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Is your home terrorizing your nose

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Standard care cleaning of upholstery fabrics

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Standard care cleaning of upholstery fabrics

Hot Water Extraction has become the most popular method of cleaning upholstery. The process of injecting heated solution into the fabric and immediately vacuuming away the solution and excess soil make it an excellent cleaning method for most fabrics. A variety of cleaning products may be used depending on the fabrics. Standard care fabrics are ones that are colorfast and durable, such as synthetic fabrics, or heavily soiled natural fibers that are both colorfast and...

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MAINTAINING WOOD FLOORS

Posted by in Cleaning Blog, examples, Hard Surface Care Tips, Hardwood Floors

MAINTAINING WOOD FLOORS

In order for you to keep your Hardwood floors looking beautiful you need to follow these important steps.   1.  Always use a canister vacuum to sweep your floors or a soft broom ,  try not to use an upright vacuum cleaner with a beater bar .   2.  Keep your pets toenails trimmed so they don’t scratch your floor .   3.  Always use walk off mats at entrances and in front off your sink .   4.  Make sure you use a good wood floor cleaner and not water on your floor .   Eventually your floors will need to be deep cleaned and refurbished...

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Keeping a Professional Cleaner On-Call

Posted by in Carpet Cleaning Tips, Cleaning Blog

There are many wonderful cleaning products on the market today. We recommend the Home Pro by Design products for use in between your regular seasonal professional carpet cleaning. However, there are times that an emergency or accident will occur that requires a professional cleaning. Gatesway Cleaning & Restoration is available on-call all hours of the day for when disaster strikes through water and fire damage. Other times that may warrant a un-scheduled professional carpet cleaning could be before a baby is born, the new puppy is finally trained, or the kids science project exploded all over the expensive oriental rug. Do you have a time when a professional cleaner has rescued...

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Removing Skunk Odors from your Pets

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Removing Skunk Odors from your Pets

Humans rarely get sprayed by skunk but this time of the year is when they start to become more active so watch your pets so they do not encounter this small animal  , but if they do here is a good mixture to use.  So if Fido gets sprayed leave him outside for a while and in 24 hours the smell should subside dramatically.  It takes a lot longer than that fork the smell to disappear completely ,  so you’ll have to wash the stink out.  But before you go and buy a lot of expensive shampoos , try this recipe. “Mix a quart of hydrogen peroxide with 1/4 cup of baking soda and a teaspoon of liquid dish soap Bathe the dog in it and rinse it out”  Wear gloves to avoid smelling like a skunk...

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Tile and Grout

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Tile and Grout

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