Summer Daze: 3 Excellent Reasons to have your Carpets cleaned this Summer

Schools out! And so is everything else……

Kids, parties, cook-outs, weddings, family reunions, you name it!

clean summer carpetsThe fact of the matter is, summer time is typically loaded with activities galore. May we therefore never forget that after the hustle and bustle of each day’s to-do’s’, that we always return home, …. wherever home is!

3 good reasons to have your carpets cleaned this summer.

Reason # 1: Heavy Foot Traffic

Apart from the fact that your kids, their friends and their friends’ pets are ALL out of school and in your home a lot more, let us not forget about the parties, the cook-outs, the family reunions and house-guests that will also go ‘trodding’ through, thereby introducing a myriad of ‘things’ (that are better suited outside), into your sanctuaries.

One of the best ways to ensure top-notch air quality is to have your carpets professionally cleaned on a regular basis.


Reason #2: Faster Drying Times

When life hands lemons, make lemonade, they say. We say ‘add sugar’!


Lately, it’s been a little ‘toasty’ outdoors in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area. Technically, ‘life’ has handed us some much-needed sun, so let us it to our advantage! By having your carpets cleaned during the peak of summer, you tend to capitalize on the readily available heat, to shorten the time that it would otherwise take for your freshly cleaned carpets to dry.

We get it, damp carpets are rather unpleasant….

So, capitalize on the natural warmth and sunlight. Open your windows and let some fresh air in while we’re at it!

Reason #3: Mold Mitigation

What has mold got to do with carpets and their cleaning thereof, you say?

Everything we say……

Think about it!

  • Mold is a nuisance fungus that thrives in moist, warm conditions….

It’s summertime…….

The kids are home from school, splashing around in their outdoor kiddie pools. They come running in with little wet feet, for a glass of ice cold lemonade.

Fast forward, by the time the day is done, you have muddy footprints with a hint of lemonade beautifully melanged within the fibers of your exorbitant Berber carpet.

Two days later, surprise! You have evidence of mold!

Read “What to do if you discover Mold”.

Of course, there are several other reasons why you should have your carpets professionally cleaned however we will leave you with some simple tips on how to keep your carpets clean AFTER you have had it professionally cleaned this summer.


  1. Simple door mats;
  2. Area rugs;
  3. Shoe-free zones within your homes;
  4. Regular vacuuming schedules;
  5. Routine professional deep cleaning.

For a free/complimentary consultation relative to your carpet cleaning and mold mitigation needs, contact Triangle Legacy at (301) 523-9419 or toll free at 1-800-830-3324.

We currently serve all cities & zip codes within a 30-mile radius of the Nation’s Capital, including the Washington DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

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