Clean carpets not only look great, but assist in keeping you healthy, and your home hygienically clean. If your carpet is dirty, you could develop health problems, such as allergies, skin problems and asthma and even flu. There are many things that you can do to prevent yourself from getting sick from your carpets.

Musty Smells

Your home should not have an unpleasant or musty smell. If it does, it’s possibly coming from your carpets. Mould can cause carpets to develop an unpleasant smell, which in turn can cause health problems. If you suspect that you have mould under your carpets, then you will need to call a professional as soon as possible.

Use a Doormat

You can reduce the amount of dirt and debris that gets tracked into your home by using a doormat. One of the many great things about a doormat is that it is not too expensive. Spending a few Rand on a doormat will help you protect your far more expensive carpets, for many years.

Clean up Spots Immediately

If something spills on your carpet, you will need to make sure it is cleaned up immediately. The sooner you clean up the stain, the less likely it will be to sink in your carpet. It will also reduce the amount of bacteria that accumulates in your carpet.

Do this by blotting the stain firmly with a paper towel to soak up as much of the stain as possible.  If you struggle to remove the stain, it may be time to call in the professionals.

Vacuum your Carpets

Carpet cleaning experts don’t  always agree on how often the carpet should be cleaned. However, many agree that your carpet should be vacuumed at least twice a week. If you have pets, then you will probably have to vacuum your carpet a lot more often.

Get Your Carpet Professionally Cleaned

Even if you are meticulous about vacuuming your carpet, you will still need to have it cleaned by a professional at least once a year. A professional carpet cleaning will deliver much better results.

Dry carpet cleaning  is far more effective – on all levels. It doesn’t use water to do the cleaning. This saves on natural resources and the eco-friendly cleaning powders are more effective at removing dirt and stains, and – and this is one of the biggest advantages – it’s instantly dry. So not only is your carpet cleaner, with no moisture left behind to facilitate bacteria growth, but you can also use your floors immediately afterwards.

Ensure you and your family remain healthy and happy in your home. For professional service, and for hygienically clean carpets that are ready to walk on immediately, call cleaning specialists, QClean, today.

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