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Carpet Cleaning NYC

Help! Carpet Turned Crunchy After Cleaning

Less-than-reputable carpet cleaners or DIY machine rentals can result in crunchy, stiff carpet fibers. Here are the details and how to resolve the problem.

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Marble polishing

When Your “Granite” Is Actually Marble

Marble and other calcium-based natural stones are sometimes sold as granite. Here’s how to avoid etch damage and stains associated with stone misidentification.

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Carpet Care Resources

Carpet Care Resources

In addition to our own free, downloadable Carpet and Interior Textiles Care Guide and monthly Tips and Articles, learn about other resources we recommend.

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natural stone countertops cracks

Crack or Fissure? What’s the Difference?

Sometimes these “cracks” in natural stone countertops are not cracks at all, but fissures, something that resembles a crack. Read more to learn the difference.

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Carpet cleaning

Pets… and Clean Carpets, Too!

If you have pets, maintaining clean, fresh, and inviting carpets and interior textiles can be a challenge. Read this article for some simple and effective tips.

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Removing Water Rings

How To Remove “Water Rings” On Polished Marble

We are frequently asked, “How can I remove water rings on my polished marble?” This article explains what “water rings” are, and what you can do about them.

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Carpet cleaning NYC

Kids… and Clean Carpets, Too

Maintaining clean interior textiles can be a challenge if you have kids. Here are some suggestions to keep dirt and spills off your carpets and furniture.

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Alkaline Can Etch Natural Stone

High Alkaline Substances Can Etch Natural Stone

Many natural stone owners are aware that acids like vinegar, lemon, etc. can cause etching, but did you know high alkaline substances can also cause etching?

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Reoccurring Carpet Stains

Reoccurring Carpet Stains

Have you seen stains disappear with professional cleaning, then reappear once your carpet dries? Learn how this happens and what can be done about it.

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stain removal app

How-To Video: Stone Stain Removal

See Fred Hueston, Chief Technical Director of Stone & Tile PROS, demonstrating how to mix and apply a poultice for removing a stain from natural stone.

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