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Cleaning Up the Lingering Signs of the Holidays

The history of your holidays lingers on in your carpet. It affects the look of your home, and even your health. That’s because carpet works as a filter, trapping moisture into its fibers, which often leads to staining, odor, or even mold growth. What can property owners do? Two things: First, you can call in the experts, like the professionals at Rainbow International®, to clean your carpet properly. Secondly, you can take some matters into your own hands to banish the remnants of the holidays form your carpet.

Here are a few simple tips to help remove some of the nasty stains and other carpet problems:

Red Wine

If a little red wine spills on your carpet, immediately pour white wine over it to neutralize the spill. Follow that by covering the area with table salt and then with white towels, dab the stain until it is dry and disappears. If the stain is stubborn, do not hesitate to have our professionals come in and take care of the tough job. 

White Wine

These stains are often harder to identify, but if you do have one, flush it with cold water and a little club soda, and blot dry with a clean, white towel.

Condiments and Other Beverages

For tomato-based condiments like pasta sauce and ketchup, dab the affected area with dishwashing liquid using a white cloth. Rinse with distilled white vinegar until gone. Mustard, coffee and tea stains can easily be tackled with white vinegar using a white towel and a simple cool-water rinse.

At Rainbow International, we know how much of an investment carpet is and want to help you protect it. We adhere to the principles set by The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) and assure our customers that they are receiving the highest quality carpet cleaning.

Not all carpet-cleaning services are created equally; choose a company with a great reputation for service and excellence, and one with years of experience behind them.

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