Spring is here and it is time for a deep cleaning!
Your carpet has probably taken some abuse over the winter, so show it some love.
Here are some tips to refresh your carpet…
Move The Furniture
The weight of your furniture will leave grooves, dimples and dents in your carpet over time. Moving furniture just an inch or two each Spring will allow your carpet to and recover from the weight.
Vacuuming The Right Way
Weekly vacuuming is needed for any carpet. Spring-cleaning is a good time to assess whether you’re vacuuming effectively. Empty your vacuum canister or bag. Vacuums work best when the bag is half full or less.
You may be tempted to get your cleaning over with quickly, but a vacuum works best when you move across the floor slowly. That lets the vacuum to lift dirt trapped in the fibers so your carpet will be as clean as your vaccum can get it.
After a long winter of having the doors and windows closed, every home can use a little refreshing. To make your carpet smell fresh, you can make your own deodorizer. Pick your favorite essential oil and thoroughly mix 10 to 20 drops into a box of baking soda. Shake it up and sprinkle the baking soda mix on the carpet and let it to sit for about 10 minutes. Then vacuum it up and enjoy the fresh scent!
Deep Clean Carpets
Every spring, you should have your carpets cleaned professionally. A professional cleaning can completely rid your carpet of stains, stubborn dirt, and bacteria that have accumulated over the winter. You should always use a professional steam cleaner because at home systems can leave a layer of moisture that does not get dried thoroughly and can cause mold to grow underneath your carpet.