With the winter season upon us, it is important to make sure your carpets are as clean as they can be. Nothing is more embarrassing than hosting an event with a dirty carpet that presents a musty smell in the room from being dirty. Winter is a good time to get a good carpet cleaning because there is a high chance that dirt and debris will get dragged into the house and get in your carpets. Some of the debris you may find in your carpet this winter include snow and ice melt, dirt, ice melt, sand or kitty litter as they stick to the bottom of shoes. Here are three carpet cleaning tips for this winter to keep your carpet looking good as new.
3 Carpet Cleaning Tips For Winter
Entrance mats are a great benefit to have in your home. By having entrance mats you have started to prevent outside elements from getting our carpet dirty. Entrance mats will help keep your carpet clean by trapping moisture, dirt, and rock salt. Dirt is the biggest threat to your carpet’s longevity, so the more dirt that is on your carpet the faster the fibers in your carpet will degrade. To lengthen the life of your carpet consider purchasing an entrance mat to stop outside elements from entering your home.
When it comes to the holiday season, making sure the entire house is clean tends to increase to make sure everything is perfect for parties and gatherings. One cleaning technique that works great and is vacuuming, and there are two reasons this simple cleaning technique is also a good carpet cleaning method. Vacuuming can remove any outside debris, but can also improve the air quality of your home and room the carpet is in. Carpets act like sponges when it comes to odors as they absorb dust, dirt, and allergens in the air. By increasing the amount you vacuum your carpet in the winter, you will remove dust and dirt that is trapped in the fibers of your carpet and improve your space’s air quality.
Shampoo & Steam Cleaning
Carpet shampooing and steam cleaning provide a deeper and thorough cleaning. While vacuuming is great for surface cleaning, shampooing and steam cleaning will give your carpet a deeper cleaning. Steam cleaning involves hot water extraction which removes the dirt. Shampooing will brighten the colors of your carpets to make sure they look new regardless of the carpets age. Performing this deeper cleaning can prevent discoloration on your carpet as ice melters can affect the color of your carpet if no deep cleaning is implemented.
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