Miscellaneous Blog

 


 Jan. 22, 2016


NEW YEAR, NEW CARPET! We from Meek's Family Chem-Dry Carpet Cleaning want to wish you a Happy New Year! Along with the start of the New Years what better way to start it off than fresh and clean with Meek's Family Chem-Dry. Here are a few good reasons why you ought to renew your carpet this month and why we will be the right Carpet Cleaners for your need. We are grateful for your great and never ending bussiness and wish the very best for your New Year!
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 December 31, 2015

Cleaning Stategies toHelp Your House Be Healthier in the New Year


1.
Clean countertops frequently. Countertops aren't only where meals are prepared, but it’s also where dirt, dust, bacteria and allergen particles floating in the air often settle. For those who have a countertop with granite or tile, it’s advisable to go with a mild cleaner and preferably one that will refresh the sealer. It is critical to keep sealer fresh to prevent bacteria from entering into the porous areas of the stone.

2. Keep carpets and rugs clean. Vacuuming and routine cleaning are beneficial in maintaining cleaner carpets,
but are not really enough. That is why, the EPA recommends getting carpets cleaned professionally at least one time annually. Homes with pets and/or children, it is recommended to have a cleaning service, just like Chem-Dry, two or three times every year. For homeowners with pets, it’s preferable to choose a professional cleaning service that includes an efficient urine detection and removal process. To eliminate absolutely the most germs in your own carpets and rugs, request adding a sanitizer in the cleaning process to kill off and eliminate bacteria and also a protectant, which puts a protective coating to your carpet fibers and makes it easier which keeps carpets cleaner for a longer period of time.

3. Don’t
neglect your upholstered furniture. Vacuuming upholstered furniture is nearly as easy is just as important as carpets, specially in the high-traffic areas like family rooms. It’s recommended to vacuum the upholstery in your home once every other week as well as have it cleaned professionally once per year.

4. Sanitize high touch points
of your home, including door knobs, toilet handles, faucets and switches. Spending several minutes sanitizing those areas, particularly pre and post guests come into your house, may go a long way toward minimizing multiplication of germs. More preventive techniques to minimizing the spread of germs include being vigilant about washing your hands regularly throughout the day and placing a bottle of hand sanitizer in the high-traffic areas of your house, allowing it to be convenient and easy to help keep your hands clean and germ-free.

5. Use door mats or area rugs in entry ways and high-traffic areas,
these can do a fantastic job of trapping dirt and allergens before they get into the heart of the home. Simple truth is that carpets and rugs turn into filters that capture and trap dirt, dust and allergens and stop them from getting into the the air and spreading within your home. On hard surfaces, these particles simply settle then are stirred back into the air next time there can be traffic and activity in the area. Using door mats and area rugs is an effective and inexpensive technique to prevent unwanted and unhealthy particles from getting deeper into your home or from remaining in the air where they could spread easier to members of your family.

6. Check and replace your heating and air conditioning filters. While furnaces
are needed to keeping homes warm throughout the colder months, it’s very important to change the furnace air filter at regular intervals in order to avoid dirt, dust and other unhealthy particles from being distributed around the house. Continue with the recommended replacement timing for each and every filter which is located on the package. To remember when it’s time to change the filter, write the date that you’re performing the replacement on the outer edge of the new filter that you’re installing to make it easy to know whenever your next one is due.

 

Tips to keep allergies at bay for summer

 
June 15, 2015

  • Dust to control mites. By dusting surface and washing bedding often, you can control the amount of dust mites in your home.

  • Vacuum often. Vacuuming once or twice a week will reduce the surface dust mites and animal dander in your home. Use a high quality 3 stage HEPA filter type vacuum.

  • Reduce pet dander. Wash house pets weekly to cut down on the amount of allergens in your home. In between baths, wipe down pets when they return from outdoors.

  • Shut out pollen. Keep windows and doors closed to keep pollen out. Use an air filter and change it regularly.

  • Limit dirt intrusion. Put out a durable entrance mat for people to wipe off their feet before entering your home. Then require everyone to take off their shoes so less dirt is tracked inside.

  • Dust to control mites. By dusting surface and washing bedding often, you can control the amount of dust mites in your home.

  • Vacuum often. Vacuuming once or twice a week will reduce the surface dust mites and animal dander in your home. Use a high quality 3 stage HEPA filter type vacuum.

  • Reduce pet dander. Wash house pets weekly to cut down on the amount of allergens in your home. In between baths, wipe down pets when they return from outdoors.

  • Shut out pollen. Keep windows and doors closed to keep pollen out. Use an air filter and change it regularly.

  • Limit dirt intrusion. Put out a durable entrance mat for people to wipe off their feet before entering your home. Then require everyone to take off their shoes so less dirt is tracked inside.

 


 

Bacteria - February 6, 2015

What kinds of bacteria have been brought into your house?

