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
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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.
This article will focus on the nature of pet urine, coffee and ink stains, describing why these common staining materials are considered more difficult than most to remove.Read more
Removing pet urine stains can be a challenge even for professionals... Fiber content, age of the animal, how long, and how many times they use the same spot all must be considered.Read more
Reappearing stains and spots can occur on upholstered fabrics, but they are much more common on floor coverings.Read more
Problems abound when it comes to rayon rugs and goes by many different names such as Viscose, Faux Silk, Art Silk, and Bamboo Silk--only to name a few. At least one manufacturer uses a brand name, calling their rayon Luxcelle. Many different names, all the same fiber.Read more
One of the most essential performance characteristics of an upholstery fabric is abrasion resistance… the ability of the material to withstand the rubbing or abrasion it receives in day-to-day use. Many factors are directly related to abrasion resistance, including: type of yarn(s), fabric construction, construction of the furniture, and degree and type of use.Read more