Entries by Scott Finney

Pros and Cons of Different Types of Vacuum Cleaners

Shopping for a new vacuum cleaner? With all of the brands and varieties on the market, it can be hard to know what model is right for your home or business. As Asheville’s top choice for professional carpet cleaning, we get asked about vacuums a lot. What type is best for cleaning carpets? Hard surfaces? […]

What’s the Best Vacuuming Frequency for Your Home or Business?

There are many benefits to installing carpet in our homes and businesses. The most obvious one is that it beautifies our surroundings. Carpeting also reduces noise and vibration and keeps our feet warm in the winter. But carpet serves another function—one that’s not as beneficial to the home or business owner. Carpet absorbs matter. It […]

Five Step Now Carrying Rug Pads!

What kind of rug backing should you use underneath your fine rugs? We’ve been asked that question many times by our customers, and now we have an in-house solution! Oriental rugs add beauty and character to your home’s interior, but they are often a pain to deal with. They slip around on your hardwood floors. […]

How to Safely Clean a Hardwood Floor

Deep cleaning hardwood floors is one of our specialties. We’ve cleaned a lot of wood floors and restored shine and beauty to even the most hopeless of cases. But in between professional cleanings, you still have to clean your floor! Our clients often ask our opinion about the best way to keep their wood floors […]

Are Health Hazards Hiding in Your Carpet?

When it comes to carpets, cleanliness is not just what you see on the surface. Carpet health hazards often go unaddressed because we can’t see them. Vacuuming is a good start to keeping clean carpets, and it’s great for dealing with unwanted debris and particulates, like mold spores. But for a healthy clean at the […]

Amazing Before and After Area Rug Cleaning!

It’s been awhile since we did a Before and After post, so I thought it would be a great time to share some photos of an area rug we cleaned recently. We clean area rugs, including fine and oriental rugs, in our facility in West Asheville. Each rug that visits our facility gets a luxurious […]

How to Protect Your Carpets Between Cleanings

Your carpets represent a substantial investment in your home. Carpets protect the subfloor beneath. They add comfort, color, and warmth to a room. They provide a barrier between your bare feet and the cold floor in the winter months. Carpets do many jobs in our homes, and they’re not cheap to replace. Periodically having your […]

Carpet Cleaning Service in Arden NC

Looking for a good carpet cleaning service in Arden NC? Your search is over! Five Step Carpet Care is Arden’s most trusted carpet cleaning company, for several important reasons. Our customers say they love our friendly crew, our prompt service, and our thoroughness and professionalism. They also like that we show up when we say […]

Clean Carpets for Christmas!

Are you hosting guests at your home this holiday season? Maybe you’re planning a Christmas or New Years party, or just expecting family for Christmas dinner. Preparing your home for guests can be stressful at any time of year, but especially in December, when most of us have so many other demands on our time. […]

Top Wood Floor Cleaning Professionals in Arden, NC

“Wait, you mean you’re a carpet cleaning company that cleans wood floors, too?” Yeah, we get that a lot. But it’s true! At Five Step, we clean more than just carpets. We’re also pros at cleaning your area rugs, upholstery, tile and slate, and yes! Even hardwoods. Our reputation in Arden for high quality, professional […]