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Getting out salt stains on commercial carpets in New Jersey.
28 Mar

Preventing Salt Stains on Your Commercial Carpets After Winter

After the frosts of winter have been melted away using rock salt and other ice melt products, those signature white salt stains appear seemingly overnight in your business entryways and lobbies. Trying to get these stains out yourself can prove a difficult case to solve, and it’s possible to do more damage than good to

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Water damage, flooded basement causes in New Jersey
23 Feb

Common Causes of Flooded Basements

Due to the fact that basements are built at least partially or fully underground, they are often the culprits of drainage issues from heavy rains or burst pipes. Or, it can simply collect the aftermath of appliance that malfunctions such as an overflowing washing machine or dishwasher. Whatever the reason, getting water out of your

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Cleaning water damaged carpets in central New Jersey.
29 Jan

What to Do with Water Damaged Carpets at Home or Work

When you discover soaked carpets, begin immediately by blotting up as much excess water as possible.  Be sure to blot and not rub, as dirty floodwaters may contain contaminants, dirt and debris. Do this step as thoroughly as possible, even if you need to run all your towels through the dryer to begin another round

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Removing alcohol stains from carpets in New Jersey.
19 Dec

Removing Alcohol Stains from Carpets After the Holidays

Hosting for the holidays is all fun and games until someone spills a glass of wine or beer onto your nice carpets or area rugs. Alcohol carpet stains should be dealt with almost immediately to prevent permanent damage to the carpet or rug fibers. Many stains have a setting period where after a particular amount

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Pet stains on carpets, carpet cleaning in New Jersey.
18 Oct

Removing Pet Stains from Carpets

Having pets is a wonderful part of coming home. Whether it’s a dog or a cat or some other furry friend, pets tend to make a house a home. But something not so pleasant about pets is sometimes coming home to an accident. Pet stains on carpets can be difficult to remove or leave lingering

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Area rug cleaning in New Jersey
21 Sep

Area Rug Cleaning is an Art

Large area rugs are an art form. So why not treat them like it? When you decide to clean your rug, you want it to be cleaned correctly and treated with the utmost care. The first and foremost thing you should do is identify the type of fibers used to make it. Berber, Oriental, or

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Residential carpet cleaning.
22 Aug

How Carpet Cleaning Can Improve Indoor Air Quality

Did you know that bacteria can live for 4 weeks after being left on carpet? And that the average person sheds around 1.5 million skin flakes in just an hour? The average carpet collects several pounds of soil every year, especially high traffic areas like an office or entryway. If carpet cleaning is neglected for

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Grilling fire safety for summer in New Jersey
24 Jul

Summer Grilling Safety Tips

With summer at its peak, backyard cookouts and grilled food are back in action as regular weekend activities. At ServiceMaster Cleaning & Restoration Services, we’ve seen all kinds of simple and seemingly innocent activities turn into fire damage disasters that could have been prevented. Keep the following tips in mind when using any type of grill

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Tile and grout cleaning services
29 Jun

Tile and Grout Cleaning Tips

Effectively cleaning your tile and grout floors is a tough job. Grout is composed of a mixture of water and cement, often including sand, coloring or finely ground gravel. This makes it a porous substance that will absorb soil, dirt, mold and mildew over time. Getting all the dirt or bacteria out of these microscopic

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