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Dalton Carpet Outlet delivers. I was able to find what I was looking for with their help. Our Packer Family Room came to life with the final touch of a warm plushy carpet that your feet loved to walk on. Their staff was extremely helpful and went above and beyond to find just what I was looking for. I had been to other places - even considered the Big Box route. But after seeing the lack of training and concern (if you could even find someone to help you), I decided to keep looking. I'm really glad I did. I would highly recommend you see these friendly experts at Dalton Carpet Outlet. They have a great selection and price/quality was also great! The installation people were amazing as well! They were fast and good at what they did. You could tell they knew their job well and had lots of experience. I have nothing to complain about and would go back again. They have top quality products and professional installation.
If you have a problem, don't expect an easy resolution. They sell the worst rated wood laminate flooring (Shaw) then make life difficult when you complain about quality. Other I know have had issues as well-vinyl flooring shrinking away from walls, poor seams on carpet, etc. I like to buy local, but stay away from this one.
I called prestige because they were recommended by my best friend. They did an excellent Job on my carpets. I thought that my Carpets needed to be replace but I was wrong. After prestige clean them they look like new again. I will recommend this company.
I had prestige carpet cleaning clean my carpet on 4/5/15 they did and excellent job on my carpet I will recommend prestige to all my friends and family thank you prestige for your great service.
prestige did a great job on my carpets. very professional and will recommended. they took there time in cleaning my carpets. not like other companies I had clean my carpets before they were here for 25 min and that was it.
This company goes the extra mile, I installed a hot air duct in the master bathroom wrong, not knowing any better. When the put it back together, they put together correctly. We are retired and living on a budget, so price was a big factor. Their price was affordable.
They do a great job at ABRA Chem-Dry. The price was fair and the staff is knowledgeable about what they are doing.
Strongly recommend this company and enjoy working with them. We have been working with them for years and are very satisfied with our relationship with them.
This company was recommended to me from another tenant in my building. The price was good so I scheduled them to come. When they arrived only one man spoke English. They use the outdoor water to our apt building which my landlord was very upset about because the outdoor water had already been turned off for the winter. They had gone in and turned it back on without permission. I was also told my husband that the time before they had unhooked the washer to get water for their equipment. She called to let me know she wasn't happy with me for letting them do this. I had no knowledge of how they accessed the water. I showed them the areas to clean and the stains we needed to be removed which when I spoke to them on the phone I was told they could remove. They told me they could not get any of the stains out. All they tried was a spray bottle and the tip of the bottle to rub in the spray stuff. Whatever was in the spray bottle didn't even lighten the stains. They were done in less than 2 hrs with the whole house. Once they were gone I walked around the apt to view the job done and was very very disappointed with the level of work so I called my bank to cancel the check. The carpet was very wet and there were small pieces of leaves and other ground up things left behind in the wet carpet. There was also lines all over the carpet where the men with the cleaning wand had not overlapped the cleaner. I thought that after the carpet dried and I vacuumed all the junk and the lines would go away this was not the case. It has been weeks since they came and I still have lines and junk on my carpet. I even have found small sharp pieces which I have gotten stuck in the bottom of my foot.I now have to pay again for someone to clean up the mess they made of my carpet. Please don't use them ever. My landlord put out a message to all residents that they are not allowed to have them in any apt ever. She is upset and disappointed and so am I.
When we have ABRA come to clean our carpets they always meet all of our expectations. They do a great job.
Mistakes happen, and when it comes to owning a carpet or rug, mistakes usually mean stains. The plush softness of carpet and rugs comes with a price: the time and care required to clean them. Cleaning your carpet or rugs can require some extra work and special techniques that differ from typical hardwood or tile floors. In some cases, you may even need to hire a professional to get the best results.
For minor stains or routine cleaning, it's possible to effectively treat a carpet or rug yourself. If a thorough vacuuming doesn't get rid of dirt in certain areas, here's how to tackle them on your own.
A number of liquids can stain carpet or rug materials, including wine, coffee, nail polish, or blood, to name a few. Depending on what caused the stain, the carpet or rug's material, and how long it's been there, you may need to use different techniques or cleaning supplies to get rid of it. In general, though, keep the following ground rules in mind for stain removal:
Take these steps to remove a stain as soon as possible to prevent drying.
Some stains may come out with little more than water or a mild soap. More serious stains may require a solvent to make removal easier. The best solvent to use depends on what caused the stain.
-Water-soluble stains: These include berries, cola, food dye, jelly, mud, washable ink, or wet paint. Mix a solution of 1/4-teaspoon nonbleach detergent (or white vinegar) with 32 ounces of water.
-Dark water-soluble stains: Chocolate, coffee, mustard, tea, wine, and bodily fluids often stain much more readily than other water-soluble materials and need a different solvent. Use 1 tablespoon of ammonia mixed in 1 cup of water first. If this doesn't work, try combining one part chlorine bleach with five parts water. These solvents may remove color from certain fabrics like wool, so check with the manufacturer for the best cleaning method.
