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FiberCare is an invisible, long-lasting finish that protects against spots, stains and spills. FiberCare works by impregnating fibers with co-polymer resins in a mineral spirit base.

This means dust and dirt can’t get trapped within the fiber. Spills can be easily blotted up, dirt and grit can be more effectively removed by vacuuming or damp dusting, thereby, increasing fiber life.

FiberCare can be applied to all fibers, even those that have been temporarily protected with mill level finishes such as Scotchguard or Teflon.

FiberCare protects against both oil-based and water-based stains.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Spot Cleaning Urine Off Carpet

Cleaning Tips

Do use a white cloth towel to blot up spots. Don’t use paper towels or colored towels.

Do blot with a clean towel until no more of the wet spot comes up, on carpet stomp on the towel to get up everything that is wet. Don’t rub.

If you have white wool carpet that has a yellow urine spot on it, do spray it with white vinegar and watch to see the yellow disappear. Then immediately dilute out the vinegar with water, and blot that out. This trick is only for wool carpet ! Don’t leave the vinegar in the carpet.

To now clean the urine out of your nylon carpet use one teaspoon of powdered washing machine detergent, do not use dishwashing liquid, do not use dish washer detergent, make sure your washing machine detergent is bleach free. Put this teaspoon of washing machine detergent in a 16 ounce spray bottle and add a little hot water to melt the crystals, then fill with cool water and shake it. You do now have a bottle of sudsless cleanser!

Do spray your carpet liberally with the sudsless cleanser, work it in the urine with your hands (ok, some of you will have to wear gloves!) and blot or stomp it out with a white towel repeat this until your towel comes out colorless. Do blot out all excess cleanser. If you have wool carpet, do dilute out with clear water.

Do use the sudsless cleanser to damp dust your protected furnishings. Don’t use this on silk, linen or rayon carpet.

How to Keep Your Fabrics Looking Great and Lasting Longer

FiberCare Fabric Cleaning and Protection

WHAT IS FIBERCARE?

FiberCare is an invisible, long-lasting finish that protects against spots, stains and spills. FiberCare works by impregnating fibers with co-polymer resins in a mineral spirit base. This means dust and dirt can’t get trapped within the fiber. Spills can be easily blotted up, dirt and grit can be more effectively removed by vacuuming or damp dusting, thereby, increasing fiber life. FiberCare can be applied to all fibers, new and old, even those that have been temporarily protected with mill level finishes such as Scotchguard or Teflon. FiberCare protects against both oil-base and water-base stains.

WHAT CAN BE TREATED?

All fabrics and carpeting can be treated: upholstered furniture, carpets, Oriental rugs, seagrass, kilims dhurries, draperies, balloon and Roman shades, upholstered walls, bedspreads, comforters, canopies, dust ruffles and fabric headboards, table skirts. Don’t forget your car, yacht or plane and anything else you want to protect from spills, odors, body oils, smoke accumulation, drapery rot and abrasive dust and dirt.

In other words, we treat all the furnishings you want to keep looking great and lasting longer. Older and already existing fabrics and carpeting can also be treated, benefiting from FiberCare’s deep and long lasting protection.

PROCEDURE
FiberCare can be applied anywhere that is convenient for you, such as your home, office, store or warehouse. FiberCare is applied by trained personnel only. It is sprayed on in a fine mist. The amount applied depends on the fiber content, weight and backing; this is determined at the time of the treatment. FiberCare takes 2-3 hours to dry. Wet carpeting can be walked on, however, we do not encourage it.

MAINTENANCE

FiberCare promises to help keep your fabrics looking great and lasting longer. This is accomplished through treatment and a personal maintenance consultation to show you how to care for your fabrics. All fabrics are different and so are your potential problems. With this in mind, we provide you with a complimentary Care-Free Clean-Up Kit and personal instructions on how to best maintain and care for your furnishings.

BENEFITS

FiberCare enables you to enjoy your environment without fear or worry. You can use light colors and natural fibers knowing they can be adequately protected. We are always on call for questions, problems, consultations and referrals.

COST

FiberCare is relatively inexpensive. Free estimates are available by telephone or visiting the job site.

TREATMENT TIME

1. Call for an estimate and appointment
2. We will come to your home or office, give a demonstration and advise you where FiberCare would be most effective.
3. We write an order, and then proceed with the treatment.
4. Then, we provide a maintenance consultation. You will learn how to use your Care-Free Clean-Up Kit, how to best maintain your furnishings and alleviate potential problems.
5. Payment is requested upon completion.
6. Afterwards we encourage you to call with success stories, questions or problems, and also when you get new furniture.

Thank you for your interest in FiberCare. This information will help you in choosing FiberCare for your home or office. Please don’t hesitate to call for further information, references, etc…

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Cleaning Every Type of Window Blind by FiberCare Dallas

Cleaning Window Blinds

There are many different type of blinds, from vinyl and aluminum to wood. We know the do’s and don’ts of how to clean every type of window blind.

Did you know that your window blinds can accumulate more than dust? Dusting won’t remove stains, bacteria, dust and other pollutants that can impact the air quality in your home.

Window coverings are especially crucial during the summer months when direct sunlight on windows can increase the temperature inside your house by several degrees. Blinds offer attractive protection from the sun.

