1. Killeen Texas professional spot cleaning guide

    March 30, 2015

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    Step by step advanced treatment recommendations (see bottom for spotting solutions)

    BLOOD:

    1. Apply cool detergent solution, blot.
    2. Apply cool ammonia solution, blot.
    3. Apply enzyme detergent, blot.
    4. Rinse thoroughly with water, blot until dry.
    5. If stain remains, apply rust remover or oxalic acid solution.
    6. Bleaching with 3-5% hydrogen peroxide may be necessary.

    BUTTER AND MARGARINE:

    1. Apply dry-cleaning solvent, blot.
    2. Apply detergent solution, blot until dry.
    3. Apply vinegar solution, blot.
    4. Rinse with water, blot until dry.

    CANDLE WAX:

    1. Scrape away as much wax as possible with spatula or dull knife.
    2. Apply dry cleaning solvent.
    3. Apply POG, blot.
    4. Apply dry-cleaning solvent, blot.

    *Refer to general recommendation for hot iron treatment of wax.

    KETCHUP & TOMATO SAUCE:

    1. Apply cool detergent solution, blot.
    2. Apply ammonia solution, blot.
    3. Apply enzyme detergent, blot.
    4. If stain remains, bleach with 3-5% hydrogen peroxide or sodium perborate.
    5. Rinse thoroughly with water, blot dry.

    CHOCOLATE:

    1. Scrape away as much as possible with spatula or dull knife.
    2. Apply cool detergent solution, blot.
    3. Apply ammonia solution, blot.
    4. Apply vinegar solution, blot.
    5. Apply enzyme detergent, blot.
    6. Rinse thoroughly with water, blot until dry.

    COFFEE:

    1. Apply detergent solution, blotting frequently.
    2. Apply vinegar solution, blot.
    3. Cover with dry towels until dry.

    CRAYON:

    1. Apply dry-cleaning solvent.
    2. Apply POG, blot.
    3. Apply dry-cleaning solvent, blot.
    4. Apply detergent solution, blot.
    5. Rinse with water, blot until dry.

    FOOD COLORING:

    1. Apply detergent solution, blotting frequently. A dried stain of food coloring will most likely spread when wet. Repeat until color is no longer transferred to towel.
    2. Apply ammonia solution, blot.
    3. Rinse thoroughly with water, blot until dry.

    FURNITURE STAIN:

    1. Apply dry-cleaning solvent.
    2. Apply POG, blot.
    3. Apply dry-cleaning solvent, blot.
    4. Apply detergent solution, blot.
    5. Rinse with water, blot until dry.

    Unfortunately, a furniture stain is nearly impossible to remove completely.

    GRASS:

    1. Apply amyl Superiortate if available to remove chlorophyll, blot.
    2. Apply enzyme detergent, blot.
    3. Rinse with water, blot.
    4. Apply ammonia solution, blot.
    5. Apply vinegar solution, blot.
    6. Rinse with water, blot until dry.

    Bleaching or professional stripping may be necessary.

    INK(Ballpoint):

    1. Apply dry-cleaning solvent.
    2. Apply POG, blot.
    3. If stain remains, apply rust remover or oxalic acid solution.

    INK (India):

    1. Apply dry-cleaning solvent.
    2. Apply POG, blot.
    3. Apply dry-cleaning solvent, blot.
    4. Apply detergent solution, blot.
    5. Apply ammonia solution, blot.
    6. Rinse with water, blot until dry.

    JAM & JELLY:

    1. Apply detergent solution, blot.
    2. Apply vinegar solution, blot.
    3. Rinse with water, blot.
    4. Apply enzyme detergent, blot.
    5. Rinse with water, blot until dry.

    LIPSTICK:

    1. Scrape off excess with spatula or dull knife.
    2. Apply POG, blot making sure not to reapply stain into fabric.
    3. Apply dry-cleaning solvent, blot.
    4. Apply detergent, blot.
    5. Apply ammonia solution, blot.
    6. Apply vinegar solution, blot.
    7. Rinse with water, blot until dry.

    Try to avoid wet cleaning on wool.
    Use POG and dry-cleaning solvents as long as possible.

    MILDEW:

    1. Apply enzyme detergent, blot.
    2. Apply ammonia solution, blot.
    3. Rinse thoroughly with water, blot.
    4. Apply solution of oxidizing bleach (chlorine or perborate) Do not use chlorine bleach on wool or silk.
    5. Rinse thoroughly with water, blot until dry.

    MUD:

    1. Brush or scrape away as much excess mud as possible.
    2. Apply detergent solution, blot.
    3. Apply ammonia solution, blot.
    4. Rinse thoroughly with water, blot until dry.
    5. If stain remains, apply POG and dry-cleaning solvent alternately, blot until dry.

