How to clean net curtains, sheers and voiles.

For many households, the cleaning of basic net curtains or sheers is simply a matter of: taking them down, removing the hooks, washing them on a gentle cycle and re-hooking and re-hanging them. This takes time and effort but it does save money. The alternative for...

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Shag pile rug cleaning: A guide to clean long pile rugs

Shag pile, or long pile rugs are attractive additions to many contemporary spaces. They do, however, tend to be great collectors of soil and debris. Vacuum cleaners are of little use in trying to maintain and keep clean shag pile rugs because of the long pile which tends to block and clog the vacuum nozzle. This leads to the rugs becoming unhygienic, unsightly and in need of proper, thorough cleaning. They are almost impossible to clean on site and professional Plant cleaning is the only successful option.

How to get curtains made. Find a good curtain maker.

When it comes to window dressings there are a range of options available, from leaving windows bare,through basic blinds, to designed blinds to curtains (in all their varieties) to elaborate swags and tails treatments. Off the shelf curtains can be suitable in certain circumstances but these...

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Recovering Upholstered Furniture

No matter how much we take care of our upholstered furniture and have it cleaned regularly to maintain its appearance, there will eventually come a time when a new item of furniture will be required or the existing one will need to be stripped and recovered with new fabric to restore it to its former glory.

Wool carpet cleaning guide

There are a lot of myths existing about the cleaning of wool carpets… many developed by those with vested interests. So, firstly, let’s dispel some of these: