As design trends continue to change and new fibers are introduced into homes, us textile cleaners have the responsibility of keeping up on those trends and learning how to clean said new products. Unfortunately, there is a current boom in the home decor world and it is a fiber called "Viscose." Let's take a look at why this fiber is throwing cleaners for a loop... and why you should avoid purchasing it! Viscose, which is also known as; art silk, bamboo silk, faux silk, rayon, modal, and other names, is a cellulosic fiber that is cleaning nightmare. It is sold as an environmentally friendly fiber, but numerous lawsuits and a quick examination of the manufacturing process will prove it to be the opposite. The major issues are that the fiber is not meant to be wet cleaned, and it has a very short usable lifespan because of its very poor wear characteristics. So why would textile mills start injecting this fiber into every category of home decor? Price, and how it feels. It is a very inexpensive fiber that can be sold as silk by some shady manufacturers and it even has the almost same feel of a high end silk fiber. How has the cleaning industry responded? At first, most rug cleaners tried cleaning viscose rugs with conventional cleaning methods that work for wool or synthetic rugs. We quickly realized that those methods only created issues when cleaning rugs containing viscose fibers. The fiber does not respond well to cleaning with water, due to the fact it turns brown/yellow as it dries and gets very stiff... Not the result you want! Most cleaners decided to turn away viscose rugs all together, while others kept [...]
Spring has finally sprung! After a long and wet winter, we are finally in the beautiful days of Spring! The salt is off the roads and the sidewalks are clear again. However, your home's carpet is probably ready for a professional deep cleaning to get rid of the winter soils. Although there are many carpet cleaners in Salt Lake City, Park City, and the surrounding areas, it is important to choose the right one! Cleanville is your best choice for getting the stubborn spots, fine sandy soiling, and allergens out of your carpets for many reasons! Reason #1: The best equipment in the industry! That means faster dry times, more reliability, the deepest clean possible, and longer lasting carpet! Reason #2: Highly trained & friendly technicians! Our technicians are the best! They are experts at removing tough spots and handling pet odors. Reason #3: Unrivaled customer service! Check our Google 5 star reviews! We will provide the best customer service experience you have ever had! Reason #4: Full service company! We do it all: upholstery cleaning carpet cleaning stone cleaning tile & grout cleaning flood water restoration oriental & area rug cleaning wood floor deep cleaning and more!
Do you have an oriental rug or area rug in Park City or the surrounding areas that needs cleaning? Look no further! Cleanville Rug Care is the local expert on area & oriental rug washing and have a pickup and delivery service for Park City residents! Even though our office is located in Salt Lake City, UT... we can still take care of your rug cleaning needs. Our technicians are in Park City at least once a week and we will gladly pick up rugs or other delicate textiles from clients in the Park City area. We can handle oversize rugs with our large box-style trucks and we can also fold rugs instead of rolling them to make them ready for transportation. Of course, our clients can also drop off their valuable rugs at our office Monday-Friday between 8 am and 5 pm. Special appointments can be made for clients that need to drop off rugs before or after those hours. The drop off process is quick and easy! We unload the client's rug for them and do an initial inspection with them there. A quick information sheet needs to be filled out by the client and they can be on their way! The types of rugs we can clean include many different fibers, such as: wool, silk, synthetics, vicose, rayon, linen, cotton, jute, sisal, and others. The rug construction types we can can clean include: hand knotted, hand woven, tribal blankets, tapestries, needle points, machine woven, machine tufted, hand tufted, prayer rugs, animal skins, leather, and many others! Our cleaning methods are proven with many years of experience and are recommended by experts across the world! Call or stop by Cleanville today and experience The Cleanville [...]