Category: Carpet Maintenance Tips

Is Vacuuming Your Carpet Enough?

Vacuuming Carpets

Most people think if they vacuum their carpets regularly then that’s “enough” to keep them clean. Is it? Probably not. If you truly want to keep your carpet clean, you should have it professionally steam cleaned. In fact, if you were to consider carpet company warranties, most require professional steam cleaning every 12 to 24… Read more »

Replacing Vs. Repairing Your Carpet

Repairing or Replacing Your Carpet

There comes a point in every homeowner’s life when they ask themselves this question: “Should I repair or replace my carpet?” Well, consider how your current carpeting looks right now. Are there burn marks from cigarette ashes? Is the carpet frayed? Do you have discoloration spots? How about harsh stains, especially from things like wine… Read more »

Signs You Are in Need of a New Carpet

Removing Carpeting

If you’re like most people, you don’t replace your carpeting that often. Generally, carpets are meant to last five to fifteen years, though plenty of people keep them long after that. Eventually, though, there comes a time when it’s “just time” to get new carpeting. What are some signs you need a new carpet? Indicators… Read more »

How Often Should You Clean Your Carpets?

Carpet is an extremely popular floor covering in houses, apartments and businesses. There are many reasons for carpet’s enduring popularity, including aesthetics, durability, and comfort. Carpet does require regular cleaning though in order to avoid stains and odors, and to extend its life. How often should you clean your carpets? The Importance of Routinely Cleaning… Read more »

How to Protect a New Carpet

What’s one of the first things a person does/has done when they move into a new place? They have new carpeting installed. Carpets add warmth, style, and a comfy feel to our floors, and once you get a new one, you want to keep it looking and feeling new for as long as possible. What… Read more »

How to Protect Your Carpet from Pets

While people generally love their pets, they also must realize they’re animals who make the mistake of “doing their business “on the rug sometimes. Or their hair ends up all over the carpets and furniture of the house. Or they track dirt into the house with their paws. Pets can be messy. How, then, can… Read more »

Some DIY Tips for Carpet Maintenance

Your carpet is one of your biggest investments you can make in your home.  With some regular carpet maintenance, you can keep your carpet looking good for years.  Below are some DIY tips that are not too difficult or take much time. Place floor mats in front of all entry doors. Implement a no-shoe policy…. Read more »