Rug Washing

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…

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…

You Can Clean Your Leather!

One of the services that Peacock Rug Care does not usually perform is  upholstery leather cleaning. If you are looking for Ottawa Carpet Cleaning, or Ottawa Rug Cleaning, we are the company for you . We just don’t clean leather. There are so many types of leathers and manufacturer’s specifc warranties with specific cleaners, we… Read More…

Removing Stains from Carpet

Ottawa Carpet Cleaning. DO NOT MIX CLEANING AGENTS. PET STAINS (URINE AND FECES): You want to start by removing any solid matter. Use a neutral  carpet cleaning solution to get rid of the stains. Pet stores  also sell cleaning solutions specifically for cleaning up pet urine. It’s very important that you clean up as much… Read More…

Allergies and Carpet Cleaning in Ottawa!

Believe it or not, you can keep your carpet and rugs.  Studies have shown that carpet is better at trapping allergens than hardwood flooring or tiles. How can this be? Particles and allergens fall to the floor and onto the carpet. The fibers of the carpet trap allergens and particles, reducing their circulation in the air.  If… Read More…

How large should my rug be?

People often end up purchasing a rug too large for their room.  Large rugs are beautiful, warm and adds a definite charm to the room, but the floor also should act like a picture frame. It should draw your eye to the rug. In fact, having several rugs in one room can help to create… Read More…