Carpet Care

Carpet Care Melbourne, FL

How to Clean Carpet

K&Y Carpet One Floor & Home’s experts in Melbourne, FL want you to have a carpet that will hold up and look beautiful for the entire life of the floor. Follow these care instructions on how to clean carpet so your floor will look just as new as the day it was installed!

Vacuum once or twice a week, depending on how much traffic the room gets. This will remove any loose soil which can be worked into the carpet fibers if not taken care of promptly.

  • Use a vacuum with adjustable rotating brushes to effectively remove dirt.

  • Set the correct vacuum height for the carpet pile.

  • Change direction of your vacuuming path frequently.

  • Use clean brushes in good condition and replace them when they are worn.

  • Empty your vacuum bag when it is halfway full. If the bag becomes full, it will operate less-efficiently.

According to the Carpet and Rug Institute, a carpet should be deep-cleaned every 12-18 months. A deep-cleaning will remove dirt that has been worked into the carpet fibers by heavy foot traffic. Methods of deep-cleaning include dry extraction, dry foam extraction, hot water extraction, shampooing, and an absorbent pad method. Refer to you carpet manufacturer’s instructions for which methods are covered under your product’s warranty.

Always refer to your carpet manufacturer’s recommendations on proper care for your carpet. Certain cleaning solutions can permanently damage your carpet’s fibers and possibly void your warranty.