Trusted by Greater Seattle & Eastside - Since 1935

Call (206) 782-2268 SCHEDULE NOW »

Latest Tips, Tricks & Articles

Filter By:
Debunking the Myth of Winter Carpet Cleaning

Debunking the Myth of Winter Carpet Cleaning

February 22, 2018

Rumor has it that cleaning installed carpet during the winter months is a bad idea, especially here in the chilly, wet Pacific Northwest. Like all rumors, this stems from a few ideas that sound reasonable, but while these thoughts all seem reasonable, they're not completely factual. Getting your carpet cleaned in the winter is no different than getting it cleaned in any other season.

Sticky Soap and Magic Water Marketing Myths

Sticky Soap and Magic Water Marketing Myths

January 30, 2018

Way back then, the only way to clean installed carpet on-site was to use a soap-based shampoo. Once the foam dried, a vacuum cleaner was used to remove the visible excess, but most of the shampoo remained, and the process just pushed the soil deep into the carpet, while the shampoo residue reflected light to make the carpet appear clean. The belief that your carpet gets dirty faster after cleaning stemmed from this cleaning method.

Reintroducing D. A. Burns

Reintroducing D. A. Burns

January 29, 2018

With the start of the new year we felt it would be the perfect time to reintroduce you to D. A. Burns and our way of doing business. Family owned and operated since 1935, we are the Pacific Northwest's most trusted cleaning specialists. We treat each client with the care, respect and integrity today as we've done for the last 83 years.

Hurray, Hurray … It

Hurray, Hurray … It's The First Week of May. Opening Day of Boating Season.

May 01, 2017

The spring rain may keep some of us in hibernation, but it's time to feel optimistic about better weather just around the corner. With the annual opening day of boating season on the first Saturday in May, we often have a rush of last-minute service requests from boaters who are spiffing up everything from ski boat covers to yacht interiors.

Prepare For Winter

Prepare For Winter

March 13, 2017

Weather can be difficult to predict, but being ready for possible power outages or snowfall requires planning, as a typical Northwest weather warning may not be enough time to buy snow tires or stock up on the items you need.