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Breathe Easier

As you probably already know, your home can be a HUGE trap for allergens!  But, there is a way to help reduce allergens and help you breathe easier.


One of the biggest allergen traps and air filters in your home is your carpeting!  Carpeting can harbor irritants like dust mites, mold, mildew and fungi.  There is no need to suffer!  You can begin to breathe easier with proper and regular carpet cleaning.  Put it on your schedule to run the vacuum at the very least, one time per week to get the surface allergens up and out of your home.  For a deeper clean, have your carpeting professionally cleaned every 6 to 12 months.  Both the hot water extraction method and the low moisture encapsulation method are very effective for removing common allergens found in your home.


Your favorite easy chair may not be making it easy for you to breathe!  The upholstery in your furniture can trap allergens and dust mites just as easy as carpeting can.  Be proactive.  Vacuum your upholstered furniture to help remove what is clogging up your breathing.  Consider having your upholstery professionally cleaned for removal of allergens.  Our low moisture encapsulation method might be the best deep cleaning solution for your upholstered furniture and to help you get rid of allergens


Start sleeping better at night.  Mattresses can also harbor dust mites and allergens.  Combat them by having your mattresses deep cleaned and specially treated to protect against dust mites.  Ask our technicians how we treat mattresses to keep the allergens away!

Curious about how we can help you win the battle of the allergens?  Give us a call and we will give you a FREE quote.  Call us today:  727-364-5158 or learn more on our website:


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Selecting Carpet Goes WAY Beyond Style

CCS 7 30 15 CANVA-2For the most part, when someone chooses carpeting, they select it based on how it will look in their home or the space that requires the carpeting.  But, there are other factors that should be taken into consideration when selecting carpet. Taking these factors into consideration when selecting carpet will help you select the right carpet for your lifestyle and assist in extending the length of your carpet.

If you are selecting carpeting for rooms in your home, you may want to consider the following:

  • How much traffic will the carpet endure?
  • What type of traffic?  Bare feet?  Work boots?  Slippers?
  • How much contact will the carpet have with the outdoors?
  • Will people remove footwear before stepping on the carpet?
  • How much direct sunlight will the carpeting be exposed to
  • What types of pets will have access to the carpet?
  • Is the room a formal room or casual?

Once you have determined the type of traffic your carpet will experience, you can then select the type of carpeting.  This is an important step as it will help you get the best performance out of your carpeting.

Check out this crash course on carpet types:

  • Cut Pile – very popular and and is durable due to the density of fibers and how twisted the yarn sections are
  • Textured Plush – popular to use as wall to wall carpeting in an entire home as it easily hides traffic prints.
  • Saxony – more popular in formal rooms like formal and living rooms
  • Frieze – very casual and forms a curly texture due to the twisted fibers. Hides footprints well
  • Plush – very dense – works well in low traffic areas and preferred in formal areas. Shows footprints easily
  • Loop Pile – fabric is constructed into loops creating a casual look – excellent in high traffic areas – Berber carpeting is a good example of this
  • Multi-Level Loop Pile – Casual looped fibers of varying heights creating a durable option in high traffic areas
  • Cut-loop pile – Combines both cut and looped yarns creating a very textured surface that includes patterns making soil and stains less visible

To keep your carpeting in top condition, here are some general rules when it comes to vacuuming your carpets:

•Vacuum daily in high-traffic or pet areas.

•Vacuum twice weekly in medium-traffic areas.

•Vacuum weekly in light-traffic areas, using attachments at carpet edges.

CCS 9 1 15 CANVATo extend the life of your carpeting, it is recommended to have them professionally cleaned every 6 months.  Not only will this result in clean, well maintained carpets, but it will remove allergens, dust mites, bacteria and viruses that live in carpets.  Not only will your carpets look amazing but they will keep your family healthier!

Our encapsulation cleaning technology not only deep cleans your carpets but it is done with low moisture allowing you walk on your freshly cleaned carpets almost immediately!

Contact us today to schedule your carpets to be cleaned.


