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July 1, 2016 - Back to School Cleaning

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It's that time of year again when new backpacks are bought, School buses are out driving around, and tests are being passed out.  Not to mention it's a great reminder to schedule a carpet cleaning, or upholstery cleaning appointment with Bob's Chem-Dry  Here are some tips we reccommend to help get you, or your star pupil prepared and focused to start this school year off right:

Top 3 steps for better grades in School

  1. Have the proper school supplies
  2. Get a daily planner
  3. Do not procrastinate


June 30, 2016 - 3 Month Cleaning Appointment

Choosing to have your carpets sanitized every 3 months is certainly the most effective way to go to successfully maintain a healthy household to keep your carpeting looking stellar by preserving the life of your carpet.  Bob’s Chem-Dry is devoted to delivering friendly customer service, executing the work efficiently the first time around all while saving you money.

May 6, 2016

Spring Cleaning

Most people spend an average of 90% of thier day inside their home.  The indoor air quality of your home can be full of allergens and airborne bacteria that come from the air ducts and open windows. Here is a cool video that shows the benefits of having your carpets cleaned regularly.  Also, don't forget to check out the specials we're offering as a way of saying thank you for choosing Bob's Chem-Dry.




January 8, 2016

New Year Resolutions

Some of the most customary New Year Resolutions are: increasing your health, spending more time with your family, and decreasing stress. We want to help our customers reach their goals. Here are way Bob's Chem-Dry can support you! Discover the Chem-Dry difference. Read our New Year Resolutions Blog

December 18, 2015

Holiday Cleaning

We have a list of helpful ideas to help you make sure your home is baby-friendly. We alsointend to make sure you know what to do should a spill or stain mark up your home or should there be problematic pet accidents. Read our Holiday Cleaning Blog

November 17, 2015



Winter is nearer than you think; it is time for the celebrations to begin! Your household may be chaotic with the parties, reunions, and various other events this holiday season might bring. Preparation prior to gatherings can reduce stress during the holidays to help you relax and enjoy time spent with your loved ones. Read our Holiday Tips

October 19, 2015

Avoid Fall Allergies


Avoiding fall allergies this season can be a critical part of enjoying this time of year. Ragweed, outdoor mold, dust mites, and pet dander are the most common allergies this time of the year. A variety of causes can trigger allergic reactions including temperatures, wet leaves, outdoor allergens being tracked in, or even starting up the furnace for the first time. The stress that seasonal allergies bring can be avoided. At Chem-Dry, we have seven tips for our customers...Read our 7 Tips for Avoiding Fall Allergies



September 21, 2015

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Professional Rug Cleaning



Cherished Oriental and area rugs need professional rug cleaning to maintain their beauty. Keeping it clean and presentable is important because so much of the room's character is influenced by the rug. Foot traffic over the rug can dirty the appearance of this costly decor. Locked inside the fibers of your rug, you can find more than just dirt. Allergens and bacteria make a home inside your rugs and need to be removed by professionals. Bob’s Chem-Dry can help your home stay in the cleanest and most presentable state possible.

As valuable pieces of decor, Oriental and area rugs should be treated as such. It is important to schedule a professional cleaning for reasons like this. It is possible for us to clean most types of rugs with our specialized tools and equipment in hand. Vivid colors in the rug are preserved with our gentle, yet effective cleaning process. A longer lasting clean is possible because we will leave behind virtually no dirt attracting residue.

Valuing our customers and setting realistic expectations, rugs are quoted on-site in many situations. Your rugs are in good hands with Bob’s Chem-Dry. Call us today for a clean you can trust!


August 13, 2015

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Professional Carpet Cleaning

Professional carpet cleaning is a big part of adequate household upkeep. It is helpful to connect with professional carpet cleaners every 6-18 months, depending on use. There are a lot of reasons why booking an appointment is necessary. The top five reasons are listed here:

Extends Carpet Life

If you happen to call the professionals at Bob’s Chem-Dry, you can rest assured your carpets have entirely been cleaned. With such considerable training and equipment, you can be confident our process won’t harm or lead to any difficulties for your rugs. With periodic cleaning appointments, your house will always look its best.

