Aqualux Carpet Cleaning Blog - Tips on Home Improvement

The Benefits of Marine Grade Carpet

February 8th, 2017 1:35PM

If you have never heard of marine grade carpet, basically it’s carpet that has been specifically manufactured and designed for boats. In this day and age, marine grade carpet has evolved with technology, and the majority type of this carpet now features modern materials that are highly quick drying. …

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BISSELL DEBUNKED!

February 2nd, 2017 4:05PM

The Bissell SpotClean Portable Carpet Cleaner is a handy and convenient spot cleaner to have in your household. But, how effective is it truly in regards to cleaning carpet.

This machine is a great for exactly what it’s called “spot cleaning” , but for cleaning all the rooms in your home, …

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SCABIES & CARPET CLEANING

January 24th, 2017 8:16AM

Scabies… the word just makes you want to cringe. Scabies is an incredibly itchy, irritating skin infestation caused by the host specific mite referred to as Sarcoptes Scabiei Hominis. This eight-legged bug is so tiny that you can only see it through a microscope. Individuals contract Scabies when the …

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FLUSHED AWAY!

December 27th, 2016 8:40PM

Is it that time again, yep…need to have your carpet cleaned? Carpet cleaning has become a ritual for many homeowners throughout our communities and across the country. From home to home, carpet cleaners vacuum-up nasty soil and debris from homes and businesses. The objective, to clean and sanitize carpet, …

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CARPET KRYPTONITE…WATCH OUT NOW!

December 13th, 2016 9:10PM

So, is there carpet on planet krypton…I’ll ask Superman next time I see him! Ya, I know, I wonder myself sometimes…all in fun guys! As we all know, Superman has his one nemesis…Kryptonite! This green crystal turns Superman into “JELLO”, sucks away all of his powers and leaves him weak! …

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THREE FIFTY SEVIN DUST CARPET DISASTER!

November 30th, 2016 8:24PM

Have bugs in your carpet? In the event that you do, Sevin Dust is a product that you have probably heard of. Sevin Dust containing (carbaryl) is a pest control product that has been used by gardeners for years to control insects in gardens. Carbaryl is a common chemical known …

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So, you want to clean your own carpet and don’t know where to begin…heard that one before! As a carpet cleaner, we get questions from customers wanting advice on how to clean their own carpet. We also get the calls from “Do It Yourself” carpet cleaners to come and fix …

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Ringworm problem, there’s no fear…Aqualux Carpet cleaning is here! Yes, I know, what does a carpet cleaning company have to do with ringworm? Well, believe it or not, more than you would think! First, what is ringworm? Is it contagious? How do I get rid of ringworm in my home? …

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CANINE PARVO ON MY CARPET – REALLY?

October 23rd, 2016 7:37PM

I know what your thinking, Parvo on my carpet…really? No way, this is an outside canine disease, or is it? Well, settle down and lend an ear, we have information for you! As a professional residential and commercial carpet cleaning company, we deal with this type of canine frustration from …

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IN A FLASH ODOR REMOVAL – TEMPORARY

October 12th, 2016 6:54PM

Okay, company is coming over and your house smells like DOG URINE…what to do…what to do? Rip up the carpet real quick? Spray bottle after bottle of Febreeze? Oh yeah, let’s pour carpet fresh everywhere and see what happens! The answer is NO! Please stop now before you break the …

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Methods of Carpet Cleaning

October 3rd, 2016 7:26PM

Since the Carpet Cleaning form’s conception, carpet cleaning has been known as “Must Have” cleaning ritual for homeowners. The major differences in the carpet cleaning industry are the “Methods” upon which carpet is cleaned. As there are many options to choose from, which is the right method for you? …

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A few squirts of a homemade citrus solution can be used as part of your arsenal to keep cats and dogs away from areas where you don’t want them. Our cats and dogs – the most common pets we own – have a sense of smell that is far more …

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Carpet & Upholstery Water Spotting

July 28th, 2016 5:04PM

Water spotting, what’s that? Does this type of staining really exist? The answer is yes! For those who don’t know, water spotting is caused from minerals in the water and soil in the upholstery/carpet being cleaned. Let’s talk about it.

Here goes, so what exactly are water spots? What …

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CARPET CLEANING DRYING TIME

July 20th, 2016 8:54PM

So, why are carpet cleaning drying times so important? If your not sure, then you will find your answers here! For many years carpet cleaning companies have touted faster drying times when using their service. It’s better for your carpet…so they say! But why? Let’s talk about it!

Before we go …

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Wool Rugs & Curling

June 22nd, 2016 9:50PM

Wool comes from the fleece of lambs or sheep. Wool is also one of the oldest fibers used by man. Even before 10,000 B.C. wool was being spun and woven by the tribes of Northern Europe. It is still one of the finest yarns available for both carpet and rugs. …

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