If you have carpets throughout your home (or business premises) then it stands to reason that you are going to want to do what you can to take care of them. Carpets are expensive and therefore it makes sense that you are going to want to get as much life out of them as possible. By looking after them, you not only keep them looking good but they are much more likely to last longer too! So… What do you need to do to take care of your carpet? Look At Your Individual Carpet Needs Whatever type of carpet you have will need to be taken care of differently. For example if you have heuga carpet tiles then you’ll want to look after these in a way that is different to a carpet that takes up the whole room. Thankfully there are lots of different ways you can look after carpets, so whatever you have should not be too much of a hassle. Protect Your Carpet Where You Can It is important to get things like welcome mats in doorways where people are coming and going from your home. That way you protect your carpet from dirty and mud that could be brought in from the outside. Day To Day Maintenance One of the most important things you can do is look after your carpet daily. Vacuuming every day if you can is important however, a couple of times a week will be ok as long as you are thorough. If you have a carpet shampoo or even a refreshing product that you can sprinkle on then this can also help to keep your carpet clean and fresh. Be Proactive If something is spilt on your carpet then make sure that you take care of this immediately. If you leave something on the carpet it is much more likely to stain; mopping it up promptly is the best way to ensure that your carpet stays in tip top condition. Do Your Research If you look for carpet cleaning products then you will find a few that claim to be the miracle product of the carpet cleaning world. Rather than just listen to them do your research and read up on reviews and listen to customers of these products to see what they think – that way you can feel reassured that the product you are investing in is going to give you value for money. Invest in Deep Cleaning It can be well worth your while hiring a professional carpet cleaning company to do a cheap clean for you. Although this doesn’t have to be all the time, but once a year can really help to remove deep set dirt and keep your carpet looking great. Most of it is down to common sense and just looking after your carpet in the most sensible way possible. Thankfully there are lots of hints and tips you can read up on and products you can use so keeping your carpets fresh should not be too much hassle.