You can’t live without your carpet.
But don’t expect it to do all the cleaning.
The carpet is the first thing that gets swept out the door.
And you need to make sure it’s clean, too.
You might not know what to look for when you’re buying a carpet, but if you do, it can tell you whether the carpet is up to scratch.
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