Are you Ready for the Holidays?

HolidaysIt’s getting to be that time again. Holidays are coming up quickly. I don’t know where this past year has gone, but it has certainly flown by quickly. It seems that the older we get the quicker the years go by, and time just runs together. I remember as a kid, it took FOREVER for Santa to come again, now it seems like only a month ago I woke up to the Christmas Tree over flowing with presents. (I have 4 boys; so there were quite a few.)

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7 Myths and Misconceptions about Carpet’s Affect on Indoor Air Quality

Carpet Cleaning JacksonvilleThe Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI), the industry trade association, is committed to educating people about carpet and to dispel untruths and myths.

”The suggestion that carpet causes indoor air quality problems is a significant issue for the carpet industry to address,” said Werner Braun, president of CRI. “Through research, CRI offers information that is valuable to anyone living with carpet.”

The following myths have been identified as the most persistent misconceptions, according to Mr. Braun. Due to space limitations, we don’t list the full reference studies used in this research. That information can be viewed on the CRI website, listed at the end of this article.

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2012 Best of Jacksonville Award

Press ReleaseBest Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners in Jacksonville

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

A & C Carpet Cleaning & Restoration Inc Receives 2012 Best of Jacksonville Award

Jacksonville Award Program Honors the Achievement

JACKSONVILLE October 21, 2012 — A & C Carpet Cleaning & Restoration Inc has been selected for the 2012 Best of Jacksonville Award in the Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners category by the Jacksonville Award Program.

Each year, the Jacksonville Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Jacksonville area a great place to live, work and play.

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Blow Out the Candles… Quick!

Cleaning Soot Out Of CarpetCandles. There’s nothing more appealing than the sweet scent of a burning candle. Retailers tend to believe that the sweet smell of candles more closely resembles the sweet smell of profits.

After all, candles are big business, with sales of over $2 billion dollars this year alone. It’s nearly impossible to enter a department store, clothing store, drug store or the corner hardware store, without finding candles on display.

Aromatherapy candles have touted relaxation benefits and mind/body healing. But, however soothing candles may be to your mental state, however appealing their odors, and however romantic a mood they set, candles may
be causing irreparable damage to your home.

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4 Common Misconceptions & Myths about Carpet Cleaning

True or False???

#1: It doesn’t matter which method of cleaning is used.
FALSE. The method of cleaning used on your carpet has a great deal to do with how clean your carpet gets (how much dirt and residue is pulled out), how healthy for your family your carpet is and how long your carpet ultimately lasts.

There are basically 2 methods used to clean carpet. One is dry cleaning which consists of using dry power or foam. This method’s benefit (your carpet doesn’t get wet so it doesn’t need to dry) is also its biggest drawback. This method tends to leave dirt & other pollutants behind because the carpets are not rinsed.

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