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How to Clean Office Carpet Tiles

By 26th July 2023 No Comments
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Let’s face it—office carpet tiles can be a magnet for dirt, spills, and general wear and tear. Maintaining a clean and fresh carpet not only enhances the overall appearance of your workspace but also contributes to a healthier and more productive environment. Luckily, we’re experts at knowing how to clean office carpet tiles. Keep reading to discover how to keep them looking fresh for years to come. 

Regular Vacuuming 

The first step in maintaining clean office carpet tiles is to establish a regular vacuuming routine. Aim to vacuum your carpet tiles at least two to three times a week, focusing on high-traffic areas and spots prone to dust and debris. 

Address Spills Quickly

Accidents happen, and spills on carpet tiles are no exception. Whether it’s coffee, ink, or lunchtime mishaps, immediate action is crucial to prevent stains from setting in. When a spill occurs, grab a clean cloth or paper towel and gently blot the affected area, absorbing as much liquid as possible. Avoid rubbing as this can spread the stain and damage the carpet fibres. Once the excess liquid is removed, use a mild carpet cleaner or a mixture of water and vinegar to treat the affected area. 

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Deep Clean with Carpet Shampoo

Regular vacuuming can maintain the cleanliness of your office carpet tiles, but deep cleaning is essential for removing embedded dirt and grime. Consider using a carpet shampoo specifically designed for commercial settings, or hire professional cleaners once a week to give your office carpet tiles a thorough deep clean.

Fight Stubborn Stains

Some stains are more challenging to remove than others, but don’t despair! For those stubborn marks that resist your best efforts, there are several DIY remedies to try. For instance, using baking soda can be a cost-effective and useful hack to know about. Create a paste by mixing baking soda and water, applying it to the stain, and allowing it to dry before vacuuming it up.

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Regular Maintenance Tips

Apart from routine vacuuming and periodic deep cleaning, a few extra measures can prolong the life of your office carpet tiles. Place doormats or entryway rugs at entrances to trap dirt and moisture before they reach the carpet.  And don’t forget to periodically check the carpet tiles for loose edges or damaged sections, promptly repairing or replacing them as needed. The good news is, carpet tiles make replacing specific areas of your office carpet easy, as you can simply remove the affected carpet tile and replace it. 

If you’re interested in learning how to do this yourself, read our blog: How to Lay Carpet Tiles.

We hope that our blog has given you some good tips around maintaining and cleaning your office carpet tiles. 

If you’re looking to fully refresh your commercial carpet, we’re here to help. We offer a range of design-led carpet tiles that’ll revitalise your space. Get in touch with us today: Paragon Carpet Tiles Get in Touch.