These Are the Toughest Stains to Remove From Carpets

Toughest Carpet Stains

What’s the definition of a stain? It’s a discoloration that’s clearly distinguished from the surface it’s found on. Stains are caused by the chemical or physical interaction of two dissimilar materials. No one likes unintentional stains. They’re messy and they’re ugly. The worst feeling in the world is when you have a nice, new white,… Read more »

How Professional Stone Cleaning Can Help You Sell Your Home

Saltillo Tile Restoration

Are you in the process of selling your home? One of the ways you can make it more appealing to potential home buyers is by having travertine, saltillo, slate, flagstone, and other natural stone surfaces professionally cleaned. You’ll sell your home in no time when you clean your professional stone properly. Here’s how cleaning the… Read more »

The Importance of Routine Upholstery Cleaning

Professional Upholstery Cleaning

If you’re like most people, you hear the word upholstery and you automatically think of the interior space of your car or truck. “Oh, I’ve got to clean the upholstery,” comes to mind every couple of months, whether you actually do it or not. What is upholstery, anyway? It’s defined as the work of providing… Read more »

The Benefits of Professional Grout Cleaning

Professional Grout Cleaning

Whether you’re installing new flooring in your kitchen or putting up tiles on the walls of your bathroom, you’re likely going to want to finish the look off by using grout. Grout is an incredibly versatile material that you can use on everything from floors to walls to countertops. Nevertheless, when you have grout in… Read more »

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 »