Health Benefits

Dust, germs, and allergens get locked within the carpet fibers. These sorts of particles could cause numerous health concerns if you don't get them taken out. Once these contaminants pile up over time, they are only able to be eliminated by professionals using products that can sanitize your property.


Scents get confined within the carpeting of your home. Houses with animals encounter the battle of extra frustrating odors, for instance urine and feces. Bob’s Chem-Dry offers a product known as PURT (Pet Urine Removal Treatment) that is built to take out these persistent smells.


Vacuuming and spot cleaning are very important pieces of carpet upkeep, but you should not depend on this alone. Professional carpet cleaning can help you keep your home looking its absolute best.


Professional carpet cleaning can certainly help to avoid the development of severe issues like dust mites and mold. Bob’s Chem-Dry uses low amounts of water that won’t cause mold growth right after the cleaning appointment like many steam cleaners threaten.


July 17, 2015

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Spots and stains are bound to happen, however that doesn’t need to mean that you are stuck with them for life. We've got a handful of ideas to help you maintain your carpets or upholstery by using a couple of our favored Chem-Dry items that you can purchase from Bob’s Chem-Dry. Ensure that you respond quickly! The more the stain sets, the harder it can be to have a fast and simple stain removal experience.


It's very important to first recognize whether the offending spot is a water based stain or an oil based stain so you figure out what kind of product to use for cleaning the stain from the house. Get rid of as much of the extra stain as you can, if at all possible. It is recommended to blot, scrape, or brush all that will come off, but however you go about it, steer clear of rubbing it in at all costs! Test the material or carpeting with either Chem-Dry Professional Strength Spot Remover or Chem-Dry Grease & Oil Remover on a small, obscured place to be sure that the product won’t cause any color loss. To keep the blemish from spreading, work from the perimeters in.


If these efforts don’t deliver the results, phone the experts at Bob’s Chem-Dry. Remember to ask about Protectant, a service to help you to take care of your carpets or upholstery between professional cleanings. For big spills, ink stains, and spots from items that can chemically damage carpet fibers, please contact us to ensure your property remains in the greatest condition possible.

June 11, 2015



Deep Clean the Natural Way

When looking for an expert carpet cleaning service for your property, a great deal of consumers focus on a looking for a professional that presents a premium product at an economical price. More and more, the components of the cleaning product being used in the residential home or workplace are being thought about.


The Natural®


Well before eco-friendly services became a deciding point to consider in picking a carpet cleaning supplier, Chem-Dry began to work in the direction of minimizing the affect our products have on your family, your pets, and the environment. With no unforgiving chemicals or toxic materials, our basic carbonated cleaning solution, called The Natural®, can delicately bring your home back to its vibrant state.


The Benefits


On the FDA's G.R.A.S. (Generally Recognized as Safe) list, the green certified components in The Natural® will succeed along with our Hot Carbonating Extraction process to remove filth from your residence. With 80% less water than what the average steam cleaner will use, our practice dries a lot faster to substantially reduce the danger of mildew and mold development.


For a deep carpet cleaning, the natural way, decide on Bob’s Chem-Dry for a cleaning that is harmless for your property, loved ones, your pets, and the environment.



May 15, 2015



Chem-Dry vs. Steam Cleaning

Many customers new to Chem-Dry don’t know our process is much different than what steam cleaners utilize. There are various aspects that exhibit the Chem-Dry difference. With our premium quality method, we do more than dump gallons of soapy water and strong chemicals in your home. The proprietary Hot Carbonating Extraction process that we use presents a deeper clean, a quicker drying time, and also a healthier carpet cleaning than what you could identify with standard steam cleaning services.

As a result of surplus amount of moisture and chemicals that normal steam cleaners use, you are stuck with wet carpets for 1-2 days. This provides a breeding ground for bacteria, mold, and mildew. Not only that, but the stiff or gluey residual left behind will catch dirt and allow your carpets to rapidly go back to their dingy condition.

