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Is vacuuming enough to clean carpets?
It depends on how dirty the carpet is. Your reliable vacuum cleaner could be enough for treating loose dirt on your carpet’s fibers. To avoid deep seated grime, stubborn stains, and bad smell, experts from Carpet Cleaning San Bruno suggest that you vacuum your carpets at least once or twice a week, especially in heavy traffic areas. Vacuum cleaning will help prolong the life of your floor accent by preventing too much buildup.
What’s the proper way of vacuuming carpets?
A vacuum cleaner is the most basic tool to help keep your carpet clean. But it is never enough to vacuum on a regular basis. It is important that you know where to concentrate your efforts and how to move around your high-powered unit to remove the dirt. First, make sure that you take note of heavy traffic areas, where people usually move their feet. Second, perform more than one pass and work slowly to suction all the dirt.
Can I wash my handmade rugs?
Handmade rugs need good treatment. Rug cleaning doesn't include rinsing rugs under running water because you will destroy the piles. Of course, flokati rug cleaning would include hand washing but you need to make sure the right ecofriendly products are used. Fringes should also be washed with water and vinegar. Piles should be brushed with a mixture of water and vinegar. Mostly, they will need dry cleaning and, in this case, you can use baking soda.
How can I keep my sofa clean for longer?
Ensure that the room has good ventilation so that dust does not accumulate inside. It is essential to avoid smoking in the room. Tobacco smoke penetrates deeply into upholstery and darkens its color and causes unpleasant odor. It is best if you do not eat foods that cause stains while sitting on the sofa. Similarly, you should be extra careful with drinks such as wine and coffee.
What is the two-step cleaning method?
The two step cleaning method is a process of extracting dirt from carpets in two steps. First the agent and some water is sprayed on to the carpet and allowed to sit and break the dirt. The carpet is then rinsed with hot water before the water is extracted. One step cleaning doesn’t include the rinse before the fluid is sucked up, which leaves much of the cleaning agent and residue behind.
How long will a color seal last?
As with most questions about cleaning, it depends on how much use the area in question gets. But in general, the color sealant for your tiles should last for between 5 and 10 years or more. Regular maintenance will also help to give it a longer life by applying a neutral clear sealant. Our expert technicians will be happy to schedule an appointment to apply a color sealant to the tiles in your home.