Have you ever wondered how one persons carpet stays clean with three kids and numerous pets and another’s looks like a battleground of grime, Kool-aid, and shredded fibers? It might be because one of these people understands that to keep your carpets clean and fresh, you have to act before the accidents. There are a number of preventative measures for keeping your carpets clean, even if you have four kids, two dogs, and a cat.
This one rule can make all the difference in the livelihood of your carpet. Too often, we start with good intentions-we will ensure the no shoes rule all the time. But laziness tends to set in, and before you know it, everyone is traipsing on your nice clean carpet with their nice, grimy shoes. Its simpleenforce the no shoes rule at all times and your carpet will remain permanently cleaner.
Another common sense rule, but nevertheless important, is a no-food-on-the-carpet rule. Understandably, this rule is harder to enforce if you have kids, but do your best. Food and liquids, in addition to pets, are your carpets worst nightmare.