Why Is Keeping A Clean Home So Important?

Keeping your home clean isn't just a choice, it's a necessity.

Cleanliness is what keeps you healthy and active everyday. You'll notice that when your home is dirty you just don't feel good about anything. If you're working all day and come home to a dirty home, it just puts you in a bad mood. Carpet Cleaning is a great place to start. Not only will your home appear clean, it will also smell and feel clean. A good house cleaning is always good to lift up your spirits as well. Of course having your tile and grout cleaning, Air Duct Cleaning, upholstery cleaning, Carpet Repair and other services just add to a clean and healthy home. And that's just to get started!

Getting your home carpets cleaned by professionals is one of the best things that you can do to keep the house clean. If you've never had this done before, check out some of the important information about it below.

Home Carpet Cleaning Glossary

Vacuuming: We recommend thoroughly vacuuming your carpet at least 2 times a week in Plano TX. This is very important for keeping your carpet as clean as possible between professional cleanings. It's much easier to remove soil when it's dry and vacuuming will remove about 70% of dry soil. We're big fans of the Dyson line, as well as the Hoover line of vacuums. If you're trying to decide between the two, read Dyson vs Hoover to help decide for yourself.

Pre-Treatment: If you contact a local company to give your carpets a good, thorough cleaning, then your carpet needs to be Pre-Treated before the cleaning. For the best results, choose a company that uses all natural carpet cleaning Pre-Spray as that is best not only for your health and your family's, but also your pets. This type of cleaner has no dangerous solvents, petrochemicals and no soap or detergent unless you go with a company that does not use such a natural cleaner - always ask before agreeing to a treatment. The natural cleaner is completely safe for animals and children. When needed, some carpet cleaning companies will pre-scrub your carpet to loosen and dirt that is attached to the carpet fibers to give you a better cleaning.

Furniture Moving: If you're getting your carpets cleaned by pros, then in most cases they can clean around large furniture, but only the open areas get cleaned. Normally they ask that you have any small furniture and breakables out of the rooms to be cleaned. Of course if you can't move something out, then they should be able to clean around it as long as they have at least a 2 ft wide open area. The cleaners will not move electronics, dressers, beds, sectionals, etc. for the cleaning.

Cleaning: After pre-treating your carpet, the cleaners will then extract the dirt out with their carpet cleaning system. Different situations call for different types of cleaning processes and they want to make sure that they get your carpet completely clean. The Cleaning Technicians are well trained to operate these systems and care about your home as to not allow any dangerous situations. If there are any problems after the cleaning, then you should let them know so that they will do their best to make it right.

Drying: With any normal cleaning your carpets should be dry in a matter of a few hours..sometimes just a few minutes. Carpet cleaning companies take every measure possible to get your carpet dry and back to a usable condition ASAP. It is understandable that your time is valuable and you need to be able to walk on your carpets in order to live in your home. This small inconvenience is necessary to be sure your carpets are as clean as possible or as we say in the industry "ACAP".

Spot Cleaning: Most stains and spots can be removed from your carpet. There may be permanent damage from things such as bleach, red dye or pet urine, but we do everything in our power to remove and any unwanted discoloration from your carpet. With today's technology they are able to remove certain stains that were not removable in the past. Your Cleaning Technician will have a look at your carpet before the cleaning and let you know in his best opinion what will and what won't come out of your carpet.

Stain: A discoloration of the carpet. To "remove", the staining color must be changed to match the color of the carpet or removed enough to show the original color of the carpet.

Spot: An added ingredient to the carpet that has not changed the color of the carpet but has just covered it enough so that the original color of the carpet cannot be seen. To "Remove", the spot must be cleaned out with a certain cleaning solution depending on the type of spot. Some spots can leave a "Stain" or discoloration of the carpet and this will be determined once the spot is removed.

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