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Protect Your Drapes

An overlooked aspect to your home may be the drapes. They aren’t always noticed as much more than the fabric sheets that hang over the windows to block the sun from getting inside or to provide privacy. What you may not know, though, is that it is important to schedule regular cleanings of your drapes.

Sunlight Damage

Over time, your drapes will fade and collect dust because of sunlight that they are exposed to. You could hang lighter colored drapes to delay the fading process, but ultimately the sun will get the last laugh. Lining your curtains can help, too. The lining will protect the fabric from having a direct contact with the sun.

Kitchen Drapes

Have drapes hanging in your kitchen? If so, you must note that these drapes may collect grease and that spatters from pans and food particles as well. It is extremely important to the health of the environment that these are regularly cleaned. Insects will take full advantage of a hanging fabric that acts as a net for their survival needs!

Cleaning Your Drapes

Scheduling a drape cleaning service on a regular basis could really go a long way for the health of your home. As these fabrics are hanging, there is a much higher chance that the germs that they collect will impact your atmosphere. There are many different techniques in play because each fabric is different. Make sure you have the right professional team to make your home a healthy environment!

The Best Methods to Clean a Hard Floor

There are many different processes in cleaning hard surface floors. It goes beyond simply sweeping up to remove dirt from the surface. However, each floor is different. You need to understand the surface before the floor cleaning is executed properly.

Here are a few of our favorite methods:

Honing/Restoration Method:

This process is primarily used to remove minor scratches and worn areas from the floor’s surface. Using diamond coated pads, this works effectively on natural stone surfaces. It is an important aspect to floor cleaning from an aesthetic standpoint, as it rids the floor of ugly scrapes and refines tarnished spots.


This is more so a preventative measure to help preserve your stone floor’s surface. This will keep the floor in great shape and prepare it for a long lifespan. It will also enhance the natural beauty of the stone.


This floor cleaning process will leave your wood and/or laminate surface in pristine condition. Sanding to bare wood, staining (if requested) and sealing to preserve the surface – this will make your floor happy!



This method is for ceramic or porcelain tiles. Through this process, the look of the grout and the tile itself can be changed. The results tend to give the outstanding appearance of an entirely new floor.

5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Dirty Carpet

Every dirty carpet has a back story; the leftover lasagna spilled off the dinner tray, the dog dragged in its muddy remains after a rainy play day and dirt-laden footsteps trekked through the house several times since your last carpet cleaning.

Sure, you might know how your mess arrived, but do you know the after effects of a dirty carpet? Here are five facts that you likely had no idea were true:

  • The virus that causes the stomach flu (Norovirus) can survive for over a month on an unsanitary carpet.
  • Each year, several pounds of soil can accumulate within carpet fibers as well as underneath the carpet.
  • A human body will shed about 1.5 million skin flakes per hour, the majority of which will become embedded in your carpet.
  • Have a fireplace? A carpet near a fireplace, when warmed, makes home for a creature called a “firebrat”. It is an insect-like creature that has a flexible body and can eat almost anything.
  • All carpets should be professionally cleaned at a minimum of every 12 to 18 months.


A DBA of Pico Carpet Cleaning Inc.