Carpets can be beautiful additions to a business setting, but they can also be one of the dirtiest items in the entire office. The vacuum cleaner may give the appearance that a carpet is clean, but it does tend to miss a lot of dirt deep within the surface of the carpet. There are many ways to help limit the dirtiness of a carpet. This article will help to provide some simple tips and suggestions towards achieving a clean rug.
You can keep a carpet clean by limiting the amount of dirt it is exposed to on a daily basis. A good rule of thumb is to have mats by the entrance of the office so people can wipe their feet. Walking outside can lead to dirty soles, which will ultimately track mud and dirt onto your carpet. Another method of keeping carpets clean is to vacuum on a daily basis. Frequent vacuuming ensures that grit, grime, and dirt does not become lodged deep with thin the carpet or rug. Focus vacuuming efforts where dirt heavily collects; like near a door or entrance way. They standard number for vacuuming is a dozen passes over the carpet.
If the rug is light in color, and has stains from years of usage, the best way to clean the rug is with shampoo. There are many over the counter shampoos that you can by and use with the addition of elbow grease. Be careful not to rub the stain out too much, this will merely push the stain further into the mat of the carpet. Instead press down on the stain with a paper towel or rag and dab at the area. If the rug is too big, you may want to consider renting a commercial shampooer to tackle the task. If you do not know how to properly operate a shampooer, you can run the risk of causing irrevocable damage to you floor surface, which will lead to you buying a brand new, and most likely expensive carpet.
The most assured method of cleaning a rug is to either hire a professional cleaning service or send the rug away to be properly cleansed. These professional office cleaning service are expertly trained on properly clean a carpet. They can get stains out of a well-used carpet and extend its life for long number of years.