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post #1 of Old 11-05-2016, 07:05 AM Thread Starter
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Best 5 Types of Carpet Cleaning Methods

While you are spoilt for choices when selecting carpet cleaning company for your home or business, it is important to understand the different types of carpet cleaning methods used by different companies as not all methods work for your carpet.

Here are the types of carpet cleaning in the market:

Hot Water Extraction Cleaning

Commonly known as steam carpet cleaning, hot water extraction cleaning use high pressured hot water to agitate the carpet fibre and dissolve dirt in the carpet.

Hot water extraction cleaning typically involves application of cleaning agent on soiled surface, agitation of carpet with brush and followed by rinsing. After cleaning agent settle in the carpet for a short duration, the carpet will be "washed" by a carpet cleaning equipment to rinse the cleaning agent thoroughly and finally left to dry in room or air conditioned temperature

An average sized carpeted office of 3000 sq ft would normally take about 2 hours to clean and will take at least 4 hours to dry. Most companies would advise carpet to be cleaned in the late afternoon so that after it is done, the carpet can be left to dry over night and office operation can resume back to normal the next morning.

Carpet Shampooing

Shampoo carpet cleaning was popular till encapsulation technology was introduced in 1970s. While shampooing it may seem to clean heavily soiled carpet, the technology's disadvantage - leaving behind high amount of wet foam residues in the carpet that takes a long time to dry, becomes sticky when it dries because no rinsing is done after shampooing and rapid re-soiling of carpet - makes this method less popular than others.

Encapsulation

Foam encapsulation use synthetic detergents as a base that will crystallize into powder form when dries. Loosened dirt particles in carpet fibre will be encapsulated into powder when the applied cleaning foam dries and, finally, vacuumed or brushed when the foam dries after cleaning.

The foam encapsulation cleaning technique has overtaken carpet shampooing technology as the former uses less water during cleaning which result in shorter drying time compared to the carpet shampooing. The foam encapsulation cleaning has received thumbs up by those who advocate using of environmental friendly products because there is less chemical residue left behind after cleaning compared to carpet shampooing.

Although this technique has shown good cleaning results, this cleaning method has not been able to thoroughly clean heavy soiling carpet because of the technology's limitation.

Bonnet Cleaning

This carpet cleaning produce good surface cleaning result as the process mainly involve cleaning the top part of the carpet fibre using a heavy duty motorized machine with a spinning pad that has been immersed with cleaning solution to absorb dirt from the carpet surface.

Bonneting is popular in hotels because it can give a quick fix solution to clean carpet in heavy traffic public area that require carpet to be cleaned without much moisture and can dry quickly to prevent causing inconvenience to hotel guests.

Because bonneting does not clean carpet deeply, dirt beneath the carpet would emerge back to the surface within short period of time, causing carpet to get soiled again quickly. Bonneting also tends to cause accumulation of chemical residue in the carpet as pressure from the heavy machine on the spinning pad push the applied chemical and remaining dirt into the carpet.

Dry Carpet Cleaning

Dry carpet cleaning or compound cleaning is one of the latest cleaning technology found in the market and has gained increasing popularity and approvals by leading carpet manufacturers because of its effective cleaning performance and convenience as it does not require drying time.

Since it was invented in 1980s, there are many types of cleaning compound or powders that have been developed in the market. As this technology is considered relatively new compared to other conventional wet carpet cleaning methods that have been trusted and used for decades, many still doubt the effectiveness of this cleaning technology.

The highlight is the application of cleaning compound or powder into the bottom part of carpet using a motorized counter rotating brush machine to open up the carpet fibre and allow the compound to settle inside, resulting in thorough deep carpet cleaning result.

Cleaning compound is typically made of biodegradable material that works like micro-sponges, which can effectively absorb dissolved dirt in the carpet and can be removed thoroughly at the end of the process.

Different equipment manufacturers differentiate themselves by developing their own cleaning compound or powders formula and customizing their equipment design and function.
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Carpet Cleaning Methods

Great cleaning service tips. For carpet cleaning in portsmouth va ecocarpetpro also offer eco-friendly cleaning service.
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Nice carpet cleaning tips
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Great carpet cleaning tips. This is awesome advice for keeping the carpet clean. With over 25 years of experience in this field, so I Share my experience on carpet cleaning. We use incredible ideas and techniques for carpet cleaning that consist steam cleaning, dry foam shampoo and Rotary extraction. This way you can give your carpet a professional shine.

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Great Carpet Cleaning Tips. These tips will surely help someone to keep their carpet clean and long lasting. Also, there are two ways of carpet cleaning: DIY(Do It Yourself) and choose a professional cleaner. If you are interested in DIY carpet cleaning, you would be required to purchase the floor Carpet Cleaning Equipment and Chemicals.

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Great tips
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I really appreciate your ideas and tips that you have posted. I think one of the best methods of carpet cleaning is hot water extraction. In hot water extraction, germs and bacteria easily remove from the carpet.

Thanks for the wonderful tips!!
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The five carpet and rug cleaning methods discussed here are very good and these are used by the professionals as well. So, here are some DIY methods explained below which are very simple and you can do it on your own regularly. Once a while you can call for professional carpet cleaning services to clean the carpets thoroughly and get rid of dust particles and allergens which may not be easy to clean otherwise. So here the best methods to DIY.

Blot instead of scrub: Never scrub the stain because it can spoil the material and this may snatch the beauty of your carpet. Even the best carpet cleaners Newcastle near your area suggest that. So, use a dabbing motion instead of scrubbing continuously.

Do not use much of the product: Use club soda or dish cleaning detergent and use this in small quantity. It will reduce the drying time and will not stain the carpet.

Dry properly: you must dry the carpet well using a hairdryer or fan in the room. This will speed the process of drying. Wet carpet can grow mold.

Shaving cream: It can remove all types of stains. Apply it to the stain and let it sit for 30 minutes. Then blot with dry wet cloth. After this mix some vinegar with water and put it in spray bottle. Spray on the stain and then dab in the end.

Rent the machine: If you want to wash the carpet then rent a carpet cleaning machine and you can do it on your own. You can use the hot water extraction method and get good results.
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i would prefer an organic way of cleaning dry dirt on the carpet by using a carpet rake with its guide @ https://itday.com/kitchen/top-6-best-carpet-rake-review-ultimate-buyers-guide/"

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Great tips..Carpet cleaning is very difficult task. This is a great post on carpet cleaning. Thanks for this informative post, you have nicely mentioned all points.
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Thank you for your great tips and tricks! It's such a helpfull information.
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I agree with your points and would like to add more to it, Powdered carpet cleaners are quicker to use as they can be vacuumed up – there’s no lengthy drying process involved.
Use a hard bristled brush with a solution of water and carpet shampoo to scrub stains.
Baking soda can be used as a deodorizer.
Always remember to test any cleaning products on a small area first, in case of confusion contact some carpet cleaning service provider.
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Nice Tips!
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Nice to learn these types of carpet cleaning methods. I just wonder how they are and what the price is.

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