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Encapsulation Cleaning Is Not Just For Carpets

Encapsulation cleaning technology is amazing for carpets!  Not only does it deep clean your carpets, leaving behind a fresh and clean environment but your carpets are dry and ready to walk on in just about two hours.

couch-447484_640Imagine what that could mean for your upholstery?!?  Your favorite sofa, most comfortable chair and the ottoman you rely on to prop up your weary feet take a beating every day.  Imagine, dogs, cats, kids and spills assault your upholstery every day.  Sure, Vacuuming helps keep the surface looking ok, but what about what lies underneath?  Dust mites, bacteria, dirt and grime!  If it’s in your carpet, you know it must live in your upholstery too!

Complete Care Systems not only attacks the dirt and grime that lives in your sofas, love seats and chairs but we also specialize in deep cleaning tufted love seats, suede sofas, leather and micro fiber pieces.

If encapsulation carpet cleaning can make the air you breathe cleaner, imagine what it can do if you also penetrate your upholstery, removing allergens, dust mites, pet dander and more?  Think about it.  Furniture is designed to hide dirt.  With that in mind, you really don’t know how dirty your favorite couch is in your TV room!  What about odors?  Great news!  It’s time to say good-bye to doggy odor because not only do we clean your upholstery but we deodorize it too!  That’s not all!  Our prices include basic everyday stain removal as well!

Your Furniture May Be Harboring DUST MITES!

interior-design-332210_640Most of the allergens we experience are a result of dust mites.  There can be approximately 100,000 dust mites in just 1 square yard of carpeting in your home!  Yuck!  Imagine how many may be living in your upholstery!!!  What makes matters worse is dust mites LOVE to hang out where it is moist!  With all the rain we have experienced this summer, dust mites are in dust mite heaven!  Your BEST defense against dust mites is to keep your home cool and deep clean your carpets and upholstery.

Let us help you breathe easier and enjoy a clean home.  Not only will you enjoy a cleaner home, but you will also enjoy longer lasting carpet and upholstery.  Contact us today to book an appointment or to get a FREE quote!  Call us at:  (727) 364-5158.

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Carpets – The Benefits

CCS 7 15 15 canvaHave you ever stopped and wondered about the purpose your carpets actually provide?  Once you discover the benefits of carpets, you will appreciate your carpets more and take better care of them!

Check It Out!  Carpets…

Provides Warmth

Did you know? Carpeting provides thermal resistance. That’s a fancy way of saying that when the weather is colder and damper, your carpet keeps the heat in!  It actually acts as an energy conserver!  Plus it is a comfortable place to sit, play or work!  There is nothing like stretching out on a clean, fresh smelling carpet!

It’s All About Fashion & Style!

Not only does carpeting have practical benefits but you can have FUN with it!  There are a WIDE variety of colors, patterns and textures to choose from!  So live it up and create mood, focal points and statements throughout your home.

Improve The Air YOU and YOUR Family Breathe!

Did you know that your carpet acts as a passive air filter???  It does!  It traps dust, pollen and other particles.  That means it removes them from your breathing zone. Studies have shown that people with asthma and allergy problems have seen symptoms improve with cleaned carpeting.

Softens Slips and Falls

Carpet is not only amazing for cushioning our footsteps but it also helps in reducing slips and falls.  If you do fall, it’s a much softer fall, reducing injuries!

Reduces Noise

Our homes can be LOUD!  Especially with all the technology and devices we have in our homes.  Carpet helps absorb these sounds and it acts as a sound barrier between floors.

As you can see, your carpet is working hard for you and your comfort!  Take care of it.  Preserve it with regular deep cleanings.  We can help!  Schedule your appointment today!  Call us at:  727-364-5158

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Do You Change Your Sheets?

They’re out to get us! Each and every night, our health is threatened.  These threats are essentially invisible to our eyes.  Don’t be afraid!  As responsible homeowners, we are all aware of the importance of maintaining cleanliness in the bedroom.  Particularly, what many of us cuddle up with every night…our sheets! 

The general rule of thumb when it comes to cleaning our sheets is to clean them at least once a month. Ideally, however, we should clean them every week or two.  If this is not being done, make a note to begin doing this regularly.  Your sinuses will appreciate the change!

But why do we change our sheets to begin with? For starters, our bodies have between two and four million sweat glands that produce two-hundred milliliters of sweat per eight hours of sleep each night.  Imagine this: in two week’s time, that’s enough sweat to fill up your two-liter of Pepsi!  Feeling the burn yet?

