HOW TO MAINTAIN THE CARPETS WITH EASY TIPS?
Every home has several legacies but nothing as special as a carpet that has been handmade by skilled craftsmen. Choosing the perfect rug for your space with proper care, one can keep the area rugs fresh and vibrant over long run. Gentle care and good upkeep can help to maintain your carpets in a pristine condition over years. There are some easy tips to follow which can help you to keep your carpet in a great condition.
⇒ Periodic Rotation: Changes in weather always take a toll on your carpets. Therefore, do not expose the carpet to prolonged period of stress as it can alter the strength of the carpet. When your rug bears the weight of the furniture the rug fibers can get depressed. Moreover, if some part of the carpet is exposed to the sun for too long, the natural colors in “Carpets and Rugs“ can fade. Hence, rotation of the rug every six months will keep it as good as new.
⇒ Vacuum Regularly: Vacuum cleaning is essential for carpet cleaning but the frequency depends upon the area where it is placed. Cleaning the carpet, once a week should serve the purpose but if the carpet is placed at busy area where children and pets are frequent, vacuuming twice a week shall take care of the carpet. It removes the allergens, dust and other particles that might get trapped in the fibers. Always avoid a rotating vacuum cleaner as it can damage the natural fibers.
⇒ Clean the Stains Carefully: When something got spilled on the carpet, blot the spillage immediately with an absorbent tissue to prevent the liquid from penetrating deep into the rug. It is advisable not to rub the stain vigorously as it can be counterproductive. If there are any hard stains or mud on the carpet, break those lumps into finer pieces to prevent the damage to the fibers by scrapping it off. Always use a recommended solvent solution for any stain removal.
⇒ Hire a Professional: The techniques which we had mentioned above are good for taking care of your rug on a day to day basis but it is good to hire a professional cleaner for “Carpet Cleaning“ at every three months. It will help you to maintain the condition of your carpet and always keep a track if there are any changes in the carpet condition over a time.
⇒ Rug Storage: If your rug is not in use, clean it thoroughly before storing it. Roll the carpet carefully and keeping the pile side inwards to protect the fibers. It is good to wrap the carpet in muslin cloth to ensure the rug receives adequate air supply. Always store it in cool and dry space to prevent it from pest infestations. This is the way; you can keep your rug fresh as it was when you purchased it.
Either you are following the tips to store the rugs and carpets or removing the stains and dust from them, these tips come in handy to protect your family heirloom from any wear and tear.
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