Author: carpetkeepers

The Dangers of Damp Carpets Hot, humid days coupled with drenching rains are part of every summer in Virginia. All that wetness means lots of plants growing, which can be good or bad. On the good side, our foliage stays lush and green long into the summer....

It's Time to Clear the Air Summer is in full bloom, and so is allergy season. While you're enjoying the sunshine, flowers and the ease of outdoor living, make sure you're not inviting dangerous allergens, mold, and pests into your home. Outdoor Life In the summer, you'll have...

Time to Bust the Dust Dust in your house isn't just unattractive and annoying. It's also the prime feeding source for nasty dust mites, whose waste can trigger severe allergic reactions in many people. Dust mites live on dust and keeping dust out of your house can...

Fight Pet Dander Allergies with Regular Cleaning We love our pets, but living with them can sometimes be difficult for family members who suffer from allergies. There are ways to let your whole furred and non-furred family live happily together. Experts recommend a multi-pronged approach that...

Heat, Humidity and Your Home Health If you live in the Northern Virginia area, you know all about humidity. Spring is the season of allergies and summer is right around the corner with its tropical temperatures and high humidity. Now's the right time to start thinking...

Carpet Cleaners and Carpet Fibers Do you know what your carpets are made of? Determining the type and fiber of your area rugs and carpets will help you get the dirt out without causing damage. When in doubt, consult a professional carpet cleaner like Carpet Keepers. We...

Cleaning Your Dirty Doormat You spend time cleaning your house, ridding it of dirt, germs and odors, but there's one spot that you might be missing. If you have a doormat at your door, it's one of the dirtiest spots in your home. In fact, according...