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Simple Ways You Can Raise the Longevity of Your Carpet

Simple Ways You Can Raise the Longevity of Your Carpet

Here is what you can do to get your carpet to last longer.

Did you just finish installing a brand new carpet in your home? Maybe you purchased a home recently, and there’s a high-quality carpet already there. Regardless of how you acquired your carpeting, it’s important to help make it last as long as possible. Carpeting that isn’t well maintained won’t last as long, meaning you’ll have to replace it much sooner. Here is what you can do to get your carpet to last longer.

Begin At Your Door

It’s beneficial to your carpet if you can minimize how much exposure it gets to outside materials. To put it another way, you should take your shoes off once you get to the door. This limits how much dirt from outside gets dragged into your house, which in turn prevents the carpet you have from getting burdened by the dirt as well. Dirt can cause staining or even mold to form, depending on the type of debris you track inside.

Can’t Go Wrong With Cleaning Your Carpet

Cleaning is one of the biggest precautions you can take to preserve your carpet, and it’s, fortunately, one of the steps you can control. Stain removal is an integral part of the cleaning process, and the longer that dirt resides on your carpet, the higher the chances are for stains to start forming.

The key to removing stains is to address them early on. The longer they stick, the more resilient they become, so be sure to apply stain remover as soon as you see stains form.

Vacuuming Your Carpet is Needed

Not every homeowner realizes just how important vacuuming your carpet is. It’s a step in the cleaning process that helps undo the harm that comes from foot traffic because the fibers in the carpet get lifted back into their proper places. Also, you clean up debris that could weaken your carpet over time.

Move Furniture Around

Heavy furniture leaves dents on your carpet, and discoloration can happen as a result of dust settling. To limit the negative impacts of heavy furniture, try moving pieces of furniture around now and then. This should be done one time every few months so that no single spot on your carpet gets pressured too much for too long.

Contact Mike’s Flooring and Design Center

Since Mike purchased the business in 1996, he and his team have helped families like yours throughout Delmarva, Sussex County, DE, and Ocean City, MD. Mike continues to be involved in the day-to-day operations, ensuring the vision you share is the one we help deliver.

Over the years, we have established relationships with local manufacturers, such as Adura, COREtec, and Bruce, who we trust to deliver superior work. Our team will continue to be your point of contact through the entire process to be sure you are completely satisfied.

We also provide “SHOP AT HOME” service. We will bring samples directly to your home, or should you already know what products you want, we can safely provide you with a “FREE ESTIMATE.” This allows you the flexibility of not having to be at home for us to do an estimate, nor the installation. All we will need to know is what areas in your home we would be doing and how we can gain access (hidden key, lock box, coded entry, realtor, neighbor, etc.). This is tailored around the homeowner who needs to get their unit ready for the season or simply enhancing their home but does not want to leave their home or can’t make it to town (Ocean City, Berlin, Salisbury, Worcester / Wicomico County Maryland & Sussex County Delaware).

This service is not new to us. We have already been providing this service for our customers for the past 24 years. With the current situation at hand, we can continue to provide you with your Floor Covering and/or Window Treatment & Design needs along with the “AWESOME SERVICE YOU DESERVE, ALONG WITH PROFESSIONAL, QUALITY INSTALLATIONS.”

Please feel free to contact us at 800-298-9470, or email us at and we will be more than happy to assist you with your project. Have a wonderful day and STAY HEALTHY!

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