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How Long before You can Walk on a Newly Cleaned Carpet

Posted on July 1, 2020 at 2:50 PM

Boas Admin states, “How long a carpet dries will usually depend on the cleaning technique used. The two most common methods of carpet cleaning are dry cleaning and steam cleaning.” There are also external factors that can also affect drying times are: Carpet materials, Humidity, and Temperature. When using Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning you can expect your carpet to be dry in 4 to 8 hours so long as the temperature is kept in between 70 and 75 degrees F. Call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning today at 910-273-3661.

Removing Makeup Stains from Carpets

Posted on June 10, 2020 at 1:20 PM

If a bottle of foundation spills on a rug or carpet, treat the spill instantly. Lift the spill away as much as possible with a spoon or dull knife. Do not wipe it because it will only push it further into the carpet fibers. Leverette states, “Next, you can use a commercial carpet cleaning solution or mix one tablespoon of dishwashing detergent in two cups of cool water, stirring well to mix.” Call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning today at 910-273-3661.

Mascara Stains on the Carpet and Upholstery

Posted on June 8, 2020 at 1:15 PM

Treat the stain immediately but lift the mascara wand away carefully to prevent making the stain worse. According to Leverette, “The best stain remover for carpet is a dry cleaning solvent that will dissolve the oily/waxy component. Use a clean white cloth and blot the stain until no more color transfers to the cloth.” If the upholstery is silk or vintage its best to consult a professional cleaning company like Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning. Give us a call at 910-273-3661 and get an appointment scheduled today.

Bacon Grease and Pork Stains on Carpets

Posted on June 5, 2020 at 1:10 PM

Bacon, the second greatest food that has every happened since sliced bread. It can however leave oily stains on your carpets. Treat the stain as quickly as possible and blot it with a white cloth or paper towel. For oily stains from cooked pork Leverette states, “Sprinkle the stain with cornstarch, baking soda, or talcum powder to absorb the oil. Use a soft bristle brush to work the powder into the carpet. Allow the absorbing powder to sit on the stain for at least fifteen minutes and then vacuum to remove the powder.” If the stain still won’t come up call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning today at 910-273-3661

Oil Stains on the Carpet

Posted on June 3, 2020 at 1:05 PM

Whether its automotive oil, car door grease, cooking oil, or butter they can all be difficult to remove. Treat the stain promptly by lifting away oily solids from the carpet. Leverette stains, “Sprinkle the stain with cornstarch, baking soda, or talcum powder to absorb the oil. Use a soft bristle brush to work the powder into the carpet. Allow the absorbing powder to sit on the stain for at least fifteen minutes and then vacuum to remove the powder.” If the stain still won’t come up call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning today at 910-273-3661.

Removing Fried Chicken Stains from Carpets and Rugs

Posted on June 1, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Fried Chicken, literally the greatest food that has every happened since sliced bread but unfortunately it can leave messy stains on your carpets and rugs. Lift away any fried food from the carpet and don’t rub in the grease because it will make the stain bigger. Leverette states “Sprinkle the stain with cornstarch, baking soda, or talcum powder to absorb the oil. Use a soft bristle brush to work the powder into the carpet. Allow the absorbing powder to sit on the stain for at least fifteen minutes and then vacuum to remove the powder.” If the stain still won’t come up call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning today at 910-273-3661.

How to Remove Gas and Diesel Stains from Carpets

Posted on May 29, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Leverette states, “Note that this stain removal method is suitable only for very small stains or spills. Larger spills in car trunks or on indoor carpets will likely have saturated the carpet padding and needs professional attention.” If you don’t feel comfortable doing this then please call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning today at 910-273-3661. Please follow the steps listed below:

1. Blot the stain with paper towels or clean rags

2. Soak up the stain with baking soda

3. Mix a cleaning solution of liquid dishwashing detergent and one cup of warm water.

4. Blot, Rinse, and dry.

5. For further instructions https://www.thespruce.com/remove-gas-diesel-fuel-stains-odor-2147097

 

Smoke Odor

Posted on May 27, 2020 at 1:55 PM

Aside from unsightly charring and soot build-up, smoke can leave an unpleasant odor that seems to cling to the walls. Smoke odors can be quite stubborn. Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning has deodorizer application that can get rid of the smoke odor. It enters the walls, carpets, draperies, furnishings and makes them smell nice. Keep in mind, though, that if the smoke odor has permeated throughout your home and if it has sat there for a while, there is little that can be done to eliminate the smoke odor. Call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning today at 910-273-3661.

Pollen

Posted on May 25, 2020 at 1:50 PM

The types of pollen that most commonly cause allergic reactions are produced by the plain-looking plants (trees, grasses, and weeds) that do not have showy flowers. These plants make small, light, dry pollen grains that are custom-made for wind transport. They can enter through the windows, doors, vents and can get into the carpet fibers. Not only does pollen get into the carpet, it can land on appliances, floors and hardwood surfaces. Call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning today at 910-273-3661. Protect your family and yourself from allergies.

Avoiding Permanent Carpet Stains

Posted on May 22, 2020 at 1:45 PM

ABC states, “Permanent stains on area rugs and wall-to-wall carpets are the result of soiling from spots or spills that have, for various reasons, become permanent. They cannot be completely removed by either do-it-yourself or professional means.” To avoid permanent carpet stains, spot the stain and clean it as soon as possible don’t wait. The worst thing you can do is to wait especially if the stain is oil based or chemical based. Call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning today at 910-273-3661.

 

 


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