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Make a GREAT First Impression With Beautiful Carpet & Floors

Baby on the clean carpetIf your carpet and floors are sparkling clean, you’ll make a GREAT first time impression on your guests.  Ask any Realtor; they’ll tell you how important it is to have clean looking and odor-free carpet and floors.

Their eyes go right to the floor

What is the first thing you see when you walk in a building?  You have to look where you are walking, so your eyes go to the floor.  If your floor is dirty, your guests will have a bad impression that may be etched in their minds forever.

I walked into a major local retail store recently.  Without thinking too much about the carpet, I felt like the entire store was dirty.  The shelves were clean.  The clothes were beautiful.  The tile floors looked fine.  Even the employees looked professional and cheerful.  After looking around, trying to figure out why I felt it was so dirty, I realized the carpet had been neglected.  There were drink spills everywhere and dirty traffic lanes.  It was obvious the management didn’t put much stock in cleaning the carpet.

Another time, I talked with a different retail store manager who had filthy carpet.  The manager agreed the floors looked bad, but she couldn’t do anything about it.  Apparently, the carpet was just cleaned by a national company that is contracted to clean all the stores in the chain for a very cheap price.  Besides the spots that returned throughout the store, there were streaks in the carpet where the cleaning technician failed to overlap the dirty areas.  They got what they paid for.  But unfortunately they’ll pay dearly when customers think of their store poorly.

Add value to your home or office

We have several clients who are Realtors or in the real estate business.  Many times, simply calling us to clean the carpet or tile floor may add thousands of dollars of value to the house.  Our cleaning systems do much more than your average cleaning company.  We’re worth it.

Book early for holiday cleaning

You want to make a great first impression. We are usually booked 2 weeks in advance around the holidays.

$25 in FREE Tile, Vinyl Floor or Upholstery Cleaning

Book any carpet cleaning and get $25 in any tile, vinyl floor, or upholstery cleaning service.  Not valid with other offers.  Normal minimums apply. You must present this coupon at the time of cleaning and call before October 31, 2015.

Call us NOW at 850-474-1133

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Back to School Cleaning Specials

BacktoschoolblackboardwebYou’re gonna LOVE this whether or not you have kids!

The Kids are Back to School- You’ll Get These FREE Gifts and Clean Carpet, Upholstery, Rugs, and Tile.

Book any cleaning appointment now, and get TWO FREE gifts (up to $102 value).

Choose Your TWO FREE Gifts Here:
* FREE Car Mats Cleaned—limit 4 mats ($30 value)
* FREE Recliner or Chair Cleaned ($45 value)
* FREE Edge Cleaning to remove dark lines at baseboards (up to $40 value)
* FREE 50 Square Feet of Tile and Grout or Vinyl Floor Cleaning (up to $50 value)
* FREE Area Rug Cleaned (up to 35 square feet and up to $52 value

Just call 474-1133 before September 30, 2015 and tell us which TWO FREE Gifts you want. You MUST mention this blog postcard when calling, not valid with other offers.
THAT’S RIGHT!! When you have us out to your home for any cleaning, big or small, you’ll get TWO FREE gifts for NO EXTRA CHARGE.

And “You’ll get the Cleanest Carpet and Floors in Pensacola.” I’m not talking about a quick surface clean, but a genuine Premium Carpet Care clean. You get an experienced, professionally trained technician in specialty stain removal and the care of fine fabrics. So obviously you know how UNBELIEVABLE these FREE gifts are!

Call Now at 474-1133 or visit for an appointment.

Get FREE Cleaning or FREE Money
Your friends and family are thinking of cleaning too. When you refer them, you get 10% of their total cleaning to use for future cleanings or cash.

Choosing a Carpet Cleaner

Hiring a Professional Cleaning Company

How to Always Keep Your Carpet Beautiful

Here’s something about carpet soiling you probably didn’t know.  Let’s examine the REAL reasons why carpet gets so dirty.  This is the stuff you never hear a carpet cleaner or carpet salesman say.

First, it’s important to remember carpet is a fabric.  It’s probably the most miraculous fabric commonly used by man.  I mean, you walk on it every day and it holds up for years, right?  If it were any other fabric, like bed sheets, what would carpet look like after it was walked on for six months?  When you think of carpet in these terms, it is indeed a miraculous fiber.  But just remember that it is a fabric.

