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Top 3 tips for keeping your rugs beautiful and clean

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Your rugs are an investment and with proper care can be an item treasured within your home for many years, we have a few tips for keeping your rugs beautiful.

Our top 3 cleaning tips

Clean Stains as soon as possible

The fastest you try to remove a spill on your rug the more chance you have of removing it. Depending on what has been spilt, blot or scrap up as much as possible then use our stain spotter to clean the area for the best result.

Vacuum regularly

Your Rugs need vacuuming regularly to help prevent soils and dirt getting trapping in the pile which could damage the fibres. Ideally vacuuming the back and the surface of the Rug in both directions. Use a vacuum with a beater bar.

Give you Rugs some love

Even with your best care eventually Rugs need a clean and that's when you need to call us for help, we will give you professional advice and a free no obligation quote, call us on 0800 6349977

Sleep easier at night knowing there's no dust mites lurking in your home

We like to think that our Dust Mite Anti-Allergen Spray is the most effective and safest product available today for the surface treatment of dust mite allergens. The ingredients used in the spray are derived from naturally occurring extracts found in plants.
Our Dust Mite Spray is perfect for to help you remove dust mites living on your:

  • Carpets
  • Upholstery
  • Bedding and mattresses
  • Other household furnishings

The spay is available in a 22oz can size and is specially formulated to last upto 90 days! It works instantly by targeting and deactivating the allergens found in dust mite droppings.

Befriend Your Dust Mites

Alternatively, you could learn to live with them and befriend them. Maybe this video will help:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSjCLd50L5I

 

 

It could be this guy >>

But if you don't fancy cuddling up with him (because lets face it he's no Brad Pitt) then take a look at our top tips to help you get rid of dust mites.
Have you ever woken up from a night’s sleep with itchy skin and irritated eyes? How about a stuffed up nose, sneezing, difficulty breathing or even a headache? If so you could be one of the 12 million people in the UK with an allergy to their own home!
Dust mites are present in all houses in the UK and are the cause of 85% of allergic reactions in asthmatic children.
Make sure your home is a brighter, cleaner, healthier environment with our simple steps to dust mite removal

Best Ways to Remove Dust Mites

There are lots of different methods you can use to get rid of dust mites. Depending on how serious your allergy is and how important the removal of dust mites is to you, what you do will vary but some of the best way to kill dust mites include:

  • Vacuum all furnishings using a high suction cleaner
  • Wash bedding, covers and soft toys at 60 degrees
  • Use allergen-proof covers on mattresses and pillows
  • Ventilate your house well to lower indoor humidity
  • Use an effective Dust Mite Spray
  • Make sure your carpets and upholstery are totally clean (we can help you out with this one)

Hopefully our tips will help you sleep better but if you do need any more advice why not give one of the team a call today.

Who are you sharing your bed with?

It could be with up to 2million dust mites....and their waste!!!

The household dust mite is not anybody's first choice of a bed mate but there might be 2 million of them hiding in your mattress ready to snuggle up when your fast asleep. Its a common misconception that the irritation that dust mites cause is due to their bite but in actual fact it's their waste that people are allergic to.
Recently the news had been full of stories about the current 'Dust Mite Epidemic' in Britain. Take Gabrielle Crabb and his story on how he copes with his allergy and comments from the NHS about dust mite allergies as just two examples. Allergy UK estimates that a massive 12 million people in the UK are now allergic to their own homes with the majority of these allergies caused by the tiny dust mite.
This figure has not been helped by the fact that in modern homes dust mites have thrived, especially those incubated by central heating with little ventilation. Usually dust mites can be found hiding in the bedroom, where a single mattress may contain more than two million dust mites!
The situation has become so severe that doctors revealed plans last month to expose babies to dust mites in an attempt to halt the rising issue. Experts hope that exposing babies to the common bug will strengthen the defenses of the next generation.

Get to know the Dust Mites Living With You

The house dust mite is nearly impossible to see without magnification meaning that nearly 100,000 of them can live in a single square yard of carpet! They primarily feed on dead skin shed by humans and other animals but they can also absorb moisture from the air. A single dust mite produces about 20 waste droppings each day, each containing a protein to which many people are allergic. Disgusting!

How Can I Get Rid Of Dust Mites?

Not happy about sharing your home with these creepy little creatures? Check out our blog in the next few days to find out the best way to get rid of Dust Mites. If you just can't wait why not take a look at our Dust Mite Anti Allergen Spray>>

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