How do I prepare for a professional carpet cleaning?
It's very easy, really. Simply have any plants, knick-knacks, lamps, loose or breakable items removed from rooms we will be cleaning. We will be happy to move any chairs, tables, sofas as needed.
Do you move furniture?
We will move the basic furniture. Chairs, couches, end tables. We don't move beds, dressers or large items.
How often should I clean my carpet?
Most carpet manufacturers recommend that your carpet be cleaned every 12 to 24 months. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suggests even more frequent cleaning, depending on your carpet's use and traffic. Carpet subjected to extreme soiling or heavy use, pets, particularly high traffic areas, or carpet installed in homes occupied by persons with allergy or respiratory problems require greater cleaning frequency. Carpet receiving limited traffic needs less frequent cleaning. Regular vacuuming and immediate attention to spots and spills will keep your carpet cleaner longer.
Do soil protectants really work?
Absolutely, if they are a high quality protectant and properly applied. Protectants not only prevent spills and spots from becoming permanent stains, but also make your regular vacuuming more effective by creating an invisible shield around each fiber. TnT uses only the finest carpet and Upholstery protectants available
How long does the carpet take to dry?
Most carpet drys in about 2 to 4 hours, depending on carpet type, conditions and ventilation. Any furniture that is moved and replaced with furniture taps . The tabs should not be removed for 24 hours.
How long after cleaning can we use our furniture?
Most of the furniture will be dry to the touch in less than one to two hours; however fabric type and soiling condition can extend drying times
How often should we clean our upholstery?
It depends on fabric, construction, use, even how much cooking is done in the home. A good rule of thumb for pieces used regularly is every 12-18 months. Since upholstery fabrics are more delicate than carpet, mild soiling conditions can leave permanent discoloration. If there is visible soiling, act quickly and have it cleaned as soon as possible. It is always best to have a fabric protectant reapplied after cleaning
Can you clean our oriental or area rugs?
Yes and No. If the rug is a machine tufted carpet similar to normal wall-to-wall carpet; Yes. However, if the rug is hand tufted, woven, has fringe or made of natural fibers such as wool, cotton or silk, in-plant cleaning is your best option.
Air duct Cleaning
How do we prepare for the cleaning of our air ducts?
All we ask is that you move any large furniture, beds, dressers anything that is on or under any air vent. Furnace areas need to be cleared and open to be able to clean the furnace.
How long does it take to clean the air system?
It depends on the amount of vents and furnaces that you have. On average about 3 hours.
Dryer Vent Cleaning
Should we have our dryer vent cleaned?
Yes! Your dryer will perform and dry your clothes faster, which will save you money. You will also prevent premature wear on you dryer motor. And most importantly, having your dryer vent cleaned may prevent a house fire.