Common questions and answers in dealing with carpet cleaning and maintenance are found here.
Can excessive water damage my carpets?
The amount of water damage that your carpets can withstand depends largely on what type of carpets they are. Persian rugs should be kept dry as much as possible since they shrink easily, while your average rug can take a bit of a beating. It’s better to keep carpets dry if you can, but if it is applied properly and intentionally, water shouldn’t damage a carpet.
When is the best time for deep carpet cleaning?
It is important for carpets to get thoroughly cleaned in the spring and fall. The spring cleaning will help to reduce the level of pollen and mites while that in the fall will get rid of the dust and dirt accumulated during the summer. If you have family members with respiratory conditions or live in an area with high levels of pollen and/or dust, you may consider more frequent cleaning.
When using carpet cleaning solutions, what should I do first?
Carpet cleaning solutions are made to be used in getting rid of stains, dust, dirt and odors that may be in your carpets. There are commercial manufactured solutions and some are manufactured with organic substances. When using these solutions, first try using them in a small hidden area of the carpet to see if the carpet is affected by the solution.
How can I avoid a spill to become a stain on my carpet?
Accidental spills in your carpet are unavoidable but should not be alarming. Specialists from our firm suggest you deal with spills immediately so that they will not become stains on your carpet. All you have to do is soak dry your carpets with kitchen towels and try to get as much of the liquid as possible. Do not rub the spills as it may cause them to spread.