Keeping your ship’s carpet and upholstery in tip top shape-Article for the Spinnaker Sheet newsletter

  The old cliché of “An ounce of prevention equals a pound of cure” never rings more true than when it comes to maintaining your textiles. Carpeting, rugs and upholstered furnishings are never cheap to replace so a little effort towards keeping your furnishings clean and fresh can save you a lot of money, time […] Read more »

Good Times readers vote us Best Carpet Cleaners for the 3rd year straight.

  Good Times readers have Good Taste in carpet, upholstery and tile cleaners it would appear. Connoisseur has now won “Best Of” four times now and we’re on a three year running streak. If you voted for us we want to thank you VERY MUCH! If you just found us and wonder what all the […] Read more »

Microfiber / Ultra Suede upholstery cleaning.

Combining the aesthetics of the finest suede with advanced performance specifications, Ultrasuede® is the world’s most exclusive ultra-microfiber fabric. It is engineered to provide ultimate luxury over a wide range of applications. From fashion to furnishings, aircraft cabins to yacht interiors, casual footwear to industrial hardware, the most demanding designers insist on Ultrasuede® for their […] Read more »

No Grout job too large…

If your hallway bath or condo kitchen floor just seems too small a job for us, how about 6000 feet of mismatched grout in your auto show room? The tile setters goofed and used at least 4 shades of white on this floor.  None of which looked very good. The owner of this Santa Cruz […] Read more »


Welcome to the Connoissuer Carpet, Upholstery, Tile, Stone  & Grout Cleaning Blog. YOU FOUND US!!! The best kept Tile & Grout Cleaning secret in Santa Cruz. A Brief History We’d like to introduce Mike and Paula Pailliotet of Connoisseur Tile & Grout Cleaning. Connoisseur is a quality minded company in the Santa Cruz area (Aptos, Capitola, […] Read more »