Upholstery, Carpet & Rug


Category: Carpet Cleaning

Does carpet cleaning really make carpets get dirty faster?

Monday, June 16, 2014, Carpet Cleaning

We get a lot of great questions from people, and this is one of the most popular. Q: Can you explain why I find that once my carpets are cleaned, they seem to attract soil more quickly and stay wet for a long time. AND, my carpets seem to need cleaning even MORE often. Why? 

Do You Know What’s In Your Carpet Fibers?

Thursday, June 12, 2014, Carpet Cleaning, Uncategorized

Unique Larry is sporting a Hawaiian shirt and dispensing great advice for your carpets.   If you need the BEST carpet, upholstery and rug cleaner in the Chicago North Shore and Northwest Suburbs, give us a call!! And if you just have questions, we’re happy to talk. 847-459-1600

10 Reasons Why We Love Carpet

Sunday, May 18, 2014, Carpet Cleaning

OK, we may be biased, since our name is Unique Upholstery Carpet & Rug Cleaning. But, we really do love carpet! Another guy who loves carpet is Doyle Bloss, now marketing manager for U.S. Products, a manufacturer of hot-water carpet extractors. He recently wrote about the 10 benefits of carpet, and we couldn’t agree more. 

How Often Should I Have My Carpets Cleaned?

Thursday, May 8, 2014, Carpet Cleaning

We recently got this question on our blog:  “How often should I have my carpets cleaned?” Unique Larry’s answer:If there aren’t any pet issues (urine, fecal & vomit), then your carpets should be cleaned roughly once a year with our method of cleaning. You will find that when we thoroughly shampoo followed by a triple 

Is Hard Flooring Really Better Than Carpet?

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, Carpet Cleaning

Have you heard that if you replace your carpets with hard flooring, your indoor air quality will be better and you will have fewer allergies? The fact is, both carpeting and hard flooring can be good or bad for your indoor air quality. It all comes down to maintenance. Carpets have gotten a bad reputation 

Willy the Urinator has a confession (or why Spring is a good time to remove pets stains from carpets)

Friday, April 4, 2014, Carpet Cleaning, Uncategorized

This winter was rough in the Chicago area, and Willy confesses that he may not have always gone outside to do his “business”. If your carpets have had a rough winter, give Unique a call! We’ll make your carpets as fresh and clean as possible and remove pet urine, salt and other debris. You won’t 

Unique Larry’s Tips for Winter Carpet Care

Tuesday, March 4, 2014, Carpet Cleaning, Uncategorized

Winter keeps dragging on. Unique Larry says that the key to protecting your carpets right now while it’s still snowing is to vacuum 2-3 times per week, at least, to make sure that the salt and grit don’t grind in and break down the carpet’s fibers. Then, when Spring is finally here, contact us at 

How to Get Salt Out of Your Carpets Before They Get Damaged

Tuesday, February 25, 2014, Carpet Cleaning, Uncategorized

Wow, this year’s winter storms have been something else! They have done a number on our roads as well as on the floors in our buildings and homes. One place we might not know that is really being hurt by the storms, though, is the carpets beneath our feet. Ice melt, which is the mixture 

Salt can be a carpet killer – how to deal with salt and your carpets

Thursday, February 20, 2014, Carpet Cleaning, Uncategorized

Another month and another great video from Unique Larry. It’s the month of love, and Larry lovingly shares his message with all of us. So have a look, learn something new, and enjoy! And, if you have any questions, please contact Unique! We service the North Shore and northern Chicago suburbs.

Winter Carpet Care is Crucial to Your Carpet’s Longevity

Monday, January 27, 2014, Carpet Cleaning, Uncategorized

When cleaning professionals think about winter floorcare, the focus is usually on hard surfaces. Without question, hard surface floors and carpet can take a real beating when winter comes. Rain, snow, ice, ice melt, sand and grit are all more likely to be tracked into a home during the winter months than during warmer and