Carpets are a staple part of many properties, helping to make rooms feel cosy while providing comfortable living areas around the home. However, it’s important to ensure your carpets are clean not only to keep your home looking good but for the sake of your family’s health.
Here’s what could be lingering among those carpet fibres. Continue reading
Surrey and London have been hit by a heatwave this Spring which has left many enjoying the glorious weather, but for others, the sunshine can bring fresh suffering when a pollen bomb strikes from multiple trees in the UK at the same time. For those affected by hay fever, it can leave them feeling pretty rotten with itchy eyes, sneezing, headaches and tiredness being just some of the symptoms experienced.
Luckily, If there’s one place you can help make a pollen-free zone, it’s your house, creating a haven where you can feel at ease to recover. Follow our top tips for making this a reality. Continue reading
A new carpet is a delightful addition to the home. It has that distinctive new carpet smell, a springy feel as you walk across it, and a beautifully smart appearance. Over time, however, carpets do become worn – whether this is simply from walking on them every day or due to slight damage caused by say moving furniture on them or somebody dragging mud in on their shoes. But this doesn’t mean that you need to accept living with a worn carpet or buy a replacement: there are many ways that you can bring life back to an old carpet. Here are a few tips for doing so. Continue reading
Get your carpets professionally cleaned
It’s amazing how much of a difference clean carpets can make to the overall appearance of your home. Often, we don’t even realise how dirty our carpets are getting, and it is only when they are thoroughly cleaned that we appreciate the beautiful results. While giving your carpets a quick vacuum every so often (or, indeed, having a professional cleaner do this as part of a regular cleaning service) is generally enough to keep your home looking neat and presentable, investing in a professional carpet-cleaning service every few months is the best option for ensuring your lovely upholstery looks as good as new for as long as possible. Continue reading
We’ve all heard horror stories about sticky-fingered cleaners who help themselves to an item or two while you’re not looking. In fiction, the housemaid or butler is always the one to get framed for pinching the silverware. While many claims are unfounded, it is important that you trust your cleaner if you are going to let them into your house. But how can you be sure your cleaner is honest without following them suspiciously from room to room? Continue reading
When someone walks into your home, the first thing they will notice is the décor. The colour of the walls can make a room look huge and airy, or dull and dingy. The carpet can draw the eye, or confuse it.
On plain carpets, the last thing you want is a large stain, or discolouration from wear and heavy traffic. Sadly, this kind of damage causes many homeowners to throw carpets away. But there is another way. Even the dirtiest, baked-in carpet grime can be removed by a professional cleaner, if they’re armed with the right tools and products. Continue reading
If you’re expecting an influx of guests for a forthcoming party, you’re bound to be apprehensive about the potential for mess and damage. Whether it’s a kids’ party for your children, or a dinner party for your friends, there’s a good chance that things are going to get spilt and something will get damaged.
Having dealt with the aftermath of many parties, from teenage gatherings to Christmas dos, we’ve learned a thing or two about preventing damage and accelerating the clean-up operation.
Here are our preparation tips. Continue reading
Pale carpets look beautiful in any home. Classic and elegant, they serve to show the room at its best. Unfortunately, life often isn’t kind to a pale carpet. From time to time, it can be subjected to the harsh treatment of people and pets.
Spills from dropped wine and food, dirt from muddy shoes or grubby footprints from cats and dogs mean that your stunning pale carpet can quickly be transformed into a stained mess. If you fitted your carpet before any of these little critters came along, you might be wondering if it’s time to replace it with a nice, sensible brown.
But there are ways though to bring a soiled carpet back to its former glory, so don’t be too dismayed. Here are some top tips to removing the stains from your home pride and joy.