3 Carpet Cleaning Facts to Be Aware To Protect Your Carpets

When you purchase a new carpet, the last thing you want to do is to think about having to replace it in a few years time.  That mere thought can cause shudders to pass through your body.  And having to clean it frequently doesn’t sit that well either. Here are 3 carpet cleaning facts to follow to give your carpets the best protection you possibly can.

Family (2)(1) The Right Carpet

You have to play it smart right from the beginning and choose the best carpet type for the needs of you and your family.  Yes, the amazing variety of carpets available out there can be a bit mind boggling:  shag, pile, plush, etc., but you will considerably narrow down your choices once you begin to seriously consider the requirements for a carpet to specifically be in the fabric and style that will best suit your home and the activities that go on there.

Making the correct choice for carpeting for your home is vital to the future protection of your carpet.  If you should make the wrong choice, and select a carpet for beauty rather than practicality, it might not be able to withstand the wear and tear of daily life in your household.  This could result in matting, fraying, and ultimately tearing of the carpet, as well as ground in grime and debris that leave your carpet looking shabby regardless of what you do to protect it and keep it clean.

(2) Mats

Another excellent tip is to buy a welcome mat for both the front and back entrances of your home.  This will provide a place for people to wipe their feet when wearing boots or shoes that are caked in mud or dirt and when the weather is bad outside.  It should help prevent the nastiness of the outdoors in winter and fall from being tracked into your home and across your new carpet.

Also, you can keep your carpet from becoming scruffy and flattened so that it looks worn out before its time, by placing a throw rug on areas that take a special beating because of people sitting there, like in front of the television.

(3) Vacuum WeeklyFamily (3)

Especially if your carpet is in a high traffic area, it’s essential that you make the effort to vacuum it thoroughly at least once a week.  Sometimes when life gets too busy and you just don’t have the time or feel too tired to be bothered, while it’s perfectly understandable in this hectic world of ours, you should still make the effort, because it really does matter. Just use strong back and forth movements to firmly suck dirt and debris from your carpet in a rhythmic manner.



Mark Long is a freelance writer who worked for carpetcleaningkings.com.au, when he was starting out and is familiar not only with the tactics of the carpeting cleaning industry, but with the operations of CarpetcleaningKingsof Australia.

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  1. Great post! It’s important to have your carpet cleaned on a regular basis to keep your house in prime condition. Having your floor cleaned by a professional cleaning company can make your carpet last longer. Thanks so much for sharing!

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