Carpet Cleaning Professionals
If you have carpets in your home, it really doesn’t matter how careful you are, your carpets will eventually be subjected to some kind of spill, accident or have dirt tracked in from outside. An expert carpet cleaner Adelaide is the best person to offer advice on how to keep your carpets looking clean and fresh.
Stains on carpets should never be rubbed as this will only force the stains deeper into the fibers. Stains and spills should be blotted with a clean cloth and detergent. By blotting you place only a small amount of pressure in order to soak up the stain.
Club soda is an effective treatment against wine and beer stains but you have to use it correctly.
Surprisingly shaving cream is one of the best stain removers to use on carpets. Apply the shaving cream directly to the stain and leave it to set for thirty minutes. After the shaving cream has set simply blot it away with a dry cloth. Mix one part vinegar and one part water to form a solution. Spray it onto the area and wipe the solution away with a clean cloth.
Chewing gum is one of the worst offenders for carpet damage according to a professional carpet cleaner. Freeze the gum with some ice cubes for at least thirty seconds. Once the gum is hardened, remove it with a spoon. You will have to cut the fibers as close to the gum as possible but on a small area that shouldn’t be noticeable.
According to a professional carpet cleaner, a mixture of dishwashing detergent and water is the perfect cleaning solution to get rid of grease stains. Spray the solution onto the spot and then blot it off. You may need to repeat this a few times to get the stain off completely.
Wax on a carpet is a nightmare. In order to get the dry wax off, you need to heat it up again. Place a cloth over the stain and iron over it. Scrape it off with a butter knife. Now place a paper towel over the area and iron over that. The melting wax will stick to the paper and after a few applications, the wax will be removed.
Hydrogen peroxide is the perfect solution for the removal of blood stains from carpets.
There are times when you cannot call in a professional carpet cleaner or when something really needs to be cleaned up now. These tips provided by the professionals makes their job that little bit easier when they come to do a complete carpet clean. Handling the messes in the wrong way can only exacerbate the problem and cause a deepening of the stain.