Stain Removal

4 advantages of dry cleaning your carpets

Country Life Carpet CareWhen your carpets get dirty, you need to clean it! Will you get a professional carpet cleaner and start cleaning yourself?  Well, you can try it yourself – it costs less and it is a major calorie burning activity, especially in summer. Wait, are you sure you know what you are doing? If not, consider hiring the services of professional cleaners.

Professional cleaners know best!

There are many ways to clean your carpet.  The type of cleaning method depends on many factors including:

  • The quality of cleaning
  • The type of dirt
  • How much time you have to dry your carpets

Generally, you may not be aware of which carpet cleaning method is best for your carpets – especially if it involves dirt and stains. Worry no more, professional cleaners can help you!

Dry cleaning it is!

One of the quickest and most effective waysto clean your carpet is to dry clean it. Dry cleaning involves spraying it with cleaning solution using a rotating brush. The foam is extracted from your carpet using a vacuum cleaner. While there are a range of carpet cleaning methods, it is better to dry clean many carpets because of the following advantages:

  • Quick drying time
  • Less water
  • Perfect for lightly soiled carpets
  • Easy to do

Quick drying time

If your carpet is dirty – and lightly soiled then you will need to have it clean before your party starts, your best option is to dry clean it. It requires less drying time while giving you a fresh, clean carpet that looks beautiful.

Less water

It is important to conserve water.  Dry cleaning uses  very little water making it a perfect choice. Try dry cleaning today.

Perfect for lightly soiled carpets

If your carpet does not have too many heavy stains and you want to clean it, no problem! Dry cleaning your carpet is the way to go. You don’t have to wash your carpet with water to remove light dirt and stains – a thorough dry cleaning is all you need.

Easy to do

Dry cleaning is easy, the equipment is portable and can be used anywhere, anytime and doesn’t require heavy cleaning tools. Indeed, dry cleaning your carpet is a great idea –less hassle and you have clean, dry carpets in a short period of time!

4 advantages of dry cleaning your carpets

Thinking of having your carpets dry cleaned? Contact us, Country Life Carpet Care. We offer carpet dry cleaning and steam cleaning.  Whatever your cleaning needs, we have you covered. Ring us now for a free quote.

How do you clean stained tiles with stubborn dirt?

tilesDoes your bathroom tiles have stubborn stains on them?

Have you tried cleaning it but the stain just won’t budge? Relax. There are some stains that for the life of you, you cannot simply clean off, but is this one of them?It can be frustrating on your part. You just wish you can have that magic cleaner that can wipe off that horrible stain at once.

Should you replace your tiles?

When you can’t get rid of the dirt on your bathroom tiles, your first instinct is to remove them and have them replace with a new one. Well, it’s  a good idea, but definitely an expensive one. Do you have the budget?

Whether you have the budget or not, it’s worth a try to “save” your bathroom tiles first before replacing them. You might not know it, but you can bring back your tiles sparkle and bright appearance by cleaning them the right way!

Cleaning stained tiles with stubborn dirt

It’s normal for your bathroom to get dirty and stained due to regular use. Mostly, the dirt becomes part of the tile and it is harder and harder for you to remove them no matter how you scrub. Scrubbing them with steel wool doesn’t help at all – it will only damage your tiles.

In order to prevent dirt from settling in, always dry your bathroom floor. Don’t let any water or spillage dry on its own, but once your bathroom tiles are stained, how do you get it off?

Need help with tile cleaning?

Need help with your stubborn dirt in your bathroom?

There are many home remedies to clean subort dirt from tiles but remember to follow the instructions carefully and always do a test piece first.

Get professional help, call Country Life Carpet Care. You will be surprised at how lovely and sparkling your tiles will look and we can even seal your grout to prevent damage in the future.

How do you clean stained tiles with stubborn dirt?

Contact Country Life Carpet Care we are your local tile cleaning professionals.Our cleaning skills will help you deal even with the most stubborn dirt you can find in your home. Ring us now and book an appointment to suit your schedule.