We hope you have not had any critters coming in through your pet's entry, but it's improbable to keep a record of exactly what has come in contact with your household. It is critical to sanitize your upholstery and carpets frequently. It's particularly advocated to sanitize property with little ones and domestic pets. We don’t suppose you should want your young child, who likes to crawl on carpets and upholstery, to be rolling around in bacteria and dangerous allergens.

Sanitization is an essential factor to help reduce allergens and bacteria, making your house the very best it could be for you and your loved ones. The materials of upholstery and carpets will quickly gather and lock in various allergens and germs. These particles can spread sickness and upset allergies or asthma. The normal irritants that are generated by dust mites, pet dander, pollen, mold, and pests will be cut down tremendously by using the sanitizing option that we proudly offer to our customers.

With our deodorizer, we will be equipped to help our customers that are conscious of an odor on their carpets or upholstery. Our technicians are educated in a protectant to defend against upcoming spills and stains. We have a terrific product to reduce pet urine and pet odors. With so many regions of specialty training, we'd like our customers to discover their house is in great hands.

Call Chem-Dry to explore making the home the healthiest it can be!


 

October 13th, 2014 - Clean for the Holidays

Chem-Dry's innovative solutions offer an unparalleled cleaning experience. We offer fast and effiecient cleaning solutions that will not inconvenience your daily life. The Chem-Dry solution rips the dirt from your carpet and dries in hours. Chem-Dry has set the bar for the carpet cleaning industry. We have created a unique process using millions of carbonating bubbles to bring your carpets back to life.

If you have ever poured a carbonated soda into a glass you have experienced the foundation of what Chem-Dry is. The carbonation in the soda naturally wants to rise to the top, when applied to your carpets the bubbles grab dirt and bring it to the surface to be taken away. Our incredible solutions remove all unwanted particles from your carpet completely, providing you with the most thorough – and the most satisfying clean – available anywhere.

Instead of using a specialized solution and technique, steam cleaners use immense amounts of water and high pressure as the key to their cleaning process. This method drives dirt and moisture down into your carpet, hiding the mess rather than cleaning it, and creates a breeding ground for mold and other bacteria. Because of the excessive water used in this process, your carpets also typically take 1-2 days to dry. Since Chem-Dry uses the least amount of water possible, however, your carpets will be dry within just 1-2 hours. That means in the time it takes for your carpets to dry once after a steam cleaning, they would have dried 24 times if cleaned the Chem-Dry way. That’s effective cleaning provided by Chem-Dry.

We are proud to offer you these amazing services at a price that will fit with your budget. To get the best carpet cleaning available, call us today!


 

September 10th, 2014 - Home Remedies


Even though having your carpets professionally cleaned is quick and helpful, it's also helpful to know when to call the cleaners. Most cleaners will tell you to use their service for every stain or spot, but many of these blemishes will come out using one of several simple home remedies. At Chem-Dry, however, you are our first priority. Here are a few things most carpet cleaning companies won't tell you.

Surprisingly, one of the best solutions to stains and spots is simply hot water and a white towel. Just dampen the stain and blot it with your cloth. If hot water doesn’t work, the next step is to try club soda. Because of its carbonated properties – which is the same principle behind the Chem-Dry solution – club soda also makes an excellent cleaner. Again, just dampen the carpet fiber and blot, checking for any transfer of the stain to your white towel.

If this doesn't provide any results, then it's a job for Chem-Dry. The groundbreaking techniques used by Chem-Dry remove particles from individual fibers and then lift them out of your carpet, making us the best choice for all stain removal. When home remedies don't work, call the professionals at Chem-Dry!


 

August 19th 2014 - Back To School

With summer coming to a close you've probably noticed the dirt, mud, and allergens that have been tracked in and left in its wake. But with school starting up again in the fall, all those messes will be minimized. With your house in chaos from months of summer fun, let us help restore it back to order with superior carpet and upholstery cleaning.

Meeks Family Chem-Dry in Georgetown provides a deeper clean and dry times in just one to two hours due to our unique process. The Chem-Dry process uses a carbonated water solution to get deep into the carpet fibers and bring the dirt molecules to the surface. We then extract the dirt, getting rid of the mess completely rather than hiding it. Since the carbonation bubbles are so effective at getting the dirt up, we are able to use 80% less water than most cleaners, giving you much quicker dry times! Put us to the test for all your cleaning needs.


 

July 24th 2014 - Sumertime Sadness

Even though summer is supposed to be relaxing, for people who have allergies, it can take a daily turn for the worse. To keep your home allergy-free during pollen season, it’s important to routinely and thoroughly clean your carpets and furniture. When you’re most in need, rely on the Chem-Dry method to clean your home and clear out those irritating allergens.

Carpets absorb and collect common allergens, dust and germs that can spread illness, cause allergies and make asthma symptoms worse for you and your family. Chem-Dry professionals use a unique carbonated solution to remove these substances from individual carpet fibers, lifting them to the surface, rather than simply hiding the mess with buckets of water, as steam cleaning methods do. Though we can’t stop the allergens outside your home, try us to relieve your symptoms within your home!