There are many types of foods, drinks and chemicals that can cause troublesome stains on interior textiles. There is, however, an interesting subset of staining materials that are unique in their method of action. These chemicals are completely invisible when first applied.Read more
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Have you ever wondered why your white silk sofa seems to have a yellow cast? How about that white cotton sofa that is yellowing, but only behind the pillows? Most color changes do tend to occur on white or light-colored furnishings, but there can be problems on dark colors, too.Read more
Draperies, one of the most widely used applications of vertical fabrics, are often thought to be difficult to maintain. Actually, with a little planning and a careful approach, these items can be kept clean with a minimum of effort.Read more
A general about several issues concerning the growth of mildew on textiles.Read more
"Dry Clean Only" fabrics require special care. For cleaning purposes, fabric manufacturers and distributors generally categorize fabrics according to colorfastness codes. The "S" code identifies these kinds of fabrics.Read more
Oriental rugs don't require a lot of time but they do require special care... Fiber-Seal technicians are experts in caring for these types of floor coverings and offer maintenance tips dependent on each type of rug and style.Read more
Carpet protection film is used by many people who are remodeling in order to protect their floor coverings... But, is it the best choice? Adhesive-backed Protectors can transfer a sticky residue in certain situations.Read more
Wine stain removal is a trickier process than many online "home remedies" sources would suggest. While white and rose wines can obviously create stains, we’ll focus here on red wines. Stains from these wines are much more troublesome for the average homeowner.Read more
Using dishwashing liquid or other cleaners not designed for carpet or fabric cleaning, inevitably leads to accelerated soiling in the long run.Read more
Have you ever wondered why traffic lanes wear out faster than surrounding carpet? Is it simply because of the high traffic in those areas or is there another culprit at play? Often when we think of fabric protection, we think of spills on light-colored fabrics. However, fabric protection treatments do much more than just protect fabric from spills.