Do you need some tips regarding floorcovering

Cleaning

At Churchills Carpet Court we have vast knowledge of how to clean, maintain and care for all you floorcoverings. Below are some tips to clean and care for your carpets. If you need further assitance why not give us a call and we can talk you through some options.


When spills occur, it is important that they are cleaned up immediately!
Here is a guide to help make your job easier.

Step 1.     Scoop up solids with a knife or spoon.
Step 2.     Blot up liquids with white paper towels or tissues.
Step 3.     Determine method of stain removal from the chart.
Step 4.     Before treating stain, test treatment on an inconspicuous part of the
                carpet for possible colour change.
Step 5.     With a blotting or dabbing motion, work inward from the edge of the
                stain to prevent spreading.
Step 6.     Do not rub pile during the satin removal/rinsing stages.
Step 7.     When removing stains, ensure carpet is dry before proceeding to the
                next step in the order of treatment.
Step 8.     Rinse with clear, tepid water and a clean cloth or sponge.
Step 9.     Once the stain has been removed, blot up moisture by applying
                pressure with white paper towels or tissue.
Step 10.   Do not walk on the carpet until dry.  

WOOL - cleansing agents/treatments
1.   Solution of 1 teaspoon of approved wool detergent (eg. Softly) with one
      teaspoon of white vinegar and one litre of warm water.
2.   Dry-cleaning liquid, lighter fluid of mineral turpentine. Caution: Ensure that no
      flame or lighted cigarette is near, and use in a well ventilated area.
3.   Mineral turpentine effectiveness is increased if mixed with an equal quantity of
      dry-cleaning fluid. Caution: Ensure that no flame or lighted cigarette is near,
      and use in a well ventilated area.
4.   Methylated spirits. Caution: Ensure that no flame or lighted cigarette is near,
      and use in a well ventilated area.
5.   Hydrogen peroxide (20 vol). Dilute 10 to 1 with cold water. Caution: Do not
      use on dark or patterned carpet.
6.   Dye stripper. Dilute 50 to 1 with cold water. Caution: Do not use on dark or
      patterned carpet.
7.   Chewing gum remover (freezing agent).
8.   Nail Polish remover.
9.   Clean, warm (not hot) water.
10. Cold water.
11. Weak solution of white vinegar or lemon juice with cold water.
12. Absorbent powder (eg salt or talc). Sprinkle on spillage, leave overnight and
      vaccuum the next day.

NYLON - cleansing agents/treatments
1.   Water.
2.   Detergent Solution.
3.   Detergent Solution and Armonia (not cloudy) equal parts of each.
4.   Dry cleaning solvent.
5.   Paint/oil/grease remover.
6.   Undiluted white vinegar.