    MUSTARD:

    1. Apply detergent solution, blot.
    2. Apply vinegar solution, blot.
    3. Apply enzyme detergent, blot.
    4. If stain remains, rust remover (Oxalic acid solution) or bleaching may be necessary.

    Do not use ammonia or alkalies.

    NAIL POLISH:

    1. Apply dry-cleaning solvent.
    2. Apply amyl Superiortate if available or nail polish remover -PRETEST INCONSPICUOUS AREA FIRST.
    3. If stain remains, apply detergent solution, blot until dry.
    4. Apply ammonia solution, blot.
    5. Apply vinegar solution, blot.
    6. Rinse with water, blot until dry.

    PAINT (Oil based):

    1. Apply detergent solution, blot.
    2. Apply ammonia solution, blot.
    3. Rinse with water, blot until dry.
    4. Apply POG, blot.
    5. Apply dry-cleaning solvent, blot.

    PAINT (Water based):

    1. Check label on paint or specific thinner or solvent OR
    2. Apply dry-cleaning solvent.
    3. Apply POG, blot.
    4. Apply dry-cleaning solvent, blot
    5. Alternate steps 2 and 3 until stain is removed.
    6. If stain persists, weight down the stain with towels dampened with dry-cleaning for several hours to loosen, blot with solvent.
    7. Apply several drops of detergent solution and work into the stain, blot.
    8. Apply ammonia solution, blot.
    9. Alternate steps 2 and 3 and 6 until stain is removed.

    Rinse thoroughly with warm water, blot until dry.

    SHOE POLISH:

    1. Apply dry-cleaning solvent.
    2. Apply POG, blot.
    3. Apply dry-cleaning solution, blot.
    4. Apply detergent solution, blot.
    5. Apply ammonia solution, blot.
    6. Rinse thoroughly with water, blot until dry.
    7. If stain persists, bleaching or professional stripping may be necessary.

    URINE:

    1. Blot as much as possible if still wet.
    2. Apply detergent solution, blot.
    3. Apply ammonia solution, blot
    4. Apply vinegar solution, blot.
    5. Rinse thoroughly with water, blot until dry.
    6. If stain remains, apply rust remover or oxalic acid solution.
    7. Bleaching with 3-5% hydrogen peroxide or sodium perborate might be necessary.

    Urine stains may cause permanent dye removal from fibers.

    VOMIT:

    1. Blot as much as possible.
    2. Apply enzyme detergent, blot.
    3. Apply ammonia solution, blot.
    4. Apply vinegar solution, blot.
    5. Rinse with water, blot until dry.

    WINE:

    1. Apply detergent solution, blot.
    2. Apply vinegar solution, blot.
    3. Apply ammonia solution, blot.
    4. If necessary, bleach with 3-5% hydrogen peroxide or sodium perborate.
    5. Rinse thoroughly with water, blot until dry.

    (If all else fails, switch to Chardonnay)!!

    Spotting Solutions

    AMMONIA SOLUTION

    – Mix one tablespoon of clean household ammonia with one-half cup of water.

    BLEACH -

    Use hydrogen peroxide or sodium perborate (present in Snowy or Clorox II).DO NOT use chlorine bleach.

    DETERGENT SOLUTION -

    Mix one teaspoonful of a colorless, mild detergent or dishwashing liquid in a cup of lukewarm water.

    DRY-CLEANING SOLVENT -

    Volatile dry spotter or a commercial spotter such as Thoro, Energize, K2R. Use in small amounts�can be harmful in sizing, backings or stuffing material.DO NOT use gasoline, lighter fluid or carbon tetrachloride.

    POG -

    Paint, oil and grease remover; available in hardware stores. Use extremely small amounts with extreme caution!

     


  2. Professional Cleaning Killeen

    March 27, 2015

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    Having your carpets professionally cleaned is seen as a burden by most homeowners when it ought to be looked at a necessary, regular maintenance task. Not only does employing a carpet shampooer such as Pristine Carpet Cleaning LLC in Killeen Tx once a year as a maintenance priority make your carpets look pretty, it comes with a long list of other valuable benefits as well. Pristine Carpet Cleaning Killeen.

    Extend the Life of Your Carpets
    Remember, a carpet cleaning doesn’t just improve the appearance of your carpets, it drastically extends their life as well. All that dirt and grime doesn’t just look bad, it wears and tears at your carpet fibers over the years. Furthermore, the more it works its way into your carpet, the more damage it’s going to do. By scheduling a carpet cleaning once a year, you can rest easy that damaging dirt and debris buildup will be kept to a minimum. In fact, many new carpet manufacturers require regular cleanings if you want your warranty to remain valid. They’ve caught on as well. The cleaner your carpet stays, the less they’ll have to pay out for carpeting that doesn’t live up their bidding. Pristine Carpet Cleaning LLC Killeen.

