Carpets that are routinely cared for can stay in optimal condition for potentially longer than the projected lifespan. Care includes frequent vacuuming, immediate accidental spill cleanup, pre-treatments, and professional carpet cleaning. It is recommended that residential carpets get professionally cleaned at least once a year, and more often if necessary due to high traffic as well as pets or allergy sufferers in the home etc. Even though carpets may not bear any physical staining, they should still be deeply cleaned by a professional annually. Even with diligent vacuuming, some dirt and debris will collect below the surface. Dirt is a natural abrasive, everyday foot traffic acts as friction, which then creates a sandpaper-like effect on the backside of your carpet; expediting the deterioration of the carpets. When getting your carpets professionally cleaned, the dirt and debris is extracted in addition to removing stains and neutralizing odors.
Red Flags Your Carpet Needs Professional Cleaning
Considering this information, we at Heart of Texas Chem-Dry would like to talk about some of the red flags that suggest your carpets need cleaning before the annual anniversary.
1) Dull Carpets. Carpets will naturally begin to fade over time. Direct sunlight is a major contributor, but so is daily foot traffic where the buildup of dirt and debris makes the carpets look dingy and dull. When your carpets do not look as vibrant, a professional carpet cleaning is often the remedy to restoring the color. To protect your carpets from fading due to the sun’s rays, invest in window treatments such as blinds, UV film covers, curtains, drapes, and so on. Place runners, walk-off mats, and area rugs in the areas that are abused with heavy foot traffic as well.
2) Carpet Odors that Progressively Worsen. Odors are one of the tell-tale signs your carpets need professional cleaning, and it is often the most ignored. There are a variety of reasons as to why your carpets have developed odors. A few examples of carpet odors derive from accidental spills, pet accidents, daily activities, chemical residues, and microbe growth such as mildew and mold. To rectify the odors, especially the odors that only seem to worsen, professional carpet cleaning is essential to effectively neutralize the odors. Any attached stains are also removed to ensure the spots and smells thoroughly removed.
3) Inflation in Allergy and/or Asthma. People who frequently experience asthma and allergy attacks may not presume the carpets are to blame where in fact they can be one of the major contributors. Experiencing the symptoms, such as; difficulty breathing, sneezing, excessive runny noses, and eyes tearing up that seem to last longer than usual or are more severe indicates that allergens are accumulating on the carpets. In addition to the allergy and asthma sufferer, those with weaken respiratory systems will also might find relief with routine professional carpet cleaning.
Carpet Cleaning Services in Waco, Dallas, Arlington, Harker Heights, Cedar Park, Allen & the State of Texas
Contrary to myth, ensuring your carpets are regularly vacuumed and periodically professionally cleaned will definitely keep them looking their best without causing any kind of damage. Carpets that are well maintained and of good quality are likely to surpass the intended lifespan. If you know your carpets are due for professional cleaning, or they are manifesting any of the above mentions signs, call in the experts of Heart of Texas Chem-Dry to start the New Year with carpets that are clean, sanitized, and deodorized.