Maintenance

Kelly’s Carpet Omaha Maintenance Guide

After spending the time and money on looking for the perfect carpet for your Omaha home and having it installed, you’ll probably want to keep the carpet strong and looking good for as long as you can to avoid the tiring process again. Here are some basic tips and answers to common questions in order to maintain a long and lovely life for your new carpet.

How do I clean my carpet?

  • Vacuum high-traffic areas daily, medium-to-high traffic areas twice weekly, and the entire house at least once a week.
  • Have your carpet professionally cleaned using hot water extraction every 12-18 months.
  • When trying to remove a stain, do not rub or scrub. You should blot the stain with a clean white cloth. If cleaner is needed, use a cleaner recommended by Kelly’s Carpet Omaha.
  • Refer to www.carpet-rug.org in you would like extra tips to remove common spills and stains. If you need further help, contact your Kelly’s Carpet Omaha flooring specialist.

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of vacuum should I use?
Use a vacuum that has been through The Carpet and Rug Institute’s seal of approval or green label program for the testing of a vacuum’s capabilities for soil removal, dust containment, and carpet appearance retention.

What can I do to prevent my carpet from buckling?
Keep the humidity level consistent in your home and use furniture sliders when moving furniture.

Does my carpet pad need to be replaced after being soaked?
Generally yes; wet carpet cushion is very difficult to adequately dry quickly.

What do I do if a stain returns?
Repeat stain removal procedures while paying specialy attention to blotting and removal of moisture.

Brand-Specific Maintenance Guides

Mohawk Carpet Maintenance Guide
Karastan Carpet Care
Karastan Cleaning Methods
Karastan Vacuuming
Shaw Floors Carpet Care & Maintenance
Patcraft Carpet Maintenance
Dream Weaver Carpet Maintenance Guidelines