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Ring in 2017, Clean in 2017!

The New Year is almost here and that means resolutions are right around the corner! Some people have goals to lose weight and other have organization ones. Whatever your goal is, we can help a little. Here at Chem-Dry we can help clean your carpet and upholstery, giving you the boost to start your New Year. Check out these fun facts about the New Year Holiday, while you are getting ready for your party! Speaking of party, call Chem-Dry of Coeur d'Alene to get your carpets looking sparkling clean for your guests!

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Call Chem-Dry on Coeur d'Alene for all your cleaning resolutions, we can help with your carpet and upholstery!


Here Come the Holidays

boy leaning over chair at the thanksgiving tableThe Holidays are here, which means in-laws, cousins, and extended family are coming your way. Thanksgiving is all about sitting around, watching football, eating delicious food and of course, being with family. It is a time for laughing with long lost cousins and playing endless games with each other. It is also a time of spilling food and drinks. When food is the center of attention for a day, you are bound to have a spill or two. This is when Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene can lend a helping hand. Whether you need the help from Chem-Dry before the guests arrive or after they leave when the mess has been made, we can get your carpet and upholstery clean. You grandkids might spill cranberry sauce on your cream chair, but don't fret! Chem-Dry can get out the harshest stains with ease. So, prepare yourself for the mess or call us after it has been made.

After the Spills

If you were slacking a little and didn't get your carpets cleaned before your Thanksgiving dinner, don't worry! Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene has amazing clean up cleaning powers too! Your guests may have made a mess of your home and have left a few spills and stains around. Chem-Dry is armed with the power of carbonation and many other cleaning agents. Chem-Dry's powerful cleaning process is so effective that it gets out most stains, but if there is a tough one, they are ready to tackle it! Greasy turkey, chocolate pie or the footsteps of the football team don't stand a chance with Chem-Dry.

Happy Thanksgiving from our Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene family to yours!


Boo!! Don't Be Scared of Dirty Carpets

Ghosts and pumpkins are making their debut, which means the kids are ready for trick-or-treating! Dirty carpets can scare your guests away, but don't let it! Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene is here for all your carpet and upholstery cleaning needs! We have got the cleaning part covered, all you have to do is worry about the party! Below is a list of food and activities that can help with your Halloween party planning.

1. Spook up your front door! Have you ever thought of stringing orange Halloween lights on your front porch? This gives a fun, festive look to your front door decor! Hay stalks and pumpkins are a great, inexpensive way to decorate your front door too! Another great idea is to get a fun doormat! This will help reduce the dirt and dust that is being tracked into your home. Ask your guests to remove their shoes as well.

2. Try painting your pumpkins this year! Are you tired of carving pumpkins? Or do you have littles in your home? Try painting your pumpkins this year! Acrylic paint is inexpensive and they designs are endless! Glitter and stencils can add even more dimension and fun to your pumpkins!

pumpkin muffins3. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe. You'll need a treat for your family and friends as they stop by to show off their costumes. Try these Fall muffins, they are so easy it is SCARY! Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

What will you need?

1 box of spice cake mix

1 15 oz can of pumpkin

1 12 oz bag of chocolate chips

Mix all ingredients together. Use a non stick pan and place 1 1/2" dough balls into a muffin tin sheet. Bake for 18-20 minutes. *May require extra baking time if center is still gooey! These muffins are delicious and are so simple to make. You will want to make them for every occasion. They are an excellent treat for all the Holidays and everyday in between.

4. Spidery Craft. Halloween night is often cold, so bring the littles in for a fun craft.

What you will need:

  • Black paper plates
  • White yarn
  • Plastic fake spiders
  • Tape
  • A hole punch

All these things can be found at the dollar store. First, punch holes on the edge of the paper plate about 1 or 2 inches apart. Then, get a piece of yarn about 2 or 3 feet long. Take one end of the yarn and tape it to the back of the plate. Now, thread the yarn in and out, though all the holes. Make a pattern that looks like a spider's web. Finally, place the plastics spiders in your creepy web! This craft is easy for all and even little ones can participate. Get kid's motor skills running, while having a little Halloween fun!

