The term Spring cleaning is synonymous with extended daylight hours and spending time outdoors. Summer is a time for entertaining friends and family and vacations at the beach. The foot traffic in and out of your home increases, which also increases the amount of dirt, debris, pollen, and pet dander inside your home. Many homeowners focus on spring cleaning to prepare for summer, but it’s essential to prepare your home for the cool weather too. Your carpets act like a sponge absorbing allergy-causing antigens, dirt, and other contaminants. Chances are your carpets have accumulated these and more without you even being aware of it. The end of summer is the perfect time to schedule your Carpet Care 2000 professional carpet cleaning service to keep your carpets clean and sanitized. We present more late summer cleaning tips to prepare for fall below.
Remove Shoes or Wipe Feet at the Door
According to carpet manufacturers, approximately 75% of dirt and dust embedded in your carpets and area rugs is tracked into your home on the bottom of your shoes. Once your carpets have been professionally cleaned, invest in some mats to place in your entryway for guests and family to wipe their feet. Better yet, ask guests to remove their shoes at the front door. You will be amazed at the difference it makes in reducing the amount of dirt being tracked into your home.
Vacuum Carpet Often
vacuuming your carpets regularly will help keep dust and dirt under control between your professional carpet cleaning services. Invest in a quality vacuum cleaner with a HEPA filter to ensure that tiny dust particles are sucked up instead of being stirred up into the air. Regular vacuuming combined with professional carpet cleaning services removes dust particles and allergy-causing antigens are particularly important for family members suffering from ashma and other breathing ailments.
Remove Carpet Stains Quickly
Summer is the time for entertaining; unfortunately, this means more accidental spills. Remove stains as soon as possible by blotting the spill using a clean cloth. For tough stains, contact the experts at Carpet Care 2000 for professional stain removal services to ensure that hard-to-remove stains don’t take hold and set in.
Don’t Bring Your Summer Vacation Home with You
Regardless of your vacation destination, you don’t want to bring your vacation home with you. Kids, in particular, are renowned for bring home pocketfuls of sand in clothing and shoes, which can quickly spread to your carpets. Be sure to wash clothing and wipe shoes off as soon as you arrive home.
Deep Steam Carpet Clean
If your carpets haven’t been professionally cleaned in the last twelve months, now is the time to schedule an appointment. Summer can be brutal on your carpets and area rugs. Your Carpet Care 2000 carpet cleaning technician will use powerful deep-cleaning equipment combined with commercial cleaning solutions to remove dust, dirt, and other impurities regular vacuuming can’t reach.