Vacuums can come with a rotating brush, a beater bar, or only suction, and you will want to choose your vacuum type according to the kind of carpet you have. Click here for some tips
on how to select the right vacuum for your floors, presented by our friends at Mohawk Flooring
. Vacuum your carpet regularly to prevent soil from embedding itself in the fibers, and keep traffic and other factors in mind when considering a professional cleaning every 12 to 18 months. Heave furniture dents can be removed by stroking the dented area with the edge of a coin. Use scissors to clip snags and stickers – pulling on them may damage your carpet. If your carpet is burned, clip the tops of the burnt fibers off with curves scissors. You may need to patch or replace sections that are burnt too severely. For extensive water damage, consult a professional to dry your carpet from top to bottom.