Garage to House: How to Keep Your Carpets Clean

Posted on May 4, 2013

carpet cleaningMost of us want carpeting in our home. It has an array of benefits with it, including offering the home unmatched charm and comfort along with great style and charm. There are many styles and designs of carpet today, making it easy for anyone to style their home in a manner that suits their needs.

One of the biggest complaints with carpet, however, is that it is hard to keep clean. This is true, in some cases, as it seems that sometimes carpet is a big magnet attracting spills and dirt like magic. But, there are so many simple and easy ways that you can keep your carpets cleaned and looking new that this should not even be a big concern in your life.

Whether it is high traffic areas like the living room or even the garage, utilize these tips for keeping your carpets clean. When you do you will certainly enjoy looking at your home from top to bottom!

Replace Your Old Carpet With a new one

First, consider the type of carpet on your floors. If it is old and outdated chances are it will do an even better job of attracting dirt. There are many carpets on the market today and you may want to update it. Choose a stain-resistant carpet if your budget will allow it. This type of carpeting is but a fraction more and greatly reduces the amount of stains the carpet will receive.

Vacuum the Carpet Regularly

You should also have the carpet cleaned regularly. You can do your part in cleaning the carpets by quickly vacuuming any spills that you see and vacuuming the entire home at least one time per week. This also applies to spills and other accidents- take care of t hem as soon as they happen so they do not have the chance to do their destruction to your carpets.

Professional Carpet Cleaners

Even if it does not look like it is dirty, call in a professional cleaner (or use your own steam machine if it is available) at least once every six months. He can tackle that dirt and debris that is trapped underneath the carpets and not visible to the naked eye.

Set rules in order to keep your carpets clean. This could mean taking your shoes off at the front door or eliminating drinks from going into bedrooms. Whatever you feel is necessary to reduce dirt and stains to your carpet is completely legal! As they say an ounce of prevention goes a long way. This applies to more than one area of your life.

As you can see there are an assortment of methods that you can use to help keep your carpets clean. These methods are quick, easy and always affordable. Make sure that you utilize them into your life so that you will love your carpets even longer. It takes so little to keep your floors looking great. It is certainly much more affordable to clean a carpet than it is to replace it, so do not leave out any of these steps!

About the Author:

Neb Aleksic grew up in the garage door business. Since joining Doorcare he has moved up in the ranks, and now oversees a team, in addition to Doorcare’s marketing efforts. He is passionate about what he does, and enjoys the small things in life.

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