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About Floor and Rug Care 101

Ron and Jackie have owned their family business, Apex Floor and Furniture Care since 1983, adding two divisions to their company known as "The Carpet Repair Dr" & "Nature Coast Rug Cleaning". They are ecstatic that they have been able to bring peace of mind to thousands of customers by providing solutions for the care of their floors, rugs and furnishings. Ron's passion is to help them protect their investments and save them money, while Jackie's passion is to support her husband daily in their business, as well as helping women feel great about their homes, making them fresher, cleaner and healthier for their families. They hold the highest designations in their industry and are certified in many areas of cleaning, repair and restoration services for all types of floors, carpet, rugs and furnishings, specializing in high-end oriental rug & fine fabric cleaning, repair, care and restoration, helping to restore those important, valuable and sentimental items that may get damaged in an unfortunate water damage disaster, as well as whole house odor removal of smoke and pet urine contamination. They are an IICRC Certified Firm, Textile Pro Certified Fine Fabric & Rug Experts, and are a WoolSafe(R) Approved Service Provider, helping you to protect your investments. One of the most important things they do for their customers during a disaster is to help keep things as calm and convenient for them as possible. They realize it's a stressful time, but with their knowledge and expertise, they are able to walk the customer through from start to finish with a very calm, informed and helpful manner. Getting them back into pre-loss condition as easily and quickly as possible. They have been awarded the "Best of Tampa Bay" in their industry since 6/2009 for their services, and have provided this BLOG to help assist others in taking great care of their floors, rugs and furnishings.

How A Professional Floor Cleaning Can Be Beneficial

With Apex Floor & Furniture Care being an IICRC Certified Firm allows them to have the knowledge, expertise and ability to provide you with high quality service and workmanship.  Allowing them to provide you with expert advise so you can make … Continue reading

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Safe And Proper Ways to Store my Rugs to Protect Them…here in Citrus County, Hernando County, Pasco County & Beyond…

Rug Storage The biggest dangers for rugs placed in storage are BUGS, FLOODS, and THUGS. Insect damage, flood or mildew damage, and theft are the most common problems we hear from clients who have placed rugs in a local storage … Continue reading

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I need good, durable, long lasting pad to protect my floors and my rugs…here in Citrus County, Hernando County, Pasco County & Beyond…

Rug Pads The right type of pad underneath your rug provides many benefits from keeping it from slipping on the floor or buckling, to acting as a “shock absorber” for foot traffic to lessen the wear on the rug’s fibers.  … Continue reading

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Oh No – I spilled something on my Rug what do I do…here in Citrus County, Hernando County, Pasco County & Beyond?

Spots and Spills There will come a time when you will spill something on your rug, and the question will come to mind — “what should I do?”  Rug fibers, especially wool, are very resilient to spills…but they are also … Continue reading

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Proper Care of Your Rugs in Citrus, Hernando, Pasco Counties and Beyond…

DUSTING & CLEANING Vacuuming your rugs is the BEST thing that you can do to keep your rugs in great shape in between cleanings.  Think of all the dust that daily settles on to your hard floors…that same dust settles … Continue reading

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H-E-L-P — My Allergies Are Driving Me C-R-A-Z-Y!!

Did you know that pollen season can last from late February through October?  If you or a loved one suffer from allergy symptoms, the following tips for avoiding pollen may help: Limit early morning activity Remove shoes outside of the … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Help Your Family Breathe Easier….

Did you know that humans and pets lose skin cells every day, which is equivalent to the amount of approximately 16 crushed aspirin per week?  The dust mites, which we can’t see with a naked eye, feed on our skin … Continue reading

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