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3 Things To Make Your Carpet Last a Lifetime

By Carpet Cleaning

3 Things To Make Your Carpet Last a LifetimeEveryone loves their carpeting when it’s new, but as it gets older and shabbier, we tend to ignore and even scorn it. So what can you do to stay in love with your carpeting? Here are three things that will help make your carpet last longer and keep the love alive:

 

  1. Stay ahead of the dirt

Did you know that it takes up to 17 steps before the soles of your shoes are clean? Dirt tracked onto a carpet eventually sifts down to the carpet backing and grinds away at the fibers, literally wearing it out. Surface soil also dulls the carpet color by covering it up. Fine grit scratches the carpet fiber, just the way a diamond scratches glass. So after you clean the carpet, the carpet still looks dull and dirty because the fiber surface is distorted.

 

Many cultures remove their shoes when entering a home. This habit really helps keep a carpet looking new. If you want to wear your shoes inside, entry mats also cut down on dirt coming into your home.

 

Even the most diligent homeowner can’t avoid dirt completely, so it’s important to vacuum, vacuum, and vacuum. Start by making sure your vacuum works properly:

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Spring Is Here, Get Out the Dirt

By Carpet Cleaning

Duraclean Carpet Cleaning Before and AfterWhile springtime always seems to come late to New England, it’s finally here, and that means it’s time to get to spring cleaning. Carpets and upholstery such as sofas and chairs have all gathered dust and dirt from months of winter use, so now it’s time to get the dirt out.

 

The benefits of clean carpets and upholstery
Did you know that one out of every three individuals in the United States suffers from a respiratory problem such as allergies, asthma, bronchitis and sinusitis? It’s true, and many of these conditions can be aggravated by dust and dirt in our homes.

 

Carpet and upholstery cleaning can make an enormous difference in how we feel, not only because our carpets and furniture look better, but because they can help us breathe better.

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