Carpet | Rug | Tile Stone Floor Cleaning Scottsdale az 85251, 85257


imageHow Often Should I Clean My Carpet?

This is a commonly asked question.  I have had people say that they have not had their carpets, rugs or tile stone floors cleaned in 10 years or more because they have relied on myths and misconceptions.  The fact is that cleaning extends the life of your carpet and saves you the tremendous amount of money required to replace prematurely worn carpet.  Carpets cleaned on a regular basis provide a healthy, safe living environment for you and your family at the same time adding years of life to one of the larger investments in your home.  So the question is, how often should they be cleaned?  The answer can depend on several factors, stone and tile floor cleaning scottsdale az.  The chart below taken from the IICRC Reference Guide for Professional Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning scottsdale az 85257 can assist you in answering this all important question.



Traffic Soil Rating

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Professional Carpet Cleaner / Restorer VacuumingSpot CleaningHeavy-Use Area CleaningRestorative CleaningLight Soil1x per weekDaily or as soon as spots are noticedTraffic areas every 12 to 18 monthsEvery 2 years or per manufacturer warranty.Normal Soil(Families With children, elderly).1x per weekDaily or as soon as spots are noticedTraffic areas every 6 to 12 monthsAnnuallyHeavy Soil(Families With Pet and smoking)2 to 4x per weekDaily or as soon as spots are noticedTraffic areas every 3 to 6 monthsSemi Annualy(2 x Annually)Extreme Conditions (Large Families, Multiple Pets).DailyDaily or as soon as spots are noticedTraffic lanes every 2 - 3 monthsQuarterly(4 x Annualy)

Did you know that according to the Institute of Inspection, Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning and Restoration (IIRC) you should have your carpets cleaned AT LEAST1 TIME PER YEAR depending on the amount of traffic?  The IIRC is a professional association that trains & monitors cleaning technicians throughout the United States.  To help you decide how often your carpets and tile or stone floors need to be cleaned, I have included a graph from the IIRC S100 book


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