How to Properly Vacuum Carpet If you’re wondering how to vacuum your carpet like a professional, this post is for you. Vacuuming is a very important and sometimes overlooked part of the carpet cleaning and maintenance process. Proper vacuuming can (and should!!) be done at home between regular carpet cleanings to keep your carpet looking great all year! Knowing how to vacuum properly is quite possibly the most important thing you can do at home to keep your carpet cleaner and help your carpet last longer. So, Why should you vacuum? Your carpet is a filter. It traps the dust that blows around in your house that would otherwise be loose or airborne. Vacuuming helps remove remove everyday soils, pet hair and pet dander, dust, spores, pollen, and other gross stuff that gets walked, carried, or blown in from outside or created inside your home. These indoor air pollutants contribute to sinus problems and many other health issues. Like any filter, it should be emptied or cleaned on occasion to continue working properly. Indoor air quality starts with proper vacuuming. Vacuuming also helps keep the carpet looking fresh longer by separating and standing up the fibers and removing the soil….