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Tips
27 February 2015

Carpet style trends

The word ‘carpet’, we’re happy to admit here at Elite, doesn’t really conjure up the concept of fashion or trend, but having said that we have noticed, and the carpet business of course has noticed, certain trends over the past few years. One of the significant trends, which may be reversing a little at the […]

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Tips
20 February 2015

The red carpet treatment

Following on from our previous article – A brief history of carpets – we decided to do a bit of research on that cultural icon of the carpet world, the red carpet. It turns out that the red coloured carpets have had a significance in culture around the globe way beyond other colours for a […]

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Regions
16 February 2015

Tamworth – Home of country music and clean carpets

Mention Tamworth and the first thing that springs to mind is ‘country music’, and so it should be, as the annual Tamworth Country Music Festival, held in late January, is in fact the second largest country music festival in the world. There is more to Tamworth of course than country music, and following a close […]

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Tips
13 February 2015

Ever thought of running your own business?

Hidden away on the Elite Carpet Cleaning website (under the ‘Franchise Oppotunities’ tab) is a small PDF booklet called the Elite_Franchise_Proposal‘. If you have never run your own business, but have often thought about it, in the introduction this booklet gives you some interesting statistics, some of which may encourage you and some of which […]

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Regions
21 January 2015

Carpets, kangaroos and galaxies

Head west out of Brisbane to Toowoomba and when you get there keep going another 246kms and you get to Goondiwindi. Goondiwindi is an Aboriginal word that means ‘the resting place of birds’ and currently boasts a population of just under 6,000 (humans). The town is right in the heart of farming country and, as […]

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Tips
19 January 2015

Is it worth getting fire retardant carpet and fittings?

Fire in the home or office is an ever present danger, so it is sensible to take precautions to both minimise the possibility of fire breaking out and to minimise injury and damage to property once a fire has broken out. Installing fire retardant carpet or treating existing carpet and other fittings with fire retardant […]

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News
12 January 2015

Award winning auto industry exec takes on Elite Bayside franchise

Byron Smith has spent most of his working life in cars. As a service manager in car dealerships around Queensland, Byron has worked at many of the majors including Pioneer Holden in Mackay where he worked for five years and the Mitsubishi dealership in Springwood. While he was working at the Mitsubishi dealership he was […]

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Tips
6 January 2015

Pets, Parking, Parties… Body Corporate and carpets

The in joke in the world of bodies corporate (to be pedantic, the plural of body corporate is bodies corporate, not body corporates) is that 95% of all the business they deal with is in connection with the three ‘P”s – pets, parking and parties. In practice, and in law, their duties go a lot […]

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How To
19 November 2014

How to remove pet smells

Pets are great, their smells… not so much. At Elite we spend quite a bit of time helping our customers keep their homes sweet smelling, whether they have pets or not. Here are a few things you can do to keep pet smells to a minimum and to keep them that way*, from basic steps […]