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How to keep marble floors clean

How to keep marble floors clean Marble floors make a stunning feature in any room. They bring a shiny, modern feel to the home and they are sure to pull in a compliment or two! As beautiful as marble tiles are, they can be tricky to clean if you are unsure of the right process and we know it can be frustrating scrubbing away at one stain without result. We don’t want to cause any damage to those lovely (and quite pricey!) marble tiles, so we thought we’d clue you in below! Why does marble stain so easily? Marble is [...]

Why you should invest in carpet protectant before Christmas

Why you should invest in carpet protectants before Christmas Christmas is upon us and we are always told that it is the most wonderful time of the year…it’s not so wonderful for our carpets though! Glasses of wine being poured and spilled (which we have some handy tips to deal with HERE on our blog), high foot traffic from visitors and family members, wrapping paper is strewn about the living room, not to mention the tree that has lived in a dusty attic or cupboard all year… There’s nothing better than a fresh, clean carpet and the peace of mind [...]


WHY YOU SHOULD INVEST IN A STEAM CLEANER – THE LONG-TERM BENEFITS Vacuum cleaners have been one of our handiest cleaning tools since the early 1900s. We take them out of the cupboard, run them over the carpets and put them away again, feeling pleased with ourselves for being productive and completing a chore for the day. They are effective at removing dirt and dust from our carpets when kept in good condition (find some handy advice on how to keep your vac in top shape HERE on our blog),  but when it comes to a deep clean they can’t [...]

By |November 21st, 2021|Blog|


WATER DAMAGED CARPETS – KNOWING HOW AND WHEN TO CLEAN WATER STAINS Carpets are a wonderful addition to any space, they make us feel warm and cosy but any unsightly stains or unpleasant odours can ruin the feel of your home. Water damaged carpets can be tricky to deal with, when water is spilt onto a carpet it lifts unseen dirt and grime to the top along with sediments in the water and it leaves a stain behind as it dries. The first thing you should do when planning to remove a water stain is to find the source of [...]


CARPET CLEANING: YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR We all love a good bargain. The rise of online shopping and price comparison websites means we all get to enjoy the best deals on popular products, seeking out the cheapest prices to avoid paying over the odds. When you buy a branded product at a good price, you know that you will have the option to return it if fails to meet expectations. However, when it comes to cheap carpet cleaning services, the situation is not so clear-cut. Many homeowners and tenants make the mistake of using a cheap carpet cleaning [...]

How to maintain your carpets after a professional cleaning

How to maintain your carpets after a professional cleaning  You’ve had your carpets professionally cleaned, so now what?   It's important to maintain the cleanliness of your carpets up until your next scheduled clean. Not only will this benefit your health and indoor air quality, but it will also extend the life of your carpet. Here at XL Cleaners, we want you to get the most out  of our services and have put together some handy tips below to help you keep your carpets clean until you have them professionally cleaned again: Wait before moving furniture back into place Keep off [...]


HOW TO KEEP YOUR VACUUM CLEANER IN TIP-TOP CONDITION Seen as the humble vacuum cleaner is the main tool used for keeping our carpets and rugs clean in the home, we thought we would share some of our top tips on how to keep your vacuum cleaner in tip-top condition. Here goes:    1. Replace the bag This seems obvious but one of the biggest mistakes people make is forgetting to replace the bag. This must be done on a regular basis, not just when the bag is 100% full.  Vacuum cleaners work best when the bag is up to [...]


THE KEY BENEFITS  OF HAVING YOUR LUXURY HARD FLOORING PROFESSIONALLY CLEANED Having invested in luxury hard flooring in your home or commercial premises, you now want to protect your investment by effectively cleaning it without causing any damage. Many people assume that keeping a luxury hard floor clean and sparkling is easy, that it can withstand vigorous scrubbing, but this is not always the case.  Some hard floors require special attention when cleaning. For instance, you could end up leaving unsightly markings on them, using the wrong chemicals, which can cause damage to the flooring itself. For these reasons we [...]

Why XL Cleaners are Liverpool’s leading Hard Floor Cleaning Specialists

Why XL Cleaners are Liverpool’s leading Karndean and Amtico Floor Cleaning Specialists So, you’ve invested in a Karndean or Amtico flooring and you have noticed it is starting to look a bit dull, losing its glossy expensive-looking shine. You’ve discovered that mopping will only get you so far and now your luxury vinyl flooring is looking dark and lifeless, not the look you were going for when you made that investment. What do you do? You contact us at XL Cleaners, Liverpool’s leading hard floor cleaning and restoration specialists. We are proud to be known as the number one Karndean [...]


JUST HOW DIRTY ARE CARPETS? AND WHAT CAN I DO ABOUT IT? Do you know just how dirty your carpets are? If you really knew the kind of nasties that are living in your carpet rent-free, you would probably start a deep clean right this minute. No matter how often we hoover or disinfect our carpets and rugs, the fact is they are a breeding ground for all sorts of germs and bacteria, not just in the home but the workplace too! A study has shown that around 75% of people walk on a carpet with dirty shoes. That is [...]

