Wool Carpet Care

Wool Wisdom

Wool carpet and area rugs can be very expensive, so you want to clean them right and not have to replace them! One of the most crucial areas of carpet maintenance is removal of spots and spills. If there is anything spilled on your wool make sure that you act quickly to clean up the mess with the necessary cleaning materials. Chem-Dry uses special professional cleaning agents designed for use with your wool carpets.

Frequent vacuuming is a wool carpet's best friend.

  • An upright vacuum with a beater bar/brush is the best type for cut pile carpet. A suction-only vacuum may be required for loop pile Berber carpets to prevent excessive fuzzing. Vacuum cleaner dust bag should be emptied when half full.
  • Exercise prevention maintenance by placing absorbent mats at the most frequently used entrances to your home. Change or launder when these mats become dirty. Filters in your heating and air conditioning systems should be changed regularly.
  • Periodically clean traffic lanes and the areas in front of frequently used chairs.
  • Keep absorbent cloth or paper towels and cleaning solutions on hand for quick response to spills and accidents.
  • DO NOT apply stain repellent treatments which contain any silicone as they tend to accelerate carpet soiling. (Some carpet manufacturers do not accept responsibility for complaints where such treatments have been used.) When having your wool carpet professionally cleaned by Chem-Dry, ask about our Wool Safe® products.

Call Klein Chem-Dry today for all your wool carpet and area rug needs at 319-390-1931!

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