Thursday, July 2, 2015

Guide and Tips when Cleaning the Carpet

We'll let’s get to the basics of carpet cleaning:

Carpets must to be vacuumed once a week and more often in areas of heavy traffic. Regular vacuuming extends the life span of your carpet by preventing a buildup of persistent particles that can cut carpet fibers. Every few weeks, take a little extra time and use your split tool for cleaning around radiators and baseboards and in other hard-to-reach places.

To vacuum wall-to-wall carpeting, divide the floor into quadrants and vacuum an entire quadrant before moving on to the next. Take your time when you vacuum a carpet, particularly a plush carpet in which dirt is sure to be deeply set in. One pass with a high-powered upright is not enough. Go over each section of carpeting number of times, and work gradually to allow the pressure to remove all the ground-in dust and dirt. Pay special attention to the areas where people sit and move their feet.

Vacuum these parts of heavy traffic with a crisscross pattern of overlapping strokes. Soil retardants can be used to new carpets or to newly cleaned carpets. Follow manufacturers' guide and advice. Apply soil retardants only with professional equipment using the suggested application methods. Add baking soda to the bag in your vacuum to fight odors. Scents are one thing -- spots and spills are quite another. Spots and spills happen to just about every carpet and can be hard to remove.

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