How to Care For Your Carpet

When it comes to maintaining your carpet, one of the most critical areas of focus is the traffic areas. If ground in soil is not removed on a regular basis, the traffic areas will begin to wear excessively. The dirt is extremely abrasive against the fibers of the carpet as you walk back and forth … Read More

Which Cleaning Method is the Best?

Unless you’re in the cleaning industry, we know it’s tough to get excited about the need to clean your carpets, rugs and other furnishings. At Chase, we understand how you feel. So we try our best to make the cleaning process as seamless for you as we can. It’s our desire to get in and … Read More

Winter Sandpaper and Spring Cleaning

Winter snow brings with it’s melting a lot of dirt, dirt that is tracked in from through the garage that ran off the car and tires. It takes 4 steps at least to knock that dirt off your shoes before you walk into your home. Always best to have a walk-off mat to 4-8 feet … Read More

Shrinking or Stretching of Textiles is not Uncommon

Do you ever wonder why some upholstery fabric and rugs stretch, shrink or ripple? If it is a natural fiber, the textile isn’t shrinking, it’s actually swelling due to the highly absorbent natural fiber backing yarns (wool, cotton, linen, ray- on, jute, etc.) when wet. Enlarged yarns require more space from the outer perimeter of … Read More

What do Upholstery Cleaning Codes Mean?

Upholstery should be marked with a code that allows the buyer to know what type of cleaning is suggested. This is important to keep in mind when purchasing new pieces for your home, or prior to hiring us to clean your furniture. Don’t be confused by the fabric content you find on the tag. It … Read More

How to Identify Handmade Area Rugs

There are a few basics you should know about rugs. Once you understand how to identify what makes a rug valuable, you’ll have a greater chance at purchasing a better rug. Rug fibers usually consist of wool in most hand knotted rugs. These rugs may also have silk highlights and artificial silk called viscose. Be … Read More

Vacuuming Basics – A Few Simple Rules

Proper vacuuming is the easiest and most effective way to keep your carpet, rugs and furniture clean since as much as 80% of the soil is dry particle. Regular vacuuming can also have the largest impact on the air you breathe by trapping dirt, dust, hair, dander and microbials. Carpets and rugs need to be … Read More

Does My Rug Need Cleaning?

Dirty rugs not only look dull and dirty, but the are loaded with pollutants and grime. These dirt particles act like sandpaper on your rugs, breaking down the fibers when you walk on them. This is why it is important to clean your rugs regularly. The best way to maintain your rugs is to vacuum … Read More

6 Reasons Why You Should Use Fabric Protection

Chase highly recommends MicroSeal for your fabric and area rug protection. MicroSeal is a non toxic, non allergenic fabric protection formula for permanent stain and sun fade protection. MicroSeal is a commercial product used by hotel establishments and on planes and jets to protect fabric from stains and fading from the sun. It is available to … Read More

When to Hire a Professional

Life is messy at times. And it’s surprising how fast a neat and tidy home can get dirty, especially with an active life style, kids and pets. Generally speaking, a dirty environment where dust, dirt, microbes, mold, and potential pathogens thrive does not promote good health. There are, however, several things that can be done … Read More