The carpets placed in your corridors or at entrances suffer from daily foot traffic, dust, stains, and other contaminated particles. Also, the harsh UV rays of the sun and other calamities affect the fabric of your outdoor carpet.
However, the outdoor carpets are expensive, so rather than tossing them out when they get soiled, a better alternative will be to get it cleaned. Learn here the top 3 tips for cleaning outdoor carpet at home.
3 Effective Tips For Cleaning Outdoor Carpet
1) Remove Loose Dirt Through Vacuuming
Irrespective of whether your carpet is made from silk, wool, acrylic or polyester, it will acquire dust and stains easily if placed outdoors. So, you can do vacuuming of these outdoor carpets to remove all the loose debris and other pollutants. Also, a multipurpose vacuum cleaner will be effective to remove the leaves and mud gathered in the carpet fibers during spring.
2) Use Soap And Water Mixture
If you plan on deep cleaning outdoor carpet, then mix soap and water in a spray bottle. Now, spray this solution on the whole carpet area equally. Use a sponge or brush to gently scrub the sticky dirt from the carpet. After scrubbing, use a garden hose to rinse the carpet with water.
3) Try Hydrogen Peroxide or Ammonia For Stubborn Stains
Take 3% hydrogen peroxide or ammonia and mix it in water. Rub the solution on the carpet with the help of a sponge. Let the solution rest for a few minutes on the stains. Rinse the carpet with clean water.
How To Clean Outdoor Cushions With Bleach?
If mold and mildew have infected your cushions, then bleach is the most effective product to remove it. To clean your outdoor cushions, the first step is to brush off any loose debris. Then in a spray bottle mix 1⁄2 cup of bleach and 1 gallon of water. Spray a liberal amount on the surface of your cushion and rinse it with water. Let the cushion air dry completely in the sun and your cushions will be as good as new.
Cleaning outdoor carpet can be tough if you don’t have the right tools and knowledge for the same. On the other hand, there are ample benefits of hiring our quality carpet cleaning services. So, book an appointment with IICRC certified TNT Carpet Care to restore the shine in your carpets back.