Replacing Vs. Repairing Your Carpet

Repairing or Replacing Your Carpet

There comes a point in every homeowner’s life when they ask themselves this question: “Should I repair or replace my carpet?” Well, consider how your current carpeting looks right now. Are there burn marks from cigarette ashes? Is the carpet frayed? Do you have discoloration spots? How about harsh stains, especially from things like wine… Read more »

Why You Should Have Your Carpet Annually Cleaned by a Professional

Carpet Cleaning in Phoenix

When’s the last time you had your house or office carpets professionally cleaned? Never? More than a year? Don’t let dirt and other junk build up, ruining the look and feel of your otherwise decent carpet(s). It’s a good idea to have carpets cleaned annually by a professional company like Horizon in Phoenix, Arizona. For… Read more »

How to Keep Your Carpet Clean in the Summer

Cleaning Carpets in the Summer

What are some tips for keeping your carpet clean in the summer? In the Phoenix area, people tend to bring dessert sand in with them on their shoes, sneakers and flip flops. Do you want to track sand and/or dirt onto your carpeting this summer? If not, simply remove your footwear when you enter the… Read more »

Tips for Maintaining Tile Floors

Tile Flooring

There are several types of tile floors, made from ceramic clay products such as quarry tile, porcelain and terracotta. Generally, tiles are set in beds of mortar or mastic with the joints between tiles being grouted. The term “tile” can also be applied to flooring made from stone and/or vinyl. No matter what kind of… Read more »

Signs You Are in Need of a New Carpet

Removing Carpeting

If you’re like most people, you don’t replace your carpeting that often. Generally, carpets are meant to last five to fifteen years, though plenty of people keep them long after that. Eventually, though, there comes a time when it’s “just time” to get new carpeting. What are some signs you need a new carpet? Indicators… Read more »

How to Prevent Mold From Forming on Wet Carpets

Moldy Carpets

Flooding has certainly been in the news lately, what with all the hurricanes doing damage to places like the Florida Keys, Puerto Rico and Houston. Phoenix is known for being an extra-dry place. It’s the kind of place where people have stones instead of grass for their yards. But, what happens if the heavens decide… Read more »

Why Businesses Should Have Their Carpets Professionally Cleaned

Professional Carpet Cleaning

If you run a business, you probably have a million and one things on your mind at any one given moment. So having your carpets professionally cleaned might not be at the top of your list of priorities. Nevertheless, you should really consider having them cleaned regularly for a number of reasons. First and foremost,… Read more »

How Often Should You Clean Your Carpets?

Carpet is an extremely popular floor covering in houses, apartments and businesses. There are many reasons for carpet’s enduring popularity, including aesthetics, durability, and comfort. Carpet does require regular cleaning though in order to avoid stains and odors, and to extend its life. How often should you clean your carpets? The Importance of Routinely Cleaning… Read more »

The Most Common Ways Carpets are Damaged

As homeowners and renters, we simply love our carpets. They are pleasant to walk on, they tie the room together, and they simply look nice. The last thing you want is to see them damaged, but some destruction is simply inevitable. Here are the main reasons carpets get damaged and how you can prevent the… Read more »

How to Protect a New Carpet

What’s one of the first things a person does/has done when they move into a new place? They have new carpeting installed. Carpets add warmth, style, and a comfy feel to our floors, and once you get a new one, you want to keep it looking and feeling new for as long as possible. What… Read more »