Archive for the Odor Category

How to Handle Carpet Odor Until They Are Professionally Cleaned

How to Handle Carpet Odor Until They Are Professionally Cleaned

Carpets are soft and comfortable to run our feet through and even lay on. However, with the traffic they see, it is easy for them to get dirty and consequently develop bad smells. Of course, contacting a professional cleaning service is the ideal option to clean them properly and neutralize any smells. In the meantime though, there are ways to manage these persistent smells on your own until you can get professional help. Below you will find some common means of treating your flooring to handle bad smells from heavy foot traffic, spills and stains, and even damage from pets. Treating Carpet Odors Baking Soda Baking soda is one of the most frequent products used when it comes to cleaning and getting rid of smells. It’s commonly found in households, which makes this easy enough for anyone to use. You should distribute the baking soda evenly across the floor you

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Why Do My Carpets Smell Worse in the Summertime?

Why Do My Carpets Smell Worse in the Summertime?

Summer brings warm weather, fun times and the opportunity to get out and enjoy all the beautiful weather. Sadly, it can also bring out the nasty odors from your carpets and upholstery. You may wonder why the warmer weather brings those old odors back to the surface, so we’re going to tell you why and how you can prevent it from happening again. Sense of smell As they say, the nose knows! Our sense of smell is the only sense that has a direct connection to the brain, so those bad odors will affect us more intensely than you might think. Odors do intensify in the warmer summer months and the bad smells will always trump the wonderful smells like fresh cut grass or the flowers blooming in your garden. Depending on the heat and the humidity, some days may be worse than others, causing those old smells to waft

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