    Improve the Health of Your Family.
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  3. Affordable Carpet Cleaning Killen Tx

    Pristine carpet cleaning in Killeen Tx is a full service carpet, upholstery, tile and grout cleaning company that uses the Rotovac to clean carpets. Sometimes vacuuming just is not enough to get the job done, and the assistance of a rug cleaning specialist such as Pristine carpet cleaning Killeen Tx is necessary. Carpet can muffle sound, prevent slipping and collect the soil and debris that would otherwise get tracked through the house. Maintaining its durability through thorough tidying is a way to ensure long lasting usefulness.

    Finding someone reliable to perform a professional cleaning is not difficult when one knows what to look for. When searching for a reputable business to trust, it is important to look for one that has been operating for a number of years. This is not to say that a new business is incapable of providing quality work, but someone with a history in the field is far more likely to have the necessary skills. Obtaining information on a business that has been around for years will be easier, because they’ve had the opportunity to be critiqued by more customers. Online recommendations are helpful when deciding on a rug cleaning service, because they provide proof of excellent customer service and a job that has been satisfactorily done. While not necessary, picking a business that specializes in more than cleaning has its benefits. A company that is well versed in restoration and repair has a clear idea of how the rug should look, as well as how it is made, and all of that knowledge can be applied when inspecting and treating it. A professional business is also more likely to have the machines, soap solutions and techniques that result in a complete laundering.

    A professional rug cleaning such as Pristine Carpet Cleaning LLC Killeen serves the purpose of removing stains, dirt, odors and allergens. There are a few different methods of achieving this, but the most common is composed of a few steps. First, remove items that are small and fragile from pieces of furniture that will need to be moved. A crew will do all the heavy lifting, but can operate more quickly and efficiently without clutter. A pre-inspection will reveal if there are any permanent stains and allow the employees to determine rug construction and materials. Jute, a natural fiber that used to be employed as a backing is known to shrink when wet, so an inspection is an important part of the process. A thorough vacuuming of the area will then be done to remove debris. Afterwards, a pre-spray and spot treatment will be applied before a machine-mounted hot water extraction is performed.  The hot water extraction sprays water that has its heat and pressure carefully regulated to prevent floor coverings from getting sopping wet. This method flushes the carpet with a diluted cleaning agent that removes bonded dirt and grit. The hot water extraction machine sucks up the water immediately after spraying it, and this is performed front to back. Afterwards, there is a post-spot treatment to tend to any trouble spots. Then the floor covering is raked to encourage faster drying and to be more aesthetically pleasing. Call Pristine Carpet Cleaning LLC today to schedule your professional carpet cleaning appointment or visit us at www.pristinehomecarpet.com10421233_759704550739659_4781812880412257284_n


  4. Carpet Cleaning Killeen Tx!

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    Sometimes vacuuming just is not enough to get the job done, and the assistance of a rug cleaning specialist is necessary. Carpet can muffle sound, prevent slipping and collect the soil and debris that would otherwise get tracked through the house. Maintaining its durability through thorough tidying is a way to ensure long lasting usefulness. Pristine carpet cleaning Killeen, Tx is the best at servicing and maintaining your carpets!Finding someone reliable to perform a professional cleaning is not difficult when one knows what to look for. When searching for a reputable business to trust, it is important to look for one that has been operating for a number of years. This is not to say that a new business is incapable of providing quality work, but someone with a history in the field is far more likely to have the necessary skills. Obtaining information on a business that has been around for years will be easier, because they’ve had the opportunity to be critiqued by more customers. Online recommendations are helpful when deciding on a rug cleaning service, because they provide proof of excellent customer service and a job that has been satisfactorily done. While not necessary, picking a business that specializes in more than cleaning has its benefits. A company that is well versed in restoration and repair has a clear idea of how the rug should look, as well as how it is made, and all of that knowledge can be applied when inspecting and treating it. A professional business is also more likely to have the machines, soap solutions and techniques that result in a complete laundering.

