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Understanding Carpet Cleaning

Ask yourself this question: What do you get your satisfaction from when it comes to cleaning our home?

There are a few possible answers to this question. Those who loathe cleaning might answer something like ‘I get the satisfaction from finishing it’. Others might say they love the feeling of getting their home truly clean and tidy. 

One thing with cleaning your home is that the more you put in, the more you tend to get out. If you are one of those people that tries to get their cleaning done as quickly as possible and are satisfied when it is over, you might not actually be doing much good.

Why is this? A quick vacuum here and there certainly won’t do any harm, but doesn’t tend to get parts of your home truly and deeply clean.

This is particularly the case when it comes to the carpets of your home. Carpets are a particularly tricky part of the home to get clean. Sure, they are easy to run a vacuum cleaner over and convince yourself that you have made your carpet completely spotless. Unfortunately, this is usually not quite the case.

Don’t get us wrong, vacuum cleaning is a vital part of home cleaning and can get rid of a lot of dirt and debris. But the very design of the normal carpet means there are plenty of nooks and crannies that even the most powerful vacuum cleaners struggle to reach. 

In this blog, we take you through why a simple vacuuming of your carpets might not be quite enough, and what you can do to take things to the next level.


Why is it important to clean carpets regularly?

One of the main reasons to regularly clean your carpets is because they can be a hotbed for all kinds of things that you don’t want in your home.
Those of a nervous disposition might not like the thought, but it’s quite conceivable that bed bugs, dust mites, carpet beetles and even fleas could be living in your carpet.

These are not pleasant and they are not the kind of pets you likely want to be keeping. And unfortunately, so deep and embedded into your carpets these creatures can be, that a simply quick vacuum now and again might not do the trick.

There are plenty more benefits to cleaning your carpets regularly beyond getting rid of this kind of unwanted visitor.

Bacteria and allergens can live in your carpets too. And strangely, having a dirty carpet can even impact the airflow of your home.

And of course, cleaning your carpet in a deeper way should have major aesthetic benefits. Some colour restoration is likely, and the whole room can benefit from a sprucing up.


How best to deep clean your carpet

In order to shift all the dirt and dust from your carpets, it is worth investing in a high quality carpet cleaner

A deep carpet clean can get deep into the fabric of your carpets and shift any unwanted components.

This in turn helps to create a healthier environment in your home, extends the life of your carpets, helps to get rid of stains, and helps remove traffic lines that might develop in your home over time.

Add all this together, and you get a beautifully clean carpet that really helps to enhance the interior aesthetic of your home.


Top carpet cleaning tips

The carpet cleaning process involves a cleaning solution or detergent, rigorous scrubbing brushes and a vacuuming process. This means that after the cleaning has been completed, there will be a period whereby the carpet will be damp to the touch. 

Though it certainly won’t be drenched, it can take between 6-10 hours for a carpet to fully dry. That means that it might be a good idea to do your carpet cleaning just before you leave for work or before you go to bed, as this allows for ample time for the carpet to fully dry.

When it comes to cleaning your carpets, using detergent can help you to get a deeper clean done. Vytronix offers a carpet cleaning detergent that is great at cleaning carpets and upholstery, and can enhance the overall cleanliness of your home. 


Can you clean all different types of carpet?

You can clean all different types of carpet, but some are easier to treat than others.

Generally speaking, carpets with a bigger carpet loop are easier to clean. This means that a carpet clean on surfaces like berber carpets require a deeper clean less frequently.

However a quality carpet cleaner should be able to do an intense and thorough clean regardless of the carpet style, and leave you satisfied with the outcome.


Carpet cleaners at Vytronix

Vytronix has an excellent carpet cleaner range, as well as steam cleaners that can help to leave your carpets and surfaces of your home looking truly magnificent.

Be sure to take a look through everything we have to offer at Vytronix and get a great purchase for your home cleaning needs today.

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