Wood blinds can create a stunning look in a room, but you must be careful that wooden blinds do not warp. We can make sure your wooden blinds remain as stunning as they were the first day on your windows.

Blocking out the UV rays of the sun is an important duty for the blinds in any room. Over the years, the sun can damage furniture and carpeting inside any room in your home.

Dirty window blinds not only detract from the overall look of your home, but they can be a health hazard as well. Over time, blinds become a prime place for all kinds of allergens, bacteria, and insect debris to accumulate.

We can make sure your window blinds are always working properly. It’s easy for cords or wands to jam or break. We’ll worry about your window blinds so you don’t have to.

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Caring for Your Area Rugs

Philip Costikyan of Restoration by Costikyan says you should clean your area rugs every four or five years… or every 10 years if a rug is not walked on much. Overcleaning contributes to wear and tear. Really fine silk rugs need be cleaned only every 20 or 30 years.

For treating stains at home, keep a bottle of club soda on hand. Stains caused by pets, coffee, orange soda, red wine, and anything with dye or an acid base are the hardest to remove, and the key is to act quickly. Pour club soda directly onto the area, let the soda absorb into the yarn, and the salt in the soda will neutralize the acid.

Blot again and again, until the residue is gone.

For bloodstains, you should use milk instead, and for soil and grease-based stains, mix 1 part Ivory soap detergent with 16 parts water. If you still see residue when it dries, call an expert.

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FiberCare Cleaning Fine Furniture and Carpeting in Dallas, Texas

“My decorator recommended FiberCare and The Cleaning Company to me several years ago, so my expectations for their quality of work was high from the outset. What I did not know initially was that their customer service and follow through are equally as pleasing. Last week they shampooed wall-to-wall carpets in 5 rooms, a staircase and hallway with amazing results. The workers were professional, polite and very capable. When it comes to care and cleaning of fine furniture and carpeting, FiberCare and The Cleaning Company is a winner!”.

– Debbie Stack, Dallas, TX

Cleaning Your Carpet

To keep carpets looking nice, Paul Iskyan, owner of Rug Renovating, suggests taking off your shoes when you get home… but leave your socks on because walking around in bare feet leaves natural oils that attract dirt.

Try to vacuum every day and use a top-load vacuum, so the dirt falls inward, and HEPA filters. Change the filters often, so you don’t blow pollutants back into the air.

For less-trafficked areas, you can get away with cleaning the carpets once or twice a year, and every 18 months for a bedroom.

For higher-traffic areas, the most often you’d need to bring in professionals would be three or four times a year, although once you see that your carpet’s dirty, you probably should have it cleaned for health reasons.

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Cleaning Painted Walls

To clean your painted walls, Carl Minchew, director of Product Development at Benjamin Moore, suggests starting with a clean cloth or sponge and water. If that doesn’t work, dip the rag or sponge into water mixed with a little dishwashing liquid, the milder the better.

If the stain persists, apply a few drops of soap directly onto the wet sponge or cloth you’re using. For more stubborn cases, you could apply a little soap right onto the stain.

If you need to resort to a stronger product like Fantastik or Formula 409, realize they have strong solvents in them and can soften the paint surface. Make sure that whatever you do to get rid of the stain, you rinse the wall afterward with plain water.

Removing Stains and Odors

Ruth Travis, president of the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification, says that to remove stains and odors, blot up as much of the smelly mess as you can right away.

While you’re blotting the upholstery, put a plastic liner or a garbage bag between the cushion and the fabric so you don’t push the contaminant into the cushion. Then flush with cold water as best you can. Blot and flush again. Cold water doesn’t set stains as much as hot water.

You can also use a portable spot cleaner or wet/dry vac. If there’s still a residual odor, use a half-vinegar, half-water solution and rinse again.

If that doesn’t work, call in the professionals.

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FiberCare Dallas Fabric Cleaning and Protection

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The Cleaning Company: People often ask us how do we clean? How do we clean carpet, how do we clean upholstery, how do we clean rugs and draperies? I find myself going into a big explanation that probably doesn’t even give my customer the most important piece of information they should know.

We clean your furnishings conscientiously. We are not in a hurry. We care about the results. We want to be proud of our work. We want to you to be satisfied. We want you as a repeat customer and most of our business is repeat customers. For those of you who like details I’ll give you a brief description of how we clean.

Wet Cleaning:

The best way to clean is with water. If your fabric can be wet cleaned that is how we will clean it. First we will vacuum, then we will pre-spray spots to loosen that particular type of stain. Then we will spray the entire piece of furniture with a live enzyme that has a soil releasing agent, then we will rinse the furniture with a special additive. This additive “invites” or “attracts” the soil to it, taking or transferring the soil from your furniture into itself and out of your fabric. The rinse water is not recycled, and your furniture is left nearly dry. We use the same wet method for cleaning carpeting.

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Dry Cleaning:

Dry cleaning means don’t use water, use dry cleaning solvent. The unfortunate problem is, that most everyday spots do not release with solvent cleaners. To dry clean furnishings we pre-spray in small areas with the dry cleaning solvent, we employ several different techniques to remove spots and heavily soiled areas. Then we vacuum out the solvent cleaner and repeat on the next area. Silk draperies are cleaned this way, by hand, each spot given individual and detailed attention.

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