No matter how clean we think we keep our home, sooner or later carpet cleaning is a necessity. If you have any type of carpeting in your home, whether wall-to-wall or area rugs, deep cleaning is a good idea every 12 to 18 months. You best bet is to hire a professional.
If your living room looks a bit like your landscaping, then it’s time to update that green shag. But, if you haven’t been carpet shopping recently, you may be overwhelmed by the many choices.
There are many reasons why carpets should not be neglected. Doug Berjer product manager for CFR, manufacturers of recycling portable carpet extractors, offers these top ten reasons to have carpets cleaned year round.
Your carpet could contain up to 4 times its weight in dirt. And could be up to 4,000 times dirtier than your toilet seat.
Regular vacuuming removes some of this dirt, but much of it settles deep into the pile beyond the reach of traditional vacuums and home-based carpet cleaning equipment. Unfortunately those embedded dirt particles act like microscopic pieces of sandpaper, abrading the fiber, creating mats and frizzing, and permanently damaging the pile.