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What Makes Chem-Dry Carpet Cleaning A Halloween Treat

What Makes Chem-Dry Carpet Cleaning A Halloween Treat

We’re in the midst of the festive Halloween season known for its pumpkin-flavored treats, creative costumes, and cherished traditions. Chem-Dry of Lafayette is all about enjoying what this season has to offer. That’s why we do our best to make this a happy time of...

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3 Reasons Why Cleaning Area Rugs Is Important

3 Reasons Why Cleaning Area Rugs Is Important

Keeping your Lafayette, Indiana home clean and sanitized is a continual task. If your area rugs haven’t gotten much attention lately, don’t stress. Chem-Dry can help with professional area rug cleaning, plus tips and tricks for keeping them clean between our visits. ...

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9 Carpet Stain Removal And Protection Tips

9 Carpet Stain Removal And Protection Tips

Keeping carpets clean can be a challenge—especially when tough stains like blood, paint, and pet urine make their way onto your floors.  The good news is, Chem-Dry can help get rid of them for good with premier stain removal and protection in Lafayette, Indiana. And...

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Why Now Is The Perfect Time For Commercial Carpet Cleaning

Why Now Is The Perfect Time For Commercial Carpet Cleaning

With the spread of COVID-19, many businesses have temporarily closed their doors to both customers and employees. While there’s hope to settle back into day-to-day life eventually, these unprecedented times have definitely marked upheaval for the professional and...

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Proven Carpet Stain Removal Tips

Proven Carpet Stain Removal Tips

Let’s face it—accidents are inevitable. No matter how hard you try, things like paint, juice, and pet stains are sure to find their way onto your carpet at some point. But the good news is, you don’t have to stress with the help of Chem-Dry professional stain removal...

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Why Clean Your Upholstery This Winter Season?

Why Clean Your Upholstery This Winter Season?

As you well know, this time of year includes plummeting temperatures and more extreme weather. Now that we’re deep into the heart of winter, you’ve likely already taken many necessary steps to winterize your home.  When tackling your to-do list this winter season,...

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Best Practices For Winter Pet Cleanup In Your Home

Best Practices For Winter Pet Cleanup In Your Home

The winter season brings with it a unique set of challenges for keeping your home as clean as usual. For example, the cold winter months are often a time when your loved ones—including your pets—spend significantly more time indoors than the rest of the year. Plus,...

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Best Practices For Wood Floor Cleaning

Best Practices For Wood Floor Cleaning

Hardwood floors—both old and new—benefit greatly from wood floor cleaning in Lafayette, Indiana. The effort and time required to preserve and protect these surfaces are well worth it.  However, there’s debate about which cleaning methods are best for hardwood floor...

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3 Area Rug Cleaning Basics For Your Home

3 Area Rug Cleaning Basics For Your Home

Area rugs bring beautiful color, texture, and diversity to our homes, and also require special care to be maintained.  Here are the basic principles of area rug cleaning and stain removal so you can keep your precious textiles looking their best as the years go by. ...

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3 Ways Professional Carpet Cleaning Is Good For Your Health

3 Ways Professional Carpet Cleaning Is Good For Your Health

It’s fairly easy to keep up with vacuuming and spot cleaning stains from your carpet, but you may be wondering if professional carpet cleaning is really worth the time and cost.  The truth is, it doesn’t have to be a chore when you find the right carpet cleaning...

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3 Undeniable Reasons To Choose Green Certified Cleaning

3 Undeniable Reasons To Choose Green Certified Cleaning

There are many options to choose from for professional carpet cleaning in Lafayette, so how can you best narrow down your options? With all the companies competing for your business, it may seem like a tough call. But it doesn’t have to be when you understand which...

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3 Reasons Why Upholstery Cleaning Is Essential

3 Reasons Why Upholstery Cleaning Is Essential

With all the important tasks you have to keep up with around your home, it’s understandable that upholstery cleaning may be pushed to the backburner. What’s the big deal, right?  Truthfully, there are actually many benefits of upholstery cleaning, and also some...

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HELP! What Do I Do When My Pet Stains The Carpet?

HELP! What Do I Do When My Pet Stains The Carpet?

You love your pet, but it’s ok to admit you don’t love the stains and odors they can leave around the home. The good news is, this isn’t a predicament you simply have to live with.  Here are a few simple, effective tricks for removing pet stains quickly and getting...

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5 Reasons Not To Put Off Area Rug Cleaning

5 Reasons Not To Put Off Area Rug Cleaning

You’re probably well aware of how difficult it can be to find the perfect area rug that also fits within your budget. Plus, with the amount of traffic and wear rugs endure every day, they can wear out quickly if you’re not careful.  Let’s take a look at some of the...

