Tips on Carpet Care

A quality carpet is one of the most important parts of home maintenance. Without carpet care, the floor will be uninviting and unhealthy for the family as high traffic areas will form dirt embedded deep in the carpet pile. It is therefore natural and important to stay on top of your carpet care to keep dirt and dust at bay. To maintain the quality of your carpet, follow the carpet cleaning tips. This will help you keep your carpet clean and refurbished therefore ensuring a longer service. When professional carpet cleaning service becomes necessary, Isamado Homecare can help you do just that. We are only a phone call away.

Carpets and health

  • That the virus that causes flu can survive on an unclean carpet for a month or more?
  • That your carpet can hold up so much fine dust without appearing dirty?
  • That a person sheds approximately 1.5 million skin flakes an hour, most of which becomes embedded in our carpets?

Accumulated dust, dust mites and dampness embedded in our carpets and upholstery are a threat to the health of the family members especially to our children, and are the major cause of allergies.

Allergy is a sensitive reaction to normally harmless substance that provokes a strong reaction from a person’s body. The body is sensitized by the immune system’s response to the first exposure to the substance and the reaction takes place only upon subsequent exposures.

Allergy causes misery to many of us and our children, with symptoms ranging from a running nose, itchy eyes, coughing and skin rush. It aggravates the sense of smell, sight, testes and touch causing irritation, extreme disability and sometimes fatality.

Common threats that can be found embedded in our carpets and upholstery include: Moulds, walked in pollen grains from trees and grass, house dust mites and their waste, skin flakes, pet hairs and the odor from their

Carpet cleaning and maintenance tips

  • Use area rugs in high traffic areas to protect your carpet from unnecessary staining and wear.
  • Vacuum on a regular basis to prevent everyday dust from settling into your carpet.
  • If you have pets that spend a lot of time outdoors, ensure to keep pets towels near their entrance and use them to wipe their paws to prevent tacked mud and dirt.
  • If you spill, blot to get up as much liquid in the carpet as possible to prevent it from sinking into the carpet pad.
  • Do not pour water on the stain to lighten them. Although this can loosen the stain, it will sink deeper into the carpet and the pad making it worse in the long run.
  • Have your carpets professionally cleaned by Isamado every six to twelve months depending on how heavily they are stained. Isamado uses Super-Soft Care carpet cleaning technology which gets carpets clean without soaking or damaging the delicate fabric.

Carpet stain removal tips.

Trying to figure out what to do with a nasty stain on your carpet can be tricky. There are a lot of carpet stain removal tips out there ranging from the use of backing soda, others advise on toxic water, while others still recommend the use of peanut butter. Whichever method you choose to use, one thing is for sure that if a stain is not dealt with properly, you can end up doing more damage than good to your carpet.


  • Blot the spot: –as soon as someone spills on the carpet, blot as much of the liquid as you can –don’t scrub the spot, just blot. This is to absorb much of the liquid quickly before it can soak deeper into the carpet.
  • Don’t soak the stain: -your first instinct might be to pour water on to the spot to lighten it but this will make the problem worse. While it will loosen the stain, it will also allow it to spread, be absorbed and sink deeper into the carpet.
  • Be careful: -not everyone offers the best stain removal tips. There are a lot of alternative stain removal tips online that have you use home remedies and solutions. These can work very well but you should always be very careful when trying them. It’s always best to test a spot removal method on a small, inconspicuous area of the carpet before you try it on the main area.

These stain removal tips will help you with most of the sports on your carpet. Inevitable though are spots that will require professional touch. When that happens, Isamado homecare will help you make your home keep looking better with our effective cleaning system.

Where to buy best carpets in Nairobi, Kenya

For best bargains and quality carpets, contact tile and carpet center, Parkside towers, Mombasa road.

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