Are the springtime rains bringing mud onto your Carpet?
Tracking mud in the home is a common problem with the spring rains. It can make it very difficult to keep the inevitable mud from transferring from shoes to carpeting. If you are not fortunate enough to have an entry hall or mudroom to catch the outdoor mud and debris before getting into the home, […]
Do your Office Carpets smell inviting to your Clients?
If you’re looking to improve the image of your business, you should take care of small details like your office carpets. Your clients won’t see your beautiful office if they enter the building through your front door and are greeted by an unpleasant smell! If your carpets have odors, it can be hard to get […]
Our Top Cleaning Tips for Commercial Carpet and Tile Flooring
Apart from having a clean appearance, there are other reasons for keeping the floor of your office and commercial space spic and span. A clean and dry floor means fewer injuries, lower health hazards, and a far better environment for your staff and visitors, and customers. Here are our top cleaning tips for two types […]
Area Rugs do More than Decorate a Room
Depending on the type of area rug you love, it could be a bit of an investment, so here are other reasons to choose an area rug. Hardwood floors are trendy. You see them in new home builds as well as condos. Is it the ease of keeping them clean, or less expensive than wall […]
What places harbor the most bacteria in your house? The answers might surprise you.
According to a 2011 study conducted by the National Sanitation Foundation, dish sponges are the single germiest place in your entire home. Sponges are the perfect place for bacteria to live, breed, and party it up. 86% of sponges tested were identified as having mold or yeast. 77% had coliform bacteria, which included the dreaded […]
Carpet Fiber Cleaning Challenges – Nylon
We are will looking at the different carpet fibers, what you need to know about them, and the unique challenges each fiber exhibits. We started with Polyester and today we will discuss Nylon. When cleaning fibers, cleaning technicians must know the type and specifications of the fibers they are working with—and which methods and products will yield […]
Carpet Fiber Cleaning Challenges – Polyester
From day to day and job to job, cleaning challenges change all the time. When cleaning fibers, professional cleaning technicians must know the type and specifications of the fibers they are working with—and which methods and products will yield the best fiber cleaning results. Over the next few weeks, we will look at the different […]
Cleaning Products for Stained Carpets and Rugs
There are myriad ways to obtain stains on your carpet or area rug. Blueberry stains are some of the most noticeable berry stains. The deep colour that blueberries leave behind is hard to miss. Lakeshore Cleaning and Restorations works with some excellent Cleaning Product Companies that can handle pretty much anything that gets in carpets, area rugs, and other […]
Is your Area Rug feeling tired?
We have all been home more these past few months, homeschooling, working from home, and cooking a lot more! More people at home equates to more daily traffic on your area rug. We have become more relaxed, and perhaps you are eating away from the table, and your rugs are feeling it! We treat your area […]
Commonly Asked Questions about Carpet
Why is my new carpet shedding? If you are finding little fluff balls on your carpet or in the vacuum, this is normal with a new carpet. It usually happens when the carpet is new and will disappear in the first year as the carpet settles in. Can I do anything about static? Static happens […]