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Now is a Good Time to “Quaran-Clean” Your Homes Carpet, Furniture & Rugs

Most of us are spending way more time at home right now than we usually do. And, we’re starting to notice every little thing about our living spaces. That closet needs to be cleaned out! Those drawers could be reorganized! That floor needs a good scrub! Where did that...

5 Favorite Places for Take-Out in Our Portland Neighborhood

When you live in Portland, Oregon you know that there are no shortages when it comes to food options. Portland is known as one of the biggest food hubs in the U.S. and we can understand why. There are tons of places to choose from and numerous tastes that will satisfy...

Installing Carpet or Buying Rugs – What is the Best Solution?

Considering new flooring for your home? Soft surfaces like installed carpet or area rugs can give your home an entirely new look and feel. Each has its benefits and disadvantages, so read on to find out what is best for your home and your lifestyle! Installing Carpet...

How Often Should I Have My Carpets Cleaned?

I was asked a simple question today: How often should I have my carpets cleaned? As my technicians walked in at the end of the day, I decided to pass the question onto them. They get down and dirty (quite literally) with clients’ carpets all day and would know the...

How Often Should I Have My Carpets Cleaned?

I was asked a simple question today: How often should I have my carpets cleaned? As my technicians walked in at the end of the day, I decided to pass the question onto them. They get down and dirty (quite literally) with clients’ carpets all day and would know the...

Rug Cleaning Made Easy

Let’s talk about rugs. Your rug to be exact. You have one, it’s dirty and you don’t know what to do. We know you want a clean rug and we have the solution: Bring it to Gallagher’s. Right about now you’re asking yourself, “How do I even begin such a process?” Our...

Spring Cleaning

The season known as Spring is upon us, and that brings three things: Baseball, Allergies and Spring Cleaning. Now, we love number one, dread number two and well, we do our best with number three, right? We’ve all been there. In times past, homes needed to be virtually...

Shag Rugs? No problem

The 1970’s were a magical time. The pants were tight at the waist and wide at the feet, the hair was long and free and the music was both AMAZING and disco. We can be thankful that most of these trends have left us, but few things have stuck around...one of them being...

FAQ: What Are You Going To Do To My Carpet?

There is nothing better than having your wall-to-wall carpet professionally cleaned. It’s satisfying and promotes a feeling of wellbeing.  But sometimes, you think: What are you going to do to my carpet? Fair enough. Here’s what happens. Gallagher’s trained and...

Green Carpet Cleaning: You Asked, We Answered

It’s 2016, and you live in Portland. Portlanders love living “green.” We love hybrids, composting, organic produce, and all-natural solutions in our everyday items and products. That translates to maintaining a clean home too.   Many of our clients ask about our...

Looks Can Be Deceiving

Everyone knows the old saying, “Looks can be deceiving.” And that is true - unless you’re able to dig deeper. In the case of rug identification, this means looking at the front AND the back of the rug.  We just blew your mind a little bit, didn’t we? The two most...

How Often Should I Clean My Rugs?

As a general rule, most rugs should be cleaned every 12-18 months, but a variety of factors can make it a good idea to clean your rugs more often or less often than that. It all depends on the type of rugs you have, your lifestyle, and the elements your rugs are...

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