The Holiday-Ready Task You’ll Want to Check Off Your List Right Now

published Oct 16, 2017
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It might be too early for Christmas music and putting a fir tree in the living room, but it’s definitely not too early to start planning for the holidays. These early fall months are a great time to start budgeting for gifts, booking travel and, if you’re hosting this season, one other thing…

Why You Should Have Your Carpet Cleaned in October

It’s true. Although you don’t want to be thinking about the holidays before Halloween, October is a great month to check this item off your holiday preparation list for a few reasons.

1. It Will Dry Faster

October offers the ideal weather for getting carpets dry fast: Depending on where you live, you’ll benefit from the warmest temperatures of dry air all year long. On a warm dry October day, you can also feel good about opening all the windows to help dry your floors quickly.

2. It Will Keep Your Air Healthier

The coming winter months mean spending lots of time indoors, for most of us. A thorough carpet clean now means your Thanksgiving-to-Valentine’s-Day hibernation season will benefit from cleaner (and better smelling) indoor air.

3. It Will Look Fresh for the Festivities

If you’re hosting Thanksgiving or a holiday party this year, I don’t need to tell you that spotless carpets are probably the best way to make your home look clean and welcoming for your houseguests—whether they’re coming for a few days or just a few hours. I promise partygoers won’t notice a cloudy oven window as much as they will a dingy old carpet.

4. You’ll Get a Head Start

Everyone and their mother is going to want their carpets cleaned between now and New Year’s Eve. By reaching out, comparing prices and booking a cleaner now, you’ll be ahead of the game and avoid the risk of the best places being overbooked.

What are you waiting for? Make a call right now! (And P.S. for the Prime fans: You can book carpet cleaning services right from Amazon.)