Carpet Cleaning & Upholstery Cleaning Portland Oregon

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Published on July 31, 2014

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TIPS FOR CARPET CLEANING: TIPS FOR CARPET CLEANING www.CheckmateCarpetCleaning.com Checkmate Carpet Cleaning Necessity of Carpet Cleaning: Necessity of Carpet Cleaning Carpets alone have the capability to add a special touch to the decor of the home. In order to maintain the beauty of the carpet and increase its life-span one need to take special care of their carpet, or else the carpet tend to lose its glaze. Carpet needs to be cleaned on a regular basis as the dirty carpets not only spoil your image but it also becomes a breeding grounds for bacteria, dust, virus and fungi. TIPS: TIPS Acid - Apply a solution of baking soda and water until acid has been neutralized. Then apply ammonia solution and rinse with cold water.  Alcohol - Apply detergent solution. Blot. Apply vinegar solution. Blot. Bleach with hydrogen peroxide if necessary. Rinse with cold water. Blot dry.  Blood - Scrape off dried blood and apply cool detergent solution. Blot. Apply cool ammonia solution. Blot. Rinse. Blot dry. If stain remains, apply rust remover or bleach with hydrogen peroxide.  TIPS: TIPS Candle Wax - Scrape off all you can. Ice cubes will make it brittle for easier scraping. A hot iron (on low heat setting) over a damp cloth will melt and absorb remaining wax. Apply dry-cleaning solvent. Blot.  Candy - Scrape off all you can with a dull knife. Sponge with detergent solution. Blot. Rinse. Be sure all traces of sugar are gone. Sugars left in carpet will cause a rapid re-soiling problem.  Chocolate - Scrape off all you can first. Sponge with dry-cleaning solvent. Blot. Sponge with detergent solution. Blot. Rinse. If stain remains, bleach with hydrogen peroxide.  TIPS: TIPS Cigarette Burns - If the burn is slight, rub with dry steel wool — or if you feel confident, trim the damaged tufts. If the burn is bad, take a razor blade and scrape some fibers from a hidden area and use super glue to patch the burn with the fibers.  Coffee - Blot with detergent solution. Rinse. Blot with vinegar. Rinse. Air dry. If stain remains, sponge with dry cleaning solvent. Bleach remaining stain with hydrogen peroxide. Coffee is a very difficult stain, and can in many cases be permanent.  Crayon - Scrape off all you can. Just as with candle wax, use a hot iron and a damp cloth to melt and absorb the remaining wax. Apply dry cleaning solvent. Blot. Apply detergent solution. Rinse. Blot dry.  TIPS: TIPS Grass - Apply detergent solution. Blot. Rinse. Blot. Apply ammonia solution. Blot. Apply vinegar solution. Blot. Rinse.  Greasy Foods - Apply dry cleaning solvent. Work to center to avoid ring. Blot. Apply light detergent solution. Rinse. Blot dry.  Gum - Use aerosol gum freeze or ice cube to harden the gum and make it brittle, then strike and break into pieces. Scrape them up with a dull butter knife. Remove residue with dry cleaning solvent.  TIPS: TIPS Ice Cream - Don't wait. Blot up all you can immediately with a dry cloth. Apply ammonia solution or protein digester. Rinse. If area is large, shampoo afterward.  Ink - Sponge with detergent solution. Rinse. If stain remains, saturate with cheap hair spray and blot. Always work from the outside in to avoid making the spot bigger.  Jam/Jelly - Apply detergent solution. Let sit to soften. Blot. Apply vinegar solution. Blot. Rinse. Blot dry.  Lipstick - Scrape off all you can, taking care not to spread the stain. Apply dry cleaning solvent and blot repeatedly until color is gone. Apply detergent solution. Blot. Apply ammonia solution. Blot. Rinse. Blot.  Checkmate Carpet Cleaning: Checkmate Carpet Cleaning Checkmate Carpet Cleaning Portland, Oregon 8305 Southeast 17th Avenue Portland, OR, 97202-7306 (503) 317-6413 Checkmate Carpet Cleaning Vancouver, Washington 10637 NE Coxley Dr Suite 209 Vancouver, WA, 98662 (360) 910-3100 www.CheckmateCarpetCleaning.com

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