Keeping Clean – Rugs and Carpets

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Preventing dirt to get into the carpets is the first step in maintaining cleanness on carpets and to do that is to put up a shoes-off rule in the house and putting doormats at all entries in the house. By doing this preventive move, vacuuming will be less burdensome since it will just be devoted to getting the grit that is embedded in the carpet. It is important that carpets be subjected to frequent vacuuming and if the vacuuming is not regular, the degree of vacuum passes must be doubled for three months. Learn more about Carpet Cleaning Cranston RI, go here.

Cleaning carpets is a full-time job, so here are guide tips to make cleaning done in a professional way. Find out for further details on Upholstery Cleaning Barrington RI right here.

If the carpet is synthetic, the routine care of vacuuming must be focused in removing the grit with multiple passes in varying directions and, at the same time, change bag when half-full. When there’s a liquid spill, clean promptly using a blot technique which is covering the area with a clean towel or a thick pad of paper towels and then press down with your hand and repeat until all the liquid has been absorbed. If possible the deep cleaning job be done by professional cleaning company since the process will need an extraction machine.

If your carpet is made of wool, vacuuming will not be suitable here as the yarn may fuzz, so use a floor tool instead. Liquid spills are cleaned by misting with water, then afterwards blotting it out.

Just like carpets, rugs need to be maintained and regularly cleaned so they can last for years. The first step in cleaning a rug is to vacuum it first on both sides to remove all loose dirt. Test first your rug for colorfastness using a small rug shampoo solution on a small area of the rug and find out if the colors run or not. After testing, shampoo the rug using a sponge or brush, lathering it deeply and allowing the solution to penetrate into the rug for several minutes before rinsing. Use a garden hose to rinse thoroughly the rug until it is clear of the shampoo solution. After rinsing, squeeze the water out of the rug using a squeegee and following the direction of the rug’s nap. Put the rug flat on a surface to dry and once it is dry, flip it over so the other side will be dry, too, or you can have it hang-dry. By using a soft brush, loosen the fibers of the newly dried rug.

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