Facts to Know

You might be tempted to save a little money and try to clean your carpet or remove carpet stains on your own from time to time.

That’s OK for some basic stains like mud or soda, but when it comes to more complicated stains like red wine, ink or urine or total wall-to-wall carpet cleaning, you will want to wait to hire a professional carpet cleaning service.

You should trust the professionals because there are some carpet cleaning facts that only the pros know and if you’re not properly trained or experienced you could do more damage to your carpet than good.

10 Expert Carpet Cleaning Facts:

  1. Store-bought carpet stain removers often contain protectant in the solution. That’s great if the product removes the stain. If it doesn’t? You’ve just added a layer of protectant over the stain. Wood stain cannot be removed from
  2. Wood stain cannot be removed from carpet. If you spill liquid near wood-stained furniture, move the furniture until the carpet has dried. The Internet often recommends peroxide, hair spray, vinegar, hot irons and ammonia to remove various carpet stains. Be careful! We don’t recommend any of those methods or solutions to remove carpet stains. Don’t trust the Internet. Trust professionals.
  3. The Internet often recommends peroxide, hair spray, vinegar, hot irons and ammonia to remove various carpet stains. Be careful! We don’t recommend any of those methods or solutions to remove carpet stains. Don’t trust the Internet. Trust professionals.Urine is a complex compound that starts as uric acid before transforming to alkaline crystals when it dries. Both states can cause serious damage to carpet fibers. Don’t attempt to remove urine stains on your own. Consult professionals.
  4. Urine is a complex compound that starts as uric acid before transforming to alkaline crystals when it dries. Both states can cause serious damage to carpet fibers. Don’t attempt to remove urine stains on your own. Consult professionals.
  5. It might seem harmless to attempt to remove an ink stain from carpet with water. It’s not. Water can cause ink to permanently set in carpet fibers. HDTV and computers respond poorly to excessive static electricity. Due to this, modern carpet is now woven in a way that it contains very little static electricity, which causes it to be far less durable and require routine professional cleaning and maintenance.
  6. HDTV and computers respond poorly to excessive static electricity. Due to this, modern carpet is now woven in a way that it contains very little static electricity, which causes it to be far less durable and require routine professional cleaning and maintenance.If an area rug with a foam or plastic backing is left on
  7. If an area rug with a foam or plastic backing is left on wall-to-wall carpet for long periods of time it can create a yellow stain that cannot be removed. Consider periodically relocating your area rug from time to time.
  8. Modern commercial carpet hides one pound of dirt per square yard before the surface starts to look dirty. Your carpet is dirtier than it looks.
  9. Clean carpet improves the health of your home. Besides removing dirt, professional carpet cleaning and vacuuming removes allergens and toxins from carpet fibers.
  10. It is extremely difficult to clean area rugs made of viscose or ArtSilk. If you own a rug made from those materials, it might be best to consider it a “disposable” item in your home, especially considering they’re often inexpensive.

As you can see, there are a lot of recent innovations in carpet manufacturing and design that impacts carpet cleaning. Leave it to the professionals to keep up to date on new cleaning processes and methods. Your carpet will be in good hands!

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