carpet care with pets

carpet with puppy on it ready for carpet cleaning

How often should I carpet clean?

The Carpet and Rug Institute recommends that carpets be cleaned every 12 to 18 months, but the exact vacuuming and carpet cleaning schedule depends on the number (and type of) household occupants, amount of room traffic, and carpet warranty. To keep flooring looking new, carpets should be vacuumed at least once a month (more often […]

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muddy footprints on floor

How to Clean Mud off Carpet (and Every Other Kind of Floor)

Muddy footprints on carpet, muddy pawprints across wood floors, muddy puddles on vinyl. During certain times of the year in Wisconsin, mud and floors go hand-in-hand (and so do the steps for cleaning a muddy floor listed below). Unfortunately, that’s a fact, but one that can be prevented—or at least the amount of mud on […]

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Pet Owners: Keep Your Carpets Looking New

It IS possible to have pets and nice carpeting in the same house. (Really!) We’re not going to lie to you, though: it can feel like a losing battle with your cat or dog—unless you take these tips to heart. Start at the door. It’s the first line of defense against dirt, mud, gravel, and […]

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