When you decide to buy a new vacuum cleaner, buy a powerful machine that is well-built and long-lasting. We love Kirby vacuums, and there are a few others out there too because they have a lifetime warranty. Kirby uses more metal parts to assemble their products than just about any other company. Can you imagine using the same vacuum cleaner for 30 years?

Many purchasers of Kirby vacuums are proud to say their Kirby has been going strong for 20 to 30 years. They will tell you that they have never once had a problem with it. This level of durability and craftsmanship is hard to find in today’s world. Consequently, if the price is affordable for you, a Kirby vacuum should be one you seriously consider.

Vacuum Regularly

The first step towards cleaner carpets is to vacuum thoroughly every week. Your situation will determine what else you need to do besides vacuuming weekly. That is the very least that is necessary to keep your carpets clean. By having a good schedule for vacuuming, you will effectively be removing the dirt and dust particles that are not yet apparent but are, nonetheless, there. Dirt gets ground into your carpets easily, and the longer you go without vacuuming, the worse it becomes. You should make an effort to avoid this problem because the more dirt that gets ground into your carpets, the harder it is to remove. The high traffic areas of your carpet will benefit from a spot vacuuming each day.

There are a lot of ways to perform carpet cleaning, and some methods are more effective than others. A good method of cleaning your carpet that is not difficult is steam cleaning.


While this can be an effective alternative if you do not want to use shampoos or chemicals, it needs to be done properly. Probably the worse thing people do incorrectly after steam cleaning their carpet is not making sure that all of the excess water has been removed. Most everyone knows that steam condenses. What it then does is become water that lodges in your carpet fibers. You must make sure, after your cleaning is finished, that all the water has been removed. Health concerns and the loss of your carpet can result if the water is left in the fibers and mold forms.

Carpets deserve good care; however, many people don’t think carpet care is a serious matter. The cleanliness of your carpets can impact your overall health, so they should be kept clean. If your carpet appears to be clean, you may decide not to vacuum until later. You can’t always see the dirt in your carpet, so this isn’t a good habit to have. It’s human nature to ignore what we can’t see. When our carpet doesn’t look dirty, we just assume it’s OK and don’t vacuum. But that is deceptive; so just get in the habit of running your vacuum at least once a week and twice is ideal.

Don’t forget that your consistent cleaning of your carpets could prevent allergic reactions in yourself and others. The only requirements are to vacuum frequently and shampoo a couple of times a year. So develop the right kind of healthy habits so you will be breathing easy into the future.