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.
Sometimes 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.
Having 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?
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.