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Fake Silk Rugs – What You Need to Know

Rayon, viscose, faux silk, art silk, and bamboo silk are all names for fake silk. In most cases the consumer doesn’t know the difference between real silk and fake silk. This can be a problem if you are looking for … Continue reading

How To Remove Sunscreen Overspray

With summer just about here chances are, if you are like me, you are already applying sunscreen. If you use a spray, it can get all over the place including floors and furniture. Most sunscreens are water resistant so they … Continue reading

How Greenway Cleans Your Area Rugs

Here at Greenway we pride ourselves in providing the finest wool area rug cleaning service available. What sets us apart from most cleaners is the attention to detail, a huge knowledge of rug characteristics, dedication to non-toxic cleaning methods and … Continue reading

In Full Compliance Review with the CRD

We have recently been reviewed by the CRD's Parks and Environmental Services regarding the CRD Sewer Use Bylaw, and we are proud to report another year's outstanding review! "…it was found that (Greenway Carpet Cleaning) was in full compliance…diligence in … Continue reading

How to Treat Fleas in Your Home

Now that the weather is keeping us inside, and possibly fleas as well, there are some basic ways to remediate fleas. Keeping in mind this incorporates treating your pets, carpets and upholstery, check out this article on flea remediation: How To Treat … Continue reading

10 Myths About Oriental Rugs

There are always misconceptions about oriental rugs. Here are some examples of untruths about wool and silk rugs.Some of these truths may surprise you! 10 Myths About Oriental Rugs

How to Value Your Oriental Wool Rug

This article will give you a rough idea about the value of your older rug. Having some knowledge of the history of your rug will help, especially the age. Determining the Value of Your Oriental Rug      

How to Clean Dog Urine from a Wool Rug

Animal urine can be difficult to remove, and wool rugs can easily be permanently damaged. The best defense is to deal with the contamination immediately, while it is still fresh. DON'T USE AMMONIA!! There are properties in stale urine that … Continue reading

Upholstery Cleaning Codes

If you check your funiture, there will sometimes be a cleaning 'code' on a tag under your seat cushions on the deck. These codes are there so the consumer will know which method of cleaning is recommended. They are as … Continue reading

HomePro™ Spotter Now Available at Greenway Carpet Cleaning!

HomePro™ Spotter gives professional results on wet cleanable carpet and upholstery stains, and even works on many wet-cleanable clothing stains. It's non-toxic and safe for use in the home, office or car. Great for spotting between those cleaning appointments! We … Continue reading