I want to talk about the carpets in your home. How often do you think your carpets should be cleaned? If you guessed at least once a year, you’re correct. But how often do you clean your carpets?
I, personally, have a carpet cleaning machine at home and clean some of the most walked-on portions of my carpet a few times a year. Having a dog, cat, two-year old and husband with dirty work boots can sure cause a lot of build-up. Of course, I’m not completely innocent either. I wear my shoes in the house, too. But I’ve come to learn that most home carpet cleaning machines only clean the surface of the carpet and don’t get deep down like the professionals. This really concerns me because I know how much soot comes off of the top of my carpets and I can only imagine how gross it is below the surface.
Sure, personal cleaning machines can be handy to have, especially with pets and kids, but I highly encourage you to hire a professional carpet cleaning service once a year. This will not only keep allergens to a minimum, you can potentially rid away bugs and anything else that could be living in your carpet, too.
Some things to consider when looking for a professional carpet cleaning service are:
a) Price: I’m a tightwad and hate to pay tons of money for anything;
b) Carpet cleaning solution: Do the professionals use green or organic solutions or are they potentially harmful to pets and children?;
c) The Staff: Is the staff certified? Are they friendly? Can I trust them to be around my family?
If you live in D.C., Northern Virginia or Maryland, I encourage you to check out Green Choice Carpet Cleaning. They meet all of my requirements above and are a friendly, trusted service that you can count on.
Green Choice also offers upholstery cleaning, leather cleaning, water damage removal, mattress cleaning and even rug repair.
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