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Vacuum cleaning principal objective is to remove soil from the carpet in the first place; before permanent damage and discoloration occurs.

Vacuum cleaners have changed significantly since the first electric vacuum invented in 1890. The point, however, has remained the same. To remove soil debris and dust. With synthetic fibers, it is essential regular and complete cleaning are provided. Overall, the objective is to maintain high levels of appearance and sanitation over a period of years.

The Reasons For Vacuum Cleaning

  • Appearance : Vacuuming helps maintain carpets looking neat and clean. Vacuuming aids in removing dust and soil particles. These can cause permanent discoloration and damage.
  • Lengthen the carpet life : Regular vacuuming removes sharp, gritty particles. These can cut and scratch the carpet fibers. These scratches weaken the fibers and hold soils that can bring about discoloration. Regular Vacuum Cleaning can lengthen the periods between complete cleaning.
  • Sanitation/Improved Air Quality : Vacuuming gets rid of materials that may aggravate allergies, asthma, and other breathing problems; as well as disease-causing bacteria.
  • Protection : With vacuuming, any damage is immediately noted and repairs can be attended too.

Vacuuming Plan

When outlining a vacuuming plan or schedule there are a number of variables that need considering. The main factor is need. The needs of an area will be dependent upon:

  • The type and level of use. (Traffic)
  • The construction and fiber.
  • The kind of vacuuming equipment used.
  • The degree of appearance and sanitation desired.

General Principle:

The more traffic and use, likewise, the more vacuuming and cleaning required.

Heavy traffic lanes and high-usage areas (primary areas) vacuumed on a daily basis.

Light traffic areas,(secondary areas) a brief spot vacuuming to clean traffic lanes, may be all required. Complete on a daily or twice a week basis.

A complete vacuuming of all carpeted surfaces employing an upright vacuum cleaner with a rotating beater brush scheduled weekly.

A rotating schedule for complete vacuuming of particular areas on a daily basis may require when caring for facilities with a lot of carpeted areas.

Traffic Lane Vacuuming

A regular suction type vacuum (Canister type dry vacuum) is the more efficient, lightweight, and easy to maneuver. Vacuuming done day-to-day will prevent dirt and soil from working down into the fibers. Generally paying attention to entrances and other high-usage areas. Furthermore, vacuuming is best be achieved by using strokes 3-4 feet long. Although, this is determined by the operator and the available space. For more thorough vacuuming, you may take additional passes over each area from the other direction.

The subsequent guidelines can help you when vacuuming traffic lanes.

  • Gather all required equipment and attachments and go to the work area.
  • Plug in the vacuum in near the end of the area or near the entrance of the workplace.
  • Position the vacuum in a central location.
  • Work in an appropriate position facing the floor attachment.
  • Keep the floor attachment flat on the surface of the carpet.
  • Make a number of passes over each area.
  • Never bump walls, furniture, corners or equipment with a vacuum or its attachments.

Complete Vacuum Cleaning

The procedure for vacuuming entire carpeted areas include: vacuuming under chairs, tables, desks, and any other easily moved items as well as all edges and behind doors.

Upright vacuums with a beater bar rotating brush are the most successful for complete vacuuming. Canister type vacuums may be faster and more adaptable; in that they come with a variety of accessories for different applications.

The subsequent guidelines can help when complete vacuuming is needed.

  • Gather all required equipment and attachments and go to the work area.
  • Plug in the vacuum in near the end of the area or near the entrance of the workplace.
  • Vacuuming throughout the room in a clockwise or, counterclockwise direction.
  • All edges and areas around and behind furniture to be vacuumed.
  • Vacuum beneath tables, desks, chairs, anything movable, if applicable.
  • Make two or three passes over each area, dependent upon soil conditions.
  • Bring back all furniture to its original position after vacuuming.
  • Work in an appropriate position facing the floor attachment.
  • Maintain the floor attachment flat on the surface of the carpet.
  • Never bump walls, furniture, corners or equipment with either a vacuum or its attachments.

Note:

  • Never unplug computers, fax machines, or any electrical equipment.
  • Come up with a note of spots for removal.

Finally, do not forget:

  • Difficult to reach areas, such as behind desks and filing cabinets.
  • Remove any paper clips as well as staples before starting.
  • Do any required edging before beginning vacuuming of each area.
  • Not to mention, do not jerk the cord. Simply unplug it.

In any event, call Auckland Carpet Cleaning on 09-489 5599