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Carpet cleaning related questions are answered here in the simplest and most accurate way. Check out the following frequently asked questions and the answers provided and learn what to do when carpets, rugs and upholstery get dirty. Find out more about the best cleaning methods and how you can deal with related issues.
Check out the following FAQ about carpet cleaning and the answers provided to learn more about carpets.
Is it advisable to vacuum carpets first before having them washed?
Carpet cleaning is very important in prolonging the service life of your carpets. According to experts of Carpet Cleaning Tiburon, it is advisable to vacuum carpets first before washing them. This will take away most of the dirt and dust and will make shampooing carpets a lot easier. The procedure will also prevent your carpet washer from getting clogged. Vacuuming will remove all particles that can harm or damage your carpets.
Are all carpet cleaning solutions safe to use on carpets?
Not all carpet cleaning solutions are safe to use on carpets. It is always advisable to look at the chemical contents of these cleaning solutions. Some leave harmful residues while others can further damage carpets instead of restoring them to their best appearance. The safest carpet cleaning solutions are those that are made from organic substances. They are non toxic and do not damage the carpets.
How to remove pet dirt from carpets?
Pets can really make a mess on carpets. Dirt and urination would also affect your health and they must be cleaned immediately. Remove excessive dirt with paper towels. Clean the area with a solution of dish liquid and water. Repeat carpet cleaning with a mixture of water with vinegar, which is perfect for odor removal. Keep the windows open during the procedures and wash your hands many times in between to avoid spreading germs.
Should I have my carpet steam cleaned or dry cleaned?
Our experts recommend hot water extraction or steam cleaning as the preferred method, because it is highly effective in removing contaminants and soil from your carpet. Among the cleaning processes available, it is one of the officially recognized cleaning standard solutions.
Why does carpet mold grow?
Mold grows in humid places, where it is relatively warm and the area is exposed to oxygen. Mildew spores multiply faster when the area is dirty, too. Since carpets are often filthy, mold will develop if the carpet gets wet and is not dried fast. That's why it is important for you to check the carpet often and pay attention to bad odors. Mold smells really bad. Vinegar controls mold development and should be used for mold removal, too.
When is deep carpet cleaning required more often?
You should definitely get your carpet cleaned more frequently if you have children and/or pets. This is also recommended for households which have members suffering from an allergy, asthma or another kind of chronic respiratory condition. In fact, deep cleaning can actually help to keep symptoms at bay during certain times of the year such as the peak of pollen production.