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One More Reason to Get a Quality Vacuum CleanerAfter learning about dust mites, you too, may want to see if your vacuum cleaner is a CRI certified product.
The Science Behind Clean CarpetCRI's Seal of Approval (SOA) program uses precise science to test carpet cleaning products to help ensure certified products will get your carpets clean.
How to Preserve Carpet Nap or PilePerhaps the traffic areas begin to look crushed or flattened, or you've recently moved your furniture around and there are indentations in the carpet. Are those “dents” permanent? What can be done to preserve carpet’s nap or pile?
Severely Dirty and Abused Carpet...Deep Clean or Replace?It looks like a 'Friday Night Tractor Pull' was performed in the living room; and the traffic lanes look like scars that didn't fully heal. Should your carpet be professionally deep cleaned or replaced?
Clean Your Carpet - What You Can't See Does MatterYou might expect a doctor to say: "What You Can't See Can Hurt You!" But who would expect it from a carpet cleaning professional?
Installing and Maintaining Your New CarpetA quality installation can make all the difference in the performance of your new carpet, while proper maintenance will extend the time you can enjoy your carpet and help keep its fresh appearance.
How to Extend the Life of Your CarpetBy implementing good cleaning techniques and proper frequency of maintenance, your carpet's life can be greatly extended.
The New England Journal of Medicine: No Difference in Allergen Levels in Carpeted vs. Uncarpeted HomesStudy found no difference in the improvement experienced by children who lived in homes with carpet versus children from homes with other types of flooring.
How to Choose and Use a Carpet SpotterWhen spills are dealt with promptly and properly using a CRI-approved spot remover, they can be quick and easy to clean up.
How to Choose and Use a “Home” Carpet ExtractorThere are a variety of carpet cleaners on the market and four factors to consider when choosing a unit for your home.
Clean, Dry Carpet Won't Grow MoldMoldy carpet is unheard of when carpet is kept clean and dry.
How to Reduce Allergens in Your HomeComplete avoidance may be difficult, but simple steps can be taken to reduce exposure.
Five Reasons to Take Better Care of Your CarpetWhy and how to work smarter, not harder, to keep your carpet looking great for years to come.
Why You Want Carpet to Come CleanCleaning carpet may seem like more of a chore than dusting a coffee table, but properly cleaning and maintaining your carpet makes all the difference in the world.
Using Proper Carpet Cleaning Products Pays OffHow do you keep carpet looking great? Easy. The simplest way to protect your carpet investment is preserving its quality using products with the green and blue label of the Carpet and Rug Institute’s Seal of Approval Program (SOA).
Carpet Just Sounds BetterCarpet is one of the best noise-absorbing acoustical materials.
Carpet as an Ergonomic IssueJust remember as you drop off your children at school and see carpet in the learning environment, exactly what an important role it plays in your child’s productivity.
Carpet is a Safety DeviceCRI President Werner Braun discusses carpet’s safety and comfort features.
Carpet Industry Supports 'Cash for Caulkers' LegislationCarpet's energy-saving benefits contribute to a tax credit for homeowners.
Q & A on Asthma, Allergies and CarpetThe Carpet & Rug Institute provides answers to commonly asked questions about carpets, asthma and allergies.