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