Like the sheets on your bed, carpet needs regular cleaning simply from a health standpoint.  Even the U.S. EPA (Environment Protection Agency) recommends that homes with carpet have cleaning done at least every 1 – 2 years just to maintain a healthy indoor environment.   Carpet manufacturers recommend professional cleaning every 1 -2 years as well even if the carpet doesn’t appear dirty.  Carpet has the ability to look clean but hold up to 10 lbs of dry soil in a one square foot area.

In fact, the BEST time to clean a carpet is before it appears too soiled.  You don’t wash the sheets on your bed only when they look really dirty.  You clean them because you know they should be cleaned regularly.  With carpet (and any other fabric), if you wait until the fabric appears very soiled, cleaning will help.  But there could be some residual staining.  Furthermore, it may need two cleanings to get it back to a healthy state.

Won’t carpet get dirty quicker after it’s cleaned?

Some people think this way.  It can be true.  The fact of the matter is that it will get dirty quicker if it’s improperly cleaned.  Have you ever heard someone say, “After my carpet was cleaned, it just seemed to get dirty again really fast”?  This is true if your carpet was cleaned with too much detergent or the wrong detergent.  As well, cleaning your carpet with a machine without thorough rinsing and extraction capabilities will leave residue behind that makes it get dirty quick.

Another common problem is getting your carpet cleaned with the wrong method of cleaning.  Carpet manufacturers recommend that carpet be cleaned with truck mounted hot water extraction (aka steam cleaning) whenever possible.  Many dry cleaning methods don’t rinse carpet and can cause residue problems later down the road.

And yet another problem with waiting too long to have your carpet cleaned is that soil builds up.  Cleaning can remove much of the soil.  But if the carpet is excessively soiled, some of the deep down soil may rise up to the top and require a second cleaning to get the appearance up to par.

So why else does carpet get so dirty?

Every time you walk inside, your shoes track in everything you’ve walked on.  Oil from the driveway, fertilizer from the lawn, pollen in the grass, and everything you step upon gets tracked in on your carpet.  Furthermore, every time you cook in your kitchen, oils get airborne that eventually land in your carpet.  If your house is anything like mine, drinks and food sometimes gets spilled causing grease and worse…a bacteria hazard.  Gravity pulls all of this down to your carpet.

So as you can see, even if your carpet “looks” clean, it may not be clean.  Regular, professional cleaning is necessary to keep your carpet looking its best and lasting the longest.  And perhaps most important, regular cleaning promotes a healthier home.

End of Summer Cleaning Specials


Since it’s Summer’s end, we have a couple GREAT special offers you’ve love.

50% off Grout Sealer
Book any tile cleaning appointment and get 50% off grout sealer.  Not valid with other offers.  Normal minimum charges apply.
You must present this coupon at the time of cleaning and call before August 31, 2014.
Call 474-1133 now.

FREE Rug Pickup & Delivery
Book ANY in-home cleaning of at least $100 and get FREE pickup & delivery for rugs to be cleaned at our shop.  This is a $65 value.
You must present this coupon at the time of cleaning and call before August 31, 2014.
Call 474-1133 now.

Water Flood Cleanup

On April 30th, 2014 record rainfall hit Pensacola and flooded the city in ways never before seen. Roads collapsed in areas like scenic highway, often taking vehicles with them in the process. Ashbury Hills in Cantonment had homes flood to sometimes 8 feet of water in the bottom floors of homes. For many of Pensacola and its surrounding cities this disaster turned there once beautiful homes and landscapes into something akin to a Michael Bay film.

Despite the devastation, hope would arise in the form of the various restoration firms of Pensacola and even other cities. Premium Carpet Care was ready to rise to the occasion with its over 10 years of experience in the water damage restoration field. By using a mixture of skills, equipment and hard work many homes were able to be saved. In this article we will cover the home where the living room flooded and carpet had to be removed.

The first step in the process of water restoration is to inspect the scope of the damage to the affected area. This is done with a variety of invasive and non-invasive moisture meters that determine how much moisture has wicked into building materials. The results are noted and then decisions are made by the client in regards to how to remediate the problem after being advised on the best course of action by Premium Carpet Care.

Our advice to this client was full removal of the carpeting and padding and then placing a commercial dehumidifier and two air movers to dry the wet areas of the home. After three days an inspection would be done of the drywall to determine if it needed more drying and/or removal. In the case of this home drying was fully completed in three days and the clients were able to resume rebuilding their home to its pre-loss condition.


