited answer! “How can you prevent dogs from urinating in your home and on carpet?” Guess what…you can’t…this is not possible! Pet sprays, fancy pheromones and yelling at …

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What to look for in a tile cleaner

April 28th, 2015 10:31PM

Tile is the most durable flooring you can have in your homes.  No worries about staining like carpets or nasty horrible smells as well.  If you want a floor covering that stands up to the heavy traffic feet this is the best choice for you and your active family.  Tile …

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When it comes to dog shampoos, what do we choose?  So many products out there to for us to choose from and we have no clue what’s the best?   Dogs are messy — everybody knows it. They love to roll around in mud and seem to have no problem walking …

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We love our homes and want to keep it beautiful at all times.  So much work and money we spend on carpets, wood flooring, tiles and any other choices we make to make it more pleasing.  We need to keep in mind all the harmful, bacteria and germs that can …

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You know how goes.

You call a carpet cleaning company to perform your yearly carpet cleaning. Everything seems to work great! Your stains disappear and your carpet looks as goods as new—and smells even better!

But then, after the steam-cleaned carpet dries, you see the stains that had disappeared begin to creep back to the surface. What happened? Did you spend the money to get your carpet cleaned for no reason? Did the carpet cleaning technician cut corners? Is it something that you’re doing?

Stains re-appear for many reasons. Here are the three biggest reasons that you are experiencing this problem and how you can solve it.