Before We Arrive
It is best to prepare not to use or very limited use of the area being cleaned until it is dry.
(approx. 6 -8 hrs.)
Please have everything up off the floors or furniture as much as possible.
Keep in mind we will need room to work and for our equipment.
We will need access to water and a restroom.
We will need electricity, and access to circuit breakers if needed.
Please make plans to keep children and pets safe not to be in the work areas or around our equipment.
Limit other activity in the building as much as possible.
While We Are There
After a friendly introduction to any children or pets, for safety reasons please keep them away from the work areas and our equipment.
Please let us know were to find the water, restroom, and the circuit breakers are located if needed.
You do not have to be present while we are there however please give us lock up instructions and if possible a contact number.
Please avoid walking on carpets until completely dry, if we treated any spots these areas will take longer to dry, Continue with air movement with fans if possible, keep humidity down.
If you need to walk on the carpet make sure your shoes or slippers are clean any dirt on them will transfer to the carpet.
We recommend having inside shoes or slippers.
Be very careful of slipping, your shoes or slippers will be wet if you step on a hard floor it will be extra slippery, those with children or pets should be extra careful of this.
After carpets have completely dried you may replace any furniture that was moved prior to cleaning, also if we placed carpet pads or plastic under any furniture they may also be removed.
Vacuum carpets thoroughly after a few days, and establish a thorough and frequent vacuuming routine.
Monitor your carpets for spots frequently. When possible spot removal should occur at the time the spot is found.
Using soil trap and walk off mats help reduce soiling and wear.
Regularly monitor for damaged fibers and loose seams have them repaired as soon as possible to prevent further damage to your carpets.
Put in place our recommended traffic lane maintenance program and our recommended overall cleaning program.
Overall Cleaning = most manufactures and us recommend every 12 to 18 months.
Traffic Lane Cleaning = as needed
Please avoid sitting on upholstery until completely dry, if we treated any spots these areas will take longer to dry.
After upholstery has completely dried you may replace cushions and other items.
Vacuum upholstery thoroughly after few days, and establish a thorough and frequent vacuuming routine.
Monitor your upholstery for spots frequently. When possible spot removal should occur at the time the spot is found.
Using head and armrest covers will reduce soiling and wear.
Put in place our recommended seating area cleaning and our recommended overall cleaning program.
Overall Cleaning = we recommend every 3 to 5 years.
Seating Area Cleaning = As needed or every 12 to 18 months.