Even if you’ve just bought a brand new carpet for your home, you’ll be surprised how easy it is for your new purchase to get dirty. It doesn’t take too long for your rug to start showing signs of wear and tear, even if you’ve only had it in your home for a few months. That’s why it’s important to keep on top of your carpet cleaning schedule, not just by setting regularly cleaning appointments with L&K Chem-Dry, but by staying vigilant about maintenance in between professional cleanings. It’s not enough to simply take your rug in every few months to get dry cleaned. If you want your rug to stay looking its best for years to come, it’s important to put in the work to clean, disinfect, and maintain your rug at least every week. This doesn’t mean you have to break your back picking up every little …
Preventing mold growth inside your home is essential because of the health risk it poses. In spite of being careful and keeping an eye out for mold growth small patches are bound to appear. Not only are walls and wooden items prime targets for mold growth your carpets with the moisture and dirt they attract can be breeding grounds for mold. Here are 5 tips to help keep carpets free of mold.
- Control The Humidity Indoors – It’s not only water puddled in carpets that encourage mold growth excess humidity is a problem as well. Because mold spores reproduce in
humidity you want to keep indoor humidity conditions below 60%. Indoor temperatures
should be kept below 80 degrees and you may want to consider installing a dehumidifier
If you live in humid areas.
2) Remove Carpet From Mold Prone Areas – Consider removing carpets in areas of the
home such …