How to clean different carpet stains and turn it new

johnny300 By johnny300, 14th Aug 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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Carpet makes building and home interiors cozy and easy for feet to stroll in. They are soft and aesthetically appealing for floors and staircase. In the dark side, they require frequent cleaning as they accumulate hair strands, liquids, odours, gums and top soil from passing shoes and slippers. Fortunately, they are different methods, tools, chemicals and machines dedicated to prolonging carpet life.

How to clean different carpet stains and turn it new

There are also carpet cleaning services that committed and specialized in carpet care, such as carpet cleaning in Reston, Arlington area rug cleaning, and upholstery cleaning Fairfax. Moreover, below are tips on carpet cleaning.

• Clear carpet with dust and particles with vacuum cleaner. Place some extra concentration in areas frequented by people. This is the place where heavy soil can be found.
• Treat carpets as a piece divided into quadrants, where vacuum can clean one at the time. Slow pacing movement can engulf deep rooted particles.
• Apply some initial carpet cleaning chemical to each stain or soil. Carpet shampoo can be of help to loosen stains and also it adds perfume.
• Rinse with little amounts of water soaked sponge.
• Let the carpet dry in room temperature or dry with a fan.
• For quick cleaning, there is carpet cleaning machine which can handle quick cleaning. They require a litre of water and shampoo which are fed into their respective reservoir slots.
• There are specialized companies that manufacture specific carpet cleaning chemicals which can be purchased commercially or dispensed. Some of these companies cater to institutions or private individuals. E.g, in the state of Virginia, a dry carpet cleaning company is known there as carpet cleaning in Reston and Alexandria carpet cleaning.

• Take note that different stains require various treatments and cleaning. Here mostly vinegar, detergent, water is used.

Chewing gum, candle wax and crayon – Since they are sticky and messy, harden by cooling with ice cubes.

Chocolate drink, Coffee spills – Dilute stain with vinegar and water using sponge. Let air dry.

Blood – Use cotton to absorb blood and then clean with a sponge doused with 1 tablespoon of water and warm water.

Soy sauce – stain can be diluted using a mixture of soap, detergent, vinegar or water.

Urine – Clean with a mixture of vinegar, water

• For building, carpets which spans a hundred of square meters. Seek professional carpet cleaning service able to handle carpet cleaning thoroughly for a short time. Research the best cleaning solution available in the area through their website and customer feedback.


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author avatar Delicia Powers
15th Aug 2014 (#)

Very helpful...many thanks...

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author avatar johnny300
16th Aug 2014 (#)

Thanks Delicia Powers for Reading :-)

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