Carpet & Flooring: Your Complete Guide!


Carpet vacuuming is one of the most important and easiest ways to care for your carpet. But there is a right way and a wrong way to vacuum. Learn how to vacuum and prolong the life of one of your largest investments in your home, your carpet.

Carpet vacuuming. How to vacuum my carpet. There is a right way and a wrong way. The first thing you want to do is inspect your vacuum cleaner. Ideally, your vacuum cleaner is manually adjustable brush (beater brush), with long soft brushes. This is because automatically adjusting vacuum cleaners typicaly do not do a very good job of adjusting to the proper height (thickness) of your carpet. Short stiff brushes can damage your carpet.
How to adjust your vacuum cleaner  to the proper height of your carpet. The PROBLEM. If the brush is set too low it can damage your carpet  by wearing out the yarns. First push towards the pile then Pull the carpet against the pile in overlapping even rows. You not only want to remove dirt and sand but you  want to fluff up the yarns.
Constantly move the vacuum and never let the vacuum sit. If you let the brush sit there long enough it may actually melt your carpet. So if the phone rings or you become distracted, turn off your vacuum cleaner.
How to Vacuum carpet on a staircase. Get a hand held vacuum cleaner with a small beater brush. I use a dirt devil. Use the same technique.

If you want to learn more about carpet maintenence, you may go to the Carpet Care page or if you want you may go to the Carpet Cleaning page.
If you live in Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita, Thousand Oaks or Burbank area and want to avoid getting ripped off and get a great deal on a discount carpet remnant or carpet roll, one of the best places is Amigo's Carpet & Flooring.
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One of the Best Places to Purchase Carpet and Flooring in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles:
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13406 Saticoy ST (Take Woodman to Saticoy St. Go East, 2 blocks on right.)
North Hollywood, Ca 91605
Mike 818-901-7411 
Mon-Thurs 9am to 5pm
Fri-Sat 9am to 4pm
Sunday 11am to 4pm 
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