The best solutions to your carpet maintenance inquiries are here in the following FAQs.
Why are handmade rugs expensive?
Handmade oriental rugs cost more than machine made ones because they take years to get prepared. They are actually made with natural materials whether we are talking about the threads or colors and for this reason the specialists of Carpet Cleaning Pleasanton suggest mild ecofriendly products for rug cleaning. If you turn them on their back side, you can see the details of the handmade work, which is actually amazing. Plus, you can keep them for many generations.
How often must I vacuum the carpets?
Carpet cleaning is an important procedure according to the experts from Carpet Cleaning Pleasanton. Vacuuming is part of the procedure and its frequency would depend on the carpet, foot traffic and presence of kids and pets. In these cases, vacuuming must take place often. At kids' rooms, it would be necessary on a daily basis. Rug cleaning would depend on the quality of the rug. Silk rugs, for example, must not be vacuumed often.
Should I put the flokati rug in front of the fireplace?
Flokati rugs look great in front of fireplaces but you must never forget the danger of catching fire. Fire damage restoration is a hard procedure and your wool rugs will also get dirty easily by the smoke. You need to keep them in a distance according to Carpet Cleaning Pleasanton and place fire protection. At spring time, flokati rug cleaning will take off the dirt that comes from the fire smoke.
My hardwood floors are buckled and wet. Will they need to be replaced?
It depends because your insurance company will work in determining whether your floors need to be replaced or refinished. Expert carpet cleaners use a specialized drying system that allows wood floors to dry efficiently. Due to hardwood’s density, it will take three weeks for the drying process to be done.
What does color fastness testing involve?
This type of test is designed to check whether the colors of a carpet or rug will run when a particular type of cleaning solution is used. The simplest of testing methods involves pressing a cloth dipped into the solution onto the carpet for half a minute. Then the cloth is checked to see if any of the carpet's dye transferred. If the cloth is clean, the cleaning solution passed the test.
Does regular carpet cleaning wear out my carpet faster?
No. As a matter of fact, when you have your rugs and carpets cleaned regularly, it not only helps to maintain their cleanliness but the quality of the fabric as well. As dirt and debris become trapped in with the fibers, they act as abrasives and can cause accelerated damage and deterioration over time to the fibers. Our technicians are experts at cleaning your rugs, carpet and upholstery.