Carpets are to be cleaned regularly so that they stay with us for long doing their jobs correctly. But is it possible to always have a professional for this purpose? No, and it is not cost-effective too because many agencies have a fixed price or a basic minimum fare for their services. For any simple thing done by them your carpet, you are bound to pay them this basic fare even if it is just dusting them. So it is better the owners of the carpet take up this cleaning process regularly at home all by themselves and seek the help of the professionals only once in a month or once in two months.
Simple home cleaning methods
- The most important secret of cleaning a carpet is to blot the stains and not rub them. How many of us know about this and though we know how many of us dedicatedly do this? A handful. But this is very important for your carpet`s beautiful and flawless looks. Use a sponge, a tissue or a soft towel to blot the stains or water spillages and remove them gently without spreading them to the other areas.
- Shaving cream or gel is a good stain remover. How many of you are aware of this? Do it today to feel the change and difference in the stubborn attitude of the stains. This can simply remove every bit of the stain in no time giving a clean and perfect look as if nothing had happened.
- If you have dried wax on your carpet due to candle lightings, then do not use water or knife on them directly to remove them. Instead place the white cloth in that area, press with moderate heat to melt the dried up wax and remove them gently with a butter knife.
These are some simple cleaning tips that can be followed at home to keep the carpets clean.