How You Can Keep Your Area Rugs Clean
Periodic rug cleaning San Diego services by a professional is recommended in the overall well being and look of your rugs but there are various things you can do to help keep your rugs looking clean and new on a regular basis.
* First, in the same way as carpets, vacuuming your rug every week will give you a head start in keeping dirt and grime from sinking far into the fabric. It would also be wise to vaccum the back side of the rug at least every 3 to 4 months.
* Secondly, it would be beneficial to care for the area surrounding your rug. If you have hardwood floors continue to sweep around the rug to make sure your rug’s outer edges can stay relatively clean. If you have a rug on carpet, be sure to vacuum regularly. This will go a long way in keeping nearby dirt and dust from finding its way onto your rug.
* Thirdly, if you’re using a hardwood floor or have nice flooring in general, it would be wise to have a protective, non-slip pad between your rug and floor to prevent scratching the surface of your floors. This is also a safety issue so rugs will not slide out from underneath people who happen to be walking over them.
* Lastly, If something happens to spill on your rug, be sure to give enough time and allow the rug and the surface the rug is laying on, to dry before putting it back into its place.