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Carpet Lingo: Understanding Carpet Components

Whether you’re having new carpet installed or need to repair a water damaged carpet, it’s helpful to know some of the terminology used in the industry.  Of course, reputable water damaged carpet professional will understand the different components of a carpet and how the finished product is assembled and then installed, but it’s useful to know if you ever need to do a little repairing yourself. Here are 11 [...]

2019-11-07T10:00:01+00:00Cleaning Blog|

5 Helpful Tips for Repairing a Wet Carpet

Dealing with carpet spills is not just annoying because of the potential for staining. It can actually lead to a host of serious issues like the growth of mould and allergens. If your carpet is flooding or you are experiencing significant water damage,  don’t fret. Follow through on these five simple tips to resolve the issue. Call a Professional If ever you find your beloved carpet substantially wet, contact a [...]

2019-11-07T09:57:23+00:00Cleaning Blog|

Your End of Lease Cleaning Checklist

Landlords and property managers have many duties and tasks to do, including marketing, resolving tenancy disputes, and regular repairs and maintenance in units and buildings. One major task that tends to be time-consuming yet leverages a strong impression on incoming tenants is the end of lease cleaning that’s required. Not all tenants have the same idea of cleanliness. For each flat or rental unit left in the same condition that [...]

2019-08-27T09:47:41+00:00Cleaning Blog|

Guide to Caring for New Carpets

A newly-carpeted home brings a sense of warmth and comfort, but it’s important that you treat and maintain your carpet regularly to keep it looking great for years to come. Carpets require a fair bit more work than other flooring solutions, but if you’re willing to put in a little bit of maintenance in order to keep your carpet clean you’ll ensure that your carpet looks and feels just as [...]

2019-07-29T10:44:48+00:00Cleaning Blog|

Why is Leather Upholstery Cleaning So Important?

Regular cleaning around the house is important for removing dust and allergens. Deep cleaning of carpets, drapes, and curtains is a surefire way to keep the accumulation of dust and mould at bay, but you shouldn’t neglect regular deep cleaning of your upholstery. Think about how often you use your sofa, ottomans, and sectionals. No matter how tidy you keep your home, mould, mildew, stains, and allergens can accumulate, which [...]

2019-06-25T09:21:22+00:00Cleaning Blog|

How Often Should You Clean Your Tile and Grout?

Caring for tile and grout floors, driveways, and other surfaces means giving them an occasional deep clean to bring them back to life. How often should you clean your tile and grout? The answer really comes down to how much traffic and consequent wear and tear you’re experiencing, but neglecting to give your tile and grout a thorough deep clean can create an unsightly image and result in further damage. [...]

2019-05-22T09:24:58+00:00Cleaning Blog|

How to Dry Your Carpets After Water Damage or Flooding

Water damage to your carpets can be a very serious issue if left for prolonged periods of time. Mould and bacteria thrive deep down in your carpet and can result in respiratory problems, so be sure to properly dry your carpets if they’ve suffered any level of flooding. If you’ve experienced water damage or flooding on your carpet, chances are that you can have the carpet dried and repaired rather [...]

2019-04-16T05:54:53+00:00Cleaning Blog|

How to Get Stains Out of Your Carpets

There’s nothing worse than having stains in your carpets and not knowing how to get rid of them. If this has happened to you, you’ve come to the right place. At Electrovac, we know the importance of having a clean home and a home that is aesthetically pleasing. We’ve compiled a complete list to help you remove stains from your carpets so that in the future, you don’t have to [...]

2019-04-01T09:30:43+00:00Cleaning Blog|

Leather Maintenance: Which Products Can You Use?

Having leather furniture provides you with a look of luxury in your home. It is comfortable, allergen-friendly and with the right care and maintenance routine, very durable compared to other material options. Unlike cotton and other fabrics, however, cleaning leather isn’t always as simple as giving it a ‘quick wipe down’ and certain harsh cleaning chemicals should be avoided in order to preserve your leather belongings. To help you keep [...]

2019-01-29T08:58:19+00:00Cleaning Blog|

Mould 101: Home Removal and Prevention

If you suspect mould in your home or if you’re concerned that some areas of your home may be prone to growing mould in the near future, you’ve come to the right place. At Electrovac, we are serious about minimising mould and the complications mould can cause. Aside from the various health issues you and your family might suffer from when you’re exposed to mould, your home can also be [...]

2018-12-10T09:53:57+00:00Cleaning Blog|

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