Category: Home Improvement

Last Updated: May 22, 2022 If you have a lovely hand woven rug you should know how to keep it as beautiful as it was when you got it. You may have already found out that vacuuming it is not the same as vacuuming a wall to wall carpet. So, you’re looking for a vacuum…

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Last Updated On: May 30, 2022 Pet stains, such as dog urine, in wool carpet and rug are a daunting task, and the older they are, the more difficult the job. However, you don’t need expensive chemical cleaners.  You probably have what you need in the house already. Most things that actually work on these…

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Last Updated: May 30, 2022 Dog urine on carpet is difficult to remove and deodorize. You cannot throw carpets into a washer. However, there are ways that work consistently using ordinary household items. White vinegar has many uses, including removing stains from carpet, upholstery, and fabric. Baking soda (bicarbonate of soda) is also useful. With…

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Last Updated On: May 22, 2022 While people very seldom vomit on our rugs, our dogs and cats sometimes do. One thing you should know is the difference in vomit and regurgitation.  Pets will sometimes eat too much dry food too fast, and it comes right back up as soon as they become active again.…

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Last Updated: May 22, 2022 I have advised people never to steam clean wool rug, and generally that is true, as wool is a natural fiber that shrinks. However, all carpets need steam cleaning every year or 18 months. Carpets or rugs cannot be washed in a machine, and steam cleaning is the only way…

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Last Updated On: May 22, 2022 Polyester rugs are much stronger than natural fibers, but they have a negative static charge that attracts and holds dirt, so they get dirty fast.  This man made fiber is less prone to stains, but it can be more difficult to get stains out after they dry, age or…

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Last Updated On: May 25, 2022 One of the worst stains on light is red wine. It is especially bad on delicate silk or wool carpets. However, there are ways to get red wine out of wool carpet that are not difficult or expensive.  It is better to get it done as soon as you…

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Last Updated On: May 22, 2022 I’m all about addressing the most common questions raised by people regarding household issues. I like experimenting with modern day tech and one of my recent experiments was with a Roomba. People have been asking questions like can Roomba go over rugs and carpets or can Roomba go over…

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Last Updated On: May 22, 2022 When a polypropylene rug is laid imperfectly or goes through too much of an activity over it’s surface, we can’t expect it to be completely wrinkle and crease free. It’s very normal for any rug, let alone a polypropylene one to have wrinkles and creases. These issues could be…

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Last Updated: May 23, 2022 It’s a very common query that you would find: Rug warped after getting wet – now what?  Well, rug buckling is one of the most common scene after an improper steam cleaning. Aside from that, higher humidity is also responsible for rug buckling. The thing is, moisture is never good…

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