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, […]
Condominium Carpet Cleaning
Whether you are a property manager or owner of a Condominium, the areas that may have carpet can get heavy foot traffic throughout the year. Keeping the carpets fresh and clean is an important part of maintaining that high-quality image and especially important for potential buyers or renters. As the daily maintenance tasks stack up, […]
Are Fragrance Deodorizers Causing Harm to your Carpet?
You may have noticed that your carpet can get pretty smelly. To help combat this, people often add deodorizers to their carpets to freshen the air in their homes and remove the offensive odors. This can seem like a quick and easy fix, but these deodorizers often contain chemicals that can damage your carpet in […]
Carpet Cleaning Tips for the Holiday Season
The holiday season is upon us, and that means parties, guests, events, and more; all of which can make a mess of your carpet if you’re not careful. To keep your home looking good this holiday season, consider these tips on how to keep your carpets clean this holiday season. These simple steps will help […]
Quality Carpet Cleaning Products You can Count On
As you explore many carpet cleaning products, you’ll quickly discover that ProChem offers many options for keeping your carpets and upholstery clean and fresh between deep cleans. Using one of these speciality products in conjunction with the carpet cleaning professionals gives you everything you need to properly maintain your carpets and upholstery, saving you time […]
How do I know the right carpet for my busy family lifestyle?
Living areas in the home are a busy place when you have a household with children, pets, and entertaining friends and family members. When you choose to have carpeting in your busy living area, the first concern is durability. Carpet is a significant investment, and you want to be sure it lasts a long time […]
Carpet Fiber Cleaning Challenges – Rayon
Rayon is a manufactured regenerated cellulosic fiber, produced from naturally occurring polymers. Because rayon is manufactured from naturally occurring cellulose sources, it is considered a semi-synthetic fiber. Rayon is also called Faux Silk, Artificial Silk, Viscose Rayon. With this fiber, cleaning technicians will be challenged by fiber loss due to abrasion or bending of the […]
Carpet Fiber Cleaning Challenges – Olefin
Olefin has several distinct characteristics as compared to other synthetic carpet fibers such as nylon. It is far less expensive but it doesn’t last as long as other fibers. Olefin’s greatest challenge is appearance retention because it lacks resiliency and is susceptible to abrasions. It may also have resoiling issues from sticky residues, and it may […]
Carpet Fiber Cleaning Challenges – Triexta
Triexta is undoubtedly one of the most talked about updates to the carpeting world, and it’s easy to see why. Triexta is a synthetic carpet fiber has some similarities to polyester. It’s been hailed as the successor to nylon and synthetic carpet fibers in general, particularly with its reputation for durability and longevity, paired with its affordability and wide […]
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 […]