Latest Tips, Tricks & Articles
"Staying At Home" - Breaking Routines
April 24, 2020
Here's a sampling of what some of our service team members have been up to during the current "Stay At Home" Order.
January 17, 2020
What is dry rot? Dry rot is the fungus that causes dry rot still needs moisture to grow and damage plant-based fibers. Unlike other mold and mildew that need a lot of moisture, "dry rot" describes a fungus that can grow in fibers with only 20% moisture content. So it doesn't grow in dry fibers, just less wet fibers.
Winter is Coming…
November 21, 2019
With the beautiful autumn leaves comes rainy weather, clogged gutters & drains and the potential for water leaks into the home. At D. A. Burns, we can care for rugs that have been damaged by water intrusion into a home, but a little maintenance around the house can keep the water out.
The Big 3 Holiday Spills
November 20, 2018
During the holidays, carpet and rug spills are quite common, especially when entertaining family and friends. In this article, we share our cures for 3 of the holiday's most common spills: gravy, coffee and red wine.
Outdoor Cushion Care and Winter Storage
September 14, 2018
Here in the Northwest, we look for every opportunity to get outside; with that in mind, many of us invest in outdoor furniture. As the colder months approach, here's how you can prepare your patio and boat furniture for safe, winter storage. Follow our time-tested tips to ensure that you can enjoy your outdoor furniture again, year after year.