mike Holmes imageMike Holmes is a master textile cleaner (carpets, area rugs, upholstery) with over 35 years of experience in the cleaning industry. 
Mike is highly recognized by top designers, retailers, and realtors in the GTA and is often asked to speak to industry associations, local business groups, and national trade shows. 

Mike loves to share his knowledge as a textile master but also as an innovator in the cleaning industry in Canada.

Spot Removal Tips

While some carpet fibers are more resilient than others, all of us have mishaps occasionally and even the hardiest carpets will require swift action in the event of a spill or an accident to avoid possible long....

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How to Choose the Best Carpet for your Home

As we move into a conversation around installed broadloom, the elephant in the room is the underlying belief that carpet is unhealthy, especially for allergy sufferers. While the usual “it depends”......

How to choose the perfect Area Rug for your Home

Today we look at area rug choices and some quick and helpful considerations when choosing area rugs for your home. Today we look at area rug choices and here are some quick and helpful considerations....

lady looking at area rugs

Floor Manufacturers and Carpet Cleaners – When Partnerships Happen….

I am pleased to report that over the years, I have had the privilege of being part of a major shift in attitudes. These one-time combatants have more often than not,

The Economics of Cleaning

A couple of years ago I was asked to speak at an industry event in Toronto. While my topics were rangy, there was a decided interest in all things “green” and in particular, the impact on landfills of discarded carpet and fabrics....

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Living During COVID Times

With every business, organization, and facility reeling in the face of COVID-19, we are all forced to slow down and create new life “rhythms” as we wait out what may well be the greatest disruption to our lives and lifestyles ...