The best carpet care recommendation is prevention: keep your carpets as clean as possible in the first place. This purely practical approach may give an inkling as to the reason for his company’s success. SMART Carpet has installed some sixty-five million square feet of both residential and commercial flooring in more than 100,000 homes and businesses across New Jersey, Staten Island and eastern Pennsylvania.
Practical measures like doormats at all entryways, both outside the entrance and inside, are the first line of defense in keeping carpets pristine. Most SMART Carpet customers admit they forget to clean the walk-off mats themselves, as they become soiled. Unfortunately, the experts at SMART Carpet know that if these mats are not cleaned regularly, they become sources of dirt from which soil is tracked inside and onto the carpeting
When the pile on carpets wears down, dirt can get ground in more easily and the overall look of the carpet is affected. A SMART Carpet tip on how to extend the life of carpet is to use good padding during the installation. SMART Carpet includes premium quality padding with every carpet installation FREE!
SMART Carpet professionals remind their customers to be aware of how easily heavy furniture can damage carpeting. Good prevention, say SMART Carpet installation experts, includes using carpet protection pads, such as those seen in offices under desk chairs. Another form of carpet protection, continues the sales teams at SMART Carpet, is the coaster, which help with weight distribution. Coasters also avoid direct contact between the legs of tables or bed frames and carpet pile, which explains SMART Carpet staff, keeps the pile from being irreversibly crushed.
Additionally, points out SMART Carpet staff, direct exposure to sunlight can fade some carpets. Most often people think of curtains and furniture, but carpets should be protected too, according to SMART Carpet best practices. By simply drawing the blinds during the hours that a room tends to receive the most direct sun, SMART Carpet experts say that it is possible to prolong the life (and look) of carpet.
If something is spilled on the carpet, even one that is stain resistant and treated, SMART Carpet professionals encourage customers to clean it immediately and thoroughly.