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The latest Upholstery cleans have beef quite challenging and the results to date are excellent as you can see from our pictures:
Dirty Old Sofas Given New Life
The dirtier the better is not always the best results as fabric type is the key factor.
We don’t shy away from the dirty ones which we have inspected initially for a free quotation. More and more clients are asking for costings before we see how dirty they are and the depth of cleans required which is no good to us as it can take from 2-5 hours to clean a suite and we charge according so that the client is happy with the costings and has a good idea of what to expect afterwards
Cost vs Quality
Do be aware when upholstery cleaning companies offer very low costs as they are using cheap and harmful fluids – and in some cases – only clean an area once regardless of dirtiness as time is money to them.
Results and client satisfaction along with managing expectations Andy & Karon at Crawfords want you to be happy with the finished results not just feel it’s ok like other companies have done (as our clients tell us!).
Please let us see what is required on a clean not just guess in the dark, 01934 513862 call/text us your postcode and location for a free, no obligation on-site visit.
We have had over 7 years experience with handling the sensitive nature of hoarder property cleanups and restoration. Some mental issues include the feeling of not being able to release, and don’t like to throw things away. Often this is coupled with a restricted access in their garden to the bins or to hire a skip. Crawfordsprc respect each and every job requirement and provide high levels of dignity whilst cleaning a property.
Other reasons include situations whereby a lady was no longer mobile and was unable to pick up dropped items onto the floor around her property. Whilst it could be considered awful, working with less able people who drop coffee, soup or other food items it’s impossible to clean without help.
Steps to cleaning this project and recycling of waste
Somerset based rented property
This took 5 people 2 working days
Two van loads of waste materials to be recycled with the local waste company Towens
We are called in by different agencies which could include the reasons because a client has had a fall and the Emergency Services have highlighted the situation. Also it could be because a person is in hospital and it’s not safe to release and return home without a clean toi ensure safety and optimum healthy limits.
Who can you call for confidential treatment in a manner with good advice and your privacy in mind?
Call Andy on 07815 814128 or send a message via the Contact Form.
Here at Crawfords we are continuing to help people in their homes to start afresh or reduce the impact of waste and collected items cluttering the rooms due to ill health or a mind set that stops the owner or tenant from being able to clean these areas for them selves.
Cleaning Help with Dignity
We sympathise with clients that have fallen at home through bad hips, knees, backs etc and are unable to pick up items that fall to the floor and are not retrievable at that time. We are not judgemental and are here to help.
Most of our clients wish to have a fresh start and just need a clean sweep of rooms to bring them back to some sort of manageable state, others decide enough is enough and reduce room clutter by throwing out the unwanted items for more freedom in the home, whichever and for whatever reason we are here to help.
Any waste we remove is disposed of through a local recycling centre and as we have a waste carriers licence we ensure all is disposed of legally, respectfully and responsibly.
Contact Crawfords Today
Should you need our help or a friend/neighbour or if you a property owning landlord then please call us for a free no obligation quotation on 01934 513862 or email using the Contact Form.
A new craze has taken over the internet and it even involves filming your toilet.
Cleaning has become one of the biggest social media trends of 2018, where platforms such as Instagram are now awash with hashtags like #cleaningobsessed.
If you are looking for cleaning services then look no further than CrawfordsPRC. Looking for an outstanding carpet cleaning service? Call / Text now Mobile: 07815 814128 / local number 01934 513862 or send a message via our Contact Form. We also offer a sensitive and dignified hoarder house cleaning service for landlords and domestic.
Influencers like Mrs Hinch, who to date has 1.4 million Instagram followers, have somehow managed to glamorise typically mundane tasks.
And as they continue to post cleaning demonstrations using their favourite cleaning products and tools, retailers have noticed a dramatic increase in cleaning product sales across the UK.
Lorna McDonald, store manager of B&M on Bangor’s Main Street, told BBC News NI: “We’ve noticed there are a lot of younger people coming in and buying cleaning products, but there has been a rise in general in recent months.
