Winter Cleaning Tips to Keep Snow and Salt off Your Floors.

Winter Tips to Keep Snow and Salt off Your Floors.   Snow and Salt Can Be a Bothersome Mess. Winter in Cincinnati is almost over, but Old Man Winter is here for several more weeks. I thought it would be important to share some useful tips to keep your carpet and hard surfaces clean as […]

Pets in the House? Here’s What You Need to Know

Whether your pets come in the house occasionally or live in the home 100% of the time, there are some things you should know. There WILL be a mess on your furniture or carpet at some point in time. Whether it’s mud or dirt tracked in from outside or, ahem, a urine, vomit, or the dreaded […]

We at Cincinnati Maintenance are Thankful….for YOU!

It’s hard to believe it’s already time for Thanksgiving! We at Cincinnati Maintenance have a lot to be thankful for….and we are especially thankful for YOU, our customers! We have been blessed with a wonderful set of loyal customers and are thankful for the new ones we are meeting every day. It’s been especially heartening […]

Should You Clean Before the Holidays….or After?

Have you ever wondered, should I have my carpet and upholstery professionally cleaned before the holidays….or after? Well, that depends. First of all, are you having guests in for the holidays?  If you have noticeable stains on the carpet… would be nice to clean those before your guests arrive. If you have pets who sometimes […]

How to Quickly Address a Coffee Spill

Oh, man! A coffee spill on your carpet. Great way to start the day, huh? Addressing a coffee stain can be very tricky. Depending on the type of coffee, it has the potential for permanently staining fibers. Did you know that deluxe or supreme blended coffee as well as decaf coffee all have artificial dyes to […]

That Delicious Goodness Isn’t So Good for your Carpet and Furniture

We’ve all done it. You know, had a delcious, buttery piece of corn on the cob on your plate and began carrying it to the couch to eat while watching your favorite TV show. Oops, the corn rolls right off the plate, hits the couch and then lands on the carpet. Ugh! When dealing with […]

Having Carpet Installed? Things to Know

New home? Remodeling? Great! It’s an exciting time and “picking out” carpet and other features is a lot of fun. When it’s time for your carpet to be installed, here are a few things to know: Have your old carpet removed and properly disposed of – if possible, recycle! There is a great website for Carpet […]

Regular Carpet Cleaning Helps with Allergies and Asthma

Your home’s indoor air quality is important. Especially if you or someone in your family have allergies or asthma. Some people believe that having zero carpet reduces allergies in the home. That may or may not be true, as other experts have indicated that carpet increases air quality because it traps known allergens and keeps them […]

A Little Bit about “Wicking” – What is It and How to Deal with It

So, let’s talk about “wicking.”  On Monday we blogged about low moisture carpet cleaning. Cincinnati Maintenance is a big believer in this type of carpet cleaning which is also called encapsulation. You can see from that blog that we usually adhere to this type of cleaning because it dries fast, is non-toxic, and does not […]

After a Professional Cleaning, Who Wants their Carpets to Dry FAST?

After you have a professional come out to clean your carpets, do you want the carpets to dry quickly so you can get back to your normal household or business routine?  Well, sure you do!  Cincinnati Maintenance knows that low moisture cleaning – called encapsulation – is the most advanced way to clean and maintain carpet […]

Which Comes First? Do You Dust Before You Vacuum or Vacuum Before You Dust?

Ask people this question: Do you dust before you vacuum or vacuum before you dust?  You will get a plethora of answers – and different rationalizations for each anwer. The same goes for baseboards. Should you clean the baseboards before you vacuum or after? Well, if inquiring minds really want to know, this is what […]

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Spring Cleaning Time!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Spring Cleaning time, that is! We at Cincinnati Maintenance love to help Greater Cincinnati get their homes and offices squeaky clean, and we have some tips to share, too! First, we once blogged about how often should you have your carpets professionally cleaned? For homes with […]

Another Great Homemade Cleaning Hack

Hello, Cincinnati! Our last blog focused on the cleaning power of vinegar, but another great homemade cleaning hack involves another powerhouse: good, old fashioned baking soda. Baking soda is nature’s deodorizer! And, it aids is all kinds of around-the-house cleaning. For example, we recently told you how to get rid of pet urine odor in […]

Homemade Cleaning Remedies – The Power of Vinegar

Although we at Cincinnati Maintenance focus mainly on carpet, upholstery, floor and tile, we sure do love clean homes and offices. And, we love natural and organic remedies to keep that good clean going. Which brings us to the power of good ol’ vinegar. A few weeks ago we blogged about using vinegar and baking […]

Home Remedies to Get Rid of Pet Urine Odor

We get asked often, “How do I get the pet urine smell out of my carpets?”  In Cincinnati, it’s still that iffy time of year weather-wise where pets are spending more time indoors than out – naturally leading to a few more accidents that can leave some unpleasant odors in your rugs and carpets. It’s […]