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Carpet tips from a pro!

Choosing the right carpet is important part of house decoration and it will also affect future maintenance of the space.Clean carpets are also important for your health, it is not just about the apprentice.
There are couple of things that you should consider if you thinking about implementing a carpet in your living space. First of all what kind of carpet to choose, which material will be the best four your house but also for the budget.
First lets talk about the types of carpets. There are couple of them and they all differ in price and quality.
1.Acrylic

Advantages of acrylic are that it resists static electricity, moisture, mildew, fading, crushing, staining,and sun damage. It is not however durable enough for high traffic areas.

2.Blends

Blends are typically made from nylon and olefin. It is not so good when it comes to stains. The fiber receives stains unevenly and they are usually there to stay.

3.Nylon

This is the strongest material for the carpets, with excellent resistance to abrasion, insects, molding, mildew, rot, and many chemicals. It is easy to maintain and dye, while upholding its color admirably. They are not as expensive as wool, but more expensive than polypropylene, and polyester. Nylon carpet of mid level and higher quality can last up to 12 to 15 years.

4.Olefin Or Polypropylene

Next best after nylon is Polypropylene carpet.Less expensive than wool, nylon, and polyester, olefin/polypropylene continues to gain popularity. Polypropylene is not exactly 'crush resistant' and can be prone to matting, crushing, and general scuffs, depending on the pile cut.

5.Wool

Wool is a natural product - luxurious, strong, and stain resistant but also the most expensive one. It maintains its fiber height very well. Soft to the touch and very dense, wool has a more comfortable feel than other carpet fibers.Wool is also quite durable, and easily dyed in many colors. It is an excellent choice for its rich appearance and luxury image; however, it must be maintained properly. When it comes to texture and patterns, one option is to go with choices that have darker shades which work well to conceal dirt. But a patterned weave could pose a problem if it is placed in an area where there is a lot of foot traffic, since dirt will more easily collect in recesses, which are more difficult to vacuum and clean in general.But the most important thing by far, no matter what type of carpet you go with, is to have it cleaned professionally. Not only is it easiest for you, since you will be leaving it to pros to do the job, but the pros know that the nice appearance of your carpet and the ease with which it is achieved mostly comes down to one thing: having it cleaned regularly.

It equally important that carpet if taken care of regularly. If you don't have any idea how to do it, here are some tips from the pros!
1.Vacuum both horizontally and vertically. First vacuum the entire room forward and back, then repeat the process going left to right. Carpet fibers are typically twisted, and by going both directions you can ensure that every part of the fiber has been reached.
2.Vacuum regularly. "Regularly" on couple of factors. In general, it's recommended to vacuum at least once a week per person in your household or roughly 20 pounds of pet.For example, a couple with two cats should vacuum three times a week.
3.Pick the right carpet cleaner. In the market there a lot of carpet cleaners available. They typically come in spray bottles or cans to make spot cleaning easier.There are many multipurpose solutions when it comes to cleaning products, read the label to determine if a particular cleaner is right for your stain and carpet type. Pay special attention on the that stains caused by bodily fluids. They often need to be cleaned in the special way.
If your are still not sure about all this, it is better to consult commercial carpet cleaning service provider.
Source:  WikiHow 

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