Carpet Cleaning Method Safe For Babies
Handmade carpet is the best solution to provide safety on your floor. It can hide your cracked floor and can enhance the beauty of your floor but the cleaning of carpet is most important if you are using a handmade area rug. We mostly see that children often crawl on the carpet and take toys from the carpet and put them in their mouth. So if you use a carpet for your home then carpet cleaning is also a very important part of child care. Unfortunately, some carpet cleaning chemicals are causing serious health hazards. Regular carpet cleaning solutions which are generally used by people are a pile of harmless chemicals for adults and even for pets. But when it comes to our little ones, things can be a little complicated. Newborn babies do not have a strong immune system, and some chemicals from carpet cleaning solution may cause rashes and other potentially serious problems. If you love to use a handmade wool rug or silk rug then this is very important to keep it clean. I am going to tell you some tips and steps which you can follow for providing a safe cleaning process.
Basic Cleaning: Reduce the dust of your carpet with basic preventive and care, keep a small handmade rug pad at the outside of your home entrance, so that everyone can wipe their feet instead of keeping dirt, debris and other undesirable mud with their shoes and reduce the chances to get dust on your carpet. If you have a big family then you can tell them to take off their shoes outside of your home entrance. Whether you are already a newborn at home, make sure you clean your carpet properly to avoid any problem, when the small will start crawling around.
Vacuum your rug: You should vacuum your handmade rug once on daily basis. This is the easiest and safest way to clean your carpet. This method helps you in ensuring that your child can not get any dangerous bits. So that, using this method you can control dust, dust particles, and other problems. You should buy a strong vacuum with a HEPA filter. So you can easily and perfectly clean your carpet. If you can’t do it on daily basis then you must do it twice in every week.
Use non-toxic cleaner solution: You should use non-toxic solution for cleaning your carpet. You can also use homemade carpet cleaning method. Find the affected area of the rug and take a white cotton cloth. Blot the maximum moisture from carpet using towel or cotton cloth. Never rub the cloth on it. After that, mix 1 cup warm water with 1/2 teaspoon liquid dish detergent or mix 2/3 cup warm water with 1/3 cup white vinegar. Apply this solution on the affected area.
Take suggestions from professional carpet cleaner: If you have a small kid then this is best to hire a professional cleaner who can clean your carpet without using toxic cleaning products. You can also search any local carpet store and can ask them about carpet cleaning method which will not affect your baby health.
So the conclusion is, All in all, you should definitely clean your carpet yourself and search extensively for baby-safe carpet cleaning products, you’ll be probably saving money and time if you hire professionals to do it or you can give your carpet to them who provides carpet cleaning services.
Contributed by — Shivani a professional interior decorator who likes to blog about latest home decorating trends. She believes that it is very important to have a comfortable and well styled personal space in each house as it’s crucial to living a happy and healthy life. You can read her latest posts on Rugs and Beyond.