Avoid Some Mistakes and Improve the Quality of Carpet Cleaning

There are a lot of misconceptions and myths associated with vacuuming. Some people think that it is ineffective to remove dirt from carpets while some think that it causes damages to the floor. Want to know the reality? Well, there is no truth in it; rather, vacuuming is famous to keep the floor in its original condition even if it is done regularly. However, if the person mishandles or does something wrong with the machine, consequences are quite concerning. So, it’s better to avoid making some mistakes that may harm the floor in one way the other.

  1. Inappropriate Carpeting Vacuuming

Residential carpets are usually easy to clean as compared to those that are commercially used. Since commercial carpets have to handle higher traffic and frequent usage, experts suggest to regularly clean them. Most of the people do not realize this necessity because of their lack of interest and limited knowledge about carpet cleaning. What they do not realize that high traffic areas need to keep the carpets clean in order to maintain a healthy environment. Accumulated dust and dirt particles can make the carpet fragile due to which, there would be no better option but to replace with a new one. So, to avoid this problem, it’s better to regularly vacuum the carpet and avoid airborne allergens and dirt particles from affecting anyone or anything in the surrounding.

  1. Wrong Vacuuming Technique

Considering the weight and difficulty to move bulky furniture, people usually cannot access some of the areas on the floor. They actually enjoy the convenience of running machine on clear areas, without being concerned about dust and dirt accumulating at the corners or below the furniture.

Even, people are so lazy to pick loose items from the floor that they simply run the vacuum over with the hope that it would do the job for them. Although this sounds convenient, ever wondered about the consequences? Ever thought the damages caused? Remember that the carpets can have any sort of items on them. Sometimes, the vacuum might pick a sharp or hard object that could disturb vacuum’s internal system.

Also, people do not adjust the beater while vacuuming their fiber. They do not realize that rug fibre is fragile than carpets and might cause trouble in cleaning. They must also avoid vacuuming tassels at the end of the rug as they might be torn due to machine’s pressure.

  1. Zero Maintenance of Vacuum

Another common mistake that usually lead to improper carpet cleaning is lack of maintenance or repair of the machine. People should understand that the filter and bags need replacement as per their durability and usage. There is no reason to ignore them because inefficient bags or filter can cause troubles in the suction, thus leading to inconvenience and discomfort. So, what every individual should do is to change filter once in three months following by the replacement of bag once in three quarters.

All in all, it can be said that people can avoid a lot of problems and dissatisfaction if they start to pay attention on carpet cleaning. They just have to take care of the vacuum and make sure it is in good condition.

Topic revision: r1 - 08 Nov 2018, AnnaBern
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