Carpet vacuum maintenance. A great looking carpet is perhaps one of the best interior addition you can make to your home or business. Straight away you add a finishing touch and warmth to any living room or bedroom and even an office. BUT, this investment needs loving and attention to keep them in their best appearance, you need to invest adequate time and effort in carpet cleaning and vacuuming the carpets to prolong the carpets life span. A lot of people seem to think that leaving the carpet to fend for itself will not have any consequences. Unfortunately, that is not true. Even a rug can almost hold its weight in dust unless adequately taken care of and cleaned. Here are a few ways that you can extend the life of your carpets and rugs.
- Frequent vacuuming – a lot of people think vacuuming is unnecessary and mostly a waste of time. This type of carpet cleaning, however, is essential for keeping surface dust and dirt to a minimum, thus limiting the access of solid particles to the fibres. The ideal frequency of vacuuming depends on the use of the carpet. An excellent general guideline you can follow is twice a week and is the best way to improve the appearance of carpets and also reduce the overall amount of allergens that may develop in the fibres.
Vacuum cleaning has the potential to prolong the life of your carpet, and it is the easiest method for carpet maintenance you can do by yourself.
- Have the carpet professionally cleaned by Mark at Evolution Group Carpet Cleaning and Pest Control even if you are regular in your efforts, you will still need to have the carpet cleaned by IICRC accredited professionals every now and then. With the Hot Water extraction method you can be rest assured the carpet will be deep cleaned and sanitised and heathier for you and your family or work colleagues.
- Don’t let dirt track inside – to prolong the life of your carpet; you can limit the amount of dust and dirt that ends up inside your home. The best way to do this is to place a mat at the front door for people to wipe their shoes off. Even ask your visitors to leave their shoes at the front door.
- Don’t let stains linger on the carpet; Another way to preserve your carpet is to address stains as soon as possible. The more they sit, the harder they become to remove. It is also essential to address such issues, in the correct manner by only blotting and not rubbing them. Ensure the stain removal product you want to use is safe for your carpet before you apply it.
By following these cleaning tips, you can bet your carpet will remain in a good condition for a long time to come. A clean tidy fresh looking carpet speaks volumes on first appearance for visitors.
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