Carpets can make your house look better but sometimes it can also break the look of your house especially if it does not look good or even smell bad. Cleaning carpets looks hard especially if you are going to think of the cleaning process that you have to go through, scrubbing and waiting for your carpet to dry. And sometimes it feels like you are not doing it right. It is so devastating.
Good thing there are people who are willing to share their knowledge about proper cleaning techniques and we are in luck to found tips for your carpet cleaning.
Here are the ways on how to successfully clean your carpets.
Mix detergent powder with water. The volume depends on you just make sure that consistency is good enough. Use cloth for mixing.
Keep in mind that you should clean with a clean vacuum bag. Dirty vacuum bag has a tendency to leave dust particles behind making it worse for your carpet. Vacuum the floor twice; it is the best and easiest way to get rid of all the dust particles.
Using the solution you made, wipe down the dirty part of your carpet with a cloth. Make it damp and collect plaster from the top.
For the dirtiest spots and stains, let the carpet absorb the solution, let it soak for 5 minutes before you scrub the area. When scrubbing, scrub the stain in different direction. Repeat the process to get successfully gets rid of the dirt and stain.
Use a clean, dry towel or sheet to dry the area. Put it on the top of the area and let it soak the liquid. It can also help on preventing the area to get dirty.
Go back to the area that you clean with soap and water solution. Scrub it again by using water, scrub it to remove the excess soap and let it dry. Open your windows to let the air come inside and help to dry the wet carpet. Dry it faster by using a fan.
You will know that it is done when your carpet will smell like a detergent and look sparkling clean. Remove all the dry detergent to your carpet because those excess detergent can easily pick up soil.
Vacuum the floor when it is completely dry. Doing this can make your carpet fluffy and will pick up all the dirt.
Use carpet protector to prevent stains from penetrating deep into the carpet and if the stains will not penetrate deep it will be easy to remove.
For cleaning dirty spot, you can use clean towel and dab up on the excel spill. Pour ¼ cup of cool water over the area. Dab the area with a clean towel. Just dab and do not rub the area because it can only make it dirtier and the mess will be larger. Continue dabbing and add cool water until the area is clean.
Dab the area with a clean towel to that the area is really cleaned up and the excess water is gone.
Clean carpet does not only add beauty to the house but it also protects the people in the house from diseases that can cause by dirt. Dedicate a time for your carpet cleaning and ensure that you always have a clean carpet in your house.