We use an incredible number of effervescent bubbles to unlock soil deep inside the carpet’s fibers and bring them to the surface so our machines can extract them away. We use about 1/5th of the water that a lot of steam cleaners take advantage of due to the efficiency of our method.

Our low-moisture process doesn’t utilize the excessive volumes of water to soak through to the carpet backing and create a breeding ground for bacteria, mold, and mildew. The same risks that come with steam cleaning won’t present a danger when you use Bob’s Chem-Dry. We are able to provide you a more practical and healthier cleaning alternative. Your carpets will not only stay cleaner longer, but dry faster to help you return to your normal life quickly. The Chem-Dry technique is unmatched.



April 15, 2015



Are You Searching for Pet Urine and Odor Treatment?

Domestic pets are a significant and adored part of a great number of houses. Even the most well-trained household pets can have accidents and may go back to the same general location to urinate continually. Much more than a basic cleaning product could possibly be the prerequisite to dispose of urine and odors. Here at Bob’s Chem-Dry, we present a product known as PURT (Pet Urine Removal Treatment) that, on contact, immediately will start deteriorating the urine crystals.

How PURT Works:

1. First, our specialized technician will determine the origin and severity of the odor. Often we find the urine by using a specialized instrument, such as a black light. The carpet will then be washed with very hot water and extracted to clean out the majority of the urine crystals.

2. The carpet might be pulled back within the trouble spots to reveal the magnitude of the damage, in the most severe scenario.

3. The pad could possibly be removed and changed if necessary.

4. An odor blocking shellac should be applied to the subfloor if it is decided mandatory.

5. PURT is then applied heavily enough to absorb in all the urine affected places.

6. The ingredients in PURT will interact with the urine and break down the odor on the molecular level over the next 24-36 hours.

One of the benefits relating to this strategy is how safe it is! Your household will smell fresh and clean again plus your children and pets will not be in harm’s way. Uncover more about PURT here.


March 16, 2015




Don’t Allow Spring Cleaning to Push You Over the Edge

The very first day of spring is just in view! As the weather gets warmer, it works as a reminder to give your home a fresh, nice and clean start. Make your home a much safer, more favorable place to live through relying on the specialists at Bob’s Chem-Dry.

Pointers from Bob’s Chem-Dry

Call the Experts

During the winter months, debris and bacteria manage to collect a lot more than during the rest of the year. The best way to appropriately clear your home of such unwanted contaminants is to call Bob’s Chem-Dry and schedule an appointment. With a green certified solution, your household will have a deeper and healthier cleaning when compared with what you can get with additional providers. Furthermore, but we use 80% less water than a large amount of steam cleaners so you will discover that we present a quicker drying service. Your property is going to be dry within just a few hours and no mildew or mold will grow.

Get Rid of Mold & Mildew

In moist parts of your property, mold and mildew may have developed and can trigger allergic attacks. During this time of the year particularly, individuals with allergies don’t need one more thing to set them off. Inspect your bathrooms, laundry rooms, and kitchens in order to ensure your home doesn’t have fungus development and use non-toxic cleaning supplies diminish what could be there.

Create a Dust-Free Setting

Deeply dusting every section of your house - such as filters, ducts, and vents - you reduce your home’s contact with pollens and various airborne allergens. Typical vacuuming cuts down the amount of dust that settles into your carpet. It is encouraged to vacuum at least 1-3 times each week.

Let’s greet spring with a nice and clean, happy home!


February 5, 2015



What sort of bacteria tends to be transported into the home?

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Ideally you have never had any raccoons sneaking in by using your pet's entry, but it's extremely difficult to keep track of precisely what has come in contact with the house. It is important to sanitize your upholstery and carpets frequently. It's notably advocated to sanitize households with small children and domestic pets. We don’t imagine that you should want your young one, who loves to crawl on carpets and upholstery, to be rolling around in bacteria and hazardous allergens.

