Holiday Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning
It’s official; the holidays are upon us. The countdown begins to the numerous holiday dinners, parties and house guest that you will entertain in your home. You are the prepared hostess, making sure that every detail is planned perfectly, each meal prepped and everyone’s favorites accounted for and every gift bought, wrapped and placed under the Christmas tree. But is your home ready? Are your carpets and upholstery really clean?
Carpets act as a filter, trapping dust, dirt, gases, animal hair, and other soils. Vacuuming is a key component to proper care and maintenance of carpet. IICRC states that 79% of soil in carpet is dry soil. All carpet manufacturers agree on actions you can take between carpet cleanings to increase the life span of your carpet. Preventative maintenance actions include:
- Regular vacuuming
- Spot removal
- Plaiting the carpet to prevent matting,
- Moving furniture to change traffic patterns
- Using walk-off mats to limit the amount of soil tracked onto the carpet
Professional cleaning can address moderate and heavy soil conditions in your carpets. How often you’ll need professional cleaning depends on soil build-up, traffic, type and color of your carpeting. A good rule of thumb would be to professionally clean your carpet every 12 months. The best advice is to clean carpets before they become totally saturated with soil. If you wait until carpets look really dirty, the carpets may never be restored to their former appearance. Dirt builds up in layers, and when a carpet looks dirty you are only seeing the dirt at the tips of the fibers. More dirt is hiding below the surface down near the base of the pile, causing damage to the carpet. When a carpet is saturated with dirt, the soil has penetrated crevices and has become firmly lodged.
The SERVPRO System offers a number of cleaning options to match any type of upholstery or carpet by offering a range of specialized cleaning methods:
- Bonnet Cleaning: A less aggressive method for short piled carpets.
- Hot Water Extraction: A deeper cleaning method for all carpet types.
- Deluxe Precondition and Rinse: Helps restore deeply soiled areas.
- Showcase Premier Cleaning: The most thorough cleaning method in the industry.
- Dry Cleaning: When color-fastness is an issue.
For a cleaning backed by state-of-the-art equipment, over 40 years of experience and Professionals trained to the highest standards, the team at SERVPRO® of North Cabarrus County & China Grove will get the job done right. Give us a call for your holiday carpet cleaning needs. (704) 939-1944.