Good news, Brookings! The INTEK team is growing. INTEK Cleaning & Restoration is adding a location in the Brookings area – one that’s likely familiar to you. As of June 1, we are providing cleaning services to Brookings and the surrounding area. We are excited to expand north and provide service to more of [...]
Your carpets are probably ready for some special treatment. We’ve been eating, drinking, raising new kids or pets all on the same floors. But does it just need some cleaning? Or would replacing your carpet be better? Did you know that the average square inch of carpet contains 200,000 bacteria? At Intek, [...]
We’ve talked about how to clean your own carpets and the benefits of getting your carpets professionally cleaned on a regular basis. But, how do you know which type of cleaning is best for your carpets? There are pros and cons to each method. Let’s take a deeper look.
Need to do some spring carpet cleaning? No matter how careful you are, over the winter, you and your boots may have collected lots of dirt, sand, salt, and grime. You probably tracked that inside — and now it’s in your carpets! It’s not good for your home and, if you’re a renter it could mean you’re at risk of losing a security deposit.
There’s no getting around the fact that your home collects dust. Dust is more than just dirt, too. House dust is a mix of hair, clothing fibers, dead skin cells, bacteria, dust mites, bits of dead bugs, soil particles, pollen, and microscopic specks of plastic. Can you say gross? So, it’s important to keep the dust factors in your home mitigated. Here are five ways you can keep the dust out (plus a bonus tip!).
We've gathered some of some of our favorite blog posts about carpet cleaning all in one place for your convenience. We have a feeling you're going to love what you read. Of course, if you would rather have us take care of the carpet cleaning for you, contact us.
“How often should I clean my carpets?” We hear that question a lot. And since we’ve been carpet cleaning Sioux Falls homes since the 80s, we’ve heard a lot of different answers and schools of thought. But our answer isn’t that complicated. […]
It’s that time of year where mud, slush, sand, etc. are getting trudged into your house on a daily basis. But winter isn’t the only season that causes issues with your carpet. You can thank rain, children, pets, home remodeling, and many other things for needing carpet cleaning year-round. Experts recommend cleaning your carpet at [...]
A slight carpet tear here or a frayed rug there may not seem like a big issue to some, but it can be to others. In reality, loose, unsecured rugs and damaged carpets with curled edges are factors that may contribute to falls in your household or business. Fall injuries can occur at the transition between carpet to rug, non-carpet to rug, on wet carpets or rugs, and hurrying in the bathroom with a loose bathroom mat. It’s important to identify any tears or trip hazards due to rugs and rectify the issue as quickly as possible.
Not all carpets are created equal. You know that's true in terms of softness, durability, and (if you've ever shopped at Home Depot) price point. But what about cleanliness? In this post, we'll take a look at the different types of carpet, how easy they are to clean, and what to do if yours could use some help.