Rug Cleaning Boston Carpet Cleaning: What You Should Know

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  1. 1. Rug Cleaning Boston Carpet Cleaning: What You Should Know Carpet Cleaning Boston Are Your Carpets Filthy? You Must Read This! Your carpet works hard for you, day in and day out. Over dirt, time and stains are unavoidable, and they can make your carpet look worn and dull. You need to hire a reliable carpet cleaning company to thoroughly clean your carpet to breath life back into it. Read this article to find out how to find the right company for the job. Platinum Carpet Cleaning Boston 200 Berkeley Street Boston, MA 02116 Phone 617-453-3500 Avoid getting your carpet too wet. Pre-treat stains and do not continue trying to clean one area of your carpet with a carpet cleaner for any length of time. Certain types of carpet retain more water than others. Allow each area to dry completely before running the cleaner over stubborn stains multiple times. Do not forget to ask what they can do for your upholstery if you are hiring a carpet cleaning professional. Many carpet cleaning companies can also help you to get stains, grime and dirt out of your couch or love seat. Adding in this service when you are already getting your carpets clean costs a minimal amount of money, and it can make all the difference in the appearance of your home. Companies that do carpet cleaning normally charge by the square foot. In order to make sure that you are not paying any more than you should, measure the area you plan to have cleaned ahead of time. You are probably dealing with a shady company if the figure quoted is much higher than you expected. A great place to look for a carpet cleaning company recommendation is through family and friends. These people, who you probably already trust, can recommend a company they have had and used success with. Avoid picking a random company from a directory you may end up with unreliable, inexperienced carpet cleaner There are different ways that professional carpet cleaning companies will clean the carpets in your home. Try to choose one that works well for you. If you choose a company that uses a "wet" method, keep in mind that there may be significant drying time before you can use the area again. Before you choose a carpet cleaning company to come to your home, always compare rates. Every company has a different strategy to make a profit, and some of them try to trick their customers. Before you choose which company you will use, be sure to have a firm quote in hand. If you do not know of any carpet cleaners, ask co-workers who they've hired. Bringing it up in conversation is a good way to find referrals. Of course, the advice of a random person might not be too reliable.
  2. 2. Find reviews on the company, before you hire a carpet cleaning company. There are many ways that you can find out if others have liked a company and what kind of work they have done in the past. There are sites online you can use to find what others thought. Alternatively, you can ask your friends. Do not use too much cleaning product when you are steam cleaning. This is important, as too much product could ruin the colors of your carpet. Look for a cleaning product that has a pH that is not higher than 10, as this will prevent your carpet fibers from being negatively affected. Be sure to point out stains or flaws in your carpet to the person cleaning them. Some problems, especially those that are smaller, may be hard to see. You do not want the person to clean your carpet and leave, only to find that they missed a particular problem area. When it comes to how your carpets are cleaned, companies will differ on the methods they offer. For example, some companies use a dry chemical to extract dirt from carpet fibers, allowing it to then be vacuumed up by their powerful equipment. This is best for natural carpets, like cotton. Even if your carpets do not look dirty, they probably are. Even if you vacuum every day, your carpet becomes soiled just from regular traffic and dirt gets trapped in the fibers. Try putting a white towel at your door. Keep it there for a week and see how dirty it becomes. This will show you that you need a professional carpet cleaning company to clean your floor. Ask if the carpet cleaning company hires its own employees, There are many companies that subcontract to others, which means that they are not in charge of checking the background of their workers. You do not want anyone in your home that has not successfully passed a criminal background check. Is the carpet cleaning company insured and bonded? This is the first question you should ask before even requesting a quote. You do not want to have an uninsured or bonded company in your home. It would be hard for you to hold them accountable for any damage done without insurance. Using a carpet shampoo machine takes a lot of time and effort, and you may not see the results you want. Is it worth the extra expense to hire a professional carpet cleaning company? The best choice for someone else may not be the best choice for you, so follow the tips you read in this article and make your best decision.