All of these ideas can get your party started off right. They can even keep your kiddos away from all that candy! A good party begins with a clean house, so let Chem-Dry clean your carpets and upholstery items today! They can get your carpets and upholstery looking and feeling new again. Your guests will notice the cleanliness of your home and enjoy you party even more!

Happy Halloween from Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene! We can take care of all your carpet cleaning needs.


Cozy Up on a Clean Couchlady reading on couch

Fall is here, which means that you will be spending much more time indoors! Make sure that your home is healthy, safe place for your family to be and relax in. When your home is clean, your mind can rest at ease and you can get to other important things. One way to help ensure that your home is clean and healthy is by deodorizing and sanitizing the upholstery in your home. Not only will this help to extend the life of your furniture, but it will leave your home smelling fresh and clean. Upholstered furniture traps bacteria and allergens much like carpet does. Many people forget or get too lazy and forget to vacuum their carpet. We admit, it is much more time consuming to vacuum upholstery than carpet! This is mainly due to the fact that people are unsure of how to safely and properly clean their upholstery.

Sanitize Your Furniture

Like carpet, it is important to have your upholstery cleaned and sanitized on a regular basis. This will help to improve and maintain the look of the furniture, while also eliminating the bacteria and germs that are present in the fibers. While there are many products out there on the market for cleaning upholstery, it is best to leave this type of cleaning up to the professionals. Such trained professionals will have a knowledge of what types of products to use on each type of upholstery, leaving you feeling confident that your furniture will not be ruined. In addition, they have special tools and machinery that are effective at cleaning, sanitizing, and deodorizing various types of upholstery. We also offer Pet Urine Odor Removal and Dust Mite Anti-Allergen, so ask your local Chem-Dry technician today! Try our powerful sanitizer, to help keep your home free of bacteria and germs!

Help from Professionals

Imagine being able to curl up on your sofa with your family or relax in your favorite chair, knowing that the upholstery is clean, fresh, and sanitized. With the help of a trained professional, this is possible. Make sure that you get your upholstery cleaned at least twice a year, along with your carpets! This is an excellent way to protect your investments, as well as the health of your home.

Call Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene for all your upholstery cleaning and sanitizing needs at 208-777-4116 or 208-265-4601!


Back to School Carpet Cleaning

Ring, ring! School bells are ringing, because school is back in session! It's time to get your carpets cleaned and take advantage of our carpet and upholstery cleaning. Kids are back in school, which means your carpets and upholstery are getting more attention from unexpected visitors. And by visitors we mean dirt, germs, allergens and bacteria! Did you know that your upholstery and carpets act as a large filter in your home? Your carpets and upholstery collect dust and particles that are floating around in the area. In fact, independent studies have shown that indoor air can be 10 times more polluted with allergens and bacteria than the air outside your door. Filters need to be replaced or cleaned on a regular basis, which means that your carpets and upholstery need to be cleaned regularly too. 

Healthy Home, You Can Achieve Itback to school cleaning

We know that you want a healthy home for your kids to come home to and for your whole family to live in, so let Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene help you achieve that. By using our hot carbonated extraction process your carpets will get a deep clean and won't be left soggy and wet. You won't have to wait for hours on end for your furniture to dry either. When the carbonated solution is applied to your carpet or upholstery it will explode the dirt, grime, dust mites and grime to the surface where it more easily extracted. Ask about our extras, like sanitizer, dust mite anti allergen spray and more with your cleanings!

Cleaning Services

The Natural is the name of our main cleaning solution. Why is it called that, you ask? Chem-Dry uses a Green Certified solution that is also natural to clean your carpets and upholstery items. Ask your technician about using sanitizer with you cleaning during this time of year. Our sanitizers can eliminate 89% of airborne bacteria and 98% of allergens. New germs and allergens are tagging along with your kids and entering into your home. Now is the ideal time to get your carpets or upholstery cleaning WITH sanitizer!

Don't let your children suffer from allergens and germs in your home. Get your home cleaned by Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene today, because there is no better time!


