How To Estimate Areas For Cleaning

How To Estimate Areas For Cleaning

end of lease carpet clean When requesting carpets to be cleaned, you will be asked how many “areas” are to be cleaned. It is good to know that an area can be different to a rooms. When calculating the amount to be cleaned, this is a rough guide to areas. This can vary from business to business. At Really Cheap Carpet Cleaning in Brisbane, this is a basic guide as to how we judge how to fairly charge for carpet cleaning services.

  • Bedrooms including walk-in wardrobes = 1 area
  • Lounge room = 1 area
  • Dining room – 1 area
  • Combined Lounge/Dining = Generally a unit/apartment is considered 1 area, a house is considered 2 areas. This can vary.
  • Hallway = 1 area
  • Landing/small area outside bedrooms = 1 area
  • Stairs = 1 area

If you’re not sure if a particular area in your house that is carpeted falls under this guide, it’s always good to ask. When it comes to combined/open plan areas, whether you will be charged for one or two areas is dependant on size. A small unit with a combined lounge/dining area the size of a regular house’s lounge room wouldn’t be charged as 2 areas.

We hope this guide has been helpful to you. The next time you need to book in for carpet cleaning you should be confident in what to answer when asked.

Household Products That Remove Stains

Household Products That Remove Stains

wine being poured We often hear old wives’ tales about things were done or used in cleaning processes. Some of them you hear and think “ahh, no way”. Others you think “that’s so crazy it just might work”. Today’s piece of interesting information from Really Cheap Carpet Cleaning Brisbane is common household products that are great for using on your carpets, as well as their intended use.

Carpet Cleaning Brisbane Hints

  1. Vinegar – ah, our loyal friend, vinegar. Not only does it make a great salad dressing base, it is a great liquid for assisting in the removal of most light carpet stains.
  2. Baking soda – also known more for it’s abilities in cooking rather than cleaning. Baking soda, also known as bicarbonate of soda, is another great assistant in removing stains. It is also great for absorbing odours in furniture and mattresses.
  3. Cloudy Ammonia – is great for mopping floors clean with no residue, but also great at alkalising stains and breaking them down for removal.
  4. Baby wipes – ask any mum, and they’ll tell you that baby wipes can clean pretty much anything! A cleaning super-power in a small cloth. Great for blotting out stains or mopping up small spills.
  5. Salt – when mixed with rubbing alcohol, it can help clean up greasy or oily stains.
  6. Borax – commonly used as a laundry booster, as well as pest control. You need to be a bit careful using this one, as it can cause irritation with prolonged skin contact.
  7. Shampoo – yes, the sort you generally use on your hair. Just like they clean and degrease your hair, shampoo can also do the same for spot-cleaning your carpets.

That’s all for now. While these common household products can help in removing stains that are fresh, if you have large areas of carpet that need cleaning or tough stains, then you’re better off employing a professional cleaning company such as Really Cheap Carpet Cleaning Brisbane’s services. Get in contact with us any time to chat about how we can help.

Save On Pest Control

Save On Pest Control

cockroach

The hot & humid conditions here in Brisbane have brought the ants and cockroaches out in force! Everywhere you turn, you see them furiously scurrying around! Crawling over your bench tops, up the walls, leaving their mess behind and nothing you spray seems to get rid of them for long. Not to worry, Really Cheap Carpet Cleaning is offering a 10% discount on our pest control services. We guarantee to get rid of them for you so you can enjoy your kitchen areas again. Don’t forget, if you book any of our other services at the same time, you will get 50%, yes 50%, off your pest control. What a deal. Book in now and we’ll rid you of your annoying insect problems.

Animal Urine On The Carpet

Animal Urine On The Carpet

Carpet Cleaning Brisbane There are a few reasons why an animal, particularly a cat, may urinate on your carpets. Fear, marking their territory, feeling threatened or illness are just a few of them. Either way, it’s something that needs to be acted on quickly to discourage your pet from doing it again.

So, what do you do? The drastic option is ripping them up and purchasing new carpet to be laid.  The other option is you could call Dale or Colin over at Really Cheap Carpet Cleaning Brisbane. These guys are the experts in getting stains and odours out of your carpets.

But you know, we love to save you money. So here are several tips to try get rid of that smell yourself.

  1. Vinegar and Baking Soda, is probably the most common way if the urine has just happened. Sprinkle generous amounts of the baking soda into the carpet and brush it in. Next drizzle the vinegar over and sit back and relax for 10-15 minutes. Flush with Water and dry using some absorbent towels.
  2. Store bought products are always an option. Just please make sure it is gentle on your carpets, and as always try on a hidden piece of carpet to make sure it is safe to use, and doesn’t bleach or degrade the carpet in any way.
  3. Cornstarch. Grab a good amount of cornstarch and apply it directly onto the urine stain .Let the starch settle for around 30 minutes and then rinse with water. Using a cloth towel or paper towels, press firmly to absorb any remaining water. Simple!!
  4. After cleaning, spray citrus oil around the area. Dogs and cats dislike the smell and will generally avoid the area.
  5. Bonus Method. Give the carpet cleaning brisbane team a call and save the hassle 🙂 Send us a message through here and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Otherwise, give us a call directly on 0450 489 150 and we’ll sort you out!

