SHORT STOP CHEM-DRY BLOG
Welcome to our Carpet Cleaning Blog. We aim to make this blog a resource for those looking for tips and tricks when it comes to maintaining their carpets and furniture and keeping their home clean. We love to post recommendations and ideas for getting the most value out of your carpets and upholstery, so check back often for our latest posts and tips and tricks for cleaning success in Macomb and Wayne Counties, including Detroit and the surrounding communities.
Spring cleaning is the perfect time to work on alleviating your allergies. Many allergens lurk around the house, making your symptoms worse. Luckily, you can remove them from your home and breathe easier. Here are the steps to spring clean for your allergies. 1. Know...read more
Area rugs are just carpet, right? And so they can be cleaned by a normal carpet cleaner just like carpet, right? Wrong! Don't worry if you thought this though; many people do. The truth is that area rugs are very different than carpets, and thus need to be cleaned...read more
You buy a beautiful rug for your home. It matches your decor perfectly and exactly fills up that awkward bare space on the floor. However, you have it for only a few months and notice it's already starting to look dingy. You realize that it's in an area where a lot of...read more
We know that spring is typically the season know for deep cleaning--it is called "spring cleaning" for a reason. However, winter is typically the season where people get sick more easily and thus more germs are around. Why then, don't we deep clean our homes in the...read more
Cold, Flu, Allergies: Can You Tell the Difference? Now that fall is here and the weather is getting colder and wetter, many people assume every sniffle or cough is a cold or the flu. After all, it is the beginning of flu season. However, many people dismiss the...read more
We've all spilled food on the carpet, or watched our kids drop a full cup of red juice right on the clean carpet. And somehow, our carpet is full of little spots and stains that we have no idea where they came from. Wouldn't it be nice if you prevent your carpet from...read more
At Short Stop Chem-Dry, we're dedicated to helping our customers have cleaner, healthier homes. That's why we've put together this list of surprising spots that most people (even the tidiest!) forget to clean! Quickly clean up these spots and you'll have a healthy...read more
Is your child an artist who ends up decorating your floor and not the paper too often? Or maybe you're repainting a room and drip onto the carpet. There are a lot of ways that paint can end up on carpet. Luckily, paint is one of the easiest things to remove before it...read more
Did you know that allergies and breathing problems are extremely common among people in the United States? Approximately 55 percent of the people in the U.S. have either asthma or allergies. Some of the most common allergies that people have are allergies to pet...read more
When was the last time your office was deep cleaned? If you and your employees are the only ones who ever see the office, or even if you have clients come in, it may not cross your mind to deep clean your office. You might think that vacuuming and emptying the garbage...read more
Sometimes you have a choice to make and it seems that the options are infinite. Choosing which carpet to install in your home is usually one of those decisions. With so many different types of carpet, how do you choose the carpet that is best? It's important to keep...read more
You walk through the aisles of a thrift shop, carefully examining the crammed shelves, hoping to find a piece of treasure among all the garbage. On another occasion, you pull over the car when you see a sign advertising a garage sale and start hunting. Why do we do...read more
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