To retain its luster and beauty, your carpet should be deep-cleaned every 12 to 18 months, depending upon 1) the life-style of the household, 2) frequency of vacuuming, and 3) whether the carpet is a light or dark color, and mill specifications consider deep cleaning your carpet BEFORE it becomes excessively soiled.
Professional carpet cleaners can keep your carpet looking fresh and new longer. Many are trained and certified to care for carpets manufactured from today’s state-of-the-art fibers.
For deep-cleaning, hot water (steam) extraction is recommended. With this method, a detergent solution is sprayed on the carpet and removed by extracting the dirt and solution with a powerful vacuum from either a truck-mounted or portable unit. A professional that is trained to use special equipment will produce optimal results. The equipment used by professionals is five to 10 times more powerful than rental units.
HOT WATER EXTRACTION REQUIRED
A few tips to consider:
Hot water extraction, performed by a trained, qualified carpet care professional, is required every 12-18 months in accordance with mill specifications.
Receipts are required for proof of service.
Do not get the carpet too wet. Avoid “oversaturation” of the carpet. Moisture that penetrates the fibers and the backing may result in shrinkage, discoloration, odor and
Before cleaning, it is advisable to remove furniture from the room. If this is impractical, place thick plastic film or aluminum foil under and around the legs of chairs and tables until the carpet is dry so that rust or furniture stains are prevented.