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Buy Scotch Guard to Protect Your Carpets and Rugs

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

Buy Scotch Guard to Protect Your Rugs and Carpets

Scotch guard is a special spray on product that comes in aerosol cans. Scotch guard is designed as a first line of defense proactive cleaning product. Scotch guard is best used when sprayed on brand new carpets and rugs before you ever have the opportunity to drop anything on them that can stain. Pasta, wine, pizza, dark beers and other foods and drinks can leave permanent marks on brand new carpets and rugs, essentially ruining several hundred dollar purchases in the blink of an eye. The more dinner parties and house guests you have over, the greater the chances are that at some point someone will make the inevitable slip and drop something rich and colorful on your cream colored carpet or spill white on your white shag rug. That's why scotch guard is such a beloved pre-emptive cleaning product for carpets and rugs. This special spray creates a protective layer on your carpets and rugs that helps to repel stains as they fall on your surfaces.

What's so Special About Scotch Guard?

Scotch Guard is special because it contains no CFC's, which are harmful chemicals that harm and reduce the protective ozone layer around our planet. CFC's are very common in aerosol cans and sprays, so it's notable that Scotch Guard doesn't contain any of them.

Once scotch guard is applied to your carpet or rug and allowed to dry, it won't change the appearance or the tactile feeling of the materials its sprayed on. There is a small chance, however, that spraying scotch guard on colored carpet or rugs can alter their color or cause the color to come away. In order to prevent this from happening, it's recommended that you first spray a small hidden section of the carpet or rug you want to protect with scotch guard an allow it to dry somewhat. Then use a cloth to wipe away the scotch guard to see whether or not the scotch guard will affect your carpet or rug's colorfastness. Once you are sure it does not affect your fabric's color, you can treat the entire carpet or rug with scotch guard and lock in an extra layer of protection against spills and stains.

You can even use scotch guard on clothing to prevent stains and spills from destroying or ruining your favorite shirt, blouse or dress. Use scotch guard on a new white couch to increase its longevity and resistance to spills.

When you buy new furniture, sometimes the furniture dealer will offer to stain treat it with a special material that will repel stains. You can save yourself a nice chunk of money by passing on this added service and treating your new furniture yourself at home with a can or two of scotch guard.

Having scotch guard around your home is also a good idea so you'll always be able to re-apply your stain protective layer on fabrics, clothes or furniture every couple of months after the protection begins to wear down.


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