Keeping your carpet in the best condition is ongoing task, but maintaining your flooring well can greatly help its longevity. There are many ways in which you can keep your carpet looking clean and beautiful, try out the following:
Use Area Rugs and Runners
One of the main ways in which you can keep your carpet looking great is to avoid the wear and tear normal life brings. By using runners and area rugs in places that receive foot traffic, you can be sure to keep those problems under control. It also gives you the opportunity to inject some color and revitalize your dÃ©cor.
This seems like a no brainer, but in order to keep your carpets fresh you need to get rid of any dirt and dust within the fibers. You should vacuum at least once a week and more so in area of high footfall.
Clean up any Spills Immediately!
The longer you leave a stain, the more ingrained the dirt becomes in the fibers. Dab the stain (don't scrub!) and then use carpet cleaner if necessary.
Take Shoes Off
This is a good habit to get both your family and guests into, as shoes bring in all kinds of dirt from outside. Just be sure to have slippers to keep your toes toasty!
Keep your Pets Clean
Of course you can never completely control your pet's behavior and actions, that's why we love them! You can however try and make sure you clean off their paws as soon as possible â€“ especially if they're headed onto your new carpet. You should vacuum more regularly to content with their hairs and use repellents if you want to make them avoid areas.
Use Baking Soda
Before vacuuming sprinkle some baking soda on the carpet as it does a great job of absorbing odors, keeping your carpet super fresh for longer. Try not to use carpets powders as they tend to leave a residue.
Test Products Before
Before using any carpet cleaner test it out on an inconspicuous area so you're sure it's compatible.
Get a Reputable Professional Company to Help
Finally, you should look into getting your carpets professionally cleaned once a year. Check reviews online to ensure you're getting the best service for your money.
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