We are sure you will like the carpet cleaning tips from Ménage Total. Simple and easy tips make sure the carpet will look new and will also help protect the fibers from the wear and tear. Moreover, extend the life and quality of the carpet.
Regular vacuuming will in fact help in keeping the carpets look clean. It will remove the dust, dirt and moreover soil that destroys the carpet fibres overall.
Removing and Cleaning Spills
If you don’t have a homemade stain remover to hand, then place some paper towels over the stain and clean.
Don’t Rub Hard
If there is anything that has the potential to make a stain even more difficult to remove, it is rubbing it. Vigorously and hard rubbing a stain also increases the chances of spreading the stain into the surrounding carpet fibres. Gently rub and remove the stain and spills.
Removing Candle Wax
Candle wax can be the cause of much tearing out of the carpet. Some customers have even hacked and snipped away at the wax and carpet with scissors in order to remove brightly coloured candle wax. Simply take a blunt knife and slide it under the wax and remove as many waxes will easily come away. Then put a couple of paper towels on top of the remaining wax and, using an iron, run the iron over the spot (covered by the towels). The wax should come away and transfer to the cloths.
Clearing The Stain
There are many ways of making your own stain remover. Some possible ingredients include baking powder and white vinegar. Some professional carpet cleaning companies sell their own general purpose stain removers and these are usually safe and very effective.
If you insist on hiring a rental machine, be very careful not to over-wet your carpets. Use as little water as possible and ensure your house is adequately ventilated. Saturated carpets can shrink and cause some pretty horrible odours due to the growth of mould.
Professional and regular carpet cleaning extends the life of quality carpets and ultimately saves the money. It also keeps the carpets looking beautifully clean if carried out regularly. More importantly, it helps improve the health of your home and reduce allergens.
Premium quality carpet protection helps to protect the flooring from stains and spills and ensures common stains are easier to remove. It helps prevent dry soil from bonding to the fibres and causing permanent damage. I would recommend a carpet protector if the carpet is in a particular area that is exposed to high traffic such as hallways and stairs.