Sanitization is an important aspect to greatly reduce allergens and bacteria, making your home the very best it could be for you and your family. The materials of carpets and upholstery will effortlessly build up and lock in many allergens and germs. These particles can distribute illness and aggravate asthma or allergies. The common allergens that are derived from dust mites, pet dander, pollen, mold, and pests will be greatly reduced if you are using the sanitizing option that we happily offer to our customers.

With our deodorizer, we are equipped to help out customers who are concerned about a smell within their carpets or upholstery. Our technicians are trained in a protectant to shield against possible spills and stains. We have a fantastic method to reduce pet urine and pet odors. With so many regions of specialty training, we'd like our customers to find out their home is in reliable hands.

Call Bob’s Chem-Dry to know more about making your house the healthiest it can be!


January 19, 2015



Do your carpets change color where the carpet meets the wall? These areas are called filtration lines and they are especially prominent on light-colored carpet.

How did I get filtration lines?

It is true that the vacuum cannot reach the edges of the carpet well, but that is only one piece of the problem. The small spaces between the boards allow air flow - this is impossible to avoid even in the best built homes! Beneath walls and doors, air passes through these small spaces because of temperature change and pressure differences. Any debris that the air may be carrying gets caught in the carpet as it passes through the boards, the carpet acting as a filter. The carpet becomes soiled over time when microscopic dirt, dust, oil, and other debris accumulate as time passes.

How can I get rid of filtration lines?

Proper equipment is needed to eliminate these dirty filtration lines. The correct cleaning solution, with the help of deep cleaning and agitation, is necessary to remove the unwanted darkened edges. The professionals at Bob’s Chem-Dry have the correct training to rid your home of the filtration line problem. With our powerful, yet gentle, solution, we are able to break up the dirt, grime, and oils that are locked in the carpet and lift them to the surface where they can be removed permanently. Virtually no dirt attracting residues are left behind by our solution that steers clear of such components. Because of this, your home will stay cleaner for a much longer time.

When you call Bob’s Chem-Dry, your home or office will have the royal treatment. There's no need to postpone any longer, call or click for noticeably cleaner carpets!


December 18, 2014



As the leading upholstery cleaners in the industry, Chem-Dry technicians are familiarized with cleaning many different fabrics, so we understand how to treat your particular kind of furniture. Spots, stains, and worn areas are inescapable, making a routine cleaning vital to keep up with your valued furniture items in order to make sure that they look and feel clean. With Bob’s Chem-Dry, your possessions are in good hands.

Upholstery Cleaning Technician.jpgWith the most reliable products available on the market, Bob’s Chem-Dry’s main cleaning solution is green certified, meaning it is absolutely harmless and non-toxic. Children, pets, and sensitive skin come in contact with upholstery daily. We wouldn’t want our customers to have to worry about the safety of their loved ones.

Be sure to ask about our product called Protectant. This product is designed to help our customers maintain the upkeep of their belongings between professional cleanings. We co-apply the Protectant with our basic clean. This is the best application of this product as it would be able to go within the fibers of the material and guard from a much deeper level rather than just the outer layer. We do strongly recommend this, as all shielding agents will wear off with time and frequent use.

Bob’s Chem-Dry will attend to your upholstery well using our drier, cleaner, and healthier cleaning solution.


November 10, 2014



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It's that time of year to
plan for your holiday guests and there is a dilemma. You look at your upholstery and carpets finding out they urgently need a cleaning up. At Bob’s Chem-Dry, we place our customers first and do our best to look after the holiday cleaning so all you need to do is enjoy this wonderful time of year!

Your family and friends will be
sitting on your sofas which means you probably want to be certain that they are sitting somewhere clean. We wouldn't want you to have to worry about any hypersensitive reactions regarding the skin, so we take advantage of a tested solution that will even clean deep inside the fabric. You will be able to truly delight in the precious time invested with your relatives lacking the anxiety of itchy elements or unsanitary particles.

