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Tips For Caring For Your Carpet

Carpets are expensive. The best way to have beautiful carpets for many years is to keep them clean. Here are a few tips for caring for your carpet to extend their life and help ensure the health and sanitation of your family.

  • Vacuum Often

Dirt in the carpet causes wear and tear on the carpet fibers. Regular vacuuming will keep soil from getting ground into the fibers and permanently staining your carpet.

  • Professional Carpet Cleaning

Having your carpets cleaned at least twice a year will maintain your carpets elegance and sanitation. The best professional carpet cleaners in Gilbert, Chandler, Mesa, Apache Junction, Queen Creek, Tempe, Scottsdale, Ahwatukee, and Phoenix, Arizona use the most advanced steam cleaning technologies to clean and sanitize your carpet. Utilizing their years of carpet cleaning experience and expertise, they are able to remove dirt and other material from deep within carpet fibers.

  • Children and Pets

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Exceptions to this twice a year cleaning
guideline are if you have small children and pets. With the combination of additional dirt being tracked into the house, spills, crumbs, and other sources of carpet stains increasing, it’s a good idea to get the carpets cleaned more frequently. A deep cleaning every three months should help protect your carpet and the health of your family.

Look for a professional carpet cleaning service in the East Valley that can provide relief to customers for issues with pet odor removal, and stain removal. Over time, wear and tear of children and pets can leave dirt stains on the carpets, even after vacuuming and cleaning the carpet yourself. A professional deep steam clean can help eliminate allegerins, bacteria and mold that can adversely affect the indoor air quality of your home and your family’s health.

  • Carpet Stains

Wiping up spills in a timely manner will help extend the life of your carpet and keep it looking fresh and clean.

If you have carpet stains, odors will soon follow. Many times people living in the house may not even notice the odor, but your visitors probably will. If you clean carpet stains as soon as you see any dirt, it will be easier to get it clean. Once it works its way deep into the fibers, it is much more difficult to get out.

With years of experience, the ideal residential carpet cleaning service will employ experts who are well versed in common residential carpet stains and cleaning problems. Ask your carpet cleaner if they are experienced with your particular type of carpet, and solving your specific carpet cleaning issue.

  • Carpeting in Your Rental Home

If you are renting a home or condo in the East Valley, do not be deceived by the sparkling look of its carpet. The carpets may look clean, but to avoid health complications, call a professional carpet cleaning service right away and let them deep clean your carpet.


About A Mug You Can Trust

With more than 35 years of carpet cleaning experience, A Mug You Can Trust uses state-of-the-art equipment providing exceptional results for homes, commercial and retail businesses. A Mug You Can Trust values their customers by doing what they say they’ll do, on time, for one guaranteed price, with no hidden charges. Call A Mug You Can Trust at (480) 626-3492 or email alan@amugyoucantrust.com for a carpet cleaning estimate.

How Pet Owners Can Keep Carpets Clean

professional-pet-stain-removalAs a pet owner, you have your work cut out for you. Not only are the tasks involved with owning a pet equivalent to a full time job, as you need to fed them, shelter them, clean them, and most importantly love them! In addition to taking care of the basic needs of the animal, you need to make sure you’re taking care of your home – including your carpeting.

Having the additional foot-traffic imposed upon your carpet can wreak havoc on its overall appearance. Pets don’t know to wipe their feet when they come bounding in out of the yard, muddy paws and all. They don’t mean to cause such problems, they just don’t know any better and they certainly can’t learn to take their shoes off before walking on the carpets like their human companions can!

To keep your sanity, here are a few pointers оn keeping your carpet looking clean and fresh dеspіtе the addition to your household of those furry critters!

The first thing you ѕhоuld do іѕ to be sure to vacuum on a regular basis. For homes without pets, it’s highly recommended that you vacuum your carpets at last once a week. However, whenever you add an animal into the equation, it may be necessary to increase the number of times you vacuum weekly to two or three times. Not only will this remove the pet hair from the carpet, it will help keep dirt from getting ground in to the fibers over time.

In addition to vacuuming your carpet, be sure to vacuum and upholstered furniture and tile as well. If these items aren’t clean, you’ll just be transferring dirt from one place to the next as the family moves within the home. You’ll be amazed on how just vacuuming on a regular basic can help pet dander and hair to a minimum.

Accidents happen. If your dog or cat does have an accident, it’s important to clean up the area as quickly as possible. The sooner you deal with the mess, the greater the possibility that you can remove it entirely and leave the area clean and fresh. To clean up urine, start by extracting as much of the liquid as you can with either a shop vac or a few towels. If you’re using the towel, be sure to put some weight on top of the towel and allow time for the urine to be absorbed.

After you’re removed the urine, you can use an over the counter stain remover or make your own mix using three parts warm water to one part white vinegar. This is an excellent home remedy to clean up pet urine. Apply it sparingly to the spot and blot using a clean, dry cloth. Remember not to saturate the carpet as this can cause further damage. Also, be sure to not to rub any stain into your carpet. After you’ve cleaned with the carpet cleaning solution, rinse the post with clean water and once again use either a shop vac or another clean towel to blot dry.

Baking soda can help if there is still some odor after cleaning the area. Simply sprinkle over the area, let sit for a while and then vacuum up.

Keeping your carpets clean between professional carpet cleaning is relatively easy. Be aware, as a pet owner, it’s your responsibility to protect the health of your family and your pets. Regular professional carpet cleaning can kill bacteria, fungus, mold, and dust mites — all potential hazard to your family and furry friends.


About A Mug You Can Trust

With more than 35 years of carpet cleaning experience, A Mug You Can Trust uses state-of-the-art equipment providing exceptional results for homes, commercial and retail businesses. A Mug You Can Trust values their customers by doing what they say they’ll do, on time, for one guaranteed price, with no hidden charges. Call A Mug You Can Trust at (480) 626-3492 or email alan@amugyoucantrust.com for a carpet cleaning estimate.

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Try to remove the spot immediately. Absorb it into a cloth by blotting not rubbing.

Dog pee  or pet stain you can use a mixture of vinegar and water at a ratio of 10 to one to remove.

Carpet Cleaning can be tricky so always pretest a spot in an inconspicuous area.

 


About A Mug You Can Trust

With more than 35 years of floor cleaning experience, A Mug You Can Trust uses state-of-the-art equipment providing exceptional results for homes, commercial and retail businesses. A Mug You Can Trust values their customers by doing what they say they’ll do, on time, for one guaranteed price, with no hidden charges. Call A Mug You Can Trust at (480) 626-3492 or visit www.floorcleaningaz.com for a floor cleaning estimate.

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Alan Mandel

Alan Mandel has more than 35 years of experience in the carpet and floor cleaning industry. He is the owner of 'A Mug You Can Trust', a full service floor cleaning company located in Mesa, Arizona.

A Mug You Can Trust

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