Don’t Let your Business’ Flooring Send a Bad Message

You won't ever have a second opportunity to make a excellent first impression. This saying rings even truer when you are a business owner looking to catch the attention of new customers and business. Having great customer support is the thing that customers are in search of, but they also review your business's cleanliness. Quite often, a customer’s first impression is based on the look and appearance of the business or facility right down to the floor. It is extremely important to have your organization looking its very best when potential customers are walking in. It is very important keep your business tidy and arranged with coordinating and professional-looking furnishings. By developing a space which is cozy, clean, and inviting, you are helping to give customers a positive attitude toward your business. All this is essential however it is 10 times more essential when you're in the food industry and own a restaurant. Be sure your business is extra clean and begin with your floors!

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If your company has ceramic floors, it too needs to be cleaned by professionals on a regular basis. It is also helpful to get ceramic floors waxed on on a regular basis as well. This will add a sense of shine and sparkle to the floors, making them appear clean and fresh. As stated before, coordinating furnishings are another factor in a customer’s attitude toward your business. Fabric upholstery should be kept clean and free of any stains so that you can have a professional appearance. Our cleaning services give you a number of services to maintain upholstery looking and smelling its best. When a customer makes a judgment regarding your business, they're likely taking its appearance under consideration. By maintaining a clean and organized facility, you're making your business more desirable for clients. You want people to feel comfortable in your space because, after all, the longer they spend in your space the more money they're likely to spend. The smartest decision you can make for your business is professional carpet and upholstery cleaning on a regular basis! In turn, this may boost client satisfaction while increasing your customers’ eagerness to return to your business.

Schedule Your Monthly or Weekly Cleanings

The 1st step in creating an inviting environment for customers, that is also clean. Not only should the workplace be well-organized and free from clutter, but the flooring and upholstered items should be clean too. If your company is carpeted, you ought to have them professionally cleaned on a regular basis. Here at Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene we suggest that your business's flooring be cleaned every 3-4 months. These cleanings will ensure that your carpets not only look their utmost, but they are free from uncomfortable odors as well. Maintaining a fresh and clean environment starts with clean floors. Another important key to keeping your carpets clean is vacuuming them 3-4 times each week, or more depending on the amount of traffic inside your business.

Call Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene today at 208-777-4116 or 208-265-4601 to plan your commercial cleaning services!


5 Vacuuming Tips for Carpets

Vacuuming can become repetitive and boring after some time, but don’t let this get to you. Your carpets need to be vacuumed at least once a week. It will help to help keep the dust and dirt out of them. Below are a few vacuuming tips that will be useful!

vacuum1. Dust it Off! Before you begin vacuuming, dust your room from the top-down. What this means is to start dusting your ceiling fan and then work your way all the way down to the baseboards.

2. Move it! Make sure that small items are picked up off the floor. Don’t be lazy and try to vacuum around them! Also, check for small pieces which may be on the floor, like bobby pins or screws. This may damage your vacuum and who wants to fix that or buy a brand new one? Not us!

3. Work Backwards. Start in the back corner of the room and work your way out from the room. This also goes for stairs, start at the top and work down.

4. Check the bag often. Bags should be changed once they are half-full. The vacuum becomes less efficient as the bag begins to fill up. It may also start to leave a smell in your house if the bag becomes too full.

5. Once each week. Be sure that you are vacuuming all your carpeted areas at least one time per week. Even when you don’t ever go into your living room, ensure that your vacuum it! Stick to these easy steps and your carpets will be grateful for sure.

If you wish to treat your carpets right, vacuum them a couple of times a week! We know that sometimes you might forget and your carpets may look a little dingy, but we can help.

Call Chem-Dry to professional clean your carpets when the vacuuming just won’t do!


Carpet Cleaning and Protecting

It may seem like a no brainer of why you ought to clean your carpets and rugs, but here are just a few explanations why! Every single day you walk, lie down, and play with the kids on your carpets and sofas. Regardless of the occasional mud and dirt you lug in, your intention is the same: the cleaner your carpets are, the healthier your home will be. This is the same for your upholstery items too! We realize that couches and chairs are costly, however they are well worth the cost that should last for years. Let us show you how to keep your furniture looking its best with our amazing Chem-Dry fabric protector.

