You Spilled What!???????

Guilty!!  (but it will be alright) DID YOU KNOW that the horror of spilling something like grape juice, Kool-Aid and other fruit drinks doesn’t have to be that… horrific? So you have kids, grandkids, or neighbour kids come over, and they want something to drink. They surely don’t want water.  That’s pretty boring stuff. They want… Read More…

Protect Your Rug with a Pad

Your Beautiful Rugs Really Deserve Some Protection. DID YOU KNOW that valuable area rug in your home are virtually crying out for some comfort from our walking on them? When people start installing more hardwood flooring in their homes, the first thing many of them do is cover some of the floor with an area… Read More…

Need Your Furnace Cleaned and Inspected?

       Bowler Heating and Air Conditioning For meticulous installation, service and maintenance of your hvac equipment. Along with clean carpets and rugs, a clean burning furnace is mandatory for good indoor air quality. My name is Jonathan Bowler. Having been in the trade for 9 years now, I’ve had a lot of experience… Read More…

Odour Detection…A complicated processes.

Neural Patterns Show Odor Detection Is Like Picking Up Voices At A Noisy Cocktail Party A team of scientists led by Professor Venkatesh Murthy at Harvard Medical School’s Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, found that odor molecules activate specific patterns of neurons, and that the ability of a mouse to distinguish between a learned,… Read More…

Moths…The Rug Nemesis!

When it comes to area rugs, whether persian, oriental or machine made, if it’s wool, it’s a feeding target for moths. I had previously wrote a blog about moths and carpets, of which I won’t go into such detail, but am writing about this topic again for a time specific reason. Right now it’s winter…. Read More…

Before and After Rug Cleaning and Colour Restoration.

One of the biggest challenges that carpet cleaners and rug cleaners have is removing dye stains from rugs. After a rug is constructed, it usually is washed in a river to rinse the oils and excess dyes out. However, in many parts of the world, Afghanistan for example, the water is in such short supply… Read More…

Vacuuming…Best Step in Carpet Maintenance

The best and foremost step in maintaining your rugs or carpets is just a doing a good vacuuming on them. The beauty of rugs and carpet is that it can hold dry particulates and keep them away from our breathing zones, but the not so beautiful part about them is that they can hold dry… Read More…

Fido vs Pepe Le Pew!

Why would a rug washer be talking about skunks? Because victimized Fido panics and runs around the house. One of the worst odours to hit our noses has to be fresh skunk. And trying to get the smell out can be challenging. The odor is caused by a combination of chemical compounds which these animals… Read More…

Oh, Those Fringes!!!

Ottawa Area Rug Cleaning. If you haven’t noticed already, we love rugs. The time, skill and art that it takes to build them is nothing short of amazing. On some rugs, the manufacturer actually sews on the fringe but hand knotted fringes are actually part of the foundation of the rug. They really give the… Read More…

Rugs and Moths – What to Do!

You have had your rug on your floor for more than a few years. You love how it makes your room feel, warm, inviting and cozy. The sofa has been over the one end of the rug and a closed bottom end table beside it. Well, it’s been a while since you turned the rug… Read More…