Carpet Care & Maintenance
Keep your carpet looking and performing its best with our guide.
Keep your carpet in top shape with these simple steps
Prevent Dirt Inside:
Use walk-off mats at entrances to absorb dirt and moisture. Clean the mats regularly to avoid them becoming sources of soil.
Quality Carpet Pad:
Invest in a good carpet pad for better comfort and resilience. Check your carpet warranty for specific density and thickness requirements.
Move Furniture Occasionally:
Renew your room's feel and prevent excessive pile crushing by occasionally moving heavy furniture. Use carpet protectors under furniture legs to distribute weight.
Protect when Moving Furniture:
When moving heavy wheeled furniture, place a protective barrier like cardboard or plywood between the wheels and the carpet to prevent damage.
Clean Area Rugs:
Clean area rugs regularly, and check for colorfastness before placing them on the carpet. Allow the carpet to dry completely after cleaning before putting rugs back.
Reduce Sunlight Exposure:
Protect your carpet from prolonged direct sunlight using blinds, shades, or awnings.
Select the Right Vacuum:
Choose a vacuum with adjustable height, beater bar rotation, and fan speed based on your carpet's fiber type and construction. Vacuum regularly to extend your carpet's life.
Adjustable Height: Use the highest setting where appropriate.
Adjustable Motor Speed: Use a medium or low setting where appropriate.
Large Wheels: Ensure the vacuum glides easily across the carpet.
For high pile, wool, wool blend, and premium soft carpets, look for features that allow easy maintenance.
Adjust the vacuum height to lightly touch the carpet surface.
Vacuum multiple times against the nap in the same area to check for fraying or damage.
Change the setting or use a different vacuum if you notice any issues.
With these tips, your carpet will stay clean and comfortable for years to come!
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