Don’t Miss Out!

Mark your calendar for Oct. 11/2012 6:30pm to 9:30pm Where? Ch√Ęteau Le Jardin Conference & Event Centre 8440 Highway 27 Woodbridge, ON L4L 1A5 Phone: 905-520-3054 Fax: 905-822-2494 Lejardin Website: http://www.lejardin.com Email: inquiry@lejardin.com Floorcovering Institute of Ontario Website: http://www.thefio.ca FIO Email: fio@bellnet.ca Through the effort of the FIO (Floorcovering Institute of Ontario) and friends of Don Eldred of Cambridge Carpet Cleaning. We will be honoring … Continue reading Don’t Miss Out!

Professional Tips & Tricks of the Carpet Cleaning Industry – Rotovac 360i

Most modern day carpet cleaning machines are offering much better suction, water pressure and heat than machines from the past. Years ago, we relied very heavily on scrubbing-type mechanical action. Don’t discount the fact that the ‘rub a dub’ does not work in the cleaning formula. Rotovac (Rotovac 360i) and Hydramaster (Hydramaster RX-20) seem to be the few manufacturers left that offer machines with mechanical … Continue reading Professional Tips & Tricks of the Carpet Cleaning Industry – Rotovac 360i

Professional Tips & Tricks of the Carpet Cleaning Industry – Dry Chemical Sponge

From time to time you may find yourself attempting to remove an oily substance from a very delicate upholstered fabric. Aggressive chemicals can leave you feeling apprehensive about rubbing the stain too hard or disrupting the fabrics appearance using an inadequate brush. A safe and effective procedure is to rub the area with a dry chemical sponge or (soot sponge). You may find complete success. … Continue reading Professional Tips & Tricks of the Carpet Cleaning Industry – Dry Chemical Sponge

Professional Tips & Tricks of the Carpet Cleaning Industry – MotorBrush

We have always received a lot of calls from cleaners who are looking for a universal cleaning tool that can reach small difficult areas or areas that are too small for larger cleaning equipment. The MotorBrush is a lightweight yet rugged enough cleaning tool that can take the punishment that our industry tends to put on our equipment. I could also see this product freshening-up … Continue reading Professional Tips & Tricks of the Carpet Cleaning Industry – MotorBrush

Professional Tips & Tricks of the Carpet Cleaning Industry – Olefin Fiber

Olefin fiber is becoming very prevalent in today’s carpets and furniture. If you don’t know or understand how to clean Olefin properly and professionally you are in for big headaches. A SureFire Test for Olefin: Snip a small fiber and place it into a glass of water. If it floats it is Olefin. If it sinks it is other than Olefin fiber. If it goes … Continue reading Professional Tips & Tricks of the Carpet Cleaning Industry – Olefin Fiber

Professional Tips & Tricks of the Carpet Cleaning Industry – Capture Dry Cleaning Powder

Are you aware that Capture Carpet Dry Cleaning Powder works very well on reappearing spots and stains? Simply sprinkle it on, brush it in and then have your customer dry vacuum the next day. If necessary, leave some of the product with the customer just in case it needs a second or third treatment. (Don’t forget to put the powder into a bottle that has … Continue reading Professional Tips & Tricks of the Carpet Cleaning Industry – Capture Dry Cleaning Powder

Carpets make a comeback

Take that hardwood: Carpets make rooms feel warmer and reduce noise, say designers…Go for rich colours, bold patterns and luxurious textures. After years of being ripped out and kicked to the curb, carpet is making a comeback. And not just the neutral-toned carpets of recent years, but ones that are boldly coloured or patterned. The softer, cozier feel of wall-to-wall carpet is appealing to homeowners … Continue reading Carpets make a comeback