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How to Protect Your Carpet Care & Maintenance of Carpet

No matter your new carpet is commercial or residential this investment requires proper care and maintenance which can be helpful to reduce ware out condition.

Care and maintenance of carpets

  1. Use a walk-off mat for front door or other entrance to absorb soil and moisture.
  2. Using a good carpet pad: A better carpet pad provides better resilience and comfort also add to the life carpet.
  3. Rugs under carpet: when you use area rugs over carpet remove or clean them regularly.
  4. Carpet and heavy furniture: Does furniture damage carpet?
    Yes, furniture should be move to avoid excessive pile crush. Put protectors such as coasters under the legs of chairs or table. Use a protective sheet when moving heavy furniture on carpet, specially pianos and buffets.
  5. Does sunlight change the color of carpet? How to protect carpet against sunlight?  Sunlight changes the color of carpet and to protect your carpet from direct sunlight by using blinds, shades or an awning.
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Vacuuming Carpet:

The most important maintenance step is proper vacuuming.  Vacuuming thoroughly and frequently mostly in high traffic areas will remove solid and dirt before they become embedded in to carpet pile


What type of vacuum cleaner should I use or buy?

 A proper vacuum cleaner is vital to prolonging the beauty and life of your carpet. Some of the inexpensive machines can only remove the dirt from the surface of carpet & can’t get dirt and particles embedded in the pile.

McCurley’s Floor and www.MacFloor.com recommends to use vacuums with a rotating brush or combination beater/brush bar that adjust to the carpet pile & mechanically loosens soil.

For those carpets such as loop pile or longer pile the recommendation is to use suction only vacuum or a vacuum with adjustable brush.


How often should I vacuum my carpet?

  1. Use high efficiency vacuum bags, microfiltration bags and help your carpet and air clean.
  2. At least once a week in low traffic areas and in moderate to heavy traffic areas carpet should clean at least 5 times per week.

How do I remove spills, spits and stains from my carpet:

No matter how careful you are, accidents from kids, dogs, and parties happen. Your beautiful carpet requires a quick response with a proper cleaning process. Avoid using any house hold carpet cleaners because some of them contain chemicals which can damage your carpet. McCurley’s Floor www.MacFloor.com provides you quality carpet and flooring products with the proper care & maintenance products. Here’s how to remove spots & stains from your carpet:

  1. Remove solid materials with a clean tablespoon, or dull knife edge from carpet.
  2. Blot spills with clean white absorbent materials like towels, napkins or tissues. Do not rub the carpet.
  3. Apply warm water to stained area and blot with white cloths, repeating until no stain shows on towels.

If stain remaining on carpet, make a solution of ¼ teaspoon dishwashing liquid detergent to 1 cup of warm water and then using a clean cloth, apply the solution to the stained area, let it soak approximately 4 minutes and rinse with clears warm water and blot to remove extra moisture.


Steam cleaning carpet:

Steam cleaning carpet or hot water extraction provides the best capability for deep carpet cleaning. Steam cleaning is done by machine to apply water & cleaning solution. A strong vacuum then extracts the solution. This method requires professional carpet cleaners.


What should you know when carpet need steam cleaning?

Please Note: Steps that your carpet and cleaning professional need to follow:

 Before steam cleaning your carpet.

  1. Require cleaning vacuum
  2. Vacuum carpet properly
  3. Use professional steam cleaner
  4. PH for cleaning solution for carpet need to be less than 10.
  5. Avoid cleaning solution with cationic agent.

Do it yourself carpet cleaning:

You can rent a steam cleaning machine. Things you should know before you do steam cleaning.

  1. Make sure steam cleaning machine is clean.
  2. Use strong vacuum to dry the carpet within 6 to 12 hours after clean carpet.
  3. Avoid using too much water.
  4. Avoid using too much detergent.
  5. Use cleaning solution less than 10 P.H
  6. Use only recommended cleaning solution for carpet.
  7. Follow the manufacturer’s direction when using detergent for cleaning carpet and cleaning area rugs.

Carpet stain remover guide

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McCurley’s Floor Center www.MacFloor.com has been providing and distributing the best stain, spot and soil resistance carpet flooring products for over 40 years. Many of the floor care cleaner and maintenance products have been tested for years.

Shaw R2X Spots and Stain Remover.

Shaw R2X stains and soil remover for carpet is the best spot cleaner for most house hold stains and soiling. There is no residue to rinse out of the carpet in addition to Shaw R2X stain and soil remover for carpet there is Shaw R2X flooring cleaner available for cleaning hardwood floor tile and laminate flooring which remove household dirt of grease and scuffs.

Shaw R2X stain and soil remover and R2X floor cleaner has been tested and given the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval by the Good Housekeeping Institute and the Wool Safe Certificate of Accreditations.

Purchase Shaw R2X at McCurley’s Floor Center in the San Francisco Bay Area, Concord, San Ramon, & Danville.

We ship nationwide and export floor cleaning products internationally.

The superior repellency of R2X keeps liquid stains on the face of the carpet when they can easily removed.
Incredible Spots and Stain Remover.

Carpet, clothing and upholstery stain remover and carpet deodorizer incredible lifts stains from carpet and clothing quickly and easily, just rub it in and blot. Leave the carpet fiber clean and fresh smelling without soapy residue.
Incredible Spots and Stain Remover

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