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Welcome to the Omega Chem-Dry blog. This is a helpful resource for carpet, upholstery and general cleaning tips and tricks. We post recommendations and ideas for getting the most value out of your carpets and upholstery, so check back often for our latest posts.

Follow These Steps At The First Sign Of Flooding In Your Home

Follow These Steps At The First Sign Of Flooding In Your Home

Flood risks can be significantly higher during winter months due to factors like roof leaks, frozen pipes, winter storms, and rivers and lakes overflowing when ice melts. That’s why it’s crucial to make adequate preparations during fall months to help prevent winter...

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6 Simple Steps For Cleaning Your Upholstery This Fall

6 Simple Steps For Cleaning Your Upholstery This Fall

Fall is the perfect time of year for deep cleaning and freshening up your home—especially as months of more time spent indoors steadily approach. Couches and other upholstery are often packed with allergens and bacteria, which means that giving them some...

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The Complete Guide To Buying The Right Vacuum Cleaner

The Complete Guide To Buying The Right Vacuum Cleaner

Keeping carpets clean is an ongoing task, and having a good vacuum cleaner can make the job much easier. Purchasing a vacuum probably isn’t something you do often, so researching which features and models to choose from is important. Here’s everything you...

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How Carpet Cleaning Can Save Your Business Money

How Carpet Cleaning Can Save Your Business Money

As a business owner, you understand the importance of a clean office for both the customer and employee experience. So what’s the most affordable option for keeping your office clean? While commercial carpet cleaning may be an added expense up front, it...

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3 Unexpected Benefits Of Professional Area Rug Cleaning

3 Unexpected Benefits Of Professional Area Rug Cleaning

You probably know from experience that the perfect area rug can be difficult to find, and to fit in your budget. Quality textiles are tricky to come by, so when you find the right piece, you want to hold on to it as long as you can. Daily traffic and wear...

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3 Ways To Remove Pet Urine Stains And Smells From Carpet

3 Ways To Remove Pet Urine Stains And Smells From Carpet

Love your pets but turned off by the nasty odors they leave behind? If you have pets in the home it's inevitable that accidents happen and stains and odors will be in your future. However, treating these messes doesn’t have to be a daunting task.Here are three proven...

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5 Benefits Of Professional Tile And Grout Cleaning

5 Benefits Of Professional Tile And Grout Cleaning

Tile is a beautiful touch to a variety of areas in the home. It’s also durable and effective—especially in moist areas. So if tile and grout surfaces have so many benefits, what’s the problem? For starters, the areas where tile is installed are also...

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5 Nasty Things Hiding In The Average Household Couch

5 Nasty Things Hiding In The Average Household Couch

Have you ever wondered why some areas in the home are so easy to keep clean, but the couch isn’t one of them? Think about it—we scrub bathrooms, vacuum floors, and wipe down kitchen counters on the regular. But when was the last time you cleaned and sanitized your...

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3 Ways Clean Carpets Can Boost Your Business

3 Ways Clean Carpets Can Boost Your Business

Did you know that cleaning your office carpets—though a seemingly trivial task—can actually have a significant impact on your employees and your business? It’s true—recent studies show that the environment people spend so much of their time working in can...

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How To Clean Area Rugs (Hint: Not The Same As Carpet!)

How To Clean Area Rugs (Hint: Not The Same As Carpet!)

Area rugs bring unique style, color, and patterns, and also require special care and attention—which is what separates them from the rest of the carpet in your home. It’s important to understand the basics of rug care and stain removal, as well as what unique cleaning...

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How To Prepare For Winter Flood Risks

How To Prepare For Winter Flood Risks

Flooding is the number one natural disaster in the united States. In fact, according to FEMA—the Federal Emergency Management Agency—every region of the United States is at risk for winter flooding. So what causes this spike in flood risks during colder...

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What Causes Spooky Reappearing Carpet Stains?

What Causes Spooky Reappearing Carpet Stains?

Halloween is just around the corner—which means the leaves are falling, everything is pumpkin-flavored, and you’re almost ready to bust out your costume. There are many fun, festive, spooky things about this season. There’s also another spooky mystery you...

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How Often You Should Clean Furniture And Upholstery

How Often You Should Clean Furniture And Upholstery

Here’s a fun fact: the average person actually spends about 90% of their time indoors. Really makes you think more about the environment you’re immersed in, doesn’t it? Have you ever considered how furniture and upholstery affect indoor air quality and the...

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Do Tile Floors Need To Be Sealed?

Do Tile Floors Need To Be Sealed?

Do Tile Floors Need To Be Sealed? Your home is much more than a building. It is a huge part of your life. We should all desire the best for our homes in order to make them healthy and desirable places to live - especially in the rooms that get used the most. Do you...