Consider What You’re Working Withcleaning and protecting

Over the months you may forget about cleaning the couches and chairs or maybe you might just think they don't need a cleaning. Well, you're wrong! A lot of people make the mistake of ignoring the upkeep needs of their furniture simply because they don’t think it has to be cleaned. Instead, they spot clean and vacuum their carpets, and commit to regularly Chem-Dry cleanings for their flooring. But did you think about the couch cushion with the set in spaghetti stain? How clean can your favorite lounge chair really be when months (or possibly even years) of pet hair, dirt and food stains have accumulated and set in?

The Functionality of Fabric Protectant

Just like your carpet is an investment, so is your loveseat, couch and reclining chair. Do you recall when people would cover their couches with plastic to preserve them? Nowadays, we have a much better method to protect your furniture than uncomfortable, sticky plastic. Regardless of whether you’re prone to dropping your coffee cup on your upholstery every once in awhile, or simply tracking in dirt from the outdoors, protectant will help you keep those undesirable stains and spots at bay. Our solution helps to reduce stains from seeping into the fibers of your carpet and upholstery fibers. This protectant helps stains from becoming permanent within your upholstery. Our Protectant allows a few more seconds for you to grab that towel and get the stain up a little better. Eventually, it helps save money, by easily allowing you to remove stains every time you spill or stain your furniture.

Let the Professionals Protect Your Furniture From Tough Stains

While there are several easy do-it-yourself fabric protectant solutions on the market, getting it done correctly the first time-by experienced professionals-can allow you to have the peace and mind of clean, stain resistant furniture once and for all! Chem-Dry’s fabric protectant is easy, simple and effective. Using a tough, stain resistant solution that is easy on the environment, your upholstery will remain cleaner longer.

Schedule your appointment with Chem-Dry of Coeur d'Alene today at 208-777-4116!


Home Cleaning with 5 Natural Products

Most people don't realize the harsh chemicals and toxins that are in your cleaning supplies. Some are so harsh that they recommend avoiding contact with skin and eyes, which is scary! Using your own natural green cleaning products will offer your house an eco-friendly cleaning that's powerful as well as gentle. However, this list of cleaning products doesn’t consist of toxic vapors and harsh chemicals. Here are five naturally organic products that may be found in nearly every home that do a fantastic job of cleaning without the chemicals. We have rounded them up in a list for you together with the best way to clean with them!natural cleaning tips

5- Vinegar

Vinegar is a great cleaning product that works well in the kitchen removing grease, but it also works great in bathrooms as well. Vinegar is known to breakdown grease build-up. Grease from cooking gets caked on stovetop, countertops and tables but have no fear, vinegar is here! White vinegar is a strong cleaning agent due to its antibacterial effect and acidic nature. Research conducted in Japan learned that the bactericidal effects of vinegar was enhanced as the solution's temperature increased, therefore emphasizing the benefit of using warm, natural cleaning solutions.

4- Salt

You can use it for cleaning kitchen utensils and even clearing drains. When coupled with baking soda, it can easily cut through grease too. It can also whiten discolored cutting boards if used with cool water as an everyday scrub as well as remove burn marks around dishware edges and stains from delicate chinaware. You didn't imagine that this cooking seasoning would help with cleaning, now did you!?

3- Lemon Juice

For those who look at the ingredients found in cleaners you will note there is lemon in a number of them. Well there is a reason behind the lemon juice! Lemon juice can eliminate mold and can breakdown grease as well. That is not all, lemon juice also won't leave behind streaks in your appliances and on your shower. Researchers in Nebraska took a close look at lemon oil's ability to reduce the growth of mold by applying a coat of vinegar and lemon juice to roast beef. The study illustrated the prevention of mold spore germination and development. Combine natural lemon juice and vinegar and/or olive oil to produce a tough cleaning solution that leaves a natural-smelling scent behind in the room.

2- Cream of Tarter

Cream of tartar is a by-product as a result of the winemaking process. Inside the barrels of wine, there is a white powder that is made while it is fermenting. This powder stems from tartaric acid, which naturally occurs during winemaking. It's left behind in the barrels and then later can be used for baking. Cream of tartar can be used for a variety of household cleaning tasks such as cleaning bathtub tile, removing rust stains, renewing scratched dishes, and cleaning the gunk off your toaster. To remove rust follow these steps:

  1. Mix equal part cream of tarter, salt and water to create a paste.
  2. Rub paste on rusted pan or other item.
  3. Let dry.
  4. Polish with soft rag.

