Leather Furniture is beautiful. It's a great investment, doesn't go out of style, and can last FOREVER...if taken care of properly.
I've always liked leather. Whether it's a pair of boots, a jacket, or that great looking Living Room Set you have that's Chocolate Brown...it's just beautiful, and classy. Just promise me ONE thing. Don't use saddle soap on your leather, unless it's for a pair of boots. That stuff will dry your nicer leather out, causing it to crack and age…
Gentlemen (and Ladies),
As I blog here on AoM, I'm trying to keep the articles relevant to the general theme of the website. I put up something about dealing with Spots and Stains not too long ago, and today I'm going to talk about some of the pointers of choosing a proper, professional cleaner for doing work in your home.
To begin with, I'd like to address a…
Hey guys (and gals),
I've recently opened my own Carpet Cleaning company after working in the industry for several years. One of the things that most people don't seem to know much about is how to deal with spills, spots and stains on carpet in their homes.
First off, let me qualify this by elaborating on the difference between a spot and a stain...and yes, there IS a difference. It's considered a spot when there is a substance on the carpet that coats and obscures…
Wanted to show off the rug I had to clean by hand yesterday. It's a Mercerised Cotton Rug, which means it has been treated with a sodium hydroxide bath, then an acidic rinse to neutralize the previous chemicals, the general idea being to increase the strength and luster of the fibers, affinity to dye, and resistance to mold.
As such, this was a particularly delicate rug, requiring that it be cleaned by hand. I had to take a sponge, dip it in cleaning solution, and squeeze…Continue