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I now accept Credit Card and Debit Cards for payment.

  Hicks Carpet Cleaning providing an unrivalled Carpet Cleaning and Upholstery cleaning service for Cornwall As an extended service to customers I now accept payment via Credit or Debit cards as well as electonic bank transfer, cash and cheque. This provides another convenient method of payment. Credit cards can be used to spread the costs. This facility is provided by …

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Busting the carpet cleaning Myth

Some carpet cleaning companies are promoting the encapsulation method for carpet cleaning because it uses less moisture and therefore the carpets remain relatively dry. What they don’t wish you to know is that it makes them much more money because it takes them much less time but unfortunately you will not get the results that you should expect. All leading …

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Hicks Carpet Cleaning Committed to 100% Customer Satisfaction.

End of tenancy carpet cleans are notoriously difficult to price.  The requirement of a tenancy agreement often insists that before a deposit is returned that all the carpets are professionally cleaned. Unfortunately the tenant is not generally motivated by the quality of work, they more than often will go with the cheapest quote. This usually means hiring a person with …

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Carpet Cleaned for Charity Organisation at the Redruth Community Centre.

I was recently approached to clean a carpet at the Redruth Community Centre by the heart club, which hires a room every month at the location for their activities. I had a spare few hours today so I took the opportunity to clean it.  The Carpet was certainly pretty filthy and it certainly now looks a whole lot better. The …

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Flood alleviation at Peacock’s store, Redruth.

I received an early phone call on Christmas Eve regarding a flooding incident at Peacock’s clothing store in Redruth. Within 30 minutes I was on site unloading the van to start the clean up exercise. It wasn’t long before the water which had flooded 50% of the shop floor was pumped out and dried. By 11 o’clock the flooded section …

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Cornwall Council Planning Guidance (West)

  Cornwall Council have just published their Planning Guidance (West) booklet which will be distributed to people making future planning applications in West Cornwall. It contains a whole host of useful advice and information for applicants. The current issue runs for two years and Hicks Carpet CleaningI have taken out an advertisement in the booklet.  I am absolutely delighted with …

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WISHING ALL MY CUSTOMERS A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A PROSPEROUS 2014

  A lot of you will know that I spent the previous 12 years as an elected councillor, serving as a  County Councillor, a District Councillor and a Councillor on the new Unitary Authority, Cornwall Council. This ended in May 2013.  I enjoyed my time very much in this important role and would recommend the challenge and experience it brings …

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I can now assist with flood incidents, covering Truro to Penzance.

Always keen on improving my services to my customers, I have recently invested in a residue pump (puddle pump) which I can use to remove water in flooded properties. This powerful pump will remove water to a depth of 1mm.  Any remaining water can be removed using the vacuum motors on my carpet cleaning machine. In the unfortunate event of …

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I am pleased to say that I can now take payment by debit and credit cards!

Today I received my new card reader from Sumup. Simply downloaded the Sumup app from the app store and my smartphone can now be used to take payment by credit and debit cards. This new facility will provide another convenient payment method for my customers. You have to move with the times and being able to extend your payment methods …

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Pub gets flooded out in flash flood

Spent sometime on an emergency call out yesterday.  The Clock and Key pub at Trispen got flooded as the result of a flash flood. The water streamed in from the car park area, straight through the rear door flooding the bar area.  Removed a lot of debris and dirt from the carpet.  Certainly looked and smelt a whole lot better …

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