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Carpet and upholstery FAQ Crawley and Reigate

How often should I have my carpets cleaned?

To get the longest possible wear out of your carpets they should be cleaned regularly. We would recommend cleaning every 12 months or more regularly if the carpet is very soiled through heavy usage particularly in high traffic areas of your home or office.

Will hot water extraction damage my carpet?

No. Hot water extraction is the method recommended by most leading carpet manufacturers. It is considered to be the best method of removing soiling and other contaminants from the carpet. However, there are a very small number of carpets that do require cleaning with a very low moisture system. Should this be the case we would be happy to advise as to the best cleaning solution to use. 

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Does anti-stain protection make a difference?

Yes. The stain protection coats every fibre with an invisible protective layer which does not affect the appearance, colour or feel of the fabric.This protection helps to prevent the fabric from absorbing stains and will cause spilled liquid to pool on the fabric allowing time to blot the stain. Fabrics that have been treated with anti-stain protection may also be easier to clean and allow a higher success rate when professionally removing stains.

Will cleaning affect the anti stain protection applied to my carpets or upholstery?

No. It is not necessary to reapply the stain-resist treatment after every cleaning service as the solutions we use do not reduce its effectiveness.

Any anti-stain treatment will reduce over time and we would recommend having it re-applied every 2nd or 3rd clean depending on the amount of usage the carpet or upholstery gets.

Will all stains and marks be removed when I have my carpet or upholstery cleaned?

Anything that has adhered to the carpet such as food, mud, grease etc will be removed during the cleaning process. Success at removing stains will depend on a number of circumstances. We carry a large range of stain removal solutions and in most cases can greatly improve on the current situation. For more information, please look at the spot and stain removal page in our services section.

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How soon can I walk on my carpet after cleaning?

There are a lot of factors that affect how quickly your carpet will dry; atmospheric conditions, ventilation, carpet construction and level of soiling to name a few. Using the correct equipment and methods ensures that your carpet does not become overwet. Along with the use of air movers to dry a section at a time, your carpet will normally be dry within a couple of hours, often it is dry before we leave. Even if the carpet is still damp to the touch when we leave, it can be walked on if required, subject to the following suggestions:

  • Any foil protectors or foam blocks that have been used should not be removed until you are sure that the carpet is completely dry. This prevents wood staining or rust from furnitue legs or metal feet.
  • Walking on the carpet with outdoor shoes may cause dirt to transfer onto the carpet and coloured socks etc may cause dyes to transfer to the carpet causing permanent dye setting.
  • Use caution when moving from a damp carpet onto a hard surface such as tiles or linoleum as moisture on your slippers may cause them to be slippery.

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Do you move furniture?

I move the majority of furniture such as tables, chairs, sofas etc. Larger items such as beds, wardrobes, etc can be moved by request. I do not move china displays, entertainment systems, pianos or other valuable items.



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