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High-Performance Portable Extraction


High-Performance Portable Extraction (HPPE) Sometimes you have to go where our trucks can't. Our High-Performance Portable Extractor allow us to take our show on the road! We reach the areas that some of our competitors won't and simply can't. Maybe your stain is at a place that just can't be reached by our truck. In that

High-Performance Portable Extraction2019-03-10T13:32:06+00:00

Our 12 Step Process for Carpet Cleaning


12 Step Process Step 1: Walk Through We walk through your home or business and note any trouble areas that may need extra attention.  If there’s an area we cannot remove 100% of the stain, we will let you know. Step 2: Furniture Moving We do not charge to move chairs, sofas, tables, and any

Our 12 Step Process for Carpet Cleaning2019-05-21T04:34:09+00:00

Increase The Life Span of Your Carpet


Tips on How To Increase The Longevity of Your Carpet: Dirt:  Dirt is like a thousand blades cutting up your carpet every time there is pressure on the dirt to your carpet.  People are grinding little sharp blades into the fibers of your carpet causing permanent damage to the fibers.  In the long run this is

Increase The Life Span of Your Carpet2019-05-20T10:41:45+00:00

Carpet Cleaning Services In Rockford, IL and Janesville, WI


Advantage Kwik-Dry offers these services We have been servicing Rockford, IL and surrounding areas since 1992! Commercial Cleaning and Restoration Premium Carpet Cleaning Upholstery Cleaning Fabric & Fiber Protection Tile & Grout Cleaning Urine Damage Treatment Hardwood Cleaning & Recoating Oriental & Area Rugs Drapery Cleaning Pet Odor Removal We will saturate the affected

Carpet Cleaning Services In Rockford, IL and Janesville, WI2019-05-20T09:55:59+00:00

How To Select A Professional Carpet Cleaning Company


“Cleaning Carpet Can Be a Dirty Business” “Not All Scum Is In the Carpet” “Don’t Let them Pull The Rug Out From Under You” “Clean Your Carpets Without Cleaning Out Your Wallet” “Don’t Get Taken To The Cleaners.” These clever phrases have appeared recently in newspaper articles and televised news programs across the nation

How To Select A Professional Carpet Cleaning Company2019-05-20T10:34:03+00:00

Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning Information and Tips


To keep your furniture clean, it’s necessary to conduct routine maintenance including vacuuming and immediate attention to spills, coupled with periodic cleaning by a certified technician every one to two years. Furniture and fabric manufacturers recommend that consumers not wait until severe soiling occurs before cleaning because the greater the soiling, the less the

Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning Information and Tips2019-05-20T12:32:27+00:00

Carpet Maintenance Tips


Advantage Kwik-Dry Cleaning and Restoration, Trusted Since 1992. Our company has been providing outstanding service and customer care to Rockford, IL and surrounding areas for over 20 years. We provide the following services: Commercial Cleaning and Restoration Premium Carpet Cleaning Upholstery Cleaning Fabric & Fiber Protection Tile & Grout Cleaning Urine Damage Treatment Hardwood Cleaning

Carpet Maintenance Tips2019-05-20T11:39:21+00:00

Carpet Cleaning and Care Tips from TLC


Vacuuming is where most people start when maintaining their carpeting. That, then, is where we’ll start this article on carpet cleaning tips. But it isn’t where the article will end. We’ll present all sorts of guidelines for cleaning,removing stains, and dealing with various other problems. For now, though, we’ll get to the basics: Carpets need

Carpet Cleaning and Care Tips from TLC2021-01-20T18:13:27+00:00

Carpet Maintenance and Carpet Care Tips


CARPET MAINTENANCE & CARPET CARE TIPS A regular carpet maintenance program extends the life of the original appearance of your carpet. Today’s carpet fibers are designed to hide dirt and reflect light and have the ability to resist soiling and stains. However, the lack of apparent soiling does not eliminate the necessity of regular cleaning.†

Carpet Maintenance and Carpet Care Tips2019-05-21T05:03:33+00:00

IICRC Carpet Cleaning / Care Tips


New carpet can improve the appearance of any room, but how can carpet that is walked on every day continue looking new? To keep your carpet clean, it’s necessary to vacuum regularly with a strong, well-functioning and properly-filtered vacuum cleaner. Unfortunately, due to traffic, children, pets and normal wear, carpet fibers inevitably become soiled,

