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Top Carpet Cleaning Tips

Carpeting boasts universal appeal, but since not all carpets are created equally, it’s important to pay close attention to your carpet type’s unique care requirements. Properly maintaining your new carpet will go a huge way in sparing you time, funds, and frustration as the years march on.  Here are a few helpful tips from the carpeting experts at Alpine Carpet One Floor & Home to ensure your new carpet has a long, beautiful lifespan. 

Vacuuming Carpets

Simply vacuuming your rug twice a week will make a huge difference in your carpet’s appearance, and can even reduce ongoing damages that can occur from everyday foot traffic. To get the most out of your vacuuming sessions, change your vacuuming direction frequently, using a vacuum that has rotating brushes, Be sure to clean and replace those brushes as needed. 

Combating Stubborn Carpet Stains

Wiping away spills and accidents as they occur will go a long way in preventing stains. Blot up spills using a cloth or towel, avoiding scrubbing. A white towel is best for these purposes, since colored fabrics can further staining. 

Deep Cleaning Carpets

The Carpet and Rug Institute advises getting carpets professionally cleaned every 12-18 months, depending on manufacturers’ recommendations. This is an extremely important process of carpet care, since in many cases such cleanings are required under your product warranty.

Everyday Carpet Protection 

Window treatments that shield your rug from direct sunlight will combat pesky sun-fading that can occur as time passes. Remember: once your colors have faded, they’re gone forever- so prevention is essential!

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