Sometimes it seems as if the idea that “carpet cleaning will ruin my carpets “will never die. This is one of the most widely heard misconceptions that we hear and it is based around the premise that cleaning will make a carpet re-soil faster.
The origins of this idea date back many years [...]
One of our recent projects has been the restoration of a number of fine oriental rugs at 14 Kensington Palace Gardens. This house has been the official residence of the Finnish Ambassador since 1952 and this is a welcome new client for Designcare in 2009.
Kensington Palace Gardens, one of the most prestigious [...]
Designcare have worked very closely with a number of high quality suppliers of carpet. None more so than Arundell Carpets.
For 20 years we have been caring for many installations of their bespoke hand tufted carpets in both commercial premises and private residences.
The beauty and longevity of an Arundell carpet is testament [...]
An interesting project we are working on this winter is the maintenance of the carpets throughout one of the finest period buildings in London. Designcare have been commissioned to restore the high quality hand tufted carpets at Bridgewater House in St James.
Bridgewater House was designed by Sir Charles Barry (of Houses of [...]
What is draught marking?
Draught marking appears on carpets as dark soiled areas or spots around the edges of rooms or under doorways. In extreme cases it is found across the middle of a room in the configuration of the floorboards.
It is also known as filtration soiling, fogging or dust marks. [...]
We have invested heavily in state of the art cleaning tools and equipment to ensure that we are always efficient in our work
For in-home carpet cleaning we prefer to use our van mounted carpet cleaning unit. The Designcare van is parked adjacent to the client’s home with only 2 small pipes extended into [...]
Designcare have been approved by the WoolSafe Organisation for the safe and effective cleaning of wool carpets and rugs. WoolSafe is a world-wide organisation dedicated to the promotion of quality care for wool and wool rich carpets and rugs.
We have become WoolSafe Certified Operators. This is a mark of our proficiency in [...]
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