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Open the Doors to Patio Season: Cleaning Your Outdoor Fabrics

Open the Doors to Patio Season: Cleaning Your Outdoor Fabrics

June 06, 2018

Now that the weather is warming up, it's time to get your outdoor living space ready for relaxing and entertaining. After a few Winters in storage, most outdoor cushions and patio umbrellas will require a thorough cleaning. Although outdoor fabrics are designed to be to sun and moisture resistant, they're also exposed to other outdoor elements including some furry friends, insects and allergens. This means that they are vulnerable to other soils that can impact the life and appearance of the piece. Here at D. A. Burns, we offer comprehensive cleaning services for your outdoor cushions, patio umbrellas and marine fabrics. Outdoor area carpets, boat covers, Bimini tops, dodgers and sails - we do it all.

Tackling the Toughest Stains: Why They

Tackling the Toughest Stains: Why They're So Tough, and How to Remove Them

June 01, 2018

Spills and stains are a fact of life, but they don't have to ruin your installed carpet or area rugs. And, there are things you can do proactively to protect your textile furnishings before stains occur … and to remove them once they happen. In this post, we'll cover both situations and share some specifics about a few of the most common stains.

What Is An Oriental Rug, and How Do I Properly Care For One?

What Is An Oriental Rug, and How Do I Properly Care For One?

May 02, 2018

Treasured by collectors and adored by interior designers, Oriental rugs have found a permanent place in stylish homes and buildings across the world. So … what type of rugs are considered Oriental? True Oriental rugs can be defined as a hand-woven rug of natural fiber, made in geographical areas that include the Near East, Middle East, Far East and the Balkans. They also share a common characteristic—the manner in which they are made. Oriental rugs are either flat-woven or hand-knotted. Here are those distinctions, and here is how to properly care for them:

How Should I Care for My Installed Carpet?

How Should I Care for My Installed Carpet?

May 02, 2018

Just like clothing and upholstered furniture, carpets need TLC too. You want to retain that like-new appearance for greater enjoyment and protection of your investment. But how and when should you manage carpet care? We've got you covered. Follow our four simple steps and your installed carpet will last longer—and look better all the while.

Why Choose D. A. Burns?

Why Choose D. A. Burns?

April 04, 2018

Since 1935, clients have trusted the service professionals at D. A. Burns with the care and cleaning of their valued furnishings. Whether for your home or your business, we carefully handle your carpet, Oriental and specialty rugs and upholstered furniture as if they were our own. The cleaning, sealing and polishing of stone, tile and grout are also popular services with our clients. We take great pride in the quality of our services and the experienced professionals who perform them. So, why choose D. A. Burns over other service providers? Here are just a few reasons: