Frequently Asked Questions on Cleaning Carpets and Upholstery

Carpet is an essential element of your home decor. Everyday people from your family, friends, clients, and pets walk on it. Their shoes and paws bring in dirt and dust on it and along with that many things in the air like pollen, mould, skin, hair and pet dander also get settled on the carpet.

Many people prefer vacuuming their carpets, but with regular use some things will be left behind, which allow the growth of mold. Therefore, it is important to get your upholstery and carpet cleaned from time to time.

To get more clarity, here are the FAQs that will help you understand the process of professional cleaning.

What are the benefits of upholstery and carpet cleaning maintenance?

To preserve the fabric, appearance and increase the shelf life of your carpet for years, thorough care and maintenance are required. Cleaning your carpets regularly has also helped in asthma, allergies, and respiratory issues. It also prevents early wear and tear of your carpets.

How often should you have your carpets cleaned professionally?

The need of getting your carpets cleaned purely depends on your home and workplace and requirements. The cleaning is recommended between the intervals of six months to 12 months. Carpets should be thoroughly cleaned, before they get heavily soiled. To prolong the life of carpets, you should have them frequently cleaned by professionals.

How much time the cleaning process will take?

To get an estimated time of cleaning process, you must ask carpet and upholstery cleaning specialists. They are more capable to share all the inputs and time requirement. This will help you to attain an approximate time for the job completion.

What will be the effect of cleaning/chemicals on kids and pets?

Safety and health are given the utmost importance by professional cleaners. Their cleaning solutions are lab tested for their effect on occupants and the surrounding environments. The cleaning services use environmentally green products. It is advised that kids and pets are kept off the wet carpet to avoid any slipping, falling or tracking of soiled imprints.

Do the customers need to move their furniture?

Except the heavy furniture and breakables, all the light furniture, rugs, chair, TV, etc. will be moved by the professional cleaning service. However, to make it more spacious for cleaners to work, you can move heavy furniture on your own.

Will there be any effect on the decorating of any part of the house?

The cleaning process is very safe and of no risk to any object within the house. There are no bigger machinery used for the cleaning and if used, proper care is taken, while handling them inside the premises to keep the decoration intact.

After the cleaning process, will the upholstery and carpet look brand new?

The answer to this question completely depends on how old your carpet is. If the carpet is old and there is fibre wear and tear or stains that cannot be removed or repaired, in such cases carpet can’t be fetched back to its original look. However, the protective coating that is applied to protect the fabric from spotting, stains, etc. add shine and will preserve the look for longer duration.

Author’s bio:

Scott Forbes works as a supervisor at one of the best carpet and upholstery cleaning, and they cover wide service areas including Reigate, Horley, Redhill, East Grinstead, and Horsham. Please visit their website to contact them.