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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 team ready to clean office carpet and reduce allergens

Allergies at Work: How to Reduce Allergens in the Workplace

April 23, 2021

“It’s just allergies.” It’s a familiar refrain this time of year as those who suffer with seasonal allergies explain away our sneezing fits, tired eyes, and tissue hoarding to concerned coworkers. But just allergies probably isn’t the right way to explain something that can lead to miserable days and sleepless nights for weeks at a […]

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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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Woman working in her clean home office

How to Keep Your Home Office Clean

March 25, 2021

In March 2020, many office workers throughout the St. Louis area became remote workers seemingly overnight. Many of us set up makeshift office spaces to accommodate our temporary arrangement, planning to be back in the office in the weeks ahead. Fast forward a year and many of us are still working from home with plans […]

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Sams carpet cleaning pro cleans the carpets in a house about to be sold

3 Reasons to Clean Carpets Before Selling Your Home

March 11, 2021

In case you haven’t heard, the real estate market in greater St. Louis (and across the country) is hot right now. Interest rates remain low and prices are rising at an unprecedented rate. Many sellers are seeing multiple offers at or above asking price as millennials are reaching the prime homebuying age and people begin […]

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Woman cleaning up after a water pipe bursts.

What to Do When You Discover a Burst Water Pipe

March 2, 2021

When the worst of winter weather comes to town, the risk of water freezing and pipes bursting comes with it. There are number of very effective steps you can take to prevent water pipes from bursting. But even those aren’t completely fail-safe. If you discover a burst water pipe in your home, there’s little time […]

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5 Tips to Prevent Pipes from Bursting in Cold Weather

February 15, 2021

Between freezing rain, snow, and low temperatures, the winter brings with it plenty of reasons to look forward to spring and summer. Among the most frightening risks we face this time of year is the possibility of pipes in your home or business bursting. Burst pipes bring water damage and major unplanned expenses. While there’s […]

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Red wine spilled on the carpet that needs to be cleaned before it leaves a stain.

Dos and Don’ts of Cleaning Red Wine Spills on Carpet

February 8, 2021

There’s nothing quite like a glass of red wine to take the edge off and decompress after a long and stressful day. That is until a stray elbow or inattentive pet sends that red wine flying and a carpet spill adds to your workload and worry. In most cases, a red wine stain can be […]

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Affects of COVID-19 on St. Louis workplace behaviors

St. Louis Companies Prioritizing Disinfection for a Healthy Workplace

February 1, 2021

In their recent State of the St. Louis Workforce report, St. Louis Community College revealed that among the many operational changes that St. Louis area businesses have made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, increased commercial cleaning and disinfection leads the way. In fact, 75% of companies surveyed report that enhanced workplace cleaning and disinfection […]

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