Everyone would want to live in a clean home and one of the ways to make your home attractive is to ensure that you have a clean carpet at all the times. So long as you have the carpet in your building, it is bound to get dirty and this calls for its cleaning. It is advised that you should regularly clean it depending on the nature of the dirt and/or if it is infected with something that may be allergic to you. Many people tend to clean the carpets themselves in an attempt to save some bucks. As much as it is a good idea to save some bucks, you need to understand that when it comes to carpet cleaning, the end result will not be as good as that of a professional carpet cleaner.
Time: 6 Days Cost: $200 Difficulty: Medium
Below are some of the dangers that you may experience as you try to clean the carpet at home.
The results are poor.
There are people who rent out machines and many times, they lack the needed cleaning power. Basically, the size and the power of a machine matter and may times the rental machines are the portable ones with no much power. Lack of enough power will not clean the carpet completely. The power output determines how stubborn stain gets out of your carpet. A hand-held carpet cleaner will not have a lot of effect on the carpet. Going for professional local carpet cleaners, who not only have the machines for cleaning, but they are experienced in different stain removal.
Your carpet will stay damp for days.
Due to a busy schedule, you may lack time to let the carpet dry completely. This results in a damp nature of the carpet and it brings about awful smell throughout the house. This is not what any homeowner would love to have in their house especially when there are people coming over the house.
The molds are likely to build up.
In addition to the dampness of the carpet, the molds will build upon your carpet after a short duration of time on your carpet. This will not only affect your carpet but it is hazardous to your health and also damage your house outlook for years.
The carpets will be delaminated and also develop some discoloration.
For many people cleaning the carpet, they take it that it is just a matter of having a clean carpet. However, there is more to this. When the carpet gets over-wet, there will be changes noted in the carpet colors. Basically, this is a permanent damage to your carpet.
It goes without saying that nobody would want any of the above to happen with their carpets. To avoid this, it is recommended that you should always take your carpet to professional cleaners.
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