When Can I Walk on My Carpet?

Can we walk on the carpet right after it’s been cleaned?

This seems to be a huge question..and this is what I tell my customers…Yes, however, it WILL be damp. We recommend that after your carpet is cleaned you wear socks walking on it so that you do not transfer oils from feet to clean carpets. If you ARE going to walk on it; do not walk in your regular traffic places!

What does this mean?  For example, if you typically walk up the staircase in the middle, after the carpet cleaning, walk to the right or left until it’s dry. The carpet fibers in the most trafficked areas need the most time to dry.  This will help with the fiber rejuvenation of the carpet.

Remember that a damp carpet is just like a damp towel; it washes the dirt off any surface it comes into contact with, which is deposited right onto your freshly cleaned carpet! It is also very important that you are careful not to slip when walking from damp carpet to hard surfaces. Please be careful!