Why You Should Deep Vacuum Your Carpet

deep vacuumingIf you’ve visited Kenosha Carpet Cleaning Blog before you know how much and how often we stress the importance of routine vacuuming. If you haven’t visited before, vacuuming your carpet on a regular basis is the most important element of caring for your carpet investment.

We recommend vacuuming heavier traffic areas once a day and the entire home at least twice per week. Homes with pets should also have their carpets vacuumed once a day or multiple times per week.

Routing vacuuming will remove surface level dirt and help maintain the plush feel and bright colors of your carpet, however, over time, the quality will deteriorate unless you go even further with your vacuuming and carpet cleaning routine. Continue Reading

10 Best Carpet Cleaning Tips: Part 2

carpet familyKenosha Carpet Cleaning Blog highly recommends you choose carpet for the flooring in your home or business. There are many benefits to carpet that tile, hardwood and other surfaces can’t provide.

That being said, there are several issues associated with carpet that you will have to address if you have it in your home, some of them are very common and others are more rare and require the assistance of professional carpet cleaners or installers.

In our previous post, we outlined 5 of the most common carpet cleaning issues and we will finish up the Top 10 with 5 more issues you could confront with carpet in your home: Continue Reading

10 Best Carpet Cleaning Tips: Part 1

triexta carpetCarpet is an extremely popular choice for flooring in most homes and businesses due to its softness, decorative elements and many other performance benefits compared to smoother surfaces. To ensure you receive all the benefits carpet can offer, you will want to properly maintain and care for your carpet at all times and promptly address common issues that occur with carpet.

Not all carpet cleaning and maintenance concerns spots, spills, stains and dirt. A lot of the deterioration of carpet is due to weight and wear and tear after years of use. Here are some common carpet cleaning issues related to wear and tear and how to avoid and address them in your home or business: Continue Reading

Tips to Remove Odor From Carpet

fresh carpet smellThere are many benefits to clean carpet in your home. Clean carpet performs better, looks better and even provides a healthier home for you and your family.
Another benefit is that unlike dirty carpet, clean carpet typically doesn’t smell bad at all, and if you use deodorizers and other scented cleaning products, it can actually smell quite fresh.
There are several ways you can remove odor from your carpet, including harsh odors such as pet urine.

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Carpet Cleaning Tip: Blot Spots. Don’t Scrub!

carpet stain cleanWhen it comes to keeping your carpet clean, dirt and spot prevention should be the number one focus, which can be partially achieved by implementing a “no-shoes” rule in your home as well as strategically placing door mats near the front and back door.

However, 100% prevention isn’t possible as dirt and spills are inevitable, after all, you still do have to live in your home and accidents do happen, particularly in homes with pets and children.

When a spill occurs, there is one consistent spot removal step you won’t want to forget: Blot, don’t scrub! Continue Reading

Carpet Cleaning Tip: No Shoes Inside

dirty shoesMuch of our content on Kenosha Carpet Cleaning Blog focuses on spot removal tips and various carpet cleaning services, green cleaning methods and expert techniques. But, for this post, instead of discussing how to clean a specific stain or contaminants from carpet, we are going to focus on how to prevent them altogether.

Today’s Tip: Lose the Shoes

Now, we’re not exactly recommending you lose your shoes entirely. In fact, unlike socks, literally losing a shoe might be somewhat difficult. Our tip is actually very easy and it just requires you and your family to remove your shoes before entering your home or any carpeted areas of your home. Continue Reading Continue Reading

Common Carpet Cleaning Myths: Part 2

kenosha carpet cleanerUnfortunately, there are several inaccuracies online about carpet cleaners. In our last post, we targeted three popular myths found on the internet in order to provide the truth about how important professional carpet cleaning is to preserving the quality and beauty of the carpet in your home or business.

Today, we are at it again and ready to do some more bustin’. Kenosha Carpet Cleaning Blog will debunk three more myths that are prevalent across various websites, blogs and search engine results so you can be confident you are making the right choice when hiring a carpet cleaner in Kenosha. Continue Reading Continue Reading

Common Carpet Cleaning Myths: Part 1

carpet cleaner with vanBelieve it or not, not everything you read or see on the internet is true. For example, there are countless misconceptions online about the possible negative effects of carpet cleaning and the necessity to hire professional carpet cleaners on a regular basis.

Kenosha Carpet Cleaning Blog intends to dispel some of those untruths with further examination of the more popular carpet cleaning myths you will find online today.  Doing so should instill confidence in the industry and encourage routine professional cleaning to preserve the quality of the carpet in your home. Continue Reading Continue Reading

When Should You Have Your Carpets Cleaned?

kenosha carpet cleanerCarpet is an investment and like most investments it requires constant care and attention in order to maintain its quality. Without proper care carpet will deteriorate at a much faster rate.

To properly maintain your carpet you will want to vacuum regularly, treat spots immediately and have your carpets professionally cleaned at least once every 12-18 months. You might even want to consider having higher traffic areas cleaned once every 6 months due to the wear and tear that foot traffic can have on carpet fibers.

The longer you wait to call a professional carpet cleaner, the more time you allow dry soils, dirt, grime, toxins and allergens to accumulate in your carpet. Built up soil within carpet causes the fibers to wear and take on a dingy hue whereas the toxins and allergens reduce air quality in your home and potentially lead to unwanted health issues. Continue Reading Continue Reading

How to Clean Pet Urine in Carpet

pet urine in carpetWho doesn’t love puppies? Puppies can be incredibly cute and a dog is a fantastic companion and addition to almost any family. But, owning a puppy or dog isn’t without frustration.

New puppies are prone to peeing on carpet before they are house trained and older dogs have similar issues as they age. Pet urine stains on carpet can be very harmful if not attended to.

If your puppy peed on your carpet, don’t despair! Kenosha Carpet Cleaning Blog has some great tips to to help remove pet urine stains from carpet. Continue Reading Continue Reading