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Dirty shoes leaving smells and stains on the carpet

How to Remove Carpet Smells Other Household Odors

October 1, 2021

Smelly carpet can happen to anyone. You spill something on your carpet or the kids bring home sweat-soaked athletic wear from their daily sports practice. Your pet’s unfortunate accident. A leak in your home causes a stain on your carpet. Smelly carpet can also be caused by humidity in an area of your home or […]

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How to Choose an Apartment Carpet Cleaning Company in the St. Louis Area

September 24, 2021

The front door is the first impression residents, and their guests will see when arriving at any apartment or home. However, it’s the carpets inside that leave a lasting impression. The carpets are what signal you are truly home, as both residents and guests take off their shoes and make themselves comfortable. Maintaining clean carpets […]

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How to Repair Carpet Damaged By Pets

September 1, 2021

Americans love their pets. Pet ownership is reported to be at an all-time high, thanks to pandemic lockdowns and social distancing measures. According to the 2019-2020 National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association (APPA), sixty-seven percent of U.S. households report owning a pet. Chances are, if you have a furry, or […]

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Sams Carpet Cleaning and Repairs van parked outside a commercial building in the St. Louis area

How to Choose a Commercial Carpet Cleaner in St. Louis

August 4, 2021

If you’re looking for a commercial carpet cleaning company in St. Louis metro area or St. Charles County, you are probably wondering how to choose the right one for the job. First impressions are important in business. It’s also important to provide a healthy and clean environment for your staff and guests. From the way […]

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Photo of a house that used to be dusty before cleaning fans carpet and upholstery

Why is My House So Dusty?

July 21, 2021

Dust is not only a nuisance, but it is also one of the most common causes of allergies in the average person. From sneezing to cold-like symptoms, a dusty house can wreak havoc on your quality of life. You vacuum and sweep the floors and wipe down surfaces. You have even dusted that high shelf […]

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image of a healthy office building with clean carpets and upholstery

What are Healthy Buildings?

July 1, 2021

According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans spend about 90% of their time indoors. The EPA also estimates that indoor pollutants cause hundreds of thousands of respiratory problems and thousands of cancer deaths each year. With that knowledge in mind, it’s important to understand what factors can influence indoor air quality and what […]

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Sams carpet cleaning and repair professionals arriving to inspect Berber carpet damage for repair

Can Berber Carpet be Repaired?

June 21, 2021

Once primarily a fixture in basements, rec rooms, and offices, in recent years Berber carpet has become a popular choice for rooms in every area of the house. As its popularity has risen, Berber carpet is now offered in more colors and styles than ever before. It’s typically more affordable than other residential carpet styles […]

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Dams carpet cleaning vans lined up outside Stifel Theatre in St. Louis

Sams Team Helps the Show Go on at Stifel Theatre in St. Louis

May 27, 2021

The Sams team recently had the opportunity to put our expertise to work in a legendary live performance venue, the Stifel Theatre in downtown St. Louis. The 3,100-seat main theatre was completed in 1934 as an opera house component of the larger Municipal Auditorium complex, including the 9,300-seat Convention Hall that later became known as […]

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Can you clean carpets with laundry soap?

Can You Use Laundry Detergent to Clean Carpet?

May 11, 2021

As you might imagine, sometimes we get questions from customers debating between hiring a professional and taking the DIY route to cleaning carpets, tile and grout, and upholstered furniture. One of those questions is: “Can’t I just use laundry soap to clean my carpet?” The short answer is “No.” But that’s typically followed up with […]

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Sams professional cleaning the upholstery of the sofa

Three Reasons to Have Your Couch or Sofa Professionally Cleaned

April 12, 2021

How long has it been since you’ve had your couch or other upholstered furniture professionally cleaned? While many people know and understand the value of professional carpet cleaning, keeping the sofa clean isn’t on most people’s radar. But it should be. The same pollutants and allergens that affect your carpet also affect your couches and […]

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