Healthy Home News – July 2017

Healthy Home News – July 2017

It’s officially summer and the fun is in full swing! Are you as busy as we are?? We hope you are having a fantastic summer!

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This is our 40TH YEAR of helping you with your summer cleaning. Our schedule is filling up fast. Call us ASAP if you need your Carpet, Upholstery, Tile & Grout, Wood Floors, or Oriental and Area Rugs cleaned before a specific date or event. Give us a call at 260-483-4383 today!

July Cleaning Special

To Celebrate Our 40th Year In Business!


40% OFF Rug Pad!

Read 5 Ways Rug Pad Can Extend The Life of Your Rug

Hurry – this offer expires July 31, 2017! 

Vote For Referral!

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Referral has been nominated yet again in the category of Carpet Cleaning for the Fort Wayne Newspapers 2017 Readers Choice Awards! Thank you to our awesome supporters for the nomination!

We need your help! Voting begins THURSDAY JULY 6. Please vote for Referral! It takes less than a minute.

  • Cast your vote for Referral here
  • Click “Show Services”
  • Click “Home-Carpet Cleaning”
  • Select Referral Cleaning & Restoration
  • Click “Save Vote”
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Final Step”

Thank you for voting for Referral!

Testimonial Of The Month

“The staff is very friendly and helpful. Alan explained everything to me. Angela, the scheduler, was kind and kept me informed. The cost is more than other places, but so worth it!! My carpet looked at least three shades lighter and all of the stains were removed. My very dirty white vinyl floors now look brand new! I was also very pleased with how they protected the corners and cleaned by the baseboards. Amazing service. I was so comfortable having them in my home, I even left. They locked up my home and left it looking great! They called and let me know they were done and told me how to reach them if I had any questions. Finally, a company that strives to provide excellent customer service. They exceeded my expectations! I will use them again. Great company to work with!!” – Mrs. Rife

Mr. and Mrs. Rife had their choice of a $25 Cleaning Credit or a $25 Hall’s Restaurant Gift Card for writing The Best Testimonial Of The Month!

Read more about how you can receive a $25 Cleaning Credit or a $25 Hall’s Gift Card after leaving Referral a positive online review.

To watch more testimonials from satisfied customers of Referral, please visit Referral’s YouTube page.

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DON’T FORGET! With our Referral Reward Program, you can earn a $25 Referral Reward for each new customer you refer to us! This will save you money on your future cleanings. Refer-A-Friend-Or-Family-Member Here!

What Makes Referral Different Than The Competition?

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Below is an actual online review of a franchise carpet cleaning company

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How does the Referral team ensure that this doesn’t happen to our customers??

Over the past 40 years, Referral has been dedicated to paying attention to the details. This customer complained of a “gray border” remaining in the rooms that were cleaned. Referral uses a special treatment pre-spray and then a small three-inch hand tool to clean the dirty, dark edges of the rooms that we clean. The “gray border” are air filtration lines that are caught between your carpet and your walls. We use the same three-inch hand tool to clean around small objects, such as the wrought iron railing mentioned above. And we have several specialty spotting solutions to remove a variety of spots and stains – including cat vomit.

Referral doesn’t just zoom over your carpet and leave. We take the time to inspect all areas before beginning to clean and we take the time to clean in the “nooks” and “crannies” of each room. When you call Referral, you will get what you pay for!

Before & After Pic Of The Month

Recently we cleaned at one of our favorite downtown restaurants – Wine Down! They experienced frustration when trying to keep their lightly colored carpet clean themselves. The professionals at Referral made the carpet look brand new again. The next time you’re at Wine Down, look down and check out our handiwork!

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Wine Down - After

What’s Up At Referral?

Kory Celebrates One Year

Kory celebrated his one year anniversary at Referral in June. We are so thankful to have Kory as part of our team. He is an excellent technician, an extremely hard worker, and he always keeps us laughing. Kory previously earned a full-tuition scholarship and will be enrolling at IPFW in August while continuing to work at Referral part-time. Happy anniversary, Kory!

Kory - One year anniversary

Welcome, Ben & Jacob

We are so excited to have Ben and Jacob joining the Referral team this summer! You are going to be very impressed when they clean for you. For the next few months, they will be training with Alan, as he teaches them the extensive knowledge he has gained in his 30 years in the cleaning and restoration industry. Please give Ben and Jacob a warm welcome when they clean for you!

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Jacob Reish - White Background, Cropped


Welcome, Alexis

We also want to welcome Alexis to the Referral team! She will be maintaining our equipment at the office. This involves keeping our vans stocked and squeaky clean, keeping all of the carpet and floor cleaning equipment that we use each day in good working order and ensuring that our shop garage is organized. We are so happy to have Alexis as part of the Referral team!

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Alan & Audrey Bring Home Wrigley

Alan and Audrey brought home a new puppy recently! They chose a Yorkshire Terrier from a breeder in Warsaw, IN (Visit the breeder’s website here). Audrey has been big Chicago Cubs fan her entire life, so they chose to name him Wrigley. They are so excited for their new little fur baby to join their family!

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Life Hack Of The Month

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Fort Wayne has kicked off the largest construction and public investment project in the City’s history. The Three Rivers Protection and Overflow Reduction Tunnel (3RPORT) will extend for five miles underneath the city at a depth of 200-feet below the earth’s surface. This should reduce the amount of neighborhood street flooding and basement back-ups. Read more about the project here. In the meantime, check out Referral’s Water Damage Prevention Tips to make sure you and your family are protected against flooding!

Keep your pets safe! It is HOT out there! Read the ASPCA’S Hot Weather Safety Tips to prevent your pet from overheating this summer.

It’s grilling season! Think beyond burgers and brats – spice it up! Read Delish’s 133 Most Delish Things To Cook On The Grill. Recipes are included!

Having Fun In Fort Wayne

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Referral Cleaning & Restoration Inc.

2901 Parnell Ave.
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Referral’s Mission: To earn Customer Cheerleaders by creating clean, dry, and healthy homes and workplaces.

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