    A professional rug cleaning  like Pristine carpet cleaning Killeen serves the purpose of removing stains, dirt, odors and allergens. There are a few different methods of achieving this, but the most common is composed of a few steps. First, remove items that are small and fragile from pieces of furniture that will need to be moved. A crew will do all the heavy lifting, but can operate more quickly and efficiently without clutter. A pre-inspection will reveal if there are any permanent stains and allow the employees to determine rug construction and materials. Jute, a natural fiber that used to be employed as a backing is known to shrink when wet, so an inspection is an important part of the process. A thorough vacuuming of the area will then be done to remove debris. Afterwards, a pre-spray and spot treatment will be applied before a machine-mounted hot water extraction is performed.  The hot water extraction sprays water that has its heat and pressure carefully regulated to prevent floor coverings from getting sopping wet. This method flushes the carpet with a diluted cleaning agent that removes bonded dirt and grit. The hot water extraction machine sucks up the water immediately after spraying it, and this is performed front to back. Afterwards, there is a post-spot treatment to tend to any trouble spots. Then the floor covering is raked to encourage faster drying and to be more aesthetically pleasing. Call Pristine carpet cleaning Killeen today to schedule your professional carpet cleaning in Bell county at 254-289-9767 or visit our website at www.pristinehomecarpet.com


  5. Carpet cleaning Killeen www.pristinehomecarpet.com

    March 19, 2015

    Although regular vacuuming can remove dry soil and debris from your carpeting, it leaves behind oily soils and particles that are produced from cooking vapors, pets, and dirt tracked in from outside the home.

    These oily contaminants that are left behind can cause your carpet to dull and fade. As the contaminants build up they become more difficult to remove. Regular deep cleaning of the carpet can prevent the excessive build up of contaminants and keep your carpets looking fresh and clean.

    Regular cleaning of your carpets also helps improve the air quality in your home by removing pet hair, dust mites, and other allergens that thrive deep in the carpet.

    What can you do to prepare for your carpet cleaning:

    Move small items and breakables from the area to be cleaned. Get ready to be amazed by the Rotovac.
    What you can expect your cleaning technician to do:

    Pre-inspection: We will evaluate your carpet’s needs. Every carpet must be treated differently. We will decide what will be the best method for cleaning your carpet. You will know up front what we can and can’t do. This way there are no surprises.

    Moving Furniture: When necessary we will move and replace small furniture in its original position.

    Pre-treatment: We treat spots and stains as necessary and apply a cleaning solution to the entire carpet.

    Cleaning: We use our state-of-the-art Rotovac equipment for a fast and thorough deep cleaning of your carpet.

    Post-inspection: Once the project is completed, we re-inspect the carpet with you to ensure that all the work was done to your satisfaction.

    Protect & Groom: When necessary we will place blocks or foil under furniture legs to protect them during the drying process and groom the carpet for a clean inviting look.

    What you should do after the carpet cleaning:
    To decrease drying time try to keep the room temperature about 72 degrees and use fans to circulate the air around the cleaned carpet.


  6. Professional carpet cleaning Killeen Tx

    March 18, 2015

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    Do your carpets need attention? Does your carpet look overused and matted? Don’t waste the weekend scrubbing those stains out with a store bought carpet cleaner. Let us show you what our rotary cleaning system can do…It’s Simply incredible!!

    Most people only notice the condition of their carpet and upholstery when they become visibly soiled. But by the time it’s finally noticeable, layer upon layer of stains, bacteria, and mineral deposits will have built-up into a mess you can’t clean on your own.

    It used to be that carpet and upholstery had to be replaced once they reached this state — but now you have a better option. With our rotary cleaning system we can restore soiled carpet and upholstery to look like new!

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  7. Professional carpet cleaning Killeen Tx www.pristinehomecarpet.com

    March 9, 2015

    Do your carpets need attention? Does your carpet look overused and matted? Don’t waste the weekend scrubbing those stains out with a store bought carpet cleaner. Let us show you what our rotary cleaning system can do…It’s Simply incredible!!

    Most people only notice the condition of their carpet and upholstery when they become visibly soiled. But by the time it’s finally noticeable, layer upon layer of stains, bacteria, and mineral deposits will have built-up into a mess you can’t clean on your own.

    It used to be that carpet and upholstery had to be replaced once they reached this state — but now you have a better option. With our rotary cleaning system we can restore soiled carpet and upholstery to look like new!

    Even if your carpets still look clean, they almost certainly contain unseen filth that can affect color and sanitation. So for complete restoration or routine maintenance, let us demonstrate the amazing results of our revolutionary system.20140619_142243

    Moving Furniture: When necessary we will move and replace small furniture in its original position.

    Pre-treatment: We treat spots and stains as necessary and apply a cleaning solution to the entire carpet.

    Cleaning: We use our state-of-the-art Rotovac equipment for a fast and thorough deep cleaning of your carpet.

    Post-inspection: Once the project is completed, we re-inspect the carpet with you to ensure that all the work was done to your satisfaction.

    Protect & Groom: When necessary we will place blocks or foil under furniture legs to protect them during the drying process and groom the carpet for a clean inviting look.

    What you should do after the carpet cleaning:
    To decrease drying time try to keep the room temperature about 72 degrees and use fans to circulate the air around the cleaned carpet.


Pristine Carpet Cleaning LLC, P.O Box 11503, Killeen, TX 76547 | Call: 254-289-9767
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