Steps to Keeping Your Carpets Clean and Tidy

If you have lots of carpets in your property, then you are probably used to running a vacuum cleaner over them from time to time.  This is a good start, but to really clean the carpets, you need to use some cleaning products!  You’d be amazed at the amount of dirt held deep within the carpet fibres that a vacuum cleaner simply cannot get to.  Here are the steps for using carpet cleaning products in order to get your carpeted areas spick and span in no time!

Step One: Decide which type of product you wish to use.  Some cleaners are in powder form, some are to be diluted with water.  Depending on the size of the carpet you need to clean, you can choose the right product to suit.  Powders can be spread over large areas relatively quickly, whereas liquids take a little more time.

Step Two: If you are using a powder cleaner, always read the label first to check how much to dispense onto the carpet at once.  If using a liquid, again, check to see how much to dilute in water.  If you over-dilute it, it will not work as well!

Step Three: Leave the product on for at least 30 minutes, however it is even better to leave it overnight.  As a general rule, the packages normally say 30 minutes.

Step Four: Once the product has sat for the recommended time, hoover the product off.  It should have softened up any stains and brought those with it.  Make sure any liquid cleaner is fully dry before you vacuum!