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Welcome to the GreenChoiceCarpet blog. This is a helpful resource for carpet, upholstery and general cleaning tips and tricks. We post recommendations and ideas for getting the most value out of your carpets and upholstery, so check back often for our latest posts.
Jul 15, 2020
Restoring the look and feel of your home’s carpets doesn’t have to cost a fortune. If you’re familiar with the average prices and fees, you’ll be able to find the best, most affordable cleaners for your carpets, rugs, and upholstery. This guide will address the factors that can influence carpet cleaning costs. Read on to learn how much […]
Jul 08, 2020
You pay a lot to live in NYC. In fact, buying a New York City home will cost you anywhere from $673 to $1,376 per square foot. With these high prices, it only makes sense to keep your living space in tip-top shape. The question is, will DIY carpet cleaner methods cut it, or should a […]
Jul 01, 2020
There are over 32,448 carpet cleaning companies in America. Before requesting carpet cleaning services from just any company, take the time to research your options. Exploring different companies in the area will help you find the one that best fits your needs and budget. Here are five questions you can ask when searching for a carpet cleaning company. […]
Jun 24, 2020
Modern carpeting tends to have a lifespan of about 5 to 15 years, depending on how frequently it is walked on and how well you maintain it. If you’re not ready to replace your carpeting but some areas are looking a bit tired, there’s a fairly simple solution. Rearrange the room to uncover the areas […]
Jun 19, 2020
The average cost of installing carpet throughout your home is around $1,597. You probably spent a lot of time as well deciding which color and material to go with. Protect your carpet and your investment by taking good care of your carpet. Avoid these 10 common mistakes when cleaning your carpet and keep your carpet […]
Jun 12, 2020
Owning a cat or dog is an amazing experience. Studies have proven that pets can decrease feelings of loneliness, lower stress, and increase our fitness. And, unless your pet is a fish pet messes are an inevitable part of owning a pet. Cleaning the carpet will be a chore you’ll have to do when you own […]
Jun 05, 2020
You’ve been sneezing and coughing up a storm as of late. It could be the pollen outside getting to you or it may be coming from a source in your own home. We’re talking about your mattress. Mattresses can become a breeding ground for dust mites and other allergens if they aren’t cleaned on a […]
May 29, 2020
Did you know that the average indoor carpet has about 200,000 bacteria per square inch? That means your carpet is likely 4,000 times dirtier than the average toilet seat. Gross! It’s most likely time that you hired a carpet cleaning service. Not all carpet cleaning services are created equal, though. Let’s take a look at […]
May 21, 2020
You always sleep with sheets on your bed, so that keeps your mattress clean, right? Not always. This is why learning how to sanitize a mattress is important. No matter how clean your sheets are, your mattress will still get dirty over time. We’ve put together this guide to show you the best way to clean […]
May 15, 2020
Your morning is going great until you spill your coffee all over your nice leather couch. You’re going to need to act fast if you don’t want a stain to set in. Part of buying leather furniture is learning how to clean leather furniture. There are a few extra care steps involved compared to other […]
May 14, 2020
Giving your carpet a good cleaning can completely transform the look of a room. But, when you clean your carpets, you need to make sure you know what you’re going. Otherwise, you could end up doing more damage than good. How often should you shampoo your carpet and what should you use to clean it? […]
May 07, 2020
When it comes to collecting germs, your home’s carpet is 4,000 times dirtier than the average toilet seat. It isn’t just holding run-of-the-mill dirt and grime, either. Common hazards lurking in residential carpets include truly scary bacteria like MRSA, Campylobacter, and Norovirus. Fortunately, proper disinfecting can not only keep your carpets looking new but rid them of those […]
May 01, 2020
Soft and clean carpets will bring life to any room. In fact, they feel so inviting that they often seem to invite trouble in the form of annoying stains. Stains can come from many sources, from coffee to pet urine. In some cases, the easiest solution will be to replace the carpet. Still, your first step should […]
Apr 21, 2020
Carpets are one of the things people notice when they first enter a home or office. A dirty and stained carpet could present an unfavorable image of you to visitors. This is why it is important to periodically invest in professional carpet cleaning services. Professional cleaners should ideally have the knowledge, equipment, and chemicals to […]
Apr 21, 2020
