Today we will cover the scary topic of cleaning wool and why it really is not that scary (if you call Cleanville). You have probably heard the nightmare stories of people ruining their very expensive wool carpets or rugs by cleaning them with DIY methods. While there are a lot of articles and videos online that try to make you believe that wool is un-cleanable and can shrink if you clean it, etc... We at Cleanville are CERTIFIED Wool Safe experts! https://www.woolsafeacademy.org/ Why is being Wool Safe certified important when choosing a professional cleaning company to take care of your wool textiles? We are highly educated in all matters of wool fiber cleaning We pursue continued education and staying aware of industry trends The ability to network with other top cleaners in the industry to solve unique issues when they arise We have over 20 years experience with cleaning wool carpet and area rugs We use products that are Wool Safe certified by an independent testing agency So whether it is wall to wall carpet, or area rugs, Cleanville has you covered! Our staff is prepared to handle your high end wool fibers and help make them last as long as possible. We also offer stain guard protection that is Wool Safe certified! It is specially formulated for the unique characteristics of wool and will protect against stains from acid dyes (drinks, urine, vomit, etc) and dry soiling. Call us today to ask any questions you might have and to schedule an appointment!
To our valued Cleanville clients: I hope this finds you safe and healthy. As our company responds to COVID-19, the health and safety of our employees and customers remains our top priority. The work we do is critical to many of our clients and companies and we’re committed to being there for you in any way that we can. Our steam cleaning and sanitation services are needed now more than ever. During this time, we are currently open our regular hours of operation. Mon – Fri, 8 am – 4:30 pm. Please call ahead when dropping off rugs at our office. We are working diligently to ensure you that there will not be any disruption in our services. As the news regarding COVID-19 continues to evolve on a daily basis, we are closely following guidance from the WHO, CDC, and local authorities to ensure we have the right plans and resources in place to remain your partners in business and success. As a precaution, please inform us immediately if anyone in your home or organization is feeling ill and we will postpone any scheduled jobs until conditions are improved. Please do not hesitate to reach out. We are happy to help in any way that we possibly can. Best Regards, Cleanville Carpet, Rug, & Stone Care
You have probably heard the terms Scotch Guard, Stain Guard, Protector, or MicroSeal before... but what exactly do these products do? First of all; not all carpets and rugs are created equal! There are several different fiber types that rugs and carpets are constructed with, and they all behave differently when it comes to stain resistance and cleaning. To put it simply, most synthetic carpet (especially nylon) comes with a form of stain guard from the mill it is produced in. That protector is applied to the fibers and baked on. However, after 2-4 years of traffic wear and cleaning, etc, the stain guard coating wears off and does not offer the same protection as when it was new. Wool and other natural fibers, on the other hand, generally do not come with any sort of added protection! That means you have a textile, whether it is carpet, upholstery, or a rug that has no protection against spills, spots, food, or pets! This is where Cleanville comes in to protect your investments! We offer fiber stain guard application on just about any type of textile you have - wall to wall carpet, oriental & area rugs, upholstery, and more. We have several different stain guard products available to use, depending on the fiber it is going on. One MAJOR benefit of the product we use is that it contains what is called acid-dye blockers. Why do you need acid-dye blockers? Well, almost every substance that is going to permanently stain your textiles is acidic! Drinks, pet urine, vomit, and many other harmful substances are acids that easily and permanently dye your vulnerable fibers. The acid-dye blockers in the protector we use fill empty dye sites [...]
