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Cleaning the BBC Points West couch

Cleaning the BBC Points West sofa The Points West studio in Bristol prior to a professional uphostery cleaning. A few week’s back, we took an unusual enquiry… I’m looking for somebody that could remove a stain from a sofa in our studio – a baby wallaby had an “accident” on it and I’m trying to clean …

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How to choose the right fabric

How to choose the right fabric Choosing a new sofa or three piece suite, or planning to get some upholstery recovered? The huge range of colours, textures and styles available can be daunting, but how to care for these fabrics and how well they will (or won’t) resist staining should really be the first consideration. …

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Vanish

VANISH A key element of professional carpet cleaning is stain removal. Whether or not a carpet is dirty, often it is a particular stain that will initiate a call for our services. Obviously, there is a hugely diverse range of stains than can cause issues. Green Man carry a broad spectrum of eco-friendly treatments to tackle …

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National Carpet Cleaners Association

NCCA Yesterday, I received our renewed NCCA membership certificate via email. Here it is: Being members of the NCCA helps us to ensure that our customers know that they are getting a reputable and professional service each time they book us for a carpet or upholstery clean. This is important for a number of reasons: …

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Revolution

REVOLUTION! Introducing a REVOLUTION… It goes without saying that the world of carpet & upholstery cleaning is pretty exciting, but our latest piece of news has the potential to completely revolutionise the quality of what we can offer our customers… As Eco-carpet, rug & upholstery cleaning professionals, we are familiar with the many ways in which carpets, …

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How to clean stair carpets

How to clean stair carpets Step One: Vacuuming As per an earlier post on How to vacuum like a pro, stair carpet cleaning requires a very thorough vacuum as the initial step (no pun intended). The Sebo BS36 comes into its own on stairs, providing serious levels of agitation and endless vacuum power. I tend to …

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How to clean sisal

HOW TO CLEAN SISAL, COIR & SEAGRASS aka: pains in the (gr)ass!  Sisal (saɪsəl), with the botanical name Agave sisalana, is a species of Agave native to southern Mexico but widely cultivated and naturalized in many other countries. It yields a stiff fibre used in making various products. [Source: Wikipedia] Coir ( kɔɪər), or coconut fibre, is …

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Freshen-up

Freshen-up! Spring officially begins next week & here at GREEN MAN HQ, we’re delighted to announce the latest addition to our professional carpet, rug, curtain & upholstery cleaning repertoire… The Freshen-Up Clean! Sometimes, your home just needs a little invigorating… Maybe you’re entertaining? Maybe you have family visiting soon? Perhaps you just simply want to bring …

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How to vacuum like a pro

How to vacuum like a pro N.B. It proved impossible to find a vintage photo with a man wielding a vacuum. Please email us one if you can! The importance of a good vacuum cleaner in the home is clear to everyone, particularly those with children or animals. Or both. Our very existence is a …

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