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How Often Should You Clean Your Carpet?

The frequency of carpet cleaning depends on several factors, such as the type and color of your carpet, the amount of foot traffic, the presence of pets and children and your personal preferences. However, as a general rule, you should vacuum your carpet at least once a week, and deep clean it every six to 12 months.

Vacuuming regularly helps remove loose dirt and dust from the surface of your carpet, preventing them from getting embedded into the fibers and causing damage. It also helps reduce allergens and improve the air quality in your home. You should use a vacuum cleaner with a rotating brush and a HEPA filter, and adjust the height according to your carpet type. You should also vacuum slowly and in different directions, especially in high-traffic areas.

Deep cleaning, on the other hand, involves using a carpet cleaning machine that injects hot water and a cleaning solution into your carpet, and then extracts the dirty water and debris, which is what our truckmount equipment does. This process helps remove deep-seated dirt, stains, and odors from your carpet, restoring its appearance and freshness. You can either buy or rent a carpet cleaning machine, or hire a professional service, such as Huck's Carpet Cleaning of Fort Myers, to do it for you.  

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What are the Best Methods & Products for Carpet Cleaning?

There are different methods and products for carpet cleaning, depending on the type and condition of your carpet and the level of cleaning you want to achieve. Some of the most common methods are:

  • Steam cleaning: This is the most popular and effective method for deep cleaning carpets. It uses hot water and a cleaning solution to loosen and remove dirt and stains from your carpet fibers. It also kills bacteria and germs, and eliminates odors. Steam cleaning is suitable for most types of carpets, except for those that are very delicate or prone to shrinking. Huck's Carpet Cleaning of Fort Myers uses the truck-mounted unit for more power and faster drying time that most people need.

  • Dry cleaning: This method uses little or no water, and relies on a dry compound or a foam to attract and absorb dirt from your carpet. It is ideal for carpets that are sensitive to water. Dry cleaning does not require drying time, and does not leave any residue on your carpet. However, it may not be as effective as steam cleaning for removing deep or stubborn stains.

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Can Vacuuming Ruin Carpet?

According to Southern Living Magazine, If you want to keep your carpets clean, you probably have a full dustbin of carpet fibers mixed with dust, hair and other household debris.

As it turns out, diligent housekeeping doesn’t always pay off. “Excessive or aggressive vacuuming could potentially cause wear and damage over time,” says Jack White, Director of Operations at Rainbow Restoration, a Neighborly company with service areas throughout the U.S., including dozens in the South. He does note, however, that if your carpet is new, seeing fluff in your dustbin is normal at first and will decrease over time. 

However, it turns out you can avoid wear and tear if you use the proper vacuum and get on a cleaning schedule appropriate for your household.

To find out what type of vacuum is best for carpet,, how often you should vacuum your carpet and other ways to keep your carpet clean, just follow the Southern Living Magazine link above.

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How to Remove Pet Stains from Carpet

Our four-legged friends are so cute, aren't they?  But their poop and urine stains are not.  To remove pet stains, make sure your carpet cleaner of choice contains enzymes, such as Bissell Professional Pet Stain and Odor Removing Formula.  It not only erases the stain, but destroys odor-causing bacteria to prevent your pet from soiling the same spot over and over again.

After applying the cleanser, work it gently into the pile with a clean, damp cloth, blotting as you go until no further stain comes up. Rinse the area thoroughly with a clean, damp cloth — mist it with clean water, if needed — blot and cover the area with a damp cloth for up to 12 hours to give the enzymes in the formula more time to work. Remove the cloth, fluff the pile and air dry.

(Again, keep in mind that if you plan on using a professional Fort Myers carpet cleaning company in the future, that any store-bought chemicals you buy at the store may have an adverse reaction to the commercial-grade cleansers that carpet cleaning companies utilize.)

Good Housekeeping

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As you may know, Huck's Carpet Cleaning began its carpet cleaning journey in St. Louis, MO in 2010, where we continue to operate.  We moved to Cape Coral in 2021 and decided to expand our business here in Southwest Florida. We happened to be recognized in St. Louis just before we left the Midwest.