The carpet steam cleaning process involves hot water which is fed to a spray tool, connected to a pump driven by a motor. The cleaning solution is inserted by pressure into the carpet through the liquid stream. Then the water penetrates the fibers to the bottom and loosens any dirt left standing to remove the deposits of oil and grease, and leaves your carpet fully clean. There are many types of carpet cleaners available on the market, ranging from small portable devices to truck-mounted units. The principle is the same regardless of size.
Truck mounted models are designed, so that only the hose is taken to the area to be cleaned. These units are very powerful, carry hot water and generate a reverse vacuum effect that can be boosted by fuel, gas, propane or even by the truck’s motor. Most carpet manufacturers, fiber producers and professional cleaners motivate this process since they consider it the best one to remove dirt. With advances in technology, man is capable of a high quality carpet cleaning.
The real disadvantage of this type of cleaning is associated with problems that can wet the carpet excessively and take a long time to dry. However, these problems can be eliminated by an operator who has experience and uses well-maintained equipment in good condition.
Today, there are two great methods used to clean carpets which are as follows;
The first method involves a ‘traffic line cleansing’ which is sprayed and then applied to the fibers themselves. The entire area is then cleaned using a hot water extractor with a cleaning solution, which is injected into the fibers through the rod.
The second method involves a liquid emulsion pre-spraying method in a free rinse. This liquid is passed through the whole carpet, and then stirred into the fibers to remove the stains of carpet.
Prepare the equipment and tools. In a pump or power sprayer, you should place pre-spray mixture free of rinsing. In the solution tank, you should mix the rinse aid.
If you have a lot of furniture that needs to be moved, get a floor plan.
If the area to be cleaned has furniture, you should remove as much as possible.
Vacuum the carpet.
Spend a good amount of pre-sprayed liquid.
Using a cleaning tool, shake the product to penetrate the fibers, and allow it to stand for 10 to 15 minutes, ensuring it does not dry out.
Remove the area using a portable, truck or automatic carpet cleaner.
Repeat steps 5, 6, and 7 until the carpet has been cleaned.
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