Did you use the services of a local carpet cleaner? If you enjoy the way the carpets in your home look now, you need to start a few new habits to keep your carpets plush and fresh. Read the rest of the tips in this post to find out what to start doing.
Don’t Wear Shoes in Your Home
The bottoms of your shoes bring in the most dirt in your home and when you walk in your home with your shoes on you add a fine layer of dirt to your carpets. Over time, that builds up and your carpets start to look dingy. To prevent this, put a small shoe rack by your front door and have everyone put their shoes there before they walk in the home. This will make your professionally cleaned carpet stay clean a lot longer.
Roll Out the Welcome Mat
A good welcome mat can capture a lot of dirt. After you take your shoes off, wipe your feet off on your welcome mat. You should encourage visitors who won’t take their shoes off before they come into your home to use it.
Wipe Down Puppy Paws
Sweet little puppy paws are cute as can be, but they do bring dirt in the home. In order to prevent this, just wipe down your dog’s paws with a clean cloth or natural baby wipe before they come in the house. It may take a minute but it’ll keep your carpets looking good for the long run.
Don’t Bring Food or Drink in Carpeted Areas
An easy way to prevent carpet stains is stop them from ever happening. You can do this by not bringing food and beverages into carpeted areas in your home such as your living room and bedroom. If you eat all of your meals at your dining room or kitchen table you’ll prevent a lot of stains from happening before they start. It may sound inconvenient to not eat in from your t.v. set, but cleaning up carpet stains is no fun either. So keep your food and drinks out of carpeted areas and your carpets will last a lot longer.
Vacuum, Your Carpets Every Single Day
Daily vacuuming will keep your carpets looking good. Simply vacuum at the end of the day after everyone has come in the house. If you do this, your high traffic areas will stay clean and fresh looking.
Clean Up Carpet Stains as Soon as They Happen
The longer a stain sits, the harder it is to remove. So as soon as one happens, clean it up. You can either do it yourself or have a professional carpet cleaner do it for you. It’s really up to you, but get it done as soon as it happens.
Opr for Scotch Guard
Most professional carpet cleaners will offer scotch guard application as part of their carpet cleaning service. If they do you should definitely take advantage of it. This will safeguard your carpets against stains and dirt, so go for it. Sure it costs more, but it’ll help keep your carpets looking great, so do it.
This guest post was written by Chai at:
Honor Carpet Cleaning
5264 SE Horseshoe Point Rd Stuart, FL 34997