At Marshall Carpet Cleaning, technicians match their approach to the unique qualities of the surface they’re treating. Carpets are showered in pressurized water heated to 200 degrees Fahrenheit, helping purge dirt, dust, and allergens. For upholstery, technicians favor a high-flow, low-moisture method, while opting for powerful suction technology to scour grimy tile and grout. Experts can also clean mattresses, ensuring no dust mites or bacteria enter and contaminate the delicate internal coils.
The soft squeak of squeegees whisking fingerprints from mirrors and shower doors drifts from the licensed and insured cleaning technicians who cleanse residential and corporate spaces. Starting from the floor up, crewmembers vacuums carpets and area rugs, eliminating dirt, dust, and refugees from ant farms. The professional cleaners also unleash their sanitizing prowess on begrimed kitchens and bathrooms. With weekly, biweekly, and monthly cleanings available, the crews keep homes and offices perpetually tidy.
The mountain-savvy staff at Apex Ex equip people of all skill levels with the knowledge, gear, and plans necessary to explore the wilderness all year round. Seasoned guides and instructors, many of whom are trained by organizations such as the National Outdoor Leadership School and the American Mountain Guides Association, lead classes that teach students important lessons ranging from backcountry snow basics to avalanche rescue. In summer months, the experts lead guided climbing and backpacking trips and teach riders to careen down rocky paths of every sort during mountain-biking lessons.
As Horace Adell recalled to the Asheville Citizens-Times earlier this year, when he began Clean Streak Inc., he didn’t have much. “I started with a Buick and a mop and bucket. Oh, and a vacuum.” Despite the company’s humble beginnings, Horace has since curated an expansive selection of services that helped him earn Asheville Chamber of Commerce’s 2011 Green Business of the Year.
Technicians can shield freshly cleaned carpets with deodorizers and Scotchgard, or tidy up after construction workers to ready homes for move-in day. The team is also certified in cleaning biohazardous materials in medical facilities or in a mad scientist’s den full of brain jars.