• Easy Ways To Extend The Life Of Your Carpet

    Whenever you have new carpeting installed, it is important that you do everything that you can to take care of it. After all, with the investment, you want to make sure that you get the most out of the money that you spend. This is why a lot of people are looking for great ways to save money and keep the life of their carpet for quite some time into the future.

     

    Protect Your Carpet From Heat

     

    Believe it or not, exposing your carpet to heat and excessive sunlight can lead to quite a bit of fading. During the day light hours, take care to close any curtains or blinds to shield your carpet from the sun. Additionally, you may find that heat from heating vents can also start to damage your carpet fibers by becoming brittle over time when heat gets trapped under furniture, etc.

     

    Watch The Water

     

    A lot of people who shampoo their own carpets will either end up using too much water or they do not make sure that they don't bring enough of the water up after application. Water can work to break down fibers and even begin to produce mold or even a stench if left in the carpeting for too long. Whenever to do shampoo your carpet, it is also a good idea to spot test an area to make sure that it isn't going to harm anything.

  • Watch The Wear And Tear

     

    Whenever you are going to be moving furniture items around, be sure that you are cautious of where you are placing it. If you are moving heavy pieces around on your carpet, you can end up pulling the carpet and ruining the integrity of it. For moves and redecorating, outfit the legs of your heavier pieces of furniture with guards that will allow them to slide easily to protect your carpet and prolong the life.

     

    We recommend regular professional carpet cleaning if your carpet is soiled. CPH Services can help, in case of water damaged carpets, our advice is that they need to be taken care of immediately.