RTE 6 November 2016 “The biggest thing is to wash your carpet every two weeks,” she says.
“It’s important to keep a constant temperature of around 40 degrees, and it’s important not to use a dishwasher or vacuum cleaner because they can leave a lot of stains.”
To clean the carpet you’ll need to use the following steps:1.
Wash your carpet thoroughly.
Put the carpet in the dishwasher, and rinse it with cold water, and repeat a few times.
“You want to remove all the debris and stains,” she advises.2.
Take a towel and use it to wipe the carpet.
“If there is any residual stain, you’ll want to wipe it with a clean cloth,” she suggests.3.
Wipe with a damp cloth and a cloth pad.4.
Repeat the process.
If you have any leftover stains, “you can scrub them off with a sponge and wipe it off again,” she explains.5.
If you’re cleaning the carpet on a regular basis, “use a sponge to wipe away any residual stains from the carpet floor, and then apply a coat of lukewarm water to the carpet and rub it in,” she recommends.
If your carpet has a lot stains, it’s a good idea to keep your carpet cleaner on hand.
“A carpet cleaner with a high pH will remove all traces of stain on your carpet,” she adds.
If it’s the end of the carpeting season and you’re worried about getting your carpets smelling, “put some dishwashing detergent in the sink and put it over the top of the carpets to keep them clean,” she warns.
“You can also put a dishcloth on the carpet,” she cautions.
“But do be aware that some carpets have odours so it’s best to use soap and water to wash them.”
Wash carpets regularly to prevent odours.
“That way they are more resistant to getting dirt and dust.””
There are many different cleaning methods, but we always recommend washing carpets on the back and the front,” she notes.
“That way they are more resistant to getting dirt and dust.”