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Carpet Care and Cleaning Tips

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Carpet problems

There are many sources of the carpet problems that can occur  some of those are explained that could be of help for you. Some methods to remove the stains and depressions after the furniture.

The quicker you act, the better chance you have of removing any staining that have been placed on the carpet.
Once a stain has dried it is much more difficult to remove, always make sure that it is acted immediately after the stain.

Preventing is Better than Cure

Prevention is best thing to help your carpet on the way to get better life spam and look in your home, removing footwear and placing rugs on some high traffic areas will prove to be very beneficial for your carpets.

 

Furthermore hoovering is of great importance, this will remove dust mites and some soil from your carpet when it is heavily used. Allergenic substances are often dormant in the carpets and it is greatly recommend to hoover at least once a week.

How to remove some common stains:

Most important this when it comes to removing some types of stains is to act on the immediately after they are placed and by this one can proven them being very problematic cot remove in future.

For liquid stains:

 

 

  • remove as much of a liquid as it is possible from the carpet
  • then make sure to use spot remover, or washing up liquid solution with water. Remember to use the absorbing cloth to get the stain out of the carpet rather then rub it inside.

For bulky staining, like food spills:

  • scrape up the food or other stain and makes sure that as much as possible has been removed and then you can apply the procedure from the liquid stains. DO NOT RUB IN.

Before using any cleaning detergent you should always make sure that it will not bleach, this can be done on area that is not visible and by testing your solution there. Furthermore make sure that you know type of your carpet, is it natural or synthetic.

Chewing Gum: press ice cube against the chewing gum, once it is hard it will be easily removable.

Wine: first and most important action is to remove any wine that have not soaked in to the carpet first thing after the spillage. Then you can apply the cleaning solution of your choice.

Removing depressions left in Carpet by furniture

 

One of the very frustration facts about moving your furniture around is the fact that after the move you may have some depression left after the fact and that this may not look very nice. However one can prevent this by using steaming of the carpet, temperature will uplift the fibers and give them some motivation to come back to the original position.

If you do not have any steam generator, you can use some other very old method. Iron, this will provide some great source of the steam to your carpet and by this you can raise the depressions. However make sure that the iron does not touches the carpet and that only the steam is affecting the carpet.

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