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How to Properly Vacuum Carpet

Do I Need A HEPA Filter Vacuum?

First you need a decent vacuum, however you do not need to run out and spend several thousand dollars to get a good vacuum cleaner.  Usually $200-$500 will get you a good quality vacuum with HEPA filters.  HEPA stands for high-efficiency particulate air, and YES it worth it.  HEPA Filters trap the microscopic particles that would otherwise be forced out of the vacuum exhaust.  These tiny particles can cause allergies and other health problems, however by using a HEPA filter you trap the harmful particles and improve the indoor air quality for residents in your home.

Now that you have a good vacuum… use it frequently!  How often depends on the number of people in the house, kids, pets, and weather or not anyone is an allergy sufferer.  Anywhere from once a week to everyday, but for most homes every few days is acceptable.

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What Carpet Cleaning Fairfax VA company to choose?

Wondering How to choose between the Carpet Cleaning companies in Fairfax VA?

Residential Carpet Cleaning in Northern Virginia

Residential Carpet Cleaning in Fairfax

Many carpet cleaning Fairfax Va companies will tell you that they have the cheapest price around and can’t be beat. My question to you is… Is price your only concern?

If price is your biggest concern when shopping for any contractor you will likely receive a mediocre job.  You might be surprised to find how much more you get for just a little more money.  Would you spend 10% more to be thrilled with the results Vs. the feeling of “not sure what I just paid for!”.  Also, what happens when something goes wrong or you are completely unsatisfied with the results… will they come back and fix it, will they even return your phone call?

When choosing a contractor (especially a carpet cleaner) check out their reviews online, ask for references, ask a lot of questions about what you can expect.  Just doing a little bit of research can same you a lot of heartache. Carpet cleaning Fairfax VA is an excellent resource for carpet care tips and cleaning information.