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6 facts about carpets everyone thinks are true

MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2019

robot vacuum in San Francisco CaCarpet Cleaning Myth #1

Too much vacuuming will damage your carpet

Vacuuming only does good things for your carpet in your San Francisco home! Regular vacuuming removes the bulk of dirt and helps your carpet to last longer. If you find vacuuming is something that you always dread doing, or don't have time to do, consider investing in a Roomba or iRobot.

Carpet Cleaning Myth #2

If your carpet looks clean it is clean

A clean carpet looks nice, and it could be clean. Unfortunately there’s usually a lot hiding in your carpet that you may not see, including dust mites and bacteria. Even if your carpet looks clean it still may need a cleaning, especially if you can't remember the last time you got it cleaned. Experts recommend a carpet cleaning every 3-6 months in San Francisco California.

before and after carpet cleaning images in San Francisco CACarpet Cleaning Myth #3

Carpet will shrink after a cleaning

Wouldn’t it be terrible if this were true?! Luckily carpet is unlikely to shrink after a cleaning unless it doesn’t dry correctly. That's why it's so important to trust your carpet cleaner. At Chem-Dry we use little water when cleaning carpet so it can dry properly.

Carpet Cleaning Myth #4

My carpet came with a stain protectant so it can prevent stains

A factory applied stain protectant is helpful, but over time the protector wears off and subjects your carpet to stains. Without protectant stains and dirt can infiltrate carpet fibers much easier. Reapplying carpet protectant helps to fight against stains and keep them out of your carpet! Schedule here to see great results in San Francisco CA.

Carpet Cleaning Myth #5

carpet stain myth in San Francisco CA

Cleaning carpet too much will ruin it

The truth is you can never clean carpet too much! Dirt and bacteria are constantly coming into your home. A regular carpet cleaning fights against these elements. Keeping a clean home, and clean carpet, can only help not hurt.

Carpet Cleaning Myth #6

Baking soda cleans carpet

Baking soda masks odors temporarily, but it is not a fix-all. Removing odors in a way that is both effective and safe for your carpet often requires a professional carpet cleaning. Home remedies can be helpful, but sometimes they can be hurtful! If you have questions about what is best for your carpet, feel free to give us a call. We are happy to help!


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