Daily wear and tear, along with spills and stains, can lead to permanent damage of your carpet fibers. Not having your carpets regularly cleaned also increases allergens in your home since your carpets will trap dirt, dust, and pet dander.
Integrity Cleaning & Restoration will transform your dirty carpets into something you can be proud of! Not only will your cleaned carpets have a fresh, new appearance; Integrity Cleaning & Restoration will make sure that your carpets are thoroughly clean down to the padding underneath! We achieve that deep clean with heavy extraction. Heavy extraction cleans highly soiled traffic areas and restores your carpet so it looks fresh and new.
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Let’s face it; it’s tough to get excited about the need to clean your carpets. At Integrity Cleaning & Restoration, we understand how you feel. So we try our best to make this process as seamless for you as we can. It’s our desire to get in and do the job efficiently with as minimal “downtime” to you and your lifestyle as possible.
Let’s share some answers to the three most commonly asked questions we receive almost every day:
- How long should we wait to have our carpets cleaned?
Imagine: you have a newborn baby, a roaming toddler with a sippy cup full of Kool-aid, or you’re an allergy sufferer; perhaps you’re a proud owner of a new puppy or kitten, or maybe you’ve just given up trying to get your kids to take their shoes off at the door. You can see that each situation is very unique. Each one of you could require a different answer to this question; however, most carpeting manufacturers recommend a professional cleaning every 12 to 18 months.
- Aren’t all carpet cleaning companies roughly the same?
No. As with any industry, carpet cleaners run the gamut from Bubba working our of the back of his car, to the low-price, high-volume franchises. There are five important values which distinguish a real carpet care professional from run-of-the-mill carpet cleaners:
In addition to these values, Integrity Cleaning & Restoration has a 10 Step Cleaning Process for maximum soil and spot removal, without over-wetting your carpet or leaving a sticky residue behind, returning your carpet as close as possible to factory condition.
Integrity Cleaning & Restoration has a Reputation that is second to none. The area’s most seasoned Carpet Retailers, Interior Designers, and Realtors refer our services exclusively. Stainmaster, Mohawk, Shaw and Couristan have used Integrity Cleaning & Restoration to help them with cleaning-related problems. Integrity Cleaning & Restoration is Experienced in cleaning all carpet and fabric types, as well as every soiling condition.
The following carpet care tips are provided by CRI, the Carpet & Rug Institute:
Three Steps for Proper Carpet Care
Carpet cleaning is just like exercise! If you get into a routine and keep it up, you will see great results and feel better for it. Understanding the right way to clean carpet will help you save time by doing it correctly the first time with products that do the job right from the start. Not only will Seal of Approval cleaning products help keep your carpet looking great, they can also help meet the warranty requirements of the carpet manufacturer. Below are three simple steps to keeping your carpet clean and looking great:
- Vacuum at the right frequency with a CRI-approved vacuum.
- Clean spots and spills quickly with products that do not damage the carpet or cause it to re-soil more quickly.
- Professionally deep clean your carpets every 12 to 18 months to remove embedded dirt and grime.
Spot Removal Tips
Act Quickly! Most carpet available today has been treated with a stain-resist treatment, so many spills can be removed if immediate action is taken. The longer the delay, the higher the probability of a spill becoming a permanent stain. Remember, staining is influenced by many factors, and no carpet is completely stain proof.
- Blot liquids with a dry, white, absorbent cloth or white paper toweling (no printing).
- Do not scrub the area! Scrubbing may cause pile distortion in the affected area. Continue to use a dry cloth or paper towels until the area is completely dry. For semi-solids, gently scrape up with a rounded spoon. Solids should be broken up and vacuumed until completely removed.
Stop Dirt At The Door
Preventing dirt and grime from getting on the carpet in the first place is a great way to start keeping it clean. The following helpful hints can stop dirt in its tracks.
- Use mats — Outdoor and indoor mats or runners can reduce the amount of dirt that enters the house.
- Take off your shoes — You can save wear and tear on carpet by asking everyone to take their shoes off before entering your home.
- Change your air filters — Change air filters in your heating and air-conditioning systems as recommended by the manufacturer’s directions. The more dust and particles removed by the filter, the fewer that fall onto the carpet.
Pretest any spot removal agent in an inconspicuous area to be certain the solution will not damage the fiber or the dye. After applying several drops to the testing area, hold a white cloth on the wet area for 10 seconds. Examine the carpet and cloth for color transfer, color change, or damage to the carpet. If a change occurs, another cleaning solution should be selected.
Apply a small amount of the selected cleaning solution to a white cloth and work in gently.
Work from the edges of the spill to the center to prevent the spill from spreading. Do not scrub! Blot in order to absorb as much as possible, and repeat if necessary.
Continue using the first cleaning solution as long as there is a transfer of the spill to the cloth. It is not necessary to use all of the cleaning solutions if the first solution removes the spill.
Be patient! Complete removal of the spill may require repeating the same step several times. After the spill has been completely removed, rinse the affected area thoroughly with cold water, and blot with a dry cloth until all of the solution has been removed. Some cleaning solutions will cause rapid soiling if the solution is not completely removed. Apply a one-half inch layer of white paper towels to the affected area, and weigh down with a flat, heavy object. Continue to change paper towels as needed.
A dry, absorbent, cleaning compound may be used as a substitute to accelerate drying time.