1. Traffic lanes, wear patterns and pile distortion…oh my!

    Just what are traffic lanes, wear patterns and pile distortion?  Here is some basic information from The Specialists to help you understand them. Traffic Lanes.  These are about what you would picture in your mind.  They often times look like general “lanes” of wear or discoloration where people walk.  A lot of people call them the traffic areas.  It is the highest trafficked areas on a f…Read More

  2. Why Choose us?

    Why choose us to clean for you? When you are choosing a cleaner to come in to your home, whether in El Dorado Hills, Lincoln or Davis it is a big decision. Here is why you should choose us, The Specialists. We are: Secure and Insured.  We are licensed and insured.  This protects your home, belongings and your family, as well as workers.  If a company is newer, not adequately trained and not ins…Read More

  3. Corn rows in your carpet?

    Have you noticed your plush carpet getting an odd look to it, almost a cornrow appearance?  It is absolutely a real problem.  Let’s explore about this and what to do to help avoid or alleviate this problem. More than likely this is happening in a carpet with more of plush design.  It is most often seen in the highest traffic areas.  It will look like the carpet is almost matted or tangled in…Read More

  4. Keeping your rugs looking their best!

    If you have area rugs, whether they are synthetic rugs from your local department store or that amazing, hand-knotted rug you inherited or found on that special trip, you want them to always look their best. Let us here at The Specialists help you keep them looking great! Here are some tips to help you keep them looking their absolute best.  We serve Davis, El Dorado Hills, Elk Grove, Folsom, Gra…Read More

  5. Choosing a carpet…oh the decisions!

    When you choose a carpet for your El Dorado home, it is a big decision.  Sometimes it can seem very overwhelming.  There are several factors to consider. You have to choose between fiber types, length of carpet, style of the fibers, construction of the carpet, durability, stain resistant or not, what color, pattern or no pattern and cost.  This is a significant investment for your home and you …Read More

  6. What to look for in a Commercial Carpet Cleaning

    When it comes to commercial carpet cleaning, you should absolutely receive the same level of service and quality that you would receive in your home.  Here is a look at a few things to keep in mind when looking for a quality company to do cleaning for you. What is their reputation? Be sure to check out their Yelp, Angie’s List, Better Business Bureau and Google reviews. These reviews cannot be …Read More

  7. Choosing a reputable carpet cleaner, it is not as easy as you think

    When you are searching for someone to do any kind of work in your home, you only want the best.  Inviting anyone into your home for any kind of service work can seem challenging and maybe even a bit overwhelming.  Let’s take a few moments to determine if the company you are looking at is reputable. One very important thing is to take a look at the ratings given to them by other consumers.  It…Read More

  8. The Critical Do’s and Don’ts with Pet Urine Stains.

    Our four-legged pets are a big part of our family.  Part of pet life is that there will enviably be accidents, either from a new puppy, an elderly dog or simply a sick dog, it is something that happens.   We are here to help.   If you do not combat the stains as they occur and they build up, it can cause some serious damage down the road. Here are a few do’s and don’ts when it comes to pe…Read More

  9. Is your carpet sprouting?

    Have you ever vacuumed your rug or carpet to only find that it has suddenly gotten a few pop-up strands of fiber?  Don’t worry, that is what is known as ‘Sprouting’ and it is actually quite common and while it can be slightly irritating, it is not a reason for alarm.  A simple way to remove these sprouts is to simply trim the sprout to the height of the pile of your rug, Do not just pull t…Read More

  10. Fiber Protection It is worth the investment.

    Is having fiber protection worth the extra cost?  That really depends on how you think about it.  When you have any rug, whether wall to wall or a beautiful area rug, it is an investment in your home.   By adding a professionally applied protection to any of your rugs, carpet or upholstery you buy yourself a bit more time to help you get a spill up, therefore helping to maintain your rug, carp…Read More