1- Baking Soda

Baking soda is a natural deodorizer while offering an abrasive quality that outperforms other toxic, powdered commercial cleansers. Apply it to a variety of surfaces in the kitchen and bathroom to effectively eliminate stains and even clean grimy ovens inside. Need an extra cleaning boost? Mix baking soda and salt with a little water to enhance that scrubbing power!

All of these cleaning products can be found in your home. These 5 products don't leave behind chemicals or harmful toxins for you and your family. But when it comes to cleaning your carpet, upholstery and tile, call Chem-Dry of Coeur d'Alene. Chem-Dry is all about healthy living and cleaning, that is why a lot of our products are Green Certified! Natural carpet cleaning and upholstery cleaning agents are far better for both you and the environment. Consider using Chem-Dry to support the health of your family.


Maintaining Your Rugs

Lots of people choose to cover high traffic parts of their carpet with throw rugs to protect the look of the carpet. Nonetheless, how do you protect the rugs from wear and tear? Even though it may seem a hopeless task, you will find some good tips for keeping your rugs looking their very best. With the proper attention and care, you can maintain the look of your rugs in the high traffic areas.

Pick the Best Rug

Picking the right color for your area rug is a great idea, but make sure that you also think about the material that it's made out of. You want to decide on a material that is definitely durable and sturdy. Particularly high traffic areas, the rug you choose can make a big difference in just how long it will last. Nylon and wool carpets may be good choices, because they offer a very durable material that may withstand heavy traffic from your family and pets.

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Protect your rugs by limiting the amount of moisture and dirt which comes in. Place walk-in doormats by doors, being sure that family and guests wipe off their shoes or remove them. This easy precautionary method can be a very efficient way to help keep your rugs clean. If you can, you may even consider removing your shoes by the front door to keep any soil from getting into the house.

Vacuuming is Extremely Important

Frequent vacuuming is a crucial part of caring for your rugs and carpet, specifically in high traffic areas. Vacuuming really helps to lift the debris out of the carpet fiber before it settles in and damages the rug. So, the more traffic an area endures, the more often it needs to be vacuumed. This can even mean vacuuming everyday to help keep dirt and soil to a minimum.

Take Immediate Action

Places that are subject to lots of traffic may also be more likely to experience spills and accidents. Act immediately if the spill happens on your rug. If needed, apply stain or spot remover such as Chem-Dry’s World Famous Spot Remover to the impacted area. The faster you take action, the less likely the spill will soak into the rug and leave a stain. It is also good to have a professional protectant applied to your rugs as well to make clean up so much easier.

Call Chem-Dry of Coeur d'Alene for all your area rug cleaning needs at (208) 777-4116! You'll be glad that you did.


Valentine's Day is Around the Corner!
Have you thought about what you are going to get your significant other this year for Valentine's Day? There is usually one in a relationship that likes to have a clean tidy house more than the other. If you are not the cleaning type, call the experts in to clean your carpets. We just had the Holidays and winter storms came in hard and dirt and water may have been tracked into your home. Don't you worry, Chem-Dry can clean your carpets and get them looking new again without you having to be out of the house for hours on end. If you don't know, we use less water than other CDA carpet cleaners, which means that there is a quicker dry time and there is less time for mold and mildew to grow inside your carpet. Our main carpet cleaner is also Green Certified, that is why it is called, The Natural!

So if you are in need of a gift idea that will last for awhile, CDA carpet cleaning by Chem-Dry of Coeur d'Alene is a good idea! Check out these fun facts while dialing our number to get your appointment scheduled for your lover!

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New Year and A New Goal

If you would like to keep your New Year's resolutions and stick to your goals, this blog article is for yonew years goals 2016u! If you are looking for the best carpet cleaning Coeur d'Alene has to offer, we are the cleaner for you! A brand new year means a new you! Stick to your goals and you'll begladthat you didin the long run. Chem-Dry of Coeur d'Alene is cheering for you and can help with your Coeur d'Alene carpet cleaning service needs.... {Read More}

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!

