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Why Steam Clean your Carpets?

Why Steam Clean your Carpets?

Everyone wants to live in a clean home. As a homeowner, keeping your home clean is even one of your top priorities. Though you might do everything that you can to keep your home spic and span, there are some tasks that are simply more challenging than others. Among the toughest is carpet cleaning, which requires specialized equipment and knowledge. Don’t fear, though. Professional steam cleaning provides the perfect solution to your carpet-cleaning needs.

Benefits of Steam Cleaning Your Carpets

You treat stains when they happen and vacuum your carpets regularly, so you may wonder why you need to invest in steam cleaning. After all, your carpets might look perfectly clean. Perhaps they’re not spotless, but you have faith that you’ve done everything you can to keep them from getting dirty. Whichever is the case, it’s important to understand that there’s a lot more hiding in your carpeting than your naked eye can see.

Over time, tiny substances that you can’t see collect in your carpets even if you vacuum regularly. Among these are germs, bacteria, dust mites, allergens and other pollutants. If they’re not properly cleaned, carpets can become holding areas for all manner of nasty toxins. Choosing steam cleaning is a great way to prevent your carpets from becoming dirty. This type of cleaning boasts many benefits.

Steam cleaning helps keep your family safe and healthy. As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has noted, most Americans spend the majority of their time indoors. The EPA also tells us that many more pollutants are found inside homes than outside them. Because you spend so much time in your home, it’s essential to get rid of as many pollutants as possible. Steam cleaning is the best choice to sterilize carpets.

Steam cleaning removes debris. Your vacuum may be able to suck out some dirt, dust and pollutants, but it can’t blast away debris that’s stuck to carpet fibers. A hot water jet system is used during steam cleaning to ensure that this nasty buildup is broken down and removed from your carpeting. Hot water also actively kills bacteria and germs so that they don’t cause health problems for your family or pets.

Steam cleaning restores the beauty of your carpets. Because steam cleaning is so effective at removing buildup and debris, it can substantially improve the appearance of your carpets. Shampoo is used during the process to lubricate carpet fibers and ensure that they don’t break. The combination of hot water, steam and special cleaning products means that you’ll enjoy great-looking carpets for years to come.

Choosing a Carpet Cleaning Professional

At S&G Carpet and More, we recommend having your carpets steam cleaned every 12 to 18 months depending on the level of traffic in your home. You’ll enjoy the best results from cleaning if you choose experienced carpet cleaners who use the latest steam cleaning equipment. Ask friends and family members for recommendations or check out online review sites. Of course, you can always stop by one of our showrooms to get even more carpet care tips.


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