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Carpet Maintenance: How to Take Care of Your Carpet to Last Longer than it Should

Carpets are one of the most basic additions to your comfort zones. Whether or not you’re using it as an accessory in your room or a flooring texture on top of your living room floors, keeping your carpet clean definitely helps in making sure that it lasts longer. Make sure to always maintain your carpet so you can make use of its functionality more than the average duration it can hold. Make carpet maintenance a regular thing for your carpet’s health.

As such, there are some ways of handling it to make it last longer. Purchasing a carpet is one thing. Replacing it at its end life is another thing. However, what you do during its lifespan to makes it last helps in prolonging its usage. These are some ways to take care of your carpet:

Vacuum carpets regularly

More than anything, it is pretty clear that carpets accumulate dust and dirt pretty fast. As such, it is really important to vacuum it often. As both people and pets step on it regularly, it is important to have initial steps in keeping it clean before you decide to really send it out for deep cleaning. This maintains the cleanliness of the carpet at home and it saves you many bucks before spending for a more specific deep clean appointment. 

Moreover, carpets tend to keep odour over time. Maybe for a week, it smells nice, however, it will gradually start accumulating smell along with dust and dirt. Having it a regular vacuum session is a way to make sure that you can get rid of the smell partially before it gets worse. A well-maintained carpet lasts longer.

Apply spot clean for carpet accidents

There might be unfortunate circumstances that will make you clean the carpet on the spot. Did your pet accidentally pee on your beloved rag? Was there an impending food disaster that swept stains on your carpet? Spot cleaning can get rid of the present stains and dirt that happened. This is important as carpets still have the ability to harbour more dirt whenever a spot or an area is spotted with dirt or previous liquid discharge.

The smell of the carpet also changes even if only a small space in the cloth was left with an unfortunate circumstance. Make sure to do a spot cleaning by using water and detergent. Apply and softly scrub a bit the area affected. Dry it out after afterwards. 

Get help from carpet cleaners

For longer-lasting carpets, implore a deep cleaning from your local carpet cleaners. They will know which kinds of products and procedures to do to your carpet to keep it spot on. Inform them about your carpet condition upon collection or drop off. This makes them aware if there are threadings or mishaps currently present in your carpet. To make your carpet last longer than it should, schedule a clean consistently, e.g. once in three months or twice a year.

There are different types of cleaning jobs for your carpets before it ultimately gives out. Good carpet maintenance includes selecting the appropriate job in cleaning your carpet. Communicate with your cleaners first before sending your carpet off or having experts take care of its maintenance. Before deciding to toss your carpets aside, consistently cleaning it will make sure you get to squeeze it useful life to good use.


Paul’s Rubbish Removal offers household carpet removal services fit for you and your carpet removal needs. If ever there comes a time sometime in the future that you want to finally get rid of your carpet, we’re the perfect team to handle that. Of course, make sure to maintain your carpets well before calling us in to collect it for your new carpet. We would love nothing more than making space for you and more joyful additions in your home. Don’t hesitate to contact us!  

Call us at 0407 125 125 or send us an enquiry and get your free quotation here: info@paulsrubbish.com.au

Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann is a Digital Content Writer for Paul's Rubbish Removal. Sarah is a huge advocate for recycling, environmental sustainability, health and well-being and has a genuine love for all sea animals. Keep up with Sarah by following Paul's Rubbish Removal blog!

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