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Carpet cleaning in Lehigh Valley
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04/08/2016

How to Properly Spring Clean Your Carpets

The return of spring means warmer weather, more sunshine and the often dreaded spring cleaning. As you start to tackle your spring cleaning projects at home, don't forget to include your carpets in your cleaning tasks. Follow these simple tips from Lehigh Cleanpro in Lehigh Valley, PA to properly clean your carpets this spring.

Start By Vacuuming

Vacuuming is an essential part of maintaining clean carpets all year round. It is recommended that you take care of vacuuming at least once a week to keep dirt and other debris to a minimum around your home. If you have pets in your home, vacuuming should be done more often because of pet hair and odors they may leave behind. Vacuuming as part of your spring cleaning will be a bit different than your normal process. Instead of simply vacuuming areas that are exposed, move around your furniture so you can also reach the areas that are typically covered. For carpets with longer fibers, like shag carpeting, use the hose attachment to properly clean the area and avoid ruining the fibers. It may take longer than usual, but it will be worth it.

Remove Carpet Stains

The best way to remove all carpet stains is by treating them as soon as they happen. While this is ideal, it's not always feasible. If your carpet has set stains that have accumulated over the year, don't stress, some elbow grease and easy to find products are all you need.  Gather some vinegar, water, an iron and a clean rag to get started. Create a solution using one part vinegar and two parts water to treat the stain. Spray the solution onto the stain and place a damp rag on top of it. Iron the rag while on the steam setting. After about 30 seconds the stain should be out of your carpet. If the stain has been there a long time, you may need to repeat the process a few times.

If your carpet needs a professional carpet cleaning in Lehigh Valley, PAcontact Lehigh Cleanpro! Call us at (610) 739- 3317 for the best carpet cleaning service around. Don't forget to ask about our Cleanpro Carpet Cleaning System and all of the services we provide.

Try Steam Cleaning

If you have a steam cleaner at home, try a cheaper and more natural alternative than a store bought cleaning solution. Create a solution using equal parts vinegar and water to steam clean your carpets. You can add a couple drops of essential oil for a more fragrant smell. If there are areas in your carpet that you think need a more potent cleaning solution, simply add more vinegar to your mix.

Get Rid of Carpet Smells

After a thorough deep cleaning, your carpets are sure to smell great. In between deep cleanings, ensure they stay smelling fresh with some simple tricks. The easiest way to keep odors at bay is with baking soda. Simply generously sprinkle baking soda over your carpets and help it penetrate deeper by sweeping it in. Add another layer of baking soda and let it sit overnight. The next day sweep up the excess and proceed to vacuum up the rest. For a more fragrant solution, mix a cup of baking soda and a few drops of essential oil in a shaker. If you have pets at home, you can also add a half cup of borax to your solution. Sprinkle the solution onto your carpet and let it sit for a few minutes before vacuuming the area.

How to Fluff Your Carpets

Carpets can start to lose their fluff over time. This can be caused by foot traffic as well as having heavy items resting in one spot for a long time. If you don't move your furniture often, the squished down carpet will be more obvious when you do. As easy way to remove these dents caused by heavy furniture involves using ice cubes, a towel and an iron. Simply place ice cubes over the dented in area and let them sit until they have melted in and the water has dissolved. Use a towel to gently blot up the excess water and iron the area on the cotton setting. Once the area is almost dry, stop and allow it to air dry before manually fluffing the spot.

Professional Carpet Cleaning Service Near Me in Lehigh Valley, PA

If your carpet is in need of a professional carpet cleaning, don't put it off any longer! Contact Lehigh Cleanpro, the best carpet cleaning service in Lehigh Valley, PA for the best results.  Give us a call at (610) 739- 3317 and ask about all of our services.

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