How to Clean a Carpet (A Quick Guide)


It is sad but true: the carpet, as important home decoration, inevitably suffers lots of damage from foot traffic, running pets, and accidentally falling coffee. If you don’t clean the carpet regularly, the filthy carpet can hide numerous dust, dirt, molds, and other allergens, which not only lead to a terrible living environment but also unexpected respiratory problems. Therefore, it is necessary to make a cleaning plan for your carpet.

However, inappropriate cleaning methods probably destroy an expensive carpet. Some people don’t exactly know how to clean a carpet in the most effective and convenient way and regard cleaning the carpet as a stressful task for them.

Actually, carpet cleaning can be an easy job after you get the hang of it. Here we provide tips on how to clean a carpet, which can help you clean carpet more properly and effectively.

How to Clean a Carpet

Routine cleaning can keep your carpet looking fresh. Here is a quick guide to help you take a routine carpet cleaning:

Firstly, starting with the vacuum: a robot vacuum with strong suction can effectively remove dirt and dust, which is also the best way for the daily maintenance of your carpet: vacuuming a carpet once a day to ensure its excellent cleanliness. Plus, if you don’t have time for frequent vacuuming work, invest in a robotic vacuum with features of scheduling, and the little cleaning robot can automatically clean the carpet according to your instruction.

Besides, when you find some carpet stains, treat them as soon as possible. For liquid spills like juice and coffee, blot away the spills on the carpet with a cloth or paper towel. For the dropped food or hard mud stains, use a dull knife or thin hard card to scrape off the solids. Remember to lift the dirt rather than rub it, which will push the stains deeper into the fibers.

How to Clean a Carpet at Home

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After long-term use, the carpet needs a deep clean against the grit and dust that hide deep in the fibers. Here we provide a step-by-step guide on how to clean a carpet at home:

  1. Before cleaning, move the furniture on the carpet and prepare the cleaning tools that may be used during the process. 
  1. Always begin the cleaning process by vacuuming the carpet, which is the basic step to remove loose dust, soil, debris, and dirt. If you skip, you may push the dirt deeper into your carpet.
  1. Mix 1/4 cup white vinegar and 3/4 cup cold water in a spray bottle. (Before cleaning, spay the solution on your carpet to test its colorfastness.)
  1. Spay the solution on the heavily soiled areas of the carpet until the fiber becomes very damp. When spaying, follow the grid orderly so that you can distinguish where you have cleaned. 
  1. Let the solution remain on the carpet and wait for five minutes. After it comes into effect, use a soft cloth to blot away the soil and solution.
  1. Clean and rinse the cloth then take the repeated work until finish the whole cleaning process.
  1. After cleaning, open windows and doors to increase airflow, which can speed up drying the carpet. Plus, don’t walk on it before totally dries!

In most cases, the above solution is enough for home carpet cleaning. If you don’t have white vinegar, consider using salt and baking soda. Just mix them one-to-one in the spray bottle with cold water and then take step 4.

DEEBOT Robot Vacuum Cleaner for Carpet

DEEBOT Robot Vacuum Cleaner for Carpet 

From the above guide that helps you to deep clean the carpet, we can realize the importance to take of regular vacuuming. So an excellent robot vacuum with features for cleaning carpet is needed in daily life. Recently, EVOVACS has launched DEEBOT that can meet all carpet cleaning needs. Here are several models that deserve investment.

For people who have a limited budget, DEEBOT X1 TURBO is a cost-effective choice. Its scheduling function makes it perfect for regular vacuuming. Once you set your cleaning areas on the phone, this smart vacuuming robot will orderly finish it and never miss any dust. Also, when you want to clean other areas, just say a simple sentence, and with its powerful voice database and speech recognition technology, the AI voice assistant YIKO can catch your voice and immediately follow your instruction.

Having more budgets, you can consider the DEEBOT X1 OMNI for its 5000 Pa suction power, which is strong enough to extract the visible dust and debris on the carpet, let alone the long-lasting cleaning time and low noise level. It can be said this model is perfect for taking deep cleaning to your carpet.

Dusting Robot Features

Dusty carpet is one of the main reasons for allergies. The dust on the surface of a soft carpet can be easily triggered by walking or any action. To protect allergy sufferers from dust bunnies, it’d be better to purchase a robotic vacuum.

For the best cleaning results, you need to consider professional dusting robots that have both strong suction power and a large capacity container for dust collection.

With the first fully automatic and multifunctional all-in-one OMNI station, DEEBOT X1 OMNI BLACK can be your ideal choice. The size of its disposable dust bag is 3L, large enough to hold the dust for up to 60 days. (Data is from ECOVACS laboratory) Besides, the two side brushes can remove more dust hidden in the deeper places of the carpet, ensuring an all-around cleaning.

Now that you have a basic understanding of how to clean a carpet, you can easily keep the carpet looking fresh and tidy with ECOVACS DEEBOT. Under proper maintenance, a carpet can last up to five to ten years according to its type and different usage. Wish you can enjoy your warm and clean carpet every day. If you want to know more features about DEEBOT, don’t forget to subscribe the ECOVACS!

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