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Pets and Carpets

Jan 3, 2018

Let’s face it – if you’ve got pets in the house, chances are you’re going to be cleaning up quite a bit more than if you were pet-free. Dogs and cats are great companions, but they affect your carpets in many ways. Let’s take a look at how they can be harmful to your floors, and how to avoid further damage to your floors.

Pets and Carpets


If you have looped carpeting, your pet’s claws or nails can get caught in the fibers and tear up small sections of carpet when they pull to detach themselves from the carpet. Cats who like to scratch can resort to your carpets if they don’t have scratching posts in the house. Dogs who have trouble limiting their digging tendencies to outside of the house may dig into your carpets and weaken the fibers.

Avoid looped carpets when you have pets, and make sure your animals have proper outlets for scratching and digging habits.

Hair and Dirt

Pets that shed throughout the year will undoubtedly contribute to the shape of your carpet. In addition, dogs and cats who spend time outdoors get dirt and dust in their fur or on their paws and can bring it into the house as they come in and out. Vacuuming regularly is the best way to make sure pet hair and dirt tracked in from outside don’t build up in your carpet and make it less attractive and functional.


Accidents happen, especially with young or untrained pets. Cats and dogs urinate in places they aren’t supposed to due to nerves, disobedience, or to mark their territory, and your carpet is one of the worst places for them to have an accident. Pet urine, vomit, and other fluids produce unpleasant and pungent smells which get worse the longer they are allowed to seep into your carpets.

The fluids also produce stains which can show up in any type of carpet. Training isn’t always 100% successful and accidents happen, so it’s hard to consistently prevent your pet from staining the carpet with bodily fluids.

The best way to ensure your carpets are treated regularly for stains, hair, and dirt in a home with pets is to hire a professional Eldersburg, MD carpet cleaning service, and Kent Clean is here to help. We provide both Maryland residential and Maryland commercial cleaning services to customers all over the state. Contact us today to set up regular carpet cleanings, or to inquire about how we can help keep floors clean in a pet-friendly home.

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