Pacific Steam Carpet Cleaning

Serving The Greater Portland / Vancouver Area


Carpet Spotters Do's and Don'ts Plus Pet Urine Remedy

Posted on September 2, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Most of my carpet cleaning customers often ask about carpet spotters. What to use when you encounter a spill or accident on your floor.


The best home remedy for spotting your carpets is NOT I repeat NOT to use store bought spotters ie Resolve, Woolite, or Natures Miracle etc. These spotters often use harsh chemicals and optical brighteners which cause damage to your expensive rugs. Masking the problem or odor.

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Top Green Cleaning Tips

Posted on January 23, 2012 at 5:30 PM

1. Employ green cleaning products

As the health and environmental impacts of conventional cleaning products become more thoroughly understood, more and more brands of healthy, green, and effective cleaning products have started hitting the market and competing for that coveted place of honor under your sink. Many of these products are non-toxic, biodegradable, and made from renewable resources (not petroleum). But if designer labels aren't fo...

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Reapplying Factory Eco Bio Carpet Protector

Posted on January 7, 2012 at 5:20 PM

New Maxim Advanced - Protects Fibers From the “Inside Out”Traditional protectors work by creating a repellency barrier across the top of carpet to protect the fibers. But this repellency only works when spills are cleaned up immediately. If not, they simply soak through the barrier where they immediately bond to the unprotected fibers, creating difficult to remove stains.


These repellency barriers can also be easily pe...

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Managing Spills

Posted on November 16, 2010 at 9:45 PM

No one likes it when something is spilled on your carpets, but let's face it, it's going to happen at one point or another, especially around the holidays when you've got all the whole family, extended family, and friends over in and out of the doors. But before you panic, there's hope! Read on for some helpful tips on how to survive those holiday spill from the Carpet and Rug Institute.


Act Quickly! Most carpet available today has been treated with a stain-re...

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Tips To Keep Your Carpet Looking Great!

Posted on October 13, 2010 at 4:30 PM


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 to be vacuumed once a week and more often in areas of heavy traffic. Frequent vacuuming prolongs the life of your c...

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