Take Care Of Your Carpets
Feb 24

Carpet Preserving Tips That You Should Know

By Brent M. Enriquez | Preserving Tips

Every homeowner tends to take care of their inventory and interior in general. So besides furniture and ornaments, there are rugs and carpets, and they need special attention if you are to preserve them and use in future. But do you exactly take care of your carpets and preserve their current state? If you have a couple of favorite rugs or carpets in your home, you might want to find out. Some of these tips may involve minimum investment while other are completely investment-free.

Fast Stain Removal

Hard-Stain-RemovalSometimes it’s better to apply a quick fix then to send a carpet for cleaning, as every time it undergoes a thorough cleaning service it loses mass. This is only natural, so to preserve your favorite rug or carpet you might want to limit the number of cleaning services. But what if you have a stubborn vine stain or any other that seems impossible to remove without professional services? Knowing life hacks such as these will come in handy in that situation. When you have a red vine stain in front of you on your favorite carpet, the first thing to remember is to stay calm and stop panicking. All you’ll need to remove this seemingly impossible to remove stain is a clean white cloth, cold water, and salt. First, cover the stain with the cloth, then apply cold water, and finally add salt. Leave it for 15 minutes or so and wait for the salt to absorb the salt with the red vine. Once it absorbed all the salt and wine with it, scoop the salt and repeat the process if you’re not satisfied with results at first.

Special Course of Action

Preserve-Your-CarpetHaving your favorite rug stored safe and sound in the attic, might be a good solution to preserving it, but it it’s not at display what’s the use of it? To preserve your carpet, all you need to do is limit the number of activities that your family members or anyone visiting your home have to do around carpets. For example, if your favorite carpet is next to dining table it more likely that it will get a stain or two. Move it in the living room next to your TV or in any other place where it’s less likely to absorb a vine stain of tomato sauce. This means that you’ll need to rearrange your interior but all for the sake of your favorite carpet right?

Maintain The Hygiene

During the summer season, while you keep your windows wide open, your carpet will absorb a considerable amount of dust. Dust contains, among other stuff like dead cells of bacteria and that are food for mites, sand that acts as abrasive. Having sand in your carpet can damage it over time, you need to vacuum it regularly and maintain the hygiene in your apartment. This is by far the best advice for keeping your carpets intact over time.

Effective Tips
Feb 24

Best Stain Removal Techniques That Save Money And Time

By Brent M. Enriquez | Stain Removal

Being a proud homeowner doesn’t only mean that you should take care of the exterior of your realty, but the interior and everything that you possess as well. Carpets have a big role in presenting your home, and the least that you can do is to keep them clean and stainless. There nothing more shameful than inviting guests to your home knowing you have to hide those stains on your favorite carpet. But you don’t have to rearrange your furniture so that it covers those stubborn stains. Every stain can be removed if you act quickly. Here are some of the best tactics to minimize the damage of those stains on the carpet.

Oil Stains

StainsRemoving oil stains from your carpet can be a nightmare, but it doesn’t have to be this way. The key is to act quickly. Use bicarbonate of soda to cover the stain and give it some time to do its magic. Once it is dry remove the excess by vacuuming. Repeat the process a couple of time, and you should have a clean and stainless carpet.

Ink

Use shaving cream, yes you read it right. After you’ve applied it generously, use a clean sponge to rub it out. Be persistent, and you’ll have a clean carpet in no time.

Red Vine

Wine-StainsHere is another notorious stain that every homeowner is afraid of. Isolate the stain with a cloth, then apply sea salt and cold water. Wait for it to absorb the water and the wine with it and scoop the remaining salt before applying another layer. Depending on the quality of the vine you should have the stain removed after a couple of tries.

Blood

Cut yourself making a salad? Blood stains can be extremely hard to remove, but it is nothing that a bit of bicarbonate of soda and cold water can’t resolve. Apply generously and wait for it to dry off, scrub with a towel until it’s completely dry.

Tomato or Curry Sauce

For this one, you need to get the proportions right. Add one tablespoon of washing liquid with white vinegar to 4 dl of cold water. Mix until everything blends. Apply the mixture on the stain and scrub with a hard brush as you add more. Once you’ve used all of the mixture you should have a clean and sparkling carpet once again.