Learn How You can Extend the Life and Appearance of Your Carpet.
After 16 years of providing our services of carpet care and cleaning, we have learned a great deal about how to increase the longevity of your carpets. Here are some facts on maintaining your carpet.
Carpet Maintenance Facts
Broken pipe, too much rain, high tide? Water where it is not supposed to be can do real damage and, if mildew starts, can be a real health risk too!
Daily Care Makes the Difference
Daily maintenance includes spot removal and vacuum cleaning. Select an efficient vacuum cleaner that removes soil and offers a high-efficiency filtration system. Less efficient vacuums allow soil to pass through the vacuum bag and become airborne. These airborne soils then settle on other surfaces. Carpet should be vacuumed a minimum of twice weekly. Traffic lanes and areas near exterior doors should be vacuumed daily. These areas are where the bulk of household soil is trapped. Failure to vacuum these areas regularly may lead to permanent carpet damage.
Not All Carpet Cleaners Are The Same
Never select a carpet cleaning company solely based on price. Carpet cleaning is not as cheap as some would like you to think. Their technique is to advertise a low price to get you to call them, so they can push their low-quality, ineffective goods at higher prices than what the real professionals charge. Thorough carpet cleaning is not cheap, but it will extend the useful life of your investment and care for your carpeting in a way that will save you money in the long run.
All Carpets Need Care
Some carpets do hide soil more than others, but that does not mean there is no soil to be removed. All soil, whether hidden or not, acts as an abrasive. It can result in early wear, loss of fiber protection and even some loss of color.