Sniffles Got You Down?

Don’t let April showers and May flowers leave your nose running!  May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness month -and because so many of us are affected by allergies each year, Buddy wants to discuss the effects of allergies for homeowners with carpets vs. hardwood flooring. According to a study done by Shaw Flooring,  carpet…

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Get Your Free Calendar

It’s been a great year at Buddy’s Carpet Care because of you! in appreciation for being a valued client, we would like to give you a small token of thanks. Please call our office at 417-833-1732 to receive a FREE Oriental Rug Calendar. This year’s Woven Treasures Calendar features 12 different styles of oriental rugs….

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Know the Difference: Hand Woven vs. Machine Made Rugs

Can you tell the difference between hand woven rugs and machine made ones? To an untrained eye it can be very difficult to tell the difference, but knowing how is everything when it comes to the proper care and handling of your rug. The following is a guide to help homeowners distinguish what kind of rug…

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Is My Rug Dirty?

There are 3 ways that Buddy recommends testing your Oriental rugs to see if it’s time for cleaning: 1) Move a piece of furniture covering your rug and compare that section with the rest of the rug. If the colors are not as vibrant, it’s time. 2) Bend back the nap of the rug in…

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4 Reasons Why Upholstery Cleaning Is Important

Upholstery is something that is often overlooked when considering to clean your home. Your carpet may cover more square footage -but we bet you’ll spend more time sitting in your favorite armchair than on the living room floor! Here are three reasons to have your upholstery cleaned regularly. 1. Appearance: the main reason to have…

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3 Carpet Cleaning Myths!

Over the years we’ve encountered many misconceived ideas that people have when it comes to cleaning carpets. Here’s a few common myths that could end up costing you more than you realize!  MYTH 1.  “The Lowest Price Is Your Best Deal” The low price you may see offered by some carpet cleaners is not always…

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Dry Cleaning Vs. Hot Water Extraction

Choosing and understanding the proper cleaning system is important. Some systems may leave residues which accelerate re-soiling and defeats the whole purpose of cleaning! There are 2 main cleaning methods when it comes to carpet: 1. Dry Cleaning  2. Hot Water Extraction  Many people believe that dry cleaning your carpet is like dry cleaning you…

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Do You Trust Your Cleaner?

This month Designing Spaces highlighted IICRC professionally trained carpet cleaners!  How are you going to choose the service you will use? The one that sends the lowest priced coupon?  A neighbor’s recommendation?  The first one listed in your internet search?  How do you find technicians you can trust who will deliver an exceptional job? A truly professional carpet cleaning firm should be someone…

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Are You Reactive or Proactive?

Winter means many different things to everyone: special holidays, family visits, playing in the snow, hot coco and dirty carpets. Wait a minute, what was that last one again? Yes, during the colder season your carpet is more prone to damage as indoor traffic increases. In order to keep your carpeting in the best of…

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Keep the Bah-Hum-BUG from Your Rug!

There’s a reason for the saying “Snug as a bug in a rug”! Did you know that Orientals are vulnerable to insect damage even while they’re NOT in storage!?  Bugs love to burrow into your rugs and feast on the woolen fibers while you’re away!  Any place that’s quiet and undisturbed is a safe haven for these…

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