Things to think about when picking new carpet

People are quite creative and older carpets can often be recycled and reused by reviving them with a simple visit from a local company. Still, if they are too old or worn out to be saved, carpets in your home deserve to be retired and it might be the right time to consider buying something new. Experts suggest several things you should consider if you’re ready to go about some new carpeting. 1. Use One of the first things that should come up to your mind is how the carpet will be used. Where it shall be positioned? How often it shall be used? Shall it be placed…

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Extend the life of your carpet

If cared properly, carpets can serve you well for at least 10 years. However, there are a lot of things that can damage your carpet and cut its lifespan. Here is a list of things that we have put together that will cause your carpets to not last as long as you would like. Vacuuming only once in a blue moon If vacuuming is not something you enjoy doing regularly, then you will inevitably end up ruining your carpet. If it is not vacuumed regularly, dirt will get embedded in your carpet, causing the carpet fibers to fray. Walking barefooted Although, most people remove shoes as soon as…

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The problem of pet stains and odors

Most people are not initially aware of the odors caused by pets urinating on the carpet, however, when the temperature and humidity rise the problem will come quickly to the surface. It can also become even more pronounced if you are dealing with water damage to your carpet. During winter months the urine salts transferred to your carpet simply do not hold enough moisture to generate bacteria due to lower temperatures and lower humidity levels, thus there is little or no odor. However, this will soon change with the arrival of warmer temperatures, and so the odor will turn into a haven for bacteria that are initially dormant…

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