Aqualux Carpet Cleaning Blog - Tips on Home Improvement

Myth Debunked: Is Thick Carpet Is Better?

February 16th, 2016 9:46PM

If what you’re looking for in a carpet is a plush, rich fabric; then yes, thick carpet may be the better choice for your home. But, thick carpet is not the best alternative if you’re looking for a more dense and durable carpet. Density, which is more yarn per square …

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Well…well…well, it’s amazing how these myths come about and travel like wildfire. Yep, that’s the whole point of this discussion is to rationalize the the facts here. As with any myth, you have your skeptics and your believers…What say you???

The bottom line is “What color is your carpet?” Yes, this …

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Room Deodorizers (Contaminate or Not?)

February 2nd, 2016 9:19PM

Here we are going to discuss the positives and negatives of room deodorizers. We felt this topic was important because it’s often overlooked…the discussion of it anyway! Starting off, this is just to discuss the use and abuse of room sanitizers and deodorants used in households today. The problem …

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Canine Diseases and Carpet

February 1st, 2016 11:05PM

Here we are going to discuss whether canine bacteria (disease causing bacteria) can reside in carpet. As we all know, there are many canine diseases that cause severe illness in our pets. But, can these diseases reside in carpet to create future illnesses. So, canines and carpet…do they mix? …

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Before we start discussing whether the topic of this article is True or Not, lets start by talking about why this topic is being discussed in the first place. Here’s the deal, Hot Water Extraction is one of the oldest forms of carpet cleaning still around today and still holds …

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Tile Flooring Verses Carpets

January 13th, 2016 6:55PM

There are so many choices to pick from when to decorate your home flooring’s. We love the many choices and variety of colors and patterns to choose from. But what to choose? Which are the best styles that are your budget and lifestyle? It is all a preference to …

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Food & Drink Contamination On Carpet

January 10th, 2016 12:57PM

What is one of the most common things that is spilled onto carpet?

Food and drinks. We love to entertain and have friends and family over for social gatherings, and more than likely food and drinks are in the equation. Small little spills here and there that seem harmless, can turn …

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UPT’s a.k.a (Urine Pre-Treater’s)

December 29th, 2015 7:35PM

One of the biggest issues people have when it comes to carpet cleaning is pet stain & odor removal remediation. Today, there are many urine pre-treater’s on the market that say they help with the  removal of pet urine, but do they actually work? And how effective are they?

First and …

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Natural Dyes

December 25th, 2015 12:34PM

It’s an obvious fact when it comes to food coloring additives, natural is always the best option. The United Kingdom has already banned synthetic food coloring. There’s a plethora of medical research that backs up the claims on the dangerous long term effects of consuming artificial food dyes. What’s ridiculous …

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What exactly are synthetic food dyes, and why are they put into what we consume?
Synthetic food dyes, also known as “azo-dyes”, any dye, pigment or substance that imparts color when it is added to a food or drink. They are derived from coal tar and petroleum and come in many …

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Ceiling Fan:Carpet Friend or Foe?

December 20th, 2015 8:45PM

One of the most overlooked cleaning jobs has got to be cleaning all the built up dust and grime off of the fan blades. Ceiling fans can become a breeding ground for dust mites if dust is allowed to accumulate. 
“According to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI), …

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What is remediation in carpet cleaning?

December 19th, 2015 10:21PM

When someone tells you that your carpets need remediation, do you know what this means? It’s not a simple topical cleaning of the carpets as most consumers think it is. A quick over pass with a carpet machine is not it. It involves a lot more than cleaning the surface …

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– About Carpet Dying –

December 13th, 2015 11:47AM

When you enter a home, hands down one of the first things your eyes notice is the flooring. Carpet is the largest surface area in the house, and since you’re in constant contact with it, floors are quickly scrutinized by your guests and potential home buyers.
Over time, carpet color fades, wears, …

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We all know what a pain in the butt it is when your house is flooded. Water damage can be very detrimental to your carpet, and belongings. If you are a victim of water damage, it’s always best to let the professionals handle it.
Rain water that has flooded the carpet …

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There are many steps in the carpet cleaning process that are crucial, in order for your carpets to be in tip-top shape. Not only is there method of hot water extraction (a.k.a steam cleaning), but people forget about the required drying time that is absolutely necessary.

The importance of having your …

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