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Removing Blood Stains from Your Carpet

Blood spills are more common than people realise. Usually it’s something minor like a teenage boy who’s been injured playing sport dripping blood all over his Mum’s carpet. However it gets there, never let blood dry if you can and don’t use hot water on it as it will set the stain and make it impossible to remove.

If you do have to clean up a blood stain and you don’t know the medical history of the person or animal is has been bleeding,

Is Having a Carpet Bad For You?

For some time there has been debate about the best type of flooring for people who suffer from allergies or breathing problems. Many people believe that hard floors are better than carpeted ones but is this really true? Let’s explore the facts.

Dust Mites

People believe that carpets are bad because they trap allergens, dust and dirt but it is precisely because of this that they are actually better for us than hard flooring. When the carpet traps the pollutants in the air they are not breathed in,

Get Things Done in Time for Christmas

Christmas always creeps up on us. Have you started your preparations? If not, you are already behind schedule according to the Christmas planning sites I’ve been looking at online. To help you out, and to reduce your stress levels slightly, I have put together a timeline of Christmas chores. Have a read and see how far behind you are and make your own plans.

Get ready for Christmas
Christmas tree with presents and fireplace with stockings — Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis

October

October has been and gone and if you’re anything like me you didn’t even think about Christmas in the month of October.

Our Tips on How to Survive Hayfever

One in 5 Australians suffer from hay fever each Spring. Hay fever, or allergic rhinitis, is caused by contaminants in the air creating an immune system response in our bodies. This response is usually in the form of flu-like symptoms such as itchy and watery eyes, itchy or sore throat, nasal congestion or headache. The contaminants that cause this include things like pet dander, pollen, dust mites and mould spores. Read on for some tips on how to survive hay fever this season.

Checking the Carpet in Your New Home

Buying a new home is exciting and stressful. When we’re at an open home we rush about trying to imagine ourselves and our family living in the space. One of the things that could be overlooked is the state of the carpet. Replacing carpet can be an expense you haven’t bargained for, so we at Sun Dry Carpet Cleaning & Pest Control put together a handy list of things to look out for when you’re thinking of buying a house.

Use Protection for your Carpets & Fabrics

The next time you are having your carpets or upholstery professionally cleaned, ask the technician for a quote on protection, because of all the things we do at Sun Dry Carpet Cleaning & Pest Control, this is one thing that we highly recommend and strongly believe that it’s worth doing, to improve the longevity of your investments in carpeting, rugs and upholstery fabrics.

Stained Carpet

What is Carpet & Fabric Protection?

Carpet and fabric protection is the addition of a spray that creates an invisible barrier over the fibres to protect them from spills and stains.

Spring Cleaning Tips

don’t know about you, but by this time each year, I am excited to feel Spring in the air and can’t wait for the warmer weather to hit. I want to kick off my shoes and hang out on my deck. My house feels musty and it’s time for the annual spring clean. Time to restore and renew. We’ve put together a Sun Dry Carpet Cleaning & Pest Control that you should do around your house this spring to ensure a healthier home.

Removing Baby Puke from Your Carpet

Recently someone in the office had a new baby and we all got to talking about bodily fluids that can end up on your carpet and cause a stain. We’ve covered a lot of stains including urine but we’ve never provided a guide on how to remove blood and baby vomit. So if you’re game, read on!

 

A Baby

Bodily fluids seem to be par for the course when it comes to having new babies.

How to Remove Red Wine Stains from You Carpet

How Do I Remove Red Wine Stains? – The Sun Dry Guide to Cleaning Carpets

First things First – The general rule

Blot up the spilt red wine as soon as possible. The longer you let the red wine sit on your carpet, the harder it will be to remove the stain. As soon as you see the grab a cloth or paper & start to blot the stain, this is to pick up as much liquid as possible before it has had a chance to set.