How Often Should You Do Cleaning in Austin Texas?

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When it comes to keeping carpet and flooring clean and tidy, homeowners wonder how often they should vacuum. The answer comes down to one simple factor: how much foot traffic your carpet endures on a daily basis. Below, we’ll go over a few factors that make a difference in the cleanliness of your carpet, and of course, we’ll tell you how often you should be vacuuming.

 

Typically, carpet should be vacuumed about once a week. But the factors laid out below will mean that you’ll have to vacuum a bit more frequently.

 

Pets

 

Pets certainly play a role in making our carpet more dirty. From muddy paws, to urine and feces stains, it can feel as if you’re constantly cleaning up after them! Vacuum twice a week to pick up the extra dirt and dander that our loving, adorable pets leave behind- and don’t sweat it, as a professional cleaning company can always come in and help out!

 

Children

 

With children running around the house in their dirty shoes (or bare feet), it can be difficult to keep your carpet clean! Vacuum twice weekly, or try teaching your children to leave their dirty shoes at the entrance of your home; this can cut down on the amount of dirt and mud that’s tracked all over your flooring! It’s a good practice.

 

A Crowded Home

 

Are there a lot of people living in your home? Well, there’s nothing wrong with that, but you may be vacuuming more often than you wish! Vacuum 2-3 times a week, depending on the messes your guests make!

 

The Steam Team is a team of trained experts who have many years of experience in professional carpet cleaning. If your carpet is in need of a deep cleaning, don’t hesitate- pick up the phone and give us a call! We’re available 24/7 to help you out!

Cleaning: How to Spot Treat the Most Stubborn Stains

Smoke Damage 

Smoke Damage 

There’s simply no way to catch every toppling wine glass, or every muddy paw before it reaches our beautiful, once-flawless carpet. So what can we do to treat these pesky carpet stains?

 

Pets

 

Oftentimes, urine stains are left behind after house training sessions, or muddy pawprints plague our entryways. To start, urine stains must always be treated with an enzymatic cleaner. As for mud, vacuum the solid pieces first, and thoroughly dry the carpet. Afterward, combine a teaspoon of mild dishwashing liquid with warm water, and blot away!

 

Wine & Grape Juice

 

The dining room, the carpet beneath the bedside table, or even the living room: all common places for wine stains! To treat these stains, soak a sponge in a mixture of one tablespoon of ammonia, and two cups of warm water. Blot the stain, and rinse with cold water after it’s been removed.

 

Bodily Fluids

 

Blood and vomit will likely require a professional’s attention. But until these pro’s arrive, layer the affected area with a coat of baking soda. This will help to reduce the foul odor that’s likely oozing from the stain.

 

Coffee

 

Coffee stains- the typical light-brownish-yellowish patches that are found near desks, or on kitchen rugs. Try applying your own mixture of dishwasher detergent and white vinegar. Blot the stain, as opposed to rubbing!

 

Ink

 

Pens break frequently and we’re lucky if the ink misses our clothing on its way down to our once-pristine office carpeting! Ink can be removed by applying rubbing alcohol to a white cloth, and blotting the area until the cloth comes back clean.


If you’ve given these tactics a try without success, consider calling your local carpet cleaning service, or restoration company, but certainly don’t let those stains sit any longer. The Steam Team is made up of experienced technicians who can restore your carpet to its previous condition. Call today!