Did you know a carpet can hold more bacteria than your toilet seat? Carpets add comfort to our homes, we walk on them every day, kids play on them, yet they can be one of the filthiest items in the home. Don’t freak out; area rug cleaning is not something that needs to be done […]
Apr 21, 2020
No matter how careful you are, your couches get dirty. Stains from pets, drinks, and spilled food can ruin the look of your couch. If you’ve invested in a set of furniture for your home you want to keep it looking and smelling great as long as you can. To do that you need to […]
Apr 16, 2020
Can I save this rug? It’s a question asked whenever someone notices a stain, tear, or a hole made by a diligent dog. In many cases, you can repair your damaged area rug. Before you roll up that frayed oriental rug for good, read our guide to rug repair. In today’s post, we’ll cover different […]
May 14, 2019
Recommended tips Why Should I Buy A Wool Rug? When you are choosing a rug for the house, you need to consider the material that it will be made of. Most rugs are made of a composite fiber that feels nice under your feet, but a wool rug is much more luxurious. A wool rug […]
May 05, 2019
Chinese Rug Cleaning NYC – Jewels of Asia Chinese rugs are one of the many different kinds of area rugs made by Asian cultures. Hand-knotted Chinese rugs have distinctive characteristics. Each rug is unique. The patterns on the back of the rug are almost as bright as the designs on the front. The fringe is […]
Apr 21, 2019
Bed Bugs InfestationWe spend about 1/3 of our lives sleeping. Therefore it is very important to keep our mattresses cleaned the proper way. We at Green Choice Carpet Cleaning NYC recommend to our clients to have their mattresses cleaned twice a year or every six months. Our mattresses can accumulate dead skin cells, dust, dander and allergens which are a common cause of allergies and asthma symptoms. Another problem you may run into if you don’t have your mattress professionally cleaned very often is bed bugs. They can be a real and annoying hassle.
Apr 11, 2019
Green Choice Carpet Cleaning of NYC can take care of all your rug cleaning needs. If you have a contemporary rug, chances are you don't trust it with just anyone. We have our own rug cleaning factory located in NYC, and we also have the best rug cleaning machines and a professional, friendly staff of trained rug cleaners, to best serve you. If you would like, they can give you a free quote over the phone, and you can also schedule a free onsite rug inspection and quote with one of our high-quality, friendly and professional rug cleaners.How Do We Clean Your Contemporary Rug The first thing we'll do with your beautiful and valued contemporary rug is to inspect it. We'll look at foundation, fringes, knots, pile, and other features of your rug before beginning the cleaning process. We'll also test the color of your rug. This is done to produce the best, high-quality cleaning without damaging the color or causing the rug to fade.Next, we'll remove all the dust from your rug. Dust and dirt often gets embedded deep within a rug, and you'll want to know that your rug is in good hands and being cleaned properly. The rug duster that we use cleans all the deep-set particles from your rug and is one of the best in NYC.Next, we'll wash your rug. We offer a number of processes to wash your rug, one of which is with submersion cleaning; we can use a mild solution to immerse your rug, and then all the dust and dirt from the rug will go away. This is one of the best processes available to clean a rug with in NYC.If submersion doesn't work properly, it may be necessary to use rotary shampoo. A suitable shampooing product can get the best results for many finely-wrought contemporary rugs, and a rotary shampoo is the best possible way for many types of rugs.Another option is dry foam shampoo. This is best done on rugs that are dyed or that are resistant to other types of washing. This also ensures that the colors on the rug will not fade. We at Green Choice Carpet of NYC know that you trust your contemporary rug to us, so the best possible option for many rugs is this one.Rinsing and Free Pick Up and Delivery After your rug has been treated, we will rinse your rug, which is a huge part of the process of making your rug look beautiful again. It will thoroughly be rinsed with water so that no bit of dirt or dust is left behind in the wash. If particles of dust are left in the rug at all, they may attract many other dust particles, thus contributing to a dirty rug and a need to clean it again, too soon. So you can trust us to make sure that your rug is spotless in the end. For the convenience of our clients we offer free pick up and delivery in the NYC and surrounding areas. Call us today at 718-475-1096 and get 20 % off on all of our cleaning processes
Apr 11, 2019
Karastan rugs are known for their beauty and intricate patterns, and they can be a stunning addition to any home. With the delicate weave and unique look, you want to ensure that your carpet always looks its best, but do you know how to properly clean these textiles
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