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Choosing New Carpet? Which is Easist to Clean

Choosing carpeting for your home is a big commitment, so you want to make sure that you make the best choice possible for your situation. Of course you are going to want your carpeting to fit your style, but this shouldn’t be the only thing you take into consideration. You obviously want your carpet to last a long time, and only a carpet that is easy to clean can accomplish this most effectively.



The biggest factor that goes into determining how easy a carpet is to clean is the material that the carpet is made out of. The easiest carpet to clean by far is nylon. This is why you generally see nylon carpets in high traffic areas. Normally if you keep up with the vacuuming, your nylon carpet can last for years. The downside of nylon carpeting is that it does tend to not do well with moisture. It is not suggested for areas that may get wet.


The second largest factor that will have an effect on how easily your carpet is to clean is the loop pile. The loop pile determines how plush a carpet is. The types of carpets with closed loops are very plush, and consequently very soft, but also not the easy to clean.



How easy your carpet is to clean is obviously only one of many factors you will have to think about when choosing carpeting for your home. Just remember that almost every carpet will look great the day you install it, getting the carpet that is easiest to maintain will go a long way in getting the most bang for your buck. Remember! If you don’t want to clean your carpet yourself, call Elkharts Best Home Services to clean it for you!

Carpet cleaning can really make an old carpet look new again. Find out what exactly goes into it by reading more of our articles on carpet cleaning.

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