Carpet steam clean? Save money and forget the professional clean with these carpet tips.
Now there are lots of tricks that you can adapt to preserve that perfect carpet you spent hours deliberating with your partner over in the local carpet shop…the most obvious of them being to buy a rug. This, however, detracts from the beautifully plush choice and doesn’t stop the rug getting contaminated by all the careless individuals that don’t pay the bills at home, namely the kids and dog. Well never fear as your DIY tips are here.
Learn how to keep your carpet looking new with there tips.
1. Keep the dirt out
This one might seem like a no-brainer, but this simple rule could save your hallway. As the first step into the home, the hallway often suffers from the worst stains, from mud to snow and rain, all of that dirt is tracked into the carpet at the front door. Take the shoes off and leave them at the door, if not outside then carry them to the cupboard.
Don’t just mop the hard floors, don’t forget to hoover the carpet, not just weekly or monthly, but as often as dirt accumulates. This one is up to you but the longer you leave dirt in the carpet the more ingrained it will become. Follow this up with a professional carpet steam clean as often as 4 times a year to keep the carpets looking fresh and clean.
3. Spot Clean
A lot of new carpets come with “Stain Warranties.” that doesn’t mean that you can throw the ketchup and mustard around. You still have to clean up spills and spots from the carpet so make sure they don’t dry in. If a spot stays in the fabric indefinitely it can oxidize into a permanent stain. (A stain is a spot that won’t come out, so adopt a clean as you go method o looking after your carpet
4. Rotate Furniture
Prevent high traffic areas wearing out your new carpet by moving the furniture. Not only will it keep the carpet looking new but also have the home feeling a little different without the big money spend on a new sofa or rug.