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06/07/2016

Tips to Help Pet Owners Keep Their Carpets Clean

Having a pet in your home can be a lot of fun, but it can also mean more work to keep your carpets clean. Although it may be more work, it doesn't have to be hard work. There are simple changes you can make to your routine in order to keep your pet happy and your carpets clean. Follow these simple tips from Fairbanks Cleanpro to keep your carpets looking their best.

Reduce the Occurrence of Pet Hair in Your Home

If you have a furry pet living in your home, chances are their hair is just about everywhere. No matter what you do, hair in your home is inevitable once a puppy or cat moves in. However, you can make simple changes to reduce the amount of pet hair present in your home. Start by regularly grooming your pet or taking them to the groomers. Remember to take care of brushing your pet's coat regularly, but do this outdoors to prevent having loose hair flying through your home. Bathing your pet regularly will also help reduce the amount of hair they leave behind in your carpet. Another useful tip is to offer your pet their own bed, cushion, or blanket to lay on instead of having them lay directly on your carpet. A blanket is the easiest solution as it is very easy to throw it in the wash weekly. If you're planning to buy a bed or cushion for your pet, a machine washable one will be the best option.

How to Get Rid of Pet Hair

Even after you've done your best to prevent pet hair from invading your carpet, chances are some hair will still manage to do just that. To remove this pet hair, dander, and other allergens your pet may leave behind, be sure to vacuum your carpets and upholstery a few times a week. It is recommended that pet owners vacuum more often in order to keep their carpets clean and protected. If there is a lot of hair on the surface of your carpet, use a squeegee to remove it. Squeegees are great tools for gathering and removing hair and other debris from soft surfaces. Whether you're a pet owner or not, keep in mind that simply vacuuming isn't enough to adequately protect your carpet. For the best carpet protection, have your carpets professionally cleaned at least twice a year. A professional cleaning will help remove pet hair, dander, allergens, stains, and odors not only making your carpets look and feel better, but also protecting the health of those in your home. If it's time for your next carpet cleaning service in Fairbanks, contact Fairbanks Cleanpro at (907) 388- 7768. To find out more about our all natural Ion Exchange Process and all of the other services we provide, give us a call today!

Prevent Pet Stains in Your Carpet

Puppies who are just being housebroken and elderly dogs are the most common culprits when it comes to pet stains in carpets. If you're left to deal with a pet stain, don't stress! Although pet stains can be quite stinky, they're not hard to get rid of. As soon as you notice the stain, get to work on it in order to avoid having it set. Start by soaking up as much as the moisture as possible the blotting the area with a clean washcloth. Next, create a solution by mixing 1/4 teaspoon of liquid dish soap with 1 cup of tepid water. Use a clean washcloth to dab the solution onto the stain. Next, using a clean, dry washcloth blot the area and remove the moisture. This should help transfer the stain from your carpet to the washcloth. Continue repeating these steps until you have successfully removed the stain. Once you're done, dab some cool water on the area to rinse it and blot it dry. Remember to let the area completely dry before allowing anyone to walk over it. To remove odors caused by pet stains, simply sprinkle baking soda over the area. Use a broom to help the baking soda penetrate deeper into your carpet. Sprinkle some more baking soda on the surface and let it sit for at least a few hours. To remove the baking soda, sweep up the excess and then vacuum the area.

Prevent Damage to Your Carpet

Pet hair isn't the only issue associated with pets and carpets. You may notice snags or tears in your carpet as well. To prevent this from happening, be sure to clip your pet's claws when necessary. Avoid de-clawing your pets and instead, keep their claws trim and neat. If your pet tends to drag dirt and moisture into your home after being outside then a simple paw cleaning routine can do the trick. Place a shallow bucket of water and washcloths near your entryway. After walks and outdoor playtime, simply rinse off your pet's paws and dry them before allowing your furry friend back onto your carpet.

The Best Carpet Cleaning Near Me in Fairbanks

If your carpets look like they're ready for their next carpet cleaning service, contact Fairbanks Cleanpro in Fairbanks! Our professional carpet cleaners will get your carpets back to their best using our unique carpet cleaning system which includes ion technology! Give us a call at (907) 388- 7768 to learn more about our services or to schedule your next carpet cleaning.

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