THE WHISTLER MAY
Published exclusively for clients of Clean As A Whistle , Inc .
In this Issue
} How to Care for your Carpet
} Two Primary Ways that Factory Protector is Removed from a Carpet
} 4 Mistakes Other Cleaners Make in Applying Protector
} 5 Reasons You Should Always Get Carpet Protector
} Our 12 Step Carpet Cleaning Process
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How to Care for Your Carpet
When it comes to maintaining your carpet , one of the most critical areas of focus is the traffic areas . If ground in soil is not removed on a regular basis , the traffic areas will begin to wear excessively . The dirt is extremely abrasive against the fibers of the carpet as you walk back and forth on it . The second area of focus , of course , is spot removal . You must react to “ danger ” spots immediately . Red wine , red beverages , urine , blood , etc . can cause permanent stains if not treated immediately . Listed below are the steps you must take to properly maintain your carpeting .
Vacuum your carpet often . Once or twice a week at least . Vacuuming removes the sharp soil that can cut and slice the fiber causing premature wear . Much of this soil is not visible to the eye . Vacuum before the carpet looks soiled . Remove any loose particles such as loose food , leaves , pieces of crayon , bugs , etc . as these items can cause a spot on the carpet .
Immediate spot removal is key to a clean carpet . Great care also must be taken in how spot cleaning is performed . When a carpet is new , or has sufficient protector on it , plain tap water will remove many spots . However , for those spots that will not move easily with water , you must use a spot cleaner . We recommend using our HomePro Spotter . It is completely safe for all textiles because it has a neutral pH . If you don ’ t already have one , please call our office . Most spot removers that are purchased over the counter leave too much soap residue and can cause yellowing . Avoid using foam carpet cleaners or any product that is not made specifically for carpet .
Apply spot cleaner sparingly to a white terry cloth or a white paper towel and gently massage the spot causing it to transfer into the cloth . Never pour spot cleaner directly on the carpet . If the product that you are using seems to cause the spot to re-soil after a