Maintaining Your Carpet
Your carpets can be kept clean and fresh by giving them regular and proper attention.
Follow these simple tips to keep your carpet’s color vibrant and fabric in top condition:
1) Vacuum Reguarly
Vacuum your carpet regularly to prevent dirt from burying in the pile.
2) Remove Stains
Always remove stains immediately. The longer the stain sits, the harder it’ll be to remove.
3) No Rough Edges
Use a vacuum with a revolving brush, a beater bar, or suction only, depending on the type of carpet you own. Make sure the vacuum has no teeth , combs or rough edges that could damage your carpet.
4) Professional Help
Depending on the traffic and usage in mind, consider seeking professional cleaning every 12 to 18 months.
5) Use Scissors
Never pull the sprouts and snags on your carpet. Use scissors to clip to cut them.
6) Burnt Carpet
For considerable burn damage, remove the tops of the dark, burnt fibers with curved fingernail scissors. If the burn is extensive, have your carpet patched or replaced.
7) Remove Dents
Remove heavy furniture dents by stroking the dented area with the edge of a coin. You can also use a hair dryer or a steam iron, but be very careful not to touch the carpet with the iron.
8) Water Damage
For substantial water damage, consider consulting professional cleaners to dry your carpet from the front and back.
Keeping Carpets Soft
Follow the simple steps to enjoy soft and irresistible carpet.
Follow these simple tips while cleaning soft carpets:
1) Height Adjustment
While vacuuming, use the highest height setting where appropriate.
2) Efficient Airflow
Avoid vacuums with very concentrated or sealed suction. Instead, use vacuum heads that have a spreaded suction
3) Large Wheels
Use vacuums with large wheels as they are easy to maneuver across soft carpeting.
4) Slow Movement
A thorough cleaning with the vacuum may take seven or more strokes forward and backwards over the carpet. Move the vacuum slowly to allow the suction to remove particles. You may vacuum carpet in any direction; however, if the final strokes are all in one direction, the carpet will have a more uniform appearance.
How To Clean Carpet Like A Pro
Before cleaning your carpet, please remove items from tables or furniture that may fall onto the carpet. The items include, boxes, accessories, newspapers, foot wear etc. Lastly, make sure pets and children are away during the cleaning.
Step 1: Pre-Inspection
Always start with a thorough pre-inspection before proper carpet cleaning. Inspect particular areas taking into consideration carpet construction and stain conditions. Also, take note of any stains that may be permanent.
Step 2: Pre-Vacuum
It is best for your carpet to be properly pre-vacuumed to remove any dry dirt. Removing any dry dirt is a crucial step in proper carpet cleaning.
Step 3: Pre-Spray & Pre-Spot
Frequent carpet spots are treated with a hot chemical pre-spray for more effective dirt and stain removal.
Step 4: Extract & Rinse
After the stain has been loosened, a dirt extraction process will properly clean the carpet with a chemical rinsing agent. Pressure and heat may be regulated so the carpet is not soaking wet. Clean with a water temperature between 80 to 90 degrees.
Step 5: Post Inspection
It is important to walk through the carpet and give it a final check for any stubborn spots.