Having your carpets professionally cleaned ensures that your carpet is the deepest down cleanest clean that it can get. It is recommended that you have your carpets professionally cleaned at least once a year, more if you have high traffic or small children or pets. Top tier professional carpet cleaners use industrial truck mounted systems with eco-friendly and family friendly solutions. Only a professional cleaning done by highly trained pros can get your carpet truly dirt and dust free. So after the pros come in and do their cleaning magic what do you do to maintain it?
The best thing you can do to keep your carpets fresh longer is to vacuum regularly. Did you know there is a proper way to vacuum? Learn more about it by reading our blog post about proper vacuuming. Vacuuming at least once a week is a great way to maintain carpets after and between professional cleanings and more often in high traffic areas.
Preventive measures to keep carpet clean will also go a long way in keeping carpets fresh and prolonging the life of the carpet. Place door mats at every entrance on both the indoor and outdoor side. Remind family members to wipe their feet before entering the home. You can also take it a step further and have a no shoe policy in your home. Most of the dirt on our floors is tracked in from outside on the soles of our shoes.
Clean spills as soon as they happen. Have plenty of clean white cloths or good quality paper towels on hand just for the purpose of spot cleaning should a spill occur.
One year after your have your cleaning it will be time to have the pros come in again. Regular professional cleaning comes with so many benefits including prolonging the life of one of the most expensive finishes in your home. Carpet manufactures make sure to include a suggestion to have your carpet professionally cleaned on a regular basis because it is so beneficial in keeping your carpet at its best.