Aqualux Carpet Cleaning Blog - Tips on Home Improvement

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.

When it comes to Spring Cleaning, you’ve probably heard it all. You already know to dust under all your knick-knacks and to rearrange your closet when you rotate your wardrobe. You’ve probably also read the latest spring cleaning hacks.

What you probably haven’t heard though are spring cleaning tips for dog owners, like you! When you have a dog, you have to clean up messes that are on a whole ‘nother level, so you need unique tips that are going to cater to your specific needs.

So, without further ado, here are the spring cleaning tips you’ve been waiting for:

We love our pets … but they don’t always smell so fresh! Their scents can seep into your furniture and your carpet, creating an uninviting space for your guests. It doesn’t have to be this way! Below are the best ways to avoid pet odor issues in your home:

What is polyester made of?

April 5th, 2015 9:23PM

Polyester is a synthetic fiber derived from coal, air, water, and petroleum.  Polyester is used in the manufacturing of many products, including clothing, home furnishings, industrial fabrics, computer and recording tapes, and electrical insulation. It does not absorb moisture, but does absorb oil; this quality makes polyester the perfect fabric …

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Because there are many different containers and applicators associated with Resolve products, the directions for each product may vary. However, the same basic gist is there:

Apply the carpet cleaning solution (either by spraying it, distributing powder or just pouring it on), let it sit for approximately five minutes, and either wipe or vacuum the stain away. For a lot of Resolve customers, it’s that simple!

However, after doing a little research, we’ve noticed that there’s some variation in customer satisfaction. Below are the lists of pros and cons users found with Resolve Carpet Cleaner, along with a brief analysis of the causes of these variations.

Most durable trash bags

March 29th, 2015 6:48PM

How frustrating is it to grab your trash and it rips and all your nasty debris out on the floor?  We have all had this happen and it’s very frustrating.  Double the work we have to do by picking up the spill and cleaning our floors.  Not only mopping but …

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Nature’s Miracle® Stain and Odor Remover is a cleaning product that is meant to not only clean up pet accidents in carpet and upholstery, but also to remove stains and odor, making it less likely that you pet will mistake the spot for a bathroom again.

The self-described “miracle” depends wholly upon the notion that this product does exactly what it says it does … but how well does Nature’s Miracle® work exactly? Is it worth the price (ranged from $9.99 to $44.99)? Is there a product out there that works better or just as well at a better rate?

Here’s all our research on the subject, laid bare:

11 years ago, the first iRobot® Roomba was introduced. Its innovative technology wowed us, beamed us into a Sci-Fi movie starring Will Smith. But—you know—without the Artificial Intelligence, and therefore less danger.

You have to wonder: Are the upgrades really worth that much more money? Are the older models even worth the $399 11 years later, now that there are hundreds of different high-suctioning vacuum cleaners to choose from?

Air purifiers for your home

March 5th, 2015 10:09PM

We all know how important air purifiers are for your home.  Keeps the allergens at bay and keeps you and your family safe from harm.  Indoor allergens and pet dander especially in the winter months can cause a problem for your family.  Your pets are in your home and cannot …

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