Wool Carpet Care Tips

Wool Carpet Care Tips From Chem-Dry By Rhein Naples

One of the most crucial areas of carpet maintenance is the removal of spots and spills. It is of utmost importance to act quickly when spills occur, and always have the necessary cleaning materials at hand. Chem-Dry By Rhein uses special professional cleaning agents designed for use with your wool carpets.

Frequent vacuuming is a wool carpet’s best friend.

  • An upright vacuum with a beater bar/brush is the best type for cut pile carpet. A suction-only vacuum may be required for loop pile Berber carpets to prevent excessive fuzzing. Vacuum cleaner dust bag should be emptied when half full.
  • Exercise preventative maintenance by placing absorbent mats at the most frequently used entrances to your home. Change or launder when they become dirty. Filters in your heating and air conditioning systems should be changed regularly.
  • Periodically clean traffic lanes and the areas in front of frequently used chairs.
  • Keep absorbent cloth or paper towels and cleaning solutions on hand for quick response to spills and accidents.
  • DO NOT apply stain repellent treatments containing any silicone as they tend to accelerate carpet soiling. (Some carpet manufacturers do not accept responsibility for complaints where such treatments have been used.) When having your wool carpet professionally cleaned, ask about our Wool Safe® products.
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