Carpet is still a popular floor covering in modern homes. Modern design and manufacturing techniques give us rugs to suit any design or lifestyle choice. Unfortunately, many rugs don’t last as long as they should due to poor carpet maintenance. Here are some simple rug care tips to help your rugs last longer.
Reduces dirt stains
Sand and sand cut carpet fibers like scissors. Most of the sand and sand in rugs comes from dirt and soil in shoes. The best way to keep sand from getting on your carpet is to make sure people take off their shoes before going home. The front porch is a great place to take off your shoes. If you don’t have a porch, consider creating a space next to your door for people to take off their shoes and put them away. There is also a cute touch on the panel asking you to take your shoes off.
Vacuuming regularly is the most important step in removing dirt from your carpets. Vacuuming removes most of the surface dirt from the carpet before it can penetrate deep into the carpet from a surface that cannot be vacuumed.
All used carpets should be vacuumed at least once a week. With regular use of the room, the frequency should be increased. Children’s playroom; Dining rooms and hallways should be vacuumed daily. If you have pets, carpets should be vacuumed daily to remove pet dander and dandruff.
Scheduled professional carpet cleaning
All rugs should be professionally cleaned every 1 to 2 years. There are three reasons why your carpet should be cleaned by a professional.
Hard stains and stains like tea, coffee and red wine. A professional carpet should remove these stains with a detergent. You will have access to chemical treatments and specialized equipment to safely deal with severe stains like coffee and red wine. Many stains can remain permanent if not treated properly.
After 12 months, the dirt, bacteria and contaminants that have avoided vacuuming regularly should be cleaned from or on your carpet. Each time you walk on the carpet, the deep sand particles press against the fiber of the carpet and start to pull them apart. If these sand particles are not removed regularly, your carpet will wear out faster than it should.