Archive for May 2015

Easiest Way to Clean Tile and Grout

A Mug You Can Trust Tile CleaningThe easiest way to clean tile and grout is to not do it. Well, not to do it yourself! Unfortunately, tile and grout are notoriously difficult to clean. Most homeowners know that even with regular mopping using home tile cleaners and home grout cleaning methods just don’t get all the stains and dirt out. Once the dirt has settled into the grout lines or in the little crevices of the tile surfaces, it’s almost impossible to remove. That’s when you know it’s time to call a professional tile cleaning and grout cleaning service. Using their high tech equipment, that’s more powerful than any mop or scrub brush a homeowner has, will restore your tile surfaces, grout lines and countertops to their original clean and fresh state.

A Mug You Can Trust has a powerful truck-mounted cleaning system to safely cleans floors, showers, and countertops. By easily removing dirt and contaminants, their tile cleaning and grout cleaning process uses heat, a specialized cleaning solution, and vacuum power to remove the dirt that homeowners can’t.

Whether you have ceramic or porcelain tiled surfaces or natural materials such as travertine, granite, marble, or slate, A Mug You Can Trust will effectively and safely, without any damage to the tile or grout, restore the tile and grout lines to like-new condition.

Dirt trapped in the pores of tile and grout is especially difficult to remove with traditional home cleaning solutions. As these contaminants buildup over time, your homes floors, showers, backsplashes and countertops begin to look dull, discolored and stained.

A Mug You Can Trust tile and grout cleaning professionals have access to the latest truck mounted steam cleaning equipment and training to provide superior results. With over 35 years experience in floor cleaning, ongoing specialized training, quality equipment, and a dedication to superior results insure that your residential tile and grout are cleaned to the highest standards.

A Mug You Can Trust is the most efficient and effective local tile and grout cleaning service in the East Valley Arizona area. When you call their technicians and invite them into your home, you can expect a proven and trusted expert who knows what they are doing, treat your home as if it were their own, and provides you with the highest level of customer service.

From your first contact with the company, their focus remains on making cleaning tile and grout easy for you. Because A Mug You Can Trust values their customers, they do what they say they’ll do, on time, for one guaranteed price, with no hidden charges.

 


About A Mug You Can Trust

With more than 35 years of carpet cleaning experience, A Mug You Can Trust uses state-of-the-art equipment providing exceptional results for homes, commercial and retail businesses. A Mug You Can Trust values their customers by doing what they say they’ll do, on time, for one guaranteed price, with no hidden charges. Call A Mug You Can Trust at (480) 626-3492 or email alan@amugyoucantrust.com for a carpet cleaning estimate.

Cleaning Vinyl Composite Tile (VCT)

Vinyl Floor Cleaning

 

One of the best ways to keep your facility clean and presentable is have a professional commercial floor cleaning company bring your vinyl composite tile (VCT) flooring back to life.

VCT floors offer a unique air cushioning that insulates against cold and improves sound absorption in almost all commercial space. VCT flooring is ideal for heavy traffic and noisy areas in commercial office buildings, industrial warehouses, retail spaces, restaurant bars, educational institutions, and even churches. With proper restoration and regular VCT flooring maintenance, you can retain a more professional look for decades.

 

  • Sweeping and mopping will help prevent your VCT floor from scratching and staining – ensuring your VCT floor a long life. These two VCT maintenance tasks are the primary activities that you must perform on regular, or even on a daily basis. How often these tasks need to be completed depend on the amount of traffic and soil your facility accumulates.
  • Stripping and waxing as needed is also important to VCT maintenance. Removing the existing wax finish from your floor and applying the new one requires some knowledge of flooring chemicals and equipment. Often facility managers leave this task to professional VCT floor cleaning companies.
  • For stripping, floor buffers are used at low speed on the vinyl to take off the existing wax. This is a labor intensive job. For areas with high wax accumulation, stripping process may need to be repeated. After the finish is removed, the floor should be rinsed to remove any residue of old wax.
  • Using a mop, the new VCT finish is applied in coats. The floor should be dried completely between coats, adding as many coats you wish. Depending on the shine you hope to achieve and the finish you are using, generally, 4-5 coats will give you a medium shine.
  • After the last coat of wax dries, your floor is ready to walk on. But, you still need a high speed buffering to restore the shine of your floor. However, avoid doing any high speed buffing or polishing for at least two days after the last coat of wax is applied.

Nothing beats a good VCT waxing and VCT buffing. This type of regular maintenance will elongate the life of commercial and industrial floor surfaces.

No matter what size your burnishing, buffing and waxing project is, you need to have an excellent relationship with a VCT floor cleaning company that has experience with vinyl composite tile (VCT). Finding a trusted contractor to assist you with your floor care for your facility is easier than you may think. A Mug You Can Trust uses the most professional and eco-friendly equipment, techniques and top-rated commercial floor cleaners. This East Valley VCT floor cleaning company will help you revitalize and protect your VCT flooring for years to come.