We want to wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Chem-Dry Coeur d'Alene ! We know that spills and stains are going to happen and guests are going to track in dirty snow. But don't let this get you down. Chem-Dry Coeur d'Alene is here for you to get those tough Holiday stains out. Enjoy some fun facts about the Holidays as you wait for you guests to arrive. Some will surprise you!

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 November 24, 2015Carpet Cleaner Cour d'Alene


It's the time of year where carpets get the dirtiest and carpet cleaners are a must. Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene is filling the holidays with carpet cleaning specials, trust us, you won’t want to miss out on the most advanced cleaning technology in the industry. Read More...


August 24, 2015

Have a Stain Free School Year by Adding Protectant to your Carpet


The fall months are coming soon, and that means the children are back in school and your carpet is probably deteriorating from the bacteria's that have been left behind from an adventurous summer. What better time for carpet cleaning than the months of August and September? Start the school year off on the right foot by cleaning your carpets with Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene. As soon as the kids are in school give Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene a call for a quick energy efficient carpet cleaning that just takes 1-2 hours to dry off.

Increase the health and state of mind of your family by letting Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene to place a carpet protectant in your household. We keep in mind accidents happen, especially with new school year adventures, so be equipped to fight against the incidents in your household by applying protectant on your carpet. Protectant is a product we provide that will work as an invisible wall to secure and protect your carpet from bothersome stains. Protectant provides you with more time to wash spills before they transform into nasty stains.

There is characteristically some form of protectant on recently installed carpet but as time passes that protectant wears away. We understand that it’s a struggle to clean and add protectant to your carpet, but if you know that you are overdue for a carpet cleaning and would also like to add protectant, Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene are the carpet cleaning agents for you. Prepare for the long term and give your home a healthy new feel with carpet cleaning and protectant treatment. Keep your carpets are risk-free by adding protectant this school year! Relax and breathe easy, knowing that Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene technicians are highly trained and qualified to improve the life of your carpet!




Defend your health with carpet cleaning provided by Chem-Dry of Coeur d'Alene




Are you aware that the typical home ports around 200,000 bacteria/allergens per square inch of carpet? Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene will allow you to fight against germs by wiping out an average of 98.1 % of allergens that exist in your home.

We find ourselves in the heart of summer, and outdoor hobbies, parties and entertaining events all come along with their own variety of harmful bacteria that attach themselves to our clothes. Just think about how many different types of damaging materials have found themselves into your carpet and upholstery this summer. Your home ought to be a place to feel safe and refreshed, not weighed down with allergy symptoms and filthy bacteria. We all need help driving back summer’s bacteria traps and Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene will always be there for you and your family’s carpet cleaning needs.

The good news is, we at Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene are noted for our Hot Carbonating extraction carpet and upholstery service. The power of carbonation features millions of washing bubbles that penetrate and clean deep within your carpets. The best element is our Natural cleaning solution which is green certified and does not include hazardous soaps and components, so no more foamy residues being left behind out! We want you to feel satisfied this summer realizing that our carpet service provider will terminate bacteria and fight those pesky house allergies, all while keeping your family protected from dangerous cleaning solutions. Have an adventure! Then come back to your residence and kick back and take pleasure in the cleaner, healthier and safer cleanliness provided by Chem-Dry of Coeur d’Alene.



The Natural

Consider this: Most people wouldn't dispose of any unhealthy chemicals or soaps in our rivers, lakes or forests. The question is, why would you put those in your carpet where you and the ones you love walk every single day? One of our major goals is to guantee that we leave your home healthier than we found it. So, well before 'going green' was all the rage, Chem-Dry devoloped a solution that won't just clean the dirt, bacteria, dust and grime from your carpet. Our cleaning solution does all that, while using ingredients that are safe and non-toxic.

The main reason we're allowed to clean your home without using unsafe chemicals is all thanks to our essential cleaning solution, The Natural. With ingredients influenced by Mother Nature, you will experience a clean that lasts, without having to worry about what's in it. So, if you're looking for a cleaning solution that does the job, and truly has healthy ingredients that are safe, call Chem-Dry today!


