The Dangers of Dirty Carpets

As the biggest surface in our homes that get walked on, spilled on, and collect all sorts of deposits, carpets have the potential to become an ecosystem for microorganisms and germs to thrive. Floors and carpets that are not cleaned professionally can contribute to an unhealthy indoor air quality which can be present problems for those with asthma and other respiratory conditions. Since many carpets are darker in colour, they may appear clean when the truth is they are anything but. Undetected pet urine, sweat, spilled liquids and dirt tracked in from outside over time all dull the appearance of carpets, and many people are amazed at the difference in their appearance and brightness after a professional cleaning.
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There’s Nothing Ravishing about A Repulsive Rug

Affordable and Professional Rug Cleaning in Brisbane The bottoms of our shoes carry a whole ecosystem of germs. From public transport, to public toilets, puddles and footpaths, the dirt and germs from outside are quickly carried inside, and if you have rugs or carpets this then becomes their permanent home. Unlike carpets though, the dense construction of many rugs means they successfully trap dirt, dust and other microorganisms for longer. And sadly, because they are more challenging to effectively vacuum than carpets they don’t get the cleaning they deserve.
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Long Live Leather: 5 Couch Care Tips for Leather Sofas

Genuine leather couches are one of the premium choices for couches. Not only does real leather ‘wear in’ instead of fabric which wears out, leather couches are also much cooler to sit on and after the stinking hot days we experience in Brisbane, this can only be a good thing. Leather also does not absorb sweat and moisture like other furniture and quality leather couches will outlast most other couches on the market Compared to other furniture they have some unique maintenance requirements, and hear at Bennetts, our upholstery cleaning technicians understand how to clean leather correctly and how to remove stains in a way that does not cause further damage to the material. We share our tops tips for maintaining your leather furniture below.
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Say No to Tatty Tiles and Grotty Grout

Floors make a big impression. Dirty floors make a big, BAD impression. If your floors are worn, tired, faded and dull you don’t have to let them be a source of embarrassment. We all judge our surroundings, and as the biggest single surface in your home the state of your floors DOES NOT go unnoticed by guests and visitors. If you’re planning to retile your home or bathroom in 2014,  we share some reminders about choosing a grout type and colour to ensure the best results and appearance possible.
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Tile Cleaning: Transforming tired, tatty and tarnished tiles

Are your tiles showing their true age? You might not realise how discoloured they have really become, since gradually the surfaces will trap dirt and surfaces become dull and faded losing their original glossy sheen. The grout between tiles can also grow mould and trap unsightly stains making your flooring – and your home – look beyond its years. As flooring specialists we understand the massive impressions that the surfaces in your home can make, with no other surface making the biggest impression than your flooring. We explain how the process of professional tile cleaning service works in this post.
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Isn’t it time you steam cleaned your soiled, seedy Sofas?

It’s time to say goodbye to seedy, smelly, sordid, skanky and soiled sofas. If you’re one of many people who regularly eat your dinner in front of the TV there’s a good chance there’s a whole ecosystem of germs lying beneath the cushioning, or perhaps even absorbed into the upholstery itself. Even if you are one of the few that vacuum your couches, over time all couches will become soiled despite your best intentions. They need a professional clean and nothing less will do. Sure you can try spraying fabric freshener to mask over that musty, stale smell or you can take the proven solution – a professional upholstery cleaning from Bennetts. We clean all types of upholstered furniture including leather couches, and we can steam clean your sofa to remove stains and brighten your life!
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What do your floors say about your business?

There’s no doubt about it – your flooring can make a huge impression for those visiting your home or business. This doesn’t mean you need to install new flooring, however maintaining existing flooring is extremely important so it makes the right impression when people visit. Commercial flooring typically requires more maintenance than home flooring, and in today’s article we explain how the team here at Bennetts Carpet Cleaning can help you send the right message when it comes to the flooring in your business.
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