Steaming your Carpets

Posted by on Sep 17, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Steaming your Carpets

Having your carpet steam cleaned may not seem really important in the scheme of things but there are quite a few advantages aside from the obvious aesthetic ones. The major reason to engage in carpet steam cleaning regularly is to safeguard your health.

No matter how often you vacuum your carpets, they can still house various allergens and disease-causing organisms such as mould, dust mites and pet dander. For those individuals who are highly allergic, it may be advisable to remove the carpets altogether but this is not always a practical option.

You need to remember that dirt and moisture are being tracked into your home every day by people and pets. This combination means that carpets can quickly become the ideal environments for various nasty bugs, etc. You also need to remember that this dirt, etc. is trampled into the lower labels of the carpets. Vacuuming simply cannot reach down far enough into the layers in order to get rid of all of this dirt.

Even if you wash your carpets regularly, you will not be able to get rid of all the bugs. In order to really sanitise your carpets, you need to have them steam cleaned. Steam cleaning has the added advantage over carpet washing in that there is no need to use chemicals. Steaming the carpet has the added advantage of lifting the dirt without having to drench it at all.

Of course, the aesthetic benefits of calling in a professional carpet cleaning team are also a great advantage – the nap of your carpet is refreshed. Stains and grubby spots are eliminated and the dirt is lifted from all layers of the carpet. The result is a carpet that looks and smells a whole lot better. It is also helps to increase the longevity of your carpet in general.

The number of times a year that you have your carpet steam cleaned will depend on couple of different factors. Everyone should have their carpets steamed at least once a year – those who suffer from allergies and those who have carpets in higher traffic areas should consider having it done more. You could look at steaming once a month or every two months if the situation calls for it.

In general, steam cleaning your carpets is a great way to keep your home looking and smelling great and also a great way to safeguard the health of yourself and your family. This is especially important if you have pets or kids – let’s face it, they are dirt magnets. Protect them today.