We all love the look of a beautiful stone floor! It has a natural beauty that can really be seen and appreciated when it is cleaned and maintained. When it comes time to care for your stone floors, you just need to make one call to Cleanville! We are experts in stone cleaning, restoration, sealing, and polishing. Our experts can recommend the correct maintenance program for your needs and we will work together to keep your beautiful investment in top shape! We care for the following types of stone surfaces: Granite Marble Limestone Travertine Slate Flagstones Quartz and MORE! We recommend getting your floors professionally deep cleaned at least once per year for most situations. Our deep cleaning process is able to remove the dirt and soils that are ground in to the surface of the stone and grout lines by using a very effective cleaning solution, agitation, and steam cleaning rinse. You are left with a beautiful surface that is ready to be re-sealed by our technician. We also offer scratch removal and polishing services for limestone based stones, like marble and travertine. Call for custom pricing! Thanks for stopping by :) -Cleanville
Your rugs are some of your most prized possessions! In order to keep them looking and feeling the best they can be, here are a few rug care tips from the Utah rug cleaning experts at Cleanville! We will cover: Dry soil removal Spot removal Wearing evenly Preventing moth and beetle damage Avoiding UV fading Rugs and pets How to remove dry soils and everyday contaminants: The most important part of rug care (and carpet care) is dry soil removal on a consistent basis. This can be done many ways! The most popular method is vacuuming, which helps remove sand, soil, pet hair, and air pollutants. We recommend a vacuum that has a gentle brush and is adjusted to the proper height. Aggressive brushes will prematurely wear your rug fiber and cause damage. For shaggy rugs, use a vacuum that you can turn the beater bar off, or a suction only canister type vacuum. Vacuum as often as needed according to your foot traffic and environment. Smaller rugs should be shaken out monthly if possible. Removing spots: Spots can be an eyesore on an otherwise perfect rug! Depending on what the source is, here are a few simple techniques you can try for removing a spot. First, remove excess of whatever caused the spot. This can be done with a spatula, or a vacuum if it is dry. If it is a liquid, it is best to start removing it as soon as it happens! Use a towel or spot extraction machine if you have one. Absorb everything you can with the clean towel and then assess the spot. If there is color left behind from the contaminant, you can try wetting another clean towel [...]
Now that summer is over and the holidays are here... it is time to get those area rugs cleaned! The process of getting your valuable rugs cleaned can be scary at first, but have no fear! According to our 60+ 5 star Google reviews, Cleanville is the preferred choice for oriental and area rug cleaning in Salt Lake City and the surrounding areas. We are focused on making the process as easy and quick as possible for getting our clients' rugs cleaned and back to them! So, how exactly does the process go? Just make a call to us at 801-488-0088 or bring your rugs in to our facility at 411 W. Ironwood Drive in Salt Lake! We can also pick up large rugs if needed (for a small fee). Once we see and inspect your rugs, we will give you an estimate on cleaning costs and get started on them right away. What kind of rugs can we clean? Just about any and all of them! Wool rugs, synthetic rugs, silk rugs, rayon rugs, viscose rugs, animal fur rugs, carpet rugs, old rugs, new rugs, and everything in between! For most rugs, the cleaning turnaround is about 4-7 business days. When your rug is cleaned to our satisfaction, you will receive a phone call from our office and you can let us know if you want to pick up your rugs or need them delivered. Payment is due at the time of pickup. We accept all major credit cards, checks, and cash. Please give us a call or email with any other questions! We hope you will find your experience at Cleanville to be not as scary as you imagined!
Leather furniture can be a great addition to any room... until it becomes neglected, dried up, and in need of some TLC! As you may already may know, Cleanville Carpet, Rug, & Stone Care is Salt Lake City and the surrounding area's highest rated upholstery cleaning service provider. We professionally clean all types of fabric and this includes leather as well. Leather upholstery needs to be maintained, just like carpet, tile & grout, and other household surfaces. Our friendly trained technicians will identify what type of leather you have, give you options for cleaning, conditioning, and protecting - then get to work! The most common type of leather is called a "protected" leather. This is the shiny type that is designed to be very durable when maintained properly. Our leather cleaning kits are stocked with a mild leather cleaning solution that works really well on this type of leather. (Please note that some stains on leather are nearly impossible to completely remove, but we will do our very best to improve or remove them.) After the leather is cleaned, we can follow that with a leather conditioner that revitalizes and softens the leather, and finish with a leather protectant. There is also a type of leather called NuBuck or suede. Although this kind of leather should generally not be wet-cleaned, we have special cleaning cloths that are designed to clean the rough finish of NuBuck by absorbing and agitating the fiber. The cloths are able to remove light soiling and food spills quite well, and the look and feel of the leather is much improved! Last, but not least... Cleanville can clean and protect your automobile leather interiors too! Our fine leather care products and [...]
