By John Alderson Do you have UNSIGHTLY Black Lines around Carpet Edges, Baseboards, Under Doorways and Near HVAC Returns? Most homes have some of this mystery black stuff somewhere on the carpet and it’s one of the most popular questions that I get asked about. “What is it and what causes it?”  Mainly homes that […]


By John Alderson Are dust mites, mold and other bacteria invading your indoor air, carpeting, rugs, mattresses, upholstery and ducts?   These contaminates can make you sick and cause some serious long term health effects if they are not removed from your home on a regular basis.  Carpeting, rugs and other home furnishings are usually blamed […]


Rug Doctor® vs Professional Carpet Cleaning, Rug Cleaning

July 23, 2012

By John Alderson   This article is for all you home gamers! Have you thought about renting a Rug Doctor® and attempting to clean your carpets and area rugs on your own? It all sounds good in the beginning because you initially are thinking that you will be saving money and no need to screen and hire […]

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How to Vacuum Area Rugs and Oriental Rugs

April 26, 2012

By John Alderson   Cleaning your fine rugs at home may be easier than you think!  Now don’t go grabbing your favorite store bought cleaning product and a sponge the start going to town. Most natural fiber rugs today are woven out of wool and usually cotton. Wool has an amazing ability to hide soil because […]

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