At a mercifully-unnamed diner, Mike Pailliotet professionally cleans some truly nasty carpet: low-pile commercial standard at a stage far beyond gross. It's been transformed into a rubbery, slightly shiny mat of congealed grease.
“We live in a primitive time, don’t we, Will? Neither savage nor wise. Any rational society would either ban carpet in diners or let me take my dog in there.” — Hannibal Lecter.
Here's another delight from Pailliotet's channel, titled "Manky Urine Filled Carpet Cleaning Fail - See The Funk That Hides In Carpeting." The delights are revealed about 6m30s in.
Mikey has forums you can visit at his website if you're interested in the wonderful world of carpet cleaning. See also the TruckMount forums for more on how useless consumer-grade carpet cleaners are; the Zipper cleaning wand alone that Mikey uses is more than two grand.
Cheap massage chairs are a common Christmas gift, but we’re willing to bet they don’t get a lot of actual use from the people who could really use a massage. We’re talking about people with deep, chronic joint pain or anyone who does a serious workout on a regular basis. For that kind of soreness, […]
The bummers of adulthood are too many to count, but one of our least favorites is the inability to sit down and enjoy a nice bowl of cereal. When you’ve got a long commute ahead, let’s face it: That extra time it takes to pour the milk and chow down is too precious to spare. […]
Who are these people that have time for a job, social life, and actual healthy meals? With a nutrition segment on seemingly every talk show and entire networks devoted to food, it can sometimes seem like we’ve never left our mother’s house and her constant admonitions to “eat your vegetables!” And okay, she was right. […]