You have just made an appointment to have your carpet cleaned, but before the carpet cleaners arrive, there are some things you need to do. Remember that they are carpet cleaners and that is their main task. It is your responsibility to have your carpet ready so that the process will be smoother and more efficient; it will not take much of their time once they arrive. These are the ways you can prepare your carpet for cleaning.
What you can do before the cleaners arrive
If you have carpets in several areas of your house, you need to figure out which ones you need to have cleaned or if you want all of them done. Either way, you need to prepare them for the cleaners.
Pets and Children
If you have pets and / or children please ensure that they are out of the way. It is best to pop your pets in a room that isn’t being cleaned in case they are scared of the noise from the machines. Make sure you keep an eye on your children at all times. You don’t want them tripping over hoses or worse still escaping through the front door that will be slightly ajar. Make sure that kids and pets do not get in the way of your carpet cleaner. You wouldn’t want him to fall over in your home.
Move your furniture
Anything that is flat to the ground will not require moving. Everything else that you wish your carpet cleaning service to get under make sure is moved onto a hard surface. You should also determine if you can move the furniture all by yourself or you need to wait for the cleaners to arrive so they can help you. There are carpet cleaning services Brisbane that help in moving furniture, but they will charge you extra and some only move furniture depending on the size. If you can move small furniture away from your carpet, you need to do that. In case all of your furniture is too heavy, at least remove any items that are on your furniture especially if they are breakable.
Keep your pets out of the way
Before the technicians arrive, you need to find a place where you can put your pets because if you just leave them running around, they might run out the door or even delay the process of cleaning by disturbing the cleaners. Some of the equipment cleaner’s use can also be too noisy for pets and they could get scared.
Vacuum your carpet
Check on your carpet if there’s debris inside. You can also pick up small wrappers that might be found on your carpet. Try looking under if there is anything hidden behind the carpet and vacuum out the first layer of dirt on your carpet’s surface. By doing this, you will be able to help the carpet cleaners because their machine does not for picking up wrappers and other forms of trash. If you do your part, the carpet cleaners will be able to clean your carpet more efficiently and effectively. Most Carpet Cleaners offer a pre-vaccuum of your carpets but this comes down to price. If you are on a budget the cheaper services will sometimes ask you to vacuum to save you money. Just make sure it is a thorough job.
These are the important things you need to do before our carpet cleaners arrive so you can experience all of the benefits that come with our service. If your carpet is due for cleaning, don’t hesitate to give us a call because we will be glad to answer all of your questions and schedule your next carpet cleaning appointment.