How to Prepare Your Home for A Professional Carpet Cleaning
Updated: Oct 20, 2021
Professionals carpet cleaners save you time and money by taking away the inconvenience of cleaning your carpet on your own. Here are a few tips on how to help prepare your home for the arrival of a carpet cleaning company.
EASY THINGS TO DO BEFORE THE CARPET CLEANERS ARRIVE
Vacuum Your Carpet
By removing some of the dirt that is stuck in the carpet beforehand, this will make cleaning the carpets a lot easier and speed up the process. It also makes reaching the dirt that is deeply embedded in the fibers of the carpet a lot easier for the cleaners to access.
Remove Furniture from the Carpeted Area
Items like furniture, plants and lamps should be removed from the area you are having cleaned prior to the cleaner’s arrival. This will make it easier for the technicians to properly clean the areas to the fullest extent.
De-clutter the Area
By de-cluttering the area, you wish to have cleaned, it makes it easier for the technicians to move their equipment without damaging any fragile items. It also makes it a safer environment by removing any tripping hazards.
Clean Your Baseboards
By cleaning your baseboards before the carpet cleaning technicians arrive it will ensure your carpet stays clean.
Make Room for the Carpet Cleaner
The carpet technicians need to pull their equipment as close to your door as possible. So, making ahead of time, like moving your vehicles to another portion of the driveway helps make their jobs easier by allowing them easy access to their vehicle and equipment.
Inspect Your Carpet
Making notes of high traffic areas as well as stains helps identify problem areas that may need additional attention in the future. If you have deep stains it may require additional cleanings after the initial.
If you have pets in your home, you will want to make sure you have them in an area of the home where they won’t be frightened by the loud equipment and the people that will be coming in, and out of the home. It makes for a safe environment for your pets and the technicians.
WHAT TO DO AFTER YOUR CARPET IS CLEANED
Stay off the Carpet
The carpet will need proper time to dry before it would be a good idea to walk on it after a cleaning. By walking on it before it has the chance to properly dry can cause it to take longer to dry as well as, create the chance for it to get dirty again. It can also be a safety hazard causing you to fall and hurt yourself.
Use Warm air to dry the Carpet Faster
If you would like to cut down on the dry time of your carpet, for most carpets it is safe to use fans. If the weather permits, you can also open doors and window to help speed up the process.
Wait Until the Carpet Dries Completely Before Moving the Furniture
Please wait at least 24 hours for the carpet to dry before moving furniture back into the rooms you had cleaned. Moving furniture back into the area too soon can cause dirt to accumulate in the carpet again
It is recommended to wait at least 24 hours before you vacuum the cleaned areas. By waiting, you help keep your carpet pristine and beautiful.
For additional tips, or if you would like to schedule a cleaning, please contact the carpet cleaning professionals at Blue’s Carpet Cleaning at 719-494-1440 today!