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We are a carpet and upholstery cleaner’s service only. We want our clients to get what they pay for. We realize that you cannot be good at everything. (IE. Duct cleaning, tile and hardwood or janitorial services) As a result of this it is our goal to be great at what we do. We are an IICRC certified firm. This ensures you the client, that we are in...sured and meet the requirements to maintain most carpet manufacture warranties. We have trained technicians with IICRC. What does that mean for you? We know what should be done to give you the most value for your dollar.  More

Are you tired of those answering machines.

Are you tired of those answering machines.

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The Modern ages

Do you keep up with the times?

It seems like every time you turn around some thing is new and improved. Faster, lighter more efficient, you pick. This past week my favorite son pressured good old dad in to upgrading out carpet cleaning wand.

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Have you every had a mechanical break down?

Have you every had a mechanical break down?

     This has been my month for just that. First it was a new driver for the cleaning unit. I was amazed at how worn the old unit was. It was 12 years old and served us well.

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What is your definition of a professional Carpet Cleaner?

What is your definition of a professional Carpet Cleaner?

            I hear the comment all the time “I need to get this carpet professionally cleaned.” If someone comes in to your home and takes your money to clean your carpet does that really make them professionals?

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Smell That?

Smell That?  

I just came across some great information on smells. Yes we all now we like pleasant smell and dislike those that offend us. The recall of an odor is incredibly accurate.

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Are You an Allergy Suffer?

Allergy Sufferers: should seek second opinions. Have you or someone you know replaced all the carpet in your home because you have allergies?

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Allergy Sufferers

Allergy Sufferers: should seek second opinions. Have you or someone you know replaced all the carpet in your home because you have allergies? This is a common recommendation by medical professionals.

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Locally Owned Business

 

Locally Owned Businesses VS Corporate Chains

One of the important ways I try to involve my values in my financial decisions is by supporting locally-owned small businesses.

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Miscellaneous Vacuum Cleaner Considerations

Miscellaneous Vacuum Cleaner Considerations

Brush height adjustment is important. - The brushes are and important element in effective soil removal. To low and they wear out prematurely and restrict airflow which reduces the cleaners effectiveness.

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Bag or Bagless Vacuum Cleaners

Bag or Bag less Vacuum Cleaner is the question

This is a question that I get all the time. This question must be answered more on a personal level, than on the technical side. Two major considerations for answering this question are health and money.

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Filtration sytem

Filtration

Filtration is one of the most important aspects of vacuum selection. The most powerful vacuum manufactured is useless if it allows particulates to travel through the vacuum bag (filter).

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Dual Motor Vacuum VS Single Motor Vacuum

Dual Motor vs Single Motor

 With a dual motor vacuum cleaner the airflow and brushes are powered by two separate motors. One motor is devoted to loosening the soil and the other motor is devoted to removing the soil.

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Vacuum = Powerful Airflow

Vacuum = Powerful Airflow

 To better understand how to get a “Vacuum Cleaner” that best meets your needs it is important to understand that we can only draw 14.7 lbs of vacuum.

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2012 Year of The Vaccuum Cleaner

 2012 Year of the Vacuum Cleaner

 Not really J But I get “What is the best vacuum to buy?” all the time. Most consumers and maintenance supervisors know very little about the various types of vacuum cleaners. Their purchase decisions are solely based on the skill of the salesperson and expense.

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Thank You all for supporting us this year. God Bless you. From all of us at AAA Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners.

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The Nine Dollar Special

The Nine Dollar Special

“Whole House cleaned for $99.00” - “Carpet cleaning $9.00 per room” Does this sound familiar? Yes I see these adds daily, they are in the power Bill, in the paper, you name it they advertise everywhere.

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Preventive Maintenance Part III

Daily Maintenance 

Daily maintenance includes all daily maintenance that extends the usable life of the carpet. The two most important procedures of daily maintenance are vacuuming and spot cleaning.

 

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Preventative Maintenance Part II

Carpets and HVAC are connected

In addition to walk-off mats another preventative maintenance measure which will prove extremely effective is monthly replacement of HVAC filters.

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Preventive Maintenance Part I

Preventing soiling 

Preventative maintenance may include any steps taken to reduce the amount of soiling prior to exposure to the carpet. Preventative maintenance is among the least expensive methods of maintenance.

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IICRC changes its Name

IICRC Changed its Name to: The Clean Trust

Although the name is new, the focus on cleaning, restoration and inspection, remains the three core areas of expertise. Additionally, the certification and standards on which IICRC was built will remain the same.

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