Common carpet cleaning methods

carpet cleaning by country life carpet careYour carpet looks dirty? Don’t wait for the dirt to multiply! Take some actions now, this spring, start fresh and clean! What to do? Have your carpet cleaned.

What are the ways to clean your carpet?

There are a lot of methods on how to keep your carpet clean and in top condition. The best cleaning method for your carpets depends on several factors such as:

  • What’s the carpets made of
  • If it’s been treated or not
  • Where it is placed
  • The traffic it endures

Plus, you might also consider whether anyone in the family has allergies to certain chemicals or not. Remember, different carpets need different kinds of cleaning methods. In order to keep your carpet in top shape, it is important to clean it using the right carpet cleaning methods that work best for your carpet.

Whatever your carpet is made of, treated or not, here are few of the most common carpet cleaning methods you can choose.

Hot water extraction or steam cleaning

Steam cleaning is the most common method that professionals use to carpet cleaning and is suitable for most carpets. With steam cleaning you get

  • Thorough pre clean vacuum
  • Spot and stain treatment
  • Steam cleaning process

For the steam cleaning process, a pre vaccum is done, then are stains or spots are treated. Steam cleaning is where a water based cleaning solution is sprayed on the carpet using a high pressure jet spray. Then an industrial vacuum cleaner is used that can work well in your carpet  to draw the dirt out of your carpet right from its base.

Professional carpet cleaning removes the dirt and grit that have accumulated in the base of your carpet that will slowly ruin your carpet if not removed. To get the full life from your carpet you should have your carpets professionally cleaned once a year.

Dry cleaning your carpet

The dry cleaning carpet cleaning process is similar to dry cleaning clothes where chemicals and heat are used to rid of dirt and grime build up from your carpet, then it is vacuumed off.

Foam and powder cleaning

A vacuum cleaner is used to pick up the foam which helps you get rid of dirt and the trapped soil. Another method is using a powder which acts as a cleaning agent. It is sprinkled over the carpet and then removed using a vacuum cleaner which also means, you are removing dirt and other dust in your carpet.

Steam cleaning is generally recommended for most types of carpet.

To get your carpet to be thoroughly steam cleaned, contact Country Life Carpet Care. We can clean your carpet the professional way with impressive results. Ring us now to get a free quote and discuss your needs.