5 Top Reasons Why Carpet Cleaning is Important

Published on Oct 5, 2021

why professional carpet cleaning is important

It's no secret that keeping your carpet clean can be a challenge, especially if you're busy all day long juggling things around between work and family.

As a result, most people think that quickly vacuuming their carpet every week is enough to keep it clean.

Your carpet needs a little more care, however.


Why is regular deep cleaning important?

We don’t want to be the bearer of bad news but unfortunately, vacuuming alone just doesn’t cut it when it comes to keeping your carpets thoroughly clean. Regularly deep-cleaning your carpet is one of those things that can make a world of difference to not just your carpet, but to your entire home!

Regularly deep cleaning your carpet will not only preserve the carpet's appearance but also enhance the overall beauty of your home. Furthermore, a home with clean carpets can provide numerous health benefits for you and your family.

Most carpet manufacturers recommend professional carpet cleaning annually. However, not many people do it. If this sounds like you, here are 5 great reasons to get your carpet deep cleaned.


5 Reasons Why Annual Professional Carpet Cleaning is Important


pinching nose because of stinky carpet

1. Bad odour

Sometimes it may not be so obvious which spill or old stain is responsible for that lingering odour wafting from your carpet. That is because certain odours are generally caused by the off-gassing from bacteria or mould, so it could be coming from anywhere on your carpet.

To treat the odour effectively, you need to remove the food source for the bacteria or prevent the growth of the mould. Either way, a little professional carpet cleaning advice never goes astray when dealing with smelly carpets.

Bad smells can be tough to get rid of, and most supermarket-bought cleaners will just mask the smell but don’t eliminate the actual source.

A long-lasting sanitizing agent like Electro-Shield will help prevent mould and bacteria growth, preventing pongy carpets for months after they are cleaned.

If you have pets, this presents another problem, namely urine stains and smells. Pet urine can be problematic to try and treat yourself. This is where a professional carpet cleaning technician is invaluable.

Your carpet cleaning technician will use a penetrating meter to establish where the uric salts (the urine element that causes bacteria growth) are in your carpet. They will then inject a specialised disinfectant into the area to neutralise the bacteria. So, this not only helps to treat the odour but also prevents it from reoccurring.


old dirty faded carpet

2. Your carpet is not the colour it used to

Most of us love the colour of the carpet when we move into our home or make our selection on the showroom floor. However, as time goes by, our carpets become dirtier through wear and tear, and the colour can become a few shades darker than its original shade.

A professional deep clean is just what you need and can make a phenomenal difference to your carpets. Many of our satisfied clients are shocked when they see the colour of their once-dirty carpet following a thorough deep clean!

It’s worth noting that while professional cleaning won’t put colour back into the faded carpet, extracting deeply rooted grime, dirt and bacteria will do wonders and you’ll be left with a lustrous, vibrant, and healthy carpet.


cleaning carpet stain

3. You have a stain that won't budge

With older carpets, there is always a stain or two that seem impossible to remove. This is where a professional cleaning service may be able to help.

To remove the dark stains that appear on carpets, you need to remove the oil and sugar that bind the dirt to the carpet fibres. To achieve this, professional carpet cleaners use cleaning solutions that are specifically designed to break down oil and residue, not just flush away any soiling.

However, not all stains can be removed, particularly if they've been there for a while. When it comes to stain removal, the most important thing to do is act promptly when something is spilled on your carpet.

You can avoid permanent damage in most cases if you act right away. Visit our blog page for more Electrodry stain treatment tips that can help get you out of a pickle!


feeling carpet fibre

4. Your carpet fibres don't feel and look right

If you walk around your house with bare feet most of the time, your carpet should feel soft underfoot. If you aren’t sure, run the palm of your hand across your carpet. If it feels rough or gritty in areas, it may be due for a deep clean.

How your carpet looks can also be a great indication of whether your carpet needs professional cleaning. Foot traffic, furniture, and general wear and tear can take the life out of your carpet and leave it looking flat and without that look of plushness, we all want from our carpet.

A deep clean carried out by expert carpet cleaners can make your carpet feel like it is brand new, without the hefty price tag.


child with runny nose from allergies

5. Your carpets are causing allergies and making you sneeze

Even if it looks clean, your carpet could be harbouring a host of allergens, such as dust mites, dust mite excrement, pet dander, and mould spores.

Furthermore, as we spend so much time on our feet, the sweat that forms inside our shoes and socks can be transferred to the carpet from our feet, which then allows many bacteria to grow. These bacteria are then spread all over the house as people walk from room to room. This can then trigger allergic reactions and even respiratory reactions in asthmatics.

Carpet fibres do a great job of trapping air pollutants, which is great for improving indoor air quality. However, this also means that without regular cleaning, the bacteria, pollen, and other microorganisms that your carpet has absorbed could potentially be impacting your health.

A professional deep clean treats the germs, bacteria, and other nasties in your carpet in just an hour or two. It's an affordable, efficient and safe way to give you the peace of mind that your home is the healthiest it can be.


Is it worth having carpets professionally cleaned?

While regular vacuuming may help to keep your carpet visually clean, a thorough deep cleaning performed by a professional will help eliminate any bacteria or allergens that may be beneath the surface.

Professionally cleaning your carpets is a great way to extend their life, and give them that fresh new look and smell. Careful maintenance and cleaning of your carpet can also help it last longer, as well as remove stains before they become impossible to remove.


Choose Electrodry for Professional Cleaning Services in Your Home

If you are having trouble removing stains and odours from your carpet, then speak to us at Electrodry. Electrodry is Australia's most trusted and reliable carpet and home cleaning service. We are a family-owned business and have been around since 1983. Our exclusive cleaning systems, innovative cleaning products, and expert technicians ensure that we always provide the highest possible level of service to our clients.

Call Electrodry Carpet Dry Cleaning today on 13 27 13 or make a booking online.

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