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Best Carpet Cleaning Solutions for High Traffic Areas

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High-Traffic areas are places where many people walk in and out on a daily basis; this can attract dirt and dust onto your carpet. Worry not, for we have the best carpet-cleaning solutions that are gentle on your carpets and don't take much effort at all.

Get rid of Dirt

To make sure you get the ideal setting for your vacuum, raise it to its highest setting, turn it on and lower it until you feel the vacuum trying to escape from your grasp and move forward.

Dirt feels like a thousand tiny blades that like to cut into carpet fibers. This is why high-traffic area carpets will often appear less vibrant and more tired than the rest of the carpet. This is why it's recommended to vacuum high-traffic areas (such as living rooms, kitchens, hallways and dens) twice a week, and the rest of the carpet once a week to prevent build up of oily soils getting into your carpet.

Clean Out your Dirt Bag

When vacuuming, make sure you have a clean bag or filter. Having dirty bags or filters can render your vacuum ineffective, as it has to work twice as hard to pick up half as much dirt. Every three months, wash or replace bagless vacuum filters or replace the vacuum bags when they're nearly full.

Slow down on the Vacuum

You should vacuum your carpet slow enough to make sure it's sucking up as much dirt as it can. Make two slow rounds over these high-traffic carpets, as it is more effective than going over a spot quickly.

Use Mats

To keep dirt away from the carpeting, you can get walk-off mats. Coarsely textured mats can remove soil while water-absorbent mats indoors can prevent the appearance of wet shoes on the carpet.

Don't delay, Choose us today

We do hope that this article has been most helpful for your floor's needs. If there is anything else you wish to know, or need additional advice in caring for your carpets, this is where we at Valor Janitorial would be happy to help. If you're located in the surrounding areas of Dallas, Texas and are in need of our services, call 214-238-9550 now. For the Dallas-Fort Worth areas, we also offer various janitorial and floor cleaning and polishing services. If you need more of our excellent services, don't hesitate to check out our contact page here.