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    PORTLAND, OR – When it comes to interior decorating, area rugs are one of the best ways to tie a room together. Not only does a rug offer a brief relief from a cold, hardwood floor, but the designs, colors, […]

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    PORTLAND, OR – As someone born in the prime era of technological advancement, it is difficult sometimes for me to fathom what life looked like before the ease of an online search. It was only one generation before me that […]

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    PORTLAND, OR – Have you ever heard the expression ‘jack of all trades, master of none?’ Well, in this family business, we have technicians that are “masters” of a wide variety of services. Our business name gives away one of […]

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    PORTLAND, OR – If you’re anything like most people, you like to know what to expect, whether it’s the food you’re going to eat, the way you’re going to spend your day, or the people you’re likely to run into […]

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    PORTLAND, OR – George Eliot famously said, “animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.”  While cat owners might disagree with that second part, the heart of the quote is true: we love our […]

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    PORTLAND, OR – Like many professional carpet cleaners, we not only clean wall-to-wall carpets, but we also clean area rugs! An area rug is sometimes the best part of the room. Not only do they add aesthetic value, but they […]

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    PORTLAND, OR – Did you know that the concept of do-it-yourself can be traced back to the Arts and Crafts movement in the late 19th century? The actual term, do-it-yourself, became more popular in the post-World War II economy. You […]

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    PORTLAND, OR – The holidays are famously a time for friends and family to gather together and enjoy good food and the spirit of thankfulness. As a family owned and operated business, we at A+ Carpet Cleaning spend time together as […]

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    PORTLAND, OR – Imagine this. It’s Thanksgiving weekend, the whole family is set to arrive any moment now. Your grandparents, siblings with their family, your in-laws and of course your parents.. The house is spotless, groceries bought, decorations are up— […]

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    PORTLAND, OR – Stain removal is a tough business, but few things lend themselves to such a sense of accomplishment when you’re a professional carpet cleaner like us! Have you ever cleaned up a spill yourself, just to find it […]