Effective carpet care maintenance program

carpet care edmontonMost people will replace theirs carpets because the carpet gets ugly not because it wears out, carpet ends up being replaced because of the “cow trails” in high traffic areas and the amount of stains that build up over time. Much of this damage could have been avoided with a effective carpet care maintenance program.

Vacuuming is the first step in effective carpet care Edmonton

Vacuuming is the first and most important step to carpet maintenance. Carpets hide lots of dirt and debris and if left in the carpet by not vacuuming regularly this dried soil of grit and grim will break down your carpet’s by crushing and cutting the fibres, leading to carpets that have worn out prematurely in high traffic areas but in good shape in other less used areas. Purchasing a good vacuum and using it on a regular basis will do more to extend the life of your carpets then anything else.

Carpet care tip #1

To help remove odors and give a fresher smell to your house Home Pros suggests that you use a small box of baking soda with a few drops of potpourri essential oil mixed in. Spread this mixture throughout the carpet area you wish to vacuum and let it sit for about 20 minutes and then vacuum away.

Cleaning spots and stains for effective carpet care maintenance program

Accidents happen all the time, a glass of juice, wax from a candle, chocolate cake and the most feared accident of all pet stains. The good news is that most stains can be removed if taken care of right away. I you leave these stains to set in and oxidize, many that would have been lifted out easily can develop into tough stubborn stains that will require the attention of a professional or worse and have developed into permanent stains that can’t be removed. The key is fast action attention.

Carpet care tip #2

Use Home Pros Group “Stain Pro Removal Guide” for easy home remedies that apply to the most common stains.

Carpet Care Maintenance Program Parts 1 & 2

Part 1 – Regular vacuuming: This is an everyday or every other day task for traffic areas and be sure to give extra attention to heavy soil areas such as entrances and hallways. Vacuum weekly in non-traffic area and once per month for all the corners and edges.

Part 2 – Spot cleaning: The secret here is to get it as soon as it happens. Keep harmless spots from turning into hard to remove problem stains by using the tips in Home Pros Stain Pro application.


Thanks for reading, we hope that these tips will help keep your carpet looking new and fresh for years to come, be sure to check back for part two of Home Pros Group series on the basics of carpet care.