Old School Cleaning Tips and Ideas for Businesses and Families
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Old School Cleaning Tips and Ideas for Businesses and Families

Keeping your home or business clean can be challenging, but over the years of keeping a shop clean and cleaning my house, I have learned a lot about cleaning. I've learned how to clean in order to impress clients, and I've learned how to keep my house clean in spite of children bringing in dirt and mess all the time. I love to write so decided to start this blog. Here, I am going to share a range of cleaning tips with an emphasis on the "old school", homemade or natural tips. However, sometimes, truthfully, you need chemicals and professionals so I will also delve into those topics. Thanks for reading and good luck with cleaning.


Old School Cleaning Tips and Ideas for Businesses and Families

Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before Dyeing Your Carpet

Marta Vicente

Have you noticed that your carpet is faded or there are some spots that are brightly coloured than others? You can restore a new look on your carpet by applying a dye. You need to know the right type of dyeing material to use so that you effectively accomplish the process. There are things you that you must also observe so that you get a desirable experience. The following are some of the questions you should ask yourself when dyeing the fabric.

How Is it Applied?

Different mixtures have different methods of application. You may need to spray the dye or manually spread it. Whichever method is used, it should be easy and must not consume your time. Before you begin the process, ensure that the carpet is clean. Plastic carpets should be washed while woollen ones must be scrubbed properly.

Check if there are stains on the carpet and use the appropriate way of eliminating them. If there are oil stains, use special reagents that will dissolve the oil. Water cannot clean such stains because the two do not mix. Nylon fabric needs special care and does not use sharp objects when cleaning it.

Does it Have Multiple Colours?

The best dye should have various shades or pigments to select. Choosing a darker mixture is usually recommended. For instance, if your carpet is black, ensure that you get a concentrated version of it. This will ensure that your carpet looks as good as new.

 Remember you can also change the appearance of your carpet by applying another colour. You will have to get quality material that does not fade so that your carpet does not look like it is stained. In case your preferred shade is not available, ask the manufacturers if they can produce it for you.

Is it Friendly to the Fabric?

The dye you apply on the carpet should not react with your carpet otherwise you will end up buying a new carpet. You must know the specific material that is used to make the fabric. If it is nylon, you must know the type or category. If you are not sure about what to apply, then consult the manufacturers of your carpet or the store where you bought it.  You must use the correct procedures for the best outcomes.

If you are doubtful about your carpet dyeing skills, you should consult professionals to ensure the process is successful and the end results are desirable.