Whether you’re looking for floor burnishing, floor buffing, or floor waxing for VCT, the East Valley experts at A Mug You Can Trust can help you keep your facilities flooring in top notch condition. With more than 35 years of floor cleaning experience in the Gilbert, Chandler, Mesa, Apache Junction, Queen Creek, Tempe, Scottsdale, Ahwatukee, and Phoenix, Arizona areas, A Mug You Can Trust uses state-of-the-art equipment providing exceptional results for homes, commercial and retail businesses. A Mug You Can Trust values their customers by doing what they say they’ll do, on time, for one guaranteed price, with no hidden charges.


About A Mug You Can Trust

With more than 35 years of carpet cleaning experience, A Mug You Can Trust uses state-of-the-art equipment providing exceptional results for homes, commercial and retail businesses. A Mug You Can Trust values their customers by doing what they say they’ll do, on time, for one guaranteed price, with no hidden charges. Call A Mug You Can Trust at (480) 626-3492 or email alan@amugyoucantrust.com for a carpet cleaning estimate.

Carpet Stain Removal Tips

Kids will be kids. No matter how many times you tell them to sit at the table and eat, they tend to wander off. Before you know it that peanut butter and jelly sandwich is face down on what was your clean carpet. Now what?

You may have no clue as to how to remove stains from your carpet. Your first instinct may be to grab a towel and start scrubbing. STOP! This will probably just make a bad situation worse. So, how do you get that sticky jelly out of your carpet?

The professionals at A Mug You Can Trust understand you can’t call a carpet cleaner to your East Valley home every time a small spill or accident happens. So, to help you keep your carpets looking cleaner between professional cleaning, here are some tips to dealing with that jelly before it become a set in stain.

  • First, take a clean unsharpened knife, a butter knife will work great, and remove all the jelly you can from the carpeting. Don’t get in there and really dig it out, just use slow, gentle strokes.
  • Next, depending on the type of carpet you have, removing a stain will be different for each carpet type. Using the wrong technique may actually leave a permanent stain on the carpet, and we know you certainly don’t want that to happen.
  • If your carpet is made from natural materials like wool, or sisal, they react negatively to liquid treatments. So, prior to cleaning the area with a liquid solutions, you should do a patch test in an area that is hidden from view.
  • Once you’ve determined that it’s ok to use a carpet cleaning solution without causing more damage, apply a bit to the stain and wait a few minutes. Using cold water, you should then rinse the carpet cleaning solution from the carpet.
  • Add a quarter of a teaspoon of carpet shampoo to one liter of cold water and mix. Remember, hot water will set the stain, so be sure to use cold water. Now, do another test patch to make sure that it’s safe to continue the cleansing process. Once that’s done, soak a clean cloth in the shampoo solution and then place it over the stain. After a few minutes take up the cloth and press a clean towel onto the damp area of the carpet. This will soak up the moisture and also remove the stain. You may have to use several towels and repeat this process several times.
  • Once you’re removed the stain, you need to rinse the shampoo and other residue out of the carpet. Using a spray bottle filled with warm water, spray the area. Again, take a clean cloth and blot to remove the moisture. Remember not to rub or scrub the area.
  • Now all that’s left is to let the carpet dry. Pile several towels over the wet area and place something heavy on top, like a big book. Keep in mind the towels may get wet, so be sure to protect whatever you put on top with a plastic bag. After a few hours, remove the towels and let air dry overnight. You should awake to a dry, clean carpet.

For more carpet cleaning tips or to have your carpets professionally cleaned in the Gilbert, Chandler, Mesa, Apache Junction, Queen Creek, Tempe, Scottsdale, Ahwatukee, and Phoenix, Arizona areas, contact A Mug You Can Trust.


About A Mug You Can Trust

With more than 35 years of carpet cleaning experience, A Mug You Can Trust uses state-of-the-art equipment providing exceptional results for homes, commercial and retail businesses. A Mug You Can Trust values their customers by doing what they say they’ll do, on time, for one guaranteed price, with no hidden charges. Call A Mug You Can Trust at (480) 626-3492 or email alan@amugyoucantrust.com for a carpet cleaning estimate.

Cleaning Carpets in Your Home

Carpet cleaning is important to give your homes flooring new and longer life. While there are do-it-yourself methods where you purchase spot cleaners or rent a machine at the grocery store, a good carpet cleaning service will always give you a better result. In fact, hot water, truck mounted systems offer a greater level of cleaning power than the kinds of rug shampooers that you can rent at the store. Yet, you need to ask, because not all companies will use just that kind of equipment.

Additionally, there are some carpet cleaning services that provide shoddy work with no guarantee. To find a reputable carpet cleaner, look for a service with specific favorable references, professional business practices, state of the art equipment, and trained technicians.

