After staring at matted, dingy carpet for a few years, you might be thinking about replacing all of your flooring. However, if you don't like the idea of perpetual sweeping involved with hardwood or linoleum flooring, you might be thinking about putting in carpet—again. But how can you keep your new carpet from meeting the same fate as the stuff you are busy ripping out of your house? Here are two ways to make that new carpet last.
As a homeowner, you most likely understand the importance of maintaining accents and décor. From cleaning window treatments and polishing stainless appliances, these tasks are important for your home's appeal and value. Unfortunately, you may not be placing enough time and energy into your area rugs. Considering a wool area rug can cost $300 and up, proper cleaning and care is essential for protecting this large investment.
Of course, many of the cleaners sold in stores contain harmful chemicals that can damage your expensive wool rug.