By |April 16th, 2021|Blog|


BEST METHOD FOR REMOVING MUD FROM YOUR CARPETS   It rains on an average of 133 days of the year in the UK, so is it any wonder we have a problem with mud on our carpets.  We love our children and pets, but they are the biggest offenders when it comes to traipsing mud in from the outdoors. We’ve all had that internal panic when you see fresh mud on the carpet and the urge to aggressively rub it all away, only to find that this actually makes matters much worse. We have taken a look at all the [...]

By |March 15th, 2021|Blog, Carpet Cleaning, News|


CAN I HAVE MY CARPETS CLEANED DURING LOCKDOWN? Many of us struggle with the work-life balance as it is, add a lockdown into the mix, things can become pretty stressful.  With everyone spending more and more time at home, it being the winter months when there is a lot more mud, dirt, and grime around, having your carpets professionally cleaned will feel like it’s needed more than ever. The question is can you have your carpets professionally cleaned during a lockdown? In short, the answer is yes. As we all know England must now operate within a nationwide lockdown system [...]

By |February 16th, 2021|Blog, Carpet Cleaning|

Why Should I Have My Carpets and Upholstery Cleaned in Winter?

With the nights drawing in and the winter months upon us, we tend to want to hibernate, close the windows and turn on the heating.  This year with the current pandemic we are being asked to stay indoors more than ever before. So, the question is should I have my carpets and upholstery cleaned in winter? Many of us will probably be thinking of delaying the carpet cleaning until spring arrives, however you may want to think again.  There are many valid reasons to have your carpets and upholstery cleaned this winter. The main one being those wet and muddy [...]

How Best to Remove Paint Stains From Carpets

You’ve spilt paint on your nice new carpet and your first thought is to panic.  Don’t all is not lost.  In this months blog, we are going to take you through the different ways on how to best remove paint stains from your carpets. Before we get into the nitty-gritty of how to clean paint stains lets start with some basics about the types of paint and how to dissolve them. This will depend on their ingredients. Most paints have three main components, which are: a pigment, a binder, and a solvent. Sometimes an additive is included to improve the [...]

By |October 14th, 2020|Blog, Carpet Cleaning|

Top Carpet Cleaning Tips All Pet Owners Will Want to Know

Being a nation of animal lovers, we all know just how much joy and happiness our pets bring into our lives and homes.  We also know the struggle we have with them from time to time keeping our homes clean. No matter how well trained or well mannered our pets are, accidents will happen, its all just a matter of time. A lot of pet owners find themselves stressed out trying to keep on top of the additional cleaning needed, especially when we bring home a puppy, from muddy paws and pet hair to emergency messes. We have put together [...]

Why Choose XL Cleaners in Liverpool?

With so many different companies to choose from, it can be hard to decide which one to choose. So why choose us? Here at XL Cleaners, we have been providing a professional carpet cleaning and upholstery service to the local community of Liverpool for almost 20 years. Successfully cleaning the carpets and upholstery of thousands of happy homeowners and businesses. WE’RE A LOCAL COMPANY As a family-run business, we consider ourselves part of the local Liverpool Community. We are well-established and known as the most trusted and reliable carpet and upholstery cleaning company in Liverpool. Here at XL Cleaners, we [...]

Benefits of Deep Cleaning Your Carpets

Our carpets can take a battering over the years, being trapesed across, food and drink spilt on them, getting covered in dust and dirt. Whether it is a carpet in your home or a workplace they can quickly become grubby looking. A good vacuuming routine works, but it still not quite good enough. A DIY steam clean is an option tbut even this will not be enough to take care of the dirt lurking underneath. To really get your carpets cleaned, looking and smelling like new again, a professional deep carpet clean is what is needed. There are many benefits [...]

By |July 26th, 2020|Blog|


COMMON MYTHS AND MISTAKES WHEN IT COMES TO CARPET CLEANING:   There are plenty of common myths and mistakes made when it comes to carpet cleaning.  From wet carpets take ages to dry to woolen carpets shrink when cleaned. Today we are going to talk about some of the most common myths and mistakes of the carpet cleaning world to help remove the fact from the fiction so you can take better care of your carpets. MTYH: Carpets take days to dry after cleaning This myth is true to some extent, as carpets can take days to dry but only [...]


  THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO KEEPING YOUR CARPETS CLEAN   Our carpets and flooring are the focal points in our home. We want our visitors to feel welcome and we want to give a good impression.  Having clean carpets creates the best impression as well as giving our home that fresh and welcoming feeling. Neglecting our carpets can leave our guests with the wrong impression that we are unhygienic, and our home becomes less inviting. Yes, it is true that over time our carpets age and become worn but there are some key steps we can take to maintain their [...]

By |June 23rd, 2020|Blog, Carpet Cleaning|


BACK TO BUSINESS, TIME TO HIRE A CARPET CLEANER? As of Monday, the 15th of June most businesses will be back open for business.  If you are one of the many that have been closed for the last ten weeks, you will be wanting to open your doors and start trading again. The virus is still out there and therefore it is up to us as business owners to take the necessary precautions and protection for the safety of your staff, and your customers. One way to do this is to hire a professional carpet and floor cleaning company to [...]

By |June 17th, 2020|Blog, News, Social media|