Carpet Cleaning Basics

The most neglected chore in your home is floor carpeting. Carpet cleaning goes beyond simply vacuuming and getting rid off any debris stuck in the carpet fiber. You will need to choose the right carpet shampoo and decide whether you want to have someone else do it.

Carpet cleaning should begin with the type of shampoo you use. There are two types of carpet shampoos: liquid and dry. The type of shampoo you choose depends on the factors. Dry shampoos are best for carpet cleaning if the carpet is new. This preserves the carpet’s thick and soft fibers. Carpets with old, lumpy or grimy fibers will require liquid shampoos to clean them. These shampoos can be used to soak up dirt and leave the carpet smelling fresh and clean.

A professional could be a good idea if you have a lot of wall-to-wall carpeting, which can be difficult to clean. Although professional carpet cleaning can be expensive, it is not necessary to spend a lot of time and they will choose the best shampoo for you. You can also suggest a specific scent or hypoallergenic carpet shampoo. Professional cleaners often offer alternatives to traditional cleaning products. They use environmentally friendly products that are safe for you and your family.

These are some tips to help you save money on carpet cleaning.

1. Plan ahead to save time and energy. Preparing your carpet washing materials in one bucket, and using a protective gown and apron as well as gloves and a face mask for cleaning, is a smart move.

2. Before using carpet cleaners, make sure you read the label. Never combine products. Always read the package instructions.

3. Take away all furniture and other items that may be affecting the carpet’s surface. As you clean the carpet, tell your family members to stay out of the room.

4. To remove any debris stuck to the carpet fibers, vacuum the carpet first.

5. Begin cleaning the area closest to the door. Use liquid carpet shampoo to clean the area. Prepare the vacuum once you have finished cleaning the entire room. Clean the room immediately and dry it well.

6. Carpet stains can be common, so take the time to clean them. It is possible to use another cleaner to remove the grime, but vinegar or baking soda paste are great alternatives. Use equal parts vinegar and water to clean the stain.

7. Let everything dry after cleaning the carpet.

Carpet cleaning can be done quickly and easily if you prepare everything ahead of time. You can find a high-quality carpet cleaning service in your area by searching the Yellow Pages or the internet.
Northern Beaches Carpet Cleaning
90 Mona Vale Rd, Warriewood NSW 2102
(02) 8311 0608