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How to Prepare Your Home for the Arrival of a Carpet Cleaning Service

When using a professional carpet cleaning service, there are a few things which you can do to ensure you get the most out of every visit. To save time, avoid accidents, and even theft, you have to take a few steps before your service arrives.

Here are some things you can do to get the most out of your cleaning experience.

Remove excess clutter

Using a professional calls for long and heavy hoses and cords. Which means anything left on a floor, like a pair of boots, will create a tripping hazard and simply get in the way. It is crucial to remove all objects, like toys, dog bones, shoes etc. before your cleaning service is due to arrive. Most carpet cleaners do not need you to vacuum first; however, it is an excellent idea to remove any loose dirt or hair so your service can perform a more in-depth cleaning.

Remove Any Light Furniture

Note that carpet cleaning services are only there to clean your carpets; they are not in any way licensed to move any furniture. So it will be your responsibility to prepare a room for their arrival. Tables, plant stands, floor lamps, etc. are all difficult to get around and can be sometimes damaged in the process. The more furniture you are able to remove from a room, the better results you will get. When possible, put any light furniture in your garage, and leave it there until your carpet is dry.

Protect the Walls

As the technician takes the hoses throughout your house, you could find there is friction on the baseboards and corners in your home. To avoid this, think about applying some good quality painter’s tape on these areas, like the base of the stairway. Painter’s tape will not damage or leave any marks on walls when you use it, and it is simple to peel right off without leaving any sticky marks.

So, if you live in the Tigard, OR area and are looking for a quality carpet cleaning service, simply call J Curtis Carpet Cleaning Inc now at (503) 246-0989.