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How To Eliminate Pet Smells From Your Home

While everyone loves their dogs or cats, most people hate the fact that when they come home from work they walk into their houses and smell nothing but their pets.

Obviously, you can choose to let them live outside everyday and never come into the house but, if perhaps you’re like us, there’s no way you would make your dog stay outside permanently.

That’s why, in this article we are going to explain how you can reduce and possibly even eliminate the pet odours in your house.

If you have a lot of carpets in your house, there is a simple way to get rid of pet smells.Just grab a  large spray bottle and fill it with water. Next start to spray water all over your carpet; now we don’t want you to saturate the carpet, just moisten it a bit and then, grab our old friend baking soda and thoroughly sprinkle it all over the moist carpet.

First of all, a tip for you cat lovers. You know that there is nothing worse than walking into your house and smelling the litter box! Well, as you know one way to really cut down on litter box odour is to switch the cat litter every few days but that gets expensive so our top tip is to add some baking soda to the litter to keep smells under control and extend the time between changes.

If you have a lot of carpets in your house, there is a simple way to get rid of pet smells.Just grab a  large spray bottle and fill it with water. Next start to spray water all over your carpet; now we don’t want you to saturate the carpet, just moisten it a bit and then, grab our old friend baking soda and thoroughly sprinkle it all over the moist carpet.

Next, you need to brush the carpet with a soft carpet brush and work the baking soda into the pile. If you don’t have a carpet brush then you can buy one online or just use a sweeping brush with nylon bristles.

Now you simply wait a little for your carpet to completely dry out and take your hoover and vacuum your entire carpet.

Although this method is very effective on typical pet odors, you will need to find another treatment for urine smells.

To combat these, you’ll want to buy a specialist cleaning product designed to remove pet urine odors.

The key is to make sure that whichever one you choose it contains enzymes.These enzymes break down the urine which will help to stop the smell.

You are able to use these methods on furniture too.Take a few minutes to check your furniture labels so that you don’t hurt the fabric.

Of course, these methods are all well and good but there’s no substitute for a processional carpet clean so if you want us to help, just get in touch and we can get your carpets back to looking, and smelling good as new.

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Proven Carpet Cleaning Tips That Work

There are lots of reasons for having a reliable, consistent schedule for cleaning your carpets. Lots of people have allergies, for example,  and really do need to keep the dirt and dust to a minimum. If you fall into this category, make sure you vacuum several times every week. It’s also advisable to shampoo your carpets a minimum of twice a year. Our focus in this article is to give you some tips and ideas to help with your carpet cleaning.

You must seriously factor in the depth of the carpet fibers when you are talking about how to clean a carpet. You’re inviting problems if you don’t take this feature of your carpet into consideration. This could result in problems as serious as having to buy new carpeting. Furthermore, there’s a very good chance you won’t get up all the dirt and your carpet will still be soiled. Undoubtedly, if your carpets are of the low-cut pile variety, they will clean up easier. The subject that concerns us most here is carpets made of long fibers, like those found in shag carpeting. If you are going to shampoo a carpet with long pile, make sure to take enough time vacuum the carpet thoroughly before you proceed. Do you have a lot of traffic in your home? If so, it’s a good idea to vacuum frequently.

There is an interesting fact about carpets that are older than ten years. It’s not unusual to find that the carpets weigh a lot more when you remove them than when they were initially installed. Even though they are somewhat heavy when they’re new, they get even heavier as time goes by. Because they get dirt packed into the fibers causes the rugs to become heavier. Even a carpet that does not necessarily look like it has standing dirt has it ground and rubbed into the carpeting. You may find this tidbit interesting. People who work with carpets say it’s true. You can understand why you need a strong vacuum cleaner and, if yours isn’t, you should replace it so you can vacuum your rugs thoroughly during the week.

Your lifestyle, and who lives in your home, will determined how to best maintain your floors and how often to clean your rugs. You will have a bigger cleaning job, and will have to clean more often, if your household includes pets such as birds, dogs, or cats. Dander is the problem we run into when we have pets. They all have it, and they leave it everywhere. Dander is natural to these types of pets. It resembles a dust and is bad for allergies. Your routine for cleaning your carpets will be a little more frequent if you have pets. You can start by vacuuming more often, and it is important to get as much dander as you can. Normally, we recommend vacuuming once a week but, with pets, you may be required to vacuum twice a week or more.

Keeping your carpets clean is just a matter of common sense. Pay attention to your carpets and see what they need. It’s true, cleaning carpets is not the most exciting subject; however, if you want to extend the life of your carpets and protect your health, you will take the time to set up a cleaning routine. One of the most effective ways to help keep carpeting clean and easier to clean is through regular vacuuming each week.

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