Finding a good carpet cleaner is not as easy as it might sound. There is more to it than simply opening the phone book and choosing one. So, here are some tips to finding the best residential carpet cleaning service in the East Valley Arizona area.

  • Ask friends, relatives, co-workers and your next door neighbors. Word of mouth is one of the best techniques to find the best and worst services.
  • Search the internet for a carpet cleaner in the East Valley area. There are lots of review websites where you can find services listed. Also, be sure to visit the company’s website too – usually you’ll learn what methods they use, and how long they’ve been in business. Some even give you an opportunity to request a quote online.
  • Find a company with the best cleaning method. Research the different methods of carpet cleaning. All companies offer different methods of cleaning including: Hot water extraction, shampooing and steam cleaning. It’s important to note, in our opinion, hot water, truck mounted systems provide the best cleaning.
  • Request a quote. Ask your carpet cleaning service to send a sales representative to your premises, assess your carpets and give you a presentation on how their cleaning process works, as well as an estimate. Be sure when you request a price quote that you understand what is and what isn’t included in the estimate. Find out exactly what you will be getting for your money. If a company seems is too cheap — be sure to ask why, there may be hidden charges.
  • Ask for references. Any carpet cleaning company who has been established for a reasonable amount of time will be able to offer you several names and numbers to contact. If you like what you hear from the references, then call the carpet cleaning company back and schedule your cleaning!

 


About A Mug You Can Trust

With more than 35 years of carpet cleaning experience, A Mug You Can Trust uses state-of-the-art equipment providing exceptional results for homes, commercial and retail businesses. A Mug You Can Trust values their customers by doing what they say they’ll do, on time, for one guaranteed price, with no hidden charges. Call A Mug You Can Trust at (480) 626-3492 or email alan@amugyoucantrust.com for a carpet cleaning estimate.

Cleaner Carpets in East Valley

 

Your carpets and rugs may hаvе stains аnd spots on them. Perhaps you аrеn’t sure what to do. you’ve tried cleaning them and the stains never seem to come out completely. Or, they simply reappear in a few days. It may be time to consider professional East Valley carpet cleaning help. In fact, here аrе some great reasons to consider this service:

Less Time and Energy

A carpet cleaner with years of experience will do all of the work for you. Doing the job yourself requires renting equipment, buying and mixing chemicals, and worrying that you haven’t gotten all the water and stains out of the carpet. With a professional East Valley carpet cleaning company, You have very little to do…simply pick up the phone and give them a call.

The carpet cleaners will take care of any furniture that needs to be moved out of the way and put it back in its proper place. They’ll pre-treat the stains and they guarantee your happiness.

The Right Equipment

With a hired carpet cleaner, you don’t have to worry about having the necessary tools and equipment. They bring it right to your doorstep. Using a truck mounted extraction system, the carpet cleaner can quickly, easily, and completely clean your carpets to your complete satisfactions. Again, with a professional carpet cleaner, there’s no need to go to the rental store, haul the cleaner home, drag it into your house, figure out how to use it and then have to return it once the job is complete. Hiring a carpet cleaner in the East Valley ensures they’ll have the right equipment for your type of carpet too.

Health Issues

A carpet cleaning service will completely sanitize your carpets and rugs. Invisible to the human eye, millions of tiny bacteria, dust mites, and other health hazards may be lurking inside your carpeting. Burrowed deep inside the fibers of your carpet these nasty germ filled creatures can be present without your knowledge. The next time your child drops something on the carpet, then picks it up and puts it in his or her mouth, think about this. You need to protect them!

In addition to living creatures, there may also be thriving forest оf mold spores deep within your carpet. If you аrе allergic to mold, you may have a serious reaction. Additionally, there are certain types of mold that are hazardous for everyone and can cause numerous health issues.

Guarantee Satisfaction

An East Valley professional carpet cleaning service will guarantee their work. If any spots do return after your carpets are cleaned, which is rare, simply call them back and they will retreat the problem areas at no additional cost.


About A Mug You Can Trust

With more than 35 years of carpet cleaning experience, A Mug You Can Trust uses state-of-the-art equipment providing exceptional results for homes, commercial and retail businesses. A Mug You Can Trust values their customers by doing what they say they’ll do, on time, for one guaranteed price, with no hidden charges. Call A Mug You Can Trust at (480) 626-3492 or email alan@amugyoucantrust.com for a carpet cleaning estimate.

Author
Alan Mandel

Alan Mandel has more than 35 years of experience in the carpet and floor cleaning industry. He is the owner of 'A Mug You Can Trust', a full service floor cleaning company located in Mesa, Arizona.

A Mug You Can Trust

JM Maintenance Corp
Carpet, Tile, Grout Cleaning
Floor Stripping, Waxing & Polishing
480-626-3492
www.amugyoucantrust.com
Email: alan@amugyoucantrust.com

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