Fabric Protectors

Carpet and Upholstery Protectors in Eastern Massachusetts

  • Help protect against both oil and water based stains
  • Help carpet fibers resist soiling
  • Help spills blot up before they become stains
  • Help stains release more easily when carpet and upholstery is cleaned
  • Help carpet and upholstery stay clean longer
  • Effective against fruit drinks, soft drinks and frozen fruit treats
  • Rejuvenate the protective treatment applied at the mill
  • Stains release more easily, spills blot up before they become stains
  • Vacuuming is more effective to remove soil

Carpet mills recommend reapplication of carpet protectors to maintain their warranties.

DuPont recommends the application of carpet protectors after each cleaning on all carpet types, even those with built-in soil and stain protection. These carpet protectors reinforce stain-blocking qualities of stain-resist nylon fibers.

Tilton Cleaning & Restoration offers carpet protectors and upholstery protectors throughout Boston, Waltham, Medway, Newton, and the surrounding areas of Eastern Massachusetts

Improve vacuuming 
Vacuuming is actually more effective with Scotchgard and Teflon carpet protectors. Dirt is more easily picked up, and fewer passes are required with the vacuum.

Simplify spill cleanup 
Carpet protectors help keep spills from becoming hard-to-remove spots or stains. It repels liquids, so spills can be blotted up quickly and easily.
 
Keeps carpet and furnishings looking good longer
Carpet and Upholstery Protectors help carpets and furnishings resist stains from both oil and water based foods, including soft drinks, coffee, tea, red wine and grease. They also make blotting up liquid spills easier, help stains release more easily when carpet and upholstery are cleaned, revitalize mill applied stain protection and actually make vacuuming easier.
 
Scotchgard and Teflon protectors can be applied to virtually any type of carpeting, rug and upholstery fabric to protect against dirt, spots, and stains. Soil does not adhere readily to treated fibers and, therefore, can be easily vacuumed away. Forced-in stains can be spot-cleaned more easily by conventional cleaning techniques Scotchgard and Teflonhelp keep carpeting, rugs and upholstery looking cleaner longer, even after heavy use and regular vacuuming.
 
Unfortunately, there is probably as much confusion in the carpet cleaning industry about carpet protectors as there is about cleaning. Uneducated, uninformed and sometimes downright unscrupulous carpet cleaners cause a great deal of confusion by giving out false information or intentionally misrepresenting the product.
 
A nylon stain-resist carpet such as STAINMASTER CARPET is made of two protective properties. The first is an acid dye blocker that is basically a clear dye that fills the extra dye sites in a fiber. This helps to keep foreign dyes such as red dye in a beverage from penetrating the carpet fiber, The second property is called a fluorochemical. It is commonly known as 3M Scothgard or Dupont Teflon. This treatment helps keep spillage from actually getting to the acid dye blocker, but its biggest job is to resist dry soil.
 
By resisting dry soil, less soil bonds to the carpet, therefore being picked up by your vacuum or cleaning. Making sure that you have a sufficient amount of protector on your carpet will hilp keep the soil from bonding to the carpet. Once it bonds to the carpet, it acts like sandpaper on your traffic area. Once the traffic area yarns are broken down, there is no way to bring them back to their original state.

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