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Unveiling Our New Wood Floor Cleaning Service!

Unveiling Our New Wood Floor Cleaning Service!

At Chem-Dry, we’re constantly innovating to provide industry-leading cleaning services to our loyal customers. You spoke, we listened—and we’re now proud to offer our premier wood floor cleaning service throughout the Lafayette, Indiana community. What Are The...

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Eliminate Allergies In The Home With Spring Cleaning

Eliminate Allergies In The Home With Spring Cleaning

With spring in the air, you could be experiencing some pretty intense allergies. If your cabinets are full of allergy medicine and you’ve been cautious about keeping your home clean but still can’t seem to find relief, there’s a key solution you could be missing....

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How Often Your Couch Really Needs To Be Cleaned

How Often Your Couch Really Needs To Be Cleaned

The couch is one of the dirtiest items in most homes, yet it’s often the last thing we remember to clean. Does this really matter? And if so, how often should you really have your couch professionally cleaned? The Dangers Of Uncleaned Upholstery Couches and other...

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Does Your Carpet Need More Than DIY Pet Stain Removal?

Does Your Carpet Need More Than DIY Pet Stain Removal?

If you’re like many do-it-yourselfers today, you love tackling a challenging project and seeing the final result. However, there are some projects you shouldn’t just take on yourself—like pet stain and odor removal. Why DIY Pet Stain And Odor Removal Isn’t Enough When...

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Carpet Protectant To Prevent Spots

Carpet Protectant To Prevent Spots

We take pride in the appearance of our homes. After all, it says a lot about you. And when the carpet is a crucial part of your indoor space, its color, style, condition, and cleanliness reflect upon you as an individual.   Protectant Gives You a Fighting Chance...

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Halloween: A Reminder of Water Damage Prevention Season

Halloween: A Reminder of Water Damage Prevention Season

We love fall for many reasons—pumpkin-flavored everything, trick-or-treating, and sweater weather, just to name a few. However, many of us overlook a significant part of this season (hint, the answer isn’t dressing up for Halloween). According to FEMA—the Federal...

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These 5 Gross Things Could Be Hiding in Your Couch

These 5 Gross Things Could Be Hiding in Your Couch

Why is it that we often vacuum floors or wipe often counters but forget the one item we use most—the couch? Most people put off cleaning their upholstery until it becomes dingy or stained (less than once a year on average). But the truth is, areas like the couch are...

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Cleaning Hotspots

Cleaning Hotspots

Clean These Hotspots to Ensure a Healthier Home As Fall approaches, we often forget about how much time we're going to be spending indoors. This is something we should prepare for by making sure the house is clean and healthy. The home is a huge collector of germs and...

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Why is Green Cleaning Important?

Why is Green Cleaning Important?

A clean home is a happy home. Dedicating yourself to the removal of allergens, bacteria, and other toxins from your home should be a top priority. That is our top goal too! We are committed to a cleaner, healthier place to live. There's more to it, though. We don’t...

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Home Water Damage & How to Deal With It

Home Water Damage & How to Deal With It

Three cheers for indoor plumbing and clean water! That's such a great thing until a pipe breaks or the dishwasher floods or something gets backed up and water seeps all over your home.   Common Causes of Water Damage Pipe Leaks or Bursts Heavy Rainfall or...

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Developing a Family Cleaning Schedule

Developing a Family Cleaning Schedule

Here is the rule: When you have a healthy home, you have a happy home. It doesn't matter how quiet and serene or loud and hectic your home may be, the same rule applies. This post is for parents who manage a busy household of children and pets - where it’s not easy to...

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What To Do When Your Dog has an Accident

What To Do When Your Dog has an Accident

What's the Plan? Even the best dogs sometimes have accidents in the house. The key is to prevent repeat behavior and take care of the mess and smell quickly. Here is our advice: If caught in the act. If you are lucky enough to catch your furry friend in the act of...

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Get to Know Your Vacuum Attachments

Get to Know Your Vacuum Attachments

What are all the vacuum attachments and settings for? Vacuuming the right way is important because it can keep your carpet looking good, smelling nice, and feeling soft. It’s important to vacuum often to keep carpets (as well as the air) clean and fresh. Vacuuming...

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Carpet Guide: Top 3 for High Traffic

Carpet Guide: Top 3 for High Traffic

When settling on carpets fit for a house full of kids and pets, there are a number of things to consider. You'll want to focus on comfort while still protecting against wear, tear, and spills. Read on if you want to choose a durable, highly resistant carpet that will...

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Deep Clean The Office & Start The Year Off Right

Deep Clean The Office & Start The Year Off Right

Will a Clean Office Boost Productivity? Whether you have an office in which customers visit, or you and your coworkers are the only ones who ever see it, keeping a clean office is extremely important. Of course, dusting and taking out the trash are given chores that...

