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    Spot carpet cleaning is a process of treating localized spots and stains on your carpets. It takes less time than traditional deep cleaning methods, but can still be quite effective in removing dirt, odors, and other contaminants.

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    There are many things to consider when it comes to pet urine removal, pet odor removal and specialty stain removal out of carpets.  We have been trained in all of the cleaning methods with many years of success when it comes to getting tough stains out.  Although we are not magicians we have been very successfully in removing even the toughest of stains out of carpets.  We specialize in pet odor and stain removal and have many happy clients in the Portland area.

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    Protectant is a spray we can apply to your furniture or carpets after cleaning. It creates an invisible barrier around fibers that improves their resistance to water based stains, dry soil, and wear and tear from everyday use. Since dry soils can shorten the life of fabrics and carpet fibers, protectant can help avoid permanent damage to your furniture and carpets. Hence, protectant combined with regular cleaning helps your carpets and upholstery to look great for years. We have also observed that carpets and upholstery cleans up a lot easier when the protectant was applied previously.

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    Our technicians are fully equipped to approach different upholstery’s fibers, shapes and sizes. Professional upholstery cleaning can make your “not so new” furniture look new again. By keeping your upholstered furniture clean, you'll preserve the integrity, color, and fabric of your furniture and extend its life.

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    If you have an oriental , Persian, synthetic, cotton, or wool area rug, A+ Carpet Cleaning is the right choice for you. We are dedicated to providing the best possible cleaning for your rugs, regardless of their material or construction. Trust us to handle your rugs with the care and attention they deserve.

  • 389 words1.9 min read

    The beauty and life of your carpet depends on the care it receives. Proper cleaning by A+ Carpet Cleaning will keep your carpet looking great for its full lifetime. Most carpet cleaning manufacturers recommend getting your carpets cleaned professionally with hot water extraction, otherwise known as steam cleaning, every 12 to 18 months.

  • 347 words1.7 min read

    Having your ducts cleaned helps reduce allergens, keeps the air quality in your home clean and fresh and maintains your carpets by minimizing debris circulating in your home. This produces a healthier and happier environment for you and your family and pets. Dryer vent cleaning helps to extend the life of your dryer, prevents dryer fires and helps clothes dry faster.

  • 185 words0.9 min read

    A+ Carpet Cleaning offers carpet repair and re-stretching. Mike has been trained by the IICRC to do carpet re-stretching and repairs beginning in 2006. We use only the best tools and techniques to ensure proper carpet care for your home. Carpet replacement can be a costly endeavor. That's why we offer repair services that could save you thousands of dollars for several years.

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    A+ Carpet Cleaning is professionally trained to restore the look of your tile and grout in a way that mopping alone cannot achieve. We use our top-of-the-line truck-mounted equipment to clean your tile and grout with hot pressurized water. Once the surfaces have been cleaned, we seal any stone tile and grout to ensure that your kitchen and bathroom solid surfaces retain their quality appearance.