Rug and Carpet care in Lake Forest, Il


The shoes off , or shoe booties rule is the answer to many people's effort to keep carpets clean.If you do not adhere to this rule, you'll need to spend more time and effort vacuuming and checking for stains. Dial-A-Maid cleaning service in Evanston, Il. makes it a practice to wear booties upon entering any house and/or building. Here are a few tips to keep your carpets and floors cleaner and more dust-free.

1. Use a doormat at each entrance to your house both inside and outside. This makes a big difference in preventing rugs and carpets from gathering dirt.

2. Use a good quality underlay for extra cushioning. It helps prevent dirt from being ground into the carpet and makes it easier to be collected by the vacuum. If the edge of a carpet or rug starts to roll up, press it flat or someone might trip. Lay a damp cotton cloth on the curled edge and iron it firmly, using a medium setting.

3. Keep the curtains drawn at sunny times, so your carpets and rugs will not fade. 

4. Reposition your rugs and turn them around regularly to avoid wear, fading, and damage done by furniture.

5. Vacuum regularly. This is your first line of defense. Vacuum rugs and carpets every week. Dirt and dust make rugs and carpets look grubby and lead to the appearance of worn patches. Make sure you invest in  a good vacuum cleaner. Dial-A-Maid cleaning service in Evanston, Il. 60201, always comes to your home with 2 vacuums, an upright vacuum for carpeting and a cylinder vacuum cleaner with all the attachments, for rugs. Using the 2 vacuum idea, you are assured of keeping both your rugs and carpets clean and dust free for years to come. Make sure to change your vacuum bag when it's full, or clean your bagless vacuum dirt container when it's 3/4 full, rinsing it out and air drying it. Don't forget to check ths filter each time you empty the dirt container. From time to time, wipe the wheels with a damp cloth. This removes dirt, which marks carpets and damages wooden floors. If you use the vacuum cleaner outside to clean the interior of your car, stand it on a rubber mat to stop the sheels from picking up dirt and grim.

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