1. A few rug do’s and don’ts

    Don’t be afraid of color. Color is a fantastic way to bring some brightness and fun into a room. There are many colors and patterns available today so bring your open mind when you shop. The beauty of bringing in a color or fun pattern into a room with an area rug is that if you want to change it up, it is easy to do, just roll it up and move it to another spot. It will instantly change the look…Read More

  2. Cleaning your office space

    Most people think that being in a professional office building with a regular maintenance/janitorial crew will be more than sufficient to keep their office looking its best.   But in order to keep your carpets looking their best you should implement a preventative cleaning program.   Not only will this keep them looking great, it will actually help keep your employees healthier. Like regular v…Read More

  3. All about our all natural cleaning solution

    In an ideal world all cleaning products would be green cleaning products made using sustainable manufacturing practices and naturally derived, safe, non-toxic, and biodegradable ingredients that don’t negatively impact the environment. There are many reasons to go green, here are a few. Healthier Home. No more harsh chemicals to be absorbed in your skin released in the air to breathe. Safer for …Read More

  4. What do you really know about your stone work in your home?

    There are 3 major types of stone that are typically used.  Let’s take a look at them and see the differences in each of them and some fun and interesting facts about them. GRANITE Granite is an igneous (or having solidified from lava or magma) rock.  They are identified very simply by performing a scratch test in an unseen spot.  If it is difficult to scratch, it is most likely a granite ston…Read More

  5. Caring for your stone & tile and grout

    Do you ever wonder what and how the professionals clean the tile and grout in their own homes? Your tile and grout or stone work in your home is a large investment and of course, you most certainly want to maintain that value.  Here are a few simply ways to help keep your tile and grout or stone work looking its absolute best. First and foremost is the regular maintenance.  This is a crucial ste…Read More

  6. Why use a professional to clean my area rugs?

    Why would I use a professional to clean my area rugs? This is a question we hear a lot.  The main reason is that often times your rugs hold a great deal of value.  Whether it is a monetary value or sentimental, you want your rugs to look and feel their best. When something is spilled on your rug, you need to use extreme caution when cleaning it.  We recommend the following: Blot it up right awa…Read More

  7. Spring Clean with The Specialists!

    Now that spring is in full bloom, it is the perfect time to deep clean your home.   Let The Specialists help with that! We offer a variety of services to help get your home looking beautiful. Let’s look at each service. Carpet Cleaning As a general rule, carpet cleaning by a professional, certified firm should take place at least once per year.  For extremely heavy traffic areas, cleaning may…Read More

  8. Dark lines on your carpets?

    Why are there black lines on the edges of my carpet? Have you ever looked down as your freshly vacuumed carpet and saw about a 2-inch dark band-like line around the edge of the carpet?  That is what is known as a filtration line.   Let’s take a look at what it is, what you can do to combat them as well as a few preventative measures you can take to keep your carpets lookingtheir absolute best…Read More

  9. Happy Earth Day!

    Happy Earth Day from The Specialists!  We are committed to being an all green, all-natural company. We do this for not only our health, but for the betterment of Earth.  By using sustainable Earth friendly products, we are not only keeping our families healthier but leaving a legacy of caring about our planet. In an ideal world all cleaning products would be green cleaning products made using su…Read More

  10. Why would you want rug padding?

    Using the correct rug padding help prolong the life of your rug.  It helps provide a solid foundation for your rug(s).  Not only does high quality rug padding provide comfort, it will help protect your rug from furniture tears, holes and indentations by providing an extra layer of cushioning for your furniture. It can also help protect the floors underneath your rugs. If you have a dye transfer,…Read More