How To Clean Carpets And Rug Materials?
In standard rugs, the most commonly used materials for the base are polypropylene and polyurethane, while at the base of the carpets made by hand are often used natural materials. The nature of the fibers used in the manufacture is of great importance at the time of choosing the possible procedures in the cleaning of carpets. Among the natural fibers most frequently used material for the manufacture of carpets are wool rugs, cotton, yarn, esparto, sisal or algae, materials that in general absorb quite all kinds of dirt but which are highly demanded for their beauty, originality and warmth among other positive attributes, but in return require more specific procedures when cleaning.
Basic rules in carpet cleaning
Before carrying out any type of carpet cleaning with a dampened system, a powerful vacuum cleaner must be passed on both sides to eliminate any dust that may have accumulated, thus preventing the fabric from getting wet, generating a mud film which only it would worsen its appearance and subsequent cleaning. Whenever you want to carry out a deep cleaning of carpets with cleaning products or moistened systems for the first time, it is important to know data such as the type of dyes used in their manufacture to avoid discolorations and contamination of colors.
Conclusion: take good care
When using any type of product in carpet cleaning, it is essential to perform a reaction test. To do this you will choose fibers from one of the less visible areas of the carpet, in which you will apply the product with care and expect results. If no discoloration or other unwanted reaction occurs, it can be used with confidence. Spills of liquids in general should be minimized immediately by using absorbent paper on the stain, without rubbing, simply pressing to collect as much liquid as possible at the time.