January 26, 2018
hardwood floor cleaning

Hardwood Floor Cleaning Tips

Are you looking for cleaning and maintenance tips for wood floors sealed and finished with a clear protective coating such as polyurethane or factory pre-finished UV […]
October 26, 2017
Hoffman Carpet Cleaning - Understanding Tea Washed Rugs

Understanding Tea-Washed Rugs

Tea-washed rugs are very common in today’s marketplace.  Tea-washing a rug gives it an antique effect that many people look for when shopping for a beautiful […]
October 16, 2017
Hoffman Carpet Cleaning - Viscose Rugs

Viscose Rugs = Artificial Or “Art” Silk

Did you know that many of today’s rugs that are labeled as being silk are actually artificial silk made of viscose fibers?  Rugs made of viscose […]
October 2, 2017
Hoffman Carpet Cleaning - understanding Abrash

Understanding Abrash (Why Does My Rug Have Stripes?)

Abrash is the natural variation in color and texture caused by differences in material texture and dyes used.  Abrash is the striped appearance that you can […]
September 25, 2017
Hoffman Carpet Cleaning - Understanding White Knots

Understanding White Knots (Rug Freckles Or Foundation Knots)

Are you seeing a few white knots in your area rug and wonder what these are?  Well, many owners and more than a few cleaners are […]
September 18, 2017
Hoffman Carpet Cleaning - Understanding Tufted Rugs

Understanding Tufted Rugs

Tufted rugs are different in construction from a woven rug.  Each knot on a woven rug is hand tied where on a tufted rug each loop […]