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By Elite Carpet Cleaning and Repair 7-29-2019

How to Keep Your Carpet in Good Condition

There’s nothing quite like the look and feel of brand-new carpet.

It’s soft and plush when your feet touch it and it is a joy to look at when there is not a single stain or mark in sight. Unfortunately, most carpet owners know all too well how fleeting that state of carpet can be. It doesn’t have to be though! We have a few pro-tips on how to prevent spots and maintain or even repair your carpets in order to keep them looking fresh and new.


Although the delicate little pieces of a mosaic may not look like anything special on their own, when they come together, they can form a beautiful picture. This is also true when it comes to the things we do daily. So, if you are interested in keeping your carpets pristine, be sure to make it a point to vacuum them on a weekly, or even a daily basis if your schedule allows.

Doing so may not seem like much, but this will aid in keeping your carpets beautiful in the long run. This is mainly due to the fact that hair, dead skin, food particles, and more fall into our carpets every day. Thus, when you make vacuuming a regular habit, these items are picked up quickly and are not allowed time to settle in deep into your carpet fibers.

Do you have trouble remembering all the things on your to-do list? You are not alone. Perhaps consider setting a reoccurring reminder on your phone. That way, you will never fall behind on this small but important aspect of maintenance.


Your home is not a sterile museum, so although you can put protective coverings on most things, you probably do not want to. Therefore, when spills or accidents happen, you just have to roll with the punches.

Additionally, something you want to avoid when it comes to spills is procrastination. The longer you allow a spill to sit on your carpet, the greater chance it will have to become a permanent stain. So, make sure to be swift about giving any accidents immediate attention.

When evaluating a spill, take into consideration the type of stain and the material of carpet. Knowing, for example, how a red wine stain should be treated versus how a broken dark eyeshadow should be dealt with, should help you to know what methods to use when moving forward.


Sometimes you simply need to bring in the big guns. Bringing in a professional carpet cleaning service once a year can really aid in keeping your carpets company ready.

While you can rent a carpet cleaning machine, hiring a cleaning company has many advantages. For one thing, they know carpet. That may sound simple but having someone who knows how carpet behaves and what will work best on your carpet can leave you free from worry, knowing that when they leave, your carpet will truly be clean.

In addition, many carpet cleaning companies can perform repairs on parts of your carpet that may need it. Meaning that you no longer must live with the love bites that your family pet may have left behind or that candle that spilled over by the fireplace mantle.

If you are looking to add a reputable carpet cleaning service to your home maintenance, then look no further than Elite Carpet Cleaning and Repair! We are meticulous and reliable. Not to mention, we offer a money back guarantee. We would love to assist you in keeping your carpets in their best possible condition.