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Carpet Maintenance PROGRAM
Now that your carpets are clean, dry and fluffy
you may want to consider our maintenance plan.
FOR YOUR FLOOR
When it comes to maintaining
your carpet, one of the most critical areas of focus is the traffic areas.
ground in soil is not removed on a regular basis,
the traffic areas will begin to wear excessively. The dirt is
extremely abrasive against the fibers of the
carpet as you walk back and forth on it.
VACUUMING: Vacuum your carpet often. All carpets
should be throughly vacuumed - regardless of usage-
at least two or three times a week with a heavy-duty,
upright vacuum, with brushes set at the proper height
for the carpet. This removes the sharp soil that
can cut and slice the fiber causing premature wear. Much of
this soil is not visible to the eye. Vacuum before
the carpet looks soiled. Remove any loose particles such as
loose food, leaves, pieces of crayon, bugs, etc.,
as these items can cause a spot on the carpet. Proper
vacuuming means at least three or four passes
with the vacuum should be made over each section of the
carpet, regardless of type of fiber and vacuum
Before each vacuuming,
the vacuum bag should be no more than half full. We find in-house vacuum
systems, such as those built into the walls,
do not properly maintain any carpet.
The second area of focus
is spot removal. You must react to " danger" spots immediately-- red wine,
red beverages, urine, blood, etc., can cause
a permanent stain if not treated immediately. Listed are some
steps that you may take to properly maintain
your carpet, just refer to "SPOT GUIDE."
Immediate spot removal is key to a clean carpet. Special care must also
be taken in how spot cleaning is performed. When a carpet is new,or has
sufficient protector on it, plain tap water will remove many spots.
However, for those spots that will not move easy with water, you must use
a spot cleaner. We recommend "SPOT BEATER." It handles spots that
are either "water-soluble" or "oil-soluble" (capable of being dissolved
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non-corrosive, with a neutral pH factor which will not harm any synthetic
rugs. Shipping/Handling not included. The large size
can 16oz is $10.50 and the 6oz size is $5, it is an excellent emergency
problem solver for most spots.It's a great idea to keep a can both upstairs
& downstairs or at both ends of the house.
are treated with stain resist properties and soil resistors. The soil resistor
known as Teflon, 3M Scotchgard, or Stainshield.
After 2 or 3 years ,much of the soil-resistor wears off,
depending on traffic. At that point you should
consider having a professional carpet cleaner re-apply the
treatment after professional cleaning.
The soil resistor will help the soil slide off of the carpet easier when
vacuuming, spots will be easier to remove, and
professsional cleaning will be more effective the next time
it is cleaned.
removes the damaging soil from the traffic areas that vacuuming has not
to remove. As a general rule, cleaning by a certified
professional firm, should take place about once per year.
MANY STAIN RESIST WARRANTIES REQUIRE PROFESSIONAL
CLEANING EVERY 2 YEARS.
If you have extremely heavy traffic areas, clean
more often. Rule of thumb: If there is any visible soil whatsoever
on the carpet, it is time to be cleaned. For
extremely heavy traffic areas, cleaning may be required more often.
Proper professional cleaning will not leave a
sticky residue behind and can be done as many times per year as
needed. DuPont Stainmaster, "We recommend that
carpet be professionally cleaned every 12 months," and
further "to maintain texture retention
warranties, we recommend carpet be professionally cleaned with hot-
water extraction every 18 to 24 months."
This recommendation is consistent with most leading carpet
WARNING: By not maintaining your carpet
properly, you could suffer one or more of the following :
1) Warrany voided; 2) Rapid resoiling; 3) Damage
to fibers in traffic areas; 4) Unremovable spots;
5)Shorten the life of carpet. Copies
of specific warranties on your carpet are usually available upon
request. Stain resist warranties can vary from
5 to 20 years. ALL STAIN RESIST WARRANTIES
REQUIRE REGULAR CLEANING AND IMMEDIATE SPOT REMOVAL.
CARPET CLEANERS MAY VOID THE WARRANTY, SO BE
VERY SELECTIVE WHICH
COMPANY YOU HIRE.
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