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Is Carpet Cleaning An Essential Service? Yes!

Why is carpet cleaning an essential service? Because maintaining a clean home is essential for our sense of safety, comfort, and overall well-being. As a homeowner or renter, you aren’t expected to solve every in-home problem that arises. You can troubleshoot, but you...

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...

Rental Carpet Cleaning Machines vs. Professional Carpet Cleaners

Just imagine: Your in-laws are coming for dinner this weekend. You suddenly realize the kids have waged a grape juice war against the living room carpet, and somehow created a runway of muddy footprints in the hallway, too. What else could go wrong? Uh-oh. Fido has...

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 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...

Which Carpet Type Is Best For You?

Carpets provide comfort and even warmth in winter months. They also act as a natural sound blocker, making your space more peaceful and quiet. The right carpet type for you depends on your lifestyle and your needs. The truth is, it really comes down to three essential...

How To Properly Store Your Rugs For Winter

We have experienced an influx in water damaged rugs this season, and wanted to share some quick tips to protect your rugs and heirloom pieces.  First, make sure to store your rugs a few feet off the floor of your basement or garage to avoid damaging them if, and when,...

9 Ways To Freshen Up Your Home

We’ve all been there. When spring rolls around, you throw open the windows to invite the sun in -- and that’s when you notice the thick layer of dust on everything in the house. After months of hiding out and keeping the house warm in the winter, now is the perfect...

5 Essential Tricks to Keep Your Carpet Fresh and Clean

Regular, professional carpet cleaning services are essential to maintaining the longevity of your carpet. In between regular cleanings, we recommend following these 5 tips to keep your carpets looking fresh and clean! Proper Way to Vacuum Carpet Vacuuming your in-home...

A Guide to Cleaning and Buying Vintage Rugs in Portland, OR

High-End boutique splurge or thrift store steal? Gallagher’s Rug & Carpet Care specializes in professional rug cleaning and rug repair to restore vintage rugs so they can’t tell the difference! Rug Care : The Answer for Boutique Taste on A Budget in Portland...

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