Carpet Cleaning

Carpets are one of the biggest dust and dirt collectors in a house. This makes them the perfect places for mites and microbes to evolve. And everybody knows that these microscopic things may cause really serious health issues such as skin allergies, asthma and other respiratory problems.

Keeping a carpet clean is really important if you want to keep your family healthy. Of course, prevention has always been the best way to do it. Prevention in this case means maintaining the carpets clean. Once you get them professionally cleaned by cleaners Barnsbury all you have to do will be just vacuuming and eventually removing some small spill stains.

As stains are mentioned, many people start cleaning the entire carpet when a stain happens, especially when it is new, which is wrong. Do not shampoo a new carpet until it is absolutely necessary. There is a protective coating on most new carpets. Some coatings permanently resist stains, but many are washed away with the first shampoo. After the first shampoo, the carpet will get drier much faster and it will have to be cleaned more often.

When cleaning a carpet, do not move couches, chairs, pianos, or other heavy furniture. It does not get so dirty under those areas.

The method of carpet cleaning that professional cleaners Becontree appreciate does not use a commercial shampoo. As a matter of fact, you will not even need to rent or buy a carpet shampooer, so think of all the money that can be saved. Better use homemade solutions as they cannot cause so much damage as the commercial ones can. Mix together in a bucket ½ cup of ammonia, ½ cup of cleaning solvent and ½ gallon of warm water. For low-pile carpets use old bath towels. Use a nylon brush for shag carpets. Do not use bristle brush or you will be picking bristles out of the carpet forever.

A rule of thumb is to vacuum regularly and remove stains immediately. Keep up to this rule and your carpet will look as new for a very long time.

November 18, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning


Lisa Header is a housewife who really doesn't like cleaning. That is why she always looks for tips to ease the cleaning process and doesn't mind to share them with other people.

This author has published 65 articles so far.

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