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Do You Wear Your Shoes In The House?

DO you take your shoes off before entering your home? The decision as to whether you take your footwear off at the front door has divided opinion for years, however what about the cleanliness issue? An investigation carried out by Bissel, the carpet cleaning experts, reckon that 41 per cent of the population, 27 million
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General Advice on Spot and Stain Removal

Firstly, don’t panic and act quickly as the removal of fresh spots is always easier than working on old stains. Next, decide whether you can tackle the removal yourself . In the case of large or old, set-in stains, contact a WoolSafe approved company such as ourselves so that advanced stain removal techniques are used
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Leather Conditioning

There is a lot of confusion as regard to conditioning leather.  Manufacturers of leather conditioners provide information that sounds very credible, but, in truth, much of it makes no sense.  The marketing behind these products tries to present leather as akin to human skin, containing natural oils that dry out and need replacing. However this is not true. 
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Stain resistant carpets

Up and down the country, carpet retailers are selling carpets that they claim are stain proof and can be cleaned with bleach. I’ve even seen pictures in magazines of children on carpets with an image of a bleach bottle. The impression is given that cleaning spots and stains with bleach should part of a regular
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POGs Paint Oil and Grease Removers

Paint, Oil and Grease removers have conventially contained unpleasant solvents to tackle mineral oil and grease based stains, however the product we now use is an Eco Friendly plant derived bio-solvent made from a renewable resource.  What’s more it is water rinseable, has a low vapour hazard, is of low oral toxicity, completely bio-degrades and is non-flammable.  Despite being
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Latest News- New Eco Friendly Products

For the last year we have been trialling a new range of Eco Friendly detergent-free cleaning products .  These Eco Friendly products  will now be our “go to” cleaning products as we believe they are even better than conventional detergents.  The main product in our range and the one we are now using on 95%
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General rules for stain removal

Act straight away. Use white kitchen towel/toilet tissue to soak up liquids. Scrape up solids. Always work from the edge of the stain inwards. BLOT, never scrub. Use small quantities of stain remover at a time on a cloth and not directly to the stain. Pre-test the stain remover in an inconspicuous area of the carpet. If
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Caring for your carpets

Entrance mats- Placing mats at all entrances to your house will cut down the rate at which your carpet gets dirty. They should be big enough to remove the dirt from the bottom of your shoes and should be cleaned regularly. Carpet protection- A lot of carpets come with a dirt repellent coating, however these are
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Carpets need regular cleaning.

We all know that servicing once a year is good for your car. It means you get trouble-free motoring for longer. Because parts are oiled, they don’t wear out so quickly and their performance is maintained, which adds to the enjoyment of owning a car. Even the best cars in the world still need servicing.
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Which is easier to clean-Wool or Synthetic?

I’m oftened asked which fibre to go for when purchasing a new carpet. Having been cleaning carpets for over 30 years, I think it would be fair to say that I must have cleaned just about every carpet fibre out there. Putting aside vegetable fibres like linen, sisal and coir which need a specialist approach
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