HIRING a carpet cleaning Edmonton business is as straightforward as finding the letter" C" in the Directory. But picking a carpet cleaning technique that does the job for your place might not be so self-explanatory.
“ There"s several distinct carpet-cleaning techniques being used today," said Karyn Sellers, spokesperson for the Flooring and Shag Establishment, an industry advocacy business based in southern US " All five work, so long as the participant conducting the cleaning knows what they"re doing.".
Ms. Sellers explained that the various solutions include hot-water, dry or foam extraction; rotary shampoo and the absorbent-pad strategy.
The hot water system– what most customers mean when they announce they are having their floors" steam washed"– uses a piece of equipment that sprays a hot detergent blend onto the carpets and rugs, and then promptly vacuums it up.
The downside to the steam method, Ms. Sellers said, is that if it is not done properly, the carpet and pad can get waterloged, in doing so providing a birthplace for mold and mildew. Also, she explained, if too much soap is applied, or if all the detergent is not completely removed, the carpet or rug will become dirtier more rapidly. Cleaning agent left behind in a carpet, she said, functions as a magnet for all-new dirt.
Using the dry extraction method, conversely, a powdered cleaning soap substance is brushed right into the carpet or rug with specially created piece of equipment. Dirt debris in the carpet or rug connect to the cleaning compound and are eliminated by vacuuming.
The foam-extraction method, Ms. Sellers mentioned, employs the use of a suds instead of powder compound and the suds is vacuumed away from the carpet or rug while it is still moist.
With the rotary shampoo technique, she mentioned, the cleansing mixture is pushed into the carpet or rug by a machine that utilizes moving brushes to work the mix into the fibers. The culminating dirty lather is then removed by wet vacuuming.
At Last, Ms. Sellers said, there is 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 device with a significant circle absorbent spinning pad like the one underneath of a commercial floor polisher.
In the wrong hands, , the rotating pad may make your deep-pile carpet or rug into a torn mess." The absorbent-pad strategy must be used only by an appropriately trained cleaning service provider," Ms. Sellers stated.
And Phil Boyswaddle is just such a man.
Our cleansing technique is so unique from steam cleaning and brushing that it isn"t even remotely close," said Mr. Boyswaddle, the business owner of the CHem clean Northwest operation in stevens Apex, Pa
With the ChemDry technique, he said, the cleansing solution is sprayed on the carpets and rugs then it begins to bubble, in doing so" emulsifying" the dirt and lifting it to the surface.
" It"s like using club soda to get a mark out of your jacket," Mr. Boyswaddle said, detailing that for discolorations in the carpet, the Carbonated provider has a wide array of stain removals.
And the best thing regarding our system is that we use about one-tenth of the water used with steam-cleaning and shampooing. And that means your carpet or rug will be dry in one hour instead of 10.".Beverly, Sherwood Park, Saint Albert, Lancaster Park, Bretona, Namao, Strathcona, Carbondale, Nisku, Ardrossan