Jakarta – Carpets is one of the equipment in the house that need special handling in care. Inappropriate ways of treatment can make the carpet grew dirty and easily damaged. Clean your carpet in a proper way to keep it durable. Here are the tips, as quoted from Helium:
Carpets should be cleaned frequently with a vacuum cleaner, especially if you have just installed a carpet. Although it looks clean, the fibers on the carpet can be mixed with dust and dirt. If left too long, dirt will accumulate. Besides not good for health, the dirt that accumulates also will more quickly damage the carpet. Clean the carpet with a vacuum cleaner at least once a week. Focus on areas that are often passed by people, because usually the dirt most stick in the area.
Many people assume that walking home barefoot can make clean carpets longer. But, that assumption is not entirely true. Feet produce sweat and oil. When in contact with the carpet, oil and sweat will be attached to the carpet so causing dust and dirt easily attached. But, you can wear socks or slippers when walking on the carpet.
You should never wash your carpet with detergent or cleaning fluid containing soap. The soap-produced foam that will leave residual residue that will bind more dust on the carpet. In addition, the residue of soap that is left behind can also weaken the carpet fiber so that makes the carpet easily torn or damaged. The most appropriate material to clean the carpet without damaging it, it is quite easy to obtain, namely white vinegar. Mix one bottle of vinegar with one gallon of water. Pour the mixture onto the carpet, brush for a while, then rinse with clean water. Do not worry your house will smell of vinegar, because the smell will disappear within 24 hours. Just make sure your carpet is not moist for too long.