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Author: Ted Powell

How Does Scotchgard Work?

Scotchgard is a magical thing. You spray it on—and just like that, your carpet or upholstery is protected by an invisible shield! It repels and blocks stains, resists soiling, and keeps your carpet and upholstery looking newer for longer. With a rag and some water, you can clean up most spills. No more stains or…

Removing a Coffee Stain on Carpet

All true coffee addicts are familiar with the brown, ring-shaped coffee stains sometimes left behind by their daily brew. They’ll find them on newspapers and magazines, coffee tables, desks, and papers. The most clumsy coffee drinkers (and the simply unlucky) sometimes spill their coffee onto the carpet as well. When treating a coffee stain on…

How to Clean an Area Rug

They are stepped on, smashed beneath furniture, spilled on, and sometimes slept on, so it should come as no surprise that area rugs need to be cleaned fairly often. And if you’re wondering how to clean an area rug, well, you’ve come to the right place! Today we’re going to discuss what to do when…

What Is Scotchgard?

What is Scotchgard? A: A platoon of Scotsmen B: Extra-thick Scotch tape C: An effective stain repellent D: A drink made with Scotch If you answered C, you are correct! Scotchgard is a stain repellent and durable water repellent created and manufactured by the American adhesive company 3M. It’s been around since 1952, when chemists…