GETTING A HOLD OF a carpet cleaning Edmonton provider is as straightforward as finding the letter" C" in the Directory. Finding a carpet-cleaning method that does the trick for you mightn"t be so easy.
“ There"s several different carpet-cleaning techniques used in today"s market," said Karyn Sellers, speaker representing the Carpet and Shag Establishment, an industry advocacy business based in the USA " All 5 work, provided that the person doing the cleaning knows what they"re doing.".
Ms. Sellers explained that the five procedures include steam, dry or foam extraction; spinning shampoo and the blotting strategy.
The steam technique– what a large number of customers mean when they tell you they are having their floors" steam cleaned"– works with a machine that fogs a heated detergent solution onto the carpeting, and then instantly sucks it out.
The downside to the hot-water process, Ms. Sellers said, is that if it is not done properly, the carpet and padding can get waterloged, thereby supplying a breeding ground for mold and blight. Also, she mentioned, if a bit too much cleaner is applied, or if all the detergent isn"t entirely extracted, the carpeting will become dirtier faster. Detergent left behind in a carpet and rug, she said, acts as a magnet for all new dirt.
With the dry extraction method, alternatively, a powder cleaning soap mixture is swept into the carpeting with specially produced devices. Dirt debris in the carpeting bond to the cleaning compound and are cleared away by vacuuming.
The foam-extraction method, Ms. Sellers stated, employs the use of a suds as opposed to powder compound and the lather is vacuumed off of the carpeting while it is still moist.
With the rotary shampoo solution, she mentioned, the cleaning compound is pushed into the carpeting by a tool that employs rotating brushes to move the mix into the filaments. The resulting dirty froth is then taken out by wet vacuuming.
Lastly, Ms. Sellers said, There"s the absorbent-pad, or" bonnet," method. With this strategy, she said, compounds are sprayed into the rugs and carpets fibers and right after they have an opportunity to work their magic by percolating the dirt up to the surface, the chemicals are removed by a piece of equipment with a large wheel absorbent spinning pad like the one on the bottom of a commercial floor polisher.
In the wrong hands, however, the rotating pad can make your deep-pile carpeting into a spotty mess." The absorbent-pad strategy should really be used only by an effectively qualified service professional," Ms. Sellers stated.
And Phil Boyswaddle is just such a fella.
Our cleansing solution is so unique from steam-cleaning and brushing that it isn"t even remotely close," said Mr. Boyswaddle, the operator of the CHem clean Northeast franchise in stevens Apex, Pa
With the ChemDry solution, he said, the cleaning solution is applied into the carpeting where it begins to bubble, in doing so" emulsifying" the grime and raising it to the top.
" It"s like using club soda to get a mark out of your clothing," Mr. Boyswaddle said, illustrating that for spots in the carpet, the ChemDry firm has an entire array of stain removals.
And the best thing regarding our system is that we uses about one-tenth of the moisture used with hot water and shampoo. And that means your carpeting will be dry in an hour instead of a day later.".Beverly, Sherwood Park, Saint Albert, Lancaster Park, Bretona, Namao, Strathcona, Carbondale, Nisku, Ardrossan