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10/09/2015

How to Keep Your Carpets Clean Around Pets

Accidents happen, there's no other way around it. If you have carpeting in your home, accidents can feel like the end of your clean carpets. This is especially true if the accident source is one of your pets. Not only will you have to remove your pet's stain, you will also have ensure the odors are gone as well. Don't stress too much, DuPage Cleanpro in Aurora has some tips to help you keep your carpets pet-stain free.

Removing Fresh Pet Stains

If your pet has decided that your carpet is the best place to relieve itself, act quickly to remove the stain. While the stain is still wet, remove as much as the liquid as possible by blotting the area with paper towels. The more urine you remove the easier it will be to prevent bad odors from sticking around. Once you've removed as much liquid as possible, rinse the area with some water. Blot the water you used to rinse the spot and remove as much as possible. To prevent odors, make a solution using one part vinegar and one part water. Add the solution to the stained area and let it sit for a bit. Blot the area until it's as dry as possible. Once the area has completely dried, sprinkle some baking soda over it to neutralize any odors that may remain.

Preventing Damage to Your Carpets

Your pets might not understand just how important keeping your carpets clean is to you. It's hard to expect them clean off before heading onto your carpets. Do your best to prevent any damage to your carpets by taking care of your pets. Bathe your pets regularly in order to ensure they aren't transferring bad odors to your carpet. Clip their claws regularly and file them if necessary in order prevent snags and rapid wear to your carpet. If you take your pets outdoors, clean off their paws and fur in order to ensure they don't carry dirt or other grime onto your carpet. It's also important that you vacuum your carpets a few times a week to get rid of pet hair and odors.

Carpet Cleaning in Aurora, IL

Professional carpet cleaning every six months are an important part of keeping your carpets clean and smelling fresh. If it's time for your next professional carpet cleaning in Aurora, contact DuPage Cleanpro in AuroraGive us a call at (630) 244- 8449 to schedule your carpet cleaning and learn more about our services.

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