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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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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What’s Different about Your Carpet?

Not all carpets look the same -and it’s not surprising that they clean differently as well! When it comes to carpet design it’s not just about looking good -it’s about high performance! Different types of carpeting works better in different areas and depending on the type of fiber and care it’s given a good carpet will last a…

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We’re CRI Approved!

Buddy’s Carpet Care is proud to announce that we were awarded the CRI Seal of Approval by the Carpet and Rug Institute! “Only the best pass the test”  at the Carpet and Rug Institute! Carpet cleaning products, methods and equipment are improving all the time, but not all cleaners clean equally well. CRI tested an assortment of carpet cleaning solutions…

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Finding a True Professional

  Oriental rugs are great investments, and like all investments they not only require but deserve special care. Although you may be shopping for the best cleaners offering the lowest prices -you might keep in mind that not all carpet cleaners are created equal! Many businesses will claim to clean Oriental Rugs, but that does…

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You Get What You Pay For

Cleaning has historically been viewed as a commodity –a menial task that anyone can do. Long before sophisticated textiles and complex indoor environments were created, cleaning may have been a simple, easy task, but that is no longer the case. Complex flooring systems, sensitive fabrics and new age soiling conditions have created a need for advanced…

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