How to Clean Your Carpet 

As of today, many household are using different carpets to decorate or to suit their comfort and style in their own home. A carpet is a heavy, often tufted piece of fabric used as a covering for the floor. As its definition suggests, a carpet has a lot of fabric to make cozy, thick and warm. A home is more comfortable and snug when it has a carpet on its floors because it provides warmth and a sense of relaxation. Nowadays, there are various designs and styles of carpets that are sold in the market. They come in different colors and textures which makes it a very easy piece to decorate your home with.


Unfortunately, this thick and heavy fabric needs to be cleaned regularly. Because of how much fabric is in it, dusts, food particles, microorganisms and other stuff could be hiding in it. These things might cause a disorder of some kind or even an epidemic in the house. It can cause various diseases like allergies and skin disorders if not maintained well. This is why there is a need to clean the carpet in your own home.

1. Regularly Vacuum It

Professional carpet-cleaners say that the most effective and fastest way for you to clean out your carpet is to vacuum it regularly. They suggest vacuuming it three or more times per week. And if you are situated in the big cities with more dust and pollution everywhere then you should be vacuuming it daily.  Another tip is to always make sure that everyone removes their shoes whenever they go inside your home.

Cleaning your carpet would not only help you with your health but also, it would make your carpet last longer. Regularly cleaned carpets lasts a long time compared to other carpets that are taken for granted. It saves you your family’s health and some money too!

Professional carpet-cleaners also pointed out that the quality and kind of your vacuum cleaner also play a big role in the success of cleaning your carpets. An upright vacuum removes deeply situated dirt and a vacuum with a big canister and a beater-bar head also does the job but you have to make sure that the head is free of any thread or fuzz for maximum usage.

But whatever you pick, the motor of the vacuum is the most important thing to consider. It must be powerful so that it would suction out all the dirt and other debris that might be in your carpet. You should check the suctioning part of your vacuum regularly to find out if there are blockages or other unnecessary things that might stop it from functioning well.

2. Know What Your Carpet is Made Of

There are many tips and tricks in where you can clean your carpet successfully, when you go to your local hardware to find a machine, you must be knowledgeable about what your carpet is made out of so that you will be able to pick the right cleaning solution for it and when you finally get it, test it on a spot where it cannot be seen regularly so that if it leaves any color or marks, it would not be totally obvious.

Don’t be a self-proclaimed professional, so you must follow correctly the instructions in your machine and on the detergent or solution. When you start cleaning, make sure to open all your windows to avoid suffocation and you must have a fan to help your carpet dry out quickly. It is very important to keep the moisture away as quick as possible.

3. Removing Remote Stain

And for remote stains, it is recommended to get rid of it as soon as possible before it can settle to the material of the carpet. One best way to get rid of this dirt is to try not to wipe it away; you must blot the stain for it not to go deeper into the carpet or smudged all over it. There are also things that you can use to remove some stains that can be found on your home counters.

For example, your child accidentally dropped a gum in your well-loved carpet, what you can do is make it hard using an ice cube before you snoop it right off so that you could prevent it from spreading all around your favorite carpet. Another example is when there are foul stains on your carpet; you can mix equal measurements of vinegar and warm water and then apply it with a cloth in the affected area.

Keeping your carpet clean is very important; it saves you money and it save your health. You just have to follow these steps and you can make it happen yourself.



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