“If you’ve got a following like Mrs Hinch on Instagram, we have to be prepared and have the products that are recommended if we want to increase our sales, especially as the high street is a bit dead at the moment.”
Minky, an online company that produces cleaning equipment noticed a sharp rise in sales after Mrs Hinch endorsed one of their products in unpaid Instagram posts.
They told BBC News NI: “We’ve seen a 10,000% increase in demand from consumers since the end of June this year and an exponential increase in demand from retailers, with no signs of slowing.
“In fact, demand has been so high that stock is selling out as quickly as it goes on sale.”
Easho, a wholesale website for household products who are in paid partnership with Mrs Hinch, says that the cleaning craze has helped their sales.
“We are now seeing the equivalent of ‘The Delia Effect’ on cleaning products, with growth of up to 200% on some of the most recommended items,” said a spokesperson.
As well as internet retailers, high street shops have also noticed a higher footfall of customers with cleaning products in their baskets.
‘Tidy home, tidy mind’
Katie Colwell, from Donaghadee in County Down, says cleaning has become “one of my friend group’s most common topics of conversation”.
And it’s all because of social media.
The 27-year-old nurse told BBC News NI: “Embarrassingly, I spend hours watching social media influencers cleaning.
“Among my friends, we talk about which products we have all tried and whether we rate them or not and what tips we have picked up from different social media influencers.
“I am guilty of running to the nearest pound shop to grab the products which I have seen on Instagram to try myself, which has meant I now have enough disinfectant to mop eight football pitches and have them smelling of fresh linen or cranberry and orange.”
But Miss Colwell says her fiancée isn’t convinced by the new hobby.
“He thinks I’m bonkers when I come home, excited to try out my newest cloth or cleaning product, and spend hours cleaning on my days off, but I find it therapeutic and a good way to de-stress,” she said.
“A tidy home is a tidy mind.”
Richard Hopping, an analyst for market research agency Mintel, told BBC News NI: “Our data shows that 39% of cleaners feel stressed when their homes aren’t clean, so promoting the benefits to mental wellbeing through cleaning could be a real factor in why influencers and cleaning are proving so popular.”
@thesecretcleaner is an anonymous Instagram account who posts regular cleaning tips and has nearly 10,000 followers.
They believe that for many people the online cleaning world provides a “virtual community” for people who may feel isolated.
“When I started the account, I wasn’t working and I found that cleaning kept me sane, kept me going.
“For me, cleaning is a type of mindfulness. You’re focussing on one thing, you’re in the moment and you feel like you have achieved something.
“You have people who support you and don’t think you’re weird for posting videos of you cleaning! It’s a hobby!”
But like many things on social media, trends tend to come and go, and some predict the cleaning phenomenon may not stand the test of time.
Niamh Taylor, director of Northern Ireland digital marketing agency Digital 24, said: “Some people have a problem with the amount of chemicals and plastic used to keep people’s home squeaky clean.
“Others just do not get why you’d want to watch someone polishing their sink and putting clothes away every night.”
She added: “I don’t think this phenomenon will be as popular throughout 2019 as realistically, Insta-trends are short lived and cleaning is just not ‘Instagrammable’.”
We were called to this property which, over many years, had the by effects of smoking cigarettes without adequate ventilation, opening windows, etc. This also means it’s very hard for visitors due to the fumes or even little things like handling food or wiping down surfaces.
We washed the walls in placed, for example in the stairway.
Everything is by hand, from degreasing the windows to wiping the doors and door frames. This has to be completed in advance of steam cleaning the carpets to ensure all dirt falls onto the carpet ready for us to clean.
Two full days of work for this single bedroom flat
Three people to tackle the project
All waste safely removed from site
Some before and after photos below, the video shows many more photos.
Who can you call for confidential treatment in a manner with good advice and your privacy in mind? Andy on 07815 814128 or send a message via the Contact Form.
There’s not a lot to say about this project as it’s obvious what work we had to carry out from years of hoarding. This was at a local property in Weston-super-Mare and we were called in by the Landlord to clean from top to bottom.