HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR CARPETED FLOORS.
A lovely Carpeted floor brings all attention to it. It can be the focal point of your room, lifting it from mundane to spectacular in a matter of minutes. Needless to say, when this carpet starts to get old, the wow factor of your living room also goes down. And since carpets are expensive, it’s not entirely practical to keep replacing them every year. However there are steps to maintain the sparkling quality of your carpets and keep them that way for a long time. Here are some steps to help maintain you carpets.
- Use doormats/ foot mats
The humble doormat does wonders to reduce the amount of sand and dirt tracked into the home. Invest a few dollars in doormats to expand the life of your carpet and keep it clean longer. The doormats helps to first collected any incoming dirt from person coming into the house or office.
- Vacuum and clean daily.
Cleaning up the carpet daily is hygienic for the carpets, if you have difficulty getting to the daily task of vacuuming, then consider purchasing an inexpensive robotic vacuum like those made by iRobot. Daily vacuuming helps pick up dirt and debris before it sinks deep into the carpet. Less dirt helps expands the life span of your carpet.
- Act Quickly When there is stains.
The best way to keep carpets clean, even those that claim to be stain-resistant, and is to act quickly on spills. Soapy water often works very well. In a previous post we spoke about how to clean the stains off your carpet without chemicals. Each type of mess requires a different strategy. Know what works best for your current problem. It might be hydrogen peroxide, dish soap or other types of cleaning.
- Go for a professional cleaning of your carpets every 6 months.
Call for professional cleaning of your carpets. Doing this on a regular basis helps strengthen and maintain your carpet, giving a whole new look.
These steps and many more are vital to maintaining your carpets and giving a long life span.