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If you want to learn a thing or two about carpet, the carpet cleaning industry, or even upholstery and its maintenance, then this is the place for you! Get information or start a conversation. Cline Services wants to hear from you! So please, post your comments and feel free to share any post you find interesting with your friends, family, or favorite social media outlet.

Medical Facilities Installing More Carpet

September 11, 2012 by Leave a comment

Do Carpets Cause Allergies and Respiratory Problems?

Around 30 years ago in Sweden, many authorities came to the conclusion that carpeting in schools and medical facilities caused allergies and respiratory problems and even triggered childhood asthma. Sweden began removing carpets from educational facilities, then medical facilities and other health care related businesses followed suit. Soon afterward, the same thing began to occur in the US in locations like New York and Florida. However, no one had done any actual studies to see if the conclusions that were drawn were true.

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Are there contaminants in your carpet?

September 11, 2012 by 1 comment

Day Care imageAttention Charlotte Day Care Operators and Parents

Do you own and operate a day care facility? Or are you a parent with small children and perhaps haven’t had your carpets cleaned in awhile? Obviously, no one is trying to be alarmist here, but you really should take some time to consider the safety of your children if they are crawling around or playing on dirty, soiled carpet. According to a study conducted by the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene1, it is difficult, if not impossible, to remove carpet contaminants, including lead, with vacuuming alone. What did the study conclude was the best way to remove contaminants from carpet? Steam cleaning, which happens to be the method used by Cline Services Carpet Cleaning!

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Cheapest Carpet Cleaning, Charlotte NC

August 31, 2012 by Leave a comment

Would you buy a new BMW then put the cheapest tires on it?

Would you buy the cheapest child’s car seat?

Would you use a place called “Discount Surgery”?

Odds are, your carpet is the most expensive single item in your home to replace. Why trust its “cleaning” to a company that promotes low price over all else? If that’s the main advantage a company has to promote, where does quality fit in?

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“Always owner-operated…”

August 14, 2012 by Leave a comment

These words are more important than you may think. When having your carpet cleaned (or anything else serviced for that matter) who do you suppose has your best interested at heart? An employee at a job, or the owner of the company? The owner of the company will bend over backward to earn your repeat business, and the business of your friends and neighbors. If he or she doesn’t do what it takes, and treat you with the utmost of respect, they don’t deserve your business. I, Chip Cline, of Cline Services (Charlotte, NC) will do what it takes to earn your carpet cleaning now and in the future.

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Rental Machines vs. Professional Carpet Cleaning

July 31, 2012 by 1 comment

Rental: A machine you can lift and put into your back seat.

Professional: A machine that weighs 500 lbs+ and has to be bolted inside a van.

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