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Stain Away – Stain remover

A safe and gentle stain remover and cleaner for carpets and fabrics.

Stain Away will safely remove many water based spills, stains and general soiling from washable carpets and fabrics.

Detergent-free Based on food-grade ingredients No sticky detergent residues Odourless Non-bleaching Non-fuming Non-toxic Safe for children and pets Safe for Wool and other […]

Professional colour repair of carpets

Here is a short video showing how we professionally colour repair carpets. Colour repair can be a simple alternative to tearing out and replacing an entire carpet that has been contaminated by bleach and other harsh chemicals.

Tile restoration challenge in Regents Park

An unusual and tough tile restoration project in Regents Park, London. Due to poor drainage – 20 years of hard water deposits had built up on this outdoor balcony.

 

Britains Got Talent – no buzzer for Designcare

Britains Got Talent choose Designcare

With the live finals impending, its all hands on deck  to prepare Fountain Studios for this years show. Designcare has been able to contribute to this in a small way by cleaning some of the speciality fabrics and rugs in the executive areas.

One of the best […]

Will cleaning my carpets ruin them?

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 […]

14 Kensington Palace Gardens – Finnish Ambassadors Residence

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 […]

Arundell Carpets – Custom design, hand tufted carpets

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 […]

Historic house project – Bridgewater House, St James

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 […]

Draught Marks (a.k.a. Filtration Soiling) on carpets

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. […]

Mobile Cleaning Unit – Powerful and efficient cleaning

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 […]