Spot Removal

If you've ever invested in new carpet, there's nothing worse than the panic that comes because of a potentially permanent stain. When you do spill something on that carpet of yours, the following questions typically come up:

  • Do I have to douse it, using water?
  • Am I supposed to dab or scrub?
  • Are any specific cleaning products essential?
  • What's the most effective way to clean this up?
  • Do I need a professional cleaner to help me out?
  • How much time do I have before permanent damage is done?
  • Are there some stains that require a different cleaning process than others?
  • Where in the world can I get some advice about how to get rid of this?

Fortunately for you, Chem-Dry of Coeur d'Alene has the answer to all of those questions! Yes, there are specific cleaning products that should be used to get difficult stains out. The great thing is, not every stain requires the calling of a Virginia Beach carpet cleaning professional. In fact, there are many options available to you that will allow you to clean those stains on your own. One, however, makes the other options pale in comparison.

Introducing... Chem-Dry's Professional Strength Spot Removal

With Chem-Dry's Professional Strength Spot Remover, you'll be armed with a powerful, effective and safe solution to comfortably do away with those troublesome stains that come up occasionally. With our spot remover you can swiftly and effectively eliminate most stubborn spots from carpet, upholstery and auto interiors by using our powerful carbonating process. This method will lift those troublesome stains to the surface, making them easy to clean. And not only can you use it for your home and car, you can also use it as a pre-wash before putting your dirty clothes in the laundry!

Give Chem-Dry of Coeur d'Alene a call today for more information on spot removal, as well as free over-the-phone estimates!



All of us love our families. Regardless of that, there are things they do that annoy us. Certain people have the common "noisy eater" in their family. Other people have parents that volunteer them for each opportunity available. Brothers and sisters can be overprotective, "clothes stealers", "secret tellers", and "cool kid wanna-be's". Pets are awesome. They're there when we need them. They bring joy to our homes. Irrespective of how they can be man's best friend, though, there's one thing they do from time to time that really can give us a stressful time. Let's be truthful, they're messy. Whether it's slobbering, tracking in mud and dirt, or having an "accident", they can make that home of ours a little bit dirtier than it should be.

Fortunately, Chem-Dry of Coeur d'Alene has the solution to any and all pet-related marks. It's not only tricky to manage a pet accident when it's occurred, occasionally the hardest part is recognizing where former incidents may have happened. Chem-Dry has discovered a way to discover the pet mishaps in your home and eliminating them (together with the smell) from your home by using our revolutionary cleaning product called P.U.R.T. (Pet Urine Removal Treatment). This product will contact the cource of odors and immediately begin a chemical reaction that, in turn, will literally destroy urine odor.

Here's how the P.U.R.T. process works:

  • A trained professional will find the odor source using a black light or penetrating moisture meter and determine the best plan of attack.
  • In worst cases they may need to pull up carpet for further inspection. If necessary padding will be replaced.
  • If necessary technicians will apply an odor blocking resin to the sub-floor.
  • After all prep work is complete, the area is rinsed with our deep cleaning carbonating cleaning solution. Any liquid or loose urine crystals are then extracted using hot water.
  • Next, we apply our proprietary cleaning product, P.U.R.T., generously to tack strip, sub-floor, baseboards and the carpet backing.
  • Over the next 24 - 36 hours, P.U.R.T. will go to work breaking down all the odor causing elements, leaving no odor remnants behind for a fresh smelling, healthy clean. The odors will be gone for good.

So if that beloved member of your family does make a mess in your home, give Chem-Dry of Coeur d'Alene a call as soon as possible!


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We're starting this off with a bang! Since it's allergy season, which you may have already found out the heard way, we figured this post would be perfect! For those people lucky enough to not have allergies, this time of year are often like every other. But, for all those with spring allergies, these few months can be the longest and most dismal. Don't lose heart, though! Chem-Dry has a cleaning remedy that purges an outstanding amount of those pesky allergens. Have a quick look below to check out what you could be affected by without even acknowledging it, as well as what our modern products can provide you!