Category Archives: A Personal Touch

How to Remove Candle Wax From Carpet

There’s a chill in the air and the leaves have fallen off the trees - these are signs that winter is on the way, and with it the holiday season. Now that it’s getting colder, it’s tempting to light a few candles. After all, what’s not to love about candles? Their ambiance and scent can…
Read more

Cleaning Carpets Yourself May Do More Damage

Carpeting is one of the most valuable assets in your home, adding beauty, warmth, and comfort to any room. However, it also takes a beating from spoils, pet accidents, dust, dirt tracked in from outdoors, and constant foot traffic. If your carpets are beginning to show their life with some wear and tear and dirt…
Read more

Carpet Styles – What’s Best for Your Home?

If you’ve ever done any remodeling or redesign in your home, you know there are lots of decisions that must be made. Paint colors, furniture styles, cabinetry, plumbing fixtures…the list goes on! And if you’re thinking of replacing your carpeting (or adding carpeting to a room), there are decisions to be made there, as well.…
Read more

Tips for Carpet Protection in High Traffic Areas

Every home has them - high traffic areas with lots of foot traffic and activity. Entryways come to mind here, as well as kitchens and hallways. High traffic areas tend to get dirtier than other areas of the home, and if those areas are carpeted, the carpeting can look grimy and worn down in no…
Read more

Our Favorite Upholstery Cleaning Tips

Upholstered furniture adds a lot to the look of any home by making it cozy, warm and welcoming. However, it’s a big investment - recliners, sofas and sectionals can cost thousands of dollars. You’ll want to make sure to protect that investment by keeping your upholstered furniture clean. Here are some of our favorite upholstery…
Read more

6 Tips on How to Protect Your Carpets During Fall

The end of summer is approaching fast - are you ready for fall? As we start spending more time indoors, it’s important to keep your home furnishings clean and ready to welcome visitors - and that includes your carpets. Here are 6 tips on how to protect your carpets during fall (and throughout the year).…
Read more

Tips to Maintain Your Carpet Between Professional Cleanings

As we’ve mentioned before on the blog, professional carpet cleaning should be done at least once a year. It not only keeps your carpet fresh and clean, but it also extends the life of your carpet. But what can you do the other 364 days of the year to keep your carpets in tip-top shape?…
Read more

Home Services: Which to Spend Money on, Which to Add to Your DIY List

Guest post by Teri Silver, Featured Image source. Deciding which home services you can do yourself and when to hire a professional will save you a lot of grief (and some money) in the long run. Make a list of the improvements, maintenance, and upgrades your home needs and whether you can realistically DIY any…
Read more

Why Professional Carpet Cleaning Is a Must for Homeowners

We spend a lot of time keeping our homes clean and presentable - after all, our home is our sanctuary, so we want it to be a healthy place to live. Vacuuming our carpets is a task most of us do regularly, but is it enough to keep our carpets clean? Not by a long…
Read more