Some granite is quite porous so it must be sealed properly to protect it from staining. Even though it is one of the hardest surfaces on the planet, it may become chipped or cracked. If your granite needs to be restored to its original, like-new state, we have extensive experience in dealing with any granite problem.
Month: March 2014
Travertine, in its natural matte finish, is skid resistant and has a classy, antique appeal. If polished, it has the veined look of marble. When exposed to acidic substances, heavy traffic, or residual build-up of cleaners, travertine looks unsightly and outdated. We know travertine and skillfully restore it to its timeless beauty.
Slate is a waterproof, stain-resistant natural stone preferred for its dark, earthy tones and classy, rustic texture. Slate can scratch or chip more easily than other natural stone. Heavy waxes, floor finishes, soap residue, and aggressive cleaning may cause slate floors to become unattractive. We specialize in restoring the desired finish and color to slate floors.
Oriental rugs are known for their unique beauty, and having them properly cleaned is essential for keeping their appearance bright and to save them from premature wear. Because each rug is often one-of-a-kind, it takes the professional discernment that Santa Fe Floor Care has to prescribe the best cleaning method for your rug and to provide the greatest care, with heightened awareness toward hidden challenges that some rugs may present.
Many textiles that you purchase come pretreated with fabric and fiber protection, but abrasion from regular usage and vacuuming eventually wears this protection away. Improper cleaning solutions or cleaning methods may also accelerate this process. To extend the life of your fine surfaces, Santa Fe Floor Care can reapply high-quality, professional-grade fabric and fiber protectors.
Like all textiles, your upholstered furniture requires cleaning and maintenance care. Even in the most pristine homes, dust and body oils from daily use, accumulates over time. We have the skills and expertise to safely clean sensitive upholstery fabrics such as cotton, wool, linen, silk, mohair, Haitian cotton, and rayon. We know how leave delicate fabric styles such as chintz, velvet, microfiber, and chenille with a smooth, soft feel.
Poor carpet installation, heavy traffic, or years of usage may cause wrinkles in your carpet. If your carpet has wrinkles then your carpet should be stretched in order to avoid permanent damage. Left unchecked, your carpet could crack and rip, causing a tripping hazard. Santa Fe Floor Care’s carpet stretching service can help extend the life of your carpet. Request an estimate today to avoid permanent damage.
Pet urine can cause permanent damage to your floors and fabrics. In the original acid state, the urine begins to oxidize and react with the carpet to create a color change, also known as urine stain. As time passes, the pet stain will become increasingly more difficult to remove, depending upon the carpet. The primary source of odor associated with urine comes from bacteria that grow abundantly in dark and warm places with a never ending food source. The following is a how-to for managing urine stains and odors. Keep in mind that you can always give us a call to schedule a cleaning of these types of stains.