Carpet cleaning Tips and Tricks

If you have ever held a party in your house, you know the difficulties that arise when cleaning the carpet and rugs after visitors have left. When the carpet and rugs are dirty, there are two options, either you call a carpet cleaner or rug doctor, or you start cleaning yourself. There are tricks that help to accomplish this.

Take time to vacuum

When you have visitors, there are chances that they will leave dirt, like soil on your carpet. Removing the dirt from the carpet surface, before it gets trapped is important. Use repetitive and slow motion strokes with your vacuum cleaner that are overlapping. Make sure you are going to the edges where dirt tends to accumulate. Make sure vacuuming is done at least once a week. However, if you have visitors, you can vacuum the next day.

Treat the stains well

Most of the carpets bought locally are manufactured in the US. This means they are finished for stain resistance. There are cases when people stain the carpet using ice cream drips, tea drips and others. This leaves your carpet with marks that make it look awkward. So, whenever the carpet is stained, make sure that you are cleaning the spot right away. Scoop the solids from the carpet immediately and then blot the stain liquids using a towel. Use the best stain removal technique for each stain.

Use cleansers

Some stains are hard to clean, and one needs to use cleaning agents and other washing liquids. These solutions work on carpet fibers to remove dirt. After cleaning the carpet with solutions, make sure that the area is rinsed using warm water. Dry the carpet to prevent odor.

Steam cleaning

A good way you can clean the carpet is to use steam cleaning where the homeowner uses high pressure vacuuming and detergents. You can either rent a  machine if you do not have it or call a professional cleaning company. A carpet cleaning solutions is also used to make sure that rugs are left with a clean smell. Steam cleaning is the best method for emergency cleaning.

Although you can do the cleaning at home by yourself, it is always better to call a cleaning company in your area as they generally have the skills and trained staff that can help to remove the hard to crack dirt from your carpet within a few minutes. Before hiring the rug doctor, make sure that you are carrying out research about the services offered and reading client reviews.

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