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"Staying At Home" - Breaking Routines

"Staying At Home" - Breaking Routines

April 24, 2020

Here's a sampling of what some of our service team members have been up to during the current "Stay At Home" Order.

Filtration Soil

Filtration Soil

January 17, 2020

What are these dark areas next to the wall? What is this dark square that matches the dresser? We'll address each question below, but the title gave away the answer; all of the above installed carpet conditions are considered filtration soil.

Dry Rot

Dry Rot

January 17, 2020

What is dry rot? Dry rot is the fungus that causes dry rot still needs moisture to grow and damage plant-based fibers. Unlike other mold and mildew that need a lot of moisture, "dry rot" describes a fungus that can grow in fibers with only 20% moisture content. So it doesn't grow in dry fibers, just less wet fibers.

Winter is Coming…

Winter is Coming…

November 21, 2019

With the beautiful autumn leaves comes rainy weather, clogged gutters & drains and the potential for water leaks into the home. At D. A. Burns, we can care for rugs that have been damaged by water intrusion into a home, but a little maintenance around the house can keep the water out.

Why Did The Color Change?

Why Did The Color Change?

October 25, 2019

It's become more common for companies to add dye to their product to make them more appealing, and we now see coffee, tea and wine being used to add color. The dyes can make the difference between a spot we can remove and a stain that permanently alters the color of a fiber. When a spill happens, there's no surprise about the color change as you can see the added color right away.