Going Green Where Cleaning is Concerned… Starts with Fibres and Fabric

It goes without saying that GREEN is our future, in a world were resources are ever dwindling, the atmosphere under attack, not to mention the ever escalating allergies. I myself am one of those very keen on going GREEN, I drive a Prius which I absolutely love, as does my Grand Daughter, we have a [...]

Removing Dog Urine Stains from Sea Grass Rugs

The other day my sales rep Vino requested I go out and see some natural Sea Grass rugs. We had cleaned them and whilst they were clean, they had an array of yellow stains on them. The problem was that the owner’s rug rats, a pack of Yorkshire Terries had been piddling on them. I [...]

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Cleaning Carpets

I have recently had the unpleasant but rewarding task of painting the inside of our home. It truly felt like we were moving home on a daily bases, spread over a couple of what felt like months but in fact was only weeks. The positive is it is a wonderful opportunity to deluge ones home. [...]

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Storing a Persian Rug

I was in bed this Sunday enjoying a book (a rare trea)t when the phone went. It was Charlie from Australia. Charlie, her husband and 1 year old son had sadly immigrated about 2 months ago. After a lengthy catch up session and sharing of news she told me they were in their new house, [...]

Removing Red Wine Stains from a Persian Carpet

I know its winter when the red wine stains on carpets, curtains and upholstery start coming in, however this was unique in that the call came in late on Saturday night. It was my panic stricken daughter who was away at the Vaal River with her boyfriend and friends. The call went “Mom! What do [...]

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Restoring Turkish Silk Persian Carpet to its Former Glory

It is that time of year again when we have the pleasure of cleaning the carpets in a family member’s home. This has become an annual ritual. Every year they have the intention of cleaning throughout but like all of us hate having their creature comforts disturbed. This year I suggested cleaning the entrance hall [...]

Removing Rose Petal Stains on a Nowens Wool Carpet

Imagine the shock and horror when a house keeper for a beautiful country lodge arrives back at work after her week end off, only to discover that her wedding party from Saturday night have danced velvet red rose petals into her venues Nowens wool carpet. I received the call and reassured her I would be [...]

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