Pet traffic lane cleaning

A pet can bring great joy to a homeowner as can owning carpet as the flooring in your home. But sometimes pets and carpet do not mix in the instances of pets having accidents on your carpet. Combine this with the everyday wear and tear of foot traffic on carpet and you have what initially seems like complete disaster.

pet traffic lane before

pet traffic lane before

What can be done to solve this problem?

    The good news is the technicians at Premium Carpet Care are trained in various methods of spot removal and professional cleaning well suited for attempting to resolve issues like traffic lanes with pet urine in them.First they will utilize a heavy-duty commercial vacuum to remove all the dry soil present in the carpet. Then they will apply an all natural enzyme that will work to eat away at the urine present in the carpet. To aid in the breakup and removal of built up soil and grease in the traffic lane, an alkaline spotter is sprayed into the carpet and then agitated into the carpet with a carpet groomer.

Next an all natural neutral PH pre spray is sprayed into the carpet to help complete the emulsification of stains in the carpet. Finally the carpet is rinsed with 300 PSI of 180 degree Farenheit water and then extracted with the vacuum suction of the wand. These photos show our techniques at work on a client’s carpet with pet urine and traffic issues.

Is every company  suited to handle my cleaning needs?

Sadly the answer is no. Not every company cares enough about their clients to make sure they have trained and qualified technicians. Premium Carpet Care, however, puts our clients first and we do so by having our technicians trained by the IICRC. The Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification(IICRC) is the body that trains these technicians and this organization is considered the standard in the carpet cleaning industry for certification and training.

pet traffic lane after

pet traffic lane after

Foot traffic cleanup

Ever notice an unsightly dark area on the carpet  in front of your beloved recliner or couch? 

foot traffic before

foot traffic before


That is foot traffic from when you get up, sit down or otherwise move your feet on the carpet in front of the furniture. It can often be permanent as it is a sign of matting down of the carpet fiber and soil changing the dye of the carpet. Thankfully here at Premium Carpet Care we have a variety of methods to tackle the job of making traffic lanes and foot traffic look better than its previous worn state.

First we utilize a commercial vacuum cleaner to extract as much dry soil as possible. Then an all natural, neutral PH detergent is sprayed on the carpet to help emulsify soil, stains and dirt in the carpet and prepare it for extraction. In the case of the foot traffic area, a special alkaline spotter is sprayed into the carpet and then agitated with a carpet rake to help break up the traffic and prepare it for rinsing and extraction with the wand. Finally the area is rinsed with 180 degree Farenheit water at 300 PSI to suspend the stain so it can be extracted by the vacuum suction of the wand.

The resulting area looks startlingly different, remarkably cleaner than what the carpet had previously looked like. The client was thrilled that her carpet now was free of the ugliness that had previously been present in her carpet. As always her carpet had a 30 day no spots returning guarantee only available with Premium Carpet Care.

foot traffic after

foot traffic after

Polyester carpet cleanup

traffic lane before


Polyester is a material often used in our clothing but in some instances it forms the fibers of the carpet below our feet. With proper fabric protection and regular care it can prove to be one of the best choices a homeowner can make when choosing the right carpet for their home.


The Benefits of long-term carpet maintenance:

One client in the beautiful East Hill area had 15 year old polyester carpet that she got cleaned annually. She had tried many carpet cleaning companies in Pensacola unhappy with all of them except Premium Carpet Care. For about a decade she had been using us and in this article you shall see why.

Her precious poodle had developed bladder issues and the poor animal was unable to control its bladder. As a result the carpet was heavily soiled with a mixture of dirt, soil and dog urine. Due to the wooden sub floor below the carpet the water claw procedure was out of the question in regards of how to remedy the problems of this carpet. Instead cleaning technicians Richard and Roger sprayed an all natural enzyme on the pet stains to eat away at the urine while Richard brushed in an alkaline spotter to break up the traffic lanes of their soil and dirt. An all natural neutral pre spray was sprayed onto the carpet  to aid the other cleaning solutions during the enzymes dwell time of fifteen minutes.

Afterwards the carpet was rinsed with 300 PSI of 180 Degree Farenheit water and then vacuum extracted with the wand. The result amazed everyone from the client to the technicians cleaning the carpet. As a result the client was reminded why she chooses Premium Carpet Care and the technicians were reminded of the benefits of their hard work and knowledge.


traffic lane after