IICRC Carpet Cleaning / Care Tips2019-05-21T05:21:29+00:00

Pet, Carpet, Home Odor Control


“Odor in homes and buildings arises from many sources that may include pet urine, disaster contaminates, moisture problems or just plain soil. Routine cleaning automatically removes the sources of general soiling odors. Pet urine decontamination normally requires more specialized deodorizing techniques. To remove musty odor associated with moisture, ultimately it’s important to identify and correct

Pet, Carpet, Home Odor Control2019-05-20T11:29:51+00:00

Tips for Choosing Your Carpet Cleaning Company from the IICRC


“Carpet cleaning companies have a major responsibility when a homeowner hires them. These technicians must be able to eliminate more than stains. They must be able to remove pet dander and other allergens and any organic debris that may cause microbial growth. Without the proper training and certification, these professionals will not have the best

Tips for Choosing Your Carpet Cleaning Company from the IICRC2019-05-20T12:37:49+00:00

Searching For Local Carpet Cleaners


Prior to hiring local carpet cleaners there are a number of factors to consider. Thorough research and recommendations from previous customers can determine who is the most qualified to do the job. Carpeting is a significant investment in the structure and interior appearance of any home or business. As a result, it must be properly

Searching For Local Carpet Cleaners2019-05-20T11:24:34+00:00

Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings


Table 1: Water Damage – Cleanup and Mold Prevention Table 1 presents strategies to respond to water damage within 24-48 hours. These guidelines are designed to help avoid the need for remediation of mold growth by taking quick action before growth starts. If mold growth is found on the materials listed in Table 1,

Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings2019-05-21T05:00:27+00:00

Hard Surface Cleaning


“In today’s home decor, hard surface flooring is playing an increasingly important role. Examples of popular flooring materials include stone, concrete, ceramic/clay, wood, resilient and specialty flooring. These materials appear to be easy to clean, maintain and restore, however, soils on hard surface flooring have a tendency to build up progressively, resulting in erosion.

Hard Surface Cleaning2019-05-21T05:08:28+00:00

Carpet Color Repair


“Carpet receives the greater part of daily household abuse including pet stains, drink spills, food-stains, soil, sun-fade, bleach discolorations and a lot more. So before you chuck the old floor covering for a new one, consider an alternative that’s a lot easier on the pocket – professional color repair. Carpet discolorations and stains can

Carpet Color Repair2019-05-20T11:18:00+00:00

Carpet Inspection


“Residential and commercial carpet inspections are required when there are misunderstandings or complaints about carpet performance. An IICRC-certified inspection is required by most carpet mills/manufacturers, and may be requested by anyone who is in the “carpet value chain,” including the retailer, installation contractor, end-user or consumer. The inspector’s job is to collect forensic evidence

Carpet Inspection2019-05-20T11:10:16+00:00

IICRC: Why Should A Technician Be Hired For Odor Removal?


“While some forms of odor removal can be done by a homeowner without any technical experience, professionals will be needed for more stubborn, unpleasant smells. The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification, or IICRC, is the agency in charge of certifying technicians skilled in this field. Through training supervised by IICRC approved instructors,

IICRC: Why Should A Technician Be Hired For Odor Removal?2019-05-21T05:16:10+00:00

IICRC: Carpet Odor Removal


“Whether it’s the fault of a new pet who hasn’t been entirely housebroken, an old pet with failing health, or clumsy everyday spills, accidents that result in the need of carpet odor removal happen for a variety of reasons. One of the rules for carpet odor removal is to act promptly, because once the

IICRC: Carpet Odor Removal2019-05-20T12:24:14+00:00

Rug Cleaning Tips from the IICRC


“Sixty-four percent of U.S. homeowners have rugs in their homes; found a survey by the IICRC, but only 40 percent clean them on a regular basis. Like carpets, rugs require proper maintenance to retain their appearance and durability. Area rugs tend to be made of more delicate fibers, questionable dyes and woven constructions that can

Rug Cleaning Tips from the IICRC2019-05-20T11:48:45+00:00