Tile is a great flooring option for areas in your home that see a lot of wear and tear, owing to it’s durability and water resistant nature. However, the grout between your tiles will start to look grimy fast if you don’t care for and clean it regularly. This is easy to do at home. Here are a few tips on how to keep your grout looking as good as your tile year round. 1. Use Warm Water for Regular Cleaning For everyday dirt and grime, all you’ll need is warm water and a stiff bristled brush. Slowly work out the grime from your grout by spraying warm water and moving the bristled brush in circles. Let the grout dry, and repeat any time your flooring looks like it needs a refresh. 2. For Tougher Stains, Bring in the Vinegar and Baking Soda If water just isn’t cutting it, add vinegar and baking soda to the mix. Start with a paste made from water and baking soda. Spread your paste on the grout and then spray it with vinegar. The whole thing should start to foam- leave this foam for a few minutes to let it work its magic. Once it has stopped foaming, rinse the whole thing with water and say goodbye to your tougher stains and grime! 3. Bring Out the Big Guns for Severe Stains For the dirtiest grout, turn to oxygen bleaches that you can find in the cleaning aisle at your local grocery store. Follow the directions carefully when using this powerful cleaning agent and make sure the room you’re working in is properly ventilated. Leave the solution on the grout for 15 minutes to let it do [...]
Everybody wants to be happy, but one has to know that being happy is the fruit of our actions and self-love and that some activities are the cause of happiness while others come to those who are happy. Bearing that in mind, we’re going to go over just how happy people act, and if you’re overall a happy person you may identify with these actions. If you aren’t, well I’m sure you’ll start noticing some patterns on those who are, having these items in mind. Bonus: If you aren’t happy, then doing these actions may get you there sooner than expected! Happy People Don’t Hold Grudges! Those who are happy are always ready to forgive and let things go… this makes it so that they hold less negative feelings inside – and we all know these negative feelings can cause a lot of depression or unhappiness if left unattended; read more about depression treatment at DepressRX. Don’t let people who cross you get control over what you feel and just be superior, accepting that everybody makes mistakes. If that person crossed you on purpose, simply decide whether they are worth another chance or if they are best left avoided – just don’t keep them around while holding a grudge. Happy Guys are Positive and Kind: People who are kind and gentle are proven, scientifically, to be happier than others, and being selfless is a behavior that gets your body to produce a hormone known as serotonin. This hormone is responsible for making you happy, relaxed and positive. As a bonus, people will like you a lot more, and you’re bound to bond with people positively. Happy Guys don’t write posts like this: “I will tell [...]
Welcome back to our two part series on cleaning and maintaining your rugs. If you have not read our first article in this series, Cleanville's 10 Steps to a Clean Rug: Part 1, make sure you check out that page first. Here are the last 5 steps involved in our 10 step rug washing process. 6: Drying - Speed drying your rug helps minimize the risk of colors bleeding and gets the rugs ready to be picked up faster! We use a combination of heat and high speed air flow to get the moisture back out of your rugs. 7: Fringe Cleaning - Rugs often have fringes that are made of cotton and require additional attention when cleaning. We use specialized fringe cleaning products and techniques to get your rug's fringes back to a beautiful white again. 8: Grooming - Rugs have a natural pile direction to them. We groom rugs when they are finished being cleaned to make sure the fibers are going the right direction and to help open the fibers for faster drying. 9: Fabric Protection - This is an optional, but HIGHLY recommended step in rug cleaning. Adding a protective application to the fibers helps makes the rugs more resistant to stains and soiling. It's a inexpensive way to get more life out of your investment! 10: Post Inspection and Delivery - This is where we go over the rugs with a fine tooth comb and make sure they are Cleanville clean! Your rugs do not leave our shop until we are completely satisfied with the results. Articles with this disclaimer may not represent the beliefs or core values of Cleanville. The above is simply a summary taken from the industry's general community [...]