Like many Americans, do you find yourself sniffling and sneezing in the comfort of your own home?  There are many allergens one could point their finger at; however, a microscopic insect is likely to blame.  Insect?  Oh my, call the exterminator!  Not so fast, there’s a much easier solution.  Cleaning your sheets regularly will put a dent in their population.  Which, if you’re curious, could be over ten-million.  Yes, that “mite” be a problem.  Don’t underestimate these little guys, they are one of the biggest threats facing our well-being.

If your family is like mine, then drooling is an every night occurrence. The average person drools about eight ounces per night, enough to fill your morning cup of coffee. Saliva produces different germs than sweat would. How are these germs different? The saliva contains remnants of the foods you eat throughout the day; no matter how often you brush your teeth, there will always be remnants left in your saliva.

Can you name the largest organ of the human body?  Brain?  Lungs?  I know you must have a big heart, but the largest organ of the body is actually your skin.  Our bodies slowly grow and age; our skin is no different; however, it changes much more rapidly every day.  Like onions, and Shrek, our skin also has layers.  Our skin sheds bits of its top layer most often while we shower and sleep.  Where does this skin go?  In the shower, it goes down the drain.  But what while you’re sleeping?  These bits of skin become a late night snack for dust mites.  

My hope is that, by now, you realize the importance of cleaning your sheets.  But what about other places our body rests during the day?  I know one place I spend a lot of my time, or, wish I could spend more time, is on the couch.  Napping, relaxing, daydreaming, or just resting after a long day of work our couches are there to support us.  Unfortunately, we’re not the only ones they support.  They’re home to an empire of dust mites.  What can we do to take care of our couch?  It is recommended by the carpet and upholstery industry to clean your upholstery every eighteen to twenty-four months. We recommend considering how often you use your couch, how many people use it, and the condition of the furniture before deciding how long to wait before cleaning them.

So why then would you clean your sheets and not your upholstery? Upholstery contains more dust mites and dead skin than your sheets ever will.  Give your upholstery the same time and care you dedicate to your sheets, your sinuses will thank you.

At Complete Care Systems we worry about your health too. Call us for a free estimate.


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Tips and Tricks: Pet Dander

Let’s face it, we love our pets. They are like family. They sleep in our beds, hang out on the couch while watching tv, and even let the young kids play dentist in their mouth (yuck!). They are the perfect addition to any family. But then the tragedy comes. Your kid starts sneezing constantly or you are continually rubbing your dry eyes. Let the allergies begin. Most families consider getting rid of their furry friends, but we think they should stay. Why? Because there are ways to lessen the dander and help your family to not suffer.

Let’s start with the basic science behind the allergies before telling you how to fix them. The allergic symptoms that everyone gets are not from the animals fur. In fact it is from the proteins that are secreted in the saliva and oil glands that sheds the dead skin. This is dander and quite frankly it is gross.

Warning: These tips and tricks are not a magical cure. In fact, it could take up to 2 months before your symptoms start to disappear.

1. Washing and brushing your animals once a week will help reduce the pet dander. If you have a very fury animal, such as a Husky, you may want to brush them more than once a week. Hopefully you have someone in your home who doesn’t suffer and can do it for you. Just remember to do it outside if possible. You wouldn’t want to be the cause of more dander in your home.

2. For those in the home that suffer from allergies make sure the bedrooms are off limits. You don’t want to wake up at 2am rubbing your eyes and sneezing. But keep in mind that pet dander travels, especially on clothes. Keeping animals out of the bedroom will reduce allergies, but not cure them.

3. Allergens are never contained. They travel on clothes and through the heating and air conditioning system. Consider high efficiency air filters and change them every two to three months to help reduce the distribution of dander in your home. Also consider using a central air cleaner for at least 4 hours a day. The air cleaners can help to remove a large amount of pet allergens from the home.

4. We love to show our pets how much we truly love them, and they do as well. If it is a must to hug and kiss your pets, make sure to wash your hands right after. Your hands hold onto the dander and you do not want that to be near your face.

5. Get your carpets and upholstery cleaned. Your pets love to roll around on your carpets and sit on your upholstery with you. Just vacuuming them isn’t enough. Having a professional come out and clean will significantly reduce the dander more than vacuuming alone.

Animals are a big part of our daily lives and most people will do anything to keep them in the home. At Complete Care System we want to keep your family and small friends happy and healthy together.