Animals, children, and even just normal foot traffic can make your home look significantly less inviting. Our powerful, yet gentle solutions are sure to leave your carpets looking clean, comfortable, and appealing to your family and your guests. Call us today at (724)966-9739 to schedule an appointment before it's too late!


October 8, 2014

With the most innovative techniques in the cleaning industry today, Bob's Chem-Dry will allow you to experience a deeper and healthier clean. Our pioneered method utilizes the power of carbonation to bring life back to your carpets.
The bubbles of a carbonated beverage poured into a glass will rise to the top every time. This is because of the natural "lifting" properties carbonation holds. An explosive reaction caused by the carbonation releases dirt and grime from the individual fibers of the carpets by implementing this same principle. Once the unpleasant debris is elevated to the surface, our machines gather the particles and, using hot water, they are extracted away. All dirt and grime will be removed entirely providing you with the most satisfying and thorough clean in the industry.

The gentle, yet powerful carbonated cleaning won't be found when you use steam cleaning. The process they use will dump gallons of soapy water on your carpets and apply high pressure. This cleaning option will force dirt and moisture into your carpet - rather than lifting it out- causing a breeding ground for mold, mildew, and bacteria. The clean simply won't last. You won't be able to expect a fast dry time when this method is used. Unnecessary amounts of water cause you to wait 1-2 days for your carpets to be dry. A fraction of the water is used by Bob's Chem-Dry. This will allow your carpets to dry within just a few hours!You're carpets will be dry 24 times faster! Our competitors can't offer you the same convenience. This is proof that we are innovative to care best for our customers.

The remarkable services we offer can be yours - even at a budget friendly price. Put our unique methods to the test and contact us today!

September 12, 2014

Having your carpets professionally cleaned is great, but it's useful to know when it's necessary to call the professionals. Even though most carpet cleaners will run to your home to fix the stain when you call, we're here to tell you that many stains will come up easily with a few easy steps and save you some money. Since you are our first priority, here a few tips for removing stains and keeping your carpets clean.Soda Spill.jpg

To apply the first remedy, you only need a white towel and some warm water. Just wet the stain and blot your carpet with the cloth. Aggravating the spot with aggressive scrubbing or wiping will only worsen the spot. It may even cause fraying of the carpet fiber! Blot the stain firmly to transfer the stain from the carpet to your cloth. As you do this, frequently check your towel to see if it is darkening with the transfer (using a white towel allows you to more easily see any transfer). If you can't see the stain on your cloth, stop blotting.

If hot water doesn't prove to be a success, the next step would be to try club soda. Because of its carbonated properties – which is the same principle behind the Chem-Dry solution – club soda also makes an excellent cleaner. Proceed with the same process you used with the hot water: dampening the problem area and blotting with a white towel. It's time to call a professional if club soda doesn't give you results. Our powerful, yet gentle techniques make us confident we can finally get rid of those pesky spots and stains by whisking away unwanted particles.

When home remedies don't work, call the professionals at Chem-Dry!

August 15, 2014

Everybody loves their kids and pets - but that doesn't mean you have to love the mess they leave at home during the summer. With school starting again in the fall, the mess once again becomes manageable. Don’t let your carpets become additional stress on top of going back to school – let us worry about the mess.

Bob's Chem-Dry is the obvious choice when it comes to wanting your carpets to stay clean and fresh! Chem-Dry's approach to cleaning carpets is better than the competition. While steam cleaners pump water into carpet and attempt to suck it back out, we know this may not always work so well. Instead, we use a hot carbonating extraction system, which is a drier method, meaning less water is used. The best part is that with the small amounts of water being used, carpets cleaned by Chem-Dry are cleaner in only a few hours!

Call now for a drier, cleaner, healthier home!

May 1, 2014

Bob's Chem-Dry is primed and ready to partner with you for this year’s Spring Cleaning!

Clearing out unused items and cleaning up your home helps us feel better. But more importantly, a deep spring cleaning in your home can help your family stay healthy and allergy-free this summer.

