How To Maintain Commercial Carpet For Evergreen Beauty

Posted on: 15 December 2017

The carpet in your building is more than just a surface to walk on. It has its own personality and accentuates other decor in the office. Make sure it looks and remains beautiful by considering this care guide. 

Remove Stains and Spots 

Stains and spots can leave a carpet unattractive and dirty, affecting everyone in the vicinity. Keep the carpet looking fresh by removing these imperfections as soon as they develop. If the stain is fresh, you'll want to blot the area with a rag to pick up as much liquid as you can. Avoid rubbing motions because they just push stains deeper into the carpet. 

In terms of carpet cleaning solutions, there are plenty of household items you can use to save money. Dishwasher fluid mixed with some vinegar and warm water can do the trick. Pour this solution into a spray bottle and direct it over blemished areas. Allow it to set for several minutes before blotting again with a dry towel or paper towel. 

Vacuum Often 

When dirt and other debris are left on carpet, they tend to get pushed down and damage the fibers below. Too much of this could cause materials to break apart. You can put a stop to this viscous cycle by vacuuming as often as possible. 

If you're trying to reach corners and other places that are not easily accessible, consider using a handheld vacuum. Their lightweight design makes them easy to use for hours. However, if you have a large space to clean in the office, use an upright vacuum. They often feature the most power and come equipped with many helpful accessories. 

Replace Old Carpet

If your company's carpet is old and has seen better days, it may be time for a replacement. For high-traffic areas, one of the best options is cut pile carpet. It's extremely durable and comes in a wide variety of patterns. You also can select from different degrees of thickness, depending on your preferred comfort and budget.

A great alternative to larger carpets is carpet tile. Each individual tile is placed to form one large piece, an advantageous design because pieces are easily replaced if they get damaged. You can even mix and match different tile styles for an imitable look. 

The condition of your commercial carpet should never go unnoticed. Always take the proper maintenance steps not only for function, but to ensure employees and clients are surrounded by a welcoming atmosphere. 

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