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Carpet Cleaning Information You Need Today

Are you looking for a new vacuum cleaner? It’s a good idea to buy the highest quality machine that you can afford. We love Kirby vacuums, and there are a few others out there too because they have a lifetime warranty. Kirby uses more metal parts to assemble their products than just about any other company. Can you imagine using the same vacuum cleaner for 30 years?


Many purchasers of Kirby vacuums are proud to say their Kirby has been going strong for 20 to 30 years. They will tell you that they have never once had a problem with it. This level of durability and craftsmanship is hard to find in today’s world. For that reason, you should purchase a Kirby vacuum if it isn’t out of your price range.

The very first habit you need to develop is to vacuum your carpets every week. That, of course, is the minimum requirement. It may be necessary, depending on your circumstances, to vacuum more often. It’s obvious that, if you vacuum on a regular schedule, you will keep your carpets free of the dirt that accumulates, even if you can’t see it. The more time you delay between the times you vacuum, the more chance there is for dirt to be ground into the fibers of your carpets. The more ground up dirt that gets into your carpet’s fibers, the more difficulty there is to remove it. So, it’s up to you to keep this from happening. In areas of your home that get a lot of daily traffic, you may want to consider vacuuming those spots daily.

Dirt Accumulation

We ran across some interesting information pertaining to carpets that have been in use for at least ten years. Over time, carpets become very heavy when you go to remove them, for example, in order to change carpets. New carpeting is heavy, without a doubt, but their heaviness increases dramatically as time passes by. The dirt they accumulate is the reason for the gain in weight. Your carpets may look clean, but they still will hold packed dirt in the fibers. You may find this tidbit interesting. People who work with carpets say it’s true. Therefore, you should make sure your vacuum cleaner is powerful – or replace it – and vacuum often.

It’s no secret that millions of people have negative reactions when exposed to certain chemicals and fragrances.

Carpet Shampoo

Naturally you will have both in most standard carpet shampoos. It’s possible, if you look around, to find natural-based rug shampoos without fragrance. People who, as a rule, have a chemical sensitivity, stand a chance of having a reaction if they buy a shampoo they haven’t used before. In order to remove the offending scent that caused the reaction, it may be necessary to shampoo your carpet with another shampoo. So keep that point in mind if you already know you are sensitive or there are others in your home who are.

The basic cleaning techniques you may need to keep a carpet clean are one of the things you should give serious thought to when choosing new carpets for your home. We have seen white carpeting in homes, and it really does look very striking and beautiful. Nonetheless, the homeowners were constantly on edge with the fear that someone would walk on their beautiful carpets and leave stains. In our opinion, that’s sad. Nevertheless, it’s their choice to have that color of carpeting.

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