Thursday, 16 February 2017

Basement Carpet Selection

Installing a carpet in your basement has many great benefits. It can add warmth and comfort to the area especially if there is hard flooring. There are important things to consider before installing your carpet. These guide lines will help care and maintain your carpet so you can enjoy it over time.

The first thing to consider is what type of material you want for your carpet. Synthetic material such as acrylic is a great choice. The material doesn’t readily absorb moisture and is resistant to stains caused by liquid spills. Acrylic material dries fast and is resistant to moulds and bacteria.

area has good ventilation so mould and bacteria can’t grow. Portable machines are available to control humidity and air quality.

Your carpet needs correct under-padding. Choosing carpet under pads is determined how frequently the room will be used and if you have pets of children. It is recommended that you get waterproof shock absorbent under-padding. The under-pad will greatly reduce friction between the floor and your carpet. It will also absorb mechanical pressure from foot traffic.

New basement carpet requires steam cleaning after installation. The carpet material has come in contact with all sorts of contaminants and particles. Otherwise carpets require proper steam cleaning once a year to thoroughly remove dust and dirt that has accumulated.

There are many Toronto carpet cleaning businesses that specialize in basement carpets. Professional steam cleaning companies will thoroughly clean your carpet and ensure that it dries effectively.    

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