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General Area Rug Vacuuming Tips from Plush Rugs

Posted on August 21, 2019 at 1:15 PM

Whether or not you have rugs in high traffic areas or specific types of rugs there are always tips on how to clean properly. Plush Rugs states, “Vacuum large rugs when you vacuum your carpets to get rid of dust and dirt. Turn over reversible rugs and vacuum both sides. Grime left on the reverse side of the rug can cause the fabric and backing to wear out prematurely. You’ll also need to rotate your rugs every year to prevent wear and tear from high traffic areas, regardless of how often you vacuum.” Even after a professional cleaning, you will still have to rotate your rugs. Plush Rugs continues, “For delicate rugs, try using a nozzle attachment to lift dirt. The nozzle uses suction instead of the powerful spinning brush on the bottom of the vacuum. Clean a lightweight rug with a special attachment that lets you control the amount of suction, so you won’t damage the fabric. Vacuum wool rugs every week or two in the pile direction. The shedding will diminish after steady vacuuming for a few weeks.” Call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning today at 910-273-3661.

The Best Vacuums for Different Types of Rugs

Posted on August 19, 2019 at 1:05 PM

Plush Rugs explains,

Use an upright vacuum to clean tufted rugs. A tufted rug looks durable but usually has a latex backing that wears down over time. More dirt gets trapped in tufted rugs due to their loose pile. Vacuum in the direction of the pile and avoid beating the rug, which may break down the latex backing. Select a wet/dry vacuum for a long-pile shag rug. Avoid vacuuming the back of the rug, as it will damage fibers. A knotted rug is often handmade, and the back of the rug will have knots reflecting the front design. For durable woven area rugs, use an upright vacuum cleaner. If your woven rug is older or thinner, use a handheld vacuum or upholstery attachment.

Rather than worrying about what type of rug you have and what vacuum cleaner you need for it, call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning. Let us the professionals worry about that. Contact us at 910-273-3661.


(Car Vacuuming) Use Brushes to Remove the Dirt Trapped in the Fibers

Posted on August 16, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Home Vacuum Zone suggests, “Vacuuming only removes dirt that is on the surface. Although the car may look clean after you vacuum, there is still more dirt that has been trapped in the fibers. To remove this dirt and bring it to the surface, you need to use a stiff brush. Make sure you use a brush that does not remove carpet fiber in the process. For vents, nooks and areas that the vacuum cleaner cannot reach use a soft brush to remove the dirt and dust.” Call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning today to get free estimate. Our number is 910-273-3661.

(Car Vacuuming) Vacuum the Loose Dirt

Posted on August 14, 2019 at 1:05 PM

Home Vacuum Zone suggests, “Remove the remaining loose dirt using the vacuum cleaner. You can use the vacuum without attachments to remove the loose dirt. For better vacuuming, remove the floor mats outside the car so that you can clean them and where they were placed much easier. Vacuum the seats, the seat folds, the carpet and any other areas that the vacuum cleaner can reach. Remove large pieces of dirt from the mats by shaking them over a wastebasket and then remove the stuck particles using the vacuum cleaner.” Call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning today at 910-273-3661.

(Car Vacuuming) Remove Personal Belongings and all the Trash

Posted on August 12, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Home Vacuum Zone states, “Some of the items causing the car to appear cluttered are personal items so remove them. Also, trash in the car is from large items such as paper bags and cans. Collect these items and put them in the wastebasket or in a bag. Make sure to look on the floor, door pockets and holders of the car. This will make the car look less messy.” Call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning today at 910-273-3661, we clean cars.

How to Vacuum an Area Rug

Posted on August 9, 2019 at 1:50 PM

Cleaning area rugs the correct way takes up a lot of time, but its time well spent. Plush Rugs states, “A quick run of the vacuum over an area rug may not eliminate all dirt, or worse yet, it could damage more delicate rugs. For rugs with a sturdy or moderate amount of pile, go over the surface a few times with the vacuum to pick up all dirt and debris.” If you don’t feel like vacuuming the rug it or something went wrong while cleaning it or there is a stain you can’t get up, call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning. Our professional staff will come to you and get rid of that stain. Customer satisfaction is number one priority. Give us a call at 910-273-3661.

How to Vacuum Stairs with Minimal Effort

Posted on August 7, 2019 at 1:45 PM

According to Lifehacks

1. Start at the top and work your way down with the regular upright vacuum by attempting to man-handle it over each stair. This is a cumbersome procedure which gets most of the central area of each stair clean, but still leaves bits in the corners.

2. Clean out the corners with a smaller hand-held attachment vacuum.

To make sure the dirt has been removed from the carpet. Call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning at 910-273-3661. We specialize in cleaning stairs and we offer free estimates.


Vacuuming The Car

Posted on August 5, 2019 at 1:45 PM

A car’s carpet and seats can collect: sand, food wrappings, food particles, dust, dirt, allergens, mud and all kinds of dirt. Robert from Home Vacuum Zone states, To vacuum a car, you will need a powerful vacuum cleaner, attachments and different types of brushes. Attachments help in reaching all the parts of the car’s interior.” Although who wants to vacuum the car, so why not call in a professional to do it for you? Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning specializes in car cleaning. Just call us at 910-273-3661.

Carpet Cleaning Pet Hair

Posted on August 2, 2019 at 1:40 PM

One of the ways you can remove pet hair is to use regular home utensils to clean up the mess. According to Joe Truini, “To remove pet hair from carpeting, attach an old mop handle to a window squeegee, and use the rubber blade to rake up the pet hair. Once most of the pet hair has been removed, vacuum the carpet thoroughly to get the rest.” Another way to clean up pet hair is to call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning at 910-273-3661.

Cleaning Up Cat Urine Sprays

Posted on July 31, 2019 at 1:30 PM

The best way to clean up cat urine is to follow these steps provided by WebMD.

• Blot up as much urine as you can with paper towels.

• Don't use any ammonia-based cleaning products. They smell like cat pee, which may entice kitty to re-mark the spot.

• Soak the area with carpet cleaner or a few drops of dish detergent mixed with water. Let it sit for 1 to 2 hours.

• Rinse with a wet sponge.

• The next day, spray the area with an enzymatic cleaner such as A.O.E. (Animal Odor Eliminator), Elim-Odor Feline, or F.O.N. (Feline Odor Neutralizer).

• Keep your cat away until the area dries.

• To stop your cat from spraying, try a pheromone product. It smells like your cat's natural scent. One whiff, and he'll have no reason to mark his territory again.

The other way is to call Triple D’s Carpet Cleaning at 910-273-3661. We offer free estimates and our prices are $25 per area/ room with a $65 minimum.