Upholstery Cleaning Codes (Upholstery Cleaning Plymouth, MA-Cape Cod)

What do those letters on that tag mean? If you lift a seat cushion on a sofa or chair, chances are you will see a tag labeled along the lines of “Recommended Cleaning Instructions”. Somewhere on that tag, you should see the letter S, W, or X. Sometimes, you may see more than one of […] Read more »

How Often Should I Have My Carpets Cleaned? (Carpet Cleaning Cape Cod-Marion-Plymouth)

Clients frequently ask how often they should schedule professional carpet cleaning.  The initial response is one that no one really likes to hear…“Well, it depends.”  OK, on what does it depend?  The most important factor to consider is how much use the carpet receives.  Is the carpet installed in the home of an active family […] Read more »

Tile & Grout Cleaning (Tile and Grout Cleaning Cape Cod-Marion-Plymouth, MA)

Below are a couple of before and after pictures from a recent tile and grout cleaning job at a veterinary clinic.  Before being cleaned by J. Brightwell, anyone looking at the floor would have guessed the grout was black.  As seen in the ‘after’ picture, the true color of the grout is sand. Read more »

Rug Dusting Is Not Something Done in Your Home (Rug cleaning Cape Cod-Marion-Plymouth)

As stated in an earlier post, rug cleaning can be performed in a home but it does have its limitations.  The greatest limitation to in-home rug cleaning is the inability to properly remove accumulated dry soil by ‘dusting’ the rug. Briefly, rug dusting is the process of removing dry soil from a rug using various […] Read more »

When Buying a Rug, There Are Some to Avoid (Rug Cleaning Cape Cod-Marion-Plymouth)

In the not too distant past, while there were, and still are, varying degrees of quality and price, purchasing an area rug meant it would most likely be constructed of wool.  That is no longer true.  Inexpensive rugs made of synthetic materials have changed the market for rug buying.  Although these “new” rugs are seen […] Read more »

Cleaning Upholstery Requires Extra Care (Upholstery Cleaning Cape Cod-Marion-Plymouth)

Upholstery cleaning differs from carpet cleaning in a number of ways and requires a measured approach to achieve good results.  Because most upholstery is much more delicate than carpet, extra care is required along with the use of specific cleaning solutions and the right tools. First, the cleaner should perform a thorough inspection of the […] Read more »

Do You Know How to Maintain Your Carpet Warranty? (Carpet Cleaning Cape Cod-Marion-Plymouth)

New carpet warranties are just like any other warranty.  That means there are many ways to void the warranty by not following exactly the guidelines provided by the manufacturer. A warranty requirement by all major carpet manufacturers is regular professional cleaning.  The frequency of “regular” cleaning can vary from manufacturer to manufacturer but is generally […] Read more »

Look Beyond Price to Select a Carpet Cleaner Carpet Cleaning Cape Cod-Marion-Plymouth, MA

When selecting a carpet cleaning service, one should look beyond the lowest price.  While price is certainly a factor, there are a number of others that go into providing a quality service which results in not only clean carpets at a fair price, but an overall positive service experience. When searching for a carpet cleaning […] Read more »