Entries by Scott Finney

Cats on Roombas!

We interrupt your regularly scheduled super-serious carpet and floor cleaning content to present this adorable video compilation of CATS ON ROOMBAS! (Just for fun!) We now return you to your regularly scheduled programming. 😉

BEST of the Five Step Blog!

Hello readers! This week we thought we’d do a round-up of all the best posts we’ve published on the blog over the past year or so. From hardwood floor cleaning myths, to bad carpet advice, to advice on vacuum cleaners, there’s a lot of information here! And if you scroll to the end of the […]

Before and After: Fire Restoration Rug

Our rug cleaning clients call us to help with all kinds of rug catastrophes. Food spills, puppy accidents, and normal wear and tear are the most common issues we address, but sometimes we get the opportunity to restore a rug that has been through hell and back. Take this fire restoration rug, for instance. Here’s […]

This Christmas, Give Yourself the Gift of Clean Carpets!

December’s here, and along with the excitement of the holiday season comes the stress and overwhelm of holiday preparations. It’s cold outside, and all you want to do is relax in your warm house with your family, and maybe enjoy a little holiday cheer. Maybe you’re hosting family for Christmas, or maybe you’re planning a […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all of our clients, staff, and friends! We have so much to be thankful for this year. We get to live and do business in an amazing community. We get to see the gorgeous mountain scenery every single day. We get to work with some of the best people on earth. And […]

Oriental Rug Cleaning in Weaverville, NC

We know that buying an oriental rug can be a serious investment, and keeping it beautifully maintained is a lifelong commitment. So when it comes to having your fine rugs cleaned, don’t just choose the first result that comes up on Google. Make sure that your investment is in safe hands. To help you make […]

10 Amazing Historical Facts About Carpet!

Carpet is so commonplace in American homes today that we take it for granted. But it wasn’t always that way! Here’s a list of fascinating facts about the history of carpet. The oldest carpet known to historians is the Pazyryk carpet. It was discovered in a burial mound in Siberia in 1949 and had been […]

Pet Odor Removal in Weaverville NC

Attention, Weaverville! Pet odor removal is possible! Did your puppy have a few accidents in the family room before he graduated potty training? Or does your cat track litter into the carpeted hallway? Maybe you have a sick or elderly pet who has continence issues. Or perhaps you just have that unmistakable “dog smell” from […]

7 Reasons NOT to Hire a Professional Carpet Cleaner

We’re always advising readers on the benefits of professional carpet cleaning here on the blog. Of course we are! We believe in what we do, and we want your business! But, that having been said, it must be noted that professional carpet cleaning is NOT for everyone. Here is a list of reasons why you […]

4 Hardwood Floor Cleaning Myths – BUSTED!

In the years that we’ve been providing wood floor cleaning services in the Asheville, NC area, we’ve encountered a lot of persistent bad information about cleaning wood floors. So we decided to write a blog post to address all of the most common myths. Shine=Clean. Not necessarily. Although it’s true that a clean floor should […]