-Oils and waxes: This would include glue, gum, nail polish, and cigarette residue. The best way to clean each of these varies - some may need to be simply scraped off or, if possible, frozen to make it brittle and then chipped away. Most glue can be dissolved and removed using a solvent like rubbing alcohol. Nail polish may also be dissolved using rubbing alcohol or with nail polish remover containing acetone.
Unfortunately, some stains may prove difficult to remove using household products. In any case, vacuuming and spot cleaning may not be enough to get your carpet or rug looking like new again. That's why many homeowners opt to hire a professional carpet cleaning service on a regular basis, around once every 12 to 18 months.
When it comes to heavy-duty carpet cleaning, you have many options to pick from. The two most common methods for cleaning carpets are steam cleaning and dry cleaning.
Steam cleaning is a common method for professional carpet cleaning, but the name is somewhat misleading. Steam-cleaning services use machines that utilize hot (but not boiling) water in combination with a vacuum. The water is heated inside the machine and sometimes mixed with detergent before being sprayed directly onto the carpet. At the same time, a vacuum sucks up the water almost immediately after hitting the fabric. The hot water extracts far more dirt and stains than would be possible by hand.
Cleaning machines using hot water extraction can be purchased or rented for home use, but they aren't always as powerful as what professional cleaning services use. Improperly drying the carpet may also cause bacteria or mold growth. Professional cleaners also employ a number of other methods to pre-treat the carpet and ensure adequate drying. For these reasons, professional carpet cleaning may be preferable to do-it-yourself methods.
Carpets or rugs can also be thoroughly cleaned using a dry-cleaning method. As the name suggests, there is much less water involved in dry cleaning, which means the carpet can be ready to use in less time. Using powerful solvents to break down dirt and stains, dry cleaning puts less physical stress on the carpet, and thus might be better in the long run. However, dry cleaning is usually more expensive than hot-water cleaning services. In addition, the chemicals used to dry clean carpets might irritate pets, people with sensitive skin, or anyone sensitive to strong odors.
Before choosing a professional carpet cleaning service, make sure you will be getting what you paid for by asking the right questions and doing your homework.
Again, there are pros and cons involved in using a hot-water-based cleaning service or dry cleaning. Take into consideration not only cost, but how long the process will take from start to finish, including drying time. Also take note of the material your carpet is made from, and consult the manufacturer if possible to learn about the best ways to clean it. If you or your family is sensitive to any chemicals, be sure to keep this in mind and ask about what chemicals are used.
You can find reviews of most professional carpet-cleaning services online, as well as information about a company's specific process, the chemicals used, and cost. It's also wise to ask friends and family members about services they've used in the past to get a recommendation. Don't always go with the service offering the lowest price, or hire a service who advertises door-to-door or over the phone, unless you have done thorough research on them.
Carpet cleaning services will be entering your home, potentially while you aren't there, so you want to feel comfortable with the business you trust with this responsibility. Ask if the company conducts background checks on employees, as well as if they are insured in your state. Without liability insurance, a mistake that results in damage to your home or furniture may be your responsibility to pay for.
If you've found a carpet-cleaning service you can trust, ask to get a quote. This may involve specifying exactly what services you would like performed, as well as the size of your home's carpeted area. Make sure you understand exactly what is included in a quoted price. Some businesses may charge extra to move furniture, clean stairs, or use special treatment methods. It's also common for businesses to sell customers on products and services they don't need. Don't hesitate to ask questions if any detail about the quote is unclear.
If you instead want to rent or buy a carpet-cleaning machine to use yourself, you have many options to pick from.
Since heavy-duty carpet cleaning isn't a frequent activity for most homeowners, many choose to simply rent one of these machines. Of course, renting is usually much cheaper than owning a machine or hiring a service, which is the biggest advantage in this situation. But not all rental units perform equally, and some might require extra drying time or the use of special solvents that will cost more. There's also the time and effort that goes into carpet cleaning - renting a unit means you must also move furniture yourself and pay close attention to ensure you're operating the unit correctly. Making a mistake could mean damaging your carpet or the unit itself. Also, improperly drying carpet could allow harmful bacteria and mold to grow. Before renting a carpet cleaner, make sure you're up for the task at hand.
Homeowners can purchase carpet cleaners ranging from compact units to full-size industrial-strength machines. Besides price, take note of the features of a unit and compare them to what you most need from a carpet cleaner. Some models specialize in removing allergens from pet hair, while others may work better on tough stains, for example. Another key consideration: Make sure you have room for it. Some carpet cleaners can be bulky and require ample storage space.
Other features you may want to look for in a cleaning unit include:
Make the right choice in carpet cleaners by considering all the options available to you and how they fit into your needs and budget.