How To Keep Your Carpets, Rugs And Floors Clean
At first glance, getting some carpets for your floors seems like a great idea. What could go wrong with adding some style and comfort to your home? Unfortunately, home owners learn the hard way that there's a lot more to carpets than them looking good and providing warmth. Namely – cleaning the things.
Whereas you could just swab most floors with a wet cloth every now and then – or whenever they get dirty – rugs take quite a bit more maintenance if they're to stay in good condition. A filthy rug can harbor a seemingly endless amount of bacteria, not to mention the notorious carpet bugs which often act as the main deterrent from getting a carpet, and it can potentially ruin the flooring underneath. To make matters worse, you can't always know whether the filth has been completely eliminated – unlike hard floors, the carpet's surface can be clean but, depending on the thickness, there could be plenty of disgusting stuff lodged in the fabric. ...continue reading "Carpet Cleaning Tips"