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Carpet rippling is not uncommon and the number one cause of carpets bubbling or buckling is an improper installation. COIT will cover 6 reasons to why your carpet may be experiencing a rippling, bubbling or buckling effect. #1 Cause of Carpet Rippling – Improper Installation It is unfortunate to entrust a specialist to install our carpets, but end up having to call the...
  A common question we are asked is to explain the difference between a green carpet cleaning solution and one that is a chemical cleaning solution. We hope to tackle all the pros and cons of both these cleaning products. Both are effective in what they do, but we do notice that natural cleaning products have a less negative impact on your home, your health, and the...
If you have kids, then you know that while they are bundles of joy, they can also act as unstoppable mess machines. Having kids means spilled food, crayoned walls, and dirt messes all around your home. While you love every second of it, your house can get really messy if it's not consistently tended to. In light of those adorable little mess makers, we offer you the top...
If you have carpet in your home, you know how quickly and easily it can fall victim to stains. No matter how careful you may be, with the hustle and bustle of everyday life, you’re bound to encounter a few spots and spills along the way. But what about unpleasant carpet smells? How do you handle those? They’re certainly no fun – and these kinds of odors makes your home ...
If you’re like most pet owners, your dog or cat is more than just a pet – he or she is a part of your family, right? As constant companions, our pets often make those bad days just a little bit easier. But it’s no secret that every once in a while, our beloved furry friends may accidentally leave a trail on our favorite furniture and bedding. Yikes! No matter how potty-...
Anti-Browning Solution for Carpets Carpet browning or yellowing is common and we get asked the question all the time:  “Why are there brown spots on my carpet after cleaning?” We will be reviewing what are some potential causes for your carpet gaining brown spots and how to solve each one. Carpet Wicking is the Culprit For Reoccurring Brown Spots Carpet Browning is a...
Ever wondered about why people have started using essential oils in their cleaning mix? Essential oils are naturally antibacterial and will only help to enhance your existing cleaning products. List of common essential oils for clean cleaning!Lemon Tea TreeRosemaryOrangesEucalyptusLavenderPeppermintThymePineCinnamonThese oils can be mixed to make a very nice cleaning...
Tips On Cleaning Your Outdoor Patio Furniture The end of the summer months is approaching, so our time to enjoy the beautiful warm weather is also quickly coming to a close. Make the most of the remaining sun by firing up the grills, getting out on the patio, and enjoying some quality time with the friends and family.   If your have outdoor patio furniture and are making...
Do you find yourself coming back to the same dirty spot on your carpet? It makes no sense; you cleaned this exact stain a few days ago, how is it back? What is going on?  These are common household cleaning problems that our customers ask us. Breathe a sigh of relief as we elaborate on this occurrence, you are not crazy, it’s the carpet that is crazy! These stains keep...
7 Summer Cleaning Tips Summer is a fun time for the whole family and here at COIT we understand how your home can drastically change during the summer months. The weather is warm, the kids are on summer vacation, and everyone begins to break a sweat. Summer comes with a string of new messes, but on the Brightside, COIT is happy to offer cleaning tips for you this summer...