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When you think of carpet, don’t only consider the wall-to-wall variety, but also area rugs. Constant foot traffic makes carpet a breeding ground for microbes Often the most common cleaning method, wet shampoo extraction, can make the situation worse ast oo much shampoo and water will leave a residue that can create the perfect environment for stain and odor causing bacteria, mold and mildew to grow. Here are a few tips for correctly cleaning your carpet.

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When performed properly, wet shampoo extraction is a great solution to bring back the natural beauty of your carpet. There are also dry forms and powder systems that, once applied to stains and tough spots, acts like a sponge to suck up the offending matter. Once dried, they can simply be vacuumed up. Make sure you thoroughly clean your vacuum after each use since these particles can block filters and air paths that the vacuum relies on to work efficiently. For more detailed tips, check out our blog post on the various types of cleaning tips for carpets and for advice on how to tackle all types of spills and accidents.

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In addition to the cleaning methods outlined above, a built-in antimicrobial technology can provide further protection against the growth of stain and odor causing bacteria and fungi on your carpets. The technology is added to the carpet fibers, backing or both during the manufacturing process. This protective technology works continuously to create an inhospitable environment, helping prevent the growth of harmful microbes. Antimicrobial technology is durable, effective and since it is built in during manufacturing, it will not wash off or wear away.

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The Cleaner Home Collection by Phenix Flooring

Phenix Flooring introduces the Cleaner Home™ Collection, a new assortment of smarter carpets crafted to target consumers who want a cleaner home to support a healthy lifestyle and are looking for products that proactively simplify the cleaning process. The Cleaner Home™ Collection is the only carpet collection with built-in Microban® antimicrobial technology providing 24/7 protection against the growth of stain and odor causing bacteria and mold.  This collection includes 10 new styles, each constructed with Phenix’s new Opulence HD™ solution dyed PET fiber for a luxurious and refined appearance; featuring Microban antimicrobial technology, the most recognized built-in antimicrobial technology brand; as well as SureFresh™ odor capture technology, which actively neutralizes household odors.

Recognizing that consumers have a desire for a cleaner home without cleaning more, Phenix combined these three unique components – a new fiber with two proactive technologies – to create this new carpet collection that’s smarter about staying beautiful, cleaner and fresher.

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