Extending the Life of your carpeting.
Regular vacuuming and yearly carpet cleaning will extend the life of your carpeting. If you leave soil in a carpet it acts like sand paper against the fibers putting cuts into the fibers. These cuts allow dirt to penetrate into the inner portion of the fiber. The deeper the dirt penetrates the harder it is to clean. A smooth uncut fiber stays clean longer because it has no place to "hold" the dirt. Carpets over time collect alot of these cuts allowing dirt to collect on the inside of the fibers, thus making a carpet get dirty faster.
How can I fix these cuts in the fiber?
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