Rugs are expensive. You don't want to spend time and money on over-the-counter products that might harm the fibers. You also don't want to spend time cleaning a rug if you don't know the best way to do so. Lack of knowledge in proper cleaning techniques can harm that rug.
It is easy to forget a carpet needs constant care. This means you need to remember to regularly clean the rug and learn how to do so properly or you can schedule regular maintenance with the professionals.
You may not either have the time or wish to spend what free time you have cleaning those rugs. It does take time to properly clean rugs. This task can be done much more quickly by professionals with the proper equipment.
When rugs get damp and are not dried out properly, mildew or mold may result. Mildew and mold are forms of fungi that can cause respiratory problems. Mildew and mold also spreads. Lack of proper professional cleaning may lead to a problem with fungi.
Dust mites cause problems for humans, animals and even the structure of the home. Once they invade carpet, it is critical to get rid of every one of these little bugs or they will reinfest. A professional carpet cleaner understands the problem and knows how best to rid the rugs of these irritating bugs.
Dust and dirt is everywhere. Family members bring it in on shoes and clothes. It blows in through open doors and windows and sifts down onto the rugs. Owners seldom realize how dirty a rug is until a professional cleaner shows them the result of their work.
Whatever is on the carpet, food, dirt, bits of paper and living or dead bugs, gets ground in as people walk back and forth. These ground in items make it difficult to properly clean the rug at home.
Unlike a DIY project, the professional not only cleans, but also restores rugs to the color and bounce they once had.
A professional has the time, training and experience to clean rugs carefully, quickly and efficiently. Most professionals use products safe for family, pets and the environment.
Finally, if you clean your rugs with disastrous results you're stuck. However, professionals offer guarantees for a satisfying result.