How to keep your carpet clean if you have pets-If you have a dog or a cat, then it can be hard for you to keep your carpet clean. They can chew your carpet and cause it to stain. They can also cause hair to build up in your carpet. The good news is that you do not have to give up your pet to keep the carpet clean. You can prevent pets from putting dirt on your carpet by wiping their paws off when they come inside. Keep a towel close to the door. Your pet may not like this, but it is one of the best things that you can do to keep the carpet clean. They will eventually understand that they will have to get their paws wiped off every time that they come in the house. An area rug will not only make the room look better but it will also protect your carpet. You should put the area rug in a high-traffic area. You want to make sure that your pet spends most of their time on the area rug and not the carpet.