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Case Studies
19 September 2016

Elite Carpet Cleaning rescues rug disaster

Adelaide’s Cheryl de Lorenzo was at her wit’s end when she called Elite Carpet Dry Cleaning for help recently. She’d had a large rug cleaned (by another company) in readiness for a family reunion, with the visitors ‘camping out’ in the lounge room to talk into the night. What wasn’t expected was sodden smelly wet […]

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Case Studies
5 September 2016

How carpet supports ageing Australians

Accidental trips and falls can have serious outcomes for older Australians and they happen with frightening regularity: in any given year, about 1 in 3 people over 65 have a substantial fall. Elite Carpet Cleaning was shocked to learn that falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospital admissions for people over 65 in Australia. […]

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Case Studies
19 August 2016

What’s the significance of classroom carpet?

We all want what’s best for our children and at Elite Carpet Cleaning we know ‘best’ can mean many things to different people: it’s a big topic of debate. There’s much to be said about the dedication of teachers, the quality of management of schools and the culture of learning. And then there’s the learning […]

5 August 2016

Choosing carpet for your workplace? Make sure it checks these boxes!

The importance of carpet in a workplace is often overlooked, yet it plays a critical role in commercial settings. Aside from helping set the atmosphere in your workplace (first impressions do count), carpet also provides sound insulation, underfoot comfort and a non-slip floor. Tom Peck, Elite Carpet Dry Cleaning Adelaide franchisee who has spent years […]

restaurant carpet hygiene
Case Studies
26 July 2016

How hygienic is your restaurant’s carpet?

You’re out dining with a fractious toddler who wants space to move. Where is safer: the carpeted floor near your table or the restaurant’s bathroom? Truth is, because we’re more aware of bathroom germs and bacteria, they are more often (and more thoroughly) cleaned and sanitised than carpets in many restaurants. Restaurant carpet has to […]

Young men drink beer, eat pizza and cheering for football and make the carpet smell like a brewery
12 July 2016

How to stop your carpet smelling like a brewery

When the beer’s flowing in celebration (or commiseration) of sport results – like this year’s State of  Origin – it’s not uncommon for it to flow a bit much and end up as spillage on your carpet. What happens next – what you do with that spillage – could also be a season win or […]

6 July 2016

Static electricity and your carpet – Tips for less pain

Do winter months leave you feeling zapped with the sting of electric shocks? While you may be channeling your inner-superhero Static, it’s more likely a reflection of the season’s dryness that’s turning you into your own natural electricity show. Static electricity often occurs when two dissimilar material rub together. Friction occurs and builds up a […]

persian carpets buying tips
21 June 2016

Tips for buying and caring for your Persian carpet

You don’t need to have been raised on the stories of Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and the Genie to see magic in Persian carpets. Persian carpets are beautiful and timeless: they’re sought-after décor features for many Australian homes. They can also be quite expensive. So how do you tell the real McCoy and make a wise […]

carpets and allergies can they live together
2 June 2016

Carpets and allergies: can they live together?

About 1 in 5 Australians suffer from allergies. The teensy dust mite is a big culprit, triggering itchiness, a runny nose, tight chest and breathing difficulties – and then there are those who suffer from dust itself. It’s enough to bring tears to your eyes in frustration. What can be done? The good news is […]