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Get Maximum Carpet Spot and Stain Removal In Ventura County

Do you have spots traffic lanes and stains in your carpet that just won’t seem to go away?

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Perhaps you’ve been trying to clean them yourself with bottles and products you bought at the store but the spots keep coming back. Or perhaps the carpet cleaning company who you have hired remove the spots but then once the carpet dried they came back

At our company we offer a free return trip in the case of returning spots for 30 days, and while we are at your house we also make a meticulous effort to clean every soil or spotted area until all the dirt is out.

Why are returning spots in traffic lanes such a problem when people hire a carpet cleaning company?

The IICRC, the world’s largest certifying body for the cleaning industry -providing professional training, company certification and standardization, tells us that many steps must be performed by the cleaning technician in order to achieve a professional and long-lasting cleaning result.

However most carpet, rug, tile and upholstery cleaning companies skip at least half of the necessary steps for a great result.

At Four Seasons Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning, an IICRC CERTIFIED FIRM, we perform our own 12-step carpet cleaning process for maximum soil removal and maximum spot removal. It’s not a “quick- get-in-and-out” process. At our company we offer a free return trip in the case of returning spots for 30 days, and while we are at your house we also make a meticulous effort to clean every soil or spotted area until all the dirt is out.

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Camarillo Carpet Cleaning Expert Dan Traub

About the author: Dan Traub is an IICRC certified Firm owner and certified technician and trainer. He is the author of his own book “How To Avoid Nightmare Carpet Cleaners,” and a featured online author on www.ezinearticles.com.

 

 

 

 

Rug Stains Can Be Hidden By Our Color Enhancement

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This wool oriental area rug from Pakistan was badly stained by a pet accident. After our wash process, there was still a major permanent stain. So, we called our client and she decided to have us “tea wash” the rug to help hide the stain. See below for the result after our dying process (which is permanent)

Rug Repair and Dying Ventura CountyMuch better! This permanent tea wash gives your rugs a beautiful “new” look!

Wool Area Rug Repair Right Here in Ventura County

Getting area rugs made of wool, silk, cotton or other natural matterials repaired by hand is difficult to do. No More! You can call us at Four Seasons Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning to have all of your area rugs repaired and cleaned right here in Ventura County! Just call us at 805-985-6031 to arrange to bring your rugs in or we can send a van to pick them up. We have many colors and styles of wool yarn available, and expert hand-repair available!Customer from Thousand Oaks is having this Oriental Rug repair done here at our shop

Why Does Carpet Get Ripples?

Many consumers know that carpet looks its best during the first few years, typically. I have written in previous articles about the importance of regular vacuuming, and regular professional carpet cleaning by an IICRC certified firm.

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Carpet That Needs Restretching In Camarillo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With regard to the ripples that carpet sometimes develops over time, that can be caused by several things. Most wall-to-wall carpet has what is known as “action-back” on the back side. It is made of two plastic mesh pieces, glued together. They are called the primary and secondary backings. Sometimes that backing simply stretches out with traffic and use. Sometimes those ripples can be inherent to the carpet itself, that is to say; a product problem.  It simply tends to stretch out over time and needs to be re-stretched. Soft-back carpet costs more but has less instances of unnatural stretching.

Another cause is poor installation in which the carpet installers did not stretch the carpet in with a tool called a “power stretcher.” To avoid this, always buy carpeting from a reputable, local dealer.

Sometimes, the stretching has been caused by “de-lamination.” De-lamination is where the primary and secondary backing have separated and the adhesive has come apart. This can be caused by flooding (water damage), or sometimes by carpet cleaning done by an amateur or uneducated cleaning professional. To avoid this, always hire a cleaning firm who is currently an “IICRC Certified Firm.”

And finally, sometimes action back carpet can get temporary ripples in it directly after a carpet cleaning job. These are caused by the adhesive in the primary and secondary backings being too absorbent, and they swell up temporarily. As long as the carpet cleaning professional has followed industry standards and has good equipment, and the carpet was never over-wetted, this will correct itself in 72 hours.

How to Correct Rippling

To correct this, the carpet must be re-stretched with a power stretcher or, in a small room, a knee-kicker tool will suffice. Do not try this yourself, hire a professional. Your trusted local carpet cleaning firm can do this for you, and in many cases restore the look of your carpet so that you can get more years out of it.

Summary

So, to summarize, do the following to ensure that your installed carpet will last years and always look great:

Implement regular vacuuming, and hire regular professional carpet cleaning by an IICRC certified firm at least every 12-18 months. If you have pets, more frequent professional cleaning may be necessary.

Always buy carpeting from a reputable, local dealer. Make sure they have a good longstanding relationship with the installer and a guarantee on installation for at least one year. Also, soft-back carpet costs more but has less instances of unnatural stretching.

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