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The 10 Most Forgotten Spots in Your Home

The 10 Most Forgotten Spots in Your Home

The 10 Most Forgotten Spots in Your Home When it comes to cleaning your home, you probably clean the same 3 or 4 things on a regular basis, but neglect a lot of other areas in your home. This is the case for most people! In order to more effectively clean, it's...

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Rugs vs. Carpets: How do you clean them?

Rugs vs. Carpets: How do you clean them?

There are many people who think cleaning rugs is the same as cleaning carpets. A quick pass with the vacuum and you're good to go!...or maybe not. Unfortunately, this false belief about rug cleaning can actually lead to damage. Rugs are quite different...

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Cleaning for the Paws

Cleaning for the Paws

At Omega Chem-Dry, helping families throughout Maryland is our #1 goal. We do this by creating healthy and happy homes. This commitment of ours to create happy homes extends to all members of your family, including the ones with tails and paws. First we...

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Tips for Cleaning Your Leather Furniture

Tips for Cleaning Your Leather Furniture

Leather furniture is a great way to add warmth and style to your home. You may have heard that leather furniture has an impressively long lifespan. While this is true, like any upholstered furniture, leather furniture requires routine maintenance in order...

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10 Spring Cleaning Tips to Fight Allergies

10 Spring Cleaning Tips to Fight Allergies

With spring just around the corner, many people are anxiously anticipating the warmer weather. But spring is not all sunshine and rainbows for everyone. For thousands of people, spring means allergy season. Pollen and allergens can make their way into your...

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Show Your Carpets Some Love with Chem-Dry

Show Your Carpets Some Love with Chem-Dry

Please raise your hand if you've ever felt personally victimized by just the thought of keeping your home clean. When you grab that vacuum, you're hit with memories of tangled cords and leaks, killing any inkling of productivity you may have felt. After vacuuming a...

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New Year Cleaning Resolutions

New Year Cleaning Resolutions

Now that winter holidays are over, and the festivities associated with them have subsided, it's time to look forward to a new year! And with a new year comes new opportunities for growth and change. Over the course of these next 12 months, as you plan out and do your...

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Prepare for the Holidays with Omega Chem-Dry

Prepare for the Holidays with Omega Chem-Dry

It's a beautiful time of year! The holidays, despite the cold weather and shorter days, put people in a mood of happiness and giving. People think more about others during this time of year than, potentially, any other time of year! There are family...

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Call Chem-Dry Before Thanksgiving

Call Chem-Dry Before Thanksgiving

This Fall, get ready for Thanksgiving dinner by taking advantage of the Chem-Dry way of cleaning carpet! Complete Chem-Dry of Lake Orion combines the best in cleaning solutions, environmentally conscious ingredients and professional technicians....

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Top 5 Spooky Things Hiding in Your Carpet

Top 5 Spooky Things Hiding in Your Carpet

Here's a thought: Dirt is stomped into your carpet from simply walking around to having your kids and pets play inside. Just how safe do you think that is? Just in time for Halloween, we’ve made a list of the 5 scariest things hiding in your carpet that an...

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3 Tips to Keeping Your Home Clean This Fall

3 Tips to Keeping Your Home Clean This Fall

With the end of Summer nearly here, we have a few things to look forward to: leaves changing color, our favorite hoodies and, of course, the many pumpkin flavored treats and drinks. The weather between summer and winter can be perfect some days. Other days, though, it...

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Must-Do Before Moving Into A New Home

Must-Do Before Moving Into A New Home

Buying a new home is both exciting and exhausting. There is a lot of work that needs to be done - cleaning the home, painting, moving all your belongings, organizing, unpacking, etc.. It may seem like a very overwhelming time, but take advantage of this...

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How to Motivate Your Kids to Clean

How to Motivate Your Kids to Clean

Whether you live with your spouse, roommates, a household of children and pets, or by yourself, it can be hard to keep your place clean.  In fact, it may seem like an impossible task with beds that need to be made, dishes that need to be done, and floors...

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6 Tips For A Healthier Home

6 Tips For A Healthier Home

Here at Omega Chem-Dry, our top priority is to make your home a healthier space to live in. That is the reason we are sharing these 6 home cleaning tips!1. Frequently wipe down countertops. Countertops are more than just where food is prepared. It’s also where dirt,...

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Transform Used Furniture Into A Treasure

Transform Used Furniture Into A Treasure

They say that one man's trash is another man's treasure. Anyone that has done any shopping at garage sales, thrift shops, or antique stores knows that this is true. This is especially true for pieces of furniture. Whether it is bought from a store, or just inherited...

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