CARPET CARE & MAINTENANCE
Now that you have carpet you love, it's time to keep it looking exceptional.
Carpet Care in Elizabethtown, KY
Thanks to modern innovation, it’s never been easier to purchase amazing carpet options that are stylish, long-lasting, and easy to maintain. With regular care and maintenance, as well as taking the appropriate steps to protect the surface, the carpet in your home will serve your family well and continue to look amazing for years. Remember to always check with your carpet manufacturer’s care guidelines beforehand, but here are some additional valuable tips for cleaning and protecting your floors:
Preventative Carpet Care
It’s always helpful to have residents and guests remove footwear by the door on a designated mat or rack to prevent footprints, scuffs, and debris from reaching your carpet. Added area rugs will also help protect your carpet surface from dirt, moisture, accidents, and foot traffic, especially in your entranceways and hallways to remove particles and catch outdoor elements. If you have pets in the home, you should trim pet nails and claws to avoid snags in the carpet and creating tears, brush your cats and dogs regularly to reduce pet dander, and make sure to complete house-training before your pets can spend time on carpet. Place felt or nylon pads under all furniture legs and always lift or use a dolly when moving heavy furniture in the home.
Always remove loose dirt and dust regularly as both a cleaning and precautionary step. Removing particles from the surface will prevent abrasion, damage to the finish, and restore a vibrant appearance. The Carpet and Rug Institute recommends that carpet be vacuumed one time per week for every household member including pets. Invest in the right vacuum cleaner that matches your carpet type to most effectively remove damaging particles. Avoid using a vacuum cleaner with a beater bar to prevent damage to delicate carpet fibers and check your flooring manufacturer’s warranty and recommendations before investing in a robot vacuum cleaner.
Carpet Spill Treatment
Always treat spills as quickly as possible with warm water to prevent permanent stains from forming and moisture absorption. Remove any solid material with a spoon, starting from the outside of the spill and working in. Blot the liquid stain with paper towels or a white towel, using warm water to remove the stain. If warm water does not remove the stain, always consult your manufacturer’s guidelines to find a gentle approved cleaner that will maintain your carpet warranty. Test any gentle cleaning solution in a less noticeable area first and avoid using any harsh cleaning products.
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