Most households can easily have a buildup of dust and dirt that are tracked in during the winter months. In addition, germs from colds, flu viruses and other illnesses stay stagnant in your home when the windows are closed. Opening your windows helps freshen the air, but it doesn’t help clear out the buildup of dust, dirt and germs that has built up in your carpets.

Spring and summer can also bring mild or extreme allergies for many people. Over 50 million Americans suffer from allergies. Doing a complete spring cleaning can decrease allergy symptoms by removing dust, mites, bacteria and other allergens hiding on indoor surfaces, carpets, and upholstery.

Cleaning all surfaces, including hard-to-reach and hidden areas can reduce the allergens in your home. Cleaning blinds and removing unused bedding and plush toys can help as well.

We can help your deep spring cleaning efforts by:
- Deep cleaning your carpets, rugs, and upholstery. Our services help remove the hidden allergens in your carpets, and furniture.
- Applying our Sanitizer and Dust Mite Allergen Treatment. These products can keep your carpet free of dust mites for an extended time.


Please contact us so that we can create a custom plan for your cleaning needs!

April 2, 2014

You may have a big family, or live alone. Either way, you have many more roommates than you can see.  Every time you leave your home, you track bacteria from outside into your carpets and onto your furniture. While this is just part of life, there are precautions that you can take to stop the spreading of these germs from your couch or your area rug to a dropped cookie or the fingers of a small child.

Chem-Dry uses a carbonated cleaning technique that is minimally invasive to your carpet fibers. We use 80% less water than our competitors, yet our powerful equipment extracts way more dirt and grime than any other carpet cleaning company out there. Also, our process provides you with a deeper clean, while maintaining a shorter drying time. That means there is less time for the bacteria and mold growing deep in your carpets and furniture to multiply and thrive on the moisture.

No one likes a roommate that skips out on rent. Don’t fall victim to the nasty mold stains or bacteria-filled carpets that could creep up on your before you know it!


March 19, 2014

It’s important to stay informed about your carpet’s warranty. According to an article by Tom Wolfe from Impressions Carpet Services, “A percentage of what you paid for your carpet went to cover the anticipated costs to the manufacturer for warranty claims. [These] claims are more often than not the result of poor, or improper, maintenance. Over the last few years, carpet manufacturers have begun to tie warranties to required maintenance by the carpet purchaser.

This means that whether you are in the market for new carpet or not, you need to be aware that the requirements are become more strict for warranties. “The bottom line is that proper maintenance will help you get a greater return on your carpet investment, no matter when it was purchased,” the article goes on to say.

Some of the main issues that manufacturers are addressing fall into 4 categories:

1. The proper cleaning method.
Most carpet mills require the Hot-Water Extraction Cleaning process, which is the method that Chem-Dry uses to give your carpets a deep clean without damaging the carpet fibers.

2. The proper cleaning schedule.
As a general rule, all major manufacturers have a minimum requirement that carpets be cleaned every 1-2 years. (keep your receipts as proof)

3. The proper cleaning system.
Your carpets should be cleaned professionally by equipment that is tested and certified with the Carpet and Rug Institute. All Chem-Dry equipment is certified and rated GOLD with the CRI, providing your home with the best technicians and equipment to get your carpets cleaner than ever.

4. The proper cleaning technician.
The single most important aspect in proper cleaning is to get the right person to do the job. All Chem-Dry technicians are trained and certified to deliver amazing results, while maintaining efficiency and staying affordable.

Stick with these handy rules to stay up to date with your warranty and keep your carpet looking great – FOREVER!

February 28, 2014

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*Based on studies conducted by independent laboratories of Chem-Dry’s HCE (Hot Carbonating Extraction), P.U.R.T. (Pet Urine Removal Treatment), Granite Countertop Renewal, and Tile, Stone & Grout cleaning processes. Allergens tested were dog and cat dander and dust mite allergen. Pet odor results based on testing with the most common odor sources found in dog and cat urine. Pet urine bacteria results based on Chem-Dry’s HCE cleaning process and a sanitizer, combined with P.U.R.T. All bacteria results include use of sanitizer. Figures are an average across multiple tests.

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