It’s Almost Friday

It’s Almost Friday

 The end of another week is almost upon us, and the team at Really Cheap Carpet Cleaning Brisbane are planning to unveil a super special for all our loyal customers, new and old! Stay tuned to this blog or our Facebook page to see what we come up with! If you simply can’t wait, contact us now to see what kind of deal we can do for you. Carpet cleaning, rug cleaning, upholstery cleaning, tile cleaning, we do it all at a great price!

Save Our Seats Upholstery Discount Inside!

Save Our Seats Upholstery Discount Inside!

tidy living room with carpet Kids went back to school today here in Brisbane, and no doubt the couches in the house have suffered their wrath! Really Cheap Carpet Cleaning are here to help by offering a 10% upholstery cleaning discount. There’s no questioning that the couches would have gotten a lot of use over the last two weeks. Stains, sticky fingers, general dirt. Why not give them a lift by revitalising them with a deep clean? Not only does it prolong the life of your couch, it will make it much cleaner and smell fresher. If you really want to get value for money, you can bundle it with a carper cleaning service and save even more! Contact us now for a free quote and to claim your 10% discount.

Mattress Cleaning Discount

Mattress Cleaning Discount

mattress It’s never a bad idea to regularly update and replace your mattress. While some mattresses come with long guarantees, most cheap mattresses only last about 5 years. Springs can pop out, stuffing can come through the seams and the mattresses can sink and become uncomfortable. If you’ve made to commitment to splash out on a really good mattress with a long warranty, you’ll want to keep it in the best shape possible. If you think about how much time you spend on it and all of the dead skin, bacteria, animal fur and dust that can build up, you can understand why regular cleaning it important.

With winter approaching, we are offering a 10% discount on mattress cleaning to all our customers. You can even combine it was our carpet cleaning Brisbane service and save even more money! Contact us now to book in!

How to Clean a Dishwasher

How to Clean a Dishwasher

dishwasher cleanToday’s piece of handy information for your Friday! A list of ways you can get your dishwasher smelling and performing much better!

Not many people think about how much build up of scum, bacteria and germs can occur. This happens inside the  item we trust to get our dishes and cutlery clean enough to eat with. All of the food scraps have to go somewhere, and often don’t make it quite all the way out of your machine.

It makes sense to thoroughly clean out the machine you rely on to keep your family healthy. Here are a few tips you can do regularly to freshen up, or deep clean your dishwasher.

Dishwasher Tips

  1. To freshen up your dishwasher weekly, run a cup of white vinegar instead of detergent on an empty, hot water cycle. This will help get rid of any odours from grime and bacteria build up.
  2. Take out the filter and let it soak in warm soapy water for up to 15 minutes. Rinse it out thoroughly and place back into the dishwasher.
  3. Regularly remove any build up of sludge or slime that collects in and around the seals of the dishwasher.
  4. Do not use too much detergent, it will build up over time and will not make the dishes any cleaner!
  5. There is a little circular cup that usually sits in the bottom of the dishwasher. This is called a trap and is there to stop chunks of food or plastic getting in and clogging up your pipes. It is essential to clean this out every time you use the dishwasher. Rotting bits of food sitting around will not help in keeping it smelling fresh.
  6. Always use the appropriate cycle for the load of dishes you are washing, and don’t overload it. It is false economy and you’ll probably have to run it again if the cycle was too short or the load was too large.
  7. If you live in an area known for hard water, it’s a god idea to run a de-scaler product through your machine every so often to break up scale deposits in your pipes.

By taking on these tips, not only will your dishes come out better, your machine’s longevity will be increased. Just like our carpet cleaning Brisbane service, we are also available for any spring cleaning services or advice you require. Contact us now!

 

 

 

Upholstery Dirty? No Problem!

Upholstery Dirty? No Problem!

sofa

Our team here at Really Cheap Carpet Cleaning is one of the few companies who use baby and pet-friendly cleaning supplies in QLD. We are always focusing on the quality of our work and the safety or your valuable family members.

Our cleaners are still amazed every time we perform upholstery cleaning at what a huge difference it makes! Not only will your house smell fresh, but your furniture will look like brand new.

If you have a family with children, it is not easy to keep your lounge suite clean 24/7. It is best practise to keep food and crayons away from the couches. If they still get dirty, don’t worry! We have special ways to clean away the bacteria, germs, grime & oils! That’s a promise.

We know that families spend a lot of their time on the lounge and we would love to help you maintain a healthy environment. Your family’s health is more important than anything else.

Alternatively, if you are looking to get cheap carpet cleaning in brisbane then contact us today!

Best Time For Pest Control

Best Time For Pest Control

ants in house pest control brisbane

Really Cheap Carpet Cleaning’s pest control is here to help you!

We can rid your home or office of pests or termites. Contacting us is the first step in cleaning up your location. We use the best pesticides and equipment to provide you with the best pest control service in the greater Brisbane region. We are a top-rated pest control company and we stand by our work.

Really Cheap Carpet Cleaning pest control can absolutely help you with pest control & termite inspection services. Contact us today and let us help you get rid of your pests.

Our Pest Control Brisbane services covers indoor and outdoor pest control that includes a flea spray, specifically designed for end of lease services and termites.

All of our pest control contractors are fully QLD licenced with insurances and only use pet and baby safe products.

Our contractors work directly for you, so there is no middle man with our services. We simply arrange the services on your behalf so you don’t need to contact multiple companies to get the work done. Let us take care of everything for you, and all you need to do is relax.

Don’t forget that our Carpet Cleaning Brisbane team is waiting for your call!

So call us today or simply click HERE for a free quote.