Carpet Cleaning Tips

When & How to Vacuum
Vacuum heavy traffic areas at least twice a week. The rest of the house at least once a week.
Reducing Wear & Tear
Rearrange furniture every six months this prevents carpet wear and soiling the traffic areas in your home.
The Best Way to Protect
Always purchase carpet and upholstery fabric protection. This extends the life of your flooring and other items. Always use indoor and outdoor mats around the entrances of your home.

Carpet cleaning spotters
Always keep on hand a non-foam based carpet cleaning spotter. If you do not have one make your own. Use a 1/4 teaspoon of dish liquid and Cold water. Always blot the stain never scrub. If stain persists call A professional carpet cleaner.

Clean spots and spills ASAP
It is very important to get the stain out before it has a chance to set. Use as little product as possible. Remember to get the area as dry as possible after treatment to avoid mold and mildew.

How to remove gum?
Place A piece of ice on top of the gum. When the gum hardens simply scrape it off.

Watch for sprouts and snags
If you see any snags in your carpet do not pull on them. Instead get a pair of scissors in snip them off.

Watch out for low end cleaners
These cleaners usually use little to no cleaning detergents. They have also been known to use a bait and switch  type of advertising. These type cleaners also have been known for up charging for the basics and applying deodorizers and carpet protectors making for extremely high bills.

Professional carpet cleaning
Most carpet manufacturers recommend cleaning your carpets every 12 to 18 months. Carpet cleaning is a maintenance program.

How to choose a carpet cleaner
Always use a carpet cleaner who keeps up with the latest technology and makes investments in itself and equipment. Harris carpet cleaning does just that. We take pride in having the latest and newest technology available. We are also up-to-date on all of our certifications. We build our business by doing an excellent job and receiving referrals from our customers.