We all know how important it is to keep our carpet clean at home. A carpet’s life can be reduced due to dirt, grit and oil residues, so prevention is essential to keep it nice.

Always remember to remove your shoes when arriving home; regular vacuuming is also important; as well as cleaning any stains as soon as they happen.

But even though we try our best to keep our carpet clean, we always need to think about cleaning it professionally on a regular basis. Here is a table to help you decide how often you need to call the professionals. Take it only as a reference and remember that every household is different:

How often should I clean my carpet:A house with:
Every  year1 or 2 peopleNo pets

Non smokers

Every 9 monthsChildrenor, Pets

or, Smokers

Every 6 monthsChildren and Petsor, Children and Smokers

or, Pets and Smokers

Every 3 monthsChildren and Pets and Smokers