How to Get Gum Out of Carpet

Give a little kid a piece of chewing gum and you never know where it’ll end up! In their hair, in a pocket, in the fibers of your carpet . . . If you pick it up right away, no harm is done, but if it’s pressed into the carpet at all, it can become a gooey, sticky, and frustrating mess. That’s where we come in! We’re here to teach your how to get gum out of carpet. There are several different methods to choose from, so feel free to choose whichever method will work best with your type of carpet, the supplies you already have at home, and the severity of the situation.

Ready? Then let’s get to it. Let’s learn how to get gum out of carpet.

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How Does Scotchgard Work?

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How Does Scotchgard Work?

Scotchgard is a magical thing. You spray it on—and just like that, your carpet or upholstery is protected by an invisible shield! It repels and blocks stains, resists soiling, and keeps your carpet and upholstery looking newer for longer. With a rag and some water, you can clean up most spills. No more stains or scrubbing! And most importantly, Scotchgard won’t affect the way your carpet looks or feels—avoiding the sticky residue and tacky gloss you might expect using other spray cleaners and protectants. Pretty unbelievable, right? So how does Scotchgard work? How is this product able to provide great protection while remaining invisible and unnoticeable?

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A Carpet’s Dilemma

Dear Homeowner,

Our love began on the day that you chose me.

You walked through the store, stopped and looked proudly.dirty

You stroked my pile and oohed and aahed!

Colored beige and priced by the yard.

The pain of my fitting, the stretcher and glue!

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Top Reasons to Have Your Carpets Cleaned Year Round

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As the weather warms and people head outdoors, it is important that you don’t lose sight of what needs to be done inside. There are many reasons why carpets should not be neglected. Continue reading

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How to Get Oil Out of Carpet

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If you (or your children!) like to get wild in the kitchen, it’s important to have some basic cleaning skills under your belt—how to clean up the spills and stains that result from a fallen glass of wine, a wandering meatball, a toppled cup of grape juice, and splattered spaghetti sauce, to name a few. This is especially true if you have carpeting in or near your kitchen or dining room, since you can’t wipe clean a carpet or rug. One of the most troublesome kitchen stains you might encounter over the years is one created with cooking oil or grease. Luckily, we’ve got you covered. If you’re struggling with a cooking oil or grease stain, please check out our tips and tricks for how to get oil out of carpet.

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How to Clean a Microfiber Couch

Microfiber couches are incredibly comfy and stain-resistant but unfortunately, they don’t hide dirt very well. Although some darker colors help the dirt blend in (hiding it until you’re ready to clean it), lighter shades tend to show every bit of dirt and grime. This is especially troublesome if you have children, pets, or you’re plain old clumsy. It’s important that you learn how to clean a microfiber couch properly because due to the fabric’s unique properties, you won’t be able to treat it like any other couch. So gather up a vacuum with a brush attachment, rubbing alcohol, a clean white sponge, and a clean white brush, and we’ll teach you how to clean a microfiber couch!couch1 Continue reading

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How to Treat a Paint Stain on Carpet

Maybe you were painting your bedroom and a few dripping drops escaped your notice . . . Maybe your daughter busted out her paint set and decided to color a portion of the rug . . . Maybe your freshly painted chairs weren’t quite dry when you moved them back into the carpeted living room . . . Whatever the situation, if you have a paint stain on carpet, we’re here to help! However, we must note first that the success of the process will depend not only on your cleaning technique but also on the type of paint, its color, and the amount of time it has spent on your carpet thus far. With that in mind, read on and try to find the solution that best fits the paint stain on carpet in your home.paint

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Removing a Couch Wine Stain

couch wineEnjoying red wine can be like playing with fire when you live in a house with light-colored carpeting and furniture. One wrong move and your sofa cushions could turn into a crime scene—splatters of red, horrified faces, and maybe even some broken glass. Probably not what you expected when you sat down to relax with your glass of wine. Shocking as it may look, if you act fast and use the right tools, that couch wine stain will be gone in no time.

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