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3 Common Carpet Cleaning Myths Debunked!

carpet cleaning mythsCarpet cleaning for your Chicago home or business is extremely important to maintaining its value and the cleanliness. However, there are many falsehoods that surround carpet cleaning including how often it should be done and how it should be performed. ServiceMaster Cleaning by Simons is here to debunk some of the common, and potentially damaging, myths you may have heard about carpet cleaning.

1) “My carpet was just installed. As long as I keep up with vacuuming, that will be enough.”

Though stains and other visible blemishes are great indicators that it’s time to get your carpets cleaned, most damage occurs on a deeper level. Microscopic dirt and dust particles sink well into the fibers of carpeting every day. In turn, this wears down the fibers and can cause fraying. Regular carpet cleaning will remove these deeply ground-in particles to ensure that you investment in flooring is a long-lasting one.

2) “I can perform the carpet cleaning myself. I’ll rent a machine!”

Though this is a viable option, DIY carpet cleaning just doesn’t come with the same level of professional care and application a certified company can provide. Carpet cleaning technicians, the good ones anyway, possess certification from the IICRC to guarantee they are knowledgeable in all practices and procedures.

3) “All companies are the same. It doesn’t matter who I hire.”

Speaking of the IICRC, you will want to seek out a company that proudly displays that their technicians are IICRC certified. The IICRC has rigorous standards when it comes to cleaning services, and certification includes a thorough education and comprehensive in-field experience. This distinction is the difference between a company that will guarantee their work and your satisfaction and those that won’t.

Though there are many misconceptions about carpet cleaning in Chicago, quick research can easily help you make the right choice for your home of office. When looking for a professional, contact ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons. Our technicians are certified by the IICRC and will work with you step-by-step to leave your flooring in fantastic condition. Call us today to learn more about our commercial and residential cleaning services.

Carpet cleaning for your Chicago home or business is extremely important to maintaining its value and the cleanliness. However, there are many falsehoods that surround carpet cleaning including how often it should be done and how it should be performed. ServiceMaster Cleaning by Simons is here to debunk some of the common, and potentially damaging, myths you may have heard about carpet cleaning.

1) “My carpet was just installed. As long as I keep up with vacuuming, that will be enough.”

Though stains and other visible blemishes are great indicators that it’s time to get your carpets cleaned, most damage occurs on a deeper level. Microscopic dirt and dust particles sink well into the fibers of carpeting every day. In turn, this wears down the fibers and can cause fraying. Regular carpet cleaning will remove these deeply ground-in particles to ensure that you investment in flooring is a long-lasting one.

2) “I can perform the carpet cleaning myself. I’ll rent a machine!”

Though this is a viable option, DIY carpet cleaning just doesn’t come with the same level of professional care and application a certified company can provide. Carpet cleaning technicians, the good ones anyway, possess certification from the IICRC to guarantee they are knowledgeable in all practices and procedures.

3) “All companies are the same. It doesn’t matter who I hire.”

Speaking of the IICRC, you will want to seek out a company that proudly displays that their technicians are IICRC certified. The IICRC has rigorous standards when it comes to cleaning services, and certification includes a thorough education and comprehensive in-field experience. This distinction is the difference between a company that will guarantee their work and your satisfaction and those that won’t.

Though there are many misconceptions about carpet cleaning in Chicago, quick research can easily help you make the right choice for your home of office. When looking for a professional, contact ServiceMaster Restoration by Simons. Our technicians are certified by the IICRC and will work with you step-by-step to leave your flooring in fantastic condition. Call us today to learn more about our commercial and residential cleaning services.

Nasutsa Mabwa
Nasutsa Mabwa
Nasutsa Mabwa is President of ServiceMaster by Simons, a MBE/WBE City of Chicago and State of Illinois certified firm. She is a 2018 Chicago Business Journal Influential Women in Business Honoree, a member of Crain’s Chicago Business 40 under 40 and a 2018 ServiceMaster(c) Achiever Award recipient. She serves on the board for the Civic Federation, is the Government Liaison to the Evanston Chamber of Commerce, and the serves on Advisory Board for Roosevelt University’s Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate. She is IICRC certified for WRT & FSRT.