HIRING a carpet cleaning Edmonton provider is as straightforward as looking for the letter" C" in the Directory. Choosing a carpet-cleaning technique that does the trick for you mightn"t be so straightforward.
“ There are five unique carpet-cleaning methods being used today," said Kathryn Smuckers, spokesperson representing the Carpeting and Shag Institute, an industry advocacy association based in southern US " All of them work, provided the person executing the cleaning knows what they"re doing.".
Ms. Smuckers explained that the various approaches include hot-water, dry or foam extraction; rotating shampoo and the absorbent-pad strategy.
The steam method– what most people mean when they tell you they are having their carpets and rugs" steam cleaned"– uses a device that sprays a steaming cleaning soap mixture into the throw rug, and after that straight away sucks it up.
The weakness to the steam approach, Ms. Smuckers said, is that if it"s not done right, the carpet and padding can get waterloged, consequently providing a breeding ground for mold and mustiness. She said, if too much cleaning agent is used, or in the case that all the cleaner is not taken out, the rug or carpet will get dirtier quicker. Cleaner left behind in a carpet or rug, she said, acts as a magnet for all-new dirt.
By using the dry-extraction process, alternatively, a powdered cleaning agent blend is brushed into the rug or carpet with specially developed piece of equipment. Dirt specks within the rug or carpet bond to the compound and are eliminated by suction.
The foam-extraction system, Ms. Smuckers explained, employs the use of a suds as opposed to powdered chemical substance and the froth is sucked off of the rug or carpet while it"s still wet.
With the rotary-shampoo solution, she said, the washing solution is pushed into the rug or carpet by a device that uses swiveling brushes to move the compound into the threads. The resulting dirty suds are then gotten rid of by wet vacuuming.
Ms. Smuckers said, there"s the absorbent-pad, or" bonnet," strategy. With this strategy, she said, chemicals are sprayed into the carpet or rug 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 machine with a big wheel absorbent spinning brush like the ones under of a commercial floor waxer.
In the wrong hands, , the revolving brush has the ability to make your deep-pile rug or carpet into a shredded pile." The absorbent-pad strategy should be used only by a correctly taught service expert," Ms. Smuckers said.
And Tom Boyswaddle is just such a fella.
Our cleansing solution is so distinct from steam-cleaning and shampooing that it isn"t even funny," said Mr. Boyswaddle, the business owner of the CHem clean Northwest franchise in stevens Summit, va
With the Carbonated solution, he said, the washing solution is shot on the rugs and carpets then it begins to bubble, in doing so" encapsulating" the filth and carrying it to the surface.
" It"s just like using club soda to remove a mark out of your t-shirt," Mr. Boyswaddle said, illustrating that for splotches in the carpet, the Carbonated provider has a whole array of spot removals.
And the best thing concerning our system is that it use about one-tenth of the water used with steam-cleaning and shampoo. And that means your rug or carpet will be dry in an hour instead of a day later.".Beverly, Sherwood Park, Saint Albert, Lancaster Park, Bretona, Namao, Strathcona, Carbondale, Nisku, Ardrossan