Archive for June, 2013:

Carpet and Rug Cleaning after the Calgary Flood

o many old and antique rugs sourced by Leah and I in Istanbul have come to call Calgary, Alberta home.  Now after the record flood in Calgary we have had a call inquiring how to deal with the silt drenched carpets that were on the floors of homes recently flooded. Before I give some input on the question of what to do with soggy rugs let me say that Jack and I are so amazingly thankful that our own little late 1940’s home just several hundred metres from one of Calgary’s main rivers weathered the onslaught of the flood.  Our basement is