3 Upholstery cleaning tips that will save your day

couchIs your upholstery stained? Stains are annoying –  one spill can reunion your lovely lounge. Stains can be hard to remove from your upholstery. Most stains can be removed to some extent and it really is best to call in the professionals especially for bad stains.

Read through these tips and you will be able to decide whether it is worth having a go at cleaning your upholstery yourself or calling for help.

Upholstery cleaning

Remember, your upholstery may have been through a lot of use over the years. When cleaning your upholstery, time is of great importance. As soon as the stain occurs, you should try removing it immediately. Fresh stains are easier to remove than old ones.

Upholstery cleaning tips for you

Whether it is the first time you have cleaned your upholstery, or you have done it a many times before, these 3 upholstery cleaning tips that will save your day:

1.Vacuum

Regularly vacuum your upholstery can reduce the signs of daily wear and tear. It can also remove the dust and dirt from penetrating deeper into the fabric fibre. If you have pets, vacuum every week. Weekly vacuuming is a minimum and more often if need. Also vacuum before you try to remove any stains that way you will be able to see exactly what the stain is and what was just surface dirt.

2.Read the instructions.

Make sure you read the label on the fabric. Follow the instructions carefully. As a rule, avoid rubbing the fabric as it can damage the fibre or cause discolouration that might be permanent.

3.Treat the stain

Treat the stain with appropriate cleaning solution, always test on an unseen area first. When using a solution, dab it with a soft cloth or a paper towel. If in doubt, call the professionals

These 3 Upholstery cleaning tips that will save your day

For really dirty or stained upholstery, its best to call in professional help from a cleaning expert. They can save your upholstery from disaster and often restore your furniture back to its former glory.

For professional cleaning services, contact Country Life Carpet Care. We service in the Bunbury and the surrounding areas.

How to get butter out of your carpet

How to clean butter from your carpetLove butter? You should. It can make your dinner delectable. However, your love for butter might also give you problem that include your carpet. A clumsy fall, a wild party or unruly child can cause some butter to land on your carpet. Oh No!

Cleaning butter off your carpet

The bad thing about having butter on your carpet is that it can be a frustrating job to clean up. If the butter is soft, it can seep into your carpet fibre which can be hard to get out and longer you leave it the worse it will get. If it gets unnoticed, it can go down into the backing of your carpet and create a greasy mess.

When dealing with butter on your carpet, remember to act fast. The longer you wait, the harder it is to remove the stain. Here is how to get butter out of your carpet.

  1. Scrape
  2. Absorb
  3. Clean
  4. Sponge
  1. Scrape

Using a butter knife, spoon or other tool that is gentle to your carpet, scrape off as much butter as possible.

  1. Absorb

Use a product that can absorb the remaining butter off your carpet like baking soda and corn flour. Sprinkle it over the affected area. Let it sit for 15 – 30 minutes. Vacuum it up. Repeat this step until you achieve a desirable result.

  1. Clean

Prepare a mixture of water and dishwashing liquid. This should remove the excess the grease off your carpet. When done, remember to use water to remove the soap. Then, blot the area dry to remove all excess water with an old towel.

  1. Sponge

If the stain remains, apply a dry cleaning solvent using a sponge. When using a solvent, be sure to test patch it first in an unnoticeable area eg behind the door, to avoid further damage to your carpet. Blot it until the stain fades. (Best to call in the professionals for this step)

You are now finished and you just learned how to get butter off your carpet!

However, if the stain remains or it is a really big spill, consider hiring a professional cleaner to do the job for you. Contact Country Life Carpet Care for your cleaning needs. We would be happy to give you a free quote, ring us now on 0407 246 403.

Photo credit from how-to-clean-carpet.com.

4 tips for easy carpet cleaning this summer

Professional carpet cleaner Country Life Carpet CareThis summer, have you thought about what you will do? Go out, go to the park, go to the beach, go biking, go camping? During summer, you’d want to enjoy the great outdoors with your family and friends rather than staying inside cleaning your home. However, you need to take note that summer is the time of the year when then traffic into your home increases and so does the dirt especially in your carpet.

Keeping your carpet clean all the time

During summer, the most frequently used places in your home are the living area and mostly, living rooms have carpets. Your carpet can enhance your living room and make the space cosier. Plus, carpets are a great place for your children to play. For this and other reasons you  should realize that your carpet needs to be kept clean, especially when family members and pets are going in and out of doors more often.

4 tips for easy carpet cleaning

In order to keep your carpet clean and fresh this summer, here are things that you can do:

  1. Stop dirt at the door
  2. Take the party outside
  3. Maintain proper circulation of air
  4. Get a professional cleaner

Stop dirt at the door

Summer means backyard bbq and frequent family events. This can put your carpet at higher risk. Before dirt can enter, stop it. Use rugs or mats at your entrance doors. Ask your guests to take their shoes off when entering your home, in the summer this is easy with sandals, thongs or loose fitting shoes. If there are spills and stains, mop or vacuum them up right away.

Take the party outside

Summer is the perfect time to use your outdoor area and have a backyard barbie with friends and family. Having most of your guests outside will help reduce the mess and dirt inside your home.

Maintain proper circulation of air

Higher temperature means greater risk of dust build up inside your home. Consider turning your Air Con on. The energy bills scares you? No problem. You can maintain proper air circulation by opening your windows in the morning when it’s cool, then close them again as the day warms up and after the afternoon sun has gone and the breeze is in open your windows again. Not going to be home? Close your home up, completely curtains and blinds too, then when you get home opens everything up and let the breeze blow through.

Get a professional cleaner

The best way to keep your carpet clean this summer? Start with a fresh slate! A professional cleaner can give your carpet a deep clean right into the pile of your carpet where your regular vacuuming can’t reach.

Looking for a professional cleaner? Contact Country Life Carpet Care, we do deep stream cleaning of carpets and can clean your vinyl and tile floors too. We can help you remove embedded dirt in carpets, eliminate grime on your tile and grout too plus clean your upholstery too! Ring us now for a free quote today.

Common carpet cleaning methods

carpet cleaning by country life carpet careYour carpet looks dirty? Don’t wait for the dirt to multiply! Take some actions now, this spring, start fresh and clean! What to do? Have your carpet cleaned.

What are the ways to clean your carpet?

There are a lot of methods on how to keep your carpet clean and in top condition. The best cleaning method for your carpets depends on several factors such as:

  • What’s the carpets made of
  • If it’s been treated or not
  • Where it is placed
  • The traffic it endures

Plus, you might also consider whether anyone in the family has allergies to certain chemicals or not. Remember, different carpets need different kinds of cleaning methods. In order to keep your carpet in top shape, it is important to clean it using the right carpet cleaning methods that work best for your carpet.

Whatever your carpet is made of, treated or not, here are few of the most common carpet cleaning methods you can choose.

Hot water extraction or steam cleaning

Steam cleaning is the most common method that professionals use to carpet cleaning and is suitable for most carpets. With steam cleaning you get

  • Thorough pre clean vacuum
  • Spot and stain treatment
  • Steam cleaning process

For the steam cleaning process, a pre vaccum is done, then are stains or spots are treated. Steam cleaning is where a water based cleaning solution is sprayed on the carpet using a high pressure jet spray. Then an industrial vacuum cleaner is used that can work well in your carpet  to draw the dirt out of your carpet right from its base.

Professional carpet cleaning removes the dirt and grit that have accumulated in the base of your carpet that will slowly ruin your carpet if not removed. To get the full life from your carpet you should have your carpets professionally cleaned once a year.

Dry cleaning your carpet

The dry cleaning carpet cleaning process is similar to dry cleaning clothes where chemicals and heat are used to rid of dirt and grime build up from your carpet, then it is vacuumed off.

Foam and powder cleaning

A vacuum cleaner is used to pick up the foam which helps you get rid of dirt and the trapped soil. Another method is using a powder which acts as a cleaning agent. It is sprinkled over the carpet and then removed using a vacuum cleaner which also means, you are removing dirt and other dust in your carpet.

Steam cleaning is generally recommended for most types of carpet.

To get your carpet to be thoroughly steam cleaned, contact Country Life Carpet Care. We can clean your carpet the professional way with impressive results. Ring us now to get a free quote and discuss your needs.