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10 Things You Forgot to Clean

10 Things You Forgot to Clean

Some things in our homes are all too often forgotten and will get very dirty over time. Let this article serve as a reminder to put some of your elbow grease toward these things. Without further ado...   Did you forget to clean these things? Trash Can This first...

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Leather Furniture Care

Leather Furniture Care

I remember as a kid we always had upholstered furniture. Then one day, my parents showed up with a brand new leather couch. My siblings and I were stunned and absolutely loved it (we especially loved jumping up and down on it when Mom wasn't looking). The...

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Keep Your Rugs Nice, Even in High Traffic Areas

Keep Your Rugs Nice, Even in High Traffic Areas

We've all seen the dark foot trail that starts to spread over high traffic carpeted areas. Often, people choose to cover these areas with throw rugs in order to keep the carpet underneath looking nice. But what happens to those rugs? Rugs aren't cheap, and some can be...

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I Spilled Paint on the Carpet, Help!

I Spilled Paint on the Carpet, Help!

Honey, I Painted the Carpets... Maybe you thought you didn’t need to cover the carpet for a quick painting job. Maybe your child is an aspiring artist but doesn’t realize their paint spill isn’t quite a masterpiece. Either way, it’s a pretty terrible feeling seeing...

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How to Clean and Disinfect Used Furniture

There you are. Feet in the grass and eyes on the prize. You stopped by a local yard sale because it's a Saturday and it's nice out. There, not twenty feet away, in the middle of the green lawn, is the piece of furniture you didn't know your living room needed. It's...

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Best Flooring for Pets

Best Flooring for Pets

Whether you've experienced scratched floors or pet accident clean-up, you know that pets and floors don't always get along. But for most pet owners, their pets are a very important part of the family. So how do you get flooring that works for the comfort of a puppy...

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Do These 6 Simple Things to Keep a Clean Home

Do These 6 Simple Things to Keep a Clean Home

6 Home Cleaning Tips   Our goal is to make your home a healthier place with a blend of tried-and-true cleaning methods and innovative technology. We've found that there are simple chores, that if done, makes a home much healthier and clean. Here are six home...

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Our Carpet Protectant vs “The Other Guys”

Our Carpet Protectant vs “The Other Guys”

When you have high traffic areas in your home, it can feel like the carpets get dirty faster than you have time for. Fighting back against stains, dirt, and grime brought in by muddy shoes and wet paws can be extremely tough, we know.    Protectant Gives You a...

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What is an Anti-Allergy Vacuum Cleaner?

What is an Anti-Allergy Vacuum Cleaner?

Professional carpet cleanings are the most effective solution to minimizing allergy symptoms. If you think about all the allergens and bacteria floating around in the air, it's easy to see why the quarterly cleanings alone are not enough. Luckily, technology has...

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The Pet-Owner’s Guide to a Clean Home

The Pet-Owner’s Guide to a Clean Home

According to the ASPCA, approximately 30-37% of US households have a dog, and 30-37% have a cat. That’s 70-80 million owned dogs and 74-96 million owned cats. It’s pretty apparent that people like having pets! And with good reason - pets are a fun addition to the...

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Why Do Carpet Stains Keep Coming Back?

Why Do Carpet Stains Keep Coming Back?

Accidents happen and carpet sometimes sees spills and stains. You have probably experienced this. Have you ever cleaned up a stain, happy that you don’t have to see it anymore, only to have it come back a few days later? This can be frustrating! So why does this...

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3 Home Chores to Avoid Doing Yourself

3 Home Chores to Avoid Doing Yourself

DIY (Do It Yourself) projects around the house have become a very popular thing with a lot of people. With easy access to tons of information on such projects, it’s easy to have fun and feel accomplished. Unfortunately, there are a few things that people should avoid...

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A New and Improved Way to Clean Carpets

A New and Improved Way to Clean Carpets

Generally speaking, when you hear the words “carpet cleaning” you think of a classic steam cleaner. In this article you’ll learn that there’s a newer, better way. The Better Approach to Carpet Cleaning Steam cleaners have been around since the 1960’s and 70’s and have...

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*Based on results of studies conducted by independent laboratories of Chem-Dry’s Hot Carbonating Extraction process. Allergens tested were dog and cat dander and dust mite allergen. All bacteria results include use of sanitizer. Figures are an average across multiple homes. Hard surface bacteria tests were based on independent lab testing associated with U.S. EPA registration #s 84683-3-74771 and 70385-6; sealed stone and VCT surfaces were evaluated and bacteria tested include salmonella, influenza and E. coli.