Vacuum Cleaners and Carpet Care

Posted: 10/01/2009

Not everyone here in South Jersey spends a good amount of time thinking about their carpeting or carpet cleaning. In fact, even those who take great pride in the appearance of their home tend to forget about what is under their feet and the correct ways to care for it.

While that is perfectly understandable, especially with todays busy lifestyles, you will want to do your best to avoid any unnecessary damage, staining or other problems that can and do occur with your South Jersey homes carpeting and your sure fire way to do that is making certain that you have the correct vacuum for the carpeting you have in your house.

Depending on the amount and type of carpeting you have, coupled with the manufacturers suggested cleaning instructions you have many different kinds of vacuum cleaners you can choose from in order to maintain perfect looking carpet along with your regular carpet cleaning.

There are upright, canister, hand held, hand held with a power head, self propelled upright and wet/dry vacuum cleaners and with some research or going to any retailers that carries vacuums you can find out which is perfect for you and your South Jersey home.

The most common and widely used vacuum cleaner is the upright vacuum cleaner. It is easy to use and navigate and can be handled with only one hand. These vacuums have good beaters to work out dirt and grime that is imbedded deep in your carpeting's fibers and the pile and also top quality uprights have strong suction for deep stain carpet cleaning.

Handheld vacuums are god for surface and quick clean up jobs for the home and many other places, such as your vehicle, patio areas, and tile or wood flooring. Remember that there is no beater on these vacuums and you will not get even close to the same cleaning with a handheld as you would the other types of vacuum cleaners.

Canister vacuums are not the most ideal for regular areas in a home as they are a bit difficult to negotiate through a whole room, however they are perfect for areas with stairs and corners or edges, and are perfect when you want to clean under furniture and other items you have.

The wet/dry vacuum cleaner is perfect when you want a vacuum that can handle multiple types of jobs. It can be used inside and outside the home and at home it works perfectly with dry items as well as being able to relieve any worry if staining takes place as they can work on those with water to remove them. There are many applications for the wet/dry vacuum and you will be amazed to find out that it can not only clean carpeting and other areas, but empty a fish tank.

Nothing beats proper vacuuming to maintain your carpeting's appearance and life and being in the know about which type of vacuum cleaner works best for you keeps you one step ahead of the game.

Along with vacuuming make sure that you have regularly scheduled carpet cleaning care with your preferred South Jersey carpet cleaning company to keep your carpets in the best shape possible.

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