There are many things that can create malodour in your carpets, and while there are some simple steps that anyone can take to handle a few carpet odours, there are quite a few that are difficult to remove.
Over the years we come to expect that the carpeting in our home will collect all manner of odours, stains, and grime. We also expect to be able to clean this carpeting ourselves. The odours in the carpet can be easy to remove (for example a solid food item) to very difficult to remove (vomit, milk, pet urine, cigarette smoke, flood damage etc.). Removing difficult carpet odours can be frustrating if you don’t know what to do. Here are some simple guidelines that can help you with even the most stubborn of carpet odour removal problems.
The worse and most common odours that we (DirtMaster) face on a weekly basis are pet odours removal, urine odour removal and vomit odour removal. These are by far the most common “bad smells” around and we have many years’ experience removing them.
• DIY Odour Removal. The best thing you can do is to remove as much of contaminate as possible and as quick as possible! The best way of doing this is to scoop up the loose contaminate with a spoon, and then proceed to dab the area with a dry clean towel. Follow this with a wet clean towel, and then another dry towel to remove as much moisture as possible. This technique alone can remove a lot of bad odours from forming in the carpet but it is important that you act quickly!
• Professional cleaning. Sometimes it is simply best to hire a professional to clean your carpeting. They have the appropriate, equipment, chemicals and knowledge to remove most malodours from carpets. Most reputable cleaners like DirtMaster will be able to tell you if the problem is even able to be fixed through cleaning. Keep in mind that most reputable carpet cleaning services will guarantee their work, as well.
• Replacing the carpet. This by far is the most expensive choice and also the most time consuming i.e. shopping around for a new carpet, empting room, removing old carpet and underlay, fit new underlay and carpet. Also keep in mind that it will be necessary to replace the underlay as this will be contaminated.
For all your odour removal and carpet cleaning in Edinburgh requirements